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Get these 3 in-demand skill sets and switch careers

There's no doubt about it: tech is king when it comes to the industry with the most dynamic, innovative opportunities on the market. There's only one …

How to say the names of the 35 most commonly mispronounced fashion labels

With Primark having finally set the pronunciation record straight - it's 'pry-mark', not 'pree-mark' - words with confusing phonological values are causing conflict all over the UK.<p>Is it 'S-con' or 'Sc-oh-n', 'Ga-rij' or 'Ga-raaj'? 'Ee-thur' or 'Eye-thur', 'Sked-jool' or 'Shed-jool'?<p>And if regular …

The Only Time You Are Actually Growing is When You’re Uncomfortable

If everything is too good, you’re probably stuck not being awesome.<p>Don’t join an “easy” crowd. You won’t grow.<p>Many people are so comfortable they’re …

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 …

How a Man Should Dress in His 30s | The Art of Manliness

<i>A man’s wardrobe should undergo subtle shifts as he gets older and takes on different roles in life. To help you look great at every age, this year</i> …

America's Cult of Ignorance

“<i>There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding</i> …

Public Health

Memory Reboot: How to Remember 90% of Everything You Learn

We all know the value of making a great first impression, so why is it that 90% of the time after we've just been introduced to someone we forget …

If You Aren't Doing Content Marketing, You're Missing The Boat

The Content Marketing Institute together with Marketing Profs and Curata released an essential study recently.<p>You need to read it.<p>Why? Because it found that 75% of companies are increasing their investment in content marketing, and 43% are increasing staff levels. Content marketing works, and I’ll …

Content Marketing

Science versus the arts: Is one more important than the other?

<b>(SPOT.ph)</b> In a university council meeting held on March 20, <b>University of the Philippines - Diliman's</b> assistant, associate, and full professors voted …

Five Ways to Build Your Marketing Team's Confidence

Remember when you first learned to ride a bike? Perhaps you had someone who stood behind you, in case you fell—someone who gave you the confidence to …

12 Podcasts That Will Make You a Better Leader

Leadership is unlocking people's potential to become better.<p>Podcasts continue to grow in popularity as a convenient way to stay on top of all kinds of topics. As a result, the field is becoming steadily more crowded--a recent check of iTunes showed more than 100 podcasts with the word <i>leadership</i> in …

Five tips to speed up your Mac

The only place I like seeing a beach ball is at a beach or in a stadium during a baseball game or concert. The one place I least like to see a beach ball is on my aging MacBook Pro, where the spinning beach ball has become an altogether too familiar a sight. If your Mac has become frustratingly …

Something to think about today: Randy David's thoughts on politics, change, and the middle class and Philippine society, June 11, 2009. https://t.co/9p7DziGRq9

How and Why to Become a Lifelong Learner | The Art of Manliness

For the first twenty-two years or so of our lives, our main “job” is learning. The bulk of our time is spent in classrooms acquiring new knowledge. …

Podcast #282: How a Man Develops His Sense of Style | The Art of Manliness

You’ve probably encountered a man who has an impeccable sense of style. The way he presents himself — down to the smallest details — creates an …

Men's Fashion

7 movies about business that will change your life

Becoming an entrepreneur can be as terrifying a feat as it can be exciting. The chances of failure seem high when compared to the odds of actually succeeding.<p>Sometimes it's the voice inside our heads that encourages us to keep trying, and sometimes it's the support of the people who know and love …

AOL

The Best Fitness Programs for Your Health & Wellness Goals | The Art of Manliness

It’s a new year, which means many of you are probably setting new fitness goals.<p>For a lot of guys, their goal is pretty vague — “get in shape” or …

14 executives share the daily habits that keep them on top

But another ingredient typically goes into the mix: discipline. Take it from these executives who share the daily habits that propelled them to the top and help them stay there.<p>1. Keep a gratitude book<p>"Having a gratitude diary of things in your life you are grateful reminds you and focuses you on …

How to Wear a Tuxedo: A Man's Guide to Black Tie | The Art of Manliness

Nothing makes a man feel as sharp and debonair (and makes the ladies swoon) as when donning a tuxedo.<p>Unfortunately, “black tie” is an often …

How to Find a Good Tailor | The Art of Manliness

If you’ve read our style articles over the years, you’ll notice a recurring piece of advice: <i>get everything adjusted to a custom fit!</i><p>Fit will make or …

Tailoring

How to Do Your Genealogy | The Art of Manliness

Last week we discussed why every man should delve into his genealogy, arguing that doing this kind of family history research is not only …

Genealogy

Where to Put Your Stuff In Your Suit | The Art of Manliness

The whole point of wearing a suit is to create a sleek, smooth look for yourself. So you don’t want to ruin that dapper silhouette by stuffing your …

How to Pick a Lock | The Art of Manliness

Back in October I had the pleasure of attending the ITS Tactical Muster, during which I learned several awesome manly skills. My favorite tutorial …

50 Best Books for Boys and Young Men | The Art of Manliness

As a boy, one of my favorite times in school was when we’d get a new Scholastic News book “catalog.” I would pour over the pages picking out which …

Brain gain: 10 ways to think yourself younger

Fancy anti-ageing face creams are all very well, but how many of us stop to think about the importance of keeping our brains young?<p>With the average lifespan tipped to rise to 100, we’re living longer lives and asking more of our bodies than ever. But losing our memories doesn’t have to be part of …

What’s the Difference Between a Psychopath and a Sociopath?

You see them on the movie screen; you read about them in the news. They’re calculating, charismatic, cold-hearted. But are they psychopaths or …

Psychology

How to Exit a Room Like a Man | The Art of Manliness

You’re at a party. Maybe someone made you go, cornered you at work or school and you couldn’t think of an excuse fast enough to dodge the invitation. …

How to Entertain a Toddler Without a Smartphone | The Art of Manliness

You’re in a public place — say a restaurant or a doctor’s waiting room — and it’s taking longer to get your food or have your name called than you …

Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life

Illustration by Justin Metz<p>Decades-old discoveries are now electrifying the computing industry and will soon transform corporate America.<p>Over the …

Deep Learning