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Flipping through The Manual: Flyboarding, knife sharpening, the ultimate steak

Burned out on apps, keys and screens? Improve your analog life this weekend! Digital Trends’ brother site The Manual exists to give men straight-up advice, from unspoken suit rules you need to know, to the latest in fashion, food, drink, travel, grooming and culture. Here are a few of our favorite stories to appear on The Manual lately.

Adventures in Florida: 5 killer outdoor experiences in the Sunshine State

Adventures in Florida: 5 killer outdoor experiences in the Sunshine State

Florida isn’t all about day-drinking on the water. Here are five of our favorite outdoor experiences in the Sunshine State that don’t involve the beach.

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How to cook the ultimate steak

How to cook the ultimate steak

Is there an upper limit on how “good” a steak can be? Could you, in theory, create “the ultimate steak” if you got the best possible cut of meat known to man and cooked it in the most scientifically perfect way possible? The answer, as it turns out, is most definitely yes.

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Boodles: A proper British Gin

Boodles: A proper British Gin

This gin goes well with tonic, or with cocktails.

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Weekend kit: Surviving in a mountain town

Weekend kit: Surviving in a mountain town

From spring skiing to muddy mountain biking to late summer rock climbing, living in a mountain town is as close to heaven as some of us will ever get. Whether you’re a Jackson or Aspen local or just trying to avoid looking like a tourist, read on for the best mountain town gear.

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How to keep your knives dangerously sharp

How to keep your knives dangerously sharp

Of all the implements in your kitchen, your knives deserve the most respect. Think of them as mini swords, and imagine you live in a time of knights and kings. You wouldn’t face a legion of belligerents with a dull sword, would you? Well, neither should you face a legion of tomatoes with dull knives.

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Minimize bathroom clutter with these multi-use marvels

Minimize bathroom clutter with these multi-use marvels

Clean up your act (and bathroom) with grooming products that do more than one job.

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