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How to Build Your Net Worth | The Art of Manliness

Do you feel like you’re not getting ahead with your finances? That no matter how hard you work or how much extra money you earn, you’re still in the …

Watch this girl group’s orgasmic new music video

Dutch group, ADAM, sings their catchy tune, and the music and (band) reaches a surprising climax (almost NSFW)<p>Sarah Gray<p>May 9, 2014 6:00pm (UTC)<p>Talk about music bringing pleasure. This week the Dutch electronic dance music group, ADAM, posted a stimulated version of their song "Go to Go." They took …

Baking Soda and Vinegar Cannon

Air cannons are an iconic DIY project. Here at <i>Make:</i> we have featured potato cannons, T-shirt cannons, burrito blasters, taser activated cannons, and even a potato Gatling gun.<p>But in this project, we are doing something a little different. We are going to make a baking soda and vinegar cannon. This …

Why We Have Total Faith in George R.R. Martin

As Game of Thrones enters a period of uncertainty.Originally posted at esquire.com.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p><b>George R.R. Martin failed</b> in his first attempt to become a writer of books, so he headed to Hollywood. His credits included a revival of <i>The Twilight Zone</i> and the ABC series <i>Max Headroom</i>, a short-lived …

The 3 P's of Manhood: A Review of Protection, Procreation, and Provision | The Art of Manliness

Are men everywhere alike in their concern (and desire) for being manly?<p>Is the concept of manliness meaningless and entirely culturally relative?<p>For …

4 Manly Lessons from Minor League Baseball | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Vance Albitz, AAA Infielder, St. Louis Cardinals.</i><p>Take away the high salaries of the major league ballplayers …

Complete Guide to Scotch Whisky | The Art of Manliness

“The proper drinking of Scotch whisky is more than indulgence: it is a toast to civilization, a tribute to the continuity of culture, a manifesto of …

Dispute Came Before Fort Hood Shooting, Witnesses Say

The soldier who is believed to have killed three people in a shooting spree at Fort Hood, Texas, had argued with fellow soldiers over paperwork shortly before violence erupted Wednesday, according to numerous accounts.<p>Base commander Lt. Gen. Mark Milley said Friday that the mental state of Spc. …

“Game of Thrones”: How Westeros is a right-wing fantasyland

Want to live in Westeros, where there are weapons, massive inequality and violence against women? Just vote GOP<p>Aaron Kase<p>April 5, 2014 12:15pm (UTC)<p>Fans of the HBO hit "Game of Thrones" can finally escape back to George R.R. Martin's world of dragons, swordplay and gratuitous nudity when the show's …

Debunking Alcoholics Anonymous: Behind the myths of recovery

<b>(DonNichols via iStock/Salon)</b><p>From “One day at a time” to “hitting bottom,” two AA critics argue the group is based on bad science and logic<p>Dr. Lance Dodes • Zachary Dodes<p>April 5, 2014 6:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Sober Truth: Debunking the Bad Science Behind 12-Step Programs and the Rehab …

5 things conservatives lie about shamelessly

<b>Fox News host Bill O'Reilly. (Wikipedia)</b><p>The right still somehow insists that climate change isn’t real and that the ACA will euthanize old people<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>April 5, 2014 1:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Mark Twain once famously said, “A lie can travel halfway around the …

Secure your Facebook account in six easy steps

If you're looking to completely customize your Facebook privacy, you're expected to work your way through 40 entries, many of which list multistep instructions for changing a single setting.<p>Wouldn't you rather spend your time on Facebook sharing pictures of your fast-food lunch or watching videos …

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

‘Missing piece’ of Stonehenge Avenue uncovered

Archaeologists have uncovered a missing piece of the Stonehenge Avenue, the route leading to the prehistoric monument.<p>During works to decommission …

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The USA's 10 best motorcycle roads

A great road is a great road, but if you’re riding a motorcycle, you’re looking for something special: twisties, vistas, turnouts, that perfect stretch of smooth tarmac, and biker-friendly stops that make getting there most of the fun. Here are 10 of the best roads across America for an …

42 of the coolest Burning Man art installations ever

Art has become the defining feature of Burning Man, as the festival continues to be a testing ground for a growing circle of artists seeking engaged …

DIY RC Hovercraft - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

ScratchBuiltAircraft had some extra parts laying around and decided to slap together a quick RC Hovercraft. It looks very controllable even though …

Roundup: 9 DIY Metal Projects to Try

Metal projects may sound a little intimidating, but they really don't have to be. If you've always wanted to work with metal, this is the perfect …

The 10 worst Fox News interviews of the decade

Lauren Green’s interview with Reza Aslan might have been the most embarrassing, but there are some close seconds<p>Prachi Gupta<p>July 30, 2013 6:20pm (UTC)<p>On Friday, Fox News aired what many are claiming was the most embarrassing interview the network has ever hosted. This is a truly impressive claim, …

Another Target Drone Explodes in Florida

Drone outfitted fighter-bomber aircraft crash near Panama City, Fla. Luckily, exploding is what they do best.<p>UAV explosions are strangely becoming a commonplace sight for residents in the Florida panhandle region, as two UAVs operating out of Tyndall Air Force Base near Panama City, Fla., have …

How to Make Mead and Drink Like a Viking

Home-brewers have embraced mead, or honey wine, the drink of choice for many ancient cultures. If you want to whip up a batch of your own, follow these steps.<p><b>Mead may be the ancestor of all today's booze</b>. People gathered, ate, and probably fermented honey long before the agricultural developments …