Timothy S. Otis

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A Visual Guide To All Of Those Unpronounceable Ingredients In Processed Food

<i>Ingredients</i> includes close-up photos of 75 common additives, along with descriptions of their origins and use. Ethylenediaminetetracetic acid sucks …

Nutrition

Supercut of Film Characters Breaking the Fourth Wall

The Science of Facial Hair: What Signals Do Beards, Stubble, and Mustaches Send to Others? | The Art of Manliness

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a yes or no answer to every question of aesthetics?<p>It’s certainly how magazines and pop culture presents things when …

Every Man Needs a Challenge | The Art of Manliness

“Dempsey and Firpo” by George Bellows, 1924. This painting hangs above my desk.<p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from author and Navy SEAL Eric</i> …

How to Be More Charismatic | The Art of Manliness

Are you a senior in high school running for Student Council President?<p>Are you an entrepreneur looking to make a successful pitch and attract …

Video: Inspirational Words on Having Confidence as a Photographer

We are our own worst critics. It’s always the case. Naturally, we see the works of others and gawk in amazement, but when viewing our own work we can …

Video: A Must-Watch Commencement Speech for Creatives at Every Stage in Their Journey

Neil Gaiman is an author, a writer whose work you have probably read at some point or another, but the advice he offers in this 20-minute …

Tongue-In-Cheek Video Pokes Fun at What Not To Do When Shooting a Wedding

Getting into wedding photography can be stressful. And if there’s one thing I’ve learned in my years of shooting weddings, it’s that if something can …

12 Expert Tips For Photographing Cityscapes At Night

<b>Jimmy Mcintyre</b> <i>is a travel photographer and educator. His photos have been published in local and national magazines, including the BBC. His online</i> …

Landscape Photography

Top 10 Beard Care Products for Men - A Better Beard

With the trend for facial hair, be it designer stubble or a serious beard, set to continue we thought it prudent to document our Top 10 Beard Care …

Quitting Your Day Job Part 2: Five Tips for a Productive Work Day

<b>What Really Happens When You Quit Your Day Job Part 2: The Emotions and Five Tips For a Productive Work Day</b><p><i>This is a unsugar-coated look into what</i> …

Time Management

The Best Way to Watermark Your Images in Photoshop

Master the Watermark: learn how and when to apply water marks to all of your images using a custom brush in Photoshop so it is easily repeatable.

The Secrets To Running Downhill Fast

<i>Want to blow by your competition? Learn how to tackle the downhill.</i><p>If you’ve ever woken up with burning quads the day after a hilly race, you can …

How to Get Abs Quick

Forget crunches. If you want to get faster, fitter, and stronger, you need to train your core like a runner.<p>A generation ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find elite runners paying attention to their abs. Today, it’s practically mandatory. “Our coaches drill the importance of core conditioning into our …

5K To Marathon Training Plan | Women's Running

To prepare for the 2012 Olympics, Kara Goucher raced a 10K in March and a half marathon in June before toeing the line for the full 26.2-mile race in …

Fully Fit

Improve your form and avoid injury with this elite coach's fast head-to-toe workout.<p>I am a marshmallow. After enduring two grueling days of dynamic stretching, strength training, hurdle and sprint drills—all under the exacting eye of Olympic coach John Cook—muscles I didn't know existed ache and …

Half Marathon Checklist

It may be a half marathon, but it's a full commitment. Once you decide that you're ready to train for a half marathon, here are some factors to consider.<p>1 of 10<p>Choose Your Race<p>Once you decide that you're ready to train for a half marathon, pick a race and sign up for it as soon as possible. Most …

9 Genius Ways to Use Fruit You Probably Never Thought Of

Turning lemons into lemonade? Ha!

No Gear Here

Get a total-body workout, totally sans gear. Do these body-weight moves twice a week, completing the recommended sets and reps with perfect form.<p><b>Pushups are proof positive</b> that gravity makes your body one hell of a workout tool. Which is fan-freakin'-tastic, because getting to the gym--or even …

5 Minute Chocolate Fudge S'mores Mug Cake.

5 Minute Chocolate Fudge S’mores Mug Cake.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> February 10, 2012 372<p>Oh hi!<p>Just sharing a s’mores mug cake today. That can be made in 5 …

15 Motivational Quotes for Entrepreneurs

Have you ever read something that made you want to get up and do something productive? It’s usually followed by thoughts of all the ways you are …

9 Tax Breaks for the Middle Class

If you believe that tax breaks are for millionaires and companies with offshore subsidiaries, you’re probably paying too much to the IRS.<p><b>In recent</b> …

Behind the Scenes: Watch Tom Ford Upgrade An Accountant's Professional Attire

Go behind the scenes of Project Upgrade: Tom Ford Edition in our latest video series. Here, the designer takes accountant Lee Ha and puts him onto some <i>real</i> suit and tie shit. Pay attention and glean some professional sartorial advice from the master himself when you watch the video.

At Work: Fill cover letter with facts, ideas, not musings

Don't get creative; be insightful and in depth.<p>Eric Zuckerman goes crazy when job hunters send cover letters that begin with a quote or poem.<p>Take this letter that started off with Robert Frost's awkwardly and somewhat inaccurately converted prose:<p>"Two roads diverged in a wood and I took the one …

Abs in a Week

How To Knot A Scarf

Like a watch, a scarf is a great accessory to complete an outfit — it not only adds flair, but also has purpose. In the winter, it keeps your neck warm and protects your skin from the cold and dry wind. In the summer, it's rugged and bohemian. We don't kid when we say menswear is all about the …

Top 10 Royal Fragrances - Ape to Gentleman

Perfumes are an ancient royal perquisite. The Priest-Kings of the great ancient civilisations were probably the first humans to fragrance their …

Tom Ford's 10 Grooming Commandments

Clothes alone don’t make the man. Skin and hair are just as important. Which is why Tom and his team of lu whizzes have created a new line of top-shelf grooming products, out this month. But before you rush to the store, memorize Ford’s master grooming guidelines.<p><i>10.</i> "No need for deodorant. I like …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Music<p>Bonnie “Prince” Billy and Matt Sweeney might be reviving the mysterious project.<p>By Zach Baron3 days agoView More<p>Best Stuff<p>GQ’s editors select …