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Police searching for assailant who detonated bomb in London subway car, injuring at least 29

LONDON — Police in London were searching for the assailant who detonated a homemade bomb Friday that sent a scorching blast of flame and smoke through a London subway car, injuring at least 29 rush-hour commuters and sending panicked crowds scrambling for safety in what police called a terrorist …

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. …

Competition: Getting the Most of Its Benefits | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: Today we’re introducing a new style for our long form content. Over the years we’ve produced many in-depth articles and article series</i> …

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The 8 Drinks Orders Every Man Should Know

From the armed forces to the art world, almost every trade throws around its own lingo. Whether a technical term or a common phrase, these exotic …

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In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, here are the top 10 Conor McGregor quotes

St. Patrick’s Day celebrates the patron saint of Ireland, but, of course, it has really turned into a celebration of<p>green beerall things Irish. And nothing Irish has been more celebrated of late, at least in the world of sports blogs, than Conor McGregor.<p>The UFC featherweight champion is renowned …

100 Ways To Be A Gentleman

in Advice, Featured, Lifestyle, Men's Fashion Advice on<p>255 Shares<p>250<p>5<p>When I saw a friend’s Facebook post the other day about him being upset after he …

EDC: Cut & Draw

Byredo Pocket Comb ($200). <br>The Glen Single Malt Scotch Cigar ($10). <br>Neri Pen ($45). <br>Jill Platner Collar Stays ($225). <br>Forge De Laguiole Cigar Cutter …

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How to Overcome Shyness | The Art of Manliness

For the last couple of weeks we’ve been exploring the subject of shyness. In our first post, we talked about the nature of shyness and its symptoms. …

Blind Cigar Review: Iconic Leaf | Recluse Amadeus Habano Reserva Toro - Blind Man's Puff

Blind Cigar Review: Iconic Leaf | Recluse Amadeus Habano Reserva Toro<p>This cigar was reviewed blind (no bands) by a panel of at least 4 reviewers. …

Cigars

3 cigars that make great gifts

7 Things You'll Never See A Real Cigar Smoker Do

As any cigar aficionado will tell you, cigars are a hobby, not a habit. And like any hobby, there is a right way and a wrong way to do it.<p>We reached out to Michael Herklots, vice president for retail and brand development for the Nat Sherman cigar brand, and asked him what true connoisseurs avoid …

The Gentleman's Dinner: How and Why to Throw One | The Art of Manliness

A few weeks back, I assembled a dozen or so gentlemen together for an evening of food and fellowship. The main goal, besides steak eating, bourbon …

2015 Gift Guide for Whiskey Geeks

Behold the best brown liquors currently known to man. You’ll find gifts for your dad, your buddies, and what the hell, for yourself, too

Gramophone 2.0

Gramovox have presented a new version of their beautiful retro Bluetooth speaker. The updated Gramovox Gramophone 2.0 now features a dual-driver …

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2015 Christmas Whiskies - Ape to Gentleman

With the festive season just around the corner, we’ve been investigating (rigorously) our favourite <i>whiskies</i> for 2015. A Highland, an Islay and two …

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How to Handle Being Out of Your League | The Art of Manliness

<i>Your boss invites you to the country club to play a round of golf with him and other important higher ups. You’ve never stepped foot in a country</i> …

Friday cocktail recipe: vintage Negroni

Legend recalls the Negroni was invented in Florence in 1919 (now Caffè Cavalli) by Count Camillo Negroni. The Count asked the bartender to strengthen …

Recipes

The World’s Best Nightcaps

It’s your last tipple of the night so order wisely (or use our recipes to fix at home)<p>The perfect cocktail, I have discovered after years of …

Emperador Cigar Chest

You <i>could</i> call it a humidor, but that seems far too pedestrian. The Emperador Cigar Chest incorporates over 2,600 individual components to deliver the …

Wacom Bamboo Spark

Bamboo Spark by Wacom, a great innovation that enables you to turn your handwritten notes into digital ones. Bamboo Spark is sure to assist you in …

Bamboo

Egyptian Billionaire Contacts Owners To Buy an Island for Refugees

An Egyptian billionaire has contacted the owners of two islands to buy a Greek island to provide housing and jobs for the refugees and migrants that …

Refugees

North Korea Says It Has Restarted Its Main Nuclear-Bomb Plant

Western concerns grow that Pyongyang is elevating its nuclear threat, a day after it suggested plans to test a long-range rocket<p>By<p>Alastair Gale<p>Alastair Gale<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@AlastairGale<p>alastair.gale@wsj.com<p>SEOUL—North Korea said it restarted its main plant for producing nuclear …

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After Iran deal, Obama struggles to gain Israel's trust

JERUSALEM (AP) — Seeking to sell his nuclear deal with Iran to a skeptical Israeli public, President Barack Obama has repeatedly declared his deep …

School canceled for 4th day as Seattle teachers strike

SEATTLE (AP) — There's no school in Seattle for a fourth day Monday as a strike by teachers enters its second week.<p>The strike, over issues that …

How to Master the Pull-up

Perhaps you found this blog with the hopes of learning how to do your first pull-up, or maybe you want to increase the number you can perform. Some of you may simply want to perfect your form. We'll touch on all these points.<p>So you may be asking yourself, why even bother with pull-ups? Putting it …

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This Story Will Change How You Think about Fitness

Learn how to push your mind and body farther than you ever thought possible<p>The madness is about to begin.<p>Fifteen men stand against a wall in a 6,000-square-foot converted warehouse in Salt Lake City. They’re anxious, and it shows in their unconscious movements—shifting feet, tapping fingers, …

10 Books Every College Freshman Needs to Read

1<p><i>The Crossroads of Should and Must: Find and Follow Your Passion</i>, by Elle Luna<p>Is your freshman overwhelmed at the prospect of choosing (and sticking …

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