The Manual

Vintage Wheels: A great way to blow an afternoon … and thousands of dollars

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No, despite what the name might suggest, the Vintage Wheels website doesn’t sell sets of retro alloys and steelies. Instead, it’s a one-stop shop for all rare and extremely cool…

Living

Put the ‘theater’ in home theater with Denon’s $3,000 Dolby Atmos receiver

With Dolby Atmos, 9 channels of potent sound, and high-resolution streaming, Denon's new $3K receiver is the stuff of home theater dreams.

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Living

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

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 between the Porsche Cayman and the 911,...
Jaguar offered the F-TYPE only in rear-wheel drive and only with an eight-speed automatic transmission. While I’ve no complaints with the drivetrain layout, especially the simply fantastic automatic, the...
limited driveline options left some buyers wanting. Frankly, some motoring enthusiasts don’t want a car that shifts itself, or gets so violently tail-waggy as the F-TYPE. Well, for the 2016 model, the...
stiff-upper-lipped men...

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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....
Polaris 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 Polaris...

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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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Hi-fi Corner: This is no carafe, but a futuristic speaker that shoots sound in all directions

This wireless sonic rocket offers a host of features to fill your room with sound, including high-res audio compatibility, and multi-zone capabilities.

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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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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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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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