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Life Skills 101: How to Tie a Tie

It’s safe to say that knowing how to tie a tie comes in handy even if you're not someone who regularly wears one. Whether it's for a groomsman in …

Watch Finishing

One of the biggest questions newcomers to fine watchmaking have — once they get past basics, like the difference between quartz and mechanical, hand-winding and automatic, and so on — is, "Is it worth it?" While that's ultimately a personal matter between a man and his wallet, it is true that there …

Follow Your Nose: Five Small-Batch Colognes to Try Now

From the factory to the olfactory.<p>Look on your bookshelf, in your armoire, wherever you stash your toiletries. We’d bet a shiny buffalo nickel you’ve …

Hearst Magazines

http://ow.ly/p8NoL It's beginning to feel a lot like sweater weather! We'll be wearing the season's best chunky (but not bulky) knits. See our 12 faves: http://ow.ly/p8NoL

Nike Makes Classic Kicks Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

Don’t tell Nike not to mess with a classic. For years, the sneaker company has excelled at taking inspiration from silhouettes like the Air Max 90 and Air Force 1, and melding them with new technologies like Hyperfuse, Lunarlon soles, and Flywire. Now, Nike’s latest batch of so-called …

OMG, I Want This House: Venezuela

In the Jungle<p>Need a vacation off the grid? Spend some time at this stunning Venezuelan compound accessible only by helicopter.<p>08.31.13 4:45 AM …

http://ow.ly/oXwaa Olympic double-gold medalist Geraint Thomas tells us how he trains indoors for long races. Read his 5 tips for biking inside. (via Equinox) http://ow.ly/oXwaa

How to Roll Your Shirt Sleeves: Your 60-Second Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

Some sleeve-rolling techniques are better and more appropriate than others depending on the garment and the occasion. Here’s your 60-second …

Ramen Burger Recipe

recipEvery recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p><b>Read more: How to Make a Ramen Burger</b><p>Ingredients1 pack instant ramen noodlesKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper2 tablespoons vegetable …

Once America's Most Expensive Home, Miami's Versace Mansion Fetches $41.5 Million At Auction

After sitting on the sale block for more than a year, Miami’s famed Versace Mansion has finally found a new buyer. The Ocean Drive estate, officially dubbed Casa Casuarina, fetched $41.5 million at auction on Tuesday.<p>The mansion, once owned by fashion designer Gianni Versace, had been shopped …

10 Coolest Dog Breeds For The Man About Town

I’ve had the pleasure of owning a few dogs that have been both best friends and an amazing family companions. This got me thinking about what dogs …

8 Simple Ways to Improve Your Photography Skills Starting Today

“Practice makes perfect,” they say. It’s such a clichéd statement — most people probably roll their eyes when they hear it. Me too.<p>But guess what? …

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth split

Miley Cyrus has called off her engagement to actor Liam Hemsworth after four years together. Representatives for both stars confirmed that the couple had decided to split.<p>Cyrus, 20, and Hemsworth, 23, first met in 2009 on the set of their film The Last Song. In May 2012, they announced that they …

9 Foundational Habits Young Men Should Start Now to Raise Themselves Right | The Art of Manliness

Awhile back I was driving through the place where I grew up – Edmond, Oklahoma – and happened to pass by my old high school. This wasn’t an unusual …

Forecast For HTML5 Apps: famo.us Will Be An Open Source Developer Favorite

Everyone who makes products geared towards developers has the same problem. Developers like open source tools, but they also need to have confidence that the team behind the tools will be around for a while. So you have to both give your code away and simultaneously monetize it. And then, of …

Deadline by Sandra Brown, Read by Stephen Lang - Audiobook Excerpt

Shop The Under $100 Pieces Rosie Huntington-Whiteley & More Are Wearing Now

As is our habit, we looked to our favorite celebrities for inspiration, and it turns out the stylish set love a thrifty thrill as much as we do. From …

The Weeknd Revels In Raw Emotion On 'Kiss Land'

Even if they're brokenhearted, R&B singers tend to come off as cool customers who can make love seem like an achievable ideal. But The Weeknd is a hot mess.<p>Driven by a voice that's generally pushed up to a verge-of-hysteria falsetto — it makes you think of Michael Jackson — The Weeknd's Gothic …

Suave Brothers - McMeka Couture

A Closer Look at the Maison Martin Margiela x Converse First String Collection

Building on our extensive coverage of the Maison Martin Margiela x Converse First String<p>Building on our extensive coverage of the Maison Martin …

Top things to do in Rome

Few cities evoke the sheer wonder and amazement of Rome. Ancient history, outstanding art and religious icons are around every corner and when it all gets too much you can just join the locals in sipping espresso in one of the city's many squares. With so much to see and do, the real test will be …

Can Music Start a Party Anywhere? (Social Music Experiment #2)

Yay or Nay: Is Sex Good?

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Succeeds In Second Rocket-Powered Flight

Earlier today, Virgin Galactic‘s SpaceShipTwo successfully flew under its own power for the second time, achieving a speed of mach 1.43 and successfully meeting all of its test objectives.<p>WhiteKnightTwo, the aircraft that carries SpaceShipTwo into the air, launched at 8 am PT. They reached an …

Former L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa joins Herbalife as advisor

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa listens to a question as… (Charles Dharapak / Associated…)<p>Los Angeles nutritional products company Herbalife Ltd., battling allegations that it operates an illegal pyramid scheme, has a new and unexpected advocate: former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio …

#NewYorkFashionWeek starts today. We rounded up the hottest models to watch come down the runway this season: http://ow.ly/oxmwd

Simon Cowell, Bar Refaeli Turn Up the Heat in 'X Factor' Israel Promo (Video)

In a new clip, which surfaced online Sunday morning, the 28-year-old stunner introduces the Holy Land's new panel against a desert backdrop.<p>On the …

The X-Factor