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Culture is the best phrase to describe the experiences, art, and knowledge that affect our daily lives, including design and architecture; our favorite media to consume, like books, podcasts, music, and TV; and general life skills. This is where you’ll find the most guides, from how to smoke a cigar to tips for your first tattoo.

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This amazing website lets you find music from just about any show or movie

There's nothing as annoying as hearing a great song in a TV show or movie and not knowing the artist or song title. Learn how to find music with Tunefind.
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This is who homebuyers really are right now (and what they’re buying)

Bend it Like Beckham

The best soccer movies to distract you from the U.S. World Cup elimination

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U.N. chief warns we’re on a ‘highway to climate hell’

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This is where daylight savings comes from, and why it’s stupid we still have it

Close-up shot of a model of Al Wakrah Stadium.

The weirdest, coolest facts about the Qatar World Cup stadiums

Cassian and Luthen in Andor

10 things we’d like to see in Andor season 2

Korea and Uruguay play in the 2022 World Cup.

World Cup 2022: The group stage highlights we can’t stop talking about

Chris Hemsworth speaking at the 2019 San Diego Comic Con International, for Thor- Love and Thunder, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California.

Chris Hemsworth is stepping away from acting: These stars did the same thing

2022 FIFA World Cup Korea Uruguay.

World Cup 2022: Results, standings, and scores

crypto platform blockfi bankruptcy

Crypto continues its freefall as another major company declares bankruptcy

The Boys.

The 26 best Amazon Prime series to binge this week

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UFC Live Stream: Watch UFC Fights Online From Anywhere

UFC Live Stream: Watch UFC Fights Online From Anywhere

Looking for the best way to live stream UFC fights online in 2022? We've got everything you need to know right here.
Field goal from field perspective.

Here are the 8 longest field goals in NFL history

Football season is here in earnest, which has us thinking about the ever-dramatic field goal. Here are the 8 longest in NFL history.
Save the Words website from 2009.

8 weird websites from the ’90s that are still alive today

Believe it or not, some of the internet's earliest sites are still around. Here are some of our favorites to poke around on for a blast of nostalgia.
Historical annual U.S. inflation rate since 1914.

Myth vs. reality: This is what will actually drive down U.S. inflation

The Manual compares what Americans believe will help stem inflation with the historical policies and economic professional views on what actually works.
Beer bottles and a soccer ball.

Soccer fans are getting inventive when it comes to Qatar’s World Cup alcohol ban

How the Qatari ban on alcohol at 2022 World Cup venues is affecting fans foreign and domestic after the tournament's first week.

The best history books to transport yourself to the past

The best history books not only transport you into the past but help make sense of the present. Check out our roundup of the must-reads.
best lighters 2021

The 10 best lighters to keep on hand in 2023

Ditch your cheap lighters with a high-performance lighter for your needs, from home improvement to camping. Here are the best lighters for every purpose.
The best apps to follow the World Cup in Qatar 2022.

These are the best apps for following the 2022 World Cup

These are the best apps for following the 2022 World Cup

You cannot miss any news, any goal, or any score of the FIFA World Cup. These are the best apps to follow the World Cup in Qatar 2022.
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Which countries have been FIFA World Cup champions?

The Qatar 2022 World Cup began on Sunday, November 20, and if you don't know which countries have won the previous World Cups, we're here to tell you.
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Get the comfort of a luxury hotel mattress in your own home

The best hotel mattresses are comfortable and supportive. Learn what mattresses hotels use and how to buy them.
The TCL 4 Series TV on the wall.

Walmart Black Friday TV Deals Are Now in Full Swing — From $99

Walmart's Black Friday sale is here, and we've combed through the pile to bring you the best Walmart Black Friday TV deals -- with prices starting at just $99.
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The 11 best self-defense weapons for men in 2022

Self-defense tools should be easy to carry and nonlethal. Here are some of the best self-defense weapons for men in 2022.
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12 Best Gifts for Your Girlfriend That She’ll Adore

12 Best Gifts for Your Girlfriend That She’ll Adore

Buying a gift for your girlfriend isn't easy. Let us simplify it for you with these girlfriend gift ideas.

The 16 Best Gifts for Her This Holiday Season

The 16 Best Gifts for Her This Holiday Season

No idea what to get the woman in your life? Follow this guide for the best gifts in 2022, whether she's your girlfriend, mom, granny, sis, bestie, or boss.
Men Will Be Men NFT.

The best films to watch to understand the shadowy crypto and NFT world

The Manual is here to provide a guide on the best films demonstrating how digital tech like crypto and NFTs operate successfully — or sometimes not.
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The largest psilocybin study yet suggests mushrooms can ease depression symptoms

The largest study of its kind indicates that psilocybin mushrooms could be a powerful depression treatment.
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Survey: Amid inflation and recession fears, this is what employees really want

Financial insecurity is taking a toll on workers--and new research suggests employers are doing little to help. Learn how financial wellness support can help.
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You’re going to hate this change to your Costco credit card’s benefits

Bad news for Costco fans: one of the best perks of the Costco credit card will soon be going away. Learn which benefit is changing and what to do instead.
Line graph showing crashing prices.

Why experts say the FTX failure is a ‘turning point’ and not the end for crypto

Experts weigh in on what may happen to crypto after the fall of FTX and Luna bared catastrophic risk involved with the digital currency.
Michael Burry sketch.

Big Short’s Michael Burry reveals why crypto’s problems aren’t going away

In 2022, Burry followed his spot-on 2008 doomsday prophecy for real estate with another prediction: the crypto crash.
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Video: Carl Sagan predicted our current dystopia back in 1990

People have been raising alarms about climate change for decades. One of the most clear-sighted views comes from a decades-old speech by Carl Sagan.
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These are the 7 best white elephant gifts under $25

This holiday season, The Manual wraps up the best gifts for friends and relatives. With these best white elephant gifts, explore the best to bring under $25.
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The 30 best Netflix shows to stream now

You don't need to waste time browsing for the perfect title — we've found the very best shows on Netflix to binge this month.
The Manual examines the United States men's soccer team as it stands on the brink of earning a ticket to the World Cup in Qatar this summer.

Why you should care about the 2022 World Cup (even if it’s not your thing)

The World Cup is just days away. Here are 10 storylines that will excite both the hardcore sports fan and the casual viewer.
The Chef Show

The best food shows to binge on Netflix right now

Craving a new food series? We foraged through the Netflix catalog to find Taco Chronicles, The Chef Show, Street Food, Ugly Delicious, Nailed It!, and more.
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This is what really happened to FTX: A breakdown of the crypto crash

This is what really happened to FTX: A breakdown of the crypto crash

Facing an $8 billion shortfall, FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried and its backing hedge fund, Alameda Research, filed for bankruptcy.
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These are 12 of the Best Gifts for Women

These are 12 of the Best Gifts for Women

Give the women in your life the perfect gift this year with ideas from this list of the best gifts for women.
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These are the pitfalls of a 4-day workweek you haven’t thought about

A four-day work week might be sweet, but it can fail employees and organizations. So don’t quit your job yet. Here’s why.
CBD cream.

Embrace the health benefits of CBD: Our top product picks

Whether you're new to the CBD world or an experienced veteran, you'll find a new favorite here in our list of the best CBD products.
Stock exchange board

Video: Vanguard’s Jack Bogle on how to invest (and earn) in ‘interesting’ times

With the looming threat of a recession, many are wondering how to protect themselves financially. Check out Jack Bogle’s investment advice for times like these.
Man with arms in the air on the shore with a shark in the water

Watch this funny Air Force video that says screaming at sharks scares them away

Have you ever wondered what to do during a shark attack? This old Air Force training video has some pretty wild suggestions for that exact scenario.
Earth as seen from outer space

If the largest asteroid in the solar system hit Earth, this is what would happen

What if the largest asteroid were to crash into the planet? Keep reading to view the video of this impact event and learn more about an asteroid hitting Earth.
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How experts say we can fix the toxic work environments killing our mental health

Recommendations from a Mind Share Partners co-founder, Bernie Wong, on how organizations can establish better mental health culture for its staff.
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The 20 best Netflix movies to stream right now

From Netflix originals to acclaimed older films, we've got you covered with an updated list of the best movies to watch on Netflix this month.
The bedroom at a suite in the Partridge Inn hotel in Augusta, Georgia.

This is everything you need to get the best night’s sleep ever

We've tried all sorts of stuff in and out of bed in order to help you find the best products that will help you get a better night’s sleep.
how to smoke a cigar

How to smoke a cigar like you know what you’re doing

Do you want to learn how to smoke a cigar without looking like a beginner? In this guide, we'll teach you how to puff like a seasoned pro.

Best podcasts: These are the insightful, engaging shows to listen to

These podcasts are a combination of great new shows and perennial favorites. Check out the best podcasts for whatever sparks your interest.
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The 10 best competitive cooking shows to watch before 2022 ends

Looking for competitive cooking shows to binge? We've gathered a list of the 10 best cooking competitions you can stream in 2022.