Loren Myers

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Are History's "Greatest Philosophers" All That Great? (guest post by Gregory Lewis)

The following is a guest post* by Gregory Lewis, a medical doctor and amateur philosopher, in which he looks through a statistical lens at the …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs.<p>By Adam Hurly4 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve …

Kate Upton's GQ Cover Shoot | GQ

Toggle Scroll<p>July 10, 2012<p>From Mansfield to Monroe, from Farrah to Pam, the U.S.A. is pretty good at bombshells. Let's all welcome Kate Upton to the canon

Nautical Terms In Common Usage | The Art of Manliness

The spoken word is an extraordinary thing. Each language and its intricacies are in a constant state of flux, with words and phrases falling in and …

Mesmerizing Videos of Ballerinas Preparing Their Pointe Shoes

Hours of crunching, sewing, and ripping go into readying a piece of footwear that lasts for just one performance.<p>I think I've found my ASMR trigger: watching YouTube videos of ballet dancers preparing their pointe shoes.<p>Don't get me wrong, I like the actual ballet well enough. But there's something …

On the Abuse of 'Bro'

The most important word of our time for now<p><i>Published in the September 2014 issue</i><p><b>The use of the word</b> <i>bro</i> is reaching epidemic levels. Now, after <i>The Fast and the Furious</i> and <i>How I Met Your Mother</i> and <i>Breaking Bad,</i> if a show contains more than one male character, they will, at some point, call each other …

Broad City

Brain Gain

The underground world of “neuroenhancing” drugs.<p>A young man I’ll call Alex recently graduated from Harvard. As a history major, Alex wrote about a dozen papers a semester. He also ran a student organization, for which he often worked more than forty hours a week; when he wasn’t on the job, he had …

BBC World Cup Mix

Diplo

If This Is What a New, Soccer-Obsessed America Looks Like, Then America Looks Pretty Good

Monday's game proved something to all of us, from State College to Tuscaloosa: America can retain its identity, even with a second football.<p><b>I watched at an Irish-themed sports bar</b> in a football-obsessed (the other one, with the hitting) college town, my buddy Dave and our young kids, six of us …

College Station

38 Vintage Conversation Rules | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The excerpt below comes from a book published in 1875:</i> A Gentleman’s Guide to Etiquette <i>by Cecil B. Hartley. Hartley’s rules may be</i> …

Elon Musk is Building a Solar Power Super-Factory in New York

The billionaire wants to spark a breakthrough in low-cost accessible solar energy.<p>Elon Musk gets more press for being the head of SpaceX and Tesla Motors, but in addition to overhauling the car and launch businesses, he's trying to revolutionize solar energy, too. Now Musk's solar company SolarCity …

The Resurgence of the Great American BarberShop

There was once a time when barbershops were ubiquitous. Not just a place for a man to get his haircut, but a touchstone in a given community where …

Men's Fashion

How to Play Mumbley Peg | The Art of Manliness

Every man should carry a pocketknife. It’s handy for cutting open packages, severing twine, and, of course, eating an apple like a bad ass.<p>But it can …

How to Stop Saying Um | The Art of Manliness

In the pursuit of becoming a better man, becoming well-spoken is a task that should not be overlooked. How you speak is a huge component of the …

Meet the Americans: GQ's Brief But Essential Guide to the US Men's National Team

The long wait is over. After four excruciating, endless days of watching fantastic soccer, and also Greece, it’s finally our turn. Later tonight, Team USA—or the United States Men’s National Team (USMNT) as it’s officially known—will open play against Ghana, the team that thrust and twisted the …

Outlaws From the U.S. Run Amok at the World Cup

<i>Other than Brazil, no country bought more tickets to this World Cup than the United States. Meet the American Outlaws, the craziest fans we’ve got down there. Don’t worry, they won’t stab their rivals like their more violent counterparts in England or Brazil—they just want a little respect</i><p>Down a …