Flipping through The Manual: Weaponized walking sticks, wild scents, absinthe

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.

Trekking: The Zubin Axe is the Swiss Army Knife of walking sticks

Get you hands on some “Big Man, Small Batch” from Booker’s Bourbon

Reactor Titan: A bulletproof watch for adventurous travelers

Smell like a proper woodsman with Juniper Ridge

How to drink absinthe like a proper bohemian