The Manual

Embrace manual (gearbox) labor with the 2016 Jaguar F-TYPE

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Jaguar leapt back into the sports car game just a few years ago with the F-TYPE, the spiritual successor to the iconic E-Type. Though keen to take on the space…

Food & Drink, Living

The Manual’s No-Nonsense Guide to Curing a Hangover

Drank a bit much last night, and now you feel half dead? Check out this quick reference guide to learn how to cure a hangover. We don't beat around the bush here -- we just give you the facts, and a few...
good ideas for getting over this most unfortunate affliction

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Living

First drive: 2016 Audi A6 and S6

With more horsepower, improved looks, and better tech, there is little reason not to love the 2016 Audi A6 and S6. I had forgotten how pleasurable freeway driving could be, until I drove on the Autobahn....
In the U.S., as I am sure you’re painfully aware, freeway driving is a circus of bobbing and weaving, cursing and fist shaking. It doesn’t matter which state of the union or which lane of the road,...
drivers do whatever they want at whichever speed they want. This clogs the thoroughfare, making expedient travel virtually impossible. In Germany, this is not the case. With...

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Living

Throttle Jockey Movie Review: On Any Sunday, The Next Chapter

Anyone that’s ridden a motorcycle for any amount of time has probably at least heard of or seen Bruce Brown’s seminal 1971 motorcycling documentary, On Any Sunday. A groundbreaking film in...
it’s own right, it also came at a critical time in the history of motorcycles. In 1971, the deadly debacle at Altamont, where the Rolling Stones hired the Hell’s Angels to work as...
“security,” was still fresh in the national memory, a memory that at the time, framed people on motorcycles as outlaws, miscreants and drug pushers. Vietnam was raging. Biker gangs were in the...
headlines. Motorcycle movies at the time had...

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Living, Travel, Trekking

Trekking: The Holiday Gift Guide

Racking your brain for the perfect gift for the outdoor enthusiast on your list? We've put together a guide to some of our favorite products of 2014, whether you're looking for simple stocking stuffers or...
thinking something a bit bigger.

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Living

SoulCycle Celebrates Movember

When we hear the phrase “Movember” we tend to think about growing out our mustaches and beards, but the month of November is so much more than just about grooming. The Movember...
Foundation’s vision is to have an everlasting impact on the face of men’s health (and we show our support by growing out our facial hair) but it’s also about health in general – so our...
friends at SoulCycle are helping celebrate by getting guys into shape and introducing them to the cult workout so many already love. For the month of November, SoulCycle is launching the #NoMoExcuses...
initiative....

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Living

Martin Logan’s new electrostat will blow your mind and your bank account

Martin Logan took the cover off of its latest innovation, the Neolith, a new speaker that employs the largest electrostatic transducer ML has ever created.

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Living

First drive: 2015 Audi A3 TDI

On paper the A3 TDI is capable of going toe-to-toe with most hybrids, but in practice is capable of much, much more. In the hands of a committed hypermiler, it eats Prii for breakfast. I wasn’t worried...
about the journey from Albuquerque, New Mexico to San Diego, California until the Audi representative mentioned satellite phones. I had assumed that the trek would be a dull if scenic vacation. Audi...
apparently had other ideas. To show off the efficiency and comfort of its new A3 TDI, Audi forced us journalists to drive the 834 miles on a single 13.2-gallon tank of...

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Living, Trekking

Trekking: Stay warm(er) with the Poler x Airblaster Ninja Suit

It doesn't get much better than merino wool when it comes outdoor apparel. Thankfully, Portland mainstays Poler and Airblaster have implemented the fine fabric into their recent take on the classic onesie...
worn by previous generations.

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Signal’s Solar Snowboard Charges Your Gadgets While You Shred

A couple years ago, Signal Snowboards started an outlandish new video series called Every Third Thursday — the premise being that on the third Thursday of each month, they’d design a crazy new...
snowboard from the ground up and take it to the slopes for a test ride. Long story short, they took this simple concept and went absolutely nuts with it, producing some of the craziest snowboards you could...
ever imagine. There was one made entirely out of cardboard, one with a fully-functional turntable built into it, and even one that had flexible photovoltaic panels on top that could...

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B&O’s new portable speaker begs audiophiles to believe in Bluetooth

For its first take on the Bluetooth genre, B&O brought out all the stops, packing 180 watts of power into a slim and elegant portable speaker.

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Bentley remembers its racing heritage in the snarling Continental GT3-R

If you’ve $337,000 to spend on a car, and you’ve been debating between a racecar and a bespoke luxury coupe, save yourself the anguish and get the Bentley Continental GT3-R. The night before I was...
scheduled to drive the only 2015 Bentley Continental GT3-R currently in existence, the earth shook. Lying in bed, dreaming of Bentley racecars and the day ahead, I was abruptly awoken to my hotel room in...
Napa, California shaking around me. Just as I had quaked with anticipation of driving the GT3-R before I went to sleep that night, the ground around me quaked, too. Now,...

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Living

Pack It In: Fall Trail Running

It's easy to enjoy the fall colors and weather from the inside of a car, but it's a different story when you're out on the trail fighting the weather and mud. We've got the perfect gear this year to extend...
your trail running season by a few extra precious days.

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