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“Do I really need waterproof socks?” some skeptics ask. Think about it like this: no one talks about scurvy anymore, but we all still need to eat fruit. Wet socks are the bane of comfort’s existence. What’s more, moisture can even cause more serious conditions due to the easy,...
Carrying objects is incredibly limiting—clothes can really only have so many pockets before they become impassable as casual wear. Whether simply living life to the fullest each day or organizing something more intentional like the optimal everyday carry, minimizing the space your daily gear takes up proves a practical...
Rinky dink machinery will no longer do in the post-pandemic work-from-home era. Perhaps one of the greatest takeaways I’ve noticed from the past year’s events lies in equipment—oftentimes one really just needs the right gear to get the work done. Those engaged with gaming, coding, and other computer-heavy activities...
When temperatures climb, sweltering climates require an entire arsenal of cooling technologies to keep life liveable. Air conditioning, pool passes, and industrial fans all help you keep your cool, because work and errands and life rarely take summer vacations. However, why invest in all that technology when it can...
Gin gin gin! Love it or love to hate it, gin is the liquor on everyone’s lips. Not so long ago, even the best cheap gin was a lonely, dusty bottle in the cabinet. Today this spirit has become a more commonplace fixture. As the European Bartender School explains,...
Whether applying the finest ginger miso glaze or painting thick brushstrokes of rich barbeque sauce, cooking done correctly is a messy affair. Only a proper kitchen apron can adequately shield you from the splash zone. While these useful culinary tools are often thought of for their clothes-saving benefits, aprons...
Tea tree shampoo has long been thought to suit those specifically struggling with dandruff, but this versatile essential oil from the land down under actually offers a full array of benefits. What’s more, the miracle liquid delivers its bounty in a fashion far more sustainable and healthy than the...
Night vision goggles might seem like the stuff of serious combat and cinema, but since the technology’s arrival during the WWII era (and its mass proliferation during the Vietnam War) the United States military has unleashed night vision's power upon the civilian consumer market. Today, hobbyists and professionals from...
Peacoat? In July? Summer is in full swing right now in the Northern Hemisphere, but in the spirit of solidarity with our global society (and also the spirit of finding a great deal) consider planning your staples for the next season. Since the pandemic scrambled the world and time...
The honeymoon days glow hot and bothered, draped in lace and dripping sweat, but truly great relationships take work. In other news, feeling good requires healthy food, and learning requires reading and studying. Saving money means spending less. Maybe you see where I’m going. Everything worth having in life...