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USWE Explorer 26L Backpack Review

Backpacks have been around for thousands of years so by now you’d imagine we’ve perfected the design of an accessory that holds a load on your back. Then enter players like USWE who think outside the box and introduce new concepts that challenge the status quo… Here’s the USWE Explorer 26L Backpack Review. Spoiler alert:…

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RTIC Soft Pack 40 vs Yeti M30 Review

Soft Cooler Showdown – RTIC Soft Pack vs Yeti M30 Review This serves as a standalone review of the Yeti M30 and a comparison of the RTIC Soft Pack series. The RTIC Soft Pack vs Yeti M30 Review. Disclaimer: we were not paid for this post – but if you’d like to buy either cooler,…

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Zonli vs YNM Weighted Blanket

A Weight Blanket Review What is a Weight Blanket? A weighted blanket is a comforter designed with weights to increase its mass to a described weight. The purpose is to create a “hugging” sensation and otherwise simulate that “weighted” feeling that most people desire while sleeping. It’s used to cure things like anxiety, insomnia, and…

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Patagonia Capilene Thermal vs Smartwool Merino 250

Base layers are a key piece of gear when exploring the world or hiking outdoors. They keep you comfortable by wicking moisture and regulating temperature. Merino wool has spread like wild fire into the industry and is becoming the choice material for most adventurers. It’s comfortable, doesn’t smell, regulates, and there’s a litany of opinion…

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Shark Apex. All Other Vacuums Suck.

It’s 2018 and we’re at the pinnacle of engineering. Cars can drive themselves, buildings scrape the lowest parts of our atmosphere. Phones, a mini super computer in your pocket, convert Night into Day. And despite all this amazing tech a product can still suck you in far exceeding your expectations. The Shark Apex has taken damn…

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The Best Electric Toothbrush 2018

Which toothbrush do I want? The Quip, Goby, Sonicare, or Oral-B? The answer is quick and easy, Oral-B. Why? Here’s a simplified review. It starts in finding the perfect toothbrush. Tired of the expensive Sonicare heads and with rising popularity of services like Quip and Goby – I thought it a perfect time to hunt…

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Surface Book 2 vs MacBook Pro

Surface Book 2 MacBook Pro Innovative Elegant Powerful Build Quality Bad-ass Graphics Card Weaker Graphics Card Windows 10 macOS Flexible Productivity Gaming Greater App Store Selection Je ne sais Quois Better Preloaded Apps Snappy Operation Elegant Operation So many bugs you’ll need an exterminator Less buggy Fluid Animation   Surface Book 2 It’s hard not…