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This Tiny A-Frame Cabin Aims for Zero Environmental Impact

Nolla (which means "zero" in Finnish) is one of the world's least environmentally damaging houses in terms of both carbon dioxide emissions and overall impact on the habitat in which it is placed. It was designed by NESTE, a business devoted to finding sustainable solutions for all.
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Jackson Hole’s Latest Luxury Hotel Does Ski Lodge Style Right

Situated in the Teton Village of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, the recently completed, $100,000,000 Caldera House luxury ski lodge and members-only alpine club looks every bit as expensive as it was. Get your first look here.
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Danner Teases New Lightweight Hiking Shoe Inspired by the Pacific Crest Trail

It's not surprising that a brand known for both excellent hiking and casual boots would make the step out into the sneaker market with a new trail trainer debuting in spring 2019. The Trail 2650 is the latest transition piece from big-name, Pacific Northwest-based bootmaker Danner.
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Your Office Building Isn’t Cool Unless It Has a Waterfall Running Down It

Called the Liebian International Plaza, the mixed-use skyscraper's most prominent architectural feature is an astounding 350 feet, making it one of the tallest man-made waterfalls in the world.
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Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2018: The Best Gear of the Year

Outdoor Retailer Summer Show 2018 descended upon Denver, Colorado in July, providing brands the opportunity to showcase the best new gear, tech, and clothes for the upcoming sports seasons. We found five brands and products that truly stood out and awarded each "Best in Show."
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This Brand Makes Some of the Most Expensive Cigars in the World (and They’re Not Cuban)

Established in 1887, Gurkha Cigars has been producing some of the highest quality (and most expensive) cigars on the market. "While you may still find a great regard for Cubans, it is not unlikely to find those that invest in cigars completely convert to only Gurkha's," says Danny Carroll.
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Otterbox’s New Dry Bag Duffels Keep All Your Gear Safe and Dry

As with its other products, Otterbox has built the Yampa Dry Bag Duffel line to protect your bag's contents not only from water with its waterproof sealed seams and zipper, along with waterproof TPU-coated nylon and textured base, but the Yampa duffel also protects your gear from drops and blows.
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Vero Watches Put a Modern Spin on a Retro Style

Vero watches began in Portland, Oregon, in 2015 with the dream of building quality timepieces out of as many American made components as possible. Three years after founding, the Vero Watches is finally hitting its stride with the release of the 36 Hand Wound Rally and the 36 Hand Wound Sunset.
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Faherty and Huckberry Team Up for a Clothing Collection That Helps the Oceans

The founders of both Huckberry and Faherty are old friends who recently decided to collaborate on a limited edition apparel collection: The Faherty x Huckberry Sequoia Sunset Collection.
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Fix Your Face In 20 Minutes with the Only Sheet Mask You’ll Ever Need

Sheet masks are all the rage in the dermatology world these days. From snail goo-infused options to those imbued with gold and silver, there's a sheet mask for every issue out there. We're here to tell you that you need only one, so make it Port Products Marine Layer Mask.
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Forget That Tiny House and Get a Tiny Houseboat Instead

First, we had tiny houses, then we had tiny cabins, then we had tiny travel trailers, and now we have tiny houseboats. Not satisfied with a floating tent or a simple pontoon, Daigno took it upon itself to create Le Koroc, a pontoon boat with a solid wood cabin placed right on top of it.
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This Small Electric Toothbrush Cleans Just as Well as Its Competitors

Quip electric toothbrush cleans your teeth as effectively as the full-size, giant, name-brand models out there, only this bad boy takes up less space and is smarter. Read on to find out more about this great new brand.
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You’ll Definitely Want This Scottish Castle with a Pub, Treehouse, 32 Bedrooms, and 6 Cottages (Photos)

Ackergill Tower is a true Scottish castle that boasts 32 bedrooms, 31 bathrooms, 30 acres of land, a pub, and much, much more. Our photo gallery will let you explore this stunning estate.
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Las Vegas’ Best New Bar is 55 Stories Above the Strip

The recently renovated Palms Casino has upped the ante when it comes to rooftop bars with the brand-new Apex Social Club, located 55 stories above the street with a stunning view of the Las Vegas strip. A drink here should be a requirement for all Vegas trips moving forward.
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This Island Fortress is for Sale and You Can Own It for Less than You Think

For the same price as a nice house in a mid-sized American city, you can buy Stack Rock Fort, an abandoned military fortress off the coast of Wales. Built in the 1850s, this "estate" for sale features 360-degree views, water access, and room enough for 32 anti-ship guns.
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Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Manual Grooming Awards 2018 Episode

For this episode of Beards, Booze, and Bacon, the group discusses The Manual's recently released Grooming Awards 2018, including the process of picking the winners, the best from each category, and the one product every man should own.
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Timex and Todd Snyder Have Done It Again with Exclusive Marlin Blackout Edition Watch

The Timex X Todd Snyder Marlin Blackout, with its glossy, lizard-grain genuine leather strap paired with a minimalist black face with Dali-like numbers, can be worn with everything from a white polo and shorts to a gray suit to a tuxedo.
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Lab Series’ New Oil Control Grooming Line Prevents Summer Sheen

The new Oil Control Trio composed of a clay cleanser and mas, a clearing solution (or toner), and an oil control moisturizer. Combined, the three products create a powerful trifecta of oil fighters to keep your breakout and blemish during all the heat and humidity the summer has to offer.
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The Grovemade Minimalist Knife Was Just Made Mega by Going Titanium

Grovemade has improved its mininmalist knife by going full-on titanium. The monobody construction and 440C blade, along with its sleek design, make this knife the perfect addition to any man's everyday carry.
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Our Favorite Bedding Brand Just Got Better With a Lightweight Down Comforter for Summer

If you're the type of guy who likes a little weight on you when you sleep but without all the heat that a typical high fill down comforter provides, be sure to check out Brooklinen's new lightweight down comforter. It's perfect for summer heat waves and hot sleepers.
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Reebok and Footlocker Drop 3:AM NOLA Sneaker Collab

Taking its name from the time when artists become inspired by the creative energy that erupts from cities in the dead of night, Reebok X Footlocker's 3:AM NOLA collaboration celebrates two icons of New Orleans Nightlife: Polo Silk and Chase N. Cashe, who both helped to redesign Reebok's Workout sneaker.
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CeraVe is the Drugstore Skincare Cult Favorite You Need to Know

CeraVe has made passionate believers out of anyone who used to think you couldn't get quality skincare for cheap prices. Check out our review and some of the best products in the lineup.
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Leica Just Dropped the M10 Edition Zagato Camera for a Whopping $22,000

World-renowned German camera manufacturer Leica Camera recently announced the release of the Leica M10 Edition Zagato, created in partnership with Dr. Andrewa Zagato, owner of the namesake Italian auto and design firm. Yes, it really does cost $22,000.
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You Can Own an Entire Ghost Town for Less than $1 Million

If you've ever wanted to own your own ghost town and you've got a spare million lying around, now's your chance. The abandoned town of Cerro Gordo near Lone Pine, California, hit the market in Une 2018 for a mere $925,000.
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Mack Weldon Partners with J. Crew to Bring Us All Prime Cotton Underwear

For the brand's latest foray into the world of brick-and-mortar retail, Mack Weldon is launching a brand-new Prime Cotton range of heritage-inspired underwear made exclusively for J. Crew. The collection includes trunks, boxer briefs, and undershirts.
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Thank Dwyane Wade for Away’s Sleek New Aluminum Luggage

Dwyane Wade, the Miami Heat's point and shooting guard takes the offense when it comes to his luggage. Partnering up with beloved suitcase and luggage brand, Away, Wade has created without a doubt the best looking iteration of the hard-sided, clam-shell suitcase the company has created to date.
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The James Brand Knife Company Debuts Titanium Collection and We are True Fan Boys Now

The James Brand took three of the best pocket knives from the company's existing collection and elevated them even further by cladding them in titanium-scale. Take a closer look at our new favorite everyday-carry items.

Put a ‘Lil Whiskey in It: Bourbon Grooming Products for National Bourbon Day

To celebrate National Bourbon Day this year, you may also want to avail yourself of a bourbon-inspired, albeit alcohol-free grooming regimen.
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This MVMT Revolver Watch Sold Out in Less Than a Day

Direct-to-consumer watch maker MVMT released its latest collaboration with adventurer and Instagram celebrity, Sam Kolder: The MVMT Revolver Kolder Edition. This timepiece is so stylish, clean, and cool, it sold out in less than a day. Put your name on the waiting list and catch it on the next round.
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Stunt the Stunning Levi’s X Air Jordan IV Sneakers Starting June 30

In January 2018, Levi's teamed up with Air Jordan for the fantastic Levis' X Air Jordan 4 sneaker and a reversible trucker jacket. Now they're at it again and shooting for a June 30, 2018 release of the latest collaboration between the two venerable American brands: Levi's X Air Jordan IV sneakers.
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Bend, Oregon is the West Coast’s Secret Outdoor Sports Paradise

Bend's location in the high desert puts this central Oregon city in the perfect confluence of mountain, forest, river, and plain — making it one of the few West Coast locations suitable for nearly every outdoor sport you can imagine. Here's what to do and where to stay.
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This Scottish Castle is Actually Located in … China?

Yup, you read that right. Picture a classic castle located not among the moors and highlands of Scotland, but in the lush green valleys of China. And you can stay there.
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Snow Peak Launched a Slim Iron Grill Table and We Can’t Wait to Get One

This month, Snow Peak added to their repertoire of outdoor cooking gear, apparel, tents, and famously easy-to-use and convenient iron grill tables, a thinner, lighter (but just as durable and good-looking) Iron Grill Table Slim.
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Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Las Vegas Episode

There's more to Las Vegas than just gambling--there's also a vibrant food and drink scene with amazing mixologists and chefs bringing a new spin to old-school night life. The Beards, Booze, and Bacon roundtable discuss their favorite places to stay, drink, and play in Sin City.
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Take a Dip (or a Selfie) in the World’s Most Instagrammable Pools

Summer means pool time. We thought we'd take this opportunity to round up the most Instagrammable pools we could find. From tropical resorts like the St. Regis Princeville Resort in Kauai, Hawaii, to a hidden oasis on the seventh floor of the Berkeley Hotel in London, we've got a pool for every selfie.
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Sunski Just Dropped Its First Line of Recycled Plastic Sunglasses and They Are Fire

To do its part to help the environment and prevent the entire Pacific Ocean from becoming plastic soup, Sunsk introduced the brand's first collection of sunglasses featuring fully recycled plastic frames. With three models, there's an option for every man.
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Only the Finest Italian Leather Was Used for these Rare Clarks Originals Wallabees

Clarks Originals released an extremely limited-edition run of their new made-in-Italy Clarks Wallabees. Constructed from the world's softest suede leather, these chukka boots are a rarity and can match with almost any outfit or season.
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The Best Deals on Big Agnes Tents During the REI Anniversary Sale

Each year beloved outdoor retailer REI offers an anniversary sale to rival all deals. For 2018, there are over 16,000 items discounted by up to 30%. We offer our picks for the best Big Agnes tents for sale this year.
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This $36,000 Parmigiani Fleurier Watch Is Its Own Work of Art

Luxury timepiece producer Parmigiani Fleurier set a new bar for horological artwork with its most recent collaboration with Italian artist Marcello Lo Giudice: 12 unique watches with actual miniature paintings on the dials. The cost? $36,000.
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Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Legendary Guide to Everything Episode

For this week's episode of Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Manual Podcast, the round-table discuss The Manual's latest project: The Legendary Guide to Everything, a series of articles dedicated to all things awesome.
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AriZona Iced Tea Releases Funky and Nostalgic Fashion Collection

To honor its 25th anniversary, AriZona Iced Tea launched a pop-up shop in New York City full of AriZona Iced Tea fashion and menswear, including button-downs, socks, sweatshirts, and more — as well as a few limited-edition Nike sneaker collabs.
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United By Blue is Having a Huge Warehouse Sale Right Now

United by Blue, the outdoor brand dedicated to removing one pound of trash from the world's oceans and waterways per item sold, is having the annual Warehouse Sale this weekend and they've got super steep discounts on menswear — everything from henleys to boardshorts.
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Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Mother’s Day Episode

This week's episode of Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Manual Podcast focuses on Mother' Day. The guys talk best gift options, brunch ideas, and cocktail recipes to wow Mom. So sit back, relax, and salute the best of us: our mothers.
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Tipoon the Travel Machine is an Expandable Tiny-Home Away from Home

A name like Tipoon the Travel Machine conjures images of yellow submarines and magic school buses, so it may come as a surprise that this playful, almost child-like moniker belongs to a totally streamlined, expandable, tow-behind travel trailer.
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Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Men’s Summer Style Episode

From conspiracy theories about wrinkle-free shirts to a dire warning about mesh-lined swim trunks, this week's episode of Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Manual Podcast tackles the sunny topic of men's summer style. The guys discuss custom shirts, seasonal suiting, and more.
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Al Capone’s Miami Mansion is For Sale and You Can Have It (For a Cool $15 Million)

Even though the Chicago-based gangster Al Capone wasn't a coke-smuggling, machine-gun wielding maniac (he had people for that), he had a million-mansion in Miami that would have been an appropriate place to flaunt those qualities. And now you can too — his old him is now for sale.
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Style Essentials: Classic Men’s Clothing You Need in Your Wardrobe

From the cowboy boot to the blue jean, Americans have been at the forefront of classic men's clothing since the beginning of the 20th century. As we round out the second decade of the 21st century, we pay homage to time-honored American style with this roundup of the essential fashion pieces for men.
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Adidas Sports’ New Grip Case is Perfect for the Jogger or Gym Rat

Adidas has launched new line of protective tech equipment, including this Grip Case, which is designed for iPhone Xs and iPhone 8s. Not only does Grip Case protect your phone from falls, it also sports a hand strap that doubles as a stand.
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Post-it Extreme Notes Make Regular Post-it Notes Look Like Loose Leaf Paper

The Post-it company have performed a miracle and somehow improved upon an invention that, up until this point, seemed to be eternally perfect in its simplistic utility. With Post-It Extreme Notes, your notes can stick to — and survive — so much more.
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Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Old Forester, Louisville, and Kentucky Derby Episode

This episode of The Manual podcast is all about Kentucky bourbon, Kentucky cities, and Kentucky horses. We chat with Master Taster for Old Forester, Jackie Zykan, and talk whiskey, Louisville, and the Kentucky Derby.