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How to Hack Your Flow: Live Life at the Limits and Boost Productivity | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This a guest post from Steven Kotler, author of</i> The Rise of Superman.<p>Researchers define flow as an “optimal state of consciousness,” a …

BILL BONNER: It may be 2042 before we recover the losses from the coming stock market crash

Travel can be fun. It can also be "broadening." But the most interesting thing about it is not so much what you find out about other places. It's what you discover about your home.<p>You return to the land you once knew, as T.S. Eliot put it, and know it for the first time.<p>And what's this?<p>No Shame in …

Warren Buffett's 4 stock investing principles

In fact, Buffett's investment criteria has been included in the beginning pages of every single Berkshire Hathaway Annual Report since 1982:<p>The larger the company, the greater will be our interest: We would like to make an acquisition in the $5-20 billion range.<p>Of course… Buffett is talking about</i> …

25 Cocktails Everyone Should Know

We who like to mix drinks at home do it for many reasons: First, it's cheaper than drinking out. Second, it's fun to mix your own drinks at home. Third, it's even more fun to mix drinks for other people at home. Any self-respecting home bartender should have a mental<p>RolodexExcel spreadsheet of …

This Diet Has Been Ranked #1 For Years—but Is It Worth Trying?

Among 39 other plans, the DASH diet has once again come out on top<p>You’ve probably declared some lofty weight loss resolutions for the upcoming year. Besides the gym, one of your most valuable weapons will be an easy-to-follow, effective nutrition plan. But with the host of popular diets available, …

Why Vision is More Important Than Goals | The Art of Manliness

Another New Year is once again upon us and millions of people around the world are settingW big, ambitious goals and resolutions for themselves …

Motivation

GOLDMAN: These 9 stocks are the best value on the market

David Kostin and his team at Goldman have assembled a list of stocks with the most upside in his new chartbook for the first quarter. These are stocks whose current prices are incredibly low compared to Goldman Sachs' analysts' price targets.<p>The list includes huge names like Apple and Ford, along …

16 pieces of fantastic career advice from successful people to try in 2016

Sure, the next 12 months will bring your share of troubles, issues and setbacks.<p>But they will also usher in a heaping load of opportunities, experiences, and victories.<p>To help guide you to make the most of all them, here's 16 pieces of fantastic and thought-provoking career advice from 16 …

9 questions to ask yourself if you want to be successful at work and in life

A NASA mission reached Pluto last week, beaming back stunning imagery of the distant planet. Brian Acton and Jam Koum, who founded WhatsApp in 2009, sold their startup to Google for $19 billion just five years later.<p>Easton LaChapelle built a robotic hand out of legos and fishing wire in his bedroom …

Why Silicon Valley Should Bring Unsexy Back

Neckties embedded with QR codes. Pants that make drum noises. “Uber for medical marijuana.” These are just a few of the goofy startup ideas that have cropped up in Silicon Valley in recent years.<p>I can’t be the only one who’s disappointed with this. The Valley is the birthplace of game-changing …

Silicon Valley

Finishing Touches to Look Your Best

Men's Fashion

5 Proven Strategies to Quit Smoking Now

If you’re still puffing, follow this plan to kick ash for good<p>In 1964, Luther Terry, M.D., the 9th Surgeon General of the United States, issued a landmark report when he said this: Smoking cigarettes could lead to diseases like lung cancer, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and cardiovascular …

Say Goodbye To Belly Fat By Doing These 6 Yoga Poses

Belly fat is literally the toughest kind of fat to lose. People try every diet craze that hits the market; they exhaust themselves with strenuous …

18 books billionaire Warren Buffett thinks everyone should read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he said. "We want to …

10 years ago, I made a simple change that improved my life dramatically

But 10 years ago today, I changed something. And that change turned out to be one of the best things I've ever done.<p>I started exercising regularly.<p>At the time, I didn't think of myself as particularly lazy or out of shape. I was never a jock, but I was a competitive swimmer until my junior year of …

How to Tie Fishing Knots: 3 You Should Know | The Art of Manliness

I recently took up fishing. This means that I have recently taken up drinking beer at the pier and on top of the cliffs overlooking the ocean. I sit …

How to Improve Penmanship | The Art of Manliness

Over the years here at the Art of Manliness we’ve sung the praises of the handwritten letter and simply writing things out by hand in general. …

Eugene Sledge's Advice On Not Missing Life | The Art of Manliness

When word of Japan’s surrender in WWII reached the 1st Marine Division, the men initially couldn’t believe the news. To the battle-hardened veterans …

Mind

Status: Why Everyone Should Care About It | The Art of Manliness

<i>Welcome back to our series on male status. This series aims to help men understand the way status affects our behavior, and even physiology, so we</i> …

How To Fold A Pocket Square | The Art of Manliness

The pocket square is a small accessory that, when added to a get-up, allows men to express themselves and vary their look without having to buy a …

The Power of Ritual: The Creation of Sacred Time and Space in a Profane World | The Art of Manliness

Earlier this week we explored the nature of ritual and posited that its current scarcity may be at the root of the restlessness, apathy, alienation, …

A Man's Guide to Cold Weather Dressing | The Art of Manliness

To pay my way through college, I worked as a tower hand for a tower services company in Cedar Rapids. For three years I spent my weekends climbing …

Classical Rhetoric: The Three Means of Persuasion | The Art of Manliness

Welcome back to our ongoing series on classical rhetoric. Today we’ll cover the three means of persuasion as set forth by Aristotle in <i>The Art of</i> …

The 36 Best Books All Men Should Read | The Art of Manliness

If there is one thing the great men of history have in common it’s this: books. They read, <i>a lot</i>. Theodore Roosevelt carried a dozen books with him on …

6 Exercises to Stop Slouching | The Art of Manliness

Earlier this year when I made a video about how to plan your week, several viewers commented on the terrible Quasimodo-like hunched back I displayed. …

Improving Your Posture | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This week we’re publishing excerpts from FM 21-20, an Army field manual from 1946 that includes the physical training program used by</i> …

Yoga

15 Best Books Read by the AoM Team in 2015 | The Art of Manliness

Here at the Art of Manliness, we’re big believers in the brain-boosting, character-expanding, enjoyment-inducing power of books. Kate, Jeremy, and I …

Books

Honda has confirmed a ninth death linked to its faulty Takata airbags

The death, first reported by U.S. auto safety authorities last week, is the eighth in the United States and the first since April tied to the inflators that have been recalled in tens of million of vehicles worldwide.<p>After an inspection of vehicle components in cooperation with regulators, Honda …