Jon Collins

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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 …

How to Make Gumbo | The Art of Manliness

Last week I was scheduled for a breakfast meeting at LA’s 101 Coffee Shop. Though I’ve spent quite a bit of time in the City of Angels, I always feel …

DIY Cigar Box Guitar | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Luke Brown.</i><p>Learning a brief history of the cigar box guitar should give you some serious inspiration to …

How to Turn Your Garage Into a Blacksmithing & Woodworking Shop | The Art of Manliness

“An object should be judged by whether it has a form consistent with its use.” – Architect Bruno Munari<p>In her book <i>The Not So Big House</i>, architect …

The Best Paper Airplane: How to Make a Paper Airplane | The Art of Manliness

There are many skills fathers should pass on to their children: how to ride a bike, how to skip a stone, and of course, how to make a paper airplane. …

World War II Fitness Test | The Art of Manliness

Have men these days “gone soft?” Is our generation less manly than past generations? Are we less tough than our grandfathers?<p>I see guys debate these …

How-To: DIY Koob Lawn Game

This simple lawn game looks like fun for the whole family, and apparently you don’t even need a lawn to play it. You’re good to go on all flat ground areas, even ice! Legend has it the Vikings played this over a thousand years ago.<p>To make your own Koob set, check out the straightforward tutorial …

How to Undo the Damage of Sitting - 7 Simple Exercises | The Art of Manliness

If you’re like most men living and working in a techno-service economy, you probably spend a good deal of your day sitting down. You go from the …

What Strengthens and Weakens Our Integrity - Part I: Why Small Choices Count | The Art of Manliness

<i>Integrity</i>. It’s a quality every man worth his salt aspires to. It encompasses many of the best and most admirable traits in a man: honesty, …

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> …

Perfect Push Ups Workout Guide: 35+ Exercises | The Art of Manliness

The humble push-up. Used by militaries all over the world to get their soldiers in fighting condition and middle school P.E. teachers to punish punk …

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 …

TASTE | TASTE

100 Questions for My Friend the Chef<p>TASTE: An online magazine for today's home cook, reporting from the front lines of dinner.<p>What We Talk About When We Talk About American Food

Vacation Planning Advice From 1918 | The Art of Manliness

<b>“Vacation Time”</b> <b><br>From The Book of Camping and Woodcraft, 1918</b> <b><br>By Horace Kephart</b><p>To many a city man there comes a time when the great town wearies him. He …

How to Feel Like a Man | The Art of Manliness

Since starting The Art of Manliness nearly five years ago, I’ve interacted with thousands of men from all over the world. One thing that I’ve learned …

How to Enter a Room with Confidence and Authority | The Art of Manliness

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” –Will Rogers<p>Charlie Dresow knew when he entered the courtroom that every eyeball would be …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

The Meanings Behind the Symbols on 20 Beer Labels

Breweries are some of the oldest companies in the world, and beer labels are full of little symbols and phrases that point to their storied …