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40 Things that Wouldn’t Have Happened Without Jaws

As the original summer blockbuster turns 40, we look back at its impact on pop culture—for better and for worse.<p>If you’re afraid of the ocean generally or sharks specifically, odds are good that your fear can be traced back to June 20, 1975. It was on this day that <i>Jaws</i> swam menacingly into more …

5 Amazing Road Trips You Need to Take This Summer

Whether you’re flying solo or with friends or family, these expert-approved car trip ideas will remind you of what’s so awesome about the open road<p>Sometimes there's nothing better for an overworked mind than to <b>Take a Long Drive by Yourself</b>. But where are you going, exactly? Do you have a …

How to Whistle With Your Fingers | The Art of Manliness

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve wanted to know how to give a commanding whistle with my fingers in my mouth. You know. The kind you see people give in …

Tips on Being a Youth Sports Coach | The Art of Manliness

As the youngest of 4 athletic brothers and a 3-sport all-state sister, I grew up being towed around to hundreds of my siblings’ games and …

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10 Great Fall Date Ideas | The Art of Manliness

The spring has always been associated with romance — the blossoming flowers supposedly mirroring the spate of budding new loves.<p>But in my opinion, …

Decorations

Your 10 Favorite Nintendo Games of All-Time

Did your favorite game make the list?<p>We recently ranked the top 125 Nintendo games of all-time in celebration of Nintendo's 125th anniversary. …

Here Are All the Fake '22 Jump Street' Sequels

In case you didn't get enough of those hilarious "Jump Street" sequels, we got you covered.<p>After " 22 Jump Street" came to its end and the credits began to roll, audiences were inundated with one fake poster after another and, honestly, we still can't decide which one was best. Maybe it was the one …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

Going West: The World of Live Action, Competitive Oregon Trail

From epic real-life struggle, to computer game, to slightly less epic real-life struggle.<p>On a sunny Saturday last week, I found myself pushing a 200 pound man on an ancient kiddie wagon with two missing wheels up a hill with about a 40 percent incline while he shouted out facts about how to …

How to Improve Your Double Unders

Page: 1Next »<p>Every CrossFitter has a goat (or two) – could double-unders be yours? The answer is “yes” if your heart jumps into your throat whenever …

CrossFit

11 After-School (or After-Work) Snacks

When you really think about it, the average meal times are sort of flawed. Lunch follows breakfast in a timely fashion (usually), but then dinner is often six hours away from lunch -- and those hours tend to drag on. It's important to keep yourself fed in between, or you risk making a terrible …

Healthy Eating

National Geographic Travel

Soundtrack for Your Thumos - Music to Inflame Your Passion | The Art of Manliness

The ancient Greeks believed that a man’s soul or psyche was made up of three parts: Reason, Appetites, and Thumos. While an understanding of the …

Richard Wagner

A Tale of Two Handbooks - 1978 AD&D and 2014 D&D

Reading Time: 19 minutes<p>Thirty-six years ago, the folks at TSR (later purchased by Wizards of the Coast) released the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons …

The most anticipated RPGs of 2014

Will 2014 be a good year for RPG fans? Well, it definitely looks promising enough. There are many titles coming out this year, from JRPGs to western …

Tough Treadmill Workouts That Will Kick Your Ass

Stuck inside for your run? These 6 routines are anything but run-of-the-mill<p>If you dread the tread, check out these six routines that will help you outrun boredom and get better results than ever.<p><b>Turn Up Your Tempo</b> <br>Set the incline to 1 percent and warm up with 10 minutes of easy running. Then set …

These Two Brothers Have Had Their Photo Taken with Santa for 30 Years Running

Christmas is exactly ten days away, which means parents have a little over one week left to frantically drag their screaming children to the local …

The Power of Habit: Make & Break Habits with the Habit Loop | The Art of Manliness

For better or for worse, our habits shape us. A good habit is a strong ally in our journey to becoming the men we want to be, while a bad habit acts …

Awesome Legend of Zelda Compilation

From all Nintendo Franchises, The Legend of Zelda is probably the deepest one in terms of content, besides the fact each game almost tell the same …

10 amazing role-playing games from this past console generation

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>As another era in gaming winds down, I thought it might be fun to take a look at 10 amazing role-playing games (and five honorable mentions) that graced the …

Adorable Photos of a Toddler Napping with His Puppy

34-year-old mother of three Jessica Shyba, aka mommasgonecity, has potentially captured the most adorable naptime series ever! After adopting a boxer/shepherd/lab mix from the Santa Cruz SPCA that fondly goes by the name Theo, Shyba began to notice the little pup's attachment to each family member, …

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Top 25 Informative Maps That Teach Us Something Uniquely Different About the World

<b>Population of Southeast Asia Compared to the Rest of the World</b><p>Maps can be great guides for more than just finding routes for traveling. They often provide insight on the rest of the world. Taking a look at certain maps can be incredibly informative, especially when comparing the standing of …

Geography

The Fundamental Aspects of the Dip: Perfecting Your Jerk

The dip in the jerk seems straightforward enough (straight down, actually). Just bend your knees, and once bent straighten them vigorously. Sounds …

Barbecue Turkey And Grilled Turkey: The Ultimate Turkey Recipe. Easily Adapted To Cooking Indoors.

This is no ordinary turkey preparation, pilgrims. Digest these logical concepts and you will never again have a dry, stringy, cardboardy, boring …

BBQ

A Complete Guide to Home Fire Prevention and Safety | The Art of Manliness

<i>This post is brought to you by Kidde Worry-Free Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms. Find out more about the Worry-Free’s 10-year battery life</i> …

How to Control Temperature with Indirect Cooking and The 2-Zone Setup for BBQ

The most essential concepts an outdoor cook needs to understand are the importance of temperature control, the differences between direct heat and …

BBQ

7 Must-have Apps for Audio Lovers

Are you someone who constantly has your ear buds on?<p>Do you love listening to music, audio books, or podcasts while driving or working out?<p>Well, here are seven awesome iPhone apps to fill your ear buds with energizing music, educational audio books, or funny podcasts all day long.<p>1. Umano (free)<p>If …

Apps

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 …