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20 Years of Cleaning Tips: Scrub Your Way to a Gleaming Home

We've been cleaning for more than two decades. Okay, not continuously, but let's just say we know how to use <i>all</i> our vacuum-cleaner attachments at this point. Over the years, we've shared our best solutions for tackling household tasks, and to our delight, you've written to tell us how these tips …

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Try This: Fabric Lined Built-In Shelves

You know those projects that you keep meaning to do, but they end up staying on the to-do list for a near eternity? This project was just that for …

You May Be Strong . . . But Are You Tough? | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post written by Khaled Allen</i>.<p>As a little boy, I was scrawny, weak, and prone to illness (much like a certain former …

How to Be More Charismatic | The Art of Manliness

Are you a senior in high school running for Student Council President?<p>Are you an entrepreneur looking to make a successful pitch and attract …

How to Buy a Round of Drinks | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Michael Hagan.</i><p>You’re with a group of friends at a bar. Everyone is having a good time; trading stories, …

How to Be Charismatic | The Art of Manliness

According to Olivia Fox Cabane, author of <i>The Charisma Myth</i>, there are three components to charisma: Presence, Power, and Warmth. Last week we talked …

Morning and Evening Routines: How to Start and End a Successful Day | The Art of Manliness

You’re a college student.<p>It’s midnight. You’re brushing your teeth and reviewing how the day went. And you’re disappointed.<p>You had planned to work …

How to Say No | The Art of Manliness

We’ve talked a lot about the Nice Guy Syndrome here on AoM. You know the guy. Big time people pleaser, always puts others before himself, lets people …

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 …

The Diary Habit by Arnold Bennett | Manvotional | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: We’ve talked before about how and why to become a regular journaler/diary writer. (I like to call it a journal myself, but “diary”</i> …

9 Foundational Habits Young Men Should Start Now to Raise Themselves Right | The Art of Manliness

Awhile back I was driving through the place where I grew up – Edmond, Oklahoma – and happened to pass by my old high school. This wasn’t an unusual …

How to Roll Your Shirt Sleeves: Your 60-Second Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

Some sleeve-rolling techniques are better and more appropriate than others depending on the garment and the occasion. Here’s your 60-second …

How to Get Your Kids to Do Chores | The Art of Manliness

Every dad wants his children to grow up to be responsible, contributing members of society. But before they head out on their own and make their mark …

Personal Finance Tips From the Greatest Generation | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Baker of Man Vs. Debt.</i><p>“Look back to learn how to look forward.” -Joe Girard<p>Our grandfather’s generation wasn’t …

How to Talk to Your Barber | The Art of Manliness

Think back to your last haircut. How’d you feel about it when you walked out of the shop? Disappointed? While your disappointing haircut might have …

How Should a Suit Fit? Your Easy-to-Follow Visual Guide | The Art of Manliness

If you’re dressing on a budget, one of the most popular pieces of advice out there is to buy off-the-rack suits in the best fit you can get, and then …

5 Types of Friends Every Man Needs | The Art of Manliness

Evolutionary biologist and author Robin Dunbar argues that the average human can sustain about 150 friendships. Now, that term is used quite loosely …

Krav Maga Technique of the Month: Defending a Two-Handed Overhead Chair or Stool-Type Attack | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from krav maga expert David Kahn’s book</i> Krav Maga Weapon Defenses.<p>Welcome back to another installment of the Krav …

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> …

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 …

How to Turn Your Garage Into a Home Gym | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Jerred Moon</i>.<p>Are you sick of all that is involved with getting in shape — with becoming stronger and …

A Home Maintenance Checklist: An Incredibly Handy Tool to Keep Your House in Tip-Top Shape | The Art of Manliness

<i>Update: One of our commenters, Brandon Beeson, was kind enough to put this into a Google Doc as a checklist. Click here to access that document</i>. <i>Feel</i> …

The Importance of Establishing Family Traditions: Creating a Positive Family Culture | The Art of Manliness

Here’s a bit of trivia about me: My great-great-grandmother on my dad’s side was a full-blooded Mexicana. For whatever reason, this trace of Mexican …

10 Great Fall Date Ideas | The Art of Manliness

The spring has always been associated with romance — the blossoming flowers supposedly mirroring the spate of budding new loves.<p>But in my opinion, …

Smell Like a Barbershop Everyday | The Art of Manliness

I love the smell of an old barbershop. The mixture of talc, hair tonics, Barbicide, and cheap coffee creates a distinctly manly smell that brings …

How Not to Make Your Parents' Money Mistakes | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Jeff Rose.</i><p>I work as a financial planner, a money blogger, and a personal finance writer.<p>But by all rights, I …

How to Walk Like a Ninja: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

With Halloween just around the corner, there’s no better time to learn how to walk silently through the night like a ninja. It’s an incredibly useful …

60+ Family Tradition Ideas | The Art of Manliness

Last week we published an article that discussed why and how to establish family traditions. Traditions offer numerous benefits: they strengthen your …

How to Write a Thank You Note | The Art of Manliness

Gratitude is a virtue every man should cultivate. Yet gratitude means nothing if you haven’t mastered the art of expressing it. A man should use …

12 Bar Tricks Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

Going out to the local bar can get expensive. Instead of paying for <i>all</i> your drinks, trick your friends into paying for some of them with a few …