Wearable tech is a growing and increasingly diverse market; they all track distance and calories, and most tell time. They all have their pitfalls — battery life, compatibility, reliability, size, price — but what determines the best device is your individual needs. Do you need to streamline your workflow or measure how streamlined your backstroke is? Do you need a sleek timepiece or do you dig the outright nerdy look? Weigh your responses and use our guide of the best options.
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Knock 'em Out of the Park
Whether you participate in, watch, coach or simply nerd out about athletic endeavors, you’ll need some gear to supplement the activity. In addition to those courtside tickets and signed jersey you’ve got wrapped elsewhere, these, the best sports gifts under $100, will be a grand slam in a stocking.
Bozeman Coat Rack By General Manufacturing This minimalist coat rack is essentially a two-part affair: the Michigan walnut base plate is rich and masculine, and the thick wire used to form the five “hooks” — each with a tip hand-dipped in rubber — is one continuous piece. You’ll want one of these even if you’ve…
From Baby Daddy to Father
It’s the scariest and most exciting thing a man will ever face: fatherhood. Suddenly there’s the pressure of knowing this human life is wholly reliant on you, the hope of being just like your father or the fear of the same thing. It’s the moment when BC becomes AD, a distinct frozen moment when a corner is turned and there will forever more only be a “before” (child) and “after”.
For many of us, Father’s Day means finding the right gift for Dad. But now some of us will be receiving gifts as well, and so without further ado, we introduce New Father’s Day — along with a wish list for the sleep-deprived new dad to make the beginning of this next lifetime easier.