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Don't believe the hype. You don't need glasses in multiple shapes and sizes to enjoy wine

Have you ever stood before a store shelf full of wine glasses and just shook your head? Or flipped the pages of a wine gadgetry catalogue, or Googled wine glasses? The choices are befuddling. Separate glasses for cabernet sauvignon and merlot, chardonnay or Riesling. Old World pinot noir, New World syrah, even Norton and Oregon pinot noir - every wine but Perth Pink seems to have its own glass!And the prices. Glasses can cost more than $100 per stem. Go fancy, and you can easily deplete your...

Review: Dragon Alliance EnduroX Jet Transition Glasses

The EnduroX glasses from Dragon Alliance aren't cheap. Wil's been testing a pair for the past 6 months to see whether the clever lenses meet the claimsBrand:Dragon AllianceProduct:EnduroX Jet TransitionFrom:Shade Station, shadestation.co.ukPrice:£135.90Tested:by Wil Barrett for 6 monthsOf all the sunglasses I’ve been riding with this year (including those from Julbo, Adidas, Tifosi, and Ryders) this was the pair that I was the least familiar with. They first turned up on my desk after they’d...

Here’s an idea: Buy solar eclipse glasses now for $15 so you don’t have to pay $150 later

5-pack of solar eclipse glasses</a> right now on Amazon for just $15." data-reactid="18">People started to lose their minds last month when we were getting close to the solar eclipse. They scrambled to get their hands on solar eclipse glasses so they and their children could see the exciting event without potentially damaging their eyes. Well, guess what: solar eclipses aren’t really that rare, and the next one visible from North America will happen before you know it. Instead of...