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Ben Hitch

Ben Hitch

Former Digital Trends Contributor

Ben Hitch, well, he's the first of his name and one hell of a character. You can find him exploring the streets of San Diego looking for menus that offer up a big ole ice coffee or something that most wouldn't try.. Formerly, you may have seen him parading around into two different plaids, but with age and help from a select few, he has learned and come to appreciate dressing to the finer things in life. And if you ever have the pleasure, be warned, he packs some serious sass.

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These are the 8 sailing knots you need to know when out to sea

Take it upon yourself to master these sailing knots that will not only impress the skipper but will also come in handy when you least expect it.
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The 8 Best Stylish Joggers for Men

Tthe jogger is a pant that transcends from a casual stroll to a night out. Think of the greatness of sweatpants with the appearance that will land you a date.
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8 Best Pairs of Men’s Overalls That Prove They’re Back in Style

It’s one thing to say you’ve got a favorite pair of jeans, it’s a whole other to say you’ve got a favorite pair of overalls.
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8 Best Magazines That Deserve Your Subscription in 2022

We curated a list of the best magazine subscriptions for men so you can step away from your screen and go analog with the greatest glossies.
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10 Best Sling Bags for Men That Are More Than Just Man Bags

The best and stylish sling bags are hardworking accessories that keep pockets light and trouser silhouettes trim while providing handy storage.
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The 8 Most Popular Short Hairstyles for Men in 2022

The short haircut tends to look cleaner than other hairstyles, and just because it’s short doesn’t mean it can’t be styled to your liking.
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All 45 Presidents of the United States Described in 1 Sentence

Welcome to the Cliff Notes of the American presidency, spanning over nearly 250 years and 45 people. Do you know which president served two non-consecutive terms?
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8 Educational YouTube Channels for Learning Something New

With all kinds of spare time on your hands, consider tuning in to YouTube to learn.
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10 Movies We Should Have Paid Attention to Before COVID-19

Let us call on Hollywood for a closer look at life in quarantine and post-pandemic.
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The Best Car Camping Gear for Any Season

Long nights, coolers full of beer, and comfortable beds are a good recipe for year-round car camping adventures. Here's what you need to bring.
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What One Single Dad’s Dating Journey May Reveal About Dating With Kids

First, I think it’s important to mention that I don't regard myself as a single dad, I am a dad that is single.

The Best New Everyday Carry Essentials for Men

The best everyday carry accessories feature functional performance and stylish good looks, from your comb to your pocket notebook.
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The Best Adventure and Outdoor Books for Thrill Seekers, Survivalists, and More

Adventure is and should always be calling and if you can't escape the routine of daily life to get void blood pumping, these tales of adventure and survival will fill the void.
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10 Albums from the 2000s That Need a Relisten

Rock, hip-Hop, and electronica lead the way for some of the best albums from the 2000s.
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How Growing Up Changes Your Spring Break Plans

As another spring break approaches, what do you plan for now, especially if you’re decades removed from those glory years?
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The Origins of the Hotdish

The hotdish serves as a tasty centerpiece to any gathering, a warm and filling meal for when the sun is outdone by darkness, and above all else, it is so much more than a generic casserole.
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How Far Will $5 Take You? 10 Things You’ll Want Under $5

When you have just $5, you have to ask, "What can I buy that I actually want?" Aside from a trip to the Dollar Store, there are still things that won't break your $5 bank.
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10 Things You May Not Know About the United States

Founded in 1776, it leaves nearly 250 years of history and knowledge of the United States of America to comprehend. These 10 little-known facts will help your chances at trivia night.
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11 Best Skate Shoes for Any Occasion

Today, the skate shoe is worn by most with just as much if not more style than any other shoe on the market. From the street to happy hour, these skate shoes are ready for any occasion.
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8 Best Museums You Need to Visit Around the World

Of the 55,000 museums across the globe, which ones do you need to visit? From art to history to UFOs, you'll find it all on this list.
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10 Best Foods From Your Millennial Childhood

If you were growing up in the late 80s and early 90s the food was fantastically bad and these 10 foods were among the best.
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8 of the World’s Most Iconic Stadiums

The list of iconic stadiums will always be evolving and most lists will always have Fenway, Wrigley, and MSG, but there are others out there and here are a few.
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Getting to Know Urban Aesthetics with Fin DAC

Fin DAC is a self-taught street artist who has perfected an unconventional spray paint style he has defined as Urban Aesthetics - modern urban stencil art combined with traditional portraits.
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6 Holiday Card Ideas That You Can Pull Off Yourself

Your mailbox (physical or digital) may be filled with holiday cards. Now is the time to take control of the matter and create one of your own with these helpful ideas.
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Gear Up With These Menswear Essentials to Cut Down Your Own Tree

Heading out to cut down your own tree this year? These are a few essentials that will surely make the experience easy and comfortable.
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10 Essentials Every Dopp Kit Should Have

If you plan to leave the confines of your home for any amount of time longer than a single day, you need to have your dopp kit not only packed but also dialed to the nines with the essentials.
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7 Things New Dads Wish They Knew Before the Baby Came

Words of wisdom and things a handful of new dads wish they’d known before it all started. And perhaps the wisdom will prove to be extremely beneficial to you as gear up for #dadlife or provide a moment of reflection and laughter knowing you weren’t the only one struggling.
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The Best Men’s Quilted Jackets Stitched for Every Occasion

The quilted jacket is a style that is stunning dressed up or down, transcending through mountain towns, walking down 5th Avenue, and just about any adventure you find.
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The Evolution and History of the Home Stereo

With well over a century in the making, the home stereo has brought tantalizing airwaves into households starting with the record player and moving through radio, cassettes, CDs, MP3, and all-out streaming.
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What to Wear on a Red-Eye Flight: Fashionably Comfortable Apparel for the Long Haul

When you're on the red-eye from coast to coast, you need to be dressed to impress with comfort levels that are well above 30,000 feet.
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Hardworking Gentlemen Offers American-Made Grooming Goods for the Everyday Man

Hardworking Gentlemen prides itself on delivering grooming products made from natural ingredients for the everyday man. The lineup includes moisturizers, hair products, soaps, natural deodorants, and a sea salt spray that leaves your hair feeling and looking like you just got out of the surf.
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5 Canadian Lifestyle Brands You Need to Know

From clothing to accessories, these north-of-the-border companies have got you covered. These are the best Canadian lifestyle brands to know right now.
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How to Transition Your Wardrobe to Fall

It's time to update your wardrobe with some more season-appropriate clothing. Denim, boots, and long sleeves are just the start to safe transition into fall.
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The Best Small-Space Furniture for Living Tiny

Companies have begun to take note of the tiny space living and with pieces that fold, shrink, bend, and even disappear out of sight until they are called upon.
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The Best Men’s Skeleton Watches — No Bones About It

Skeleton watches offer a mechanical timepiece that will have friends and foes alike asking for the time just to grab a glimpse of your exposed gears.
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8 Pairs of Sneakers to Keep Clean and Crispy for Special Occasions

You should have a go-to pair of sneakers to lace-up -- pair that only comes out once in a Thunder Moon with the intent to dress the part and impress the masses.
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The Best Men’s Short-Sleeve Button-Downs Shirts Raise the Bar

One button, two button, three button, four, button none or button them all. Wear your short sleeve button down to the office, the park, on the trail, and even to the ball. Wear it up, wear it down, wear it through spring, summer and fall. And when the day comes to end, rest assured you’ve set the trend.
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The Best Keychain Accessories are Tiny Tools that Can Save the Day

Sometimes you need a little more than a set of keys to save the day. These tiny tools -- bottle openers, lights, chargers, and more -- will come in handy without adding bunk to your keychain.
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What to Wear to a Rehearsal Dinner: The Perfect Attire for Men

When it comes time to get ready for the rehearsal dinner, the choices are up to you. However, you should definitely take the upcoming dinner and following events as an opportunity to dress to the nines, or at the very least the eights.