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The Problem With Minimalism | The Art of Manliness

Minimalism is a lifestyle/movement that’s been around for centuries, and waxes and wanes as part of the cultural zeitgeist. Several years ago it …

The Perfect Pull-Up Fitness Guide | The Art of Manliness

I’m still haunted by my 6th grade gym class. At the beginning of the semester, all the students took part in a physical fitness test. Part of the …

This Entrepreneur Created a Global Café Franchise as an 'F You' to Starbucks

Maria De La Croix has a fine arts degree and an advertising background, and she lives in Stockholm, Sweden -- unlikely characteristics for a Silicon Valley-backed founder. But she does embody the region's status-quo-disrupting ethos.<p>Two years ago, the 27 year old applied for a barista job at a …

Entrepreneurship

Lose Your Gut In 3 Moves

The rectus abdominis receives all the credit for a well-developed midsection. But there's an underrated star beneath it that can pull your stomach in …

Workouts

Fartlek Treadmill Training

Fartlek, which means "speed play" in Swedish, is an unstructured form of physical training in which you literally play with the speed and intensity …

Exercise

The way to make a tiramisu even more unforgettable

If it’s hard for you to think of a time when tiramisu wasn’t an ice cream flavor, a standard offering at local pizzerias, and available frozen or ready-made in your supermarket, then your memory doesn’t go back to 1993 and that terrific rom-com “Sleepless in Seattle.” Pre-movie, tiramisu was just …

Dessert

17 Signs You'll Be Running Your Own Business By 2017

It's only a matter of time before you ditch your day job and pursue the ultimate dream of working for yourself. Are you truly ready to make the leap? Here's how you'll know.<p>There are plenty of would-be entrepreneurs (myself included!) who've tried to convince ourselves that we feel happy and …

Entrepreneurship

How I found the perfect koshary — an Egyptian delicacy — in Cairo

Cairo, 2002. I checked into the hotel at 1 a.m. My room came with $150 in vouchers for the hotel casino, so I threw my bag onto the bed and headed down.<p>There were no customers and only one croupier, working a $50 table. I exchanged $100 and the voucher for five chips. The room was lit by dim yellow …

Track Down

How to Control Your Hormones So You Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex | Men's Health

The best part: You can learn to control them. And when you do, you’ll look and feel better every day. Read below to find out how your hormones can make you into the man you aspire to be.<p>(For 2,000-plus more tips on how to live an awesome life, check out The Better Man Project From the <i>Men’</i><i>s …

Best Body Weight Exercises

While there's no shortage of exercise equipment to help you burn calories, the best one costs nothing at all: Your own body. Whether you're in a …

From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics.

The world’s largest automobile market is China, which also has one of fastest-growing auto industries. Likewise, higher-quality Chinese pickup...<p>On …

U.S. Air Force

The pursuit of mastery through the joy of running

Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint<p>Allow me to file a caveat first. This isn’t intended to be a piece on running. But to use running as a metaphor for all that …

Roger Federer

The consequences of a bad deal with Iran

President Obama has made an art form of attacking his opponents rather than substantively defending his own policies, most recently regarding the Vienna agreement on Iran's nuclear program. Essentially, Obama argues that we must either accept his wretched deal or go to war to prevent Iran from …

Ural Burn Bag

Posted in Bags and Gear<p>This weekend-size travel bag from Russia’s Ural Motorcycles is built to handle the rigors of the road: rain, dust, dirt, and …

MOSCOT to Add 9 New Styles to Its 100th Anniversary Collections

Our favorite eyewear maker MOSCOT will add more frames to its already ongoing 100th-year celebrations. We’ve already seen the re-done Lemtosh, but in …

T-shirts

Punkt MP 01 Phone

No apps. No camera. No nonsense. Designed by Jasper Morrison for Switzerland-based Punkt, the MP 01 Phone is meant to put the spotlight back where it …

Gear & Gadgets

Did Anthony Bourdain Just Reinvent the Food Truck?

His food market idea might be just that<p><b>Anthony Bourdain made a career</b> out of putting questionable things into his body and being eloquent about it, and now he wants to bring that same experience into the mouths of New Yorkers. He's planning to open a giant open air food market–similar to the kind …

New York City

Word of Mouth: Tokyo Street Food + Drink

by Jennifer Miller<p>Unlike Southeast Asian countries, Japan isn’t known for its street food. Munching on the sidewalk is generally considered impolite—a fact that is tacitly reinforced by the lack of public trash cans. (Somehow, Japanese cities manage to be spotless, regardless of the fact that it’s …

Japan

Top 10 pop-up restaurants and food experiences in Amsterdam

&samhoud places street food<p>Steps from Centraal station, the original &samhoud places has two Michelin stars thanks to Heston Blumenthal-esque molecular maestro Moshik Roth. Now, a more affordable sister venue has opened below, with the Israeli chef still at the reins. High-quality plates to share …

LOT Polish Airlines starts to look beyond restructuring to improve its lot

Route network cut by six destinations over past 12 months<p>LOT's network is dominated by short-haul destinations, with 71% of its seats on flights of …

Aviation

Hainan Airlines builds compact North American 787 network. Now for Beijing to allow momentous growth

Boston becomes Hainan Airlines’ fourth North American destination<p>Hainan Airlines on 20-Jun-2014 inaugurated Beijing Capital-Boston service, making …

China

Etihad raises its Europe profile with codeshares and equity, expanding indirect connections

Etihad is the smallest in Europe among the Gulf/Turkish hub airlines<p>Etihad's 39% increase in seat numbers to Europe over the two years to Dec-2014 …

Meet Cookie Puss; A Craft Beer Revolution in Paris

· Carvel's Cookie Puss Is From Outer Space [Gothamist]<br>· A Craft Beer Revolution Is Brewing in Paris [Modern Farmer]<br>· The Kitchen Commandments According to Anthony Bourdain [F&W]<br>· We Try all of Rick Bayless's Frontera Salsas [SE]<br>· The Best Thai Restaurants in America [CNN]<br>· The Voices in Josh Mark's …