Black Friday 2018: The best sports deals on video games, apparel, fitness trackers, TVs, and more

November 29, 2018

Here’s the sports fan’s curated list for every Black Friday essential. Black Friday weekend is officially in session, which means that over the next few days there will be tons of sweet deals on merchandise, apparel, fitness trackers and other fun sports-related items on your shopping list. Maybe you’ve been keeping an eye on the Fitbit you’ve always wanted, or a pair of Nike shoes that caught your eye. If…

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The Best Gear We’ve Ever Reviewed, Now on Sale

November 14, 2018

REI’s winter sale is one of the best times to stock up on gear for the upcoming season. This year’s sale runs from November 9 through November 19. To help you filter through the deals, we picked out products we’ve already reviewed—and loved—from the sale list. Consider your holiday shopping well on its way. Looking for more sale coverage? Check out our favorite overall deals, these great deals under $30, the best fitness…

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9 ways to support a partner who is working on their sobriety

October 30, 2018

Shutterstock When someone you love is working on their sobriety, it can be difficult to figure out the best way to support your partner while still maintaining a healthy relationship with them in a way that helps them on their journey.  Here are some ways you can help to support your partner as they work on their sobriety — even if you’re not sober yourself. Create an open line of communication….

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2018 New York Wine Experience: The Sommelier Team (Wine Spectator)

One of the Wine Spectator New York Wine Experience’s most important behind-the-scenes teams reports at dawn, uniformed in white jackets, and armed with a waiter’s key and a well-trained palate. They’re the Wine Experience Somm Team, and each year they come from around the world to taste every bottle backstage before it is poured at the seminars and ensure that no bad bottle hits the table during the event’s many…

October 28, 2018
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The Best End-of-Summer Deals on Winter Sports Gear

August 14, 2018

Yeah, we know it’s only August, but there’s no need to wait till fall to upgrade your ski kit—especially when REI has deals this good. Here are ten highlights.  Patagonia SnowDrifter Soft-Shell Snow Pants ($114; 50 percent off) (REI Co-op) Although not completely waterproof, these snow pants have a soft-shell fabric that dumps heat and moisture buildup, so they’re perfect for dry days on the skin track. The stretchy, articulated design allows for a full…

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The best hydration packs you can buy

August 3, 2018

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. The Insider Pick: It’s incredibly important to stay hydrated while active, and with the Osprey Skarab 18 hydration pack, it’s never been easier or more comfortable. The Skarab 18 has enough storage space for all the hiking essentials you need on a day hike, but…

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For All the Insomniacs: A Guide to Thailand’s Nightlife

August 2, 2018

Live like elite, holiday-like A-listers, party non-stop and experience an array of unforgettable nightlife experiences in Thailand. Whether you call it by its name – Thailand, or by its traits – a paradise for socialites, the fact remains that this pulchritudinous country of Thailand will never let you down when it comes to a vacationing. Just for those insomniacs who follow the pattern of partying, clubbing, and jaunting at night…

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19 photos of Navy SEALs doing what they do best

July 17, 2018

US Navy As America’s elite, U.S. Navy SEALs are constantly called for operations around the globe. With a motto of “the only easy day was yesterday,” the average day in the life of a SEAL is usually anything but. Whether they are deploying to global hotspots, honing new skills in some of the military’s toughest schools, or going through training evolutions stateside, SEALs learn to be ready for anything. Here are 19 photos showing what they do best around the…

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