Flipping through The Manual: Tools for your wrist, sipping the world’s rarest beer

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.

Tasting notes from the rarest beer in the world

Tasting notes from the rarest beer in the world

Among the ten true Trappist breweries in the world, Saint Sixtus produced the historic and complex Westvleteren 12, one of the rarest beers in the World.

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The Tread QM1 brings the time (and toolbox) to your wrist

The Tread QM1 brings the time (and toolbox) to your wrist

A good watch tells you the time, but a great watch should do more. The Leatherman Tread QM1 is crafted with the mind of a multitool, allowing you to quickly check the time and crack open a bottle of beer directly from your wrist.

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The 5 hottest peppers known to man

The 5 hottest peppers known to man

Super-hot chile peppers have intrigued and beguiled humanity for at least 6,000 years. Here we’ve assembled a list of the 5 hottest peppers in the world. Proceed with caution.

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Fair trade footwear: Oliberte

Fair trade footwear: Oliberte

Oliberte’s line of fair trade certified boots and shoes are the perfect sustainable addition to every guy’s wardrobe. With features like hand built styling, pure goat leather lining, and a commitment their African supply chain, why don’t you have a pair on your feet already?

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The best denim jackets, shirts and jeans for spring

The best denim jackets, shirts and jeans for spring

Denim is back. Not since the mid to late 2000s has fashion’s most utilitarian fabric had quite a shining moment like right now. How best to approach the season’s most important trend? Start with the color blue, for one.

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Trekking: Strap in and step up with our favorite crampons

Trekking: Strap in and step up with our favorite crampons

Trekking in the snow requires more than a pair of cargo shorts and synthetic-leather boots. The right crampons provide stability and traction in a variety or scenarios, allowing you to securely traverse glaciers and climb ice shelves easier than ever before. Here are our three current favorites.

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Product Review

Audi built an electric SUV for buyers who want gasoline-free to mean stress-free

We finally got to spend time behind the wheel of the electric 2019 Audi E-Tron bustling cities and arid desert of the United Arab Emirates to see how it compares with Jaguar and Tesla's competitors.
Movies & TV

The best shows on Netflix, from 'Haunting of Hill House’ to ‘Twilight Zone’

Looking for a new show to binge? Lucky for you, we've curated a list of the best shows on Netflix, whether you're a fan of outlandish anime, dramatic period pieces, or shows that leave you questioning what lies beyond.
Computing

Why limit yourself to one OS? Try one of these great virtual machine apps

Buying a new computer just because you want to utilize another operating system isn't necessary. Just use the best virtual machine applications to emulate one OS inside another, no matter what your platform or budget is.
Home Theater

From the Roku Ultra to the Fire TV Cube, these are the best streaming devices

There are more options for media streamers than ever, so it’s more difficult to pick the best option. But that’s why we're here. Our curated list of the best streaming devices will get you online in no time.
Home Theater

Still listening on tinny TV speakers? Try one of our favorite soundbars

You no longer have to sacrifice sound for size when selecting home audio equipment. Check out our picks for the best soundbars, whether you're looking for budget options, pure power, smarts, or tons of features.
Outdoors

Built to take a beating and still perform, these are the best hiking watches

A proper hiking watch should track exercise metrics and act as a navigational co-pilot during any kind of hike. Ideally, it'll even have a built-in GPS system and sensors. Here are five of the best hiking watches.
Home Theater

Cutting the cord? Let us help you find the best service for live TV streaming

There's a long list of live TV streaming services available to help you cut the cord and replace your traditional TV subscription. Each is different in important ways, and this guide will help you find the best one for you.
Computing

Our favorite Windows apps will help you get the most out of your new PC

Not sure what apps you should be downloading for your newfangled Windows device? Here are the best Windows apps, whether you need something to speed up your machine or access your Netflix queue. Check out our categories and favorite picks.
Emerging Tech

The 20 best tech toys for kids will make you wish you were 10 again

Looking for the perfect toy or gadget for your child? Thankfully, we've rounded up some of our personal favorite tech toys, including microscopes, computer kits, and a spherical droid from a galaxy far, far away.
Emerging Tech

Scoot your commute! Here are the 9 best electric scooters on the market

Electric scooters are an affordable, convenient way to minimize your carbon footprint and zip around town. Check out 8 of our current favorites, whether you're working with a budget or have some cash to spare.
Emerging Tech

Sick of walking everywhere? Here are the best electric skateboards you can buy

Thanks for Kickstarter and Indiegogo, electric skateboards are carving a bigger niche than you might think. Whether you're into speed, mileage, or something a bit more stylish, here are the best electric skateboards on the market.
Home Theater

OLED or LED? We pick the winner in the battle of competing TV tech

The acronyms OLED and LED sound and look very similar, but the two technologies are vastly different in terms of engineering, performance, and capabilities. Which technology wins when you pit OLED versus LED in a TV?
Photography

The best mirrorless cameras pack all the power of a DSLR, minus the bulk

Mirrorless cameras offer a lot of photography firepower, inside a compact body. Explore the best mirrorless cameras, from the pro-level to the beginner-friendly shooters, in this guide.
Music

The best new music this week: Josh Homme, Domo Genesis, and more

Are you looking for the best new music? Each week, we scour the internet to find the most compelling new releases just for you. On tap this week: Josh Homme, Domo Genesis, Eddie Palmieri, and Jacob Collier.