The Best Surround Sound Speakers of 2016

by Brant David •


The Andrew Jones-designed Pioneer SP-EBS73-LR bookshelf speakers are designed to look graceful and classy, and their “virtual surround sound” qualities of clarity and power seem unable to be matched by any other speakers in their price range.

The Best Windproof Lighter Of 2016

by Colin Payne •


The best windproof lighter of 2016 is the Zippo Armor. This windproof, liquid-fueled lighter won’t freeze in cold temperatures. It has a lifetime warranty and is available in dozens of colors and themes.

The Best Waterproof Watch of 2016

by Bethany McDonald •


The best waterproof watch is the Rolex Deepsea. It’s waterproof to a depth of almost 13,000 feet. A less expensive but high-quality alternative, Omega Seamaster is the runner up.