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On the Keto Diet? You Can Get These Keto Snacks Delivered to Your Door

Finding suitable snacks when on the keto diet is more difficult than it should be. With very specific carb, sugar, and fat requirements, it can be a pain (and nearly impossibly) to eat something pre-packaged.These keto snacks subscription boxes fix this dilemma and deliver the solution to your door.
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This Tiny Cabin is Made from ‘Trash’ and Hides a Very Mobile Secret

Built as a prototype in the UK, this tiny cabin from Studio Invisible is built from some unexpected (and underused materials). The best part? Read on to see.
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Put Your Best Foot Forward with these 8 Sock Subscription Boxes

With so many sock subscription boxes out there, it can be hard to choose. We've narrowed down the top options for men — you'll have to pick from there.
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Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Tender Belly Bacon Episode

For this episode of Beards, Booze, and Bacon, The Manual podcast welcomes two special guests to the show: Shannon and Erik Duffy, brothers and founders of Tender Belly, a company that produces some of the finest bacon we've ever tasted.
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Turn Your Kitchen into a High-End Steakhouse with this Countertop Grill

If you're tired of eating steaks with charred outsides and undercooked interiors, then the Beefer is the steakhouse-quality grill you need in your kitchen.
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Giveaway: Original Penguin Pajama Pants and Print Underwear

Every man loves a pair of printed pajama pants and underwear. You may not want to admit it, but it's a fact. Five lucky winners will receive a fun pair of pants and underwear from Original Penguin. The cost? A a few seconds worth of typing and clicking.
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ECCO’s Exostrike Aren’t Moon Boots, But They Could Probably Survive on the Moon Anyway

No, those are not Moon Boots, they're ECCO's new Exostrike Dyneema shoes. Thanks to new new leather-strengthening technology, these sneakers could almost certainly stand up to the dust-covered, irradiated lunar surface.
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Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Indian Food Episode

For this week's episode, the guys talk all things Indian food with xhef Jessi Sing of Babu Ji in New York City and the newly opened Bibi Ji in Santa Barbara.
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Giveaway: $250 Mountain Standard Shopping Spree (Just in Time for Spring)

Inevitably with each new outdoor season, new gear is required to replace the old, worn, and torn. thanks to our friends at Mountain Standard, you now have the chance at winning a $250 shopping spree to replace your old and prove cost doesn't necessarily equal quality.
Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Aria Gin Episode

Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Aria Gin Episode

For this week's episode of Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Manual Podcast, the round-table takes the show out of the studio and into the Aria Gin distillery in Portland, Oregon, to learn all about that juniper-flavored spirit.
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From Sled Legs to Shower Beer Holders, These are the Best Deals of the Week

Winter is over and that means stores are dumping their overstocked items for pennies on the dollar. Take advantage of one of capitalism's greatest flaws (overproduction in combination with lack of demand) and turn it to your advantage with the best deals of the week.
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Giveaway: 2 Sharp-Looking Knives From France’s Famed Opinel Brand

French Knife manufacturer Opinel has partnered up with The Manual to bring to the good people of the internet the chance to win one of their limited edition pocket knives.
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Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The St. Patrick’s Day and Ireland Episode

The Beards, Booze, and Bacon round-table discuss all things Ireland. From the best cocktails for St. Patrick's Day to the best places to eat, drink, and sleep in Dublin, the guys spare no details of their experiences with the Emerald Isle.
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Take a Tour of Danner Boots’ Factory in Portland, Oregon (Video)

Go behind closed doors with The Manual as we take a tour around Danner Boots' factory in Portland, Oregon, to see just how the brand's iconic boots and award-winning gear is made.
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The Red and the Black: Topo Designs X Danner Boots Collab Arrives

The Pacific Northwest's favorite boot brand has teamed up with the unmistakable design brand for their latest boot and pack collaboration: Topo Designs X Danner Boots.
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Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Swig and Swine Episode

Beards, Booze,and Bacon: The Manual Podcast welcomes this week's special guest, pitmaster Anthony DiBernardo of Charleston, South Carolina's acclaimed Swig and Swine restaurant, to talk barbecue, smoking meat, and more.
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Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Chef Angie Mar Q & A Episode

For this week's episode of Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Manual Podcast, the round table (made up of Editor-in-Chief Cator Sparks; Content Producer Jake Rossman; and host Greg Nibler) pick the brain of meat-loving, Beatrice Inn-running, old friend of The Manual, cChef Angie Mar.

Giveaway: GrowlerWerks uKeg Pressurized Portable Growler Kit

We're giving away GrowlerWerks' entire uKeg 128 Gift Package. Not only will you receive a 128 ounce uKeg, but you'll also score two stainless steel uPints, a handy carrying case, and a 10-pack of CO2 cartridges.
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Lacoste Loses its Iconic Crocodile in Favor of Endangered Species for Limited-Edition Polo Series

Lacoste has teamed up with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and its SOS (Save Our Species) program to briefly remove the beloved crocodile (sorry René) and replace it with depictions of the world's most endangered animals.
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First Look: Indian Motorcycle Releases 2018 Chieftain Elite Limited Edition

Indian Motorcycle announced the release of it's ultra-premium bagger bike, the 2018 Chieftain Elite, in limited-edition Black Hills Silver Paint. Here's your first look.
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The Manual Awards 2018: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Not to be outdone by Chicago to the south and Minneapolis to the North, Milwaukee, Wisconsin is a formerly sleepy Midwestern city that has come into its own. With hot restaurants, nightlife, and recreational activities, Milwaukee is the Midwest's Next Big Thing.
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Giveaway: 2 Pairs of Duer Water-Repellent Pants (For You and a Friend)

Now's your chance to snag some water repellent pants from Duer just as the rainy spring season kicks in. Perfect for commuting or just everyday, Duer's Dry Fit 2.0 Denim and Live Free Adventure Pant can be yours — all you have to do is enter.
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Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Moroccan Episode

For this week's episode of Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Manual Podcast, the round-table discusses the North African home of Casablanca, Marrakesh, and Tangier. We're talking, of course, about Morocco.
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Levi’s Made & Crafted Collection is Spicier Compared to Your Regular 501s

Levi's Made & Crafted collection has taken all the heritage, quality, and commitment to traditional denim and elevated it. Here are a few of our favorites and sale items in the current lineup, including some collaboration pieces with Josh Peskowitz.
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Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Winter Olympics Episode

The round-table discusses a very timely topic this week: The Winter Olympics. The guys talk favorite sports, most terrifying sports, and talk the best cocktails to drink while watching them.
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We Tried the Meatless Impossible Burger and Definitely Didn’t Hate It

The Impossible Burger does, well, the impossible by tasting exactly like beef even though it's made entirely from vegetables. Trust us — we tried it at Jackrabbit Restaurant, a meat-centric eatery in Portland, Oregon.
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Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show 2018: The Best Gear of the Year

We spent three days scouring the best of the best of Outdoor Retailer, biggest and baddest outdoor gear and sports trade show in the US to bring you the our picks for gear of the year.
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Get Ready for the Big Game with these Super Bowl Party Essentials

From the best TV to the best slow cooker, we've got all the game day game-changers to get you prepped for your Super Bowl party.
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Sobro is the Multi-Functional Coffee Table Your Home is Missing

Sobro, the design outfit that created the Sobro coffee table, wants you to know that it's on its way to becoming the future of furniture — and this is just a taste of what's to come.
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Giveaway: $950 Damascus Steel Funayuki Kitchen Knife from Carter Cutlery

We partnered up with Carter Cutlery in Hillsboro, Oregon, to give away this $950 Damascus Steel Funayuki Knife with a hardwood handle and Micarta bolster.
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Cruise the Crystal-Clear Indian Ocean Aboard Norma, an Azimut Flybridge 66 Yacht

At the St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort, guests have the opportunity to charter the first Azimut Flybridge 66 Yacht to be commissioned by a resort.

Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Barbecue Episode

This week's episode of Beards, Booze, and Bacon delves into the tumultuous world of American Barbecue. We talk different styles and best BBQ booze pairings
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Our Favorite Snow Goggles from Oakley will Get You Ready for Slope Season

No one knows more about protecting your eyes from the sun and snow than Oakley. Here are our top favorites from Oakley for this year's ski season.
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No Room for a Dishwasher? No Problem with Heatworks’ Tetra Countertop Dishwasher

If you're one of the 25 percent of Americans who doesn't own a dishwasher because of space and cost, say hello to Tetra countertop dishwasher.
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Giveaway: The Perfect Pair of Yoga Shorts by OHMME

We've partnered up with athleticwear brand OHMME to bring you an exciting giveaway. 46 lucky winners will each receive a pair of fantastic yoga shorts.
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Cliffside and Close to the Slopes, This Quebec Mansion is a Winter Wonder

This Quebec mansion is a winter wonder with stunning views of the St. Lawrence river, proximity to skiing, and clean, modern architecture.
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Omega Launches New Seamaster Olympic Games Collection Ahead of PyeongChang 2018

The "official timekeeper" of the Olympics for 86 years, Omega announced the release of the 2018 Seamaster Olympic Games collection in five sporty colors.
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YETI Just Released Its Newest Product and It’s a Camp Chair, Not a Cooler

Taking its first steps into the world of outdoor living, YETI, known for its fantastic coolers, has announced its latest: The Hondo Base Camp Chair.
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Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The New Year Episode

The first episode for Beards, Booze, and Bacon in 2018 focuses on what else? The New Year. Resolutions, diets, and detoxes are on this week's docket.
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Foraging For and Feasting on Chanterelle Mushrooms in the Pacific Northwest

Who knew foraging for and feasting on chanterelle mushrooms in the Pacific Northwest could be such a relaxing, adventurous, and delicious sojourn?
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Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Dune Buggies and Drones Episode

This episode of BBB features a segment all about alcoholic ice cream, a story about riding dune buggies through the desert, and a spot all about drones.
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Mind Your Money with these Fantastic Wallets Under $200

Wallets are more than just cash carriers — they're symbols of your own personal style. Here are our picks for the best wallets under $200.
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Giveaway: 52 Pairs of Columbia Underwear for the New Year

You read that right. We're giving away 52 pairs of Columbia Diamond Mesh Boxer briefs so you can start 2018 out right. Enter now for your chance to win!
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Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Holiday Episode

For the Holiday Episode, the BBB crew and Chef Brandon Parsons talk about holiday traditions, dinner and cocktail recipes, and Wild Turkey Gravy-Backs.
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Run Away from Winter to a South Pacific Paradise: The Conrad Bora Bora Nui Resort

Anyone with several thousand dollars, a spirit of adventure, and the good sense to take our advice should stay at the Conrad Bora Bora Nui Resort.
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Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Cuffing Season and Gift Guide Episode

The round-table at Beards, Booze, and Bacon talk the worst gifts they've gotten, good ideas for great gifts, & learn about the mysteries of cuffing season.
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Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Cuba Episode

The Manual heads 90 miles south of Key West to the home of rum, sugarcane, communism, and cigars. Yes, today's episode focuses on all things Cuba.
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Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Multnomah Whiskey Library Episode

This week the roundtable comes to you from The Multnomah Whiskey Library in Portland, Oregon, where we talked all things bourbon, whiskey, and spirits.
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GIVEAWAY: Corkcicle’s New Cigar Glass is Manly Multi-Tasking at Its Best

If you're the kind of guy who doesn't want to put down his stogie while drinking his bourbon on the rocks, then you're going to love Corkcicle Cigar Glass.
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Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Thanksgiving Episode

This week's episode is all about Thanksgiving. From how to deep fry a turkey to what type of cocktails to make, we've got some tips for your Turkey Day.