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Best Home Brewing Kit: BrewDemon vs Mr Beer vs Northern Brewer vs Brooklyn Brew Shop & More

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The craft beer industry has exploded in recent years, giving ale drinkers a wide selection of flavors and varieties to choose from. It’s also created a culture of beer consumers who have a whole new appreciation for the craftsmanship that goes into creating fine beer. According to the American Homebrewers Association, more than 1.2 million people are brewing their own beer in the U.S. alone. That’s a lot of guzzling! And for good reason since it’s easier than ever to join the movement and brew your own thanks to home brewing kits. No matter your level of passion for beer, there’s nothing more satisfying than enjoying the crisp taste of a frothy beer that you made yourself. It’s not only fun to do, but it’s also more affordable than you might think. We’ve researched the best brewing starter kits available so you can impress your friends and start hoppin’ to it…

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Best Whiskey Of The Month Club: Flaviar vs Caskers vs Taster’s Club & More

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Ron Burgundy once said, “I love scotch, scotchy, scotch, scotch. Here it goes down, down into my belly. Mmmmm mmmmm mmmmm.” Isn’t that how we all feel? Some say that scotch is the eighth wonder of the world. Okay, maybe we’re exaggerating, but it sure is a delectable beverage. We review the best whiskey of the month clubs: Flaviar, Tasting Club, Casker, PourMore, WhiskeyFlavour and Mouth by comparing pricing, quality and customer service and providing pros and cons…

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Best Toothbrush Subscription Box: Boka vs Quip vs Goby & More

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How many of us actually change our toothbrush every three months? That’s what the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends. Those old bristles you’ve been using can harbor millions of types of bacteria — some of which can be harmful to your teeth and gums. With our hectic lives, replacing your toothbrush regularly falls on the bottom of the to-do-list. That’s where joining a toothbrush subscription club can come to your mouth’s rescue…

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Everlywell Review: Are Its Health & Well-Being Insights Reliable?

EverlyWell Review

Consumer health startup Everlywell got its big break in late 2017 when its CEO, Julia Cheek, secured a $1 million investment from the hit tv show Shark Tank. Fast forward more than a year later and this burgeoning business is making a name for itself and garnering some significant partnerships to propel its at-home health testing business. Are Everlywell’s tests accurate? And what can you learn from the 30 separate tests this company offers…

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Discover Your Roots: Ancestry.com Review

Discover Your Roots: Ancestry.com Review

Ever wonder what mysteries lurk within your family tree? You might be surprised at what you can dig up about your roots and how fun Ancestry.com makes genealogy research. The most well-known genealogy website, Ancestry.com lives up to its high-profile reputation. This company placed first in our best genealogy software online comparison review and second in our best DNA ancestry test comparison review…

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Best DNA Test: FamilyTreeDNA vs 23andMe vs AncestryDNA vs MyHeritage DNA & More

 

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Can a little spit really tell you that you’ve got some Albert Einstein in your DNA or that your ancestors migrated from the Middle East 2,000 years ago? Surely, you’ve heard about the craze over at-home DNA tests. Interested in digging deeper into your family heritage? Want to know what test to take? DNA testing is easier and more affordable than you might think and can lead to amazing revelations about who you are…

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Best Genealogy Software Online: MyHeritage vs Ancestry vs FindMyPast vs GenealogyBank & More

Best Genealogy Software Online

Want to know when your family migrated to the U.S. or where your great-great-great-grandmother was born? One of life’s biggest mysteries, “where did I come from?” is now a puzzle almost anyone can piece together, at least when it comes to your ancestry. With the evolution of the Internet, genealogy has become a hot hobby. It’s now easier than ever to trace your family roots back multiple generations online, but where do you start? An online genealogy software program is a great place to begin. We’ve researched many of the best genealogy websites and given you our top choices, as well as some other resources to get you started on your genealogy journey…

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Best Swing Sets For Every Budget Plus Other Backyard Toys

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Have a dire need to get your kids out of the house to play outdoors? You’re not alone, especially when you have a posse of neighborhood kids over. A backyard play or swing set can save your sanity. You might also consider some alternative outdoor play options. We review the best sets by price point, with pros, cons, features and more…

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Best Gut Microbiome Testing Companies: Viome vs Ubiome vs Thryve vs American Gut & More

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What’s in your gut? Scientific advances in the last decade show that a diverse host of microorganisms that live in our digestive systems serve both good and bad roles in our overall health. If you suffer from chronic stomach problems, are curious about your gut makeup or want to contribute to ongoing DNA research to learn more about your gut microbiome, read on…

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Our Guide To Helping You Stay Healthy, Happy, And Well

Part of our exploration into life’s mysteries include researching our mind, our body, our gut, and how they affect our health and well-being. We have a group of dedicates professionals on board for consulting us with medically relevant content. And of course, our researchers always cite legitimate sources and papers to back up their findings. …

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Best Subscription Boxes For Kids: Little Passports vs KiwiCo vs Amazon STEM vs MEL Science & More

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With kids out of school for the COVID-19 crisis (and even home during the summer), it’s important to keep their curious minds engaged in fun and educational activities. Getting a monthly subscription box delivered right to your door is an excellent choice as we’re trying to avoid crowds and socially isolate. Which ones are the best? And what kinds of activities do they include? We’ve done our homework so you don’t have to…

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Best CBD Oil For Pain Relief, Anxiety & More

CBD (cannabidiol) is soaring in popularity for good reasons. This all-natural remedy promises to deliver relief for anxiety, stress, sleep problems, chronic pain, dry and aging skin and more — all with minimal side effects compared to human-made pharmaceuticals. The demand for CBD oil has grown incredibly in the last few years and the market is meeting those needs. With so many companies now offering CBD oil, how do you find the safest and most reputable brands? We’ve done the homework for you. Don’t know much about CBD oil? Read our CBD oil guide to learn everything you need to know, from how it’s derived from the cannabis plant and its legal status to tips for finding the safest, high-quality oil…

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