Ken Fuller

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4 Myths About the Trades | The Art of Manliness

“Consider the reality of today’s job market. We have a massive skills gap. Even with record unemployment, millions of skilled jobs are unfilled …

A thrillseeker’s guide to Vietnam

Dense jungles, brooding mountains, endless waterways, towering cliffs, hairpin bends: the potential for adrenalin-fuelled adventure is limitless in Vietnam. Whether you prefer to scale the heights of jagged peaks or plumb the depths of coral reefs, Vietnam will deliver something special. Heck, just …

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I Heart My City: Emma’s Philadelphia

<b>Emma Fried-Cassorla</b> can probably get away with saying she’s from the City of Brotherly Love after spending most of her life there. In addition to working a day job in communications at the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation, this hometown enthusiast shares her insider intel on Philly Love Notes, …

Hidden gems in Paris: readers' travel tips

Put away the tourist guide and discover Paris's bars, restaurants and attractions that pull in the locals<p>• To add a tip for next week and be in with a chance of winning a £200 Hotels.com voucher, go to GuardianWitness<p>WINNING TIP: L'Entrepôt<p>This venue comprises three small, comfortable cinemas …

Just For Tonight, Let’s Pretend We’re In Love

Just for tonight, let’s pretend that we don’t both know what is coming on the heels of the dawn.<p>Let’s ignore the ineffable truth that I love the …

Falling for Zion: Hiking Russell Gulch to the Subway

<i>See all our guide to the world’s best hikes and trails.</i><p>Utah’s Zion National Park is a place of immensity; huge sandstone walls tower far above the valley floor, the sheer magnitude is unreal. Alas, tourists and tour buses are the most common sight to be seen here, yet there are places void of this …

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Jazz for Beginners: How to Listen to Jazz | The Art of Manliness

Jazz.<p>It’s the music that many men say they like, but don’t actually know anything about.<p>Which is a shame for a whole host of reasons.<p>For starters, …

Make a Camera Slider to Capture Videos with Smooth Moves for $30

Camera sliders: they're a quick way to make beautiful, smooth movement in your videos. The problem? Like most camera equipment, you'll drop quite a …

Flying High in the Salsa Capital of the World

“Would you like to dance?”<p>I looked up and saw the handsome stranger I’d been watching on the dance floor for half an hour at Tin Tin Deo, one of the hottest clubs in <b>Santiago de Cali</b>, the “salsa capital of the world.”<p>Ever since walking in the door, I had been feeling uncharacteristically shy–sitting …

Guide for Men's Winter Headwear | The Art of Manliness

I remember being told as a kid that it was important to wear a hat in cold weather because 80-90% of your body heat escapes through your head.<p>As it …

Best Places to Stay: Northern Lights

If you’ve never seen the northern lights, there’s still time to catch the spectacular display this year. The aurora borealis–named, aptly, after the Roman goddess of dawn and the Greek word for the north wind–can appear on a clear night from September through April, and is often at its most intense …

Learn How to Shave Like Your Grandpa | The Art of Manliness

Proper shaving has become a lost art. Today’s average male has no clue about the fine art of the traditional wet shave that their grandfathers and …

Study Tips for College Success | The Art of Manliness

When 160,000 undergraduates in the University of California system were asked to name the obstacles that impeded their academic success, the students …

Pico Iyer’s Santa Barbara

“Don’t even think about the beach!” That’s the counterintuitive advice I foist on every visitor to the idyllic, Mediterranean-style resort town where I’ve been officially based for 50 years.<p>The water’s cold, the sand is speckled with tar, and the harbor—or pelican-haunted Stearns Wharf—is much more …

Dreaming of the Devil: The Joy of Going Back

It’s not true that travelers have a “list” of places to see and, once they’ve checked off every box, hang up their knapsacks. When you’re traveling, you’re constantly adding to your list. Every casual conversation with fellow wayfarers introduces a world of possibility when your life is strapped to …

How Can I Make Sure My Laptop Is Secure While I Travel with It?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I'm going to be traveling soon and I need to take my laptop with me. How can I make sure it's as safe as possible? I won't always …

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Time Management Tips | How to Live on 24 Hours Per Day | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: As you look back on the year that has just past, do you feel as though you spent another 12 months merely existing instead of truly</i> …

Re-Dreaming the Great American Road Trip

When I was 17, I read <i>On the Road</i> and idolized Jack Kerouac’s narrator Sal Paradise and his pal Dean Moriarty, the Kings of the Open Road. Beyond the flat cornfield horizon of my hometown in the corner of northeast Iowa, there was more flat cornfield horizon in all directions, but beyond that was …

How to Wear a Tuxedo: A Man's Guide to Black Tie | The Art of Manliness

Nothing makes a man feel as sharp and debonair (and makes the ladies swoon) as when donning a tuxedo.<p>Unfortunately, “black tie” is an often …

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Trolltunga, Norway Is The Scariest Instagram Spot On Earth

We've seen a lot of scary spots in Norway, but this is the hands-down scariest. It's called Trolltunga, and it's the edge of a cliff. Waaay back in the ice age, glacial water froze a hunk of this mountain and caused it to break off, leaving what locals call "the troll's tongue."<p>Crazy hikers make …

The Language of Manliness: Manly, Manful, Man Up | The Art of Manliness

Unless you regularly read this blog, you may never have heard someone use the word <i>manliness</i> in writing or conversation. Ditto for <i>manly</i>, unless it was …

Retractable Bed Saves Space in a 580-Square-Foot Home

Designer Funn Roberts recently had the task of redesigning a 580-square-foot cabin belonging to actor Vincent Kartheiser (Pete Campbell of AMC's <i>Mad Men</i>). The small, sound space in Hollywood was renovated, bit by bit, since the two men first began working together in 2010. The construction of the …

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25 Things Sorority Girls Taught Me

Never go full hooker.<p>If you can blame white people, patriarchy or the colonizing West within the first five minutes of class discussion, it’s …

smartgirlsattheparty: odditiesoflife: 10 of...

• <b>Highway 1, Big Sur, California</b>• <b><br>Guoliang Tunnel Road, China</b>• <b><br>Stelvio Pass, Central Eastern Alps, Italy</b>• <b><br>The Atlantic Road, Norway</b>• <b><br>Road Transfagaras,</b> …

Casual Dress for Young Men: What to Wear & How to Wear It | The Art of Manliness

Custom suits and imported silk ties look great, but they’re not a lot of use to young men in their late teens and early 20s.<p>Even if you could afford …

30 Things Every Girl Should Have

1. A signature scent.<p>2. The ability to discern when it’s right to walk away, and the strength to do it, along with a sassy booty shake so that they …