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Boxer Mike Lee on Bloody Noses, Visualization, and Turning Down a Career on Wall Street

Here's what the No. 3 light heavyweight boxer in the world eats, drinks, and thinks.

How to Disconnect From the World at a Secret Cabin in the Woods

Here's how you can escape to a blissful fortress of solitude without Wi-Fi, Facebook, or the 24-hour news cycle.

Best Backyard Party Essentials for a Sizzlin’ Summer

Sun's out, fun's out. Time to get grilling this season — here's what you need to complement your barbecue game.
Food & Drink

New Australian Collab Brews Up Instant Coffee That Actually Tastes Amazing

No really — it's specialty coffee in instant form.

The Best Deals on Big Agnes Tents During the REI Anniversary Sale

Looking for a new tent? We've got you covered. Check out this year's REI Anniversary Sale.
Fashion & Style

6 Summer Travel Bags to Save You Time and Frustration

Today’s backpacks, carry-ons, laptop carriers, and duffel bags are more stylish, lighter, and multi-purposeful than ever.
Food & Drink

How a Steakhouse in a Casino is Upping the Cocktail and Food Pairing Game

All three pairings were slam dunks, you might say. (Warning: More puns ahead.)
Fashion & Style

This $36,000 Parmigiani Fleurier Watch Is Its Own Work of Art

The process of creating this timepiece involved a "miniaturist painter."

Capital Hill Residence is the Only Home Ever Designed by Zaha Hadid

When you’re a Russian billionaire and friends with one of the greatest architects, what do you do? Have her build you a spaceship house, obviously.

Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Legendary Guide to Everything Episode

The Legendary Guide to Everything is a new series from The Manual devoted to all things awesome.
Food & Drink

Your Ultimate Guide to Genever (First Lesson: It’s Not Gin)

Depending on the style, a genever can taste something like a gin or more like a smokey Scotch.

Airbnb Launches Experiences in Puerto Rico, Donates All Proceeds to Recovery Efforts

The initiative has the potential to inject millions of dollars into the local economy.
Food & Drink

It Brews Coffee … And Beer? The Pico U is a Countertop Fix For All Your Vices

Don't call it a Keurig: The Pico U is PicoBrew's smallest, cheapest, and most versatile option yet.

Best Fishing Gear for Both Amateurs and Experienced Anglers

Grab your buddies, hop on a boat, and gear up for the ultimate summer fishing trip.

Circle the Globe on the World’s Longest Cruise: 245 Days, 6 Continents, and 59 Countries

How's this for bucket list-worthy? And it only takes about eight months.

Far Off the Beaten Path: 3 Most Remote National Parks in the United States

The U.S. National Park system includes many smaller, lesser-known, remote parks that provide the perfect opportunity to unwind and unplug.

How to Sharpen a Knife with a Water Stone (Video)

You wouldn’t face a legion of belligerents with a dull sword, would you? Well, neither should you face a legion of tomatoes with a dull knife.

Best Road Trip Songs: Hit Play Then Hit the Gas

Ah, the open road! It beckons us to cast aside responsibility, embrace the unknown, jump in the car, and just go. Take this mixtape with you.

6 Historic Hotels With Pasts as Amazing as the Amenities

There is nothing quite like ordering a martini in the same bar as Hemingway.
Fashion & Style

Here’s What to Wear on Memorial Day Weekend

Make this Memorial Day outfit memorable. Here's our guide.
Food & Drink

Crowd-Sourced Cognac: Frérot XO was Created by Flaviar Members

Frérot XO is Cognac by the people, for the people. More specifically: 800 Flaviar members, for the public.

Get up to Speed on Motorcycle Slang with Our Comprehensive Dictionary

Like any specialty, motorcycling has its own vocabulary. This ever-expanding cheat sheet will have you sounding like a seasoned rider in no time.

The Bothy Project Inspires a Hiking Hut Building Boom in the UK

It might just be time to bring the trend to States.