Kristian Pettengill

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13 weird historical facts

What are history’s most weird and wonderful facts? The past is full of curious stories, from a 1930s chastity belt to Boston’s 'toffee apple' …

The secret to being a morning person is the opposite of what most people expect

I've been accused on several occasions of being "one of those annoyingly productive morning people." And while there are far more productive morning people out there, I am pretty productive and 90% of it happens in the early morning.<p>For example, on a typical weekday morning, by the time I see my …

80 Viking Wisdom Sayings and Proverbs | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: Over 1,000 years old, the Hávamál (“Sayings of the High One”) is a series of Old Norse poems from the Viking age. Stanzas 1-80 include</i> …

Bizarre blue sea creatures wash up on Sydney beaches

Mysterious blue sea creatures with wings like a dragon have amazed beach-goers after washing up in their hundreds in Sydney.<p>Experts warned people not …

Scientists studying psychoactive drugs accidentally proved the self is an illusion

Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion. <b></b>Neuroscientists now think they can prove it or, at least, help us glimpse this truth with some help from psilocybin, the psychoactive property in magic mushrooms.<p>Researchers around the world …

9 habits of unsuccessful people

<b>• Nobody's perfect — most of us have picked up a bad habit or two at some point.</b><p><b>• Most of the time, a bad habit won't wreck your whole life.</b><p><b>• Still, it's probably best to avoid these success-sabotaging tendencies.</b><p>Bad habits may not seem like a big deal on their own, but sometimes they can seriously …

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Creating a Positive Family Culture: How to Get the Most Out of Family Dinners | The Art of Manliness

In his farewell address to the nation, President Ronald Reagan declared, “All great change in America begins at the dinner table. So tomorrow night …

Why Is It So Hard to Admit Mistakes? Personal Responsibility 101 | The Art of Manliness

“All this has been my fault. I asked more of my men than should have been asked of them.” –Robert E. Lee, after heavy Confederate losses at Pickett’s …

30 Ways Evernote Can Improve Your Life | One App to Rule Them All | The Art of Manliness

<i>Update: This article is NOT a sponsored post. We received absolutely nothing from Evernote in exchange for this post and have never communicated with</i> …

Always Treat Your Girlfriend Right: A WWII Case Study | The Art of Manliness

<b>Sid Phillips, age 18, and his company of Marines</b> had been living on maggot-filled rice for months.<p>Enemy soldiers had destroyed supply lines at the …

How to Support and Follow the Art of Manliness | The Art of Manliness

Are you someone who visits the Art of Manliness multiple times a day, checking to see if we’ve published anything new?<p>Do you appreciate the free, …