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To Succeed in Work and Life, Be a T-Shaped Man | The Art of Manliness

Like almost every boy who grew up in the 80s, I thought Mr. T was the man. What wasn’t there to like about him? He was big, strong, and had a cool …

Tips For a Weekend Road Trip | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Jeff More.</i><p>Have you ever found yourself on a Wednesday afternoon at work wishing you could be camped out in …

How Math Solved the Mystery of the Missing Malaysian Jet's Path

Analysts at the Inmarsat satellite venture executed a computational tour de force to determine where a missing Malaysia Airlines jet probably went, but mathematician John Zweck says the feat is simple enough to explain with a basketball, a hoop ... and an ant.<p>"The math involved is really just a …

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26 Beatnik Slang Phrases You Should Start Using

Plenty of phrases from the first self-described hipster generation have lasted into modern conversation: people still get <i>bent out of shape</i>, annoying …

Top 5 BMW R-Series customs

The BMW R-series has a rich heritage spanning 90 years—all the way back to the launch of BMW’s first motorcycle, the R32, in 1923. Since then the air-cooled, horizontally opposed flat-twin (or ‘boxer’) engine has continually evolved, and its reliability and availability make it a great platform for …

6 Trees Every Survivalist Should Know | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com</i>.<p>“Living in the open in this way, and making friends of the …

How to Dig Deep: You're Stronger Than You Think | The Art of Manliness

Awhile back I was doing a HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workout over on a nearby running/biking trail. Along the trail there’s a fairly …

5 Awesome Recipes for the Man’s-Man | The Art of Manliness

I believe every man should know how to cook. That being said, I’m realistic enough to know that many of you are likely to “outsource” cooking to …

Rob Ford implosion threatens Toronto’s success

The Rob Ford scandal is not just a sad story about a troubled man. It is more than a titillating diversion or an attention-grabbing headline. Its effects go beyond causing acute embarrassment for Toronto. It poses a threat to the success of Canada's biggest city.<p>Toronto stands at a turning point in …

How It Works: The Mechanical Bomb Sniffer

A guide to the machine that could change how we screen for explosive threats<p>Last fall, David Atkinson and a team at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory announced that they had "sniffed" certain explosives in ambient air for the first time. Most common explosives—RDX, PETN, blasting gels—exist …

5 Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Every Wednesday, I preview the 5 most interesting new comics hitting comic shops, Comixology, Kickstarter and the web. If there's a release you're …

What an Antarctic Expedition Can Teach You About What’s Truly Valuable | The Art of Manliness

<i>“Do you hear that? We’ll none of us get back to our homes again.”</i><p>Tom McLeod, member of the 1914 Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, stood anxiously …

How Not to Make Your Parents' Money Mistakes | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Jeff Rose.</i><p>I work as a financial planner, a money blogger, and a personal finance writer.<p>But by all rights, I …

How to Walk Like a Ninja: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

With Halloween just around the corner, there’s no better time to learn how to walk silently through the night like a ninja. It’s an incredibly useful …

15 Battle Rope Arm Exercises: Wind Sprints for Your Arms | The Art of Manliness

When it comes to cardio, I’m one of those people who like to get it done as fast as possible. Jogging long-distance or spending thirty minutes on an …

Fighting FOMO: 4 Questions That Will Crush the Fear of Missing Out | The Art of Manliness

<i>FOMO.</i><p>It’s an acronym of recent coinage which stands for the Fear of Missing Out.<p>The inherent cutesy-ness of acronyms has a tendency to make me roll …

12 Bar Tricks Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

Going out to the local bar can get expensive. Instead of paying for <i>all</i> your drinks, trick your friends into paying for some of them with a few …

True Cost of Owning a 1993 Ferrari 348 Series Speciale

Every exotic car owner I ever spoke to always told me how fast their cars were, how amazing to drive they were, how much they loved them. None of …

Watch This Girl With Telekinetic Powers Freak Out Coffee Shop Patrons

This absolutely amazing and terrifying prank, where a girl with telekinetic powers appears to freak out in a coffee shop, is actually a publicity …

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Why the Red Cross cares how video games treat war crimes

War has laws; why can't war games reflect them?<p>It's a simple question that the International Committee of the Red Cross has been weighing for nearly two years.<p>Under the Geneva Conventions, the Red Cross is mandated to protect the victims of international and internal armed conflict. During the 31st …

You May Be Strong . . . But Are You Tough? | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post written by Khaled Allen</i>.<p>As a little boy, I was scrawny, weak, and prone to illness (much like a certain former …

Grand Theft Auto Online: 26 tips and tricks for success

Being dropped in a hostile world is scary. And Grand Theft Auto Online – the recently-launched multiplayer part of open-world action game Grand Theft Auto V – can be very hostile at times.<p>It’s dog-eat-dog out there. Everyone’s hustling for a quick buck and death comes easily. The crime-themed open …

The science of time in Grand Theft Auto 5

<i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i>'s speedy day-and-night cycle makes it easy for players to pass the time, but how much would it affect the game's world? According to Buzzfeed, such rapid rotation would make the planet a tricky place to live.<p>The publication did some hypothetical pondering to find out if a planet …

How to Shave With a Straight Razor

Our <b>Be More Interesting</b> series will teach you new skills to wow your friends. Today, Max Silvestri learns to shave with a straight razor.<p>Our …

A human brain was preserved for 4,000 years after being boiled in its own skull

Ancient, well-preserved human remains aren't exactly a common thing to find, which makes the discovery of a 4,000-year-old brain in western Turkey pretty noteworthy. The brain was found in 2010 in an ancient burial ground that appeared to have been burned — charred skeletons and wooden objects were …

Lake of doom: deadly waterway calcifies any animal that dares to dive in

Sometimes, truth is indeed more terrifying than fiction. In what could easily make for prime horror film fodder, a renowned photographer has captured stunning images of wildlife calcified by the caustic waters of a deadly Tanzanian lake.<p>Nick Brandt, well-known for his photography of East Africa's …

10 Psychological Experiments That Could Never Happen Today

Nowadays, the American Psychological Association has a Code of Conduct in place when it comes to ethics in psychological experiments. Experimenters …

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How the Owners of All 32 NFL Teams Made Their Money

Has the return of football season inspired you to pursue your dream of NFL franchise ownership? Here's how someone—or, in many cases, someone's …

Have scientists really invented a Star Wars-style lightsaber?

Good news and bad news for hard-core <i>Stars Wars</i> fans.<p>The good news: Scientists say they have finally taken the next step of turning science fiction into fact with the invention of a real-life lightsaber.<p>The bad news: The creation of the lightsaber was an accident and the result is nowhere near as …