10 Best Backpacks for Hiking: Shopping and User Guide

Let’s get to the point: Outlander Ultra Lightweight Backpack is the best backpack for hikers looking for a pack option that’s water-resistant, durable, and compact. Made from rip- and water-resistant nylon fabric, the Outlander is strong with long-lasting performance. It’s also light! Stress points are reinforced with bar tacking for increased longevity. And across the backpack are […]

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Best Rye Whiskey

10 Best Rye Whiskies: Shopping and User Guide

RAVE Reviews can confidently say Willett Family Estate Bottled Rye 4 Year is the best rye whiskey on the market. Beautifully layered on the nose, with robust rye on the palate, and a long, spicy finish, Willett Family Estate Bottled Rye is an amazingly well-balanced drink. Try it and you’ll agree, no rye whiskey competes with Willett Family Estate […]

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Best College Football Destinations

10 Best College Football Destinations

For many, summertime means lazy days by the riverside and backyard barbecues. But not us. Okay, we love those things too. That is, when the warm weather isn’t reminding us college football is fast approaching. We crave the roar of the crowd, dressed in their fresh jerseys, as the band plays the alma mater fight […]

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Best Flannel Sheets

10 Best Flannel Sheets: Shopping and User Guide

RAVE Reviews’ pick for the best flannel sheets come from Pinzon. We picked their signature flannel sheet set for many reasons, but up front we’ll say these sheets offer the best combination of softness and breathability around. And at 190 GSM, they’ll help the coldest sleeper stay cozy all night long. What’s best about Pinzon, however, […]

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Best Cooling Sheets

10 Best Cooling Sheets: Cotton, Bamboo, and Silk

After bringing the heat all day everyday, you need to cool down when it’s time to sleep. To do so, look no further than Threadmill’s cotton sheet set, RAVE’s pick for best overall cooling sheets. We love the sky-high thread count of 800, as well as the down-to-earth price point. We also appreciate that the sheets […]

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Best Duvet Covers

10 Best Duvet Covers: Shopping and User Guide

Matteo says we should be less obsessed with the thread count of our duvet covers. Keep reading to find out what they do think is important to look for in a duvet cover. But for now, take our word when we say Matteo’s Sei duvet cover is without a doubt the best duvet cover on the […]

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Best Egyptian Cotton Sheets

10 Best Egyptian Cotton Sheets: Shopping and User Guide

We know your time is valuable, so we’ll get right to it. RAVE Reviews’ pick for best overall Egyptian cotton sheets is Thread Spread’s True Luxury Egyptian Cotton Bed Sheets.  Made from single ply, long-staple yarn, with a sateen weave, they’re a super comfy and affordable way to get some Egyptian cotton sheets in your life […]

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Best Kayak Destinations for Beginners

10 Best Kayak Destinations for Beginners

When it comes to kayaking, safety is important, but you don’t need to be an experienced kayaker to enjoy the rush of paddling through the water at any one of America’s best kayaking destinations.  In addition to tipping you off on great kayaking spots for beginners, we will tell you everything you need to know […]

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How to fix an office chair that won't stay up

How to Fix an Office Chair That Won’t Stay Up

The proper office and desk chairs are a must-have in any modern workspace. But they’re no small investment, and like any mechanical object, office chairs inevitably break down. One of the first things to go in an office chair is the pneumatic gas lift cylinder that keeps your seat adjusted to the right height.  When […]

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How much liquid can you put in checked luggage?

How Much Liquid Can You Put in Checked Luggage?

The answer to how much liquid can you put in checked baggage is really pretty simple: it depends. Yes, we realize that’s not really an answer at all, so let us explain. There are some liquids that can’t ever be brought on a plane, regardless of whether or not it’s in checked or carry-on luggage. […]

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