The Best Shower Filter Of 2015

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In A Nutshell 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. Also, many […]

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The Ultralight Keychain Tools

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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 […]

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The Brightest LED Flashlights Of 2015

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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:

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The Best Water Filters For 2015

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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.

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The Most Durable Glassware and Dinnerware

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This is one of our “Buy It For Life” posts were we feature products that are built to last a lifetime. Duralex Picardie Tumblers Duralex has been manufacturing tempered glassware in France since 1929. Their Picardie Tumblers are known for lasting decades — they will bounce several times when dropped on the floor and survive […]

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The Brightest Flashlight Powered By AA Batteries

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The brightest flashlight that uses AA batteries is the Nitecore EAX, which shines at 2000 lumens. It takes eight AA batteries and costs about $120. It’s waterproof to IPX-8 Standard (1.5 meters) and impact resistant to 1.5 meters. The Nitecore EAX is available on Amazon for about $135. 4Sevens Quark “X” AA² Tactical  Flashlight Another bright […]

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