Flipping through The Manual: Mondo hammocks, grill accessories, negronis done right

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: Hang ’em high with the Trillium Hammock

Trekking: Hang 'em high with the Trillium Hammock

Nothing says “breathtaking” quite like waking up to a 360-degree view of the surrounding woods. Tentsile’s durable Trillium Hammock offers that, along with room for three of your closest buds and their accompanying gear.

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Essential guide to grilling accessories

Essential guide to grilling accessories

The right grilling accessories can help to take any guy’s summer to the next level. Here are a handful that you simply can’t afford to live without.

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The best beard tips for the beach

The best beard tips for the beach

The beach can be a precarious place for a beard with all of that sand and sea. We spoke to Beardbrand’s Eric Bandholz to learn more about how to keep your beard looking fresh on the beach and after.

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Negroni Week is coming

Negroni Week is coming

June 1-June 7 marks Negroni Week 2015. The Manual hits you with some specialty recipes (and some history) to help you navigate your Negroni Week.

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The Manual Wind: The GrillTimer barbecue watch by Little Griddle

The Manual Wind: The GrillTimer barbecue watch by Little Griddle

Watches plus grilling equals Fathers Day with The GrillTimer watch by Little Griddles. Check out this simply yet genius watch for every grill master.

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American Grilling 101: How to grill the ultimate burger

American Grilling 101: How to grill the ultimate burger

Think you know how to grill a burger? OK. But do you know how to grill the ultimate burger? Chef Kevin Schantz of RingSide Grill has a few tasty suggestions.

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Emerging Tech

Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: DIY smartphones and zip-on bike tires

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You may not be able to buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!
Movies & TV

Stay inside this summer with the best shows on Hulu, including 'Castle Rock'

It's often overwhelming to navigate Hulu's robust library of TV shows. To help, we've put together a list of the best shows on Hulu, whether you're into frenetic cartoons, intelligent dramas, or anything in between.
Emerging Tech

Leafy greens are grown by machines at new, automated Silicon Valley farm

Farming hasn't changed too much for hundreds of years. Now a new startup called Iron Ox has opened its first automated hydroponics farm, producing a variety of leafy greens tended by machines.
Mobile

Updating to Apple’s iOS 12 will make your iPhone a whole lot smarter

iOS 12, the latest version of Apple’s iOS, is officially here. We took it for a spin to check out its new noteworthy features, and if it truly changes our smartphone habits for the better.
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?