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Don't Take Your Marching Orders From Your Belly | The Art of Manliness

During the Winter War, Finnish troops held off and often won astonishing victories against the Russian forces invading their country. Despite being …

The Office of Government Ethics is now trolling Trump on Twitter

Today, we learn that no place and no person is above trolling Donald Trump on the internet.<p>The Office of Government Ethics, an office under the …

Want to 'train your brain'? Forget apps, learn a musical instrument

Musical training can have a dramatic impact on your brain’s structure, enhancing your memory, spatial reasoning and language skills<p>The multimillion dollar brain training industry is under attack. In October 2014, a group of over 100 eminent neuroscientists and psychologists wrote an open letter …

The Brain

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The Importance of Having Skin in the Game | The Art of Manliness

Over the entrance to a small <i>paelstra –</i>– a wrestling school — in ancient Greece was emblazoned this short phrase: <b>Strip or Retire</b>.<p>During this period, …

Self-improvement

PAX Labs unveils the PAX Era, a new oil vaporizer

These days, it’s not uncommon to see folks using oil pens instead of lighting up a good old-fashioned joint. PAX Labs, the makers of the Pax vaporizer line and the JUUL e-cig, are today answering the call.<p>Meet the PAX Era.<p>Built in the likeness of the Juul, the PAX Era is a high-quality, …

Switchel: The Most Refreshing Drink No One Is Drinking (Yet)

<i>Switchel is like cheater's lemonade—but maybe even better. Learn how to make it at home.</i><p>I had never heard of switchel when my friend Hannah asked if I would be her bar-back at last September’s Queen Bee Cocktail Classic, a honey-driven cocktail competition put together by NYC Honey Week.<p>The whole …

2,300 years later, Plato’s theory of consciousness is being backed up by neuroscience

In 2008, neuroscientist Giulio Tononi at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for Sleep and Consciousness put forward his “integrated information theory,” which is currently accepted as one of the most compelling explanations about what consciousness is.<p>One of the central claims of the …

Consciousness

Could An Overactive Immune System Cause Schizophrenia?

New findings could help prevent the illness before it sets in<p>Though schizophrenia was first recognized more than a century ago, scientists are still not sure what causes it. In recent years, they’ve discovered more evidence that the immune system may be more involved in the presence of the disease …

How to Overcome Shyness | The Art of Manliness

For the last couple of weeks we’ve been exploring the subject of shyness. In our first post, we talked about the nature of shyness and its symptoms. …

Mind-Bending Optical Illusion Tattoo

Paul O'Rourke of Allstar Ink in Limerick, Ireland made this amazing tat. If you ever meet the man who owns this ink, resist the temptation to try to …

Resin Casting: Going from CAD to Engineering-Grade Plastic Parts

Synthetic polymers play a role in almost every single commercially manufactured item on the planet. Plastics are not just ubiquitous, but extremely versatile: some of them are incredibly stretchy, while some are hard as nails; some are crystal clear, and others come in all colors of the rainbow; …

The World’s Most-Spoken Languages In A Single Infographic

This fascinating infographic elegantly breaks down the world’s most popular languages and the countries in which they are spoken. Specifically, the …

Linguistics

Iconic “Tree of Life” in Kalaloch Is a Monument to Resilience

Located on an eroded, partially caved in cliff on Kalaloch beach, within Olympic National Park in Washington, the Tree of Life is stubbornly hanging …

Matakana Village Market Square

Matakana Wine, Food & Arts Tour<p>Matakana Village Market Square, Sat 1 Apr 2017<p>Matakana Indie Markets<p>Matakana Village Market Square, Sun 19 Oct 2014 – …

How to Use a Speed Square

In this tutorial, we’re going to take a quick look at the speed square, a tool that you may already have, but may not fully understand. While made for framing carpentry, a speed square can be indispensable in a lot of measuring and marking situations. Let’s have a look.<p>What is a Speed Square?<p>A …

The History of Depression | The Art of Manliness

A history of depression? Doesn’t depression just exist, like cancer? You can’t really write a history of cancer; perhaps how it’s been treated or …

What Each Myers-Briggs Type Does When They’re Angry (And What They Should Do Instead)

By Heidi Priebe,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1PNHxiF<p>We all handle anger a little differently. From withdrawing to lashing out to pointing fingers …

Can an App Really Help Manage Your Mental Health?

Or will the proliferation of apps designed to help mental wellbeing provide an excuse for keeping mental health services underfunded?<p>Suffering from anxiety, depression, insomnia, or even schizophrenia? It'll probably come as no surprise that there's now an app for that. With modern life completely …

Mental Health

A new audio app claims to treat tinnitus

Tinnitus affects the ears but it originates in the brain. The condition, which causes ringing in the ears, is mainly triggered by age-related hearing loss and prolonged exposure to excessively loud noise. But neuroscientific studies reveal that tinnitus is a symptom of abnormal hyperactivity in the …