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25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

This Citrusy Summer Cocktail Will Warm Up Your Winter

175<p>SHARES<p>Ocean City, Maryland, is known for an abundance of all-you-can-eat crab houses, a 2.5-mile-long boardwalk, and even the occasional shark …

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list<br>• The 100 best novels written in …

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Mark Lawson welcomes the return of George Smiley, drunken spooks and the recreation of a real-life murder trial<p>In literature, as in boxing, great champions have compromised their reputations by going on too long. But entering the ring for the 24th time, at the age of 86, John le Carré remained an …

Books

6 Sci-Fi Books You Need to Read ASAP

Not too long ago, if someone asked me if I liked sci-fi novels my immediate answer would be no. For some reason, I never wanted to pick up a book set …

Science Fiction

5 Classic Novels Everyone Should Read

One simple truth about life is that everyone has a reading lane. Whether it’s romance novels, or books about troubled former Navy SEALs racing …

Literature

Five Timbercraft Skills Every Outdoorsman Should Master

The ability to fell and limb trees, block logs into sections, and split those blocks into firewood is a basic necessity for sportsmen. Know how to …

Woodworking

How to Start a One-Match Survival  Fire

If things are so bad that you’re down to one match, then it’s time to quit taking chances. The secret to last-chance fire building is attention to …

The 18-Minute Workout That Hits Every Last Muscle In Your Body

It’s called the Total-Body Muscle Tremor, and it lives up to its name<p>Metabolic resistance training is one of the best ways to get lean—especially if you follow a 50-10 circuit.<p>The Total-Body Muscle Tremor, shown in the video above, does just that. You have 6 movements that work your whole body. …

Workouts

Reclaiming the Hurricane

This might surprise you, but you’ve likely never had a real Hurricane cocktail<p>This might surprise you, but you’ve likely never had a real Hurricane cocktail—even if you’ve had one at the famous home of the Hurricane, <b>Pat O’Brien’s</b> in New Orleans’ French Quarter.<p>Proprietor Pat O’Brien invented the …

18 Scifi and Fantasy Novels You Should Add to Your Bookshelves This June

It’s June, and that means a whole new cohort of books coming out to load up on this month. We’ve got new books from established pros Stephen Baxter, …

Books

Peaches and Cream Hand Pies

The portable sweet treat<p>At twenty-five, Victoria Dearmond is the head pastry chef at one of the best restaurants in Houston. How did she rise to the top so quickly? Her hand pies might have something to do with it. They’ve become a menu mainstay, stuffed with everything from blackberries to sticky …

The Ultimate Kentucky Burgoo

How do you burgoo?<p><i>How do you burgoo?</i> Kentucky cooks answer that question with everything from venison and rabbit to butter beans and chopped cabbage. Some cooks even add a splash of whiskey. There’s room for all that and more in the meat-and-vegetable melting pot.<p>If you’re looking for a definitive …

Recipes

Land Navigation: Finding Bearings & Topo Maps | The Art of Manliness

When I went to the ITS Tactical Muster a few years ago, one of my favorite skills that I learned was land navigation (land nav, for short). With …

Best Books About Manhood and Masculinity | The Art of Manliness

In every time period, and all across the world, men have been very interested in the question of what it means to be a man. Some of their answers …

Gender

Biscuits: A Love Story

He always saved a biscuit for her, and she joked that she’d marry him if he kept it up<p>Whitney Otawka has been cooking in Georgia for a decade.<p>Still, the chef at the <b>Greyfield Inn</b> on Cumberland Island has yet to make a biscuit. Growing up in California, she didn’t eat biscuits, turnip greens, or …

Chicken Tikka Masala

6 Servings<p>Active Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 5 min<p>For this chicken tikka masala recipe, the yogurt helps tenderize the chicken; the garlic, ginger, and spices in the marinade infuse it with lots of flavor. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>April 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 …

Recipes

11 must-see movies completely rejected by the Oscars

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The Best Western Movies as Suggested by Readers | The Art of Manliness

A couple years ago, we compiled a list of the 17 best Western films ever made. As with all such lists, readers were quick to chime in with those …

43 Books About War Every Man Should Read | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Ryan Holiday</i>.<p>War is unquestionably mankind at his worst. Yet, paradoxically, it is in war that men — …

50 Best Books for Boys and Young Men | The Art of Manliness

As a boy, one of my favorite times in school was when we’d get a new Scholastic News book “catalog.” I would pour over the pages picking out which …

How a Car Engine Works | The Art of Manliness

I’ve never been a car guy. I just didn’t have any interest in tooling around under the hood to figure out how my car works. Except for replacing my …

100 books everyone should read Amazon Goodreads

To celebrate, start working your way through this list of 100 Books To Read in a Lifetime, as voted on and ranked by users of Goodreads, the largest book recommendation site on the web.<p>Amazon, which owns Goodreads, had its editors agonize over their own list, but the two turned out very …

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

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35 Books Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime

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100 Must Read Books: The Man's Essential Library | The Art of Manliness

<i>Written by: Jason Lankow, Ross Crooks, Joshua Ritchie, and Brett McKay</i><p>There are the books you read, and then there are the books that change your …

35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime

Whether they're written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone.<p>In a Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life?<p>So in honor of World Book …

6 Trees Every Survivalist Should Know | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com</i>.<p>“Living in the open in this way, and making friends of the …

How to Make Gumbo | The Art of Manliness

Last week I was scheduled for a breakfast meeting at LA’s 101 Coffee Shop. Though I’ve spent quite a bit of time in the City of Angels, I always feel …