The Best Father's Day Gifts for the Modern Dad

It's a sad-but-true fact of parenthood: Dad often always plays second fiddle to Mom … even Father's Day is No. 2 in line. So, Daddy's girl or not, it's time you show Pops just how much you care with gifts he'll actually want. Here, our suggestions (sans power tools — a cordless drill is on par with gifting Mom a blender) to make him feel like the man of the hour.


June 13, 2012 5:00 PM

Backgammon Set

With every generation, the game of backgammon is becoming a lost art. Show Dad (or, perhaps Granddad!) that you want to keep the tradition alive with this imported wood set. It might take you a bit to learn the rules, but it beats boring old checkers any day. $78 at