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5 Gin Drinks You Should Make This Spring

I don't know about you, but I'm ready for spring. If you've dealt with anything like this past DC winter, you're probably sick of the weekly blizzards and ready to bust out those hot pants (or whatever it is the kids are wearing these days). More importantly, it's time to start thinking about …

A Beginner's Guide to American Beer Styles

<i>American beer</i>. Whatever that phrase means to you, it probably doesn't mean the same thing to the guy sitting on the barstool next to you. Or to the guy on a barstool in Portland, Oregon. Or in Munich. Or in Copenhagen.<p>More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer …

How to Buy Fresh Beer and Why it Matters

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>I hear you've been getting into beer lately: going to the local beer bar, maybe road-tripping to a brewery or two, and picking up bottles of all the different beer styles you can find. I applaud you! You make my career …

Ask a Bartender: What Do At-Home Bartenders Do Wrong?

A lot of us cocktail enthusiasts are occasional at-home bartenders, trying our own hands at mixing up drinks. But we could all do with a few tips from the pros. We asked bartenders across the country: What do most amateur bartenders get wrong? Here's what they had to say.<p>Ingredients and</b> …

Where to Go for Happy Hour in Washington, DC

Whether you're gearing up for a long train ride home or exhausted from weaving your way through hordes of khaki and oxford-clad interns and Hill staffers, you probably have felt a powerful need for a cheap drink come workday's end in Washington DC. And, of course, the District has no shortage of …

15 Famous Landmarks Zoomed Out To Show Their Surroundings

This collection of photographs of majestic landmarks around the world do a great job of just how important framing, perspective and lighting are to a …

Mount Rushmore

7 Utopias that Changed the Future

Though "Utopia" means "nowhere," many real-life societies have been strongly influenced by various concepts of a perfect realm where humans live in …

23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

A No-Heat, No-Filter Technique for Making Cocktail Syrups

So you've decided to try your hand at stirring up a few classic cocktails at home. Maybe you started with the Manhattan—a drink that requires only three ingredients, all simply dispensed from shelf-stable(ish) bottles. Then you probably moved on to sours and started juicing fresh citrus. But you're …

Young Wall Street bankers turn to custom suits

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Wall Street

Big Boi and Phantogram Get Funky on 'Objectum Shalamar'

Big Boi continues to dole out the funk on his new remix series. For this week's installment of #MashUpMondays, the Dirty South hip-hop pioneer …

Rap & Hip-Hop

This Is What Movies Would Look Like Without Visual Effects

This year, "Gravity," "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug," "Iron Man 3," and "Star Trek Into Darkness" are all nominated for visual effects Oscars.<p>Would you recognize any of those films without their added special effects?<p>We've gathered together images from visual effects studios Industrial Light …

Movies

May I See You Home? 19th Century Calling Cards Guaranteed to Score You a Date | The Art of Manliness

In the 19th century, gentlemen used calling cards to formally introduce themselves to new acquaintances and to call upon friends and relatives in a …

6 Reasons You Should Own a Survival Bow & Arrow | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com</i>.<p>I am a big fan of the bow and arrow for a variety of …

Vonnegut's The Shapes of Stories: All Stories Ever Told Can Be Described in These 8 Simple Graphs

In 1947, Kurt Vonnegut, then an anthropology student at the University of Chicago, wanted to write a master's thesis about how basically how every …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

15 jazz records for people who don't like jazz

<b>Busting the myth of jazz as a private island for the smug, middle-aged and lonely.</b><p>When the idea for this feature first came up it was with the …

A Treasury of Rare and Weird Star Wars Posters From Around the World

Nothing could be more familiar than the original <i>Star Wars</i> poster, featuring Darth's head looming over our light saber-wielding heroes. But that …

17 Cocktails for a Romantic Valentine's Day

Gallery17 Cocktails for a Romantic Valentine's Day<p>What makes a cocktail good for Valentine's Day? To start, it should be the sort of thing your loved one loves, whether that means a gin drink or a bourbon drink, a fruity drink or a fizzy drink. Our favorite Valentine's Day cocktails are flavorful …

Affordable Men's Fashion When You’re On A Budget

At some point in your life as a stylish man, you’re bound to run into a difficult decision: pay rent or purchase clothes? Unfortunately, the rent …

Disney Has GARGOYLES Legally Streaming On Youtube!

50 French Songs You Need To Hear Before You Die

From Charles Trenet to Vanessa Paradis and everything in between, here are the French songs of the last 70 years you'll want to listen to over and over again.

13 GIFs That Show You How Everyday Items Are Made

Some we use everyday, others we only ever see the final product - but how exactly are things like forks, crash barriers, springs and even camouflage …

Reel Wheels: 15 Iconic Movie Cars

Back of the theater-seat drivers need not apply<p>Weeding through Hollywood’s entire crop of iconic movie cars in the hopes of arriving at an …

Peanut Butter and Jellyfish: Delicious Sandwich Ingredient Gets Marine Twist

Wildlife<p>A young moon jelly on day one of the peanut butter feed experiment. Photograph courtesy P. Zelda Montoya and Barrett L. Christie.<p><b>Yes folks, it’s happened. Someone has finally combined peanut butter and jellyfish for some very interesting results.</b><p>Staff at the Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park …

Kurt Cobain Lists His 50 Favorite Albums: Features LPs by David Bowie, Public Enemy & More

Circulating ‘round the internet recently is, wouldn’t you know it, yet another famous list of favorites. But it's not a “listicle,” I’d say, one of …

Influence, Persuasion, & Personal Presentation: Why to Look Your Best | The Art of Manliness

Are you intentionally making mistakes at work to make yourself look incompetent?<p>Are you purposely sabotaging your presentations?<p>Are you setting …