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How to Write a Great Best Man’s Speech

For many men the idea of giving a Best Man’s speech sends them into a cold sweat; the fear of not being engaging enough, funny enough or downright …

Manly Quotes | 80+ Quotes on Men & Manhood | The Art of Manliness

When putting together our two paperback books, we sought to pepper the text in each with quotes about men and manhood. What we quickly discovered was …

38 Vintage Conversation Rules | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The excerpt below comes from a book published in 1875:</i> A Gentleman’s Guide to Etiquette <i>by Cecil B. Hartley. Hartley’s rules may be</i> …

15 Manlinest Smells in the World | The Art of Manliness

<i>Don’t miss our follow-up: 18 More Manly Smells</i><p>Smells can conjure up some powerful memories. The smell of pine needles can take you back to childhood …

Latin Words and Phrases Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

What do great men like Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Theodore Roosevelt all have in common?<p>They all were proficient in Latin.<p>From the …

How to Get a Full Workout With Only Dumbbells | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Joe Hashey, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)</i>.<p>After a hard day’s work you head over to …

How to Lose Weight and Still Eat Man Food | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Justin Fauci of Lean Muscle Project.</i><p>When you hear the word “diet” what’s the first thing that comes to …

William McRaven Texas Commencement | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The following commencement address was given last week to the graduates of the University of Texas by Naval Admiral William H.</i> …

How to Reduce Belly Fat: A Complete Plan to Shrink Your Waist

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that the current diet of the Western world is between 70 to 90 percent starch, sugar and fat, and the average sleep time is less than eight hours a night. From driving to working at desks to watching TV, the No. 1 form of activity is sitting, …

How to Quit Wasting Time on the Internet | The Art of Manliness

<i>9 pm. A college campus in the Midwest. Rob sits down to study. His inner monologue:</i><p>Okay, time to hit the books. I’m really going to get crap done …

How to Build Your Vocabulary In 5 Easy Steps | The Art of Manliness

Today, we’re going to talk about removing another kind of filler from your speech (and your writing as well): empty words. Just like empty calories …

Skills Every Young Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: An AoM reader recently wrote me a letter recommending I look up this old essay, which originally appeared in Harper’s Magazine in</i> …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

Hate to break it to you, buddy, but it's time to step up your game.<p>Mikhail Shivlyakov started got a nosebleed during a deadlift attempt at this past weekend's Arnold Classic.<p>Well, this is excellent news.<p>Been focusing on your upper body? Tug these on and your secret will be safe.<p>Here's the secret to …

Strange tales from the immune system

Dan Davis's book, The Compatibility Gene, reveals unexpected influences on our lives of the human immune system<p>Dan Davis's The Compatibility Gene tells the story of the discovery of a central component of the immune system, one that affects not only our ability to fight off disease, but also the …

How to End a Conversation Like a Man | The Art of Manliness

We’ve done several articles on the Art of Manliness covering the wonderful art of conversation, from its dos and donts, to how to make small talk, to …

Heroic Imagination: How to be a Hero | The Art of Manliness

Every boy dreams of being a superhero, and knows that donning a cape or Spiderman costume is hardly just for Halloween.<p>But as we get older, we …

How to Be a Gentleman Behind the Wheel | The Art of Manliness

We’ve covered the art of being a gentleman at work, on the field, in the air, and at a party. But there’s one area of well-mannered comportment that …

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 …

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 …

Krav Maga: A Primer on the Martial Art of the Israeli Defense Forces | The Art of Manliness

I can’t remember how I first heard about Krav Maga, but I do remember being immediately intrigued. All martial arts have an appeal to most men and …

How to Become an Early Riser and the Benefits of Early Rising | The Art of Manliness

<i>Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. – Benjamin Franklin</i><p>As a boy, waking up early was something I associated with …

Hospital 'failed to monitor' diabetic woman's blood sugar

<b>Hospital staff failed to properly monitor the blood sugar levels of a diabetic woman who later died after going into a coma, an inquest heard.</b><p>Claire Harry, 36, died at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro in 2010.<p>Coroner Dr Emma Carlyon heard Ms Harry, from Penzance, fell into the coma after staff …

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Protein Discovery Explains Why Sudden Cardiac Arrest Tends To Occur In The Morning

Sudden cardiac arrest -- when your heart stops functioning because of an electrical disturbance, which can lead to death if not treated immediately with CPR or defibrillation -- is known to occur more often between the hours of 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. But why?<p>According to new research, it could have …

Pandemic Survival: It's Why You're Alive

This is a readable children's book about the many disease pandemics that have plagued humans since the dawn of history<p>Did you know that one in four people alive today have a positive skin test for tuberculosis? Or that you can die from cholera in just two hours? And did you know that the original …

6 Of The Most Important Drug Milestones Of All Time

From arsenic to Prozac to the passage of the Pure Food and Drug Act<p><i>Click here to enter the gallery</i><p><i>In</i> The Drug Book_, author Michael C. Gerald details 250 milestones in the history of drugs, from the introduction of arsenic and Xanax to the passage of the 1906 Pure Food and Drug Act, the first major …

Why Mars Colonists Will Definitely Go Crazy

A space colony could be a breeding ground for mental illness.<p>Everyone and their mother wants to send people to Mars these days. Dutch spaceflight nonprofits, President Obama, and even Buzz Aldrin have seriously discussed plans to put humans on the inhospitable planet in the next few decades. But …

Desk Jockey Workout: 8 Ways to Stay in Shape at the Office | The Art of Manliness

For most of human history, work has been a physically demanding activity. Our cavemen ancestors chased down mastodons and hurled spears into their …

Improve Concentration: 12 Exercises to Improve Your Concentration | The Art of Manliness

<i>Does your mind flit from one thing to another? Do you have trouble focusing on something for more than a few minutes? Do you consequently have a</i> …