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Living, Trekking

Trekking: Igneous boards look as terrific as they ride

Burton isn't the only company making snowboards. Igneous Snowboards handcrafts each offering to your specifications, while taking into account your desired shape and riding style for a board that looks as seamless as it rides.

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Fashion & Style, Worn Out Wednesday

Worn Out Wednesday – Aaron Ruff

Today we speak to Digby & Iona founder Aaron Ruff.

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Living

Throttle Jockey: Motorcycle myths? Don’t believe ‘em

Motorcycling has had perhaps more than it’s fair share of negative mythology over the years, so here are some myths and truths...
gathered from several decades behind the handlebars.

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Food & Drink

The Manual’s Quick-Reference Guide to Cooking Prime Rib

Prime rib is most often served during the holidays, but it’s delicious all...
year round.

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Food & Drink

Breweries and Art Collide: Fort George, The Commons, Plazm

When two of our favorite breweries announced a collaboration, we knew something...
special was on our way, but we weren't expecting this.

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Travel

The Mind of a Climber: Jimmy Chin’s “Meru”

The famed href="http://www.alpinist.com/doc/web11f/newswire-meru-sharks-fin-anker-chin-ozturk"...
target="_blank">Shark's Fin route up India's Meru Peak has stood unclimbed...
for decades. Countless legions of world class climbers have been turned around...
by this massive wall of ice and granite, and famed author Jon Krakauer even...
mused that it "may defeat everybody for all time", that is, until now.

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Fashion & Style

The Harvest of Delikatessen FW14

During the three years I’ve been writing collection reviews for The Manual...
I’ve come across all kinds of sources of inspiration: Films, intrepid...
Grandfathers, even mountain folk. But when it comes to Delikatessen’s...
kale-inspired collection for Fall/Winter 2014, I’m genuinely surprised, not...
to mention totally intrigued.

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Fashion & Style

New York City music and art shine with Brooklyn Spectacles

Brooklyn entrepreneur Jenny Ma infuses a unique blend of music, art, and...
creativity in each of Brooklyn Spectacles' trendy collections.

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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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Food & Drink

FEASTING: Chef Samia Behaya of Djenna at LOT45

We caught up with the Brooklyn restaurant vet to learn more about the...
resilience of her first Williamsburg restaurant and how her heritage influences...
the menu at Djenna.

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Food & Drink

Hot Cocktails for Cold Weather

Cold outside? Sounds like the perfect excuse to knock back a cup of hot booze....
Here's a few of our favorite hot cocktail recipes -- including some new and...
different takes on classic concoctions, as well as a few that you've probably...
never heard of.

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Trekking

Winter Stoke: Outdoor Retailer 2015

Every six months, the outdoor industry descends on Salt Lake City. For a few...
days of product tests and demos, our favorite brands passed along their stoke...
on top secret gear projects that will be launching soon. We were lucky enough...
to join in the on-snow madness to get a look at the best new gear.

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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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