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He Ran These Streets

It was the fall of 1992. Kevin Castille was finishing his first season at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where he’d been recruited, after sitting out his freshman year. The system at ULL was new, the coach was, too, and he wasn’t running well: 8K took him 27 minutes. He DNF’d more races …

Mentoring

How People Learn to Become Resilient

Norman Garmezy, a developmental psychologist and clinician at the University of Minnesota, met thousands of children in his four decades of research. But one boy in particular stuck with him. He was nine years old, with an alcoholic mother and an absent father. Each day, he would arrive at school …

Psychology

Stop Humiliating Teachers

A necessary commonplace: Almost everyone we know has been turned around, or at least seriously shaken, by a teacher—in college, maybe, but often in high school, often by a man or a woman who drove home a point or two about physics, literature, or ethics, and looked at us sternly and said, in …

Education

53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

What happens next? There's only one way to find out.<p><i>Some entries have been lightly edited for clarity and length.</i>

The Strange Link Between Junk Food and Depression

Of our many modern diseases, one of the biggest burdens on society is an unexpected one: depression, according to the World Health Organization. And …

Diabetes

What are the most disturbing novels?

Bret Easton Ellis has haunted some of our readers for days, and on the books desk we’re still getting over certain depictions of dangerous obsessions and hellish orgies. Which fiction has most unnerved you?<p>While we often discuss lovely, life-affirming quotes and sweetly memorable scenes in books, …

Literature

The Game Before The Game : Film Presented by Beats by Dre

Which Formation Will Replace 4-2-3-1 as World Football's Next "Best"?

Football is a remarkably cyclical sport and just a short study of history can reveal how everything connected to the game can fall in and out of favour and in and out of fashion.<p>Positions, player types, management techniques—even clubs!—move in and out of the spotlight and formations are chief …

Soccer

5 essential exercises for bigger arms

Dead-Hang Chinup<p>Grasp a pullup bar with an underhand, shoulder-width grip, kick your legs behind you, cross your feet, squeeze your glutes, and pull …

Are You Lifting the Right Amount of Weight?

Follow this system to figure out how much iron to hoist for the optimum results<p>The amount of weight you should be lifting depends on the result you want—size, strength, or endurance. However, a good general benchmark is 90 percent of your 1-rep max. At that percentage, the participants in a …

Soccer

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 …

Testing Out of College: How to "Moneyball" Your College Degree | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Jay Cross</i><i>.</i><p>I don’t know about you, but I’m fed up with the ancient “college savings tips” so-called experts …

6 Powerful Questions That Will Change Your Life Forever

<b>“Information is not knowledge.” ~Einstein</b><p>A few years ago I was lost. Frustrated. Scared. Unsure. Anxious. Trapped. Unfulfilled. Stuck in a dead-end …

Positive Thinking