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Fashion & Style, Feel Good Friday

Feel Good Friday – The Ultimate American Sock

Inspired by the heritage of the West, United by Blue has made The Ultimate American Sock. Why? - Because the nation’s spirit animal is involved, the great American Bison.

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Fashion & Style

Time For A New Watch: Larsson and Jennings

You don’t need to go over your budget to purchase a beautiful timepiece. Anglo-Swedish watch label Larsson & Jennings...
has proven that with their selection of eye catching watches at reasonable price points. Larsson & Jennings was established in...
2012 and has since created a solid line of unisex styles which are both modern and classic. The Chain Metal collection and a...
recent addition – the SAXON collection – are two of our favorites from the brand. Let’s start with the CM...
collection. There are three color options, the first is a gold on gold combination. The CM Gold features...

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Grooming

Magnificent Mustaches of Past and Present

Mustaches have been worn by villains, sex icons, presidents, badasses, and everyone in between. Indeed, this prominent facial hair...
feature has seen many ups and downs over the years—a “mustache ride,” if you will. Most men can grow a mustache, but it’s...
what a man does with his mustache that defines him. In honor of Movember, we’ve compiled this list of the best mustaches of all...
time. Warning: these mustaches are unironic, unapologetic, and undeniably cool. Great Men with Great Mustaches “Some are born...
with mustaches, some achieve great mustaches, and some have great mustaches thrust upon them.” This slightly...

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Food & Drink

The Neat Ice Kit will Take Your Cocktail Game to the Next Level

If you’re looking to elevate your cocktail mixing game and move beyond...
amateur status, you need to learn how to make good ice. Nine times out of ten...
those cubes that come out of your freezer taste funky, and muddle the flavor of...
your hooch. Not to mention they melt like they’re in a hurry and turn...
your drink into diluted, watery abomination. So to help remedy this problem and...
help you make big, professional, perfectly-clear cubes, Studio Neat has...
developed a special kit. The Neat Ice Kit consists of four parts — all...
the tools you need to make fantastic...

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Food & Drink

Athlete Eats – Patrick Peterson of the Arizona Cardinals

Patrick Peterson, the Arizona Cardinals' Pro Bowl cornerback, talks about his...
favorite places to eat while at home or on the road and dishes about his...
dietary habits during and after the NFL season.

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Fashion & Style

Levi Strauss & Co. gets personal with its Unzipped blog

From community projects to personal stories, Levi Strauss & Co. gives fans...
of its clothing line a personal look at the brand with its Unzipped blog.

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Travel, Trekking

Trekking: Protect yourself with Osprey’s Kode ABS 42 pack

Backcountry skiing and snowboarding possess an allure that's simply hard to...
pass up — it also puts you at risk of unforeseen environmental hazards....
Fortunately, Osprey's latest, ABS-compatible pack is just as suitable for a...
mountaineering session as it is the occasional avalanche encounter.

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Fashion & Style, The Manual Wind

The Manual Wind: Ralph Lauren Automotive Chronograph

Ralph Lauren had taken his lifestyle brand to the next level with the...
introduction of his watch line. Now, in preparation for a 2015 release, he has...
previewed his latest timepiece; The Ralph Lauren Automotive Chronograph. ...
Inspired by the pride of his famous automobile collection, the 1938 Bugatti...
Type 57SC Atlantic coupe, his watch may be as classic as the car.

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Fashion & Style, Worn Out Wednesday

Worn Out Wednesday – Brett Kincaid

Today we speak to Brett Kincaid, partner in the creative agency, Matte.

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Travel

Thanksgiving Events Around the Country

These four events around the country offer an alternative to the traditional...
Thanksgiving weekend.

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Living

Throttle Jockey: The cruiser you’ve been waiting for

Minneapolis-based Polaris didn’t really need to take on the legacy of the...
Indian motorcycle brand, which has been a literal bad penny for whomever took...
on the brand following its death in 1953. Victory was already doing well...
enough with their Victory line of cruisers and tourers, along with their...
diverse portfolio of ATVs, snowmobiles and even military gear. But take the...
chance they did, and those of us who have watched the at-times sordid attempts...
to bring the hallowed brand back from the dead over the last few decades were...
finally, at long last, able to hope against hope that...

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Food & Drink

Upgrade Your Eggnog with these Intoxicating Elixirs

Winter is coming, which means it’s time to get your ‘nog on. Though fatty,...
sugary eggnog already has a lot going for it, you might decide to add alcohol...
and make it the perfect unhealthy storm. You’ll hear no objections from us!...
Still, deciding what to mix with eggnog can be a challenge for the uninitiated....
Here’s a quick rundown Selecting your Eggnog We understand if you’re...
too lazy—or too hungover—to make your own ‘nog from scratch. Any...
store-bought eggnog will work with the ingredients below. If you’re having...
trouble deciding, we suggest trying Organic Valley’s Eggnog. Spirits Stick...
with...

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Living

SingleSprout Builds Teams for NYC’s Tech Boom

New York isn't typically seen as a tech city, but that reputation is changing...
fast. Because the industry is growing so quickly, both established companies...
and startups alike need quality people to join their teams at increasingly fast...
rates. That's where SingleSprout comes in.

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