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10 Insanely Gorgeous, Under-The-Radar European Destinations

The value of the dollar against the euro is the highest it has been in years, making now the perfect time to take that trip you've been meaning to plan. But instead of the usual suspects (lookin' at you, London and Paris), why not try one of these under-the-radar spots that are far less crowded but …

9 Tricks to Confidently Pick Up Any Woman

Self-confidence is extremely sexy to a woman. In fact, I'd go so far as to say that, more than a man's good looks and more than his gentlemanly manner, confidence is the trigger trait that makes a woman want to get naked.<p>You remember that scene in <i>Goodfellas</i> when Ray Liotta takes Lorraine Bracco to …

The Best Things to Say before, during, and after Sex

The right words can turn her on, boost her confidence, and keep her coming back for more<p>It doesn’t matter if you’re having a romantic dinner for two or getting busy between the sheets—regardless of the situation, women love to talk to you.<p>That’s because for women, verbal communication is key to …

18 Things You Should Know About Sleep, According To A Sleep Doctor

"The brain craves routine for good sleep."<p>For more on this topic, feel free to browse the Reddit thread or check out Dr. Verma's blog PeerWell.

Jack London on the Life That Lives | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The excerpt below is taken from the beginning of the preface to Jack London’s book,</i> The Cruise of the Snark<i>, a non-fiction work which</i> …

16 ways to create your own happiness at work

Let’s face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, which reported data from more than 180 million people, found …

Happiness

How to Use Eye Contact to Improve Your Business and Love Life | The Art of Manliness

In our first post in this two-part series on eye contact, we discussed the importance of eye contact and some of the reasons we don’t always feel …

Films to fuel your wanderlust this year

Finding oneself while traveling: it's a classic literary theme from <i>Siddhartha</i> to <i>On The Road</i>, and a somewhat overused trope in contemporary page-turners-turned-blockbusters.<p>But the process comes full circle when film adaptations inspire further adventure. Books such as <i>Into the Wild</i>, <i>Lord of the …

film

A New Twist On 3 Old Sex Positions

Laura Berman describes some creative new ways to update your most time-tested bedroom moves<p>If your sex life is starting to feel a little too choreographed or paint-by-numbers, you've got two choices. One, you can add some new positions to your sexual repertoire. Hey, we can think of 45 you haven't …

Can Neuroscience Determine Guilt or Innocence? — NOVA Next | PBS

In July 2009, a 59-year-old Welshman named Brian Thomas strangled his wife Christine to death in the middle of the night while the couple were …

44 Easy Breakfast Recipes You Won't Believe Are Gluten-Free

In a diet without gluten, breakfast options become a little limited. And it’s not that oatmeal, eggs, Greek yogurt with berries, and avocado toast on …

Healthy Eating

May I See You Home? 19th Century Calling Cards Guaranteed to Score You a Date | The Art of Manliness

In the 19th century, gentlemen used calling cards to formally introduce themselves to new acquaintances and to call upon friends and relatives in a …

Why it’s so easy to fall in love on the road

WHILE TRAVELING THROUGH EUROPE, I met a man named Peter. He was an Australian who had an energetic personality I found incredibly attractive, and he …

Relationships

How to Meditate During the Workday

In my recent posts ("How to Meditate Sitting in a Chair, Parts 1 and 2," "How to Meditate Standing Up," "How to Meditate Lying Down," and "How to Set Up a Meditation Practice at Home"), we have learned how to meditate while sitting, standing, and lying down, and we have learned how to schedule …

10 Ways To Declutter Your Mind For Clarity, Focus, and Peace

<b>“Life is as simple or complicated as we make it.” Donna Smallin</b><p>The dreaded “C” word. Clutter.<p>We all deal with it. In some part of our world, we face …

How to Be Successful in Your Twenties | The Art of Manliness

<b>At age 20:</b> Bill Gates dropped out of Harvard and cofounded Microsoft, and Sir Isaac Newton began developing a new branch of mathematics.<p><b>At age 21:</b> …

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

The Brain

15 interview questions to measure emotional intelligence

Earlier this year, Container Store CEO Kip Tindell said one of the most important things a leader can have is high emotional intelligence.<p>“Emotional …

8 Things Your Pet Says About Your Personality

1) Researchers have established some general conclusions about pets and their owners personalities:<p><b>Fish owners are happiest.</b>• <b><br>Dog owners are the most</b> …

Pets

5 Meditation Tips for People Who Can’t Focus

Meditation is more than just a stress buster. New research shows it can help boost creativity; another review found it could reduce symptoms of …

Meditation

These 11 Speeches from the Last Two Centuries Changed the World

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

Frederick Douglass

Party Survival Skills for Guys Who'd Honestly Rather Be Somewhere Else

Not every party is a celebration. Here are 7 rules for making the most of your next social obligation<p>It's the most wonderful time of the year ... if you like parties. Odds are you'll be attending a few holiday soirees over the next week, leading up to the granddaddy of year-end bashes, New Year's …

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Why Men Should Live Romantically | The Art of Manliness

When Neville Chamberlain brought Churchill into his cabinet in 1939 to serve as First Lord of the Admiralty (meaning he ran the British navy), …

How many of these 39 natural wonders of the world have you been to?

Humanity’s love of travel list-making did <i>not</i> start with the internet age. The famous Seven Wonders of the Ancient World was considered a guidebook …

Colorado River

Best Books Read by the AoM Team 2014 | The Art of Manliness

Here at the Art of Manliness, we’re big believers in the brain-boosting, character-expanding, enjoyment-inducing power of books. Kate, Jeremy, and I …

On the trail to Tikal: a Guatemalan jungle adventure

A new three-day trekking route is giving local communities the chance to guide travellers deep into the Guatemalan jungle through the Maya Biosphere Reserve to the magnificent ruined city of Tikal, once a flourishing metropolis at the centre of the Maya civilisation. <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> went to …

South America

Urban oases: the best towns in Central America

Central America is one of the most biodiverse regions on the planet but its natural assets are just part of its allure. The “sweet waist of America", as South American poet Pablo Neruda christened it, is also rich in history and home to a diverse and dynamic mix of cultures.<p>Dip into its museums, …