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10 best things to climb

Over ice and iron girders, shinnying up temples and scaling rainforest trees – tackle the world’s most worthwhile ways to reach the top. In this excerpt from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Experiences</i> we've gathered together ten things to go up, from the somewhat gentle to the downright difficult. …

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

You May Be Strong . . . But Are You Tough? | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post written by Khaled Allen</i>.<p>As a little boy, I was scrawny, weak, and prone to illness (much like a certain former …

Drag

These days food is probably more fashionable than fashion, art or even riding customised vintage motorbikes. In 2013 no self-respecting man can admit …

9 Outdoor Hotel Tubs You Need To Soak In

A room with a view is great... but what about a <i>hot tub</i> with a view?<p>If you've yet to experience the bliss of soaking in a hot tub under the stars with a stunning view of nature, you haven't lived.<p>Whether it's a dip in your skivvies or a private soak <i>au natural</i>, these tubs are a recipe for utter …

103 Lessons I've Learned About Street Photography: 1. A good photo asks more...

<b>103 Lessons I've Learned About Street Photography:</b><p>1. A good photo asks more questions than provides answers<br>2. 35mm as a focal length is generally …

Make better iced coffee

Is your iced coffee too weak or bitter? A few small changes make a big difference.<p>I have a confession. I was doing iced coffee wrong. During the hot …

Podcast Suggestions for Men: 24 Shows to Make You a Better Man | The Art of Manliness

The humble podcast has seen its fair share of ups and downs since its inception (at least as we know it now) about 15 years ago. These days, …

5 Landscape Photography Tips for Photographing Mountains

After graduating from photography school, I spent a good deal of my twenties photographing the cityscapes of New York. In my thirties, after I …

Where Should I Buy Parts When I Build a PC?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I built a new computer recently and it was a nightmare. It took months of going back and forth with Newegg to get parts that worked, …

Computer Hardware

The Most Common Ways You Waste Money (and How to Save It)

All too often we focus on cutting out the little things (like a daily cappuccino), when we should really focus on our major expenses for the biggest …

5 Important Tone Mapping Tips That Will Improve Your HDR

Tone mapping is at the heart of what most people consider to be HDR photography. Although we have a wonderful array of tone mapping software at our …

Upping the Weird Factor: The World's 10 Wackiest Hostels — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>Traveling on a budget doesn’t mean your accommodation options need be stock-standard. If …

How to Get Stunning Colors in Your Sunset Photography

Nothing makes a sky pop in a photograph the way that a sunset can. Beautiful purples and yellows in a sky are often the result of the setting sun, …

The Bullet Journal Productivity Method Empowers Your Paper Notebook

If pen and paper are your favorite tools, or at least are the ones you’re most comfortable using to stay organized, the Bullet Journal is a …

This Graphic Explains the Connection Between Color and Emotion

The colors that surround us have an impact on the way we feel, and anyone who's ever studied or worked in art, design, or marketing knows this. This …

Valuable Tips for Autumn Photography

Autumn is a season that provides a golden opportunity to take beautiful shots in varied colors. And what else could be the perfect subjects for your …

A Better Neck Shave in 10 Tips | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Mark “Mantic59” Herro.</i><p>The neck can be a particularly troublesome area to shave. Some just can’t seem to get …

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 …

Never-Before-Seen WWI Photos Taken by a German Officer

Back in 2011, developer Dean Putney‘s mother dropped a photographic goldmine in his lap as he was getting ready to leave home after Thanksgiving. Out …

What Strengthens and Weakens Our Integrity - Part I: Why Small Choices Count | The Art of Manliness

<i>Integrity</i>. It’s a quality every man worth his salt aspires to. It encompasses many of the best and most admirable traits in a man: honesty, …

Want to Own Your Own NASA Hasselblad Moon Camera?

Want to own a piece of photographic and space exploration history? An original Hasselblad 500EL Electric Camera kit has appeared on eBay. This is the …

Passion Vs. Willingness: Leadership Principles from Band of Brothers | The Art of Manliness

<b>“Do what you love, and love what you do.”</b><p>How many times have you heard that — or a variation of it?<p>The principle abounds in leadership teaching. To …

600,000-Pixel-Wide Tokyo Panorama is the 2nd Largest Photo Ever Made

Do you remember the 320-gigapixel photo taken from atop the BT Tower in London? That 360° panorama, shot by Founder of 360-cities Jeffrey Martin, …

Top 10 stops for Central America first-timers

The green cufflinks between North and South America, these seven compact countries would be easy to skip on a map. Yet they represent a complex web of cultures, ancient ruins, tropical wildlife and adventure.<p>For starters, try climbing lava-gurgling volcanoes with perfect cones that poke above the …

Latin Words and Phrases Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

What do great men like Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Theodore Roosevelt all have in common?<p>They all were proficient in Latin.<p>From the …

Perfect Push Ups Workout Guide: 35+ Exercises | The Art of Manliness

The humble push-up. Used by militaries all over the world to get their soldiers in fighting condition and middle school P.E. teachers to punish punk …

How to Accept a Compliment With Class | The Art of Manliness

You hand someone a gift and they eagerly tear off the wrapping paper and lift the lid on the box. But as they pick up and examine the present tucked …

Original AoM Comic #2: Theodore Roosevelt -- I'll Make My Body! | The Art of Manliness

This is our second original comic depicting a true life episode in manliness from a famous man in history.<p>Be sure to check out Original AoM Comic #1: …