While Bose’s excellent Quiet Comfort headphones have owned the noise cancelling space for years, Sony is the new champ in town, topping our ratings. Now widely regarded as the best all-around noise canceling headphones you can get, the Sony 1000XM4s offer superb sound quality, cancel out ambient noise beautifully, and are supremely comfy for long flights, train rides, or just working at your desk.
For the fitness-minded father, here’s a full-body bodyweight system that fits in a carrying pouch and weighs less than a pound. The system includes a suspension training strap and anchors so he can easily attach it to a door or tree. He’ll be lunging, rotating, pushing, and pulling in no time, and with six months of free access to the TRX app included, he’ll have plenty of workouts to keep him in shape during this long, gym-free winter.
The Betterair Biotica800 uses a proprietary blend of probiotics to repopulate indoor environments with an ultra-fine mist that continuously releases the good bugs into the air. They land of surfaces, penetrate fabrics, and infiltrate every corner of the home for a safe, naturally cleaner environment. It turns out probiotics can even help fight colds and the flu, which is definitely news we can all use this year. The set includes a Biotica800 base unit, a three-month supply of misting, wall mount, stabilizer feet, and a power cord.
If his favorite phrase is "Has anyone seen my keys?!" he will benefit from a Tile Mate. The number one item finder on Amazon, the Bluetooth tracker clips right onto his key ring and can locate things over 200 feet away. Users praise its long battery life and the loud volume of the ringer (no way those keys are going to get away from him next time!).
Maybe the person on your list already has everything she needs to make the brightest holiday memories, but giving her a new Feed Projects Eleanor Bag (or anything else from the line) does a world of good beyond just giving the gift of fashion. Feed donates a whopping 75 meals to hungry mouths for every Eleanor bag purchased. The gift of karma is a free bonus.
With so many men with different personalities in your life, you’re going to need to think of some fun and memorable gifts that will show them how much you care. Throughout the year, you’ll notice you need gifts for a variety of occasions. Is your boyfriend celebrating another year around the sun? If so, our selection of birthday gifts for him has presents that match any interest or personality. Or is Christmas just around the corner? Our presents for Dad will light up his heart! We also have gift ideas for men for Valentine’s Day, Father’s Day, graduation, weddings, and so much more.
These headphones are worth their price if your dad values performance, comfort, and some control over his auditory environment. He’ll be able to adjust the level of active noise cancellation on a scale from 0 to 10, depending on how much of his surroundings he wants to hear. The Bose headphones have a lightweight design, so they’re comfortable to wear for hours; plus, their controls are easy to use, and they fold for uncomplicated storage.
With battery life that can last about a week, the Garmin Fenix 5S is an outdoorsy fitness watch made for a dad. It has an accurate heart rate monitor, GPS and GLONASS satellite positioning, workout tracking, and step counting. The 5S is particularly nice, because it fits a wider variety of wrists, both large and small, but there are plenty of other awesome fitness trackers if you're shopping for someone with particular needs.
For the storyteller in your life, Storyworth is a service that will send your giftee questions and prompts every week via email for a whole year. The questions will urge the recipient to tell sentimental stories that give a window into their life. After the year is up, Storyworth compiles all those stories into a beautifully bound book, permanently recording all of their best anecdotes and memories.
A grill might not be the most original gift for dads, but our favorite pellet grill is anything but traditional. The Traeger Pro 575 maintains its set temperature to produce tender, juicier meat more consistently than the competition. It can also connect to Wi-Fi, which allows cooks to monitor it from afar—and frees up Dad to join the party instead of hovering over the food. (No judgments if he wants to throw a few burgers on the ol’ charcoal grill for fun, though.)
If you’re buying a laptop for a student (or anyone who needs a great laptop), the HP Envy x360 is just about the best all-around option for the money. Its performance is good enough for everyday tasks like surfing the web and checking email, and its long eight-hour battery life means your giftee can use it all day long. But perhaps what we like best is its 2-in-1 form function that allows you to use the Envy as a tablet, too.
Having a great dry shampoo on hand is one of the secrets to keeping hair selfie-ready, and Oribe’s Dry Styling Collection is the ideal way to seal the good-hair deal. It includes the brand’s iconic Dry Texturizing Spray in two sizes, as well as a generously sized Gold Lust Dry Shampoo. She’ll be able to shave time off her morning routine and go longer between washes with this set, and time is the most valuable gift of all.
We like that it also comes in ceramic and stainless steel versions. Picking one material over another is ultimately a matter of your dad’s preference: Sneak a couple of suggestive questions into casual conversation to decide which might be the best surprise for him. Keep in mind that a full pour-over setup includes a lot more than just the dripper, such as a gooseneck kettle, a good burr grinder, a scale, and a timer.
Jazzercise is back! For under $20 per month, you can give the gift of a monthly membership to this on-demand platform and infuse just the right amount of Spandex-enhanced fitness in someone’s life. The platform includes 10-, 20-, 30-, and 40-minute class sessions, perfect for fitting in a workout no matter how busy your schedule is. Sessions utilize dance cardio, along with other proven fitness methods like HIIT, kickboxing, strength training, and more, to target a variety of muscle groups and require minimal equipment to get the fitness fun flowing. New content is released every week, and it’s a surprisingly fun workout for mother-daughter duos to do together.
Oral B has been in existence for years, and their aim remains the same to help consumers obtain white teeth with no surface stains from day 1. The Oral-B PRO 3000 is an electric toothbrush that comes with three main modes; the daily clean, gum care and sensitive modes. These work to provide you with whiter teeth from your very first use, together with its specific polishing cup feature found on its round head. This electronic brush is known to remove more plaque as compared to a regular toothbrush. It also comes with an inbuilt timer that helps you brush your teeth according to the recommended time stated by dentists all around the world; two minutes.
This gorgeous Teleflora Winter Glow arrangement is a blizzard of enchanting sparkly snowflakes, lush white roses, mini white carnations, and fresh flat cedar branches gathered in a centerpiece-worthy, mercury-glass vase. It’s a fun way of sending some holiday cheer to far-off loved ones. You can also count down to the big day together with one of these cute and clever advent calendars.
Just before his band broke up, and at the height of a period of racial tensions in Palo Alto, California, Thelonious Monk made the unexpected decision to accept a student’s request for him to play a show at Palo Alto High School. A recording of the event is now available for the first time on CD and vinyl, offering a portal to another era—and just some really great music.