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Blue’s Mo-Fi Headphones Have a Built-in Amp

The first thing you're going to notice about these headphones is the fact that the cups are mounted on what appears to be a reverse knee sort of joint (The Arrival, anyone?), instead of heading straight to the band and over to the other ear. Turns out the inspiration for the multi-jointed design was actually based ... continue reading
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This Is What Tanner Goods Sounds Like

There's something about the whirring, clacking, banging and buzzing of a well-oiled machine that makes us feel like a kid in candy shop. Tanner Goods, the company behind all those awesome leather goods, has a whole shop of them. This is what it sounds like on any given day.
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Cult of Individuality – Future Vintage Project SPONSORED

You know you're not supposed to toss your raw denim in the wash, but there's that breaking point when you just have to, right? Cult of Individuality wants to entice you to push those limits with the Future Vintage Project. If you can commit to breaking in a pair of raw denim from Cult as often as possible through April 30th without washing them, you could earn a $1,000 credit and your personal style even get produced. Throughout the process, your jeans will develop a signature fade and a unique wear that's totally your own. Document the extended break-in process, and you could score the $1,000 credit. We’re in, are you? ... check it out
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Wear This: Back To Business

Vacation season is just about over, and that means it's back to business. With the right outfit of quality products and a new pen (or three), you won't even care that Summer seemed particularly short. You might have to get back to the grind, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't look good in the process. J. Crew ... continue reading
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DIY: Modern Concrete Fire Pit

Doing It Yourself isn’t always the easiest or cheapest option, but odds are you won’t find anything more satisfying than finishing a DIY project with your own two hands. Each week, we’re going to showcase one cool DIY project tutorial from around the web. Hanging out around the fire with friends (with adult ... continue reading
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Stainless Steel Open Storage Containers

We generally don't like saying something is the "best of" anything because something will inevitably come out the following week that bests the previous "best of." When that happens, we look like jerks. That said, we're fairly confident that's not going to happen with the new Stacking Shelf Container 50 from Snow Peak. ... continue reading
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10 Siri Hacks You Need To Try

Everyone knows you can ask Siri to search the web for things, read your email out loud and have some Buzzfeed worthy conversations with her. We know she's had her issues in the past, but these ten tricks are reason enough to take her out of storage--which you can do by clicking Settings > General > Siri. Measurement ... continue reading
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Chinon iPhone Speaker Feels Like Old Times

There are speakers you plug your iPhone into with a cable. Speakers you connect to with Bluetooth. Speakers that passively amplify sound (this is the old plastic cup trick). The Legato CH-PS840 from Chinon is one of the latter, but it's also different than other passive amps on the market. For starters, each of the ... continue reading
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USB Device Cables Made From Denim And Leather

It doesn't matter if you're a member of the Apple, Android, Windows or Blackberry smartphone camp, there's always one thing everyone can agree on--the cables all suck. You'll generally only find them in one of two colors. They get tangled. The coating gets separated from the cables and the ends get gnarly. They're ... continue reading
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MHD Customized Seiko 5 Military Watches

The Seiko 5 has been one of the go-to automatic watches for longer than most of us have been alive (60s, in case you were curious) for a number of reasons. It had high water resistance. It had Hardlex glass that was scratch-resistant. It had a 21 jewel automatic movement. Most importantly, it was affordable. It's still ... continue reading
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The Toughest Mechanical Pencils Ever

Rite in the Rain makes some of the toughest notebooks on the market because they're made with a patented paper that's all weather. They made paper impervious to water, so it should come as no surprise that their take on the mechanical pencil is one of the best iterations yet. Using a resin barrel, patented expanding ... continue reading
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