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How to Block Annoying Spam Calls and Texts In Android Nougat How to Block Annoying Spam Calls and Texts In Android Nougat

Android wants to keep you and spammy callers as far away from each other as possible. When you block a number in Android’s settings, it’s blocked for all apps on your phone forever and without having to go through your network provider. While Google introduced the ability to block numbers on a few years ago in…

How to Display All Those Funko Pops That You Can't Stop Collecting How to Display All Those Funko Pops That You Can't Stop Collecting

You have a couple dozen Funko Pops laying around your house. You don’t know where they came from. Maybe Terry from accounting gave you Groot for Christmas? Maybe you drunk-bought Charmander for yourself? Who knows. All you know is now you have to put these things on display somewhere. Here are the best ways to do that.

How to Pick the Right Trekking Poles For Hiking How to Pick the Right Trekking Poles For Hiking

When you’re hiking for a long time over uneven ground, a good trekking stick can can ease the burden on your legs and back. However, not all sticks are the same. Here’s the criteria you can use to pick the perfect walking stick for your hike.

Drop Leg Bags Are the Perfect Low-Impact Carrying Packs Drop Leg Bags Are the Perfect Low-Impact Carrying Packs

I wish there were a better name for “drop leg bags,” the messenger bags that you strap to your thigh. Thigh tote? Shank sack? Leggage? Whatever you call them, these packs you strap to your waist are the perfect, most stylish blend of messenger bag and purse.

I Tried Basically All of Harry's Grooming Products. Here's What I Want to Keep. I Tried Basically All of Harry's Grooming Products. Here's What I Want to Keep.

“Your face smells amazing,” my girlfriend told me. It’s hard to get better confirmation that you’re using the right face wash than that. A month ago, I decided to mix up my routine and switch exclusively to Harry’s grooming products. I’m not keeping all of them, but some are surely staying.

I Don't Regret Getting Fashion Tips From Overwatch League's Best Caster I Don't Regret Getting Fashion Tips From Overwatch League's Best Caster

Mitch “Uber” Leslie is an Overwatch League shoutcaster know for his loud, ostentatious style of shoutcasting. He’s only slightly less well known for his loud, ostentatious shirts, and I’m shamelessly taking cues from his style.

Make Space for Your Bicycle on the Road With a Pool Noodle Make Space for Your Bicycle on the Road With a Pool Noodle

If your city doesn’t have bike lanes, it’s up to every car that passes you on your bike to determine how much space to give you. They often suck at it. But you can reclaim some space—specifically, the safe passing distance—by strapping a pool noodle to your bike.

All of the Jackbox Party Packs, Ranked By Their Best Games All of the Jackbox Party Packs, Ranked By Their Best Games

The Jackbox Party Packs are a go-to party game in my household. Each pack comes with several mini games, and anyone who’s played Jackbox games can tell you they’re not all winners. Fortunately, we’ve gone through them all and picked out the packs that give you the best bang for your buck.

Everything I've Had to Buy to Live Without a Headphone Jack Everything I've Had to Buy to Live Without a Headphone Jack

I own a Pixel 2 that’s starting to show its age. Am I tempted to upgrade to a new high-end phone? Nope. I’m eyeballing the new, much cheaper Pixel 3A for one very important reason: it has a damn headphone jack.

Closet Cosplay Is the Cheap Way to Go to a Con As Your Favorite Character Closet Cosplay Is the Cheap Way to Go to a Con As Your Favorite Character

Geek conventions are filled to the brim with impressive, overwhelming cosplay. And you’re wearing a t-shirt and a hoodie. If you buy the right pieces, and put in a little effort, that can be a costume, too.

I Must Grudgingly Admit That Laundry Folding Boards Are Pretty Useful I Must Grudgingly Admit That Laundry Folding Boards Are Pretty Useful

If you’ve only seen one of these laundry folding boards only once, it was probably in a scene from The Big Bang Theory. That alone was enough to keep me away for years. But now I must admit...I like it.

Get Better Audio Out of Your Smartphone With This Mobile Sound Gear Get Better Audio Out of Your Smartphone With This Mobile Sound Gear

The best camera is the one you have with you. The same can’t always be said for your microphone. While your phone probably has a great camera, if you want to record video, you should use a better microphone if you want to capture top-quality sound. We have some suggestions.

Quelf Is the Perfect Tabletop Game For Your Outgoing Friends Quelf Is the Perfect Tabletop Game For Your Outgoing Friends

Tabletop games are a fantastic group activity, but not everyone is into arcane rule books and methodical strategies. If you have a more outgoing, theatrical group of friends, you might try Quelf for your next party.

Everything You Need to Dungeon Master Your First Dungeons & Dragons Game Everything You Need to Dungeon Master Your First Dungeons & Dragons Game

From playing a central role in Stranger Things to the record-breaking Critical Role, Dungeons & Dragons has finally found its time in the sun. If you want to start your own game with a group of friends, you’re going to need some gear first.

Make Sure You're Using the Right Cable For Your Gaming Monitor Make Sure You're Using the Right Cable For Your Gaming Monitor

I recently bought a gaming monitor, but I kept using the old HDMI cable that I’ve used for years because it’s what I had. This was a poor decision. As it turns out, I could get significantly better performance out of my monitor just by switching over to DisplayPort.

The Gaming Peripherals You Can Use At the Office, and Why You'd Want To The Gaming Peripherals You Can Use At the Office, and Why You'd Want To

Gaming mice, keyboards, and other hardware are designed for fast-paced action, but it’s precisely that efficiency that makes them so unexpectedly great when you’re on the job, too. It’s been a few years since I wrote that blog, so here’s some of the best gaming gear out there today that’s useful in the office.

Betrayal Legacy Is Long-Form Board Gaming At Its Best Betrayal Legacy Is Long-Form Board Gaming At Its Best

Betrayal at House On the Hill is a modern classic board game that’s different every time you play it. Betrayal Legacy is one of those rare sequels that improves on the first, with a generational story that makes the game uniquely yours.

How Does an Expensive Monitor Arm Compare to a Cheap One? How Does an Expensive Monitor Arm Compare to a Cheap One?

Monitor arms let you position your display (or displays) at any height or angle, and re-position them as you see fit (and as proper ergonomics dictate). The best ones, however, can also get really expensive. Are they worth the extra money, though? We compared a few to find out.

The Workout Gear You Can Use In Your (Home) Office The Workout Gear You Can Use In Your (Home) Office

Finding time to hit the gym is hard, especially if you spend a lot of time working. Fortunately, you can still get a work out in your home office (or even in your office-office, depending on where you work) with just a few pieces of gear. Here’s the workout equipment you can keep in your office without taking up too…

Everything You Need to Automate Your Pet's Life (Except Love) Everything You Need to Automate Your Pet's Life (Except Love)

You love your pets. You don’t have to love all the clean-up and maintenance they require. It’s okay! Fortunately, these tools and gadgets can help automate the boring stuff, so you can spend more time playing, petting, and cuddling your fur babies.

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