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The 5 Coolest Lara Croft Costumes [Ranked]

If you want to dress up like Lara Croft- you’re in luck. There are a bunch of cool costumes and YouTube explainer videos to help you achieve the look of this controversial video-game and movie heroine. Indeed- Angelina Jolie’s cinematic interpretation of the 1996 video game caused a huge stir. And her look became iconic (Source).Costume Or […]

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The 5 Best Washi Tape [Ranked]

This decorative Japanese tape has a ton of different uses- a slew of crafty YouTubers have showcased its diverse various applications. Indeed- there are a ton of washi tape designs you can select. Many craftspeople have entire closets crammed full of the tape in colors and prints & different widths. It’s super-addicting once you get started. It’s […]

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The 5 Coolest Dinosaur Costumes [Ranked]

If you’re starved for costume ideas- you cannot go wrong with a dinosaur costume. While the most popular is undoubtedly the inflatable T-Rex, there are some plush fabric slip-ons ideal for adult and children as well. The inflatable options are battery-powered by double AA or triple AAA fans.  This one even comes with a roaring sound!Buyer […]

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The 5 Coolest Deadpool Costumes [Ranked]

​The Deadpool character is a phenomenon- people love this snarky sociopath.  He’s a ribald, cocky Marvel superhero- and if you want to be like him, probably the closest you’re going to get is buying a replica costume. We collected the five best-selling Deadpool costumes below. Whether you’re buying it for ​adult cosplay or your kid’s Halloween party, buyers […]

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The 5 Coolest Pikachu Costumes [Ranked]

If you have a dire urge to dress yourself or your kid up like Pikachu- rest assured there are some amazing costumes on the market. Buyer FeedbackWhile many of the costumes are designed for kids, there are adult Pikachu costumes, as well. Sizing can be a bit tricky. In our research buyers say that sometimes they have […]

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The 5 Coolest Steampunk Goggles [Ranked]

No steampunk cosplay is complete without a pair of retro-futuristic goggles.  We assembled a list of the five best-selling steampunk goggles.What Is Steampunk?But first…if you’re unfamiliar with this science fantasy subgenre, it draws inspiration from the technological aesthetic of 19th-century industrial steam-powered machinery (Source). Closely affiliated with cyberpunk, steampunk is more concerned with alternative history- frequently […]

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The 5 Best Scissor Sharpeners [Ranked]

Scissor sharpeners are tools that are used to keep scissor blades sharp. Scissor sharpeners can be simple manual devices such as a sharpening stone or they can be complex electric machines or something in between. How do they work? Scissor sharpeners generally use a type of stone to sharpen in which the blade of the […]

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The 5 Best Paper Cutter Trimmers [Ranked]

Paper trimmers are crafting tools for exactly cutting paper materials (Source). In this post, we examine five of the best-selling paper cutters.   That said, our quick pick if you need a heavy-duty trimmer for materials like cork, chipboard, vinyl, foam, burlap paper, and cardstock layers, check out the Fiskars Rotary Trimmer. For lighter-duty paper-cutting applications, the Fiskars 12 […]

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The 5 Best Hand Planes [Ranked]

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Hand planes in olden times were indispensable woodworking tools. They were always on hand to shape, smooth, and straighten any piece of wood in your home or workshop. Carpenters would haul an entire tool chest of specialty planes. Nowadays power tools like belt sanders, power planers, jointers, and belt sanders perform manual planning tasks much, much faster, […]

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The 5 Best Drawknives [Ranked]

A drawknife has a variety of applications as a specialty edge tool. You can use it to strip bark from tree trunks. It can help perform renovations- trimming and fitting beams or square timbers. And it even has artistic wood-sculpting purposes. Below we review five of the best-selling draw knives- but if you want our top pick […]

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