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Father's Day Gift Ideas

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Looking for gift ideas for Dad or the other men in your life? Check out these great products they are sure to love.


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Brooklyn Brew Shop Grapefruit Honey Ale
$40; BrooklynBrewShop.com

This kit contains everything you need to make a light and refreshing citrusy ale that's perfect for those who love bright beers--just add honey and grapefruit rinds. Built on the principles that making beer can be simple, tasty and more importantly, fun. All of their kits are designed for use on a standard kitchen stove and use real ingredients instead of the less flavorful extracts and additives typical in other home-brewing kits.

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EntertainArt
$19.99-$64.99; EntertainArt.com

EntertainArt is high quality, authentic art decor straight from the world of entertainment. Featuring rich detail, deep color saturation, and lively embellishments, EntertainArt is a contemporary way to display artwork with or without a frame. Celebrate your favorite movie and create your own stylish home-gallery. Over 1,000 designs to choose from including DC Comics, Disney, Dreamworks, Lucasfilm, Marvel, Pixar and more.

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Southampton Slim Brief
$74.99; Solo.net

Fully padded 15.6" laptop compartment, internal iPad/tablet pocket, front zippered organizer section with key clip, tartan blue & tan cloth interiors, gunmetal hardware, removable/adjustable shoulder strap, back strap slides over luggage handle.


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Picture Keeper Connect
$119.99-$179.99; PictureKeeper.com

This USB back-up drive was created to secure all of your photos, videos and contacts recorded on smartphones, computers and tablets. Simply plug into your computer, smart device or tablet and immediately protect your files. Portable to be taken anywhere with hassle-free set-up, it will store all your treasured files without compromising the memory on your devices. Available in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB.

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Playster
$24.95/month; Playster.com/us

Playster is a new streaming service that offers the world’s most diverse digital collection and gives users the freedom to switch between one media to the next. The company truly lives up to its mantra “Entertainment Unlimited” with its easy-to-use layout that encourages entertainment lovers to explore various media favorites. A monthly subscription includes unlimited access to movies, TV shows, music, books, audiobooks, comic books and games.


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ScoreArt
$14.99-$39.99; ScoreArt.com

Celebrate some of the most thrilling moments of sports history in your own striking home-gallery. This exclusive, ready-to-hang wall art from many of the major global sports teams like Patriots Super Bowl champions, World Series winners Chicago Cubs, and soccer stars FC Barcelona are picture perfect. Officially licensed by all major sports leagues, choose from the NFL, NBA, MLB, college teams and more to display that sports fervor.




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Beast28: Technical Backpack
$89.99; MatadorUp.com

The Beast28 is the first pack of its kind to combine the convenience of a packable piece of luggage with the technical specs and capabilities of one’s favorite outdoor gear. Travelers with destination hiking in store will never have to sacrifice premium suitcase space for their outdoor packs. It’s lightweight and roomy enough for an overnight in the backcountry, yet packs down to the size of a grapefruit for easy storage at home or when rolling through the airport.

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Ballpark Blueprints
$60 & up; BallParkBluePrints.com

Unique, high-quality, stadium and course blueprints for Major League Baseball, Golf, Professional Football, College Football and International Soccer. There's something for everyone – for lovers of Fenway Park, Wrigley Field, Shea Stadium, Nationals Park, Heinz Field, Augusta National Golf Club, Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, AT&T Park, and more. Hand-drawn artwork of the stadium includes a plan view, signature elevation view, and architectural details unique to the park.

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Roo Kammok
$99; Kammok.com

The Roo Hammock will get you off the ground in a hurry and give you a comfy place to rest wherever you decide to put it. Perfect for parks, backyards, BBQs, patios and music festivals. Big enough for two people and kids love them too.


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Quik Shade MAX Shade Chair
$39.99; Target.com

Now with an improved larger shade, stay comfortable and shield yourself from the sun with the Quik Shade MAX Shade chair. Featuring an ergonomic design and a fully articulated sun shade. Easy to store and includes a carry bag with a shoulder strap. Shade canopy offers adjustable tension to keep mechanism working properly for years to come.


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The Station
$34.99; GreatUsefulStuff.com

This multi-device charging station keeps all of your portable gadgets charged and organized. With room for a laptop, tablet and up to three other devices this sturdy stand holds and hides unsightly cords. A magnetic base flips open to reveal a hidden storage compartment for wires that otherwise clutter up your desk space.


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Men's Walker Shoe
$99.95; VionicShoes.com

Designed to keep you moving with maximum comfort and support, this shoe features an Active Motion System technology in a classic walking shoe style, combining a podiatrist-designed orthotic with a flexible, cushioned outsole and a lightweight, breathable upper. Breathable, moisture-wicking 100% polyester mesh liner with PU foam base that helps reduce friction against skin. Podiatrist-developed biomechanical removable orthotic features an anti-bacterial top cloth to control foot odor. Molded EVA midsole with built-in .5" elevation for a smooth transition in heel-to-toe strike zone.


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The Edison
$68; EdisonAmps.com

Made with Amish American labor and tuned copper to give the nostalgic sound of the old phonographs, Edison Amps bring a bit of slow tech to the cell phone age. The Edisons are solid state amplification refined to give a bit of elegance to your cell phones speaker and microphone. The fact that it works both ways allows you to use speaker phone hands free.


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SOLO Steel 72
$139.99; Target.com

11 ft. x 11 ft. fully assembled slanted leg instant canopy provides 72 sq. ft. of shade for up to 7 people. Sturdy, compact construction with a corrosion resistant powder coated steel frame and weighs less than 29 lbs. Ergonomic, molded handles on the deluxe roller bag let you store and transport your canopy anywhere.


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Upper Hand Playing Cards
$10; Exuvius.com

These playing cards are guaranteed to get the conversation flowing as the hands are dealt. While each deck still exhibits the traditional numbers and suits, it also hides intriguing facts, tips, and how-tos for getting the upper hand in life. From lifesaving survival skills to how to seat a woman in a restaurant, each suit represents a particular category of knowledge every man should master. Features Poker hand border, matte finish, and smooth gliding feel for luxury at its finest.


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Frequency Briefcase
$54.99; Solo.net

Fully padded 15.6" laptop compartment, internal iPad/tablet pocket, front zippered pocket with organizer section, discrete camo lining, high-density PE for cooling, removable/adjustable shoulder strap, back strap slides over luggage handle.



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YETI Colster
$29.99; Yeti.com

The YETI Colster® is like a stainless steel bear hug (or can cooler) for your sodas or longnecks. The Load-and-Lock™ Gasket secures your drink in place while the Colster’s double-wall vacuum insulation keeps your beer or soda frosty longer. Plus, it has a No Sweat™ Design, which means you say adios to damp or frostbitten hands.


Updated: March 2017