Flipping through The Manual: Breakfast booze, stargazing stops, handmade surfboards

Burned out on apps, keyboards, 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.

The Canadian-based Moose Knuckles is your ticket to a warm (and stylish) winter

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The Canadian brand Moose Knuckles recently announced it’s expanding its premium outwear company into the United States just in time for the winter months.

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Forget Bloody Marys and Mimosas: Here’s 4 unconventional drinks that go great with brunch

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Boozing at breakfast is quite possibly the greatest thing ever — but unfortunately everyone seems to drink the same tired old cocktails

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Victor Cruz teams up with denim brand 3×1

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“Designing this collection gave me an opportunity to create pieces I have always wanted to wear, but could never find.”

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Trekking: Skate meets surf with Iris’ handmade surfboards

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Iris may have made a name for itself crafting decks composed of recycled skateboards, but the company’s latest offerings are more apt for the waves down the road than the concrete streets lining your local neighborhood.

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Timepieces forged from the leather of rock gods

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Nixon is taking leather donated by rock legends, repurposing it to create one-of-a-kind timepieces, and donating the proceeds to a substance addiction recovery charity for troubled musicians.

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Dark Skies: The 3 best places in the U.S. to see the stars

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Whether you simply love stargazing or are looking to bolster your night sky photography skills, there are certified dark sky parks throughout the U.S.

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(Washington State Parks)

Mobile

The Galaxy S10 may be announced before MWC, sell for up to $1,750

While we still may be months away from an announcement, there's no doubt about it: Samsung is working hard on its successor to the Galaxy S9. Here's everything we know about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S10.
Wearables

These are the best smartwatches for everything from fashion to fitness

Tempted to buy a smartwatch? If so, then the growing number of great models available means you've got plenty to choose from. But which one should you pick? Here is our list of the best smartwatches.
Computing

These laptop bags will keep your notebook secure wherever you go

Choosing the right laptop bag is no easy feat -- after all, no one likes to second-guess themselves. Here are some of the best laptop bags on the market, from backpacks to sleeves, so you can get it right the first time around.
Gaming

The hottest Nintendo Switch games you can get right now

The Nintendo Switch's lineup started off small, but games have steadily released as the console continues through its second year. Here are the best Nintendo Switch games available now, from Super Mario Odyssey to Fortnite.
The Manual

Don’t call it a dinghy: Jet Capsule is a luxurious ‘Compact Yacht’ for the rich

For those times when you need to roll up to the marina in a Star Trek-worthy vessel, this one-of-a-kind boat has you covered.
The Manual

Escape in style with the best ultra-light travel trailers of 2018

It doesn't matter what kind of traveler you are — weekender, hardcore explorer, gear hauler, etc. — there's a camper for you.
The Manual

The Dynamiq GTT 165 Foiling superyacht is the toy boat you deserve

This "boat" is a 165-foot pleasure craft for the 1 percent of 1 percenters.
The Manual

Aston Martin revives the DBS and Superleggera nameplates for an epic fusion

Details on the DBS Superleggera are scarce at this time, but we do know Aston Martin's newest ride comes with quite the backstory.
The Manual

A review of Roofnest’s new rooftop tents

These hard-shell tents from Roofnest provide the best night's sleep on the road no matter where you're headed.
The Manual

13 best road trip cars, from the practical to the drool-worthy

When you're road tripping, you want a car that can go the distance — maybe even cross-country. But you also need to balance practicality with style.
The Manual

‘Pollution Pods’ let you choke on the air of the world’s most polluted cities

Did you know that the air in New Delhi shortens lives by up to four years? "Pollution Pods" give you a taste of the type of air that residents of the largest cities in the world breathe in every day.
The Manual

See how the iconic Ducati Monster has evolved over 25 years

The Ducati Monster created the "naked" street bike category in 1993. Twenty-five years later, Ducati is celebrating the bike's birthday all over the world.
The Manual

Ducati’s raucous XDiavel S bruiser cruiser is a riot to ride

Why not be comfortable when you have the power of a neutron star supernova waiting to be unleashed under your right fist?
The Manual

Aston Martin dives into the submarine business with Project Neptune

Because luxury vehicles and Bond-mobiles weren't enough, Aston Martin is going underwater.