Recently, I decided to go on a trip to Europe and wanted to change up my travel style. Typically, I pack a carry-on and backpack for all of my travel, but this wasn’t going to be ideal since I would be traveling by air, train, and even boat while visiting nine countries over the course of 22 days. What do you do when you want to travel as easily as possible? You go the solo backpack route. There are a lot of websites and Reddit threads with packing lists, tips, and concerns. After pouring through many of them we put together a list of some of the best gear for solo backpacking: it’s our list of the Ultimate Backpacking Travel... Read More
So you just got a new DSLR Camera from Nikon, Canon, or Pentax as a gift (or as one of your more expensive impulse buys). Congratulations! Cameras are fun, can capture some great memories, and also give you an excuse to buy some incredibly cool accessories for them. That's where we come in. We have tried a lot of different gear, and we have a lot of gear sitting on shelves that we just don't like. We wanted to tell you about our favorite products, so we decided to launch a new series called "Essentials" that showcases items that everyone should buy with their new tech purchases. The gear listed below combine great... Read More
We decided to build the ultimate gaming PC, and we want you to win it! We scoured the PC landscape for the products that would come together to give you a powerful machine that will take your gaming and entertainment to the next level. We didn't pick the most expensive options in every category, but we picked the components that are going to give you the best bang for your buck. This is some of the best technology that's available today and we hope you all get to experience it whether you win the contest or not. You can simply click here and submit your email to enter the contest: SORRY, THE CONTEST HAS ENDED (Check back soon for more)! ... Read More
Bowling is a great sport. Not only is it a great date atmosphere, but you can continue playing the sport for your entire life. Although the sport is pretty simple at its core (roll the ball, hit pins, repeat) there are some things you should know before you get out to the lanes. So let's get started on a few simple things you should know about the sport of bowling. The first experience most people have with bowling balls come in the form of the "house balls" that bowling alleys put out for new bowlers to use if they don't have their own ball. They work fine for a once-a-year bowler, but they have some limitations: It's... Read More
Do you want to know what a tire alignment is? When you should inflate your tires? What happens if you don't keep them at the proper inflation level? Check out this video from our continuing "Essentials" series to have your questions answered. Featuring a Shelby Mustang and a Chevy Camaro. Special thanks to Phil Baum from ProTech Auto in Bellevue, Pennsylvania.
Getting a new car is (almost) always fun, once you get past the fact that you just laid out many thousands of dollars for something that will (almost always) only decrease in value. One of the things you can do to ease the pain in your wallet is buy buying a few things that won't cost much, but will make your car look much better. Plus, anytime you work on a vehicle and add your own touches it makes it feel a little more like it's yours. Think of it as bonding with your car. So let's get started on a few simple vehicle appearance upgrades that will help make that car of yours look much better. A company from Charlotte, NC has made... Read More