Jordan Schaeffer

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Who Is Ben Carson? GOP Debate 'Winner' A Neurosurgeon Looking To Prove Political Expertise

When the top 10 Republican presidential candidates took the stage for the first prime-time GOP debate Thursday night, they were all hoping to stand …

Knife Blades: Common Steels Explained

Knife-makers use dozens of steel types to create knife blades. Which one is right for you? We look at 10 common steels used by popular knife brands …

Knives

EPA: Fracking's no big threat to water

For both anti-fracking groups and the industry, it's another example of Obama’s mixed messages on fossil fuels.<p>The Environmental Protection Agency’s long-awaited report on fracking dismayed liberal green groups Thursday while pleasing the oil and gas industry — the latest episode in both sides’ …

Oil & Gas Industry

Photographer Continues to Capture the Visual Diversity of Rare Fungi

About a year ago, we marveled at the unique fungi that Australian photographer Steve Axford captured with his camera. And lucky for us, it looks like the New South Wales resident has discovered even more gorgeous and diverse species to share. These definitely aren't your typical mushrooms–many are …

Photography

A Parallel Universe: My Half-Underwater Pics Show What Hides Beneath The Waves

For me one of the most wondrous parts of any dive is the moment that the water engulfs my mask as my head slips below the surface. I think it’s the …

Parallel Universes

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 …

Building a Get-Home Bag | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart, Senior Instructor at the Willow Haven Outdoor School for Survival, Preparedness & …

Our Bloody Mary Gets a Makeover

We made over our Bloody Mary. Again. During the winter of 2012, we gave you The New Look Bloody Mary. It had all the savory makings we want in a brunch cocktail: horseradish, Worcestershire, and pickle juice for a briny kick. But as we combed through our archives to see what we're missing or what …

Spices

The Meaning and Place of Scars | The Art of Manliness

When Odysseus was a young man, the legend holds, he visited his grandfather Autolycus, who had named the future hero as a baby. Odysseus feasts with …

How to Drink Whiskey | The Art of Manliness

While whiskey was first billed as a medicinal substance — aquavitae or “water of vitality” — it soon gained popularity and became one of the most …

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 …

Five Excellent Reasons You Don’t Need Pappy Van Winkle

<i>This article was originally published October 23, 2014.</i><p>It happens like this: Mid-October rolls around, fall Pappy Van Winkle allotments are distributed nationwide, and Wall Street hooligans, hedge fund playboys, tech-star cowboys, and booze scenesters hound liquor purveyors by the thousands asking …

Could the Planets in Star Wars Actually Support Life?

The <i>Star Wars</i> franchise always has been long on imagination. Fantastic creatures, giant spaceships, man-made death moons—the galaxy far, far away has …

Train Like an Ancient Hindu Warrior: The Steel Mace Workout | The Art of Manliness

The Great Gama: undefeated wrestler, owner of a heroic mustache, and mace trainer.<p><i>This post is brought to you by Onnit. Check out Onnit’s line of</i> …

How to Play Mumbley Peg | The Art of Manliness

<i>If you’re reading this in an email, click here to watch the video.</i><p>Besides being an extremely useful tool, a pocket knife can be the the source of …

Ditty Bags, Haversacks, and Possibles Bags | The Art of Manliness

These days, if you’re going car camping or out for a short hike, you’ll likely take with you a daypack — a small bag that holds the gear you’ll need …

Complete Guide to Scotch Whisky | The Art of Manliness

“The proper drinking of Scotch whisky is more than indulgence: it is a toast to civilization, a tribute to the continuity of culture, a manifesto of …

Build a Superhuman Upper Body With This Workout

<b></b>Build a Superhuman Upper Body With This WorkoutThis just in — your upper-body workout just isn’t cutting it anymore. The problem with most programs …

Workouts

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Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>Books<br>• Camping<br>• Gear<br>• Off Road<br>• Survival<p><i>Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival</i> is an essential book for …

Bushcraft

Ernest Hemingway's Reading List | The Art of Manliness

<i>Welcome back to our series on the libraries of great men. The eminent men of history were often voracious readers and their own philosophy represents</i> …

Is Islam Hostile to Science?

In the golden age of Islamic science, they weren't doing Islamic science—they were doing science, says author.<p>It's easy to take the wonders of modern science—gene technology, particle physics, robotics—for granted. But it took a long, hard road of experiment and discovery—and failure—to make these …

Drink Like a Man

The Scots have been distilling whisky for, oh, a few centuries. Plenty of time to perfect the recipe. There are four different kinds: single malt, vatted or pure malt, single grain, and blended. Still with us? Great! Now we’re getting somewhere.<p><b>Single Malt Whisky</b><br>This is the original stuff: 100 …

Odin - Lessons From Norse Mythology | The Art of Manliness

When one hears the word “Viking,” it almost instantly conjures images of brawny warriors wielding fierce swords, riding in waves of long ships to …

Spirituality

Freedom From & Freedom To | The Art of Manliness

There are two kinds of freedom. Freedom <i>from</i> (negative freedom) and freedom <i>to</i> (positive freedom). The splitting of freedom into this binary framework …

The Death of the Three-Time Candidate

Serious presidential contenders used to run multiple times; today they can't. This is why.<p>You have to give him this much: The man was determined to be president, and he had no problem outpacing his opponents. He spent years crisscrossing the nation by bus, rail and plane. No room was too small, no …

Government

A Man's Primer on Gin | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Joe Maiellano.</i><p>Gin is perhaps the most versatile of the distilled spirits. Sure, whisky is delicious. With a …