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Hear Foo Fighters Guitarist Chris Shiflett’s Candid Interview With Brad Paisley

As a member of Foo Fighters, Chris Shiflett is among the most respected lead guitarists in rock music, and one of the hardest working. He also fronts …

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Lecrae Exposes the Truth in ‘Welcome to America’ Video - XXL

Lecrae holds nothing back in the powerful video for "Welcome to America," his cut from last year's <i>Anomaly</i> album. In the song, Lecrae raps from the …

7 Cult Beers to Drink Right Now

Brewer Mikkel Borg Bjergsø of Mikkeller shares 7 cult beers that he loves.<p><i>Brewer Mikkel Borg Bjergsø of Mikkeller shares 7 cult beers that he</b> …

The easiest way to fight procrastination

A day doesn’t go by when the “Productivity” folder in my RSS feed doesn’t recommend some shiny new task manager/to-do-list-app/project management tool.<p>I confess I often download them with high hopes….<p>…only to delete the app a few hours later and revert back to the way I’ve always gotten things done.<p>…

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Alabama Coach Nick Saban’s Folly: Great Coaches Protect Their Players

Alabama’s Iron Bowl defeat was Nick Saban’s fault, but instead of taking the blame, he threw his players under the bus. They deserve a coach who’ll …

'What I'm trying to do is do my job': Ted Cruz makes late-night debut

Sen. Ted Cruz made his first late-night TV appearance on Friday, discussing his growing national profile and reiterating his disapproval of the Obama administration's Affordable Care Act.<p>No sooner had Cruz, 42, sat down on the couch on NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" than the host confronted …

5 Things You Might Not Have Known About God And Beer

On <i>Weekend Edition Sunday</i>, NPR's John Burnett describes how some churches are trying to attract new members by creating a different sort of Christian community around craft beer.<p>This is actually nothing new. For centuries, beer has brought people together to worship God. And God has inspired people …

Who Actually Owns Your Favorite Beers

Thirsty? Nothing like an ice cold Leinenkugel or a Goose Island. Infinitely better than that watered-down Natty Light or, worse, Keystone.... right? …

Five-Week Shadow: A Guide to Your Best Beard

You probably think you're the type of guy who would never put product in his beard. Here's why you should reconsider.<p>Winter Beard Ground Rules<p>(1) Stop shaving in the fall, preferably during elk season or on a steelhead float. A week's growth should get you past the awkward stage.<br>(2) If your …

What a Small Moment in the Obamacare Debate Says About Ideological Media

Does the legislation put the privacy of Americans at risk? More than progressives acknowledge—in part because of ham-handed conservative critiques.<p>Congress conducted hearings yesterday on the much maligned Obamacare website. The most contentious moment involved Rep. Joe Barton, a Texas Republican. …

This Is The Alleged "Secret Menu" At McDonald's

The dollar menu may be dead (RIP), but you can still allegedly order these top-secret McDonald's items.<p>"Our fans like to customize our menu in many unique ways. It's important to remember that participation varies from restaurant to restaurant as McDonald's franchisees are independent business …

32 Bold Predictions for the NBA Season

Who will be traded, what teams will surprise you, and more deeply trustworthy prophecies<p>The NBA season tips off in one week. One week! How did this …

Vaccine deniers: inside the dumb, dangerous new fad

In San Francisco’s upscale Pacific Heights neighborhood, some 200 students from kindergarten to the eighth grade attend classes at the private San Francisco Waldorf School. On any given afternoon outside of the cheerful, modern white building, parents congregate to wait for their kids. Chit-chat …

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Craft Beer Recommendations for Every Kind of Football Fan

From tailgaters to fantasy-league moguls and folks just there for the food, we’ve created a beer-drinking guide for fans of every stripe.<p>Come fall, few things quicken our pulse quite like football. Our lives revolve around Saturday and Sunday afternoons when our favorite teams engage in gridiron …

The 11 Best Growlers (and Accessories) for Draft Beer

Growlers are more than just dark glass jugs. Here are the coolest we could find, from hand-glazed ceramic to stainless steel, plus essential accessories<p>Once upon a time, you either bought beer in a six-pack or drank it by the pint at a bar. Then, in 1989, the Otto Brothers Brewing Company …

Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray

The spectacular fossilised skull of an ancient human ancestor that died nearly two million years ago has forced scientists to rethink the story of early human evolution.<p>Anthropologists unearthed the skull at a site in Dmanisi, a small town in southern Georgia, where other remains of human …

60+ Family Tradition Ideas | The Art of Manliness

Last week we published an article that discussed why and how to establish family traditions. Traditions offer numerous benefits: they strengthen your …

LeBron Goes on Defensive in Response to Peers' Skepticism of His Clutch Factor

LeBron James can't win.<p>Not literally, of course. All James has done over the past two seasons is collect a pair of MVP awards and two championship rings. In that important sense, he's done more winning than anyone.<p>But among critics—and apparently, even a sampling of his fellow NBA players—he's …

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Diet Like Jesus

According to Pat Robertson a low carb diet goes against God’s laws. Candida Moss on how we were all vegans in Eden and other Biblical diets that you …

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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 Most Complete Guide To Beer Ever [Infographic]

It's... it's beautiful.<p>The artists at Pop Chart Lab, who've created gorgeous visualizations of everything from classic Nintendo games to bicycles, are tackling beer. A lot of beer.<p>Pop Chart has already released two beer posters, but since you can never, ever have a problem because of too much beer, …

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Can Internet Trolls Take Down Obamacare?

A filibuster can’t stop health-care exchanges from starting up Tuesday. But maybe a clever Tea Partier with Internet access can. David Freedlander on …

How to Talk to Your Barber | The Art of Manliness

Think back to your last haircut. How’d you feel about it when you walked out of the shop? Disappointed? While your disappointing haircut might have …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Obamacare Will Increase Health Spending By $7,450 For A Typical Family of Four

<i>UPDATE: At the bottom of this post, the author responds to criticism of his argument. Over at National Review, Avik Roy says the critics are missing the point of Conover’s post.</i><p>It was one of candidate Obama’s most vivid and concrete campaign promises. Forget about high minded (some might say high …

The scientific reason why you’re always stuck in traffic

Tom Vanderbilt, author of <i>Traffic</i>, gave a great 20-minute overview on the counterintuitive science of congestion at the Boing Boing: Ingenuity conference in San Francisco last month. Turns out a lot of the problems we ascribe to poor roads or other drivers are really our own fault. “[T]he individual …

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