UDAP Bear Shock Electric Fence: ultra-lightweight and battery-powered electric fence system, securing a 30-by-30-ft. camping area. Delivers a 6,000-volt shock when touched – that’s enough to scare off any bears that wander a little too close for your comfort. Great for backpacking and camping, weighs just 3.7 pounds with its two D-cell batteries, which will provide enough juice for approximately five weeks of continuous use, and it packs up in a small 5-by-20-inch storage bag. $299.95
Benin - 30 000 people who live on houses built on stilts. The history behind it? Once they were in a tribal war and their enemy were afraid of the water so they built their houses on the water to protect themselves and have never left. The smallest child to your coolest nonagenarian had their own little canoe.