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10 Things You Should Know How To Do By The Time You're 30

<i>UPDATE: This story was originally published on December 30, 2013.</i><p>The big 3-0 has heft: Most 20-somethings fear it, 40-somethings miss it, and …

Personal Finance

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 …

Associated Press News

80 Empowered Women Go Bare-Breasted in New York

While portrait photographer Jordan Matter may best be known for his uplifting series <i>Dancers Among Us</i>, a collection of photographs of dancers leaping on city streets, it's his portraits of over 80 bare-breasted women that will have you talking today. Over the course of six years, Matter asked women …

Photography

Stop Seeking and Start Finding: Create a Near-Perfect Life

<b>“What could I say to you that would be of value, except that perhaps you seek too much, that as a result of your seeking you cannot find.” ~Herman</b> …

Positive Thinking

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Where to See the Best Fall Foliage in the U.S. (Photos)

The air is turning crisp and pumpkins are popping up on the shelves. This can only mean one thing: it's time for a road trip. Here are the 13 best …

Coves, cliffs and lighthouses of Canada's epic east coast

From harbor villages where the scent of fresh chowder wafts through the air to lighthouse-studded coastlines, this winding journey takes you through the best of Canada's east coast.<p>The world's second-largest country has a massive Atlantic coastline, and the best way to tackle its awesomeness is by …

Nova Scotia

6 Myths About Introverts To Stop Believing

If common stereotypes have anything to say on the matter, it's that introverts are socially awkward loners who abhor large crowds and don't like people very much. An introvert may not be a particularly friendly or happy person, but hey, at least they're smarter and more creative than the average …

NASA Fires Up Rocket Engine Made of 3-D Printed Parts

Author: Jason Paur. Jason Paur Autopia<p>Date of Publication: 08.28.13.<p>Time of Publication: 4:28 pm. 4:28 pm<p>NASA hot-fired a rocket engine using an …

4 Basic Life Lessons From Basic Training | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Mike Inscho.</i><p>If you’ve been a reader of The Art of Manliness for more than a day, you know Brett, Kate, and …

Write and Deliver a Great 'Best Man' Speech | The Art of Manliness

Photo by trubluetitan<p>At some point in your life, one of your buddies or your brother will probably ask you to be the best man in his wedding. This is …

How to Make Small Talk | The Art of Manliness

Are you already kind of dreading meeting your freshman dorm roommate for the first time, wondering what you’re going to say?<p>When you spot an …

Made in the U.S.A.

On the outskirts of Nairobi, there’s a bright red cell-phone tower that delivers coverage to thousands of the city’s 3 million people. Inside the …

Manufacturing

6 Simple Mindfulness Practices To Reframe Your Perspective

Get familiar with the Holstee Manifesto and join the fast track to a better understanding–and appreciation–of your work, your life, and the world around you.<p>This is your life.<p>Do what you love and do it often.<p>If you don’t like something, change it.<p>If you don’t like your job, quit.<p>If you don’t have …

Mindfulness

Build a Career Worth Having

We live in a time of chronic dissatisfaction in the workplace. Gallup’s 2013 State of the American Workplace study found that as many as 70% of working Americans were unfulfilled with their jobs, 18% to such an extent that they are <i>actively undermining</i> their co-workers. This is a marked increase in …

How to Find Your Purpose and Do What You Love

<i>“Find something more important than you are,”</i> philosopher Dan Dennett once said in discussing the secret of happiness, <i>“and dedicate your life to it.”</i> But how, exactly, do we find that? Surely, it isn’t by luck. I myself am a firm believer in the power of curiosity and choice as the engine of …

How to Get a Job with Your Dream Employer | Official LinkedIn Blog

<i>Editor’s Note: Last week, we announced LinkedIn’s 100 Most InDemand Employers, a set of rankings based on our massive professional dataset. We are</i> …

How to Find Your Vocation | The Art of Manliness

Occasionally, you read articles that make such an impression on you that you find yourself chewing them over for days and even months afterwards.<p>Such …

Leadership Lessons From Ernest Shakleton | The Art of Manliness

In September of 1914, Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton set out on the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition with the goal of being the first man …

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, …

50 Life Changing Truths Worth Reminding Yourself Of Each Day

1. You only lose what you cling to.<p>2. You cannot lose what is not yours.<p>3. You have everything you need to be happy.<p>4. A happy life does not require …

Bill Gates And His Foundation: Employers Should Focus On Skills, NOT College Degrees

By using a college degree as a requirement, employers are automatically overlooking people that are capable but have no degree.<p>Ultimately, this isn't helping the employer, the workforce or the economy, Angela Cobb argued in a blog posted by the Gates Foundation on Monday.<p>Research from the Aspen …

Bill Gates

What It's Like to Take a Punch | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Billy Coffey.</i><p>Four years ago…<p>It started the way most good stories do, over lunch with a friend. This …

100 Little Things Worth Being Happy About

1. Your favorite t-shirt.<p>2. Your favorite show’s newest season being on Netflix.<p>3. Your favorite coffee in the morning.<p>4. Looking out the window …

10 Sex Acts That Are Better In Theory

Ten Sex Acts That Aren't So Great In Real Life<p>We've had major debates around the office over whether sex in a car is genuinely exciting, or been-there-done-that-in-sixth-form. What we didn't get to discussing were other questionably enjoyable sex acts, like playing with chocolate sauce, sex in the …

Chocolate

Who is hurting the men’s rights movement?

Never mind the “war on women:” According to growing numbers of bloggers, activists, and authors — some of them women — it’s males in modern Western …

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