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4 Things You're Insecure About That Guys Do'’t Even Notice

<b>1. Split Ends</b><br>At least 47 times in my life, a girl has attempted to explain to me what a "split end" is. Each time, it ends with her nearly gouging my eye out with a lock of her hair as she holds it up to my face and yells, "<i>NOW DO YOU SEE?!"</i> And each time, it’s only out of fear for my own depth …

Jazz for Beginners: How to Listen to Jazz | The Art of Manliness

Jazz.<p>It’s the music that many men say they like, but don’t actually know anything about.<p>Which is a shame for a whole host of reasons.<p>For starters, …

Inspirational Quotes for 2014

10 Inspirational Quotes for 2014<p>Live by these mantras, and you’ll have one amazing year<p>Ready to make 2014 amazing? We thought so. To help you along, here are 10 so-motivating-you’ll-feel-like-you-can-do-anything quotes!

How to gain self confidence

<b>Get Moving</b><br>Research has linked any type of exercise—cardio, strength training, stretching—to greater body confidence. And it works whether or not your fitness level or weight changes, or whether your sweat sessions are mild or intense. Plus, just talking about a workout can up your self-image, says …

Time Management Tips | How to Live on 24 Hours Per Day | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: As you look back on the year that has just past, do you feel as though you spent another 12 months merely existing instead of truly</i> …

Just got a Nexus 7? Here are 5 steps to improve your new Android tablet

The 2013 Nexus 7 clocks in at just $229 making it one of the most affordable small tablets out there. Unlike the similarly priced Kindle Fire …

Think You Know How To Drink Water?

<b>Fact:</b> No one's sure where the so-called 8-by-8 rule came from, says Heinz Valtin, M.D., a Dartmouth College medical professor and author of two studies on the origin of the theory that the human body works best on eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day. The truth is, your daily requirement depends on …

Women's Health

"How did you get those arms? Do you lift weights?" Yogis hear these questions all the time and smile knowingly as they respond, "Nope. Just yoga." Yoga requires nothing but ourselves—no weights, no machines, just the ability to lift and hold our own body weight. If the gym feels like a prison, then …

Talented French Photogs Create Miniature Worlds Using Figurines and Food

Sorry, Mom, but playing with your food rocks. Especially if you do it with the imagination and exacting detail that French photographers Akiko Ida …

How to Bring Your Girlfriend Home: Tips for a Smooth Introduction | The Art of Manliness

You’ve already met her parents. Now it’s time for her to meet yours.<p>When you met her folks for the first time, your biggest concern was making a good …

The Best Android Launchers You Can Download Today

We love Android devices as much as the next person, but sometimes the vanilla Android experience leaves us wanting a little more. Thankfully, it’s possible to change the whole look and feel of your Android device with only the minimum of effort – and no need to root.<p>Android launchers, or home …

How to Be More Charismatic | The Art of Manliness

Are you a senior in high school running for Student Council President?<p>Are you an entrepreneur looking to make a successful pitch and attract …

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 …

How to calculate your cost of doing business

A solid grasp and understanding of your Cost of Doing Business (CODB) is a crucial business step in setting your creative and photographic fees.

Guy Kawasaki: 10 Tips for a Huge Social Media Following | Inc.com

"Never trust a social media expert who has fewer followers than you!" declared Guy Kawasaki in a recent HubSpot webinar. By that standard, you should value his opinion pretty highly: The man has over 7 million followers, if you count all of the platforms he uses. Kawasaki is a former chief …

Georgia Tech

A Street Photographer’s Unwavering Determination

Street photographer Flo Fox was born blind in one eye. As she approached the age of thirty, the vision in her other eye became fuzzy. And later she …

New Atlas

Loz Blain January 23, 2018<p>Sennheiser's high-tech headset puts microphones as well as earbuds in both your ears to produce incredibly immersive …

In this tutorial our writer takes 7 classic poses for photographing women and shows 3 variations for each - giving you a total of 21 poses to try. See them all at: http://digital-photography-school.com/women-posing-guide-in-action-7-sample-poses-21-different-photos

How to Make Small Talk | The Art of Manliness

Are you already kind of dreading meeting your freshman dorm roommate for the first time, wondering what you’re going to say?<p>When you spot an …

Are You Financially Compatible?

A ton of divorces are caused by financial conflicts, say Scott and Bethany Palmer, “the money couple,” authors of <i>The 5 Money Personalities</i>. “Many people assume these fights revolve around long-term decisions like debt and retirement planning,” they say—but that’s not always true. Couples often …

How to Photograph Food For Professional-Standard Shots

A great food photograph can do a lot of things – it can make a viewer hungry, it can convince a diner to order a dish and it can sell a hell of a lot …

This is What Photographers Can Do About Unwanted Digital Image Noise

Have you ever returned from a photo shoot only to be disappointed in the results because your images lack spark? Perhaps, they had low contrast, and …

How To Capture Personality in Your Senior Portrait Photos

Photo by Jennifer Basford<p>Jennifer Basford runs 3 Girls Photography based in Oklahoma, which specializes in high school senior portraiture. From …

7 Useful Post Ideas for Your Own Photography Blog

Once most photographers become serious about their craft — whether they are amateur, professional, or something in between — they usually start …

5 Important Tone Mapping Tips That Will Improve Your HDR

Tone mapping is at the heart of what most people consider to be HDR photography. Although we have a wonderful array of tone mapping software at our …

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10 Photography Life Hacks to Save Time and Money

If you’re not careful, photography can become a very expensive hobby. There’s always something new to buy. However, many camera accessories on the …

Morning and Evening Routines: How to Start and End a Successful Day | The Art of Manliness

You’re a college student.<p>It’s midnight. You’re brushing your teeth and reviewing how the day went. And you’re disappointed.<p>You had planned to work …

How to Become an Early Riser and the Benefits of Early Rising | The Art of Manliness

<i>Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. – Benjamin Franklin</i><p>As a boy, waking up early was something I associated with …

How to Say No | The Art of Manliness

We’ve talked a lot about the Nice Guy Syndrome here on AoM. You know the guy. Big time people pleaser, always puts others before himself, lets people …