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David Beckham Scores Big with New Grooming Line House 99

Pro footballer and style icon David Beckham announces the launch of House 99, a new grooming brand for men's skin, body, hair, and tattoos.
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Feel Like a Genius in this Recreation of Einstein’s Favorite Leather Jacket

Not many of us will know what it feels like to be a genius. However, thanks to a new release from Levi Stauss & Co., we can know what it feels like to wear a genius' favorite leather jacket with the brand's limited run Einstein Menlo Cossack Jackets.
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The Manual Awards 2018: Houston, Texas

Houston experienced a roller coaster of a year, full of lows (Hurricane Harvey) and highs (Astros' 2017 World Series win), and this sprawling Texas metropolis deserves the spotlight.

Ryan Reynolds Buys Aviation Gin, Because Of Course He Can

Ryan Reynolds — award-winning movie star, husband, father, and Canadian — can now add "gin owner" to his long list of titles. This week, Reynolds announced that he is the proud new owner of Aviation Gin, a popular craft spirit that got its start in Portland, Oregon.
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Beards, Booze, and Bacon: For the Love of Food

On this week's episode of Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Manual Podcast, we talk about two of our favorite things: food and love. (Well, we love food.) Joining us for this round is Lauren Utvich, a Charleston-based food stylist, recipe-maker, and writer.
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A Deliciously Bitter Anti-Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Valentine's Day is a capitalist "holiday" that companies use to squeeze money out of you. In that spirit, here's a anti-Valentine's Day gift guide for all of the chronically single, freshly dumped, and downright haters out there.
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Meet the Super Bowlus, the Ultimate Tailgating Aluminum Trailer

This collector's edition Bowlus Road Chief is dubbed the Super Bowlus, and for obvious reasons: the heritage brand's original aluminum trailer design now comes decked out in football swag and extra tailgating accessories.
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Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Music Episode

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Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Coffee Episode

On this week's episode of Beards, Booze, and Bacon, everyone is caffeinated and ready to talk about coffee with special guest Katie Weinberger with King Bean Coffee Roasters.
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Go for Gold: Peep Nike’s Medal Stand Collection for Team USA at 2018 PyeongChang

Nike unveiled the outfit that Team USA will rock on the medal stand if — when! — we take home gold at the 2018 Winter Olympics. The collection is also available to shop.
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Shop the Ralph Lauren Collection Team USA Will Wear During the 2018 Winter Olympics

The Ralph Lauren-designed clothing collection that Team USA will wear at the opening ceremony of PyeonChang 2018 is available to shop right now.
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New V8-Powered Land Rover Defender Melds Power with Classic Looks

Land Rover is celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2018 by re-engineering a handful of classic Land Rover Defenders with a powerful V8 engine.
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This Motorcycle Helmet Bag from Neo and Sons Looks Way Better Than the One You Use Now

Nothing is sexier than safety, but the utilitarian look of most motorcycle helmet bags? Not so much. That's why we love this new option from Neo and Sons.
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The Trends of 2017 We Want to End (and What We Want to See in 2018)

Well, gents, 2017 is finally coming to an end — and we hope some of these trends will too. Say goodbye to all-logo everything, and say hello to 2018.
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Actor Joe Manganiello Shows Off His Badassery on a Dream Journey Across Iceland (Photos)

Actor Joe Manganiello teamed up with outdoor retailer Eddie Bauer for an epic trip to Iceland, which included hiking, biking, climbing, and more.
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Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Beard Episode

The Manual podcast roundtable chats with Madison Rowley, a World Beard Champion, about all things hirsute, from beard beer to famous bearded boozers.
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Forget the DeLorean: Someone Built a ‘Back to the Future’ Time Machine out of a VW Bus

A custom 1967 Volkswagen Bus inspired by 'Back to the Future' — complete with flux capacitor — is currently on sale via Velocity Motorcars.
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Two Vintage Cars Formerly Owned by The Beatles are Up for Auction

Attention Beatles fans: An Aston Martin formerly owned by Sir Paul McCartney and a Mini Cooper that used to belong to Ringo Starr are on the auction block.
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Talking Tunes, Tours, and Life on the Road with Hippie Sabotage

Brothers Kevin and Jeff Saurer are the duo behind the popular EDM band Hippie Sabotage. The Manual chatted with them about life on tour and road trip tunes.
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Avoid the Overpriced Beer and Watch the Austin City Limits Music Festival Here Instead

Not everyone can attend the Austin City Limits Music Festival. Thankfully, Red Bull TV is offering an ACL festival live stream of weekend one (October 6-8).