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    I Replaced All the Computer Monitors in My Office With Ultrawide OnesIt does everything an ordinary monitor does, but better.
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    The Best Weighted Vests for Making All Kinds of Exercise Much HarderTrain with it, and once you take it off, you’ll be amazed by your endurance.
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    The 10 Pieces of Ikea Furniture That Will Actually Last Forever(ish)No particle board here.
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    Everything You Need to Start Playing Bridge (Minus Friends)All you need is a square table, some cards, and some cheap accessories.
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    I Found the Best No-Makeup Makeup for Men (A.K.A. Concealers)Eight concealers for men who know nothing about makeup.
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    The 5 Products I Use to Make My House More Energy EfficientIncluding a less-harsh LED light bulb, a more efficient shower head, and blackout curtains.
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    My Favorite Face Masks for Men (and Only Some of Them Are ‘for Men’)Men’s skin is oilier, thicker, and deserves different attention. Also: beards.
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    The Best Petite Jeans and Pants I’ve Found (and I’m Under 5 Feet)Short-inseam options for work and play.
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    I Own 72 Pairs of Sneakers, and These Are the Ones I Run, Box, and Dance In“What sneaker should I wear for [fill in the blank workout]?” is the most common question I get from friends.
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    The 9 Running Shorts I Wear for Everything From Light Jogs to MarathonsFrom snug compression shorts to barely-there pairs.
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    The Moisture-Wicking (and Non-Smelly) Running Shirts I Wear for WorkoutsBetter running shirts that keep me dry — and won’t reek.
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    How to Set Up a Plug-in Washing Machine in Your Tiny ApartmentIt saved our writer hundreds of dollars in under one year.
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    The 4 Best Portable Coffee Makers I’ve Tried (and I Own a Lot of Coffee Makers)Including the best portable coffee makers for French-press, pour-over, and cold-brew coffee.
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    What I Tell People Who Ask Me What Men’s Running Shoes to BuyMy five favorites for every day, traveling, wet weather, and more.
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    The Hiking Shorts I Wear for Just About Any Outdoor TrekThe five shorts I wear whether I’m climbing mountains or plunging in riverbeds.
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    I Use Heat-Blocking Curtains From Target in Every Room of the HouseThey keep the house cool and even reduced my energy costs by 25 percent.
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    What I Tell People Who Ask Me What Smart Thermostat to BuyIt depends, of course. These are my seven favorites.
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    The Running Socks I Wear on Trails, Treadmills, and Distance RunsThey wick sweat, provide cushioning, and prevent blisters.
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    Everything I Wear (and Bring) When I Go KayakingAnd no, the towel is not optional.
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    All the Reflective Running Gear I Wear on Summer NightsAnd it’s not all neon.
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    I Found the 10 Best Wedge Sandals for Wide FeetThese shoes handled subway stairs, post-work drinks, and a few hours at Target.
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    The Running Shorts I Wear for Casual Jogs, Trail Runs, and Distance TrainingPlus a half-dozen highly rated running shorts on Amazon.
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    The Essential (and Affordable) Gear You’ll Need to Puppy-Proof Your HomeDogs are pure joy. But they also came with rug stains, knocked-over plants, and chewed-up computer cables.
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    The Only 5 Knives I Bring to Go Camping (or Hiking or Backpacking)There’s even a machete if you need one.
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    My Quest for the Perfect Pair of Summertime ClogsIn warm weather, clogs can feel hard underfoot and sweaty all around. So I set out to find the right pair.
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    The Running Backpacks I Use for Marathon-Length Endurance RacesFor those days when I need more than a water bottle and Clif Bar.
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    All the Gear That’s Gotten Me Through 5 MarathonsConsider this your marathon starter kit.
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    The Only Tools You’ll Need for Practically Any DIY Home-Repair JobThey’ll cover 90 percent of any job you’ll have to do on your place.
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    Everything I Bring to Go Camping (Except the Tent)Including a camping stove that charges your phone.
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    The Hiking Backpacks I Count on for Every Kind of Outdoor ActivityWhether scaling summits, camping overnight, or a simple day trip.
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    Everything I Pack for a Picnic (and I Wrote the Book)Including a metal stamp for no-leak sandwiches.
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    All the Not-Totally-Hideous Things I Use to Babyproof My HouseSafety first, style second.
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    The Non-Smelly Mosquito Repellents I Use to Prevent Quasimodo-like ReactionsBecause even if I get ER-level allergic reactions, I refuse to spend my life smelling like a citronella candle.
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    What I Tell My Friends Who Ask Me What Binoculars to BuyWhether you need them for the big game, hiking, birdwatching, or stargazing.
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    Everything I Use to Work Out While TravelingFrom the resistance bands for weight training to the jump rope for cardio.
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    The Actually Nice-Looking Things I Use to Live an Ecofriendly LifeThe things that let me do my part without sacrificing looks.
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    I Have Run Hundreds of Miles in My Favorite Pairs of Trail Running ShoesThe best trail running shoes for any situation, including extreme terrain, ultralong distances, and even when you’re traveling.
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    The 10 Best Hot Sauces I Tried at the NYC Hot Sauce Expo, From Mild to WildIncluding one hot sauce that was too scorching, even for me.
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    The Smart Appliances That Actually Make My Kitchen BetterFrom voice-activated trash cans to Alexa-enabled coffee makers.
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    Everything I Use to Keep My Beard Perfectly GroomedIf you have more than stubble, you need more than a beard trimmer.
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    The 5 Best Flashlights I Own (and I Own a Lot of Flashlights)Including the best all-around, the best pen light, a true waterproof version, and the one with the best battery life.
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    The Accessories That Turned Me Into a Master Backyard GrillerI’m a pretty competent griller — but it’s because I have the right weapons, from a great grill and thermometer to a lamp and steel brush.
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    The Tech Toys That Secretly Teach My Kids Coding SkillsThey think they’re just having fun, but they’re learning the basics of programming and engineering.
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    Everything I Carry Around in a Ziploc to Combat My Chronic NauseaI’ll carry this stuff with me when lying on the couch with saltines isn’t an option.
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    What I Tell My Friends Who Ask Me What Digital Camera to BuyWhether they’re looking for a digital SLR, the best point-and-shoot, or something waterproof for kids — all for under $1,000.
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    Everything I Use to Keep My Glasses Spick-and-SpanBecause those silky squares that come with your glasses are a joke.
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    What I Tell Friends Who Ask Me What Bluetooth Headphones to BuyYou can get crazy about specs, but these are best for most people.
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    Everything I Use to Calm My Chronic AnxietyIn addition to my medication, these things help calm the feeling of dread.
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    The Best Baby Swaddles (and I’ve Tried Them All)An obsessive new mom’s ranking.
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    Everything I Use to Keep My Triple-Digit Leather Collection Looking Brand-newCleaning, conditioning, and protecting keeps my decades-old leather goods looking pristine.
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