Flipping through The Manual: Cooking with beer, classy cast iron, a Happier Camper

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 HC1 brings the retro vibes to the road

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Dedicated motorhomes might be overrated, but the Happier Camper HC1 is anything but. The towable camper brings retro flair to a modern, modular design, one that allows you to convert a five-person sleeping quarters to a mini toy hauler in minutes.

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Swill: Rogue just released a chipotle flavored whiskey

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I’m trying really hard not to get my hopes up because Rogue has had a few less-than-stellar experimental creations in the past few years, but I have a feeling that this one is going to be a home run.

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Feast Portland

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Feast Portland: One of the greatest up-and-coming food festivals in the nation – is using its prestige to end hunger.

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Drink your beer and eat it too: An introduction to cooking with beer

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We love beer so much that it’s not enough to simply drink it; we have to eat it, too. That’s why we’ve put together this introduction on how to cook with beer.

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AETHER Apparel launches Pre-Fall collection

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Each piece’s technical design and clean, straightforward aesthetic allow for optimum functionality whether that be on your way to work or on your way up a mountainside for a weekend of camping.

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Cook on this: The Iwachu cast iron omelette pan

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The all-purpose Iwachu Cast Iron Omelette Pan, which can be used for more than just making omelettes, is designed and painstakingly handcrafted in the traditional nambu tekki style in Morioka, Japan

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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.
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The best movies on Netflix in December, from 'Buster Scruggs’ to endangered cats

Save yourself from hours wasted scrolling through Netflix's massive library by checking out our picks for the streamer's best movies available right now, whether you're into explosive action, witty humor, or anything else.
Gaming

It's dangerous to go alone! Have fun with friends in our favorite co-op games

Video games don't always have to be so brutal, dog-eat-dog experiences! Here are some of our all-time favorite co-op games across a range of platforms, genres, and difficulties.
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.
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‘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.
The Manual

Combar heavy duty multitool ain’t your grandpa’s pocketknife

This durable multi-tool was designed and built by Israeli Special Ops forces, so you know it's tough.