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A disgusting thought? Of course, because being able to wash each day is something that most of us take for granted. That sensation of scrubbing up and coming out fresh from the shower or warming up and relaxing weary muscles in a hot bath. Sure it feels great, but what if you didn’t, or even […]

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Mmmmm…beer. No true party is complete without it. When you’re down, a good beer can cheer you up. When you’re happy, well, heck! A yummy beer can make you even happier.  Of course, all good things must be done in moderation. As the saying goes, too much of a good thing is not a good […]

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Santa Claus. Grizzly Adams. Zach Galifianakis. What do they all have in common? Well, the answer is pretty simple. These three pop culture icons know how to rock a beard like nobody’s business. A Guy’s Take On Beards… For some people, beards are the ultimate symbol of manliness.Unfortunately, not everyone can pull off the look. “When I don’t […]

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A man cave is a guy’s sanctuary from away from the world. It’s a place where a guy can chill with some of his best buds, sip a nice cool one, play games, watch movies–you get the picture. When a guy is in his man cave, all of his cares, worries or fears go out […]

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We all love a good scrub after playing hard and getting dirty, and most of us turn to our favorite body and face washes for that. But what if the ones you’re using happen to have microbeads in them? Initially thought to be the perfect solution to exfoliating with their small size and perfect spherical shape, […]

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On a recent trip to New York, I had the strange satisfaction of visiting Williamsburg for the first time. I had been forewarned that it was a hipster-haven filled with places I’d never heard of and artist collectives at every turn, but I wanted to explore it anyway. Little to my surprise, I was surrounded by fashion […]

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It’s impossible to quantify the variety of methods available for inflicting injury on yourself or your hiking partners. From insect bites and stings to broken bones the key to wilderness first aid is proper management of resources and the ability to identify what resources are at hand. When faced with injury in a remote location, […]

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Everyone knows that olive oil is an important component of the healthy Mediterranean diet. But did you know that the properties of olive oil also make it great for your skin? The use of olive oil as a skin treatment goes back thousands of years to ancient times. It was commonly used in many ancient […]