Olivier Van Durme

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How to Tell the Difference Between Bourbon and Rye Whiskeys

Most men can’t distinguish one from the other, according to this new study. Keep an eye out for these subtle differences<p>If you know a little bit about cocktails, you can probably spout off the main whiskey in a Manhattan (rye) and an Old Fashioned (bourbon).<p>But could you actually tell the …

How to Be the Most Stylish, Likable Guy at the Party

Essential advice for every kind of holiday gathering.<p>Being great at parties isn't some sort of mystically bestowed talent. It's learned. So, you really have no excuse for getting it wrong. Read on for our tips on becoming the MVG (most valuable guest) at a formal event, a causal hangout, and …

Play Life Less Like Chess and More Like Tetris

Chess is the classic game of competitive strategy. It can also teach you a lot about life, right? Actually, if you want a game that symbolizes real …

21 Scents for Every Occasion

Barret WertzSpin the BottleFind the perfect scent to match the mood and occasion.

Lanvin 2016 Spring/Summer Cross Training Sneakers

Cop or drop?<p>Introduced a few seasons ago by Lanvin Homme’s Creative Director Lucas Ossendrijver, the Lanvin Cross Trainer is a sportswear-inspired design heavy on intricate details. The elegant and casual concept is comprised of lambskin donning eye-catching prints. Check out more above and shop …

50 Hearty (And Easy) Chili Recipes

6 Classic Colognes Every Man Should Own

<i>Last Updated October, 2017: Prices and links have been updated.</i><p>The word <i>perfume</i> originates from the Latin word <i>perfumare</i>, meaning “to smoke through.” …

Why You Should Drink Bourbon With Oysters

The next time you shuck open a dozen oysters or order an icy platterful, consider skipping the usual glass of sparkling wine or Muscadet. Instead, …

Tips for a Whiskey Pairing Dinner Party

The obsession with whiskey has inspired some restaurants to offer carnivores a new pairing experience. Chef Christina Lecki of the Breslin in NYC …

An Italian Wine Master’s Guide to 12 Great Bottles—and When to Open Them

Jeff Porter of Batali & Bastianich shares six Italian wines to put away and six to drink now.<p>Italy boasts thousands of different wine types—some of …

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How To Prepare For The Entrepreneur Life You Want

One of the simplest questions I get from aspiring entrepreneurs, and ironically one of the hardest, is “How do I start?” I want to tell them to just start anywhere, but I realize that most have no idea where anywhere is. They just aren’t prepared for the life they want, and are really asking me how …

Wemoto 2016 Spring/Summer Collection

Fusing mature casualwear with sport and street influences, budding minimalist brand unveils next year’s offering.<p>With a penchant for fusing mature casualwear with sport and street influences, budding minimalist brand Wemoto unveils next year’s spring/summer offering. The collection features …

Alexander McQueen Dégradé Suede Bomber Jacket

High fashion’s latest interpretative take on the reigning bomber jacket style.<p>Alexander McQueen merges first class quality with comfort in its latest jacket design. McQueen’s Dégradé suede bomber jacket flaunts a gradient scale, suede texture, boasting a cotton-twill inner lining, two large front …

Marcelo Burlon 2015 Spring/Summer Delivery 3

Dirt biking and motorcycle culture runs rampant throughout this collection.<p>Melding a high fashion aesthetic with bold artwork and street-ready silhouettes, Marcelo Burlon returns with the latest from his County of Milan label. For Spring/Summer 2015, the multifaceted Italian designer took …

CEOs Reveal The Secrets To Motivating Employees To Perform At Their Peak

A handful employees who perform at their peak is better than a dozen employees who operate at 50% efficiency. Yet, motivating employees to perform at their peak can be one of the biggest challenges business leaders face.<p>I checked in with four successful CEOs to learn how they keep their teams …

Dark side of Japan revealed in film about Internet cafe living

The bleak and unforgiving existence of Japan's salarymen and part-time workers, who often live in Internet cafes to save on rent, is difficult to …

Beginners Guide To Shiraz

<b>Every man needs to know a good Shiraz in order to win at life. The second part in our Magnificent Bastard’s Guide To Wine series sees our resident</b> …

Ribeye

Wooden Cantilever Bar Looks Like A Hovering Prism

As a space-saving solution for a cramped Parisian restaurant, French design firm Atelier JMCA came up with this intriguing, prism-shaped bar. The cantilever design – supported on only one side – makes the bar look like it's hovering in midair.<p>The shiny planks combined with the minimalist, …

Architecture

Kirin Ichiban Frozen Beer Slushie Machine

When the mercury starts to rise, there's nothing quite like a cold beer to help cool you off — then throw in a healthy portion of slushie foam on …

Food

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How to Fail: 10 Tips for Explaining Your Missteps | The Art of Manliness

In my previous post, “The Helicopter-Jumper’s Guide to Talking About Yourself,” I explained 10 ways you can talk about your <i>accomplishments</i> without …

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The 50 Best Action Movies

While many of our lives resemble dramas, or comedies, our society has thankfully evolved to a point where many of us avoid daily physical danger. …

18 Things Every Man Should Do This Summer | The Art of Manliness

Summertime is here and I couldn’t be happier. As author Benjamin Alire Sáenz put it, summertime is a “book of hope,” filled with the promise of …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Long Reads<p>One night at a Saigon club, Jordan Vogt-Roberts was brutally beaten by a mysterious mob of gangsters.<p>By Max Marshall4 hours agoView …

Red Carpet

Brussels Jewish museum shooting spree ‘could be tied to intelligence’

By <b>JOSEPH FITSANAKIS</b> | intelNews.org<br>Belgian police investigating last weekend’s shooting spree at a Jewish heritage center in Brussels do not rule out …

The best of Provence

Gorges du Verdon<p>Arriving at the spectacular-setting of the <b>Hotel des Gorges du Verdon</b> is a relief after a series of nerve-jangling hairpin bends on the D952. All is sparkling, modern, eco-friendly and full of the greens, gingers and lavender tones of the Gorges region. It's a short walk to the start …

Paris: five of the best traditional restaurants

A new study suggests that hamburgers are encroaching more and more on traditional French cuisine. In the expectation that British visitors will probably still prefer to eat the old-fashioned way when in France, our expert Natasha Edwards has selected her favourite places for traditional cuisine in …

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