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Tech & Office
Best Headphones for Sleeping

Best Headphones for Sleeping

After comparing headphones for sleeping in the categories of noise cancellation, sound quality, comfort, durability, price/value, and reviews, we arrived at the Bose QuietComfort 20 as the best headphones on the market for those looking to get some shut-eye. The tips are soft and comfortable and the active noise cancellation circuitry works like a charm without disturbing those around you.

  • Best Headrest DVD Player

    Best Headrest DVD Player

    We studied headrest DVD players on key metrics such as picture quality, sound quality, speed, shock resistance, price/performance ratio, reliability, and ease of headrest mounting. With its true HD video and Blu-ray/DVD playback, the Sony BDP-SX910 is our top pick.

  • Best HDD For Gaming

    Best HDD For Gaming

    The Seagate FireCuda makes use of Flash and SSHD technology to offer a faster experience than any other gaming HDD. You get more space and top-notch performance, regardless of the games you play.

  • Best Headphones Under $200

    Best Headphones Under $200

    The Sennheiser HD 598SR is our favorite pair of headphones under $200 because they are super comfortable and produce excellent sound quality. We also like the fact that they come with two detachable leads and a microphone.

Health & Beauty
Best Probiotic for Constipation

Best Probiotic for Constipation

We compared commercially available probiotics in the key metrics of regular bowel movement support, digestive health support, probiotic strains, price/value, reviews and ease of storage, and arrived at Garden of Life RAW Colon Care as the overall best probiotic for constipation. With regular use, this probiotic works way better than laxatives and without the messiness and unpredictability.

  • Best Tampons for Beginners

    Best Tampons for Beginners

    After comparing these tampons based on metrics such as convenience, absorbency, ease of application, and price-to-quantity ratio, we have found that U by Kotex Sleek Super Tampons are the best tampons for beginners.

  • Best Stethoscope

    Best Stethoscope

    The Littmann Classic III stethoscope with tunable diaphragm is the clear winner for best stethoscope when compared on the key metrics of accuracy, sonic quality, functional designs, durability, price-to-performance ratio, and reputation.

  • Best Safety Razor for Beginners

    Best Safety Razor for Beginners

    After comparing affordably priced safety razors in the key metrics of close shaving performance, handling, user-friendliness, price-to-performance ratio and user reviews, our pick for the best safety razor for beginners is Vikings Blade’s The Chieftain.

Home & Pets
Best Foot Spa

Best Foot Spa

The Brookstone Heated Aqua-Jet Foot Spa gives you a personalized massage like no other foot spa, while providing a quiet, relaxing experience to let go of all your worries and forget about the stresses and strains of the day. There is nothing better than coming home from work and dipping your feet into a relaxing footbath.

  • Best Vacuum for Stairs

    Best Vacuum for Stairs

    After comparing vacuum cleaners in the key metrics of stairs vacuuming ease, suction power, features, price-to-performance ratio and reviews, we conclude that the Dyson DC33 is the best vacuum for stairs.

  • Best Router Table

    Best Router Table

    After comparing router tables in the key metrics of working surface quality, precision and sturdiness, compatibility and features, durability, value, and reviews, a clear standout is found in the Kreg Precision Router Table System as the best router table on the market today.

  • Best Vacuum Under $200

    Best Vacuum Under $200

    After carefully comparing the three vacuums on metrics of versatility, power, and technical strength, the Shark Navigator Lift-Away Professional tops the others. It offers unrivaled suctioning power and dirt isolation, making it worth every penny.

Sports & Outdoors
Best Ice Skates for Beginners

Best Ice Skates for Beginners

We evaluated all the leading brands on criteria such as the blades, the outsole, ankle support, and general practicality, and we recommend the Jackson Ultima Mystique women’s ice skate as the best choice for beginners and recreational skaters.

  • Best Hybrid Bikes Under $500

    Best Hybrid Bikes Under $500

    For beginning bikers, or anyone looking for a great hybrid bike for city riding, the Vilano Diverse 3.0 is the best choice. It is well-built, lightweight, and reliable in all weather conditions.

  • Best Trail Camera

    Best Trail Camera

    After comparing trail cams in the key metrics of day and night time image quality, detection system, battery life, features, durability, and reviews, it’s clear to us that the Reconyx HyperFire Covert Security Camera is the best trail camera available on the market.

  • Best Toddler Scooter

    Best Toddler Scooter

    After comparing the three scooters on 5 key metrics, the undisputed winner is definitely the Micro Mini Original Kick Scooter. It has received consistently high praise from both parents and kids due to unrivaled stability, design, and durability.

Books & Music
Best MCAT Prep Books

Best MCAT Prep Books

The Kaplan MCAT Complete 7-Book Subject Review is our best MCAT prep book after careful comparison against others in the key metrics of content, presentation, effectiveness, price-to-performance ratio, reputation, and user feedback. Everything that can possibly show up in the MCAT is covered here with the best study tips and alerts to high-yield content.

  • Best Juicing Books

    Best Juicing Books

    When comparing juicing books, The Big Book of Juices comes out as a clear winner. With its rich collection of recipes for juices and smoothies, this book will appeal to beginner and veteran juicing enthusiasts alike.

  • Best Harmonica for Beginners

    Best Harmonica for Beginners

    If you’re looking for a great beginner’s harmonica that is good enough to play in any setting, the Hohner Special 20 Harmonica fits the bill. Beautiful to look at and sturdy enough to withstand hours of playing, this harmonica produces a stunning tone that feels at home in all kinds of songs.

  • Best Drawing Books

    Best Drawing Books

    We believe You Can Draw in 30 Days by Mark Kistler is the best drawing book for beginners after rating its attributes against others in the key metrics of content, clarity of instruction, examples and exercises, effectiveness, and reviews. This book is the proof that anybody can learn to draw and do it reasonably well.

Clothing, Shoes, & Jewelry
Best Hunting Boots

Best Hunting Boots

After comparing hunting boots in the key metrics of performance, comfort, protection, durability, ease of putting on and taking off, value, and user feedback, the 8” Danner Pronghorn with 400g insulation is our recommendation for the best hunting boots. These boots are beyond comfortable and durable. Put on a pair of these and you’ll be ready to face anything, and the 400g insulation is perfect for most hunting seasons.

  • Best Safety Razor Blades

    Best Safety Razor Blades

    After comparing safety razor blades in the key metrics of sharpness, comfort, consistency, close shaving performance, and user feedback, we conclude that renowned Japanese company Feather makes the best safety razor blades on the market.

  • Best Survival Knife

    Best Survival Knife

    After comparing survival knives in the key metrics of blade quality, portability, durability, features, price/value and reviews, there’s a clear standout in our search for the best survival knife, and that would be the awesome Benchmade Mini Griptilian 556.

  • Best Welding Helmet

    Best Welding Helmet

    The Miller Digital Elite welding helmet offers versatility like no other welding helmet. Capable of perfect operation in a variety of shade and light settings, it’s an essential piece of kit for any professional welder.

Automotive & Tools
Best Tool Bag

Best Tool Bag

After comparing the most popular tool bags based on durability, price, and design, we picked the Stanley 12-Inch Soft Sided Tool Bag as our top recommendation. It’s not only inexpensive but is also designed to carry a wide range of small to medium-sized tools while still leaving space for personal items.

  • Magnaflow vs. Flowmaster

    Magnaflow vs. Flowmaster

  • Best Car Wash Soap

    Best Car Wash Soap

    We’ve compared car wash formulas in the key metrics of cleaning power, shine, user-friendliness and value, and the Meguiar’s G7164 Gold Class emerged as the best of the best. Countless car owners trust Meguiar’s Gold Class to keep the exterior of their trusty rides in tip-top condition.

  • Best 6×9 Speakers

    Best 6×9 Speakers

    After comparing the key metrics of sound quality, specifications, reliability, value and reviews, we conclude that the Rockford Fosgate R169x3 is the best 6x9 car speaker in production. We found the quality of this speaker to be comparable to other sets that cost twice as much.