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Do You Commit Any of These 8 Common Lightroom Mistakes?

There is no doubt that Adobe’s Lightroom and its now-defunct counterpart Aperture have revolutionized photographic post-production. Before the almost …

Soundtrack for Your Thumos - Music to Inflame Your Passion | The Art of Manliness

The ancient Greeks believed that a man’s soul or psyche was made up of three parts: Reason, Appetites, and Thumos. While an understanding of the …

100 Books Every Man Should Read | The Art of Manliness

One of the earliest articles we published on the Art of Manliness was “100 Must-Read Books for Men.” The piece was a result of a collaboration …

Literature

Guys, This Could Be Why Women Seem To Think You're Boring

Guys, you've been in this situation before: You meet a girl out at a bar, and she has an adorable accent.<p><b>You:</b> “Where are you from?”<p><b>Her:</b> “Norway.”<p><b>You:</b> …

Relationships

Common Mistakes Nearly All Men Make With Their Bags

From purchasing pleather to leaving the basics uncovered, we break down the bag blunders men continue to make on a daily basis, and show you how to …

How to Tie a Tie: The Complete Guide | The Art of Manliness

It’s a sad fact, but there are grown men who don’t know <b>how to tie a tie</b>. If they have a big interview that afternoon, they’ll go shopping for a …

A Top Portrait Pro Demonstrates How to Pose Models for Better Boudoir Photos at Home (VIDEO)

Anita Sadowska is a professional fashion photographer based in Dublin, and in this quick tutorial she teams up with an experienced model to …

Apple Shares Three New iPhone Photography Tutorials

Apple this afternoon updated its YouTube channel with three new tutorials designed to walk people through using various photography features on the iPhone.<p>The videos cover shooting an overhead photo on iPhone using the level feature, shooting in black and white, and adjusting slo-mo timing on …

There's 28 hidden iPhone tricks and tips you need to know about

Are you an experienced iPhone user?<p>With so much technology surrounding Apple iPhone models it is not surprising there are still tips and tricks even …

Batteries

How A Fashion Photographer Smartphone Edits For Instagram | Anita Sadowska

Is it always best to choose quality over quantity? Not always; especially as the importance of developing and maintaining a social media presence …

Top 10 Hidden Force Touch Features on Apple Watch

Force Touch is one of those Apple Watch features that's so discreet and unassuming it's easy for users to forget it even exists. That's a shame, because just like 3D Touch on iPhone, Apple has implemented the haptic feedback technology across the entire watchOS interface, putting additional hidden …

Everything You Need to Make Your Beard Look Its Best

From stubble to scruff to full flow.<p>Growing a beard is one of the few things you can do with your grooming routine to really upend it. But equally as important as growing it is maintaining it. Whether you're just starting off, or you're a full-fledged beard guy already, here's how to keep it …

The Iceberg Illusion: What People Don’t See

Success is an iceberg. There is what people see on the surface: confidence, wealth, beauty, relationships, seniority. Then there is what people don’t …

Schadenfreude

In Your 40s? Here's How to Be Rich in Your 60s

Get started now, while the power of compounding can still work in your favor.<p>Your 40s can be an incredible time to invest. Generally speaking, you're …

Retirement

How to sext like a pro, with these tips from a former sex worker

It’s 2017, and romance – while not altogether dead – certainly seems to be the exception rather than the rule in today’s courting routine.<p>So the …

Aaron Hernandez: Inside Dark, Tragic Life of Former Patriots Star

<i>This story, “The Gangster in the Huddle” originally appeared in September 12, 2013 issue of Rolling Stone.</i><p>The first text pinged him around nine that …

15 Best Single Malt Scotches Under $100

I’ve never met a scotch fan I didn’t like. As drinkers of the dram, they appreciate the age-old tradition of distilling a fine single malt and …

Mix N’ Match: 12 Best Blended Scotch Whiskies

The Famous Grouse<p>Functioning as a newer addition to the Famous Grouse family, Mellow Gold is a blend that was conceived and executed by Master …

How to Drink Like a Boss: Scotch

At some point during our paths to adulthood, each of us will wake up one day with the distinct realization that Scotch is the epitome of …

Whiskey

Getting off Auto - Manual, Aperture and Shutter Priority modes explained

You may have heard that once you get a DSLR you need to learn to shoot in manual and only ever use that mode. That if you are using the Aperture or …