Guide to keeping the fear at bay
Outback Survival Price: $24.99 Available book stores
If your 4WD breaks down in the middle of nowhere and you have no phone signal, this book could help. Written by ABC TV and radio survival expert Bob Cooper, it will help you find water and food, light a fire without matches, handle snakes and spiders and deal with fear. Top Gear Challenges 6DVD Price: $39.95. Available: video andABCshops
Top Gear fans can now get ‘‘augmented reality’’ content on their smartphone with this DVD. Users can bring the Stig to life with kung-fu moves in a 10-second animation. Just point the Aurasma- enabled smartphone or tablet device at the DVD sleeve. It features desert and ice montages, Stig’s cousin’s laps, and some unseen footage of celebrity laps.
Hand pump Price: $21.95 Available: hardware and auto stores
Kincrome has released a 1L hand pump ideal for pumping fluids into various sized engines. It is suitable for all types of oils, brake fluids, automatic transmission fluids and general purpose cleaners and includes a hooked metal nozzle for hard-to-reach areas. Scale Model Collectible Cars Price: $199.99 (paperback), $9.99 (Kindle) Available: Amazon.com
Endorsed by Hornby Hobbies , this has detailed catalogue listings and histories for brands such as Corgi, Matchbox and Schuco. It includes official illustrations from more than 60 years of model cars.
TV and radio survival expert Bob Cooper