Flipping through The Manual: Fall cocktails, tent pods, our favorite shaving creams

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 best hot cocktails for cold Autumn weather

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Cold outside? Sounds like the perfect excuse to knock back a cup of hot booze. Here’s a few of our favorite hot cocktail recipes — including some new and different takes on classic concoctions, as well as a few that you’ve probably never heard of.

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Trekking: Cozy up next to your neighbor with the Pod Tent

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Camping doesn’t have to be a solitary experience if you don’t want it to be. Pod Tents conveniently interconnect via tunnels, thus allowing you to form extensive tent compounds that are as large or as small as you’d like them to be.

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The Manual’s top ten best shaving creams

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Are you tired of using the same ol’ shaving cream? We suggest you take a look at this list of the best shaving creams out there.

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Pendleton launches first-ever men’s collection

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We feel for fall 2016, we are excited about releasing a larger presentation of products focused at a “fashion meets function” concept to a fashion conscious customer, a younger consumer with a segment of our collection and an outdoor/ functional consumer.

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Man School 101: How to unclog the kitchen sink

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The best way to deal with a clogged kitchen sink is to not let the damn thing clog in the first place. We’ll talk about some ways to avoid that, but assuming it’s already too late, and the drain is no longer draining, the second best way to handle a serious kitchen sink clog is to abandon your home at once.

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Smart Home

Put away that sponge and let us help you pick the best dishwasher for your buck

Tired of doing dishes by hand? Take a look at our picks of the four best dishwashers currently available and let a machine do the dirty work for you. They’ll do a much better job, anyway.
Movies & TV

The best movies on Netflix in September 2018, from 'Spotlight’ to ‘Black Panther’

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, subdued humor, or anything in between.
Gaming

These are the best Xbox One games out right now

More than four years into its lifespan, Microsoft's latest console is finally coming into its own. From 'Cuphead' to 'Halo 5,' the best Xbox One games offer something for everyone.
Smart Home

Brew it fast, hot, and flavorful with our favorite coffee makers

Whether you're looking for a simple coffee maker to get you through the morning or a high-end brewer that will impress your taste buds and your friends, you'll find some of the best coffee makers around on this list.
The Manual

Unleash the power of the hellacious new KTM 1290 Super Duke R

Roads are meant to be fought. Do that fighting with the Super Saiyan-like KTM 1290 Super Duke R, a naked motorcycle ready for any fight.
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?