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How to Wire an Outlet | The Art of Manliness

<i>This is a guest post by Ethan Hagan from One Project Closer. Check out some of his other manly contributions like How to Install a Toilet.</i><p>Being able …

How to Make Friends in a New City | The Art of Manliness

Every year, roughly 15% of the population of America relocates. If we expand that to a five-year period, that number balloons to 40%. Most moves are …

80 Frugal Tips to Save Money | The Art of Manliness

The manliness of frugality cannot be overstated. Frugality cultivates the manly qualities of independence, self-reliance, self-sufficiency, …

How to Communicate Your Needs in a Relationship | The Art of Manliness

As we’ve discussed before, many men these days have trouble being assertive. One of the things these “Nice Guys” struggle with is communicating their …

Being a Good Neighbor | The Art of Manliness

<b>Between college and graduate school I took a gap year</b> where I worked in a restaurant, snow skied every chance I got, and tried to figure out the rest …

Can Men and Women Be 'Just Friends'?

404<p>SHARES<p>You’d think the iconic movie When Harry Met Sally would have settled the question decades ago. But, much like those two characters, the …

Trigger Point Release For Beginners | The Art of Manliness

We can’t all afford a personal masseuse or athletic trainer to regularly rub out the kinks, soreness, and tight spots in our muscles. But there is a …

10 Best Songs About Dads | The Art of Manliness

The relationship between fathers and their children is one of the most important and influential of all human connections. Children want to be like …

Leadership Lessons from General Eisenhower: How to Build Morale in Those You Lead | The Art of Manliness

Dwight D. Eisenhower had unarguably one of the longest and most taxing leadership roles in American history. For two decades, the lives of thousands, …

What is Character? | The Art of Manliness

<i>Character</i>. Like honor, it’s a word we take for granted and probably have an affinity for, but likely have never really had to define and may struggle …

Jack White is the ultimate badass. Everyone knows that. But did you know he almost became a priest? http://pnps.co/150bXFf

The Rolling Stones at Hyde Park – review

The bank manager long ago won the battle for the heart of the Stones – surveying the baffling number of hospitality packages and "tiers" of general …

Pleased To Meet Me

When God was giving out self-confidence, where the hell was Paul Westerberg? Out buying beer? For someone so blessed with songwriting ability, the …

Rock & Roll

App of the Week: Duck Duck Go

The privacy-friendly search engine comes to iOS — and brings some reading material along with it<p>Duck Duck Go, the search engine that has sworn an oath on all that is holy and good never to track you or save any of your personal information in any way, shape or form, is capitalizing on its post-NSA …

Will mercury be removed from vaccines?

Phased out of childhood immunizations in the US, thimerosal has become a subject of heated debate around the globe<p>Mercury is notorious for damaging the developing brains and nervous systems of babies and children. Concern about the serious effects of mercury pollution brought delegates from more …

Koch brothers helped derail climate change with lawmaker pledge

Through Americans for Prosperity, the Kochs pushed a pledge to vote against any legislation not offset by tax cut<p>A new two-year study by the Investigative Reporting Workshop at American University demonstrates how the Koch brothers have helped to derail climate change legislation. The conservative …

Fox News adopts George Zimmerman

Outside his legal team, few have done more to help Trayvon Martin’s shooter than Sean Hannity. Here’s why<p>The case may be Florida v. George Zimmerman, but it might more aptly be called Florida v. George Zimmerman and the conservative media, as the accused killer has found devoted defenders on the …

The 10 nerdiest jokes of all time

Courtesy of a Reddit thread, these will make you the toast of your next philosophy study group<p>Philosophers are hilarious (it's practically axiomatic). Courtesy of this "intellectual joke" thread on Reddit, here are 10 (almost) one-liners ideal for dominating parties (well, maybe a sherry tasting at …

Christian leaders have always been misogynists

The 20 most vile quotes from leaders of the church, from St. Benedict to Pat Robertson<p>With diatribes about entertainers who invite rape and moms who are destroying America by supporting their families...with ignorant arguments about fetuses that masturbate, and females who might as well if they use …

13 facts about tax-dodging corporations that will blow your mind

Bank of America was bailed out by the government — and still paid zero taxes on $4.4 billion in profit<p>A judicious writer avoids adjectives like "mind-blowing," especially when covering political or economic issues. But no other word seems to describe the stunning reality of corporate taxation in …

Huge document dump shows how Church protected abusers

“So many of the guys who let this happen remain in positions of authority in the church today.”<p>Someday, we may reach the point where there are no more horrific sexual abuses within the Catholic Church to be uncovered, when there will be nothing left to say about the conspiracy of silence and the …

Ex-Nirvana and Soundgarden member joined the elite Special Forces

New York Times Magazine profiles the remarkable story of Jason Everman<p>In the New York Times Magazine, Clay Traver shares the remarkable story of Jason Everman, the guy who was kicked out of two of the biggest rock bands of the 1990s and who -- rather than being crippled by his crash from fame -- …

College debt is destroying my life

My grad-school loans forced me into this awful hospital discharge job<p><b>Dear Cary:</b><p><b>As I write, my finance teacher is in blissful vacation heaven while I am tormented in working hell.</b><p><b>I am a sensitive, submissive person by nature, and I was coaxed/forced by my mother into getting a master's degree in</b> …

New site hopes to be Kickstarter for porn

What does the launch of yet another adult crowdsourcing site mean for the porn industry?<p>Misogynist pickup artists aren't the only ones unwelcome on Kickstarter -- the crowd-funding website has long banned pornographic projects of all stripes. But a new website, Fan Fund XXX, which launched today, …

The White House: Americans are united in their hatred of Westboro Baptist

The White House has created a GIF to show how much Americans revile the anti-gay group<p>The White House responded on Wednesday to several viral petitions urging the Obama administration to classify the Westboro Baptist Church as a hate group by creating a GIF to show how unified the United States is …

How to debate your crazy uncle at the July 4 BBQ

It’s an awful holiday tradition: Political debates with ignorant relatives. Here’s a guide for answering the crazy<p>With the July 4 holiday upon us, you may find yourself gathering with family this long weekend. That might mean a barbecue and fireworks, but it may also mean something else: political …

Movies, TV, books, the Web: 2013’s bests — so far

We’re halfway through the year. Determined to catch up this summer? Here’s your guide to everything you must know<p><b>"The Flamethrowers" by Rachel Kushner.</b> This novel has a bold, seamless confidence in itself and in the significance of what it has to say that you don’t realize was missing from most …

Scalia fails to grasp true democracy

In his dissenting opinion in the Windsor marriage case, why is he mocking concern for the dignity of individuals?<p>Recent events in Washington invite us to think about the meaning of democracy. On June 19, dignitaries gathered in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center to unveil a statue of the great …

Study: Extroverts lead happier lives

Research shows that as they grow older, sociable young adults are happier and healthier than their neurotic peers<p>Can you really project the trajectory of someone’s life based on his or her youthful personality? A new British study, which brings to mind the engrossing 7 Up series of documentaries, …

How alien conspiracists are just like creationists

Both of their basic theories are grounded in a logical fallacy called argumentum ad ignorantiam<p>According to the popular series <i>Ancient Aliens</i>, on H2 (a spinoff of the History channel), extraterrestrial intelligences visited Earth in the distant past, as evidenced by numerous archaeological artifacts …