The Best Water Filters Of 2015


I’ve been reviewing water filters for about 10 years. During that time, I’ve become convinced that gravity-fed, carbon block filters are the best choice for almost everyone’s filtering needs. Faucet-mounted and pitcher-style filters do not filter water particularly well.

The Best Shower Filter Of 2015


Almost all popular shower filters available today only remove 20% – 80% of free chlorine (not total combined chlorine) from your shower. This includes shower filters that are certified by the NSF #177 Standard — unfortunately this standard only indicates that a filter will remove 50% of free chlorine in the water.

The Ultralight Keychain Tools


These are the most optimal ultralight tools I could find. They all fit on a keychain: Fenix LD01R2 LED Flashlight (very durable and produces 80 lumens of light — as much a bright full-sized flashlight) Leatherman Micra (keychain-sized, ultralight multi-tool, includes scissors, made in US) Titanium Waterproof Medicine Capsule (ultralight capsule for carrying breath mints or pills) Nite Ize Inka …

The Brightest LED Flashlights Of 2015


These days, there are some mighty bright LED flashlights over there — ones that can rival car headlights in their shine. Let’s take at look at some of the brightest in the world: