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8 Best Outdoor Sunglasses of 2018

When you’re sweating hard, moving fast, and battling the bright sun, you need a pair of the best outdoor sunglasses. We’ve rounded up some of the …

Outdoors

Reebok’s Newest Sneaker Is ‘Made From Things That Grow’

We already have shoes made out of trash from Adidas, so why not footwear made out of corn from Reebok?<p>This week, the global footwear and apparel firm …

Shoes

The Best Back-to-School Backpacks for the Coming Year

As ubiquitous as it is useful, the classic school backpack can be seen hanging from the shoulders of second-graders and college sophomores alike.<p>But …

Backpacking

4 Ridiculously Over-the-Top Villas You Can Rent on Airbnb

It seems just a few short years ago that Airbnb was a scrappy little startup for budget travelers. While plenty of couch-surfing deals can still be …

Swimming Pools

A Lesson in Form and Function with the Timex X Todd Snyder Beekman Watch

While combing through famed timepiece brand Timex’s design archives, Todd Snyder (the designer himself, not the brand) came upon a late-1960s racing …

Watches

These Bud Light Vending Machines Will Only Activate When the Browns Break Their 1-31 Losing Streak

Bud Light is offering a glimmer of hope to Cleveland Browns fans that this season will be better than the last — and the one before that — by …

Football (U.S.)

The Future of Air Travel Is Full of Cute, Dog-Sized Robots

The technology of modern air travel is evolving at a lightning clip. Boom is promising mainstream supersonic travel capable of transporting …

Supersonic Travel

Would You Drink Whiskey Flavored by Beavers?

Dam, Steven Grasse is at it again.<p>Grasse, who is the mind behind brands such as Hendrick’s Gin and Sailor Jerry, has made a career of making both …

Beavers

It’s National Men’s Grooming Day: Celebrate With Some of Our Favorite Grooming Goods and Gear

Another week, another made-up holiday. But, like National Rum Day and National Bourbon Day, National Men’s Grooming day is a fake holiday we can get …

The Ducati 959 Panigale Won’t Make You a Pro, But It Will Make You a Better Rider

When your day job puts you behind the wheel of 700-horsepower supercars and your hobbies include flinging a race car around various tracks (while …

Motorcycles

This Summerhouse Brings the Simplicity of Danish Design to Washington State

There’s a reason we have such a love affair with Scandinavian design here in the United States. It’s sleek and simple, open yet cozy. The …

Interior Design

The Shorrock Brothers’ Lane-Eight AD1 Trainers are the Newest Kicks on the Block

Lane-Eight is a versatile new line of trainers founded by brothers and footwear industry veterans Josh and James Shorrock, hailing from adidas and …

Shoes

How to Make Your Own Ranch Dressing

Ranch dressing has become the ubiquitous dipping sauce for everything from fried pickles and buffalo wings to, well, just take a look on the internet …

Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Hawaii Episode

Previous Next<p>1 of 14<p><i>What new bourbon are we pumped about? Which hiking trail are we exploring? Why is the next supercar so cool? The Manual is</i> …

Beards

Tepui’s Latest Rooftop Tents and Gear Are Raising the Bar on Outdoor Adventuring

There’s something magical about camping — leaving the modern buzz behind and surrounding yourself with the serenity of nature. As calming and …

Camping

Behind-the-Scenes at Van Dam Custom Boats’ Workshop and Design Studio

The essence of Van Dam Custom Boats is right there in the name: custom. This company creates wooden powerboats and sailboats of the highest quality …

Boats

Neuro Coffee Says It Will Make You Smarter After Just One Cup

Coffee keeps you awake thanks to caffeine, but can it help your brain in other ways? One brand says its coffee will.<p>Neuro Coffee, which was developed …

Ferris Bueller’s Famous Ferrari Heads to Auction (Chicka-Chickaaa)

Bum-dum, chicka-chickaa! I’m so very sorry for implanting that earworm of a melody into your head for the rest of the day, but I had to, it was …

Ferris Bueller

12 Must-Have Cocktails for National Rum Day

Did you know that the first distillations of rum in the Caribbean date back to the 1600s, though there were other beverages made from sugar cane that …

Recipes

Milan Red is a Hypercar Boasting 1,325 Horsepower and a Heart-Rate Visualizer

You’ve heard of hypercar — high-performing luxury sports cars made in limited-quantities and designed like a piece of fine art. (Some can supposedly …

Heart Rates

This New Clothing App Will Spice Up Your Wardrobe Without Wasting Your Time

Nothing boosts your confidence like hitting the streets knowing you look fresh as hell. But not everyone has time to hit up a personal stylist or …

Clothing

Post-Workout Eyeball Recovery is a Thing and Under Armour is Leading the Way

If you’ve ever gone trail running, hiking, golfed all day, or taken a brutal CrossFit class, you’ll know all types of exercise involve intense eye …

Workouts

Want to Loan Us $38,000 for The Balvenie’s New 50-Year-Old Scotch?

The Balvenie has released its latest 50-year-old Scotch whisky and it’s safe to say we’re drooling over here. Why wouldn’t we? The Balvenie was part …

Faceted Classification

Channeling Hemingway’s Last Road Trip Through the New Buick Regal Avenir

Times do indeed change, but here are two things that never do: the siren call of the American road trip and a thoughtfully designed vehicle to take …

Buick

How to Cook Bacon the Right Way: 3 Methods for Perfect Strips

Is there a better time to be a bacon lover than right now? Not only do you have access to subscription boxes that send bacon <i>to your door</i>, but there …

Recipes

4 Best Camping Hammocks for Backpackers, Hikers, and Outdoor Lovers

We believe every season is hammock season. But, as August winds to a close, it’s hard not to think about the crisp, cool feeling of fall.<p>What better …

Camping

The Gambler 500 Is the Badass Off-Road Rally You’ve Never Heard Of

If I told you there was a secret off-road rally race where participants gas up the cheapest, most impractical, piece-of-junk cars and set off on a …

Gambling

Get Ready for Fall With These Classic Oxford Shirts for Men

The Oxford shirt is a secret (or perhaps not-so-secret) style weapon that’s going to carry you from late summer into early fall — and beyond — with …

Men's Fashion

Driving Ford’s New 2019 Mustang Bullitt and Living the McQueen Dream

There’s no lingering smell of his favorite Viceroy cigarettes. No soft, 50-year-worn leather seats. No stray fibers that sloughed off the famous …

Sports Cars

These 19.2-Ounce Beer Cans Are the New Tall Boys

Tall boys were once reserved for big-name beers, but like pretty much everything else, craft beer has entered the game.<p>For the past year, breweries …

Craft Beer