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9 TED Talks that can teach you how to live a happier life

From the beginning of time, philosophers and researchers alike have pondered how humans can achieve ultimate bliss, and thankfully, some of them have appeared on the TED stage to share their findings.<p>Some of their tactics are surprising, and some are surprisingly simple, but regardless, each of …

TED Talks

A Brief History of Happiness: How America Lost Track of the Good Life—and Where to Find It Now

<i>Editor's note: The following is an excerpt from Sustainable Happiness: Live Simply, Live Well, Make a Difference, an anthology of work from YES!</i> …

Why Every Man Should Study Classical Culture | The Art of Manliness

If you’ve been following the Art of Manliness for awhile now, you’ve likely caught on to the influence that the classical cultures of Greece and Rome …

Ancient History

How to Host a Dinner Party for a Crowd in a Small Space

For most of my adult life—15 years, to be exact—I have lived alone in a handful of studios in the Bay Area. My first place had a Murphy bed and a …

Improve Concentration: 12 Exercises to Improve Your Concentration | The Art of Manliness

<i>Does your mind flit from one thing to another? Do you have trouble focusing on something for more than a few minutes? Do you consequently have a</i> …

80 Frugal Tips to Save Money | The Art of Manliness

The manliness of frugality cannot be overstated. Frugality cultivates the manly qualities of independence, self-reliance, self-sufficiency, …

How to Remove Common Clothing Stains | The Art of Manliness

<i>Plop.</i><p>That’s the sound of BBQ sauce landing on your brand new blazer coat as you’re chowing down on some mouthwatering ribs.<p>Dadgummit. You need to …

How to Make Wax Seals for Letters and Envelopes | The Art of Manliness

The use of wax seals largely disappeared along with the popularity of handwritten correspondence. But judging by the surprising number of sealed …

Become Fully Present as a Man | The Art of Manliness

Awhile back, I was taking a tour of a cave in Missouri. As our trolley rolled through the cavern, I was surprised to see people taking pictures….of …

Young Men: Faults and Ideals by James Russell Miller | The Art of Manliness

<b>From Young Men: Faults and Ideals, 1893</b> <b><br>By James Russell Miller</b><p>An old painter of Sienna, after standing for a long time in silent meditation before …

The Ultimate Small Space Storage Hacks from 4 New Yorkers

When your space is really teeny tiny, you get creative with storage. These tips translate nicely to most any home.

Small Spaces

How To Build Muscle Fast: 54 Amazing Tips That Will Change Your Life

In the sea of fitness information out there, it’s easy to get lost in a whirlwind of crap. Trendy advice circuits the industry faster than viral …

A Master Guide To Voice Equalization—How To Apply EQ to Voice Recordings

It’s easy to ruin a good voice recording with heavy-handed equalization.<br>I’ve heard voice overs that sound like the speaker had a blocked nose—when …

Music Production

Six Scientifically Supported Ways to Crush Procrastination

Procrastination is something that <i>everyone</i> deals with. It’s hard to place too much blame on ourselves though, as the internet offers an unlimited …

5 Smart Ways to Host Thanksgiving on a Small Dining Table

(Image credit: Martha Stewart)<p>For most of the year, living in a small space can be wonderful. It's easier to clean, you don't accumulate as much …

Popular Thanksgiving Traditions | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Mike Koehler.</i><p>Your family is gathered around the table, on its best behavior and ready to dig in to a great …

Releasing the Barriers to Love: An Interview with Tara Brach

Tara Brach, PhD, is a clinical psychologist, lecturer and popular teacher of Buddhist mindfulness meditation. She is the author of <i>Radical Acceptance:</i> …

Life Lessons from Straight Razor Shaving | The Art of Manliness

For the past few months, I’ve been doing some self-evaluation and have found myself wanting in some areas. For example, I’d like to increase my …

18 Strange Thanksgiving Dinner Ideas From Vintage Ads

It wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without a pack of cigarettes and some hearty Spam Birds, would it? Let’s dig in!<p><b>1. Old Gold Cigarettes w/Turkey</b><p><b>2. Holiday</b> …

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Easy Thanksgiving Cornbread Stuffing Recipe | The Art of Manliness

Thanksgiving Day in the United States is next week. Last year, we had our friend Karl Engel teach you how to cook and carve a Thanksgiving turkey …

Artist Transforms Celebrity Dolls into True Likenesses

<i>Jennifer Lawrence</i><p>California-based artist Noel Cruz (previously at Neatorama) continues his fine work repainting celebrity dolls, which seldom look …

Liven Up Your Holiday Meal With Spiked Cranberry Sauce

If you’re looking for a fun way to jazz up your adults-only holiday meal, you can spike your cranberry sauce with a little vodka and orange-flavored …

How to Make Beef Jerky | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from Tim Ferriss‘ new book,</i> The Four Hour Chef<i>.</i><p><b>An Introduction to Dehydrating Food</b><p>Dehydration is all about removing …

Why Empathy Is Key for Your Relationships

Here is a true story.<p>Last summer in New York I was at a crowded bar when I saw a girl in a green skirt out of the corner of my eye. We made eye contact and I walked over to introduce myself. Just as I opened my mouth to say something, a woman stepped in between us and whispered soberly in the …

Empathy

A 1957 Time Capsule Found at MIT Won't Be Opened Until 2957

While digging outside of MIT.nano, a brand-new research facility slated to open in 2018, construction workers at MIT unearthed a surprise find: a …

Photographer Removes Smartphones From People's Hands To Show How Addicted We Are

It’s no secret that we, as a society, are addicted to technology. Open your eyes and look around. Everywhere you look, people are glued to their …

Social Media

Would You Put Ketchup Leather on Your Burger?

According to at least one evil genius of a chef, ketchup does not need to be a liquid. Plan Check, a restaurant with three locations around Los …

Andrew G Marshall on why men cheat and why it doesn’t have to kill your marriage

Why men cheat and why it doesn’t have to kill your marriage, by a marital therapist who’s saved hundreds of seemingly doomed relationships<p><b>Andrew G.</b> …

Breakups