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Food & Drink, Grooming

Keep it clean with the Whisker Dam

The Whisker Dam is the perfect blend of form and function, keeping your hirsute upper lip clean without strapping anything metal over your chops.

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New Music Monday

New Music Monday: The Decemberists

In the music video for “Make You Better,” the lead single from The Decemberists’ new album, What a Terrible...
World, What a Beautiful World, Parks & Recreation‘s Nick Offerman portrays a TV host in the middle of a fraught...
relationship with one of his coworkers. This change in role for Offerman, from rugged Ron Swanson to the vulnerable Franz, is...
indicative of a larger change in The Decemberists’ tone on their new album. What a Terrible World… is more direct...
than the band’s older catalogue. “Make You Better” deals plainly and openly with the burdens lovers place on one...
another, while tracks like...

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Fashion & Style, Meet Up Monday

Meet Up Mondays: Glass House Shirtmakers

Good news for guys in search of sustainable alternatives for your wardrobe today: they needn’t all look like or feel like one...
new twist on canvas cotton after another.

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Food & Drink

Athlete Eats: Pero Antic of the Atlanta Hawks

We talked to Atlanta Hawks power foward, and Macedonian native, Pero Antic...
about this favorite places to eat in Atlanta and while he's on the road across...
America.

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Food & Drink

Celebrate Burns Night With These Scotch-Based Cocktails

Need a good excuse to drink copious amounts of scotch on a Sunday night? We've...
got you covered. January 25th marks the traditional Scottish holiday Burns...
Night -- a celebration of the country's most renowned poet, Robert Burns.

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Living

Craving God-like control of your whole home? Meet NEEO

The world of universal smart remotes is about to get more interesting thanks to...
NEEO, an app/hardware combination offering control of over 30,000 devices.

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Food & Drink

Super Bowl Party 101

Super Bowl XLIX will be here on February 1. Read our tips so that you can throw...
one awesome party filled with drinks, food and lots of fun.

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Food & Drink

Partida Tequila Lime Chicken Wings

The Super Bowl is rapidly approaching and regardless of how you feel about the...
two teams in the big game, you're going to need some quality snacks. Partida...
Tequila Lime Chicken Wings are just the thing.

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Fashion & Style

TGIF Shopping: Johnny Love

Introducing Johhny Love a Norway-based casual luxury brand that makes fitted...
outwear that is second to none. The brand has made a name for itself with its...
versatile style. Toss that old boxy pea coat for a coat that adds to you.

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Fashion & Style, Feel Good Friday

Feel Good Friday – Dom Vetro

Dom Vetro is bringing work back to eyewear craftsmen in the Italian Alps.

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Food & Drink

Learn All About Making Jerky With “The Jerky Bible”

We thought we knew what jerky was until we read the description Kate Fidducia...
wrote in her new book “The Jerky Bible.” “There is a difference between...
drying and preserving meat and making meat jerky,” she writes. “When drying...
meat that has to be rehydrated later on, the meat has to be cooked first, then...
dried. When meat has been cooked and dried, it can be stored in a freezer for...
up to one year. Meat jerky, which does not require that it is cooked, can be...
stored in zip-top bags for two to six months.” Jerky has been enjoying...

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Food & Drink, Living

The Line Hotel is a Creative Getaway in LA’s Koreatown

We love to travel here at The Manual, especially when we're staying somewhere...
as cool as The Line. Check out our rundown of the property before visiting...
yourself.

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Micro Guide, Travel

Micro Guide: Boston

With centuries-old pubs and a revolutionary attitude that prevails to this day,...
Boston is a must-visit destination for the modern nomad.

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