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Weekly Planning: How to Plan Your Week | The Art of Manliness

Growing up, each day is pretty well-scheduled out for you. School from morning til afternoon. After school sports or a job. Homework. Time for bed. …

Productivity

How to Follow Up After Meeting Someone in Person | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This a guest post by John Corcoran.</i><p>Last year, AoM published a thorough guide on How to Network Effectively, written by Antonio. As he …

Self-improvement

The 10 Best Hotels In The World

To compile these awards, the magazine asked its readers to vote on the best hotels they've traveled to, factoring in everything from rooms and food to service and location.<p>This year, Botswana's Mombo Camp and Little Mombo Camp took the top spot, ousting last year's winner, Tanzania's Singita …

South Africa

10 Cheap Date Ideas | The Art of Manliness

Bonus #11: Impromptu living room dance party.<p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Joe Weber of Dappered.com.</i><p>“’Cause I don’t care too… much for …

The top secret rules that allow NSA to use US data without a warrant

Top secret documents submitted to the court that oversees surveillance by US intelligence agencies show the judges have signed off on broad orders …

JamStar Is A Cool Free App That Teaches You To Play The Guitar

I’ve seen plenty of guitar apps in my lifetime – enough for two lifetimes, in fact – but JamStar, an app by an Israeli programming house, has almost won my heart.<p>The premise is simple – you tune your guitar and then play notes or chords. The app (which runs on a phone or your browser) senses your …

How to Argue Rationally and Logically | The Art of Manliness

I hope you’ve enjoyed our series on classical rhetoric. Today, for our final entry in the series, we will be discussing logical fallacies. This is a …

19 Grilling Gadgets That Should Not Exist

If you've ever seriously considered using a meatball grilling basket, go ahead and smack yourself upside the head right now.

Five Supplements Even CrossFitters Should Love

<b>Am I bad person for stereotyping CrossFitters as being anti-supplementation?</b> I think I’m allowed to joke about this, having been program director at …

What Do Dress Codes Say About Girls' Bodies? - Ms. Magazine Blog

“You’re not going out dressed like <i>that</i>!”<p>“What mother would let her child wear such a short skirt?”<p>Think about it: How often do we police girls’ …

Feminism

Jony Ive’s new look for iOS 7: black, white, and flat all over

With the grand unveiling of Apple’s next operating system for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch approaching, sources have provided detailed descriptions of what users and developers alike could expect from the software’s fresh look.<p>As we reported in April, Apple Senior Vice President of Industrial …

Being a Good Neighbor | The Art of Manliness

<b>Between college and graduate school I took a gap year</b> where I worked in a restaurant, snow skied every chance I got, and tried to figure out the rest …

Malcolm Gladwell

Microsoft recruits Siri to bad-mouth the iPad in new Windows 8 tablet ad

Whatever era you call it, post-PC or simply PC plus, the Mac vs. PC war has ignited once again today. In a fresh Windows 8 ad, Microsoft is directly attacking Apple's iPad on price, an approach it took during the early Vista days with low-priced laptops. It's also doing it in a way that parodies …

Google’s Conversational Search Now Live In Chrome

Google has quietly rolled out its new conversational search feature in the latest version of its Chrome browser for Windows, Mac and Linux.<p>Users that hit up the Google homepage will now see a small microphone symbol in the right-hand side of the search field, as well as at the top of any page …

Pavel Datsyuk’s Top 10 goals will melt your brain with their awesomeness

There are certain inalienable truths in hockey. Ice is cold. Skates are sharp. And Pavel Datsyuk is a [expletive] magician.<p>Via TSN’s SportsCentre, …

50 Things Only '80s Kids Can Understand

Signs that you were raised in the greatest decade to be a kid: the '80s! Step aside, '90s kids. Just step aside.

Tim Ferriss Shares How to Master Any Skill by Deconstructing It

Tim Ferriss, the guy behind The 4 Hour Work Week, The 4 Hour Body and The 4 Hour Chef, took the stage at TNW Conference in Amsterdam to discuss how you can master almost any skill through the process of deconstructing it.<p>In case you haven’t heard of Ferriss, he has essentially turned himself into a …

An Open Letter to the Leadership of Abercrombie & Fitch

To Mike Jeffries:<p>I know who you are. You are the CEO of one of the most recognizable and desirable clothing retailers in the nation. Your products …

Abercrombie & Fitch

Conversational Narcissism: How to Avoid It | The Art of Manliness

Last month I met up with an old friend I hadn’t seen in forever to have lunch. Having both read and written about how to be an effective and …

Curing Modern Male Apathy | The Art of Manliness

A few weeks ago, I caught the premiere of the Discovery’s Channel’s “Human Planet,” a television show about the ways people have adapted to survive …

Osama Bin Laden

The Latinos of Silicon Valley

<b>@giorodriguez: What’s different about us? Why does it matter?</b><p>It’s an early Saturday morning — still dark, in fact — and I’ve got a picture of an iconic satellite dish in my mind’s eye. Couple of reasons for this, but the one most obvious is that I will be speaking on a panel this morning at the …

20 Ingredients To Memorize and Avoid In Any Food You Consume

Marco Torres, <i>Prevent Disease</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Artificial flavors, colors, preservatives, emulsifiers, sweeteners have saturated the food supply for more …

Entrepreneurship

Small Business Ideas and Resources for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship

7 Terrible Management Fads That Just Won't Die

Contrary to what you might think, management fads aren't fads because they're something new. Quite the contrary, what makes them fads is that companies glom onto these decades-old ideas as panaceas... one after the other after the other.<p>Here's how to ensure that you can still get work done and …

Management

Where Americans Tweet Messages of Hate

Brazil

Laos Is Still Under Attack from Its Secret War

Every day, a team of 20 women wake up knowing the jobs they have to go to could get them blown to smithereens: unexploded American cluster bombs dropped during the secret war in Laos could detonate at any moment as they clear dangerous landmines from...<p><i>All photos courtesy of the Mines Advisory</i> …

War

Internet Unearths Late-’80s Footage of Martin and Charlie Sheen Beating Michael Jordan in Basketball, Again Justifies Its Existence

The Internet is beautiful, in the sense that certain fads, memes, and obscure pieces of media have multiple life cycles, with each rise to relevancy …

Charlie Sheen