Japanese people tend to carry around towels with them to dry their hands (so public bathrooms don’t need paper towels or hand driers) and some of them are exquisitely beautiful. This charming one features the daruma dolls you make or buy at New Year.
Fantastic trainers that grip your feet and are incredibly comfortable to walk or run in. They look good and are made without any animal products as well.
Link: Merrell Barefoot Run
Single malt whisky is are a massive waste of money, like expensive alcohol of any variety. Despite that I’ve loved them since a fantastic barman in Motel, Wellington, New Zealand introduced me to Talisker over a decade ago. Springbank is my current favourite but I’ve found maps like the one in this article quite useful for finding others that I might like to try.
I live in a tiny flat but because it’s made of concrete and steel a standard wifi router struggles to stretch from the phone socket to where I use my laptop. Amped are routers built to make the signal stronger. There really need to be laxer regulations to allow more power and more bandwidth allocated to wifi to allow it to reach further but until then Amped are a good solutions.
Reddit has some fantastic corners that are untouched by the homepage groupthink. This is an example, a reddit devoted to which keyboard is the best to buy.
I only buy cheap headphones but this guide helps ensure they’re cheap headphones that work well with options at every price level and style. The best advise is:
avoid products made by Skullcandy, Bose, Beats, or Monster unless otherwise specified in this thread
Link: Headphone Buying Guide
Threadless are a clothing company who run competitions to pick designs to print on their T-Shirts. I love lots of the resulting designs, someone randomly grabbed me in a bar to photograph this one recently which must be a vote of confidence.
Link: T-Minus – Threadless