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Hi-Fi Corner: Outfit your home in style with the W7 multi-room speaker

Definitive Technology's premium new W7 speaker is a wireless cube of sound that offers multi-room functionality like Sonos, but trades proprietary control for open source, allowing it to play nice with other speakers in the Play-Fi family.

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Food & Drink

How to Cure Prosciutto At Home

A step-by-step process on curing and drying your own Italian ham.

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Food & Drink, Swill

Swill: This Aloe Vera Booze is The Best Thing We’ve Tasted in Months

When you think of aloe vera, you probably don't think about eating it -- let alone drinking it. It's great for sunburns and looks...
great in a pot on your windowsill, but very few people ever think to put it in a drink. And that's a damn shame

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Grooming

Juniper Ridge Desert Denim Wash

Use this naturally-made scent to make your jeans smell like “you've spent all...
day among the wildflowers in California’s high-desert country.”

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Feel Good Friday, Food & Drink

Feel Good Friday- Grounds&Hounds

Dogs and coffee? Not two things we usually put together but two things we...
really, really love. So does Jordan Karcher, the founder of Grounds & Hounds, a...
coffee company that supports no kill rescues around the nation.

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Fashion & Style

TGIF Shopping: Woolrich And Almond Team Up For “Wax and Wool” Collection

“After talking to our respective teams and continuing to trade emails and...
high-fives at trade shows we came to a point where we both felt that it was...
time to make this happen.”

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Living

2015 Mini Cooper S Hardtop review

MINI is quite good at turning gasoline into forward momentum. Of all the things...
the new, bigger MINI struggles with, and believe me there are many, flinging...
itself forward is not one of them. Stomp the skinny pedal of the Cooper S and...
it rushes forward with an eagerness, immediacy, and intensity few might expect...
from such a twee coupe – especially one that looks more carp than car. In...
this way, as a veritable giggle-factory, it is quite enjoyable. This is the...
trouble with the MINI Cooper S Hardtop. It is good fun, but as a reasonable,...
well-valued mode...

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Food & Drink

How to Cook Ribs By Instinct

The power to cook ribs is a mysterious force that permeates the universe....
Though some part of you already knows how to cook ribs, you might consider...
checking out this guide.

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Living

Sawdust Wood Co., board but not boring

We love handmade, high quality gifts - and quirky gifts made from locally...
sourced materials only seal the deal for us here at The Manual.

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Food & Drink

Garden of Eatin': Milton’s Third Year of Garden Dinners

Milton's Cuisine and Cocktails, located in Milton, Georgia, offers a wholly...
unique dining experience with their Garden Dinners. We spoke to Executive Chef...
Derek Dollar about what makes Milton's Garden Dinners so special.

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Living, Travel, Trekking

Trekking: Get high with the Amok Draumr 2.0 hammock

Camping hammocks are a totally feasible alternative to tents, so long as you...
have a few trees nearby. The Amok Draumr 2.0 is one the best, too, touting bug...
netting and a versatile design that allows you to recline or lie completely...
flat.

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Food & Drink

Worldly Cuisine: The French-Arabesque Delights of Levant

At first glance, French and Middle Eastern food might seem like an odd...
combination. Scott Snyder, the chef-owner of Levant, has a different way of...
looking at it.

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Fashion & Style

Levi’s brings classic back with the Spring 2015 Made in the USA Collection

Levi's has always been known for cool, classic, American style. Its Spring 2015...
Made in the USA Collection again exemplifies Levi's commitment to quality.

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