The Best Documentaries on Netflix Right Now

Winter still has most of the U.S. in its grips. For us, it’s the perfect excuse to Netflix and chill. By which we actually mean watch Netflix while chilling.

Still, when we’re spending all that time cozied up on the couch, we’d like to at least give our minds a decent workout. If, like us, you’d like to emerge from hibernation a little more educated than you started, choose from our list of the best documentaries on Netflix for your next binge-watching sesh. These docs are entertaining, but also edifying. For your convenience, we’ve broken them up into categories.

Craving something more culinary? Check out the best food documentaries and series on Netflix right now. We’ve also rounded up the best adventure films, crime docs, and action flicks. Our brother site, Digital Trends, has an overall guide on the best movies and shows.

Grooming

Juniper Ridge Founder Hall Newbegin Talks Sustainability in Men’s Grooming and the Search for Natural Scents

We caught up with the lightning-tongued Mr. Newbegin for a quick and dirty interview about what sustainability really means in the context of fashion and grooming.
Fashion & Style

Our Favorite Sustainable Styles in Honor of Earth Day

Earth Day is a reminder to consider more than just how your clothes look or fit, but where they come from and how they're made.
Food & Drink

The Best Hams to Cook for Your Easter Feast

Easter is upon us, and we all know what that means: delicious Sunday feasts centered around sweet, sweet meat.
Food & Drink

How to Cook Ham in the Oven, Crock-Pot, and On the Fire

Cooking this most savory, succulent of meats can be easy and even enjoyable — you just have to take your time with it.
Culture

What Is Cryotherapy? An Introduction to Whole-Body Cold Therapy

Whole-body cryotherapy promises everything from healing sports injuries to reducing anxiety. But does it deliver on its oversized claims?
Culture

Navigating the Highs and Lows of New Relationship Energy

Getting drunk in love — or infatuation — affects a variety of relationships.
Culture

The Manual is Looking for Freelance Writers to Join Our Team

The Manual is looking for experienced freelance writers who know a thing or two about what we do here. If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you!
Culture

20 Best Action Movies on Netflix Right Now

You know what really gets our blood pumping? A great action flick. Fight scenes, chase scenes, race scenes — all the hallmarks of a cinematic adrenaline rush.
Culture

The Best Weed Strains for Budding Cannasseurs

Cannabis tastemaking has gone from an underground network based on word-of-mouth to an elite level of connoisseurship on a par with fine wine, coffee, and truffles.
Culture

What is 420: The Meaning Behind the Haziest Day of the Year

We can thank some high school kids and the Grateful Dead for the headiest of all holidays.
Culture

The Grown Man’s Guide on How to Make a Resume

Resumes are to jobs like a shirt and shoes are to 7-11: They get you in the door.
Podcast

Learning to Cook with Cannabis and Chef Brandon Parsons

Want to learn how to take your cooking to a higher level? On this episode of The Manual podcast, we talk culinary cannabis infusions.
Living

Skip the Chocolate Bunnies and Build Your Own Adult Easter Basket

Swap chocolate rabbits, plastic grass, and colored eggs for beer, sausages, and a $1,000 pair of bunny ears.
Culture

Seth Rogen Proves Life Imitates Art with New Cannabis Company, Houseplant

Along with selling recreational marijuana products (bud, soft-gels, pre-rolls), the company plans to focus on cannabis advocacy and education.
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