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Is life's happiness curve really U-shaped?

“I hope I die before I get old,” wrote Pete Townsend of the Who in 1965, neatly encapsulating our culture’s veneration of youth – and disdain for those benighted souls who no longer possess it.<p>The 20-year-old Townsend was, of course, to be disappointed: last month he turned 70. But over the decades …

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45 Insanely Chic Kitchen Backsplashes

Most colorful kitchen ever!<p>Playing around with color is daunting, but that's why a backsplash is perfect. It can create a subtle pop in a neutral kitchen, or add to an already bold room with very little work on your part. It doesn't matter if your dream kitchen is rustic and cozy, or modern and …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p><i>GQ</i>’s editors pick the freshest menswear, sneakers, watches and more worth your disposable income.<p>17 Photos24 hours agoView More<p>Don't …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Sports<p>Drew Magary prepares for the inevitable shitshow of bad football this fall.<p>By Drew Magary11 hours agoView More<p>Broadway<p>The Broadway star has …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Sales<p>Sweater season is coming.<p>18 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Drinking<p>Say goodbye to the stuffy speakeasy.<p>By The Editors of GQ2 days agoView …

Garbstore 2013 Fall/Winter "For His Majesty's Pleasure" Lookbook

English retailer Garbstore offers a glimpse into its forthcoming Fall/Winter 2013 collection with<p>English retailer Garbstore offers a glimpse into its …

The 11 Best Mechanical Watches to Wear When Traveling in 2018

<i>Last Updated July, 2018: This post has been updated with new picks for 2018. Prices and links have also been updated.</i><p>You’ve got your slip-on shoes, …

Fashion Made Easy

The AskMen Acquire team thoroughly researches & reviews the best gear, services and staples for life.<p><i>[SALE UPDATE: Save 25% on everything in Five Four's store. Sign up and save an additional 25% as a Five Four Club member.]</i><p>We know, we know — shopping's a huge pain. Not only do you need to find the …

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Suds Up: Perfect Summer Craft Beers

Let us take a moment to extol beers — in particular, beers enjoyed during the summer. They cool you down, and you can use the condensation to wipe …

Reel Wheels: 15 Iconic Movie Cars

Back of the theater-seat drivers need not apply<p>Weeding through Hollywood’s entire crop of iconic movie cars in the hopes of arriving at an …

Sardinia Beaches: The Glorious Beauty Of Italy's Coastal Gem (PHOTOS)

Well doesn't this look like a little slice of heaven?<p>Sardinia, the tiny island off the coast of Italy just south of Corsica, offers a little bit of everything to travelers. From small medieval towns to crazy beautiful beaches, the Mediterranean island has a busy summer travel season.<p>Interested in …

the top destinations of 2013, part 2

It's no easy task deciding on your favourite countries to travel to. We asked our fans on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Thorn Tree to tell us where they have travelled and then we asked them to rate those destinations by 16 criteria (for example, which was the best 'Value for money' destination). …

Ten great cycling routes: from day-trips to long-distance adventures

Wind in your hair, landscapes whipping by, cruising through peaceful forests: embracing the outdoors on two wheels is one of the healthiest and most enjoyable ways to get around. Here’s our round-up of great cycling routes which offer something for everyone, from multi-day adventures to relaxing …

Top 10 Beach Drinks

Travel<p>Top 10 Beach Drinks from National Geographic.<p><b>Piña Colada, Puerto Rico</b> <br>The pineapple, coconut, and rum slurry known as piña colada had been popular in the Caribbean for at least a hundred years before Ramon "Monchito" Marrero, a bartender at the Caribe Hilton’s Beachcomber Bar (now called …

The Best Bars in America, 2013

It's a tricky time for bars: are they places to escape reality, or are they places to marvel at how a drink gets made? So, as well as adding to our ever-growing list, we assess the state of things: the bars, the bartenders, the drinkers. Drinking itself.<p>It's a tricky time for bars: are they places …

Are grits the new mashed potatoes?

Food trends: love ‘em or hate ‘em, they’re all around us. Some chefs will try their hardest to push the envelope while using a popular ingredient, while others will entirely avoid dishes they see as overdone. But Brian Malarkey points out what fun it can be to boldly recreate a dish and showcase …

34 Grandmothers Around The World And What They Cook

Who run the world? Grams.<p>This wonderful photography project comes from Gabriele Galimberte, who works with Riverboom, a Swiss publishing group of journalists and photographers. From the website's introduction:<p><i>Gabriele Galimberti pays homage to all the grandmothers in the world and to their love for</i> …

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Chris Bianco Surprises With New Trattoria and Pizzeria in Phoenix

GalleryChris Bianco Surprises With New Trattoria and Pizzeria in Phoenix<p>Trattoria Bianco & Pizzeria Bianco<p>4743 N. 20th St, Phoenix, AZ 85016 (map); 602-368-3273 ; pizzeriabianco.com<b><br>Pizza Style:</b> Artisan<b><br>Pizza Oven:</b> Wood-fired<b><br>The Skinny:</b> The legendary pizza you've heard all about, with some amazing …

5 Dairy-Free Desserts for Warm Weather

Regardless of the season, my go-to dessert when people come over to visit has always been ice cream. However, I have a handful of friends who've …

First Look: Stephen Starr's Le Diplomate, Washington DC

GalleryFirst Look: Stephen Starr's Le Diplomate, Washington DC<p>One of the highest profile of the spate of spring openings in D.C. is Philadelphia restaurateur Stephen Starr's <b>Le Diplomate</b> on 14th street. A sprawling corner brasserie in the space of what was once an abandoned eyesore, Le Diplomate is …

James Beard Awards, Anticipated Restaurants, and More

<i>In case you missed them, here are the top stories from the week in Eater:</i><p>Recapping the week in Eater: Monday was the <b>James Beard Foundation Awards</b> (see all the winners and the after-party hangover observations). There was a look at the <b>35 most anticipated openings</b> of Spring and Summer across the …

A Healthy and Delicious Mother’s Day Brunch

Mother’s Day is the perfect time to celebrate your mother by treating her to a delicious homemade brunch. And while brunch can sometimes feel like a …

Sunday Brunch: Herb-Marinated Steak and Soft Scrambled Eggs

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>The beautiful weather has arrived, and with it brings a strong urge to cook steak, …