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How to Find Direction Using the Sun and Stars | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The following excerpt was taken from</i> FM 21-76: Survival Evasion and Escape<i>, an Army field manual published in 1968.</i><p>Guiding by Sun and …

Career Advice From Andrew Carnegie: How to Hustle | The Art of Manliness

Last month we explored the personal finance wisdom that can be gleaned from the life of Benjamin Franklin. Today we will uncover success lessons from …

You Can’t Return to Eden | The Art of Manliness

Though one of the first Europeans to explore Tahiti, Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, only stayed on the island for about ten days, he was thoroughly …

Faith

What Every Man Should Keep in His Car: The Complete Guide | The Art of Manliness

When I was growing up, I noticed that my father kept his car well-stocked with supplies. A lot of the equipment was for his job busting poachers as a …

How to Make Perfect Pancakes: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

is<p>Let’s start by admitting that the nature of a perfect pancake is a subjective thing. Some people love thin, almost crepe-style pancakes, while …

Breakfast

How to Compare Regression Slopes

If you perform linear regression analysis, you might need to compare different regression lines to see if their constants and slope coefficients are …

Equations

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, …

Christianity's Manhood Problem: An Introduction | The Art of Manliness

Attend a Christian church service anywhere in the world this Sunday and take a look around at who’s sitting in the seats.<p>What will you see?<p>Almost …

Is Christianity an Inherently Feminine Religion? | The Art of Manliness

Last week we began a series which which is exploring the relationship between masculinity and Christianity — mainly, why it is that the more a man …

Faith

How to Make French Press Coffee | The Art of Manliness

Every man should know how to brew a decent cup of coffee. It’s an everyday skill that should be passed down from father to son, like shaving or …

The Feminization of Christianity | The Art of Manliness

Welcome back to our series on the relationship between Christianity and masculinity, which aims to explore the historical and cultural factors that …

How to Develop True Confidence | The Art of Manliness

In his book, <i>Resilience</i>, retired Navy SEAL Eric Greitens shares letters that he wrote to a fellow veteran, Walker, who was having trouble adjusting to …

Self-improvement

Designing the Perfect Pumpkin Beer Recipe

<i>Update: For more on pumpkin beers, check out these 5 Tips on Brewing Pumpkin Beers from Elysian Brewing Co.</i><p>As the leaves change from green to red and …

My dad was tasked with building a keggerator for my sisters barn-theme wedding. he went a bit overboard.

50 Simple Things You Can Do To Be A Real Leader

It isn't rocket science. It is all about perseverance, hard work, love and empathy. Here are 50 surefire things you can do to be a real leader.

Metagenomics pathogen detection tool could change how infectious diseases are diagnosed

SALT LAKE CITY, UT, May 26, 2016--Scientists at the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories, and IDbyDNA, Inc., have developed ultra-fast, …

Public Health

Carbonation Options for Your Home Brewed Beer

5 comments<p>This week I take a look at different ways to carbonate your home brewed beer. Carbonation is an important feature of beer – it adds …

Scientists have a new theory on what makes up dark matter

Dark matter, an invisible substance that scientists think makes up 27% of the universe, is a mystery. Scientists aren't sure what it is.<p>One leading theory is that it's made of particles that we simply haven't detected yet. But more and more experiments attempting to detect those particles are …

Native American Maxims of Wabasha I | The Art of Manliness

If you would purify your heart and so see clearer the way of the Great Spirit, touch no food for two days or more, according to your strength. For …

Native Americans

Massive coral reef discovered in the Amazon River

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Amazon River, known for its array of wildlife from pink dolphins to flesh-eating piranhas, has revealed a new treasure -- a massive coral reef that stretches for some 600 miles, scientists say.<p>A team of scientists from Brazil and the United States discovered the reef in the muddy waters …

The World's Most Beautiful Historic Castles

They're literally fit for kings.<p>Built to protect and entertain royalty, ancient castles naturally possess a lasting beauty. But unlike the gated compounds of yesteryear, modern travelers can now step inside their historic gates.

The tree of life: with Darwin from Genesis to genomics | Petter Hellström

A new “tree of life” has prompted a re-evaluation of our place in evolution. But why are these diagrams named after the tree in the biblical Garden of Eden?<p>Last week a team of scientists published a new “tree of life” in the journal Nature Microbiology. The evolutionary diagram, representing the …

Podcast: How to Find a Career You Love | The Art of Manliness

Have you ever met someone who has a job that seems like something they were born to do? Not only do their skills match up with their job, but they …

How to Answer Difficult Questions | The Art of Manliness

<i>“Why didn’t Acme Co. accept our offer?”</i><p><i>“Why should I hire you over somebody else?”</i><p><i>“Where do you see this relationship going?”</i><p><i>“Where do babies come</i> …

New Directions in Religion and Science

When we talk about "religion and science," it sounds like two things. But that's changing in at least one way. The contemporary conversation, especially with 18-30 year old, increasingly includes technology. Which emerging adults identify as a component of--or even a more important substitute …

The Hidden Religion and Science Conflict

More than 150 years have passed since Darwin's <i>On the Origin of Species</i>, and we're still arguing about science and religion. Outrageous public statements from religious and scientific leaders reinforce the impression of endless conflict, whether it's Richard Dawkins claiming that religion is a "God …

88 Books That Influenced Henry David Thoreau | 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> …

Scientist Reveals the ‘Big Fundamental Truth’ That He Says Shows That Science and the Bible Are Compatible

A prominent scientist, author and journalist is speaking out in an effort to convince the masses that, contrary to popular opinion, “science and the Bible are very much in agreement” rather than in eternal conflict.<p>Dr. Michael Guillen, the author of the new book “Amazing Truths: How Science and the …