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Study Buddies Oxford Flat in Black

Life’s Too Short for Boring Emails<p>Enjoy 15% off your first order when you join our mailing list.<p>Plus, we’ll hook you up with the best deals,<br>first …

17 Heavenly Slab Pies That Can Feed The Whole Family

AKA: The crust lover's pie. (And if you're not a crust lover please see yourself out.)

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'Modesty' carved in marble by Antonio Corradini, 1751

Holding in Your Emotions Can Kill You

There are two potential explanations for this, explains study coauthor Benjamin Chapman, Ph.D.<p>1. Guys who suppress their feelings may smoke more, drink more, and engage in other unhealthy coping behaviors more regularly than emotionally open men.<p>2. The pent-up stress that accumulates from …

Want to Start a Business? Consider These 5 Invaluable Lessons Before Diving In | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Justin Spring.</i><p>On Friday nights, most testosterone-driven high school guys head out to the football field to …

Limbic Revision and How Love Rewires the Brain

Recently, at a dear friend’s wedding, the groom’s sister read an excerpt from one of my favorite books, <b>A General Theory of Love</b> (<i>public library</i>), which you might recall from pickings past. The passage framed beautifully the remarkable union we had gathered to witness, but also speaks powerfully to …

22 Things Happy People Do Differently

This article is from Chiara Fucarino. Enjoy!<p><b>Disclaimer: This article is not intended to address those with clinical depression or other mental</b> …

7 Essential Books on the Art and Science of Happiness

If you, like me, are fascinated by the human quest to understand the underpinnings of happiness but break out in hives at the mere mention of self-help books, you’re in luck: I’ve sifted through my personal library, a decade’s worth of obsessive reading, to surface seven essential books on the art …

44 Reasons Why Your Life Will Be So Much Easier In 2013

We really learned a lot in 2012. Now it's time to put it all to good use.

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19 Mind-Blowing Tricks Every iPhone And iPad User Should Know

You spend, like, half of your life on that thing. Time to figure out what it really does.

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15 Shopping Sites You'll Wish You Had Known About Sooner

Why bother with a store when they can bring it to your door?<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

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The Girlfriend Life

12 Letters That Will Melt Your Heart

Let's face it. Snapchatting someone just isn't the same.<p>16-year-old Sacia Flowers wrote to the author about her love of the <i>Harry Potter</i> series, loneliness, and her experience of being bullied at school. The transcript of Rowling's response:<p>The teacher's response: "I am honoured to be a witness to …

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26 Pieces Of Wanderlust-Inducing Art You Can Buy On Etsy

A little something to decorate your home when you're not busy traveling.

Jewelry

12 Whiskey And Food Pairings You Need To Know About

Forget the red or white selection at dinner: It's all about the brown now, baby.

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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 …

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 …

What To Do With Cornmeal (Other Than Just Make Cornbread)

My cupboards are full of half-bags. A half bag of hazelnut flour from when I made linzer cookies, maybe a quarter bag of chickpea flour for when I want to make socca or panelle. Same goes with cornmeal—or at least it used to. I'd leave a never-quite-empty bag hanging around in case I made skillet …

Sauced: Jalapeño Jam

<b>Jalapeño jam</b> isn't a supermarket staple where I live in New York. So when a barbecue glaze I made recently called for it, it took a bit of searching to even find a jar. When I finally did, I was stuck paying over four times what I should have. The experience left me thinking that would be the one …

9 Rules for Starting Your Own Farm | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Forrest Pritchard, farmer and author of</i> Gaining Ground.<p>You’ve dreamed of becoming a farmer, growing food not …

Secrets Of A Yacht Stewardess, As Told By Julie Perry

Julie Perry had the uncommon job of being a yacht stewardess on boats across the world for roughly three years, sailing everywhere from the Mediterranean to the Caribbean. In 2006, she wrote "The Insider's Guide To Becoming A Yacht Stewardess," which provided an inside look to both those who wanted …

6 Spectacular Make-Ahead Dinner Party Dishes

Six make-ahead dnner party mains, from lamb to seafood soup to eggplant parmesan.<p>As impressive as they look, the best thing about these entrées is that they're prepared in advance, which means you'll spend more time with your guests and less time in the kitchen on party night.

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8 Essential Abs Moves to Get a Flat Belly

Exercise 1 Plank with Leg Lift<p>Get into a modified pushup position with your weight resting on your forearms and toes, elbows directly beneath your shoulders. Your body should form a straight line from your neck to your ankles. From that position, brace your core and lift one foot off the floor. You …

Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches<p>Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that …