If you live in a rain-heavy city and can’t work from home at will, the public transit/walking commute can be brutal. Treat yourself to waterproof shoes, a great umbrella, and a raincoat you won’t dread putting on.
Not just “auto-opening and closing”- this is the real deal.
Men’s feet shouldn’t be seen in public under any circumstance that doesn’t involve a beach or body of water, and barefoot shoes shouldn’t look like the stuff of nightmares. Vivobarefoot has a barefoot shoe for every occasion, and none of their styles will get you exiled from civilized society.
Blunt Umbrellas were your runner-up for best in the category back in 2015. They’re also by far the best looking umbrella on the market, and now they have Tile support.
It’s Fall in North America, and that means it’s probably about to rain where you live, or it just finished raining, or you’re reading this blog outside in the rain right now and your phone is all wet. Nobody likes to be all wet! That’s for fish. Avoiding wetness is why humans invented the raincoat, the umbrella, and…
The new Everlane City Jacket is a mid weight, water resistant top layer with a hood that stays on your head. Available in three colors with the blue being particularly good, the City Jacket has easy-to-adjust Velcro cuffs, snap closure hand pockets, and subtle-but-great detailing. It’s an easy to manage raincoat…
While many riders are happy to hang up their helmets when the weather gets bad, there are plenty of you who ride all year or are more than content to ride in the rain. There are lots more of you who would, if you knew how to do it right—and that’s where we come in.
Collecting rain water for your garden, indoor plants, or anything else you need to water outside is easier than it sounds. You’ll need a few supplies, but our friends at Old World Garden Farms makes it sound easy—and ever so important now that the weather is warm and water conservation is mandatory in many places.
Rain is the worst running weather. Even intrepid athletes who head out in the snow can find themselves hiding indoors on gray days, mumbling about how rain gets in their eyes and soaks their clothes. But it’s possible to thwart misery with a few smart choices, so you can turn heads as people say “Can you believe she’s…
Taking down 34% of your votes without getting turned inside out, GustBuster is your choice for best umbrella. The other four nominees, all great for their own reasons, were only separated by about 6% of the votes, so be sure to check them all out if the GustBuster isn’t right for you.
We shook out your nominations and found five clear frontrunners for best umbrella (actually only one of them is clear). Which umbrella ella ella is your best bet? It’s time to vote.
April showers bring landfills of cheap umbrellas ripped inside out by wind and wear and tear. You deserve a better rain-blocking device, so head for the comments and tell us which ‘brella is best.
If you keep your gadgets and gear in a canvas bag or backpack, they won't be very safe when you're caught in a sudden rain storm. You can prepare for this emergency ahead of time though by keeping a plastic trash bag tucked away at the bottom of your bag.
Android: AlarMe is a weather sensitive alarm clock that keeps an eye on the weather and will wake you accordingly so you're never late because of weather conditions. If it's raining or snowing, you can get up a little early to beat the traffic or shovel out the car.
If you're sick of hearing the noisy THUNK-THUNK-THUNK of water dripping down your rain gutters, you can keep them quiet with a nylon rope and a bit of caulk.
Rain guards for your camera aren't that expensive, but if you'd rather make one yourself yourself, Digital Camera World shows off how to convert an old CD spindle case into a rain guard for those rainy spring shoots.
We've talked about how mild ambient noise can keep you motivated and productive, but finding the right sounds and the right amount of ambient noise to help you focus can be tricky. Soundrown can help. Instead of locking you into one type of sound, the webapp lets you choose, adjust the volume, and offers clean…
When you want to give your laptop a little lift to make your workspace more ergonomic and comfortable, you have plenty of great laptop stands to choose from. Some offer added features like cooling fans, extra ports, or space-saving designs, others just get the job done and get your laptop off your desk by a few…
Working on a laptop for long hours can be killer on your back, neck, and overall posture. An easy and affordable way to upgrade the ergonomics of your workspace is to grab a simple laptop stand, and whether you build one of your own on the cheap or buy one with a fancy design or added features, it's a great idea to…
Do you stay drier walking or running in the rain? Many of us run, and it seems like common sense, but this question has been debated before. MinutePhysics explains on YouTube the science behind why running is the best strategy if you don't like getting wet.