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6 Simple Ways To Remove Shoe Scuffs

6 different methods to remove scuff marks from shoes (that really work)

You can surprisingly repair most shoe scuffs and abrasions with these common household items: Toothpaste, erasers, petroleum jelly, and more.
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Follow these 10 tips to get rid of razor burn ASAP

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Here’s how to lower your blood pressure without using medication

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How to lower cholesterol without medication

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3 unique Thanksgiving desserts that have nothing to do with pie

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How often do you change the engine’s air filter? (And how to do it in 5 minutes)

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How to remove scratches from glasses in 5 easy steps

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

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This is how many calories you burn on an exercise bike

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How to cook ribs in the oven: A step-by-step guide

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Flying with booze: How to pack beer and wine in your luggage

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How to buy a suit: 6 simple tips to keep in mind

Here’s how to unclog your garbage disposal in 6 easy steps

Dealing with a blocked disposal drain? We've put together a comprehensive guide to help you learn the best way to unclog a garbage disposal drain.
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How to clean headlights using 2 popular methods

Headlights will get foggy over time, which can make it hard to see at night. Here's a guide to restoring your car's headlights with two popular methods.

How to survive a bear attack: Your essential guide

Bear attacks are uncommon, but knowing what to do in the event of one is part of being a skilled outdoorsman in the backcountry.
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How to dress your age: The ultimate guide for every decade

As we age, our style and our preferences change with our bodies. This is a guide to help you navigate getting older while staying in style at all times.

How to Grind Meat With a KitchenAid Stand Mixer

How to Grind Meat With a KitchenAid Stand Mixer

We walk you through the meat-grinding process with your KitchenAid stand mixer and attachment. It's easier than you think.
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Is Wordle Worth Jumping on the Post-Viral Bandwagon?

Is Wordle Worth Jumping on the Post-Viral Bandwagon?

It's time to explore the Josh Wardle-created word app Wordle to see if the game is worth the time and distraction post purchase from The New York Times.
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The Best Way to Clean Your Granite Countertops to Keep Them in Good Shape

The Best Way to Clean Your Granite Countertops to Keep Them in Good Shape

Granite is a timeless choice for kitchen countertops. Take good care of it and you'll enjoy these sleek and self-cleaning countertops for years to come.
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How to Grill Chicken Drumsticks – The Best Grilled Chicken

How to Grill Chicken Drumsticks – The Best Grilled Chicken

This is the proper way to cook chicken drumsticks on the grill. You'd be surprised at how easy and tasty it is!
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Tips to Grow a Mustache and Really Pull it Off

Tips to Grow a Mustache and Really Pull it Off

These are the best tips for anyone trying to grow a mustache. Learn how to care for it along the way.
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A Guide to Making Bread Using a KitchenAid Mixer

A Guide to Making Bread Using a KitchenAid Mixer

We're all still on the homemade bread kick. This is how to make bread using your stand mixer. There's nothing better.
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23 Best Drop Fade Hairstyle Ideas for Men

23 Best Drop Fade Hairstyle Ideas for Men

A drop fade hairstyle adds depth to your hair. Here are the best drop fade ideas to take to your barber.
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How to Change a Light Fixture Without Getting Shocked

How to Change a Light Fixture Without Getting Shocked

Changing a lightbulb is easy. Now if it's the light fixture itself you want to change? Oh boy... that's... well, it's actually pretty easy too, as it turns out.
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How to Make Your Own Sriracha

How to Make Your Own Sriracha

Supply shortages continue to affect every aspect of food culture. Now, it's Sriracha's turn.
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How to Develop Functional Strength and Live Like a Warrior

How to Develop Functional Strength and Live Like a Warrior

With the Army's pending new physical test, The Manual reviews intermediate to advance exercises that develop functional strength to elevate your fitness game.
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Why You Should Clean Your Mattress and 9 Simple Steps to Complete the Task

Why You Should Clean Your Mattress and 9 Simple Steps to Complete the Task

Learn how to prolong the life of your mattress by these easy to follow cleaning instructions.
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Learn How to Grind Coffee Beans Without a Grinder

Learn How to Grind Coffee Beans Without a Grinder

Who says you need a coffee bean grinder? This is how you grind them without one, and it may taste better than you think.
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How to Organize Pots and Pans in 5 Easy Steps

How to Organize Pots and Pans in 5 Easy Steps

These five easy steps will show you how to organize pots and pans so you will find exactly what you need when it's time to cook.
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This is the Best Way To Clean Your Stainless Steel Sink

This is the Best Way To Clean Your Stainless Steel Sink

The next time you start to notice spots on your stainless steel kitchen sink, grab a box of baking soda and step up your cleaning game with these easy tips.
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How to Clean a Growler in 3 Quick and Easy Steps

How to Clean a Growler in 3 Quick and Easy Steps

Proper growler maintenance is vital for your vessel and the beer it holds. Here's how to easily pull it off.
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How to Care for and Clean a Leather Jacket

How to Care for and Clean a Leather Jacket

Every man needs a great leather jacket in their wardrobe. Here is how to clean a leather jacket so you keep it looking sharp all the time.
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You Won’t Believe these 5 Ways To Clean Burnt Pots and Pans

You Won’t Believe these 5 Ways To Clean Burnt Pots and Pans

Your pots and pans may be a little ragged, but before you consider investing in new ones, try cleaning them out with one of these simple tips.
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How to Season a Cast Iron Skillet Like a Pro

How to Season a Cast Iron Skillet Like a Pro

A good cast iron skillet can be a reliable and long-lasting kitchen friend. If you know how to season cast iron, your cookware might just outlast you.
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How to Fall Asleep Fast, According to Sleep Experts

How to Fall Asleep Fast, According to Sleep Experts

Restless nights got you down? Sleep experts Dr. Colleen Carney and Dr. Michael Breus weigh in with their top tips for falling asleep fast — and staying asleep!
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How to Clean and Prepare Fresh-Caught Fish for Beginner’s

How to Clean and Prepare Fresh-Caught Fish for Beginner’s

Landed a big catch? Nice work! Tasty fresh fish meat is just a few slices away. Follow this Manual guide to learn how to best prepare a fresh-caught fish.

This is How to Freeze-Dry Food and Save Your Spring Vegetables

This is How to Freeze-Dry Food and Save Your Spring Vegetables

Freezing-drying is a great way of preserving your groceries or garden produce. So, how do you freeze-dry food? Here is what you need to know!
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How To Adventure Solo: Safely Travel Anywhere by Yourself

How To Adventure Solo: Safely Travel Anywhere by Yourself

Mental and physically preparing for any outdoor activity will allow you to go it alone. Start with small steps to build up your confidence and skill level.
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A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Organize Jewelry

A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Organize Jewelry

If you're wondering how to keep your jewelry organized and in top shape, here's our simple guide on the best ways to organize your jewelry.
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Hiking the Trail? Here’s 9 Tips for Safe Self-Navigation

Hiking the Trail? Here’s 9 Tips for Safe Self-Navigation

Getting lost on the trail can be a terrifying experience, particularly for solo hikers. But it’s also preventable with proper preparation.
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How to Clean Glasses and Sunglasses So You Can See Clearly

How to Clean Glasses and Sunglasses So You Can See Clearly

Figuring out how to clean glasses (and how to clean sunglasses, for that matter) is a bit more nuanced than it would seem at first.
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Smoke ‘Em if You Got ‘Em: Tips on How to Add Smoke to Cocktails

Smoke ‘Em if You Got ‘Em: Tips on How to Add Smoke to Cocktails

Drinks and a show? Learn how to achieve impressive effects and flavors by turning classic drinks into smoked cocktails with a few simple gadgets and techniques.
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How to Beat Stress and Sleep Better, According to a Pioneering Scientist

How to Beat Stress and Sleep Better, According to a Pioneering Scientist

With deadlines and stress plaguing our minds, it's hard to fall asleep. Thankfully, Conor Heneghan is here to helps us get that well-deserved quality sleep.
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12 Tips for Healthy Habits from TB12 Body Coach Bryan Hart

12 Tips for Healthy Habits from TB12 Body Coach Bryan Hart

TB12, the health and wellness company founded by Tom Brady and trainer Alex Guerrero, offers The Manual readers 12 tips to maintain healthy bodies and minds.
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This is When to Take Your Suit in for a Cleaning

This is When to Take Your Suit in for a Cleaning

Once you shell out cash for a nice suit, you’ll need to think about cleaning, storage, and maintenance. For some tips, we reached out to two experts.
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How To Make a Classic Manhattan and 3 Variations

How To Make a Classic Manhattan and 3 Variations

The Manhattan is a cocktail that's been around over 100 years. Here's how to make this classic drink.
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A Beginner’s Guide on How to Shift Bike Gears

A Beginner’s Guide on How to Shift Bike Gears

Get an overview of how bike gears work, how to shift bike gears, types of shifters on the market, plus tips and tricks for better shifting.
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Fuel Yourself for the Trail Ahead and Avoid Hiker Hunger

Fuel Yourself for the Trail Ahead and Avoid Hiker Hunger

Here are our time-honored tips for keeping yourself fueled on the trail and avoiding hiker hunger and the sugar-crash cycle.
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How To Clean Greasy Hands and More with These Tips and Tricks

How To Clean Greasy Hands and More with These Tips and Tricks

Regular soap and water just don't work on grime and grease, so try one of these rugged and ready hand-cleaning tactics.
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A Beginner’s Guide to Backcountry Navigation

A Beginner’s Guide to Backcountry Navigation

Knowing how to navigate in the backcountry is vital for planning and safely enjoying your next big adventure. Our beginner's guide will help you stay on track.