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Unarmed Self-Defense from the Mad Men Era | The Art of Manliness

As I was browsing through some old magazines the other day, I came across a fantastic issue of <i>Popular Science</i> from 1962 that contained a feature on …

Bartender Survey: 9 Things to Know (Including the Fastest Way to Get Served)

10 Benefits of Faithfulness

<i>"Many claim to have unfailing love, but a faithful person who can find?" --Proverbs 20:6</i><p>We live in a society of constant progression. I can't remember a time when there wasn't any construction being done on the highways. Every day we see a new release of something: the next best phone, the next …

Diary of a Flu Victim

<b>Day 1</b><p>I guess I'll do my usual routine to get through this -- Apple-cider vinegar; <i>Echinacea</i>; lots of purified water; Ricolas; some wild, organic blueberries -- and I'll be fine in a few days. I'll just open this window and let all the germs out and the fresh air in. In nature these things have to …

Still No Evidence That Touch Screens Are Good for Babies

Dimitri Christakis, co-author of the American Academy of Pediatrics' (AAP) recommendations to discourage screen time for children under 2, has changed his position. He did so, despite the acknowledged lack of supporting research, based on what he frankly identifies as a "hunch" associated with …

Get That Interview With a Great Email Message

Email is often how we first interact with an employer, so doing it right is critical to success. The way you communicate in your job search provides "work samples" for the employer, and demonstrates your ability to communicate well (or not).<p>An email message can make or break your job search with a …

How to be funny: the 6 essential ingredients to humor

Mel Helitzer's <i>Comedy Writing Secrets</i> is commonly used as a textbook in college courses on comedy writing.<p><b>What does it say is the best method for how</b> …

The Story of Joe

“Nymphomaniac.”<p>Lars von Trier’s “Nymphomaniac,” a film in two “volumes” (each to be shown separately), is a pornographic work of art—an obsessive, violent, and at times remarkably eccentric sex epic that is often brilliant and never simple-minded or dull. The earlier work of the …

The Busy Person's Guide to Reducing Stress

Stress is one of the biggest causes of health problems in many peoples' lives: it can cause heart disease, depression, anxiety attacks, sleep …

Kidnapped by Iran: 780 days of isolation, two dozen interrogations, one marriage proposal.

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Malaysian Jet Missing Through 'Deliberate Action'

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced Saturday that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared a week ago with 239 people aboard, …

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Tomnod – the online search party looking for Malaysian Airlines flight MH370

Thirteen countries, 57 ships and 48 aircraft are currently looking for Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, which has been missing since last Friday.<p>But since a few hours after the plane and its 239 passengers disappeared, the search has been joined by some 2.3 million ordinary internet users, who are …

Life of a Police Officer: Medically and Psychologically Ruinous

The intensely challenging job of law enforcement is linked to many health issues. I met a former officer who tried to protect my high school friend and learned the effect her death had on him.<p>Police officer Brian Post recognized the 16-year-old girl lying face down in the grass at the Whispering …

3 Big Seafood Myths You Can Forget About

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How the Post Office Could Save Itself by Helping the Poor

Instill a Secure Self in Your Children

In my first post looking at how to raise secure children, I explored how you can help ensure that your children have a secure attachment with you. The second message of security involves children's sense of security that they develop about themselves. For children to feel truly secure, they must …

How to Jumpstart Your Journaling | A 31-Day Journaling Prompt Calendar | The Art of Manliness

There’s been plenty of talk on AoM recently about journaling with our articles on The Diary Habit as well as 9 habits young men should adopt. Seeing …

How to Tie a Shemagh/Keffiyeh | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart of Willow Haven Outdoor.</i><p>The shemagh (pronounced “schmog”) – also called a keffiyeh and ghutrah …

The Surprising History of Hot Chocolate | The Art of Manliness

‘Tis the season for hot cocoa.<p>At least it is for red-cheeked children who are looking to warm up after coming in from a well-spent snow day.<p>And for …

How to Wear a Tuxedo: A Man's Guide to Black Tie | The Art of Manliness

Nothing makes a man feel as sharp and debonair (and makes the ladies swoon) as when donning a tuxedo.<p>Unfortunately, “black tie” is an often …

Ask These Three Questions at the End of Every Meeting

For meetings that actually lead to successful outcomes, it's advisable to ask everyone what they see as their necessary actions. Robert C. Pozen, …

An Oral History Of 'Trading Places,' The Greatest Christmas Movie Ever Made

<i>In June of 1983, "Trading Places" was released in theaters. It remains the greatest Wall Street movie ever made.</i><p><i>Thirty years later, most regard it as part of the canon of American comedies, having launched, revived, or defined the careers of many of its cast and crew.</i><p><i>We also argue it's the greatest</i> …

How I Became Rich Before 30 and How You Can Too

If there is one universal truth, it’s that everyone is looking to get rich quick. This probably explains why so many people are willing to believe …

14 Google Tools You Didn't Know Existed

1. Google Ngram Viewer<p>2. Google Correlate<p>3. Google Trends<p>4. Google Think Insights<p>5. Google Public Data Explorer<p>6. Full Value of Mobile<p>7. Get Your …

Pick Your Favorite Orgasm In These New Posters for Lars von Trier’s “Nymphomaniac”

Not so with these new posters for the movie, which is set for release on Christmas. There is nothing subtle, and everything squirm-inducing about …

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Dynamic Duos: Howard Schultz And Arthur Rubinfeld On Sharing A Starbucks Order

For more than 20 years, these two have steered the world’s most famous coffee chain–in sync like brothers. They even both drink aged Sumatra drip.<p><b>Howard Schultz,</b> chairman and CEO <b><br>Arthur Rubinfeld,</b> president of global development and chief creative officer<p><b>Schultz:</b> He has a rare combination of …

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The Biggest Idea Bill Gates Ever Had

Before there was Microsoft, there were a couple math geeks from Seattle hanging out in Cambridge Massachusetts. One of them had a habit of snoozing on his keyboard.<p>In the winter of 1974, Paul Allen showed up at Bill Gates’ dorm at Harvard with the new issue of <i>Popular Electronics</i> in his hand. MITS, …

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