Apple vs Coffee: what really wakes you up?

 

I really enjoy my cup of coffee every morning. But come 12pm, I start to crash. Then I eat lunch and I’m even worse! Recently, someone told me an apple in place of a cup of coffee in the morning has the same wake up effect, but without the mid-day drop. Well, before you go replacing the coffee machine with a bowl of fruit, here are some points to consider:

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How to Make Perfect Cross-Hatch Grill Marks

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lot of people think that they already know how to grill like Bobby Flay. It’s true that pretty much anyone can sidle up to a hot barbecue, toss a mangled burger patty onto the fire and end up with something that’s at least edible. But what about the finer points? What about the little tricks and techniques that make your food taste and look amazing? Continue reading How to Make Perfect Cross-Hatch Grill Marks

The Crockpot is a Man’s Best Friend (in the Kitchen)

 

We here at Manpacks love finding new ways to live better without creating more work for ourselves. It’s one of the reasons we created this service.  And we’re betting you love it as well – it’s probably one of the reasons you’re on our site.  So we got to thinking about the various lifehacks, shortcuts, and random tricks we’ve found to make our daily lives easier (beside subscribing to Manpacks, of course) and have decided to share them with you, the Manpacks community. Continue reading The Crockpot is a Man’s Best Friend (in the Kitchen)

PACT organic underwear: product review

A few weeks ago, we met the guys over at PACT.  “Change starts with your underwear” is their tagline, and 10% of their sales go towards supporting one of their featured causes that vary from marine conservation to distributing solar-powered lamps to communities without power — so we knew they were onto something pretty cool from the get-go. Continue reading PACT organic underwear: product review

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