Alida M Gilbert

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26 Awesome TV Shows From Around The World

Great television knows no borders.<p>Note: some responses have been edited and condensed for length or clarity.

‘Americanitis’: The Disease of Living Too Fast

How a 19th-century nervous condition shaped the way modern Americans think about health and happiness<p>In the decades after the Civil War, a lot of things were changing in the (re-)United States. The late 19th century and early 20th saw a huge increase in the country’s population (nearly 200 percent …

University of California

14 books to read on your commute that will make you smarter about business

One way of combining the necessity of getting to our workplace with success is to spend the time reading or listening to books.<p>Here are my suggestions for great business books to read or listen to during your commute.<p><b>1.</b><b>"The</b> <b>E-Myth"</b> by Michael Greber. This is an excellent book about the myths …

Commuting

19 Warming Chicken Soup Recipes

It's been chilly out and it's only a matter of time before you get sick. When the inevitable cold hits you want to make sure that you have a plan to make that mother of all cure-alls: chicken soup. I'm not talking about the stuff from a can—a sick day is a great excuse to make homemade soup. I'm a …

The radical plan to destroy time zones

By Adam Taylor<p>, Reporter<p>Last Summer, North Korea did something a little odd. On the 70th anniversary of Korea's liberation from Japanese occupation, the closed and authoritarian state announced it was permanently turning its clocks back half an hour. The country was creating its own time zone: …

North Korea

Things to Keep in the Car | The Art of Manliness

When I was growing up, I noticed that my dad kept his car well-stocked with supplies. A lot of the equipment was for his job busting poachers as a …

75+ Hobby Ideas For Men | The Art of Manliness

In the days of old, leisure time was not thought of as a chance to “veg out,” but as an opportunity to pursue one’s passions and interests — an …

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> …

Books To Read While You Wait For George R.R. Martin To Finish 'GoT'

There are other books in the sea.<p>George R.R. Martin recently ‘fessed up that the final installment of <i>Game of Thrones</i> won’t be done anytime soon -- or at least not quickly enough to please his ravenous fans, whose love for him has proven to have limits.<p>If you’re of the hungrier and hungrier …

Books

29 Healthy (Easy!) Slow Cooker Recipes to Help You Stay on Track

<b>Follow us on</b> <b>Pinterest</b> <b>for more healthy eating inspiration.</b><p><i>Additional reporting by</i> <i>Justina Huddleston</i>

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 …

The top 20 tracks of 2015

20. KEITH APE – “IT G MA”<p>If one song could sum up this year’s Korean rap invasion, it would be “It G Ma” – the viral supernova headed up by gold-grilled trap king Keith Ape and backed up by other, equally eclectic members of The Cohort crew he belongs to, including mastermind JayAllDay and Seoul’s …

Rap & Hip-Hop

How to talk to anyone: the experts' guide

Handle awkward date silences, end a conversation with a stranger – plus chat to your children, your parents and your boss. Our panel shares their secrets<p>Children often don’t have the words to say what they’re feeling, and they don’t always understand what we’re looking for when we ask them …

Tumors

20 Questions To Ask Yourself When You’re Wondering If You’ve Found Your Life Partner

By Kim Quindlen,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1kD8Gv9<p><b>1.</b> Do I still feel like I can be my own person outside of the relationship?<p><b>2.</b> Is it just as …

Steampunk-Themed Bar Hypnotizes Guests with Moving Kinetic Sculptures

The Enigma Cafe and Bar in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, is the perfect caffeination destination for fans of steampunk. Its unconventional decor includes a variety of visually interesting features such as metal gears, machine parts, and a mysteriously mechanical cyclist dressed in a gas mask. Although …

Sculpture

Homemade Frozen Breakfast Burritos for On the Go | The Art of Manliness

I love me a good breakfast burrito.<p>They’re great for when you’re on the go, and if you’re generous with the stuffing, they can really fill you up.<p>But …

Breakfast

25 Books Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Top CEOs Recommend

Here are 25 books recommended by some of the top CEOs in the world to kick off your reading list.<p>Successful CEOs never stop learning. Personal growth is almost as important as hard work in building a winning business. Many entrepreneurs accomplish this through workshops, conferences, and even a few …

Intermittent Fasting: A Beginner's Guide | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post by John Berardi, PhD.</i><p>When we were kids, Mom was always looking out for our health. Chew your food. Eat your …

Improve Concentration: 12 Exercises to Improve Your Concentration | The Art of Manliness

<i>Does your mind flit from one thing to another? Do you have trouble focusing on something for more than a few minutes? Do you consequently have a</i> …

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.

19 DIY Survival Kits For All The Worst-Case Scenarios

It never hurts to emergency-proof your life.

21 Words From David Foster Wallace's Vocabulary List

David Foster Wallace could make anything fascinating—professional tennis, talk radio, even MFA writing programs. His fast-paced, conversational style …

Hemingway's 10 Best Quotes

In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.<p>In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.

'So You Think You Can Dance' at 10: 10 moments that took our breath away

<b>(CNN) —</b> For 10 years now, Fox's "So You Think You Can Dance" has stood out as one of the most critically-acclaimed reality series on TV.<p>In recent years -- and days -- it's finally gotten its fair share of Emmy nominations, including some for one of the best TV personalities around, host Cat …