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How A Photographer Can Use One Light, Camera, And Lens To Create Distinctly Different Styles

The world’s best photographers are defined by their styles. For example, you can instantly look at an image by Martin Schoeller or Annie Leibovitz …

For Designers: Handy Tips To Improve Typography In Your Designs

<b>Typography is a</b> form of art, it goes beyond more than just choosing and matching fonts.<p><b>Canva Design School</b> has put together a list of handy tips to …

10 Ways to Improve Typography In Your Designs

<i>Typography is more than just picking a font and a point size from some drop-down menus on your computer.</i> <br>It’s an art and a skill whose history goes …

Avatar, Sin City Directors Bringing Acclaimed Manga Battle Angel: Alita to Big Screen

James Cameron has been working on the sequel to his sci-fi blockbuster <i>Avatar</i> for several years now, as well as suggesting that there may be no fewer than three further films to come in the series. This has left a question mark over his other potential projects, most notably his adaptation of …

Homemade Frozen Breakfast Burritos for On the Go | The Art of Manliness

I love me a good breakfast burrito.<p>They’re great for when you’re on the go, and if you’re generous with the stuffing, they can really fill you up.<p>But …

Why Is Lower Belly Fat (or Baby Belly) So Hard to Get Rid of and How to Do It?

<b>Why Is Lower Belly Fat so Hard to Get Rid of and How to Do It?</b><p>Getting rid of stubborn lower belly fat is hard, but it isn’t impossible. With the …

Abs Not Showing? | Top 6 Tips On How To Lose Belly Fat

A great set of abs really reflects serious dedication and hard work – not to mention how great they look. If you haven’t seen them pop out yet, it …

How to Roll Up Your Shirt Sleeves | The Art of Manliness

<b>1. Practical Necessity</b> — washing the hands, doing heavy lifting where the wrists and forearms are strained, working on something dusty, and so on are …

5 Traits of True Leaders | The Art of Manliness

We all lead at some point in our life. We serve as leaders in our jobs, in our communities, and in our families. For many, being a leader means …

Why You Should Parent Like a Video Game | The Art of Manliness

From boyhood all the way through my college years I loved playing video games – many a night you could find me mashing the buttons on my controller …

Podcast: How to Invent an Authentic Life | The Art of Manliness

The need to “discover your authentic self” has become an article of faith in the United States. There are thousands of blogs, books, and seminars …

Brass Tacks Barbershop, Dallas - Shave and a Haircut | The Art of Manliness

In this edition of “Shave and a Haircut” we visit Brass Tacks Barber Shop in Dallas, TX to talk to the barbers that work there. We discuss why they …

Barbershops

Style Tips for College Men | The Art of Manliness

The image above is of Don Wardlaw, a real college student who was featured in a 1954 issue of <i>True Magazine for Men</i> for an article entitled, “Look …

The Devil's Food Cake Recipe That Everyone Should Have

There are cake recipes, and then there are <i>cake recipes</i> -- the kind your grandma passes down to you, which you either cling to with great secrecy or share with those you love dearly. But in the world of devil's food cake, mediocre recipes abound, and great ones are hard to come by.<p>So we got a little …

Podcast Suggestions for Men: 24 Shows to Make You a Better Man | The Art of Manliness

The humble podcast has seen its fair share of ups and downs since its inception (at least as we know it now) about 15 years ago. These days, …

Weekly Planning: How to Plan Your Week | The Art of Manliness

Growing up, each day is pretty well-scheduled out for you. School from morning til afternoon. After school sports or a job. Homework. Time for bed. …

How to Undo the Damage of Sitting - 7 Simple Exercises | The Art of Manliness

If you’re like most men living and working in a techno-service economy, you probably spend a good deal of your day sitting down. You go from the …

A Better Neck Shave in 10 Tips | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Mark “Mantic59” Herro.</i><p>The neck can be a particularly troublesome area to shave. Some just can’t seem to get …

Podcast: Using Your Smartphone Smartly | The Art of Manliness

The day for many Americans goes something like this: wake-up; check phone for texts, emails, and Instagram updates; eat while surfing the web on the …

How to Be More Confident as a Small Man | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Brock McGoff.</i><p>Are you a short man? Are you smaller than most other men? Does your physical stature sometimes …

Martial Arts

Manly and Virile Last Words From Famous Men | The Art of Manliness

A few years ago, we highlighted the manly last words of 16 men. Since then, we’ve discovered many more intriguing, poignant, badass, or just plain …

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 …

How to Buy a Monitor for Photo Editing

No, purchasing a monitor for photo editing isn’t exactly straight forward, so don’t be so quick to become quippy. Instead, you’ll be surprised to …

How to Feel Like a Man | The Art of Manliness

Since starting The Art of Manliness nearly five years ago, I’ve interacted with thousands of men from all over the world. One thing that I’ve learned …

A Beginner's Guide to Poker | The Art of Manliness

In 2002, Chris Moneymaker (yes, that’s his real name) was an accountant and amateur poker player in Tennessee. He played online quite a bit, and …

Board Games

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

How to Maintain Long-Distance Friendship | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from James “Uncle Buzz” Surwilo.</i><p>“The friend is the person whom one is in need of, and by whom one is needed. Life …

How to Whistle With Your Fingers | The Art of Manliness

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve wanted to know how to give a commanding whistle with my fingers in my mouth. You know. The kind you see people give in …

What the Pick-Up Dating Scene Gets Wrong | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Chad Howse.</i><p>The other day I made the uncharacteristic mistake of flicking on the TV while I was eating …

Advice for Contacting Busy People | The Art of Manliness

Let’s get straight to the point, shall we?<p>Busy people can be incredibly difficult to connect with.<p>You know the drill. You send an email, then you …