Daniel Argenio

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Why College Is Necessary But Gets You Nowhere

This is the time of year when high school seniors apply to college, and when I get lots of mail about whether college is worth the cost.<p>The answer is unequivocally yes, but with one big qualification. I'll come to the qualification in a moment but first the financial case for why it's worth going …

Why It's So Hard for Millennials to Find a Place to Live and Work

The paradox of the American Dream: The best cities to get ahead are often the most expensive places to live, and the most affordable places to live can be the worst cities to get ahead.<p>So what'll it be: Dayton or San Francisco?<p>Alright, so that's not the most common choice for young people getting …

'The Walking Dead' Still Suffers From The Same Frustrating Problems In Season Five

<i>Some spoilers for the entire run of AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead’ follow.</i><p>I’m a big fan of <i>The Walking Dead,</i> but half the time it feels like a love-hate relationship. I really love some of the characters. I really hate some of the characters (though not so much now that Andrea has shuffled off this mortal …

The Muscle-building Standards: Build a Big Chest

Guys have been tossing around weights to build mass for quite some time. A lot has changed since back in Arnold’s day, but a lot has also stayed the …

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How to Overcome Shyness | The Art of Manliness

For the last couple of weeks we’ve been exploring the subject of shyness. In our first post, we talked about the nature of shyness and its symptoms. …

America’s dark imperial legacy: It goes much deeper than George W. Bush

<b>(AP/Susan Walsh)</b><p>While our 43rd president rightly takes blame for his disastrous failed wars, there’s much more blame to go around<p>Robert W. McChesney<p>November 16, 2014 11:59am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Blowing the Roof off the Twenty-First Century: Media, Politics, and the Struggle for Post-Capitalist …

Ventless Freestanding Bio-Ethanol Fireplace

Sometimes it's hard to seduce a lady on a grizzly bear skin rug coat alongside a roaring fire when you don't have any means to create a roaring fire. …

Target's Black Friday 2014 deals include $0.01 Samsung Galaxy S5 and discounted PS4, Xbox One

America's annual holiday shopping frenzy Black Friday is still more than two weeks away, but big retailers are already trotting out their lists of discounts and deals. Target, for one, claims that this year's Black Friday will be its "biggest" and "most digital" ever (perhaps trying to make up for …

4 Myths About the Trades | The Art of Manliness

“Consider the reality of today’s job market. We have a massive skills gap. Even with record unemployment, millions of skilled jobs are unfilled …

8 custom Xbox One backgrounds

Time to spice up your Xbox One.<p>The November System Update went live over the weekend, and one of the coolest new features it adds is the ability to set a custom background. So, we’ve decided to help you give your console a geeky makeover. Below are eight backgrounds based fun things like the …

Momentum to legalize marijuana in California is growing

After this month’s election, just one piece of the West Coast remained unwelcoming to recreational pot: California.<p>But with voters in Oregon and Alaska legalizing the use and sale of marijuana — joining Washington and Colorado in inviting retail spreads of cannabis-infused teas and brownies and …

Is Martavis Bryant on Track to Become NFL's Next Breakout WR?

After sitting for the first six games of the season on the inactive list, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant has responded with five touchdowns over the last three weeks while quickly developing as a big-play target for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.<p>Today, let's break down …

In Brazilian city, homeless face ‘extermination’

Rafael Fabres / Global Assignments by Getty Images for Al Jazeera America<p>GOIÂNIA, Brazil — Marcos Aurélio Nunes da Cruz, the boy who was like a little bird, died in his sleep. His cardboard deathbed sat under the concrete awning of a discount supermarket.<p>His killer had approached at 3 a.m. The man, …

Why the World Still Needs Adults | The Art of Manliness

When I explain the Art of Manliness to other people, I often describe it as a site about growing up well, aimed at men. Our mission is to help young …

A Teen Has Confessed To Murdering His Family Over A Measly Inheritance

On Monday morning, a housekeeper discovered three dead bodies in a small-town Oklahoma home: 50-year-old father John Hruby, 48-year-old mother Tinker Hruby, and 17-year-old daughter Katherine Hruby. The only Hruby family member missing was 19-year-old Alan. By Tuesday night, he had confessed to …

Code Black Drone

The Code Black Drone is a limited edition in matte black that prides itself on stability during flight and being a skilled aerial acrobat. A …

Dry Erase Board Wall Paint

Smart Wall Paint is the dry erase board version of Chalkboard Wall Paint. Brush it on any smooth surface and one coat later you'll have a functional …

GoodFoot Temperature-Balancing Slippers

Not that it's not incredibly sexy when you caress the lady with whom you're entwined on the couch with a ripe and sweaty foot that makes her gag and …

Drunk Stoned or Stupid

Usually the only people I credit for being clever, relevant, and hilarious are myself and sometimes Stephen Colbert, but the cards of party game …

Have Presidential Speeches Gotten Less Sophisticated Over Time?

The folks at <i>Vocativ</i> used a Flesch-Kincaid readability test to assess the ease of comprehension of more than 600 presidential speeches, delivered by …

Personalized Cutting Board, Custom Engraved Cutting Board, Breaking Bad, Let's Cook, Heisenberg, Walter White, Bamboo Wood --23001-CUTB-001

Heisenberg, Let's Cook, personalized engraved cutting board, breaking bad. Walter white cutting board.<p>We make and ship these boards daily, so the turnaround time is really quick.<p>In honor of the brilliance that is breaking bad, we decided to make a cutting board for all the loyal fans! This …

Quit Porn For Good | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: You can get the entire porn series in a book. Buy now.</i><p>It’s been interesting to watch this series unfold this week. Though I knew it …

Living on the bare minimum

There's little room for surprises in James Collins' monthly scramble to manage rent, bills, debts and gas.<p>The $250 repair bill for his fiancee's engagement ring didn't fit the budget. So he asked the jeweler if he could add the repair cost to his one-year installment plan for the ring. No problem, …

Quik-Serve Conveyor Toaster

A pack of Toastabags, a Quik-Serve conveyor toaster, a couple loaves of bread, a couple pounds of cheese...huh. I might not starve to death when my …

Batman Writer Scott Snyder Addresses Huge Surprise

Guess who is back?<p><b>Warning: this article contains spoilers for Batman #35!</b><p>Batman #35 by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo is the start of their next …

Star Wars on Earth Prints

Stirring scenes from American history, meet stirring scenes from American sci-fi. This set of 4 Star Wars prints from Thirteenth Floor pits some of …

Cornel West: “The state of Black America in the age of Obama has been one of desperation, confusion and capitulation”

<b>Cornel West, Barack Obama (AP/Richard Drew/Chuck Burton)</b><p>The leading scholar indicts the president — and Black leadership and the media for not calling out his failures<p>Cornel West<p>October 5, 2014 10:59am (UTC)<p>The great irony of our time is that in the age of Obama the grand Black prophetic tradition …

Furtif Evercut Knives

These beautiful Stealth knives by Furtif are the Chef´s new secret weapon. The eye-catching Furtif Evercut Knifes feature funky fractal handles that …