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Manvotional: The Majesty of Calmness | The Art of Manliness

Calmness is the rarest quality in human life. It is the poise of a great nature, in harmony with itself and its ideals. It is the moral atmosphere of …

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 …

Elite: Dangerous Development Update, 'Wings' Beta Coming Soon

Frontier Developments, the studio behind the sprawling, crowd-funded space sim Elite: Dangerous (which I’m sinking enough weekly hours into to constitute a part-time job) have begun diligent in releasing “point” updates to address bugs, stability, and other minor issues. More recently they’ve …

From Mythology to Masculinity: How the Hero’s Journey Can Help You Become a Better Man | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from John Romaniello.</i><p>I want to tell you about a book that will change your life. The book isn’t new. In fact, it …

The Power of Ritual: Building Shared Worlds and Bonds | The Art of Manliness

In advance of a series of articles we’ll be doing this year on some of the rites that have been central to manhood, we have recently been discussing …

The Power of Ritual: The Creation of Sacred Time and Space in a Profane World | The Art of Manliness

Earlier this week we explored the nature of ritual and posited that its current scarcity may be at the root of the restlessness, apathy, alienation, …

Man's Need for Ritual and the Rites of Manhood | The Art of Manliness

Does modern life ever feel excruciatingly <i>flat</i> to you? A bleak landscape devoid of layers, rhythm, interest, <i>texture</i>?<p>Are you ever haunted by the …

Time Management Tips | How to Live on 24 Hours Per Day | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: As you look back on the year that has just past, do you feel as though you spent another 12 months merely existing instead of truly</i> …

Best Drugstore Colognes: 6 Classic Male Fragrances | The Art of Manliness

Every time I stroll down the men’s grooming aisle at my local drugstore to pick up some deodorant or Brylcreem, I can’t help but notice the shelves …

How to Wrestle an Alligator | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Ty Karnitz.</i><p>Imagine this situation—you take a break from your exploration of cannibal-infested, uncharted …

How to Create 5 Makeshift Survival Lights When Power is Out and You're in a Pinch | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com</i>.<p>It’s impossible to be perfectly prepared for an imperfect …

How to Break Down a Door: Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

× How to Break Down Door Don’t use your shoulder. Don’t use a jump kick. Kick near lock, not lock itself. Lean into kick. Drive heel into door. Drive …

Blizzard wants your help in designing Diablo 3's next Legendary item

The <i>Diablo 3</i> development team is offering a behind-the-scenes look at the design of the game's Legendary class items, tapping the knowledge of the Diablo community for help in crafting and perfecting the item it plans to implement into the game.<p>The "Design a Legendary" project, Blizzard says, will …

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX - Announcement Trailer

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX will be available exclusively on PlayStation 3 next year.

A visual tour of Riot Games, one of the ‘best places to work’ (photo gallery)

Riot Games has spawned an empire from a single game, League of Legends. The free-to-play multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game has become hugely popular. It had more than 32 million active monthly unique players as of a year ago. That number is wildly out of date, but Riot hasn’t disclosed …

900 people worked on Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, says director

900 people contributed to the development of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, director Ashraf Ismail told Examiner in a new interview.<p>Ismail revealed the figure when asked if Ubisoft would consider developing an Assassin's Creed Universe-type game that would combine multiple worlds into one larger …

Assassin's Creed

How to make a narrative game endlessly replayable

A certain quest has captured the imagination of Ken Levine.<p>This idea of his, is a kind of emergent narrative, a way to build characters and personality almost like they were physical constructs, that react to external forces in different ways.<p>At the Gaming Insiders Conference in San Francisco,</i> …

How Elder Scrolls Online’s character creation improves on Skyrim

Many people credit The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim as one of the best role-playing games in its genre, but, arguably, its character-creation system could have more options.<p>That doesn’t look like it’ll be a problem with The Elder Scrolls Online, the massively multiplayer fantasy online title coming from …

'Elder Scrolls Online' Shows Off Its Character Creator

I may still be skeptical of the existence of The Elder Scrolls Online, the MMO no one really asked for, but I’m glad to see they’re putting a lot of effort into an aspect of the game I care a lot about: the character creator.<p>MMOs, generally speaking, have pretty bad character creation systems. The …

The creators of Myst launch a $1.1 million Kickstarter to fund new game

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Cyan, Inc.<p>First-person adventure game <i>Myst</i> was an unlikely success story: Developed by brothers Robyn and Rand Miller, …

September sales spell more success for Sony's PS platform

Grand Theft Auto V's record-breaking billion-dollar plus run last month made the video game industry's health a front and center topic, putting both the game's now-standard controversial content and the role of video games as an influential entertainment medium up for debate in media outlets small …

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Apple's 'Spaceship'-Inspired Campus 2 Approved By Cupertino City Council

The Cupertino City Council issued final approval for Apple's long-awaited Campus 2 on Tuesday night -- a project that was one of the final visions of the company's late founder, Steve Jobs.<p>In a vote of 4-0, the council unanimously approved the massive 37 million-square-foot campus, reported …

Ray Kurzweil's journey towards the end of dying

Can humans live forever? Ray Kurzweil, noted author, futurist, and Google's director of engineering, sees immortality as a series of bridges, each leg working to expand life a little longer. In an interview with <i>Maclean</i>'s, Kurzweil described taking 150 supplements per day, which he credits for …

Building A Console From the Ground Up, PlayStation’s Top Priority Was To Make Gaming More Social

Integration with live-streaming service Twitch will make broadcasting from the living room easier than ever–and in the process, turn gamers into celebrities in their own right.<p>Before there was a FarmVille or Words With Friends, gaming socially meant two people in a basement playing on a split …

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How to Walk Like a Ninja: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

With Halloween just around the corner, there’s no better time to learn how to walk silently through the night like a ninja. It’s an incredibly useful …

QSAlpha in talks to bring Quasar IV smartphone to China Mobile

A couple weeks ago we covered a new Indiegogo campaign from QSAlpha, a company aiming to produce a super-encrypted smartphone (along with a software-based platform for standard Android users as well). Despite the fact that the funding phase didn't go so well, the manufacturer recently announced …