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20 Manly Aphorisms | The Art of Manliness

When I was a young man, I would scoff at well-intentioned adults who would sometimes offer up little aphorisms when I got in trouble or had a …

How to Throw a Dynamite Straight Punch: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

The straight punch is an effective blow to deal a fighting opponent. John L. Sullivan is on deck today to show you how to deliver this punch with …

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 …

How to Let Go of Anger

We've all been hurt by someone before and felt angry as a result. While you may also feel pain, hurt, or disappointment, anger can become dangerous …

More than 1.2 billion people are playing games

More than 1.2 billion people are playing games worldwide, according to a state of the industry report by Spil Games.<p>Of those, about 700 million play online games. That amounts to 44 percent of the world’s online population, according to comScore data cited by Spil Games.<p>“Many people don’t know how …

Facebook Just Recognized a New Country

Five years after declaring independence, Kosovo is now listed on the world's biggest social network.<p>The world's largest social network, Facebook, has finally listed Kosovo as its own country—more than five years after the breakaway territory proclaimed independence from Serbia and after more than …

Consoles “Too Limited” for Oculus Rift

"It's hard to imagine them running a VR experience that's on par with PC.”<p>Inventor of the Oculus Rift and founder of Oculus VR Palmer Luckey believes …

Artists can do more than engineers to push innovation in tech

Some actors fully immerse themselves in their roles. They become their character for the duration of the shooting by adopting their accents, mannerisms, and personalities. Very rarely do they stay in character beyond the wrap party.<p>And then there’s Ashton Kutcher. After playing Steve Jobs in the …

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This is How Facebook Ranks Your Friends

Have you ever wondered how Facebook ranks your friends for you? The company keeps a score for everyone you interact with on the social network.<p>This affects the order of results when you start typing a name into the search box, the people that appear on top in your Friends pane when someone visits …

Apple Reportedly Developing Large Curved Screen iPhones For Late 2014, Better Touchscreen Sensors

Apple is said to be working on two curved display iPhone models for the “second half of next year,” according to a source speaking to Bloomberg, with a likely release planned for the third quarter, as well as better touchscreen sensors that introduce fine pressure sensitivity for later devices to …

New coating could lead to waterproof mobile phones

A new waterproof coating to protect the delicate electronics in mobile phones could mean getting your phone wet will no longer be a disaster<p>Dropping your phone down the toilet may never be a problem again.<p>Researchers have developed a new way of waterproofing electronic components that means they …

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Hanging Out with Pornstar Christy Mack Made Me Less Scared of Porn

I chatted with pornstar Christy Mack talked about taking trips to Hobby Lobby—an arts and crafts retail chain in America—with her mom, along with pornography's potential to both empower and degrade women<p>Although I can't say why, I've always been scared of porn. Maybe it all goes back to the time I …

Here’s how LG’s self-healing G Flex smartphone could work

LG is set to release its latest smartphone, the G Flex, in Korea next month. It will be the first phone to feature a vertically curved screen designed to fit the contours of a face and, more remarkably, a self-healing coating on the back cover.<p>This step into self-healing smartphones shouldn’t come …

Ara is a Motorola Project to Make Phones as Customizable as Android

If you thought Motorola and its Moto X Maker helped you customize a unique smartphone, then prepare for even more. The Google-owned company has just announced Ara, a hardware platform that is entirely open to customization — essentially letting tinkerers develop their own smartphones.<p>“We want to do …

This African Inventor Created A $100 3-D Printer From E-Waste

Kodjo Afate Gnikou, an inventor working in a Togolese maker space, created a 3-D printer from discarded scanner parts that can be built for less than $100.<p>The small West African nation of Togo is one of the last places you’d expect to find a maker space–a workshop where inventors and tinkerers can …

Cupertino city council endorses Apple campus plan

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) -- Apple's plans for a massive new campus in Silicon Valley that co-founder Steve Jobs likened to a spaceship have cleared a major hurdle.<p>The San Jose Mercury News reports the City Council in Cupertino, where Apple's current headquarters is also based, unanimously approved …

The Internet Costs 30% Of Monthly Wages In Some Nations. Google Wants To Help.

Internet access is astonishingly expensive in some parts of the world. The International Telecommunications Union estimates that fixed broadband costs 30 percent of the average monthly wage within the developing world [PDF]. To address this, Google, Facebook, USAID and a host of top-tier tech …

The Moto X Camera Update Is Here and These Are the Results

Author: Roberto Baldwin. Roberto Baldwin Gear<p>Date of Publication: 10.04.13.<p>Time of Publication: 8:22 pm. 8:22 pm<p>Pre-update on the left. Post-update …

Pokemon cocktails offer adult fun with a twist

Tumblr user and Pokemon fan meowpurrnom created nine frozen cocktails of the "Eeveelution" variety.<p>The cocktail menu includes an alcoholic spin on every known evolution of Eevee, including the newest addition, Sylveon. Although specific measurements for each drink aren't given, the mix for each is …

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View from space: Earthquake island before and after

“The island is really just a big pile of mud from the seafloor that got pushed up.” – Bill Barnhart, USGS geologist<p>The deadly earthquake that struck …

Grand Theft Auto 5 actors share their thoughts on game's success

The voices behind <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i>'s three-hero cast — Steven Ogg (Trevor), Shawn Fonteno (Franklin) and Ned Luke (Michael) — recently spoke with GQ about their personal connections with the game following its launch.<p><i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> set a record after topping $1 billion in sales after three …

Vintage Motivational Posters From the 20s and 30s | The Art of Manliness

Today’s business motivational posters — symbolized most prominently by “Sucessories” — are the butt of many a joke. But back in your grandpa’s day, …

Survival Lessons from World War Z | The Art of Manliness

Before <i>World War Z</i> was ever a Brad Pitt flick, it was a bestselling book. It tells the story of the zombie apocalypse as a series of interviews …