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Lego's Voltron Set Is the Giant Brick Robot of Our Dreams

We’ve been quivering with anticipation ever since Lego officially confirmed it would be adding Voltron—the universe’s premiere lion-based defender—to …

Lego

The Ultimate Guide to Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting is having a moment. The first thing you should know is that it’s an umbrella term for a variety of eating patterns that cycle …

5 Essential Colognes That'll Always Be in Style

You need a good scent—and you can't go wrong with any of these.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>Style is more than the clothes on your back or the watch on your wrist—it's how you present yourself. …

The Top 5 Natural Deodorants for Men

All paraben and aluminum free.<p>It's highly likely that you rely on a very simple motto when buying deodorant: whatever works.<p>Seriously, what's the point of deodorant if it doesn't actually work? If it can't keep body odor at bay, it's not only kind of embarrassing (or at least smelly), it's not …

30 Stylish & Affordable Watch Brands for Men

Having stylish timepiece doesn't need to break the bank. We have rounded up the best affordable watch brands that every gentleman should know...

The 9 Best Pairs of Underwear For Men

From boxer briefs to leggings and trunks.<p>The wrong pair of underwear has the power to ruin your day.<p>Swamp crotch, a lack of support, or an uncomfortable fabric are all enough to distract you from going about your business as usual. Who can focus at work while constantly needing to adjust their junk?<p>…

19 Ways To Make A Fancy AF Home Bar

Drink Don Draper-style.

It's time to toss your paper owner's manuals

Tucked away in the back of a file cabinet, I have an overstuffed folder of owner's manuals, many of which are for products I no longer own. I'm getting a jump on my spring cleaning this year and throwing out the entire folder.<p>I no longer need any of these printed manuals in my house -- even for the …

iBooks

NASA is giving away its vintage-inspired travel posters for free

When NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory reached out to Don and Ryan Clark — the design duo behind Invisible Creature — in hopes that they might create …

The 10 Sneakers You Must Have in Your Collection

The word “iconic,” especially when it pertains to sneakers, should be eliminated from the English vocabulary. It often gets thrown around too loosely …

'Minecraft: Education Edition' is launching this summer

<i>Minecraft</i> has become a popular tool to teach children about countless subjects including art, geography and computer science. A tweaked version of the game called <i>MinecraftEdu</i> has long helped educators with this task, but now it has a new owner: Microsoft. The company, which bought developer Mojang …

13 Super Tasty Recipes That Will Satisfy Your Life In 2016

From BuzzFeedTasty to your belly.

The Best Documentaries on Netflix

You've seen the best horror films, comedy series, romantic flicks, films featuring a Strong Female Lead, just the overall best releases, and the best …

Entertainment

The 24 Best Science Fiction Books Of 2015

What a year for science fiction we've had, with epic new space operas, fascinating new worlds to explore, and the return of some of our favorite stories.<p>Legendary science fiction author Neal Stephenson has outdone himself with <i>Seveneves</i>, an ambitious and far-reaching tale of humanity at its …

Bake a "Magic Cake" That Bakes into Three Layers on Its Own

A “magic cake” has three layers, each with its own texture and flavor (a dense and moist base, a middle cream layer, and a light sponge top). It’s …

Dessert

These are the best scotch whiskies in the world

Does any drink carry the romance of the Single Malt Scotch? Ordering one at the bar or producing a bottle from cupboard is a sure affirmation of …

The 17 Best Boots for Fall

These timeless picks will pay for themselves<p>Here’s the scenario: You’re assembled the perfect outfit. You’ve got a impeccably tailored suit, a tie that’s sleek and sophisticated, and maybe one of these 6 Top Style Accessories for Men. And then you finish the look with ... a pair of clunky, …

23 Pieces of Essential Gear for the Serious Hiker

Any experienced hiker knows that a good (or bad) piece of gear can have a huge impact on a trip. The off-brand tent that seemed like an awesome deal …

Backpacking

Make Overnight Oats That Actually Taste Good by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Faster, faster, faster! Make a better breakfast in a hurry by perfecting the art of overnight oats.<p>When it comes to fast, healthy breakfast options, it's hard to beat overnight oats. They're the ultimate big-batch food, meaning they easily double, triple, and quadruple in scale—and they get better …

Make Perfect Homemade Granola by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Avoid these common mistakes to turn out perfect batches of golden-brown homemade granola every time.<p><b>Granola is the blank canvas of breakfast foods.</b> A simple base of oats and nuts plus a little oil or butter and your sweetener (hello, maple syrup) of choice, and you've just paved the way to dozens …

Breakfast

How To Plan and Actually Execute a Large Outdoor BBQ

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>So you have decided to have a large outdoor event at your house and now you need to know how to provide …

How to Make Jasmine Ginger Coolers to Quench Your Thirst All Summer

Sure, the ready-made stuff is fine, but why not celebrate National Iced Tea Day with a homemade summer cooler? This recipe boasts layers of flavor from jasmine tea, fresh ginger, lemon and lime, all muddled together with lemon thyme and a mountain of ice. Get that lounge chair out and relax — a …

Meriwether Tent

The Meriwether Tent, by suppliers of luxury outdoor goods Shelter Co. is the canvas-covered palace of every glamper’s dream. Measuring 16 feet in …

Camping