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The Best Water Filters Of 2017

by Justin Thomas •

I’ve been reviewing water filters for about 16 years. One of the best filters I’ve found is the Aquagear Water Filter Pitcher (made in the USA). This filter has been certified by ISO 17025 accredited labs tests to remove lead (97.5%), fluoride (90%), chlorine (99.99%), chromium 6 (99.87%), mercury (99.6%), trihalomethanes (99.99%), DDT (98.8%).

V-Moda Headphones Can Withstand Salt Spray, UV Exposure and Extreme Temperatures

by Justin Thomas •

The V-MODA XS is the most durable portable headphone I’ve found. This headphone is designed to be rugged — it has a steel frame, and a headband that can be bent flat without breaking. It also features cloth braided cords (for durability), and it complies with 810G U.S. Military Standard tests for extreme temperatures, humidity, salt spray and UV exposure.

The Longest Lasting Laptop Of 2016 — 15 Hours Run Time

by Patrick Hyde •

The Lenovo ThinkPad T450s’s capability to browse the internet for over 15 hours without a charge makes it the laptop with the longest battery life. The ThinkPad T450s starts at around $1070 and the extended battery is available for around $80.

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.