Art Gerik

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How to Create Your Own Rites of Passage | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Khaled Allen.</i><p>I hadn’t seen another human being all day, I was miles from my car, and the sun was going down, …

Scientists rush to freeze plant DNA before 'sixth extinction'

<b>As the world enters into a sixth great extinction, scientists are racing against the clock to save genetic evidence from plants around the world.</b><p>An ambitious project launched Wednesday to collect the genomes of the planet's major plant groups within the next two years and put them into deep …

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Performance

Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people — at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople …

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11 Alternatives to the Traditional 4-Year College | The Art of Manliness

So far in this series on whether or not college is truly for everyone, we’ve covered both the history of higher ed, and the pros and cons of …

Below, or How I Learned to Stop Being a Baby and Love Punishing Games

Last year at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, I saw Below at an Xbox event and wasn't sure what to think. Well, that's not entirely true. I did know what to think, and it went something like this: "Boy, this is a pretty game. But holy heck does this look hard. Hey, is that Ryse?"<p>My past self was …

Deep Breathing For Optimum Health

As explained in my recent article, The Most Important Thing in Your Life, there is literally nothing whatsoever more crucial to your health, …

A zero-energy micro-home for off-grid living

<i>(Credit: FITS)</i><p><b>A non-profit green technology company in Romania has unveiled a prefabricated house that has the capacity to be powered entirely by</b> …

How to Build an Evaporative Cooler

Portable Swamp Cooler. Click for larger image.How to build a low-cost 12 volt evaporative cooler. My husband and I built two swamp coolers that we …

How to Be an Awesome Uncle | The Art of Manliness

Psychologists tell us that one of the most, if not <i>the</i> most important factor in our happiness is the number of quality relationships in our lives. …

How to Make Beef Jerky | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from Tim Ferriss‘ new book,</i> The Four Hour Chef<i>.</i><p><b>An Introduction to Dehydrating Food</b><p>Dehydration is all about removing …

How to Choose the Perfect Survival Knife: 6 Features to Look For | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart of Willow Haven Outdoor.</i><p>I don’t remember my first kiss or even who it was with. I can barely …

43 Books About War Every Man Should Read | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Ryan Holiday</i>.<p>War is unquestionably mankind at his worst. Yet, paradoxically, it is in war that men — …

Winter Driving Tips: How to Recover from 5 Types of Skids | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Wyatt Knox from</i> <i>Team O’Neil Rally School.</i><p>With winter comes a whole new range of driving hazards — darkness …

How to Throw a Dynamite Straight Punch: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

The straight punch is an effective blow to deal a fighting opponent. John L. Sullivan is on deck today to show you how to deliver this punch with …

Relationship Red Flags for Men: 14 Red Flags to Look for in a Relationship | The Art of Manliness

You’ve probably had a friend who started dating a woman that really made you scratch your head. She was flaky, possessive, and high-drama. Everyone …

Theodore Roosevelt's Reading List | The Libraries of Great Men | The Art of Manliness

Many men are quick to buy the newest book from their favorite business leader or sports hero. From the late Stephen Covey (a personal favorite of …

How to Plan and Lead a Weekly Family Meeting | Creating Family Culture | The Art of Manliness

Does your family life seem chaotic?<p>Are you worried that your children aren’t learning and incorporating the values that are important to you and your …

6 Reasons You Should Own a Survival Bow & Arrow | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com</i>.<p>I am a big fan of the bow and arrow for a variety of …

Krav Maga Technique of the Month: Defending a Straight Stab | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from krav maga expert David Kahn’s book</i> Krav Maga Weapon Defenses.<p>Welcome back to another installment of the Krav …

Bodyweight Workout For Your Morning Routine | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Chad Howse.</i><p>Have you ever intended to work out in the afternoon or evening but didn’t get a chance to and …

How to Hack Your Flow: Live Life at the Limits and Boost Productivity | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This a guest post from Steven Kotler, author of</i> The Rise of Superman.<p>Researchers define flow as an “optimal state of consciousness,” a …

How to Talk About Your Accomplishments without Coming Off Like A Jerk | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This a guest post by John Corcoran.</i><p>Have you ever met someone whose personal story just blew you away?<p>My friend Tom is one of those …

Index Funds For Beginners: How to Get Started with Investing | The Art of Manliness

“I have no idea what I’m doing.”<p>I don’t know about you, but despite my repeated attempts to fully understand and grasp how investing in the stock …

Unarmed Self-Defense from the Mad Men Era | The Art of Manliness

As I was browsing through some old magazines the other day, I came across a fantastic issue of <i>Popular Science</i> from 1962 that contained a feature on …

10 Wilderness Survival Skills From Hatchet | The Art of Manliness

The other day I was sorting through some old books and stumbled upon a childhood favorite, <i>Hatchet,</i> by Gary Paulsen. The last time I read it was …

How and Why to Become a Lifelong Learner | The Art of Manliness

For the first twenty-two years or so of our lives, our main “job” is learning. The bulk of our time is spent in classrooms acquiring new knowledge. …

How to Raise Chickens in Your Backyard | The Art of Manliness

Creek and two of his lovely lady lumps.<p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart of Willow Haven Outdoor.</i><p>I’m a smart man. I have …