The Warmest Socks, Gloves, Hats and Scarves

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Click here if you want to jump straight to my list of the warmest garments available. I’ve been researching the warmest wool products available. Here’s what I discovered: Qiviut (Musk Ox Down) Qiviut (pronounced “kiv-ee-ute”) is the name for the downy hair of the musk ox. It is the warmest fibre in the world — about eight times as warm …

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 or pills) Nite Ize Inka …

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 without a crack. The tumblers …

A List Of Goods Still Made In The USA

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Here’s a master list of well-designed products still made in the United States. If only certain products are U.S.-made, you’ll see a “(only selected products)” note.