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The collapse of parenting: Why it’s time for parents to grow up

If anyone can be called the boss in modern, anti-hierarchical parenthood, it’s the children<p>For modern families, the adage “food is love” might well …

The Bushido Code: The Eight Virtues of the Samurai | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Tim Clark.</i><p><i>“So, boy. You wish to serve me?”</i> <i>Silhouetted against the blue-black sky, the horse-mounted samurai</i></i> …

Have You Ever Been Punched By A Knifegun?

The "Apache" was a combination knife, brass knuckle, and revolver made by several companies in Belgium and France, which became associated with a …

How to Give Criticism | The Art of Manliness

<i>If you’re reading this in an email, click here to watch the video.</i><p>We give criticism to our co-workers, our friends, and our family. If you want them …

Morning People Vs. Night Owls: 9 Insights Backed By Science

Night owls are drunker, smarter, and get more booty–but morning types may be happier.<p>Chances are you already know whether you’re a morning person or a night person (and if you don’t, just ask your significant other). What you might not know is that social scientists use pretty specific—and, by …

Ditty Bags, Haversacks, and Possibles Bags | The Art of Manliness

These days, if you’re going car camping or out for a short hike, you’ll likely take with you a daypack — a small bag that holds the gear you’ll need …

Dancing Tim Hortons server given a free vacation by grateful students

Terri Marshall goes above and beyond the call of duty to make her customers at Tim Hortons smile, but she was the one with giant grin on her face …

11 Controversial Documentaries That Challenged the Status Quo

READ MORE: Sundance Review: Alex Gibney’s ‘Going Clear’ is a Shocking Overview of Scientology’s Demented Leadership<p>When “Going Clear: Scientology and …

Marriage Tips for Men | The Art of Manliness

<b>Marriage advice abounds</b> these days, and I actually like that.<p>The abundance of advice either shows that we value this institution enough to make it …

Marriage Counseling

This Guy Trolling His Local Bookstore Is The Funniest Thing You'll See Today

Come to think of it, people would spend more time in bookstores if they looked like this.

102 of the Greatest Quotes that Alter Your Outlook on Life

Have you ever stopped for a quick second and analyzed your life?<p>There…buried beneath your many spinning thoughts, you have one thought that usually …

Motivation

6 Things Bold People Do To Live A Courageous Life

If you want to live a more courageous life, the one thing you can begin doing immediately is to stop running mental horror movies of your future …

Via Negativa: Addition by Subtraction | The Art of Manliness

It’s a new year and people all over the world are making resolutions on how they’re going to improve themselves. Usually these goals consist of doing …

How to Be an Honorable Man | The Art of Manliness

Over the last few months, we’ve defined traditional honor, and then taken a look at the different ways that definition has been interpreted and lived …

9 Facts About Relationships Everybody Should Know Before Getting Married

As the New York Times recently concluded, "being married makes people happier and more satisfied with their lives than those who remain single — particularly during the most stressful periods, like midlife crises."

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 …

9 Blues Guitar Chords to Rock The House!

<i>Bigstock photo</i> <br>The dominant 7th chord is the most common used chord in blues.<p>But also the ninth and thirteenth chords are found regularly in blues …

10 Scientific Reasons You Should Play the Guitar

A six-string solution for a healthier mind, body, and libido<p>Have you ever wondered why guitarists seem so laid back and loose on stage? Some shredders even appear to be immortal, like the Rolling Stones’ Keith Richards. Maybe they just have access to really good doctors, but here’s another …

Guitar

10 Powerful and Simple Body Language Tips for 2015

Evidence from psychology, neuroscience, sociology, and anthropology has given nonverbal communication new credence in the workplace. One example is a study at the University of Glasgow’s Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging that discovered it takes the brain just 200 milliseconds to gather most of the …

The Pill That Kills Your Sex Drive

Antidepressants are everywhere. So are their dire effects on love and sex. Isn't that depressing?<p>Katherine Sharpe will never know what caused her first serious relationship to end. And that still bugs her. What she does know is that over time, her physical desire for the man she dated in college …

Depression

10 Great Books for the People in Your Life | Inc.com

Books offer the gift of wisdom. They are also cheap, easy to wrap, and gratifyingly un-ironic after all those ugly holiday sweaters. Entrepreneurs--or those who love them--can whip through their shopping lists with the following:<p><b>For your son graduating college</b><p>With so many traditional career paths …

Entrepreneurship

In Praise of Melancholy and How It Enriches Our Capacity for Creativity

<i>“One feels as if one were lying bound hand and foot at the bottom of a deep dark well, utterly helpless,”</i> Van Gogh wrote in one of his many letters expounding his mental anguish. And yet the very melancholy that afflicted him was also the impetus for the creative restlessness that sparked his …

21 Phrases You Use Without Realizing You're Quoting Shakespeare

William Shakespeare devised new words and countless plot tropes that still appear in everyday life. Famous quotes from his plays are easily …

Amazing libraries from around the world in the book, Reflections: Libraries.

Libraries are at once solitary and social, often serving as cornerstones of communities. Throughout history, their design has developed alongside the …

The myth of the eight-hour sleep

<b>We often worry about lying awake in the middle of the night - but it could be good for you. A growing body of evidence from both science and history suggests that the eight-hour sleep may be unnatural.</b><p>In the early 1990s, psychiatrist Thomas Wehr conducted an experiment in which a group of people …

Best Subscription Services For Men | The Art of Manliness

It’s become quite a tradition here at AoM to put forth a men’s gift guide every year after Thanksgiving. Men can be hard to buy for, so we try to …

20 Things to Stop Letting People Do to You

Neil Moralee<p>It’s time to…<p><b>1. Stop letting people drag you into needless arguments.</b> – Never waste your time trying to explain yourself to people who …

Savoy Cocktail Book: Retro Recipes for Drinks from the 1920s-1930s

For all its blessings and fascinations, retromania is easily at its most delicious when it comes to vintage food and drink, from the cocktails of <i>Mad Men</i> to yesteryear’s bizarre food concoctions. But there’s hardly a better way to add some vintage class to your life than with the <b>Savoy Cocktail Book</b> …