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50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …

Wine

5 Things I Learned About Cleaning from My German Mom — Mom Knows Best

I grew up in a pristine home. I don't mean to say that it was fancy — it wasn't — but it was spotless from the fan blades down to the baseboards. …

How To Tuck In Your Shirt Properly (And Keep It There)

How to tuck in a shirt is something you were taught as a child. But are you doing it correctly? Here are three ways to tuck in your shirt, when you …

Men's Fashion

Germany: A week long itinerary to Munich - tosomeplacenew

Munich, the Bavarian capital of Germany was our first European destination. The spring of 2017 was a great time to set foot into Europe and capture …

European Travel

How to Negotiate Your Salary: Managers’ 13 Top Tips

“Does anyone know how to negotiate salary?” my friend asks at one of our semiregular wine nights. Our conversations usually run the gamut from what’s …

Employment

If it ain’t ‘Brokeback’

Between staging, music, and material, it’s hard to decide what feels most broken about New York City Opera’s American premiere of <i>Brokeback Mountain</i>, …

The Best Blazers For Men & How To Wear Them

No longer reserved for the English gent or regimented Navy sir, the humble blazer has played a star role in seasons past, since its debut nearly two …

How To Fill A Fountain Pen

One question that many people who are new to using fountain pens have is how do I fill a fountain pen? There are many different filling systems …

A Longed-For Tristan

“<i>H</i><i>ö</i><i>rst du sie noch?</i>” (Do you still hear them?) asks Isolde, listening for hunting horns receding in the distance by night. It is the first libretto …

Learning Is a Learned Behavior. Here’s How to Get Better at It.

Many people mistakenly believe that the ability to learn is a matter of intelligence. For them, learning is an immutable trait like eye color, simply luck of the genetic draw. People are born learners, or they’re not, the thinking goes. So why bother getting better at it?<p>And that’s why many people …

The Top 10 Men’s Dress Shirts to Own

#1. The White Poplin/Pinpoint/Twill• <b>Nordstrom Trim Fit Non Iron Dress Shirt – $39.00</b>• <b><br>Amazon “Buttoned Down” No Pocket Dress Shirt – $39</b>• <b><br>The Tie Bar</b> …

Beginner's Guide to Fountain Pens | The Art of Manliness

“To sit at one’s table on a sunny morning, with four clear hours of uninterruptible security, plenty of nice white paper, and a [fountain] pen — that …

How to record iPhone calls

Have you ever needed to record a call on your iPhone? While there’s no direct way to do this built in to iOS, there are some easy to use software and hardware options. Follow along for how to record iPhone calls.<p>While there’s a workaround to use the Phone apps’ three-way call feature on iOS to call …

What the Mona Lisa Tells Us About Art in the Instagram Era

PARIS — The young couple moved to the front of the crowd to look at the painting. After a few seconds, the woman turned around, smiled into her cellphone and took some selfies. Next, she handed her device to her husband, who took more formal shots of her in front of the work. The two then posed arm …

Mona Lisa

How-To: Clean a Pelikan Fountain Pen

I have been asked on a few occasions over the past several weeks about what is the best way to clean a Pelikan fountain pen. While I’m not sure …

Cleaning

The best replacements for Apple’s defunct AirPort accessories

On Thursday, Apple made the disappointing announcement that it is discontinuing its AirPort line of network accessories. The company told <i>9to5Mac</i> that it will continue to sell remaining inventory, but has no plans for future hardware.<p>With the AirPort devices on the way out, what are the best …

Zen and the Art of Fountain Pen Maintenance

(<i>Susan M. Pigott is a fountain pen collector, pen and paperholic, photographer, and professor. You can find more from Susan on her blog …

How American Racism Influenced Hitler

Scholars are mapping the international precursors of Nazism.<p>“History teaches, but has no pupils,” the Marxist philosopher Antonio Gramsci wrote. That line comes to mind when I browse in the history section of a bookstore. An adage in publishing is that you can never go wrong with books about …

J. Edgar Hoover

How To Purge Everything You Don't Need From Your Home

Out with the old, in with the new — that’s what ringing in the new year is about, right? And, while that is a good motto for many areas of your life, …

How to change your DNS to see if Cloudflare can speed up your internet

A couple days ago, Cloudflare launched its own DNS service at 1.1.1.1, promising that consumers would enjoy greater privacy and potentially faster internet if they switched over from their ISP’s default. Now, those speed differences might not be significant or noticeable enough to the point of …

Ink Shot Review: Waterman Audacious Red @KnightsWritingC

Thanks to Knights Writing Co. (a Canadian webshop!) for sending this ink for a review!<b><br>ABOUT</b>Color: Red<br>Bottle: 50 ml<br>Price: $14.00 CAD<br>Where to buy: …

Google Knows Literally Everything About You - Here's How To Delete That Data

Take back control of your information with these easy steps.<p>Google, just like Facebook, collects a lot of personal data about its users. While many …

Diabetes Diet: Tips For Best Dietary Management

Diabetes is one of those conditions which cannot be cured. It needs to be managed. It is a lifestyle related disorder and calls for lifestyle …

Diabetes

The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …

5 Tips to Improve Your Handwriting with Fountain Pens

The Goulet Pens team often gets questions about how to improve one’s handwriting and steps that can be taken to use fountain pens to make your …

Using Psychology to Boost Your Grades: Taking Notes

Many students bring laptops to class, thinking that typing their notes will make them better learners than the 'old fashioned' method of writing by …

20 Essential Travel Tips You Need To Know Before Visiting Europe

Europe is one incredibly awesome continent to explore! With so many things to see, do and discover, it’s the perfect place to plan your travelling …

European Travel

Ideas for the Diary Nervous

Yet another January has drawn to a close and as always the tattered remains of many a New Years Resolution lays by the wayside. <br>For those of you whom …

This Amazingly Simple Technique Lets You Learn Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

Learning

How To Refill A Fountain Pen Ink Cartridge

One of the main disadvantages to using ink cartridges in your fountain pens is that you are very limited in which inks are available in cartridge …