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A Beginner's Guide to Poker | The Art of Manliness

In 2002, Chris Moneymaker (yes, that’s his real name) was an accountant and amateur poker player in Tennessee. He played online quite a bit, and …

Will humans be around in a billion years? Or a trillion? – Ross Andersen

Sometimes, when you dig into the Earth, past its surface and into the crustal layers, omens appear. In 1676, Oxford professor Robert Plot was putting …

Singularity

Why it's often more enjoyable to do things alone

The restaurant is called Eenmaal—this name has been translated into English as "dinner for one"—and was launched in an attempt to start dissolving the stigma attached to going out alone. Apparently picking up on the same cultural drift, a new fast-casual restaurant in Washington, D.C., has tiered, …

Fast Casual

Don't let habits stop you making changes in your life

Change is paradoxical, we often try hard to resist it, but at the same time nobody likes to be short-changed. Change makes us feel vulnerable because …

Widgets

How to Whistle With Your Fingers | The Art of Manliness

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve wanted to know how to give a commanding whistle with my fingers in my mouth. You know. The kind you see people give in …