Cort Jensen

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The Ultimate Survival Gear List: Add to Your Survival Kit!

Once you’ve begun to stockpile survival gear, it can be hard to determine what you’re missing from your list. As a result, we’ve taken the time to …

10 Questions to Ask in a Job Interview | The Art of Manliness

When it comes to job interviews, we often see it as a one-way street, with the interviewer holding all the cards. In reality, though, it’s a two-way …

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37 Side Hustle Ideas | The Art of Manliness

This month, Tyler Tervooren did a great two-part series for us on some of the basic principles of starting a successful side hustle.<p>Today, I want to …

Inventories of war: soldiers' kit from 1066 to 2014

Top Entries at the 2013 Beard and Mustache Championships

Just a few weeks ago, men flocked to the 2013 Beard and Mustache Championships in New Orleans boasting all kinds of wild styles ranging from full beards to thin Dali mustaches. Along with the participants, Las Vegas-based photographer Greg Anderson also traveled there in order to document the …

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Latin Words and Phrases Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

What do great men like Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Theodore Roosevelt all have in common?<p>They all were proficient in Latin.<p>From the …

How to Be a Gentleman From Head to Toe: The Anatomy of Etiquette | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: There are a lot of ways to categorize the rules of etiquette: business, dinner, conversational, and so on. One of my favorite old</i> …

15 Constellations Every Man Should Know (And How to Find Them) | The Art of Manliness

“Silently, one by one, in the infinite meadows of heaven,<br>Blossomed the lovely stars, the forget-me-nots of the angels.”<br>― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,</i> …

Blacksmithing for Beginners | The Art of Manliness

Clamps are also critical, especially if welding something that needs to be squared and flat. Holding something square or flat is tough without a …

Vintage Internet Connected Radio

This retro radio project brings back old to meet the new. A trendy old radio that plays any music you want, not just the boring stuff that you can get through the radio waves!<p>Using the credit card sized computer, Raspberry Pi–the sky is the limit. To get the best streaming music experience for this …

Dutch Oven Cooking: Zucchini Bread

Dutch Oven Cooking<p>When we are at our cottage, we enjoy baking outdoors in our 10” cast iron Dutch oven. The Dutch oven is on legs, allowing coals to …

How to Shake Hands: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

<i>Illustration by Ted Slampyak</i><p>I’ve been wanting to incorporate a more visual element into the Art of Manliness, but I have no artistic talent …

How to Tie 7 Basic Knots | The Art of Manliness

For centuries, knotsmanship has been passed down from generation to generation. It’s an essential skill whether a man desires to hit the high seas or …

What is Character? | The Art of Manliness

<i>Character</i>. Like honor, it’s a word we take for granted and probably have an affinity for, but likely have never really had to define and may struggle …

How to Stop Saying Um | The Art of Manliness

In the pursuit of becoming a better man, becoming well-spoken is a task that should not be overlooked. How you speak is a huge component of the …

Build a Survival Library: A Digital Bug-Out Kindle | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart, Senior Instructor at the Willow Haven Outdoor School for Survival, Preparedness & Bushcraft.</i><p>A …

7 Letters to Write Before You Turn 70 | The Art of Manliness

At AoM we’re great champions of the lost art of letter writing. Emails, texting, and the wide variety of other digital mediums available to us in the …

38 Vintage Conversation Rules | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The excerpt below comes from a book published in 1875:</i> A Gentleman’s Guide to Etiquette <i>by Cecil B. Hartley. Hartley’s rules may be</i> …

How to Fire a Rifle | The Art of Manliness

From some men, learning how to properly and safely fire a rifle is a skill they picked up when they were just knee high to a grasshopper. These guys …

Save Money and Shop Smart: Know the Style Pyramid | The Art of Manliness

Let’s just be honest: style, for men, is a hard thing to grasp. It’s especially hard when buying new clothes. We always forget our sizes, we don’t …

How to Start a Fire Without Matches | The Art of Manliness

There is a primal link between man and fire. Every man should know how to start one. A manly man knows how to start one without matches. It’s an …

20 Manly Aphorisms | The Art of Manliness

When I was a young man, I would scoff at well-intentioned adults who would sometimes offer up little aphorisms when I got in trouble or had a …

How to Tie a Shemagh/Keffiyeh | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart of Willow Haven Outdoor.</i><p>The shemagh (pronounced “schmog”) – also called a keffiyeh and ghutrah …

Necktie Tips for Men: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

× Tie Tips: A Visual Guide Proper Tie Length. Tip of tie comes right to the top of your belt buckle. Tie a little long? Use the Windsor Knot – it …

How to Make a Bug Out Bag | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart of Willow Haven Outdoor.</i><p>The term ‘Bugging Out’ refers to the decision to abandon your home due …

Manly Slang from the 19th Century | The Art of Manliness

While writing our first book, <i>The Art of Manliness: Classic Skills and Manners for the Modern Man</i>, we decided to throw a few old-time 19th century …

The Laws of Etiquette | The Art of Manliness

When Kate and I were in Vermont last summer, we stumbled upon a book called <i>Hill’s Manual of Social and Business Forms.</i> It was published in 1880. The …