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Fiction Books for Men to Read | The Art of Manliness

Just over a year ago, we wrote a post on why men should read more fiction. I asked readers to suggest their favorite pieces of manly fiction in the …

How to Be an Honorable Man | The Art of Manliness

Over the last few months, we’ve defined traditional honor, and then taken a look at the different ways that definition has been interpreted and lived …

The Best of Art of Manliness 2012 | The Art of Manliness

Merry Christmas! The crew here at Art of Manliness will be taking a break until January 7 so that we can enjoy the holidays with family and friends, …

How to Survive and Thrive in Adversity | The Art of Manliness

So after being on hiatus for nearly a year, I’ve decided to bring back the Art of Manliness podcast. Thanks to all those who emailed and messaged me …

12 Vintage Instructional Films For Personal Improvement | The Art of Manliness

Maybe you’ve seen the classic Civil Defense film “Duck and Cover” as part of a documentary about the postwar period, a clip of an unintentionally …

How to Handle a Miscarriage | The Art of Manliness

<b>Expect a rollercoaster</b> ride.<p>That’s all I can say. Climb into the car near the front of the rows, buckle your seatbelt, then grip the chrome handle in …

How to End a Conversation Like a Man | The Art of Manliness

We’ve done several articles on the Art of Manliness covering the wonderful art of conversation, from its dos and donts, to how to make small talk, to …

How to Make a Bug Out Bag | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart of Willow Haven Outdoor.</i><p>The term ‘Bugging Out’ refers to the decision to abandon your home due …

10 Wilderness Survival Skills From Hatchet | The Art of Manliness

The other day I was sorting through some old books and stumbled upon a childhood favorite, <i>Hatchet,</i> by Gary Paulsen. The last time I read it was …

Unarmed Self-Defense from the Mad Men Era | The Art of Manliness

As I was browsing through some old magazines the other day, I came across a fantastic issue of <i>Popular Science</i> from 1962 that contained a feature on …

How Not To Become Your Absentee Father | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Andy Harrelson.</i><p>In 1969, then governor of California, Ronald Reagan, signed into law the country’s first …

Manvotional: Fighting | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This week’s post on thumos brought to mind this Manvotional.</i> Tom Brown’s School Days <i>was a popular nineteenth-century novel that</i> …

7 Tips for Successfully Completing Boot Camp, or Any Intense Training Experience | The Art of Manliness

Picture yourself.<p>You’re 18-years-old. It’s Monday morning, December 8, 1941, the day after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, and you’re furious.<p>You and …

Manvotional: Leadership and Responsibility | The Art of Manliness

This is a different kind of Manvotional…a short audio interview rather than a piece of text. But I heard it today on NPR’s “To the Best of Our …

How to Survive Bear Attack | The Art of Manliness

× Survive Bear Attack How to identify a grizzly (brown) bear: short round ears, should hump, 6.5 ft long, 400-800 lbs, found in Europe, Asia, Canada, …

The Boy Scouts of America: A Comparison of Handbooks and Merit Badges | The Art of Manliness

“‘Scout’ used to mean the one on watch for the rest. We have widened the word a little. We have made it fit the town as well as the wilderness and …

Solvitur Ambulando: It Is Solved By Walking | The Art of Manliness

“It is the best of humanity, I think, that goes out to walk. In happy hours all affairs may be wisely postponed for this. Dr. Johnson said, ‘Few men …

80 Frugal Tips to Save Money | The Art of Manliness

The manliness of frugality cannot be overstated. Frugality cultivates the manly qualities of independence, self-reliance, self-sufficiency, …

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 …

How to Survive a Tornado | The Art of Manliness

The flowers are growing, the birds are singing, and the storm clouds are gathering. Yes, it’s tornado season once again.<p>We had several thunderstorms …

Another Coal Export Terminal Is Terminated As Chinese Developments Could End Business Case For Remaining Three

The fight over American coal exports continues to be dramatic. Yesterday, energy company Kinder Morgan announced that it is dropping plans to build …

Examples Of Government Supported Solar Success Stories

Gone are the days when consumers had to wonder if they could put solar panels on their home, whether they were getting the best deal on their rooftop …

Maker Faire as Learning Lab

We’re delighted to announce a new addition to this year’s Maker Faire educational offerings: a Class Pack filled with behind-the-scenes information and activity sheets designed just for you: teachers and parents who look forward to Maker Faire as your favorite learning-packed weekend of the year! …

Big Wind-To-Hydrogen Project Afoot In Minnesota

A press release does not a power station make, but several companies in Minnesota have come together to pursue a wind-to-hydrogen project that would …

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From the Archives.

14-Year-Old Discovers iPad Smart Cover Magnets Can Shut Off Implanted Defibrillators

A fourteen-year-old has discovered that the tiny magnets inside the iPad can inadvertently shut off implanted defibrillators if the device is left on the chest, such as might happen if the user falls asleep with the iPad lying on them.<p>Apple builds magnets into every iPad it sells for use with its …