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Where to Hit Someone to Inflict the Most Damage | The Art of Manliness

Getting into a physical fight is never ideal, and every self-defense expert will tell you that if you can avoid a fight if at all possible, you …

How to Remember a Person's Name | The Art of Manliness

You’re at a business convention chatting with a colleague, when up walks a man, the head of some major department, a guy you know you’ve met before. …

Conversation Skills: Asking Open vs Close-Ended Questions | Art of Manliness

<i>Social Briefings are short bi-monthly dispatches that offer practical tips to improve your social skills.</i> <i>Read more on their raison d’etre</i><i>.</i> <b></b><p>Initiating …

How Make Difficult Decisions: Advice From Alvin York | The Art of Manliness

Corporal Alvin C. York silently led his squad of men through the thick underbrush and dense fog of the Argonne Forest early the morning of October 8, …

What is Character? | The Art of Manliness

<i>Character</i>. Like honor, it’s a word we take for granted and probably have an affinity for, but likely have never really had to define and may struggle …

Be Charismatic and Influential | The Art of Manliness

We’ve probably all seen those men who can enter any room and instantly command it. I’m not talking about the loud and boisterous dolt who makes a …

Body Language

How to Accept a Compliment With Class | The Art of Manliness

You hand someone a gift and they eagerly tear off the wrapping paper and lift the lid on the box. But as they pick up and examine the present tucked …

Self-help

Civil War Battlefield 'Limb Pit' Reveals Work Of Combat Surgeons

Scientists have uncovered a pit of human bones at a Civil War battlefield in Virginia. The remains are the amputated limbs of wounded Union soldiers.<p>It's the first "limb pit" from a Civil War battlefield to be excavated, and experts say it opens a new window on what is often overlooked in Civil War …

War

Does a black hole ever die?

What we know about the mysterious life cycle of a black hole.<p>Astronomer Misty Bentz would like you to know that black holes don’t suck. “They’re not cosmic vacuum cleaners going around and sucking everything in,” she says. “They just use gravity the same way everything else does.”<p>Instead of a …

How to read body language and use it to get ahead, according to a Secret Service agent

Inside tricks on reading the nonverbal cues in any meeting — and using them to get what you want.<p>Most of us find ourselves in a meeting environment weekly, if not daily: Interviewing for a new job, giving a sales presentation to a client, running a meeting at the office, asking your boss for a …

Public Speaking

How to Make a Great Last Impression | The Art of Manliness

Studies show that people remember the beginning of something, and the end of it, the best. The middle of it is recalled a little more hazily.<p>Once a …

Body Language

How to Deal With Bad Coworkers | The Art of Manliness

We’ve all been there. The guy in the cubicle next to us makes lewd jokes seemingly on a daily timer. One of the gals in sales clearly doesn’t do her …

Self-help

The 8 Best First Date Ideas | The Art of Manliness

There are essentially two categories of first dates.<p>There are first dates with people you’ve never seen in the flesh, nor probably talked to on the …

Tea House

Frugal Male Fashion Tips — Look Great On a Budget | Art of Manliness

Any man can look fantastic with thousands of dollars in custom tailoring and wardrobe consulting. But can a man on a budget pull it off?<p>The simple …

How to Communicate Your Needs in a Relationship | The Art of Manliness

As we’ve discussed before, many men these days have trouble being assertive. One of the things these “Nice Guys” struggle with is communicating their …

22 Weather Proverbs That Are Actually True | The Art of Manliness

When you really think about it, the weather impacts our decisions every single day. What we wear, when we leave for our morning commute, the chores …

The 5 biggest and most common financial regrets and how to avoid them

Financial regrets are like the bad boyfriend your parents warned you about, but you couldn't see it until it was too late. Here's how to get ahead of these money mistakes.<p>Could have, should have, would have: We all have regrets in life, but none have quite the emotional sting of financial regrets. …

Personal Finance

The Leaning Tower of Pisa stays up for the same reason it leans

Engineers and scientists have been fascinated by the unusual structure for half a millennium.<p>Earthquakes, Mussolini, two hundred years of construction misadventures—the Leaning Tower of Pisa has kept standing through it all. New research from a European team of engineers sheds light on why: Though …

Italy

What's the Difference Between Magma and Lava?

And why do some volcanoes explode and others only ooze? It all comes down to their gooey centers.<p>Hawaii's Kilauea volcano keeps erupting with syrupy lava flows, serving as a fiery reminder of nature's destructive power. But as the ongoing eruption captures headlines, a question might occur to you: …

Scientists literally brought out the big gun to study the origins of water

High impact research.<p>Water is everywhere on our planet. If it's not crashing against the shore, it's pounding on the roof, or dripping from the faucet, or pooling right in that spot where you just stepped. But how did all that water get here?<p>It's a question that has preoccupied planetary scientists …

Solar System

Here’s the Perfect Thing to Say When Someone Is Rude

Recently, the British IVF pioneer Lord Robert Winston was sitting on a train traveling from London, England, to Manchester, when he found himself …

How to Answer "Tell Me a Little About Yourself" | The Art of Manliness

<i>“Tell me a little about yourself.”</i><p>It’s a seemingly innocuous request — an invitation that’s really an open-ended question. But that openness is what …

The Importance of Dressing Well for a Job Interview | The Art of Manliness

Spend any amount of time writing style advice columns and you’ll quickly discover which sartorial topics worry men the most. Number one? The job …

Employment

What to Wear to a Job Interview | The Art of Manliness

Yesterday, we laid out the reasons why what you wear to a job interview is very important. We also debunked a common myth: a formal business suit is</i> …

Men's Fashion

Relationship Red Flags for Men: 14 Red Flags to Look for in a Relationship | The Art of Manliness

You’ve probably had a friend who started dating a woman that really made you scratch your head. She was flaky, possessive, and high-drama. Everyone …

Get More Done With the Rule of 3 | The Art of Manliness

Towards the tail end of 2016, my productivity took a big leap forward. The first catalyst was taking a few weeks to diligently track my time, and …

What to buy every month of the year in 2018

In 2018, you may resolve to save more , spend less or budget better . Whatever your money goal, the one common key to your success is shopping smart. …

Shopping

Exploring Egypt's Great Pyramid from the inside, virtually

PARIS (Reuters) - A team of scientists who last week announced the discovery of a large void inside the Great Pyramid of Giza have created a virtual-reality tour that allows users to 'teleport' themselves inside the structure and explore its architecture.<p>Using 3D technology, the Scan Pyramids …

25 Things Every DIYer Should Own

The gear and tools to build and fix just about anything.<p>It doesn't matter how good you are with your hands, if you don't have the right gear, you won't get very far. So if you're looking to upgrade your do-it-yourself arsenal or you're hunting for a gift for a more hands-on kind of friend, this …

Steps for crafting the perfect password