Father's Day 2017: Gifts for the Modern Dad

Father's Day 2017: Gifts for the Modern Dad

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com Buying a gift for Father’s Day used to be easy as picking up something techie (like a new smartwatch) or something more masculine (like a new grill). But dads are no longer a homogenous group. The old-school testosterone-fueled father has been supplanted by ones that are more versatile and in-tune with their specific likes and dislikes. Modern dads now fit into a few categories including hipster, sporty, stylish, creative and cerebral, among others. So if you’d like…

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Ultimate Libations: 5 Boozy Gifts for Expensive Tastes

Ultimate Libations: 5 Boozy Gifts for Expensive Tastes

Photo Credit: Rémy Martin Wondering what to give the person that has everything? How about a unique, ultra-premium spirit that has been carefully crafted over many years, with the best ingredients from around the world? Highly sought after, these bottles are especially valued for their rarity. From the intricacies of a fine aged Cognac to the warmth of a single malt Scotch, here are five impressive expressions that will impress anyone this holiday season. Rémy Martin Louis XIII Time…

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Holiday gifts for every major species of geek fandom

Holiday gifts for every major species of geek fandom

“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful,” William Morris once wrote. In the spirit of that quote, here’s a gift guide that’s got something for every major species of geek fandom. In fact, many of these are inexpensive enough to be suitable for a $ 20 or less gift exchange. Classic sci-fi William Gibson’s Neuromancer punches well above its weight as a founding member of…

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The best science gifts for kids in 2016

The best science gifts for kids in 2016

The idea of a “science toy” sort of breaks down below a certain age. A toddler who cannot yet read does not need a scientific calculator, for example, and even the most science-oriented second-grader might struggle to make it through the collected works of Stephen Hawking. If you’ve got a youngling to buy for, we’ve put together some gift ideas we think they’ll enjoy: things that will cultivate curiosity and stand up to whatever a…

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