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Planning an Epic Road Trip: 8 Tips You Need to Follow – Feature

There’s no better way to grow closer to your family or friends—or your car—than to go on an extended road trip.<p>To guarantee memories to last a lifetime, select the most interesting roads possible and skip the big population centers rife with chain restaurants, cookie-cutter hotels, and crowded …

RVs

Road Trip Pre-Departure Checklist: Items to Make or Break Your Trip – Feature

Lambert<p>Once you’ve planned an epic road trip, booked your hotels, organized your activities, and taken care of any long-term maintenance items on your vehicle, there are still a number of details to check in the weeks, days, and hours before you hit the road. Read on for a handy list of the most …

Databases

West America's adventure motorcycles

With all the marketing hype around ‘adventure riding’ these days, many motorcyclists won’t dare go off the beaten track without a large capacity dual-sport, an array of aftermarket parts and a support vehicle. It’s easy to forget that there was a time when this wasn’t an option—and that it’s …

Northern California

100+ Essential Books Every Man Should Read

Amazon is offering $5 off on print book purchases of $15 or more until 11:59 pm December 14, 2017. Use the promo code <b>BOOKGIFT17</b> at checkout to …

10 Cheap Date Ideas | The Art of Manliness

Bonus #11: Impromptu living room dance party.<p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Joe Weber of Dappered.com.</i><p>“’Cause I don’t care too… much for …

Latin Words and Phrases Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

What do great men like Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Theodore Roosevelt all have in common?<p>They all were proficient in Latin.<p>From the …

Up Plan

Ten shows to watch while you wait for Breaking Bad<p>One of the defining attributes of the recently ended Golden Age of Television was that the quality, …

TV

Tips for Your First Day and Week at a New Job | The Art of Manliness

This month a couple million students graduated from colleges around the country.<p>If you’re one of them, and through a combination of luck and vigorous …

Should we sacrifice the environment or the economy? Neither

As part of a course in public policy, I teach the following to my graduate students at Queen's: Arthur Pigou, a pioneer economist, argued in 1920 that when the market produces "uncharged disservices" (which economists now call "externalities"), resources are misallocated and that an <i>appropriate</i> tax …

Build a Wall Niche

Beautiful, practical and less than $50<p>If you need to carve out more storage space in your bathroom, we've got the project for you. Bathrooms are …

How to Iron a Dress Shirt Properly | The Art of Manliness

I can’t count the number of times I’ve seen a man who’s wearing what would be a very dapper get-up….except it’s ruined by wrinkly clothes. I see this …

How to Get a Drink at a Busy Bar | The Art of Manliness

<b>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from AoM’s resident bartender, Mike Hagan. Mr. Hagan has previously written on classic cocktails and</b> …

How to Make Friends in a New City | The Art of Manliness

Every year, roughly 15% of the population of America relocates. If we expand that to a five-year period, that number balloons to 40%. Most moves are …

Koostik: A Zero-Energy Wood Speaker to Amp Up Your iPhone

Koostik continues to unite nature and technology with their latest handmade wooden iPhone accessory called Pivot. Similar to other speakers currently …

iPhone

80 Frugal Tips to Save Money | The Art of Manliness

The manliness of frugality cannot be overstated. Frugality cultivates the manly qualities of independence, self-reliance, self-sufficiency, …

Building a Get-Home Bag | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart, Senior Instructor at the Willow Haven Outdoor School for Survival, Preparedness & …

Backpacking Recipes

Don’t ditch taste just because you’re backpacking<p><b>Have your own delicious recipes?</b><p>Making your own backpacking meals is a great option compared to …

Troubling news from the Bank of Canada

The Bank of Canada, like all central banks, is supposed to be independent from the government. That, as the Globe & Mail put it this morning, is …

World's Coolest Treehouse Hotels (PHOTOS)

Want to go out on a limb for your next vacation -- literally? Once the sole province of young boys and Ewoks, treehouses offer adventurous travelers (read: unafraid of heights) a unique travel experience in an age of roadside motel chains and globe-stretching hotel corporations.<p>Building a hotel in …

10 Stylish Looks Under $100

Stylish

Camping

Find the best campsites, recipes and gear for your next trip, whether you want to rough it or cross the country in a luxury RV.

Recipes

Dream Machine: 1978 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ45

<b>4/28/2013 Update:</b> The seller cancelled all bids and ended the auction early. The highest bid was $55k and the reserve was not met.<p><b>From 4/26/2013:</b><p>This …

Foreign workers a boon for employers, for Canada not so much

Canada's pool of unemployed labour is growing deeper – eroding the underpinning of the federal government's expanded temporary foreign worker program.<p>There are now 6.5 unemployed people for every job opening in the country, compared with 6.1 a year earlier, Statistics Canada data showed this week, …

How to judge a company? Look at its moat

Warren Buffett loves moats.<p>Not the watery variety, mind you. The billionaire has long admired companies with competitive advantages that act as barriers to potential rivals. He likes to say that these fortunate companies have an "economic moat."<p>Investors have an obvious incentive to find and …