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Best Headlamps for Hiking 2018

a couple of hours ago

It is always interesting to plunge into the lap of nature through hiking or camping or even climbing. But nothing stands the thrill and adventure if you are at the mid of nature in pitch dark. The importance of the headlamps illuminates from there. In this article we will discuss some of the most crucial points the buyer must keep in mind while buying the Best Headlamps for him/her.

Some of the essential features of Best Headlamps

If you are a regular hiker or climber, then you already know what to look for in a good headlamp, but if are a beginner and already perplexed what to look for in your best headlamp, then follow the given points!

  • Durability
  • Longer battery life
  • Both the facilities of recharge and disposable battery
  • Light weight
  • Less battery consumption technology

Petzl Reactik+

The Petzl Reactik+ headlamp is perfect for the hikers and mountaineers as it offers a higher brightness (300 lumens spend a night in nature maximum battery life (maximum 17 hours) to walk or climb in pitch darkness. It has a Bluetooth chip that allows you to adjust the headlamp’s beam pattern, through a sensor which analyses the natural light and adjusts the beam pattern and brightness accordingly and thus the users don’t have to worry about regulating brightness in relation to battery consumption. The headlamp will adjust itself to achieve the best results. However, there is still option to choose between 3 different battery modes – Max Power (2.5 hours), Standard (5 hours) and Max Autonomy (10 hours). But, to get a maximum battery life of 17 hours, the reactive light to be turned off. It has a rechargeable battery with the help of a micro USB cable but the headlamp also works with the disposable batteries. This budget-friendly lightweight headlamp is thus the first of our list.

Black Diamond Spot

If you are looking for a hiking headlamp with longer battery life then Black Diamond Spot is the right choice for you. Suitable for hikers and mountaineers and also for runners, it offers a brightness of 300 lumens and beam distance of 80 meters. Comes with the ‘PowerTap’ technology, that helps you change the brightness easily and quickly. Black Diamond Spot offers the users simple but effective features and the battery level indicator is one of them. This headlamp provides the lock to achieve great durability. This lightweight headlamp (3.2 oz) works on three AAA batteries and three-level power meter shows remaining battery life. Black Diamond Spot is water protected against water immersion down to >1m and yet this headlamp does not make a hole in your pockets makes it one of the best headlamps.

Many hikers get confused while choosing the best headlamps for their next adventure and it is true that there are a number of them in the market. Just without making an unnecessarily long list of those, we have stick to two most commonly known as best headlamps with all the needed features, money saving and yet the best in the market. we can also check our buying guide about best hiking pants.


a few months ago

There are two types of man, one who wants to experiment with the latest technology & opt for accessibility, practicability & usability of an electric shaver & the other type being the pristine, less expensive manual razor. With the technological advancement electric razors have the ability to do both, a wet shave & a dry shave. Electric shavers have a 99.9 % accuracy rate if used properly. Given the advancement there are all types electric shavers available in the market, three, four or five blade, rotary or foil type, wet or dry type, type with flexible head etc.

Here is a list for the top three electric shavers available in the market:

  • BARUN SERIES 9: Not recently released but recently updated. Serie 9 have the following models 9295cc, 9290cc, 9293s & 9095cc. Beautifully crafted with plastic & chromes, it feels sturdy, sleek & fits perfectly in hand. With excellent battery backup it can go up to an hour of usage with full charge. Its outstanding performance is due to two cutting elements which are “direct and cut” and another is designated “hyper-lift and cut” to cut hairs of different types in different areas like on neck & chin areas. All the models come with a charger & cleaner socket.

Priced starts at $ 199.

  • PANASONIC ARC 5: Models ES-LV9N-S, ES-LV9A-S, ES-LV9B-S have taken Panasonic’s electric shavers a notch up this time. A worthy mention for their hard work. Panasonic Arc5 With 5 cutting blades it is one of the best electric shaver money can buy. With a 14000-rpm motor it is one of the powerful shavers available in the market. With automatic charger & cleaning it has a LCD display, which displays the charge. Capable of both dry & wet shave it is 100 % waterproof. They have a pivoting head like the Braun, with the same type of lift and cut action provided by the reverse-taped foils.

PRICE: Starts at $ 135

  • REMINGTON F5-5800: This product from one of the oldest personal grooming company definitely has to make to the list just because of the fact that lot of us is looking for a product which is easy on the pockets but have a good shave. Remington F5-5800 is one of such product which can be trusted up on both the price & the quality. It uses a technology called “intercept trimmer” between the two foils which grabs longer hairs and trims them down to the shorter level. It doesn’t come with a cleaning unit obviously due to low price. It is also not water proof but water can be water washed.

Price Starts at $ 40.66

Now a day as the world is growing shorter the use of technologically advanced products is a boom to everyone’s life. Each of the products are best in the line ups for the respective companies. The first two works good for sensitive skin people too. This is not a countdown but are good shavers which can be used. You can let us know which model & make is your favorite in the comment below.

Why should you buy a coffee maker?

6 months ago

Coffee is a great mood swinger. Everyone loves coffee. However, making fresh coffee daily can be cumbersome. In order to reduce the complexity and save time, technology has exposed the great coffee maker. If you want to prepare coffee for single servings, then you can choose the best single serve coffee maker from any major online shopping sites. This automatic coffee maker makes much sense. If you are perfectly aware of the benefits of coffee, then you will be buying coffee maker definitely. Let us see some of the benefits of coffee.

  • Anti-depression agent

A recent study done by the National Institute of Health has revealed that coffee is a great anti-depression agent. It found that people who drink five cups of coffee are less likely to get depressed. The high percentage of caffeine in coffee helps to reduce the depression and change the mood. Coffee is a rich source of anti-oxidants. This is why Americans consume more cups of coffee every day.

  • Great for liver

A study published in 2006 has shown that those who drink more than one cup of coffee a day might develop less liver cirrhosis. This disease generally occurs when a person consumes more alcohol, which leads to liver disease and cancer. Also, coffee has a positive impact on the liver. Further, coffee helps to prevent people from developing NAFLD.

  • Reduce the risk of Parkinson’s disease

Drinking coffee daily helps to prevent people from developing Parkinson’s disease. Studies have reported that people who use more coffee will be less likely to develop Parkinson’s disease. It is much more beneficial in reducing the risk of Parkinson’s disease.

  • Skin Cancer

Apart from the liver & Parkinson’s disease, coffee can help in preventing the skin cancer especially if you are a woman. The studies made by Harvard Medical School has reported that those who drink three cups of coffee a day are less likely to develop skin cancer. Notable, coffee works great for women in this case.

  • Type 2 Diabetes

It could lessen the risk of Type 2 Diabetes. If you have type 2 diabetes, then you should consume a cup of coffee a day. A recent study has shown that those who drink more than a cup of coffee a day reduce their risk of this disease by approximately 50 percent.

  • Be a Better Athlete

Surprisingly, coffee makes you a strong athlete. The high percentage of Caffeine content in coffee will increase the number of fatty acids. These fatty acids will act as a fuel and thus it reserves carbohydrate for future use.

Such are the reasons to consume coffee daily. The caffeine content in coffee makes you happy forever. It has so many benefits in it. So, what are you thinking apart? To inhale all these benefits, you can take some cup of coffee every day. So, you can order a perfect coffee maker to make fresh coffee on your own. Enjoy your delicious coffee.

Showbox 4.94 APK Added New Features on board

8 months ago

Showbox is not only an app to watch free movies and TV Shows but also a whole new world full of entertainment. It created a huge fan base around the world with regular content updates, and the very basic thing which has kept Showbox stands ahead of all the other online movie streaming apps is its system or app update at regular interval.

Showbox 4.94 APK- New Features & Changes

An update isn’t about changes in the interface for superior user experiences, but sometimes it fixes some crucial bugs and makes the app run faster.

There are so many technical issues revolve around an update of an app. Starting from minimizing the size of the app to increase server response timing by shortening the codes.

Showbox has released its new update of apk, a new version of the app. The version code name is 4.94; it has arrived just after a month of release of the earlier one, 4.93. Let’s move to the technical analysis of the whole new version of the Showbox APK.

Changes in the interface of the app

Well, it’s not like that you won’t see a fully new design, but some tweaks in button designs instead. The Watch Now and Download button have been redesigned, and now these look crispier than the previous design.

Changes in streaming Window

I personally disagree with the change, and according to me, the previous one was better. With the new update, you can’t play videos in part. That means you will miss the option of minimizing the window of the running video while scrolling for more videos simultaneously. YouTube was the pioneer of this design and Showbox adopted that same, but somehow the developers behind it didn’t feel that right and had removed that feature- A mistake of course.

# Showbox brought the feature onboard a few updates ago, and many users reported bugs in the loops of the process though with few subsequent updates it became almost okay from every technical corner and user’s point of view, but I am not sure what compelled them to sacrifice this awesome feature!

Changes in nomenclature of the server

It’s not a big change, earlier when you select a video; there were two options for servers- Server 3 and Server 4, but now, the nomenclature of the servers have been changed into alphabetic from numeric. Now, these are Server A and Server B.

Do you like these changes in the latest Showbox Apk? Let us know your views and findings.

Vikings Season 5 First Look Revealed, Bishop Heahmund and Ivar are Set for a Battle

9 months ago

After waiting for quite a long time, viewers finally got an insight into Vikings Season 5 first look. Exclusively reported by Entertainment Weekly, the images focus on three of the most crucial characters of the show, Ivar, Bishop Heahmund and Bjorn. Therefore, the all new images of Vikings Season 5 have made fans exhilarated.

If you look carefully at the pictures, you will realize that Ivar and Heahmund are at the same battle field but the former is left dispirited and the latter looks quite determined. And Bjorn on the other hand, is seen riding on camel in a dessert.

Vikings Season 5 First Look

Earlier speculations had already highlighted that there would be a major face-off between Ivar and Heahmund in the upcoming installment. And now it seems that the scenario has every possibility of taking place.

First Look of Vikings Season 5

Coming to the character of Bjorn, we already know that he could go to the Mediterranean for raiding and might get killed there. But the recently rolled out image of Bjorn have kept the hopes of fans intact. And after the revelation of Vikings Season 5 pictures, fans are now waiting to witness his fate on the new installment.

Vikings Season 5 1st Look

The first look of Vikings Season 5 has elevated the excitement quotient of almost every fan. And now they are looking forward to get an insight into the release date of the entry. Talking about other rumors related to the forthcoming entry of the historical drama series, it has been said that Sigurd could be alive. We saw the character breathing his last in the previously aired season but several fan theories say that he might have escaped his death. But we cannot say anything regarding the speculation right now and need to wait for the telecast of the fifth season.

​Vikings Season 5 first look has certainly made fans excited but they are looking forward to get more insight into the happenings of the new entry. And the upcoming installment is definitely going to keep viewers hooked on to it.

Vikings Season 5 Release Date will be Announced at SDCC, Installment Could be the Last One

We already know that Vikings Season 5 will appear on San Diego Comic Con 2017 festival and now it seems that even the air date of the installment will be announced during the event. So we can surely envision getting more insight into Vikings Season 5 release date in the coming days. People are expecting the new entry to be telecast on History channel in November this year, but we need to wait until an official confirmation is made.

Apart from the Vikings Season 5 release date, people are also excited to know what is in store for them in the new entry. But there could be a dispiriting news ahead of them as reports have now stated that the upcoming installment might be the last one in the series. This news came into the picture when the same was hinted in Alex Høgh Andersen’s mockumentary.

Vikings Season 5 Release Date

​If you watch the video properly, you will get to see Hvitserk saying that the entry will conclude right after the broadcast of the upcoming season. But we cannot really come to a proper conclusion right now as the news is not officially confirmed.

Coming back to the release date of Vikings Season 5, fans got a hint of the new installment getting premiered this year when Alex Høgh Andersen announced about the same. And on the other hand, Clive Standen also stated that the upcoming installment will appear on the small screens by the end of 2017 but avoided telling the exact premiere date of Vikings Season 5.

We already know that the last season was broadcasted in two parts and now it seems that even Vikings Season 5 will be divided into two halves. It is quite obvious that the upcoming season is going to be much more absorbing than all the other four entries in the series. And it seems that Lagertha could breathe her last in the fifth installment as Ivar might end up killing the character this time.

But for now people are actually looking forward to Vikings Season 5 release date. And the entry is surely going to come up with innumerable shockers which might leave viewers jaw-dropped.

Vikings Season 5: Show to Appear on SDCC 2017, Without Travis Fimmel

9 months ago

Katheryn Winnick who portrays Lagertha on Vikings is known for updating her fans about the upcoming season either through her social media accounts. Recently she announced that Vikings will be heading to San Diego Comic Con festival 2017. But now it has been said that Travis Fimmel won’t be a part of it. We already know that Ragnar will now appear on Vikings Season 5 as the character breathed his last in the previous entry. Therefore, this news may sound legit to most.

Vikings Season 5

Fimmel’s absence at the SDCC 2017 came into the picture when Inquisitr reported about the same. People will certainly miss his presence at the festival but at the same time viewers are excited to see Alexander Ludwig, Gustaf Skarsgaard and Winnick at SDDC this year.

The forthcoming season of the historical drama series has been surrounded with quite a lot of speculations but all that the viewers are looking out for right now is the actual Vikings Season 5 release date. Sources say that the upcoming installment will premiere on History channel by the end of this year. Winnick even once took to her official Instagram handle and posted a post-production image of the installment through which she indicated that Vikings Season 5 will hit small screens soon.

According to few reports, viewers may this time get to witness the death of Bjorn. The character is said to visit Mediterranean for raiding but he may have possibilities of dying while doing so. Nothing has been confirmed at this point as this is a sheer speculation. But we surely can envision the death of some more central characters in the new installment.

And on the other hand, Sigurd who was killed by an axe in the previously telecast season can also come back to the show. Many fan theories say that the character might have escaped his death due to which his appearance has chances of taking place.

Vikings Season 5 may have possibilities of premiering by end 2017 but we certainly can surmise to come across some more rumors related to the forthcoming installment.

Alex Høgh Andersen’s Mockumentary Hints the Show Might Conclude After Vikings Season 5

9 months ago

The forthcoming entry of Vikings is making headlines almost every single day. Some of the cast members make sure to update their fans with the upcoming installment and it seems that the release date of the entry could be rolled out soon. Apart from the Vikings Season 5 rumors are certainly pouring like anything these days but recent reports have also highlighted something about the sixth installment.

Alex Høgh Andersen’s mockumentary, Cold on the Top, which won the best screenplay award highlighted a fictional Andersen but a part of it made Vikings fans jittery. There is a scene in the mockumentary which depicts Hvitserk stating that Vikings will come to a conclusion after the telecast of its first season. This news is certainly not officially because of which we right now cannot really contemplate about it.

Vikings Season 5 Rumours

Coming back to Vikings Season 5 rumors, it has also been said that Bjorn could breathe his last in the upcoming season. And this might sound legit as several central character dies in the previously telecast installment. Therefore, the makers this time might plan on including the death of some more characters.

Almost every report on Vikings Season 5 released date has stated that the new entry in the historical drama series has every possibility of premiering by the end of 2017. But the exact date has not been disclosed until now. The shooting for all the episodes of the new season has already been done due to which showrunners could declare the release date quite soon.

Getting deep into the speculations related to the forthcoming entry in the series, Sigurd has chances of getting back to the show. Sources say that the character might have escaped his death when his brother Ivar planted an axe on his abdomen. But we cannot be sure of it right away and have to wait until the premiere of the fifth installment.

We might end up getting more insight into the Vikings Season 5 rumors. And people are anxiously waiting to release their patience level by getting an idea about the official release date of the entry.

Vikings Season 5 Release Date to be Announced Soon

10 months ago

The climax of Vikings Season 4 made fans quite frenzied regarding the upcoming entry. There are several speculations related to the installment which emerge almost every day and now it seems that the release date of Vikings Season 5 could be announced soon.

Reports earlier stated that the filming of the upcoming entry had finally come to a conclusion. Therefore, people are expecting Vikings Season 5 to get rolled out soon. It seems that the surmise might be true as Katheryn Winnick, who portrays Lagertha on the show, has hinted about the same.

Winnick took to her Instagram handle recently and posted a post-production picture of Vikings Season 5. The caption of the image indicated that the next entry in the series has possibilities of hitting small screens soon. This particular hint by Winnick has made fans more thrilled and now they cannot wait to known about the exact release date of Vikings Season 5.

A recent speculation regarding Vikings Season 5 made fans quite shocked as sources said that Sigurd, who was killed in the previous entry by Ivar might come back in the next installment. It has been said that Sigurd might have escaped his death and got unconscious when he was hit by the axe. This particular rumor is at rife and every other Vikings fan is waiting to get more insight into it. But we cannot draw a conclusion until Vikings Season 5 gets telecast on History channel.

Several pivotal characters die in the fourth entry of the historical drama series which certainly left fans dispirited. The same situation can emerge in the upcoming entry as well and reports have already stated that Bjorn could breathe his last in Vikings Season 5. And this might take place when Bjorn would go for raiding in the Mediterranean.

We already know how Lagertha killed Aslaug in Vikings Season 4 due to which it has been speculated that this time Aslaug’s sons could be the reason for Lagertha’s death. So does that mean that Lagertha will meet her end in Vikings Season 5?

The makers of Vikings might not have declared the exact release date of the upcoming season but fans are certainly waiting to get more insight into the installment.

Vikings Season 5: Here’s Why Sigurd Could be Alive

10 months ago

The shooting for Vikings Season 5 has already come to a conclusion but it seems that every other day some or the other speculation is pouring in. And this will certainly happen until the new installment gets broadcast of History channel. The historical drama series which created ineradicable mark on the small screens has delivered four successful and victorious installments due to which the expectations from Vikings Season 5 has certainly elevated to a great extent. Talking about rumors related to the next season, we did see Sigurd’s death which was caused by the ferocious Ivar. But now it seems that the character could actually make a comeback on the fifth season.

Vikings Season 5

Is Sigurd still alive?

There are quite a lot of theories which are emerging regarding the speculation, and sources say that Sigurd did not die when Ivar planted an axe on his abdomen rather he might have been unconscious due to that. However, fans also think that just because the axe was too small, it might not have killed Sigurd.

If at all Sigurd happens to be alive and reappear on the show, then the tables would surely turn and something jaw-dropping may take place. So can we say that Sigurd’s wrath for Ivar will grow and he will try his best to take the revenge from his brother?

Even after the filming has come to a conclusion, people are still not aware of the release date of Vikings Season 5 but speculations highlight that the new entry in the series could get telecast by the end of this year. And on the other hand, some fans are envisioning the season to be out in Fall 2017.

Many of them are already getting impatient and anxious to witness the happenings of the fifth installment already. And the other rumors related to the show have made them more frenzy. Floki this time could make his fans jaw-dropped by discovering Iceland and this has almost every probability of happening as several sources have spoken about the same.

Vikings Season 5 might air a bit late but we are expecting to hear some more speculations related to the forthcoming entry.