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This Simple Exercise Tests Your Ankle Mobility

Ankle mobility is an oft-overlooked weak link, because your ankles and feet help form a stable foundation for stronger, pain-free movement. But <i>how</i> …

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> …

How to Track a Human | The Art of Manliness

It’s a common trope in classic Westerns. A posse is rounded up to find some bad guys who’ve headed out into the desert to hide. To help track them …

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to iPhone/Smartphone Photography

Dear friend,This guide is intended for you if you currently own a smartphone (iPhone, Android, etc) and want to learn how to take better …

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> …

Auto Parts A to Z: A Beginner's Guide to What Makes Your Car Tick

What does a ball joint look like, anyway?<p>Ever wonder what an alternator or a water pump actually look like? Here's a handy guide to everything you ever needed to know about the car parts your local mechanic is telling you that you need to replace. Because these parts vary from car to car, the …

15 Tactics for Self Defense that Can Save Your Life

<b>One day soon you may have to defend yourself against an armed, dangerous attacker.</b> Many people freeze in the face of danger -- and die -- or are …

Cologne: How to Buy and Wear Fragrances | The Art of Manliness

On my recent trip to Atlanta I was the last person to board my plane.<p>I asked the stewardess if I could check my bag, and as she reached over to grab …

Energize Your Mornings With This Vintage Strongman Routine

A cup of coffee can get you moving in the morning, but it’s not the only way. This uplifting routine doesn’t require any special exercise equipment, …

Krav Maga: A Primer on the Martial Art of the Israeli Defense Forces | The Art of Manliness

I can’t remember how I first heard about Krav Maga, but I do remember being immediately intrigued. All martial arts have an appeal to most men and …

How to Bald Gracefully: Tips and Hairstyles for Balding Men | The Art of Manliness

You’re noticing more hair in your sink and in your shower. But for awhile you ignore it. Then one day you’re staring at your ugly mug in the mirror, …

Latin Words and Phrases Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

What do great men like Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Theodore Roosevelt all have in common?<p>They all were proficient in Latin.<p>From the …

Dress Up Your Walls With These Unique Shelves

How to Develop Situational Awareness | The Art of Manliness

There’s a scene at the beginning of <i>The Bourne Identity</i> where the film’s protagonist is sitting in a diner, trying to figure out who he is and why he …

Self Defense

Simple DIY Bench Idea!

How to Pick a Lock | The Art of Manliness

Back in October I had the pleasure of attending the ITS Tactical Muster, during which I learned several awesome manly skills. My favorite tutorial …

The Always Up-to-Date Guide to Managing Your Facebook Privacy

Keeping your Facebook info private is getting harder and harder all the time—mostly because Facebook keeps trying to make it public. To help you out, …

How to Make the Perfect Fried Egg

<i>Inspired by conversations on the FOOD52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun. Today, how to achieve personal fried-egg perfection. Emphasis on the personal.</i><p>As we all learn at some point in our lives, perfection is futile. It’s …

Don't Ever Get Locked Out of the House Again

Eternal shame isn’t the only reason to bypass the locksmith. The Federal Trade Commission warns that some locksmiths lack professional training, and many states don’t require formal licensing<p>Slam! Click. Ohhh, crap. Now you need back in—fast. Sure, you could call a locksmith, if you have an hour to …

3 Moves to a Slimmer Middle

The key to torching your belly is building a muscular, powerful lower body<p>To whittle your middle, grow tree trunks for legs. Muscular legs can help you fend off belly fat, according to a study from Japan. People with the most muscle mass on their legs had the least visceral fat—the dangerous kind …

How to Protect Your Privacy Online | The Art of Manliness

Internet privacy has been a hot topic of conversation in the last year. From Edward Snowden, to high-profile credit card hacks, to conversations …

Four Uses for Your Printer (Beyond Basic Paper)

You can find a printer in almost every household that has a computer, but these machines are capable of printing on things beyond plain copy paper. …

This Visual Guide Outlines How Men's Suits Should Fit

Men's suits can be tricky things, and if you don't have a reason to wear one often, you may not be sure how it's supposed to look once you pull one …

The Planks You Should Be Doing (But Probably Aren't)

<i>By Sheila Monaghan</i><p>Now that the plank has effectively supplanted the crunch as the go-to core-strengthener, exercisers have placed a premium on their ability to hold the toning move -- the longer, the better. As one-minute planks gave way to three-minute planks, and three-minute planks evolved into …

25 Ways to Win With Watermelon

There’s something about watermelon—it just isn’t summer without it. But you can do more than just serve it in wedges or in a fruit salad. Paired with basil and feta, it becomes a savory salad, and paired with vodka it becomes…well, the best cocktail to round out the summer months. So, for National …

Password Protect Your Devices

Choosing not to password protect your devices is the digital equivalent of leaving your home or car unlocked. If you're lucky, no one will take advantage of the access. Or maybe the contents will be ravaged and your favorite speakers and/or secrets stolen.

Make Parking a Cinch with This Parking Guide Infographic

A few simple guidelines for when to turn and what to use for reference points when parking may be all you need to perfect your parking abilities. …

6 Secrets to Getting Kids to Cooperate

When was the last time you read a book, or a substantial magazine article? Do your daily reading habits center around tweets, Facebook updates, or …

How to Maximize Seating in a Small Space

Small spaces can be difficult to lay out and decorate, particularly if you have a large family or like to entertain and need a lot of seating space. …