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Recognizing Poison Ive, Oak, & Sumac | The Art of Manliness

A stroll in the woods is nearly always an enjoyable endeavor; what’s not so enjoyable is discovering a red, itchy rash the next day. Each year, …

Skin Care

Ford Ranger Pickup May Return to U.S. By 2018

Compact-pickup buyers began pining for a new version of the venerable Ford Ranger as soon as the robots welded the trucks’ final frames four years ago, and you can count us among that lot. Now, according to anonymous big mouths in the <i>Detroit News</i>, Ford is not only planning to bring the …

General Motors

14 Ways Women Still Aren't Equal to Men

On National Women's Equality Day, a look at how far we are from actually having it.<p>The feminist movement has made gigantic strides over the years—but nearly a century since women were given the right to vote, the sad fact of the matter is: We've still got lots of work to do. Here, the shocking ways …

Manly and Virile Last Words From Famous Men | The Art of Manliness

A few years ago, we highlighted the manly last words of 16 men. Since then, we’ve discovered many more intriguing, poignant, badass, or just plain …

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Top Army General Ray Odierno: Jeb Bush Is Wrong About Iraq War

U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno said on Wednesday that Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush was wrong to blame the Obama administration for the current instability in Iraq.<p>Ahead of his official retirement on Friday, Odierno, the former highest-ranking officer in Iraq and one of …

Obama Administration

House GOP Looks Ahead to Huge Medicare Overhaul in 2016

For years, Re­pub­lic­ans have openly pined for push­ing Medi­care fur­ther in­to the private sec­tor. But they have been re­strained by the …

Health Care

25 Years In Iraq, With No End In Sight

It started so well. When Saddam Hussein's Iraq invaded Kuwait on Aug. 2, 1990, the United States swiftly cobbled together a broad coalition, unleashed a stunning new generation of air power and waged a lightning ground offensive that lasted all of four days. Iraqi troops were so desperate to quit …

Middle East

Male Affection: A Photographic History Tour | The Art of Manliness

In my unending search for just the right vintage images for our articles, I have looked through thousands of photographs of men from the last century …

7 Style Tips For Large Men - Big Man's Guide To Sharp Dressing | The Art of Manliness

Fashion, like any industry, has its share of quackery, and no one gets treated to more “miracle products” or “life-changing purchases” (Spanx for men …

How to Hang a Picture Correctly | The Art of Manliness

If you’re trying to make a good first impression with your place, know that nothing says sterile and boring like blank walls. A few pieces of manly …

Ten Books on Slavery You Need to Read

You can’t talk about race until you fully understand America’s past.<p>Without understanding the past, it is difficult to grapple with the present. This became quite clear in the wake of the tragic attack in Charleston, when public dialogue swirled with myths, wishful thinking and deeply ideological …

Black History

25 years on, disabilities act has changed lives of millions

NEW YORK (AP) — Five days before he was to start college, Fred Maahs' world turned upside down. Off the Delaware coast in 1980, on the last day of summer vacation, the 18-year-old took a dive from his family's boat into an unseen sandbar barely a foot below the surface, sustaining injuries that …

Rick Perry: Donald Trump will destroy the Republican Party

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who has already emerged as one of the GOP presidential field’s most vocal critics of Donald Trump, ratcheted up his rhetoric again Wednesday as he slammed the real estate mogul’s presidential bid as a “cancer on conservatism” and warned that, left unchecked, Trump …

Republicans

“Racial self-help” or “blaming the victim”?: 50 years after its publication, the Moynihan Report still provokes debate about the causes and cures of African-American in­equality

Obama’s interpretation of the report has inspired outrage from Ta-Nehisi Coates. Here’s why the controversy endures<p><b>Crisis of Equality</b><br>In his 2006 bestseller <i>The Audacity of Hope</i>, Barack Obama praised the Moynihan Report, which famously predicted that female-headed families would impede African …

Political Science

John Kerry, who knows something about having his war record attacked, savages Donald Trump

Kerry served in the US Senate with McCain for nearly 30 years before replacing Hillary Clinton as secretary of state near the start of President Barack Obama's second term.<p>"I have known John McCain for more than 30 years. We've had our share of disagreements and still do today. But one thing I know …

Donald Trump

Elizabeth Warren insists 'day is coming' for American progressives at Netroots

America is ‘far more progressive than’ insider Washington, Warren says Arizona’s SB1070 immigration law is ‘stupid, racist and should be struck down’<p>The Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren has issued a rallying cry to progressive Americans, bloggers and reporters gathered for the Netroots Nation …

Middle-class

These Are the Saddest Amtrak Stations in America

Some of the nation’s train stations don’t make a great impression. That won’t change until Congress truly funds passenger rail.<p>Making your way in the world today takes everything you've got.<p>Where nobody’s waiting for a train. Seriously, no one. Welp. Time for a drink.<p>Train stations in America span …

Nazi Telegram That Drove Hitler to Suicide Discovered in South Carolina Safe

And it just sold at auction.<p>A document that changed the course of World War II collected dust for years inside a safe in South Carolina, allegedly because the owner couldn't read German. <i>The</i> <i>Washington Post</i> reports that a telegram from Nazi second-in-command Hermann Goering to Adolf Hitler just sold …

South Carolina

38 Vintage Conversation Rules | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The excerpt below comes from a book published in 1875:</i> A Gentleman’s Guide to Etiquette <i>by Cecil B. Hartley. Hartley’s rules may be</i> …

Applying the Ethos of the Craftsman to Our Everyday Lives | The Art of Manliness

Across cultures and time, the archetype of the craftsman has represented man’s ability to create and has been the mark of mature manhood. He is <i>homo</i> …

Just A Few Important Words About The Declaration Of Independence

<i>"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."</i><p>It's Independence Day. Let's take a break from parades, patriotic songs and pyrotechnics …

United Kingdom
Unions

21 Signs You Might Be The 'Real Racist'

"You know who talks about race? Racists."<p>That was an actual line delivered in August by Jonathan Hoenig, a wealthy, white hedge fund founder, as he and other members of a Fox News panel tried to dismiss the significance of race and racial inequality in the protests then rocking Ferguson, …

Race & Ethnicity

What is Character? | The Art of Manliness

<i>Character</i>. Like honor, it’s a word we take for granted and probably have an affinity for, but likely have never really had to define and may struggle …

The Confederate Flag and Me

I have lived my entire 38 years in the South. My Dad's family is from Bell Buckle, Tennessee, and my Mom's family hails from Pulaski, where the Ku Klux Klan was founded. I remember well going to visit my great grandmothers on their farms out in the sticks. I learned early in my life that my roots …

Confederate Flag

Charleston victims: 9 lives lost to family and community

<b>(CNN) —</b> They gathered at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church to study the Bible -- a small group, 13 people. Many were familiar faces. One was a stranger.<p>But it was unfathomable that this stranger was a killer lying in wait, a man who would kill nine churchgoers and church leaders in …

Charleston Church Shooting

These graphs show the veto power of white men in politics

How much does your race matter when it comes to having your voice heard in politics? How about your gender? Your income?<p>A recent paper for the <i>NYU Law Review</i> by University of Chicago law professor Nicholas Stephanopoulos answers: a lot.<p>Looking at both federal and state government, Stephanopoulos …

Income Inequality