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10 Gifts for Your Boss

You don't have to be a suckup to give your boss a nice gift. Follow a few simple rules, then choose one of these 10 great gift ideas.

15 Great DIY Gifts for Geeks

Whether your geek is into comics, Star Wars, Lego, or steampunk, you can make a cool, thoughtful gift they'll love once for being DIY and twice for being nerdcore.

20 Most Useful Pet Food Websites

If your pet has a picky palate, you can save on time and money by shopping at these online pet food vendors.

Stuff We Love: A Lifefactory Reusable Glass Water Bottle

A reusable water bottle saves money and the environment. Choose a glass bottle to avoid the BPAs found in some plastics and the metallic flavor of stainless steel.

Hungry? 20 Popular Online Grocers to Satisfy Every Craving

If you're too busy to go to the store or need something special, count on these Internet grocery stores to bring home the bacon (or the pineapple or bell pepper).

The 5 Best Food Processors

Save time (and fingers!) by delegating all your chopping, mincing, and dicing to one of these top-notch food processors.

The 5 Best Noise Canceling Headphones

Whether you work in a busy office, travel a lot, or just love listening to music, these headphones deliver spectacular audio quality and minimize distractions.

The 5 Best Standing Desks

There's more to a standing desk than the extra height. Find out which desks rank the best durability, sustainability, and adjustability!

The 5 Best Freezers

Buying or making food in bulk and storing it in the freezer is one of the best ways to save money. Do it with one of these great freezer picks.

Go, Tea, Go: The 10 Best Online Tea Merchants

Got tea on your mind? Check out the massive selection of everything tea at these online shops.

The 5 Best Scanners

Whether you're trying to preserve family photos or make your office paperless, you can do it with one of these excellent scanners.

Discount Designer Clothing: 17 Places to Get Name Brands for Less

Stop paying retail, and stop settling for lower quality materials and design. Shop these discounters instead for designer fashion, shoes, and accessories.

The 5 Best Deep Fryers

Deep-fried food are deeply delicious. Serve up tasty French fries, eggrolls, fried chicken, and more with one of these excellent deep fryers.

The 5 Best Refrigerators

Get the best combination of energy efficiency and organization with one of these excellent refrigerators.

The 5 Best Food Dehydrators

Dehydrating food allows you to easily preserve your garden's bounty. Do it with one of these affordable, reliable dehydrators.

The 5 Best Small Appliances for Students

Make your dorm room feel like home with these appliances that make it easy eat, caffeinate, clean, and more.

The 5 Best Panini Presses

Panini presses are good for more than just sandwiches — these great appliances can also help you grill up food quickly and easily.

Stuff We Love: Make Delicious Ice Cream With the Lello Gelato Junior

Take your home ice cream routine up a step without spending a fortune. The Lello Junior Gelato ditches the clumsy freezer bowl and delivers easy frozen treats.

Stuff We Love: Chrome Messenger Bags — Carry Everything You Need for Biking and Beyond

A durable, comfortable Chrome messenger bag is just the thing for hauling a laptop to work or a casserole to a potluck.

What to Buy (and Avoid Buying) in September

September is the time to take advantage of Summer clearances while looking for small appliance deals. Meanwhile, hold off on big HDTVs and fall fashion.