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How to Lace Your Dress Shoes | The Art of Manliness

You’ve probably never thought much about how to lace your dress shoes and I don’t blame you. I don’t think much about it either. In the list of …

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7 Health Benefits of a Cold Shower | The Art of Manliness

As a kid, I was a big James Bond fan. Saw all the movies and read all the books. One thing I noticed about the book version of James Bond was that …

60+ Family Tradition Ideas | The Art of Manliness

Last week we published an article that discussed why and how to establish family traditions. Traditions offer numerous benefits: they strengthen your …

The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

Will She Have Sex With You?

<b>She’s the life of the party</b><p>Of course you’re attracted, who wouldn’t be? But analyze her group of gal pals before moving in, advises Brandy Engler, Ph.D., a Los Angeles sex therapist. If her clique seems closed off—only making eye contact with each other, dancing in a tight cluster—they’re not …

6 Trees Every Survivalist Should Know | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com</i>.<p>“Living in the open in this way, and making friends of the …

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 …

How to Survive an Avalanche | The Art of Manliness

Last year, 25 people were killed by avalanches in the United States. The number may not sound like much, but that’s 23 more than were killed by …

The Best of Art of Manliness 2013 | The Art of Manliness

Merry Christmas! The crew at the Art of Manliness will be taking the coming week off to spend time with family and reboot before the new year. So we …

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 …

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> …

How to Prevent Running Injuries - 4 Bulletproof Tips | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Jason Fitzgerald</i>.<p>The percentage of runners that get hurt every year is staggering. Some studies even put that …

Study Tips for College Success | The Art of Manliness

When 160,000 undergraduates in the University of California system were asked to name the obstacles that impeded their academic success, the students …

20 Manly Aphorisms | The Art of Manliness

When I was a young man, I would scoff at well-intentioned adults who would sometimes offer up little aphorisms when I got in trouble or had a …

What The World's Top Leaders Look For When They Hire

The job search process is no walk in the park. Applying and interviewing for a job can be stressful and strenuous for the candidate—and the process isn’t always much easier for those trying to fill the open position.<p>Hiring managers take huge risks every day. They strive to recruit top tier talent, …

The Top 100 Websites For Your Career

Last year we inaugurated our first-ever list of the best websites for your career. We took nominations from readers and combed through some 700 sites in order to compile our list of the top 75. This August we put out another call for nominations and got a flood of 2,000 comments, emails and tweets …

The 7 Best Men's Fashion Trends You'll See This Fall

Here, we've rounded up seven pervasive trends: statement scarves, camo print, burgundy, black leather, plaid, cuffed pants, and backpacks.<p><b>• • •</b><p><b>Fall Fashion Preview: A Look At The Season's Must-Have Styles</b><p><b>5 Must-Have Waterproof Devices</b><p><b>The Virility Diet: What To Eat For Better Sex</b><p><b>5 Foods That Make</b> …

How to Decorate a Man Room | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Jayson Franklin and Morgan Gagne of Manly Vintage.</i><p>There’s a good chance the first interior decorator was a …

http://ow.ly/o8chg According to TRNK New York there are 7 (often overlooked) living room essentials: an accent chair, bright throw pillows, a statement rug, framed artwork, good coffee table lit, cool bookends, and a few unique, nonfunctional objects (a.k.a conversation starters). How many do you have? #DetailsNetwork

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Men's Fashion

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 …

Style Tips for Short Men: How to Dress Taller | The Art of Manliness

Short men have always had a tougher row to hoe than their taller fellows. It can be frustrating to be picked last for the pick-up basketball game, to …

How to Stop Saying Um | The Art of Manliness

In the pursuit of becoming a better man, becoming well-spoken is a task that should not be overlooked. How you speak is a huge component of the …

How to Read a Book | The Art of Manliness

1. Open book.<p>2. Read words.<p>3. Close book.<p>4. Move on to next book.<p>Reading a book seems like a pretty straightforward task, doesn’t it? And in some …