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$11,000 Smart Toilet Basically Does Everything But Poop for You

The bathroom was one of the few places that technology had not been very successful in infiltrating, but with Japanese smart toilets gaining in …

135 Amazing Facts for People Who Like Amazing Facts

Store these away for future trivia nights.<p>1. Mister Rogers always mentioned out loud that he was feeding his fish because a young blind viewer once …

Mary Magdalene

5 Ancient Stoic Tactics for Modern Life | The Art of Manliness

Stoicism emerged as a philosophy, a way of life — similar to a religion, really — most famously in ancient Rome somewhere around 50-100 AD (even …

Winston Churchill

Ikea launches Tom Dixon collaboration, a modular, hackable furniture range

One of Britain’s best-known product designers, Tom Dixon has collaborated with Ikea to create a modular, hackable furniture system. Where most of Tom …

Furniture

Traveling Couple Embroiders All the Charming Architecture They Come Across

Partners in both life and art, French-Swedish textile artists Charles Henry and Elin Petronella create embroidery designs inspired by architecture. Together known as Le Kadre, their aim is to “inspire and motivate people to create.” Each embroidered cityscape illustrates the couple’s travels, …

A Closer Look at the Nike Air VaporMax Plus "Triple Black"

Maximum stealth mode.<p>Following a preview of its pearlescent white and silver colorways, Nike‘s Air VaporMax Plus now comes forth in a popular “Triple Black” makeup for those looking for a stealthy pair for the new year.<p>The mashup silhouette consists of an Air Max Plus upper and Nike’s signature …

Nike Debuts the Air More Money With The “Currency” Pack

<b>Brand:</b> Nike<p><b>Model:</b> Air More Money<p><b>Key Features:</b> Air Money upper, Air More Uptempo outsole, removable shroud, country flags, currency symbols<p><b>Release</b> …

Shoes

Why Is Traditional Scottish Clothing So Popular in Japan?

<i>The article below was written by Japanese fashion historian, W. David Marx, and appears in the forthcoming second issue of Vanguards Magazine, a</i> …

Tweed

Arcade Game Sofas Are Made for Retro Relaxation

From time to time, some sort of nerdy product circulates on the internet and we’re forced to rethink our personal budgets in order to own that bit of …

Atari Retro Handheld Console Takes Classic Gaming on the Go

Earlier this summer, Atari teased the new Atari Box, the first console created by the company in two decades. While we’re still awaiting word on how …

Retrogaming

WWII Tips of Sabotaging Enemy Efforts | The Art of Manliness

In 1944, the Allied troops were gaining ground on the battlefields of WWII, but still faced opposition from the Axis powers. The weaker that enemy …

Company Creates Virtually Indestructible Hoodie Designed to Last 100 Years

A hoodie isn’t really the kind of thing you ever consider passing on to your children and grandchildren, but then again, most hoodies aren’t made …

Clothing

Herschel Walker's Fitness & Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

As a boy I followed the Dallas Cowboys, and one of the players I really admired was Herschel Walker. He was a beast, but the guy could move like …

On the Seventh Day, We Unplug: How and Why to Take a Tech Sabbath | The Art of Manliness

In 2012, the average American consumed 13.6 hours of media each day. By 2015, that number is expected to rise to 15.5. These figures include media …

All Extremely Confident People Give Up These 13 Habits | Inc.com

Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in deep-seated insecurities. Authentic confidence has nothing to do with …

Self-help

Complete Guide to Scotch Whisky | The Art of Manliness

“The proper drinking of Scotch whisky is more than indulgence: it is a toast to civilization, a tribute to the continuity of culture, a manifesto of …

Depression in Men: The Symptoms | The Art of Manliness

So far we’ve discussed the history of depression, and explored its possible causes. Before we conclude this series next week with a guidebook on …

Mayo Clinic

6 Things You Must Quit Doing Now If You Want to Be More Successful | Inc.com

Most of us grew up hearing the mantra "Don't be a quitter," and we've internalized it to the point where we feel guilty if we don't finish a book that's boring us to death. Our parents weren't entirely wrong in saying that persistence is necessary for success, but sometimes quitting is the most …

Motivation

3 Lessons About Mental Toughness You Can Learn From Yoda

You might never use the Force, but you can learn a couple of tricks from the little green Jedi.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Yoda, Jedi Master and hand puppet, once said, “Do or do not -- there is no try.”<p>Whether you’re a Star Wars fan or not (although I’m not sure …

Self-improvement

How and Why to Become a Lifelong Learner | The Art of Manliness

For the first twenty-two years or so of our lives, our main “job” is learning. The bulk of our time is spent in classrooms acquiring new knowledge. …

3 Profound Lessons From a Japanese Zen Master That Will Blow Your Mind

It can be hard to find meaning and purpose sometimes. We spend so much time working and being busy that we forget to stop and look inside ourselves …

9 Habits for Eliminating Negativity From Your Life | Inc.com

<i>How can I avoid negativity? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela-Canovic, Productivity Hacker, Writer, and Entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, on Quora:</b><p>By adopting a positive mindset …

Happiness

Stealth 2.0 RFID-Blocking Card Holder

Stay ahead of the criminal curve and protect yourself with the Stealth 2.0 RFID-Blocking Card Holder. Taking inspiration from aerospace engineering, …

The Workout I’ll Do for Life

Today is not a legs day, a chest day, or an arms-and-back day. And it’s definitely not an abs day. In fact, it’s never an abs day. Today, like every …

Workouts

Best Books About Manhood and Masculinity | The Art of Manliness

In every time period, and all across the world, men have been very interested in the question of what it means to be a man. Some of their answers …

JBL’s Wearable Soundgear is Freedom for Your Ears

Who says your ears have to be covered up while listening to music? The JBL Soundgear wraps around the neck, leaving your unencumbered ears free to …

Hot Toys Reveals Their Arkham Knight Batman

Rocksteady Studios made a name for themselves by creating a trilogy now regarded by many as the finest superhero games ever made. Beginning in 2009 …

Comic Books

KFC’s Fried Chicken Candle Really Sets The Mood

We’ve seen fried chicken-scented candles in the past, but now KFC has produced an official version in New Zealand as part of a social media giveaway. …

Fried Chicken

Flatware for Germophobes

If the sight of forks and spoons resting on a table, or tablecloth, or napkin, bothers you, the Dawoochen company have you covered. A set of flatware …

Immune System

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable, According to a Green Beret

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

Self-help