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The Perfect Suitcase Keeps Your Smelly Laundry Sealed Off

When you're traveling, your suitcase can quickly go from a model of organization to a chaotic catch-all of clothing, souvenirs, and dirty laundry. …

Get Lost Inside This Seriously Hypnotic Spinning Clay Art

I cannot stop watching intricate patterns emerge like magic from the hands of Russian potter Mikhail Sadovnikov. How does he draw such incredible …

How to Make Meatballs | The Art of Manliness

<i>“Utah! Get me TWO!”</i><p>That iconic quote from the cult classic film <i>Point Break</i> reiterates the fact that you can never stop with just one meatball. …

How to Field Dress a Squirrel | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart of Willow Haven Outdoor.</i><p><b>**Disclaimer: This post contains a graphic step-by-step depiction of</b> …

20 Manly Aphorisms | The Art of Manliness

When I was a young man, I would scoff at well-intentioned adults who would sometimes offer up little aphorisms when I got in trouble or had a …

How To Sharpen A Bushcraft Knife

There is an old adage that you are only as sharp as your knife.<p>Consistent sharpening doesn’t require expensive or complicated equipment.<p>All you need …

How to turn Xbox One text codes into Kinect-redeemable QR codes

The Xbox One wants to make things easy for gamers. For example, its Kinect camera can read QR codes, so when you buy a Xbox Store gift card or an Xbox Live Gold subscription, you can hold the QR code up to the camera and redeem it instantly. Unfortunately, some publishers are still only including …

How to Make Beef Jerky | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from Tim Ferriss‘ new book,</i> The Four Hour Chef<i>.</i><p><b>An Introduction to Dehydrating Food</b><p>Dehydration is all about removing …

Manta Resort Underwater Room

The Manta Resort located in Zanzibar, Africa, is offering a truly special experience, the spectacular Manta Underwater Room is submerged beneath the …

Scuba Diving

Cedar: Quick and Easy Survival Cordage (And a Tree Bark Education)

In our modern society we’ve pretty much eliminated the need for rope. I rarely use rope or string for normal every day applications. When I was a kid …

37 Awesome Survival/Prepping Hacks

July 1, 2013 by Melanie Swick | 31 Comments<p>Many people think that if they just have this one tool, or the right gun, or a super-secret hide out, they …

Solar Camping on Steroids

[Rick] does <b>a lot</b> of camping, but he loves his electronics. So he’s now on his third iteration of his solar-powered battery box, and it packs quite …

Indestructible Camping Gear to Tame the Outdoors

Don't rough it on a tenderfoot's equipment. Pack these 12 outdoorsy gadgetsincluding tents, knives, cookware, and indestructible camerasto toughen up your next camping trip.<p>Don't rough it on a tenderfoot's equipment. Pack these 12 outdoorsy gadgets—including tents, knives, cookware, and …

Lake Superior

5 Awesome Recipes for the Man’s-Man | The Art of Manliness

I believe every man should know how to cook. That being said, I’m realistic enough to know that many of you are likely to “outsource” cooking to …

Top 10 Ways to Unleash Your Inner Evil

“Evil” is a complex thing. Sometimes evil is justified, other times knowing evil is just the best way to fight it. Here are 10 things that clearly …

Thwart Car Thieves With a Hidden Kill Switch

One clever way to keep your car from being stolen: Put in a kill switch (or better yet, several of them) that can cut off the flow of electricity in your car.<p>I have a pickup I absolutely love, and would like to prevent it from being stolen. Have any ideas to make it theft-proof?<p>Car theft is a …

Learn All the GIMP Keyboard Shortcuts with This Cheat Sheet

Like Photoshop, GIMP comes packed with a ton of keyboard shortcuts so you can work in the image editing tool more quickly and efficiently. This cheat …

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How to Roll Your Shirt Sleeves: Your 60-Second Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

Some sleeve-rolling techniques are better and more appropriate than others depending on the garment and the occasion. Here’s your 60-second …

A Massive Map of Beer For Obsessive Brew Snobs

There comes a time in life when the cheap, watery beer ubiquitous at youthful keg parties and in not-quite-legally-sourced 24-packs just <i>isn’t good</i> …

Reward Summit Tells You Which Card to Use For Maximum Reward Points

iOS/Android/Chrome: You've got your Amazon credit card for Amazon purchases, your Southwest card for travel, and your Target card for general …

Learn The Ins and Outs of Wine with this Infographic

Wine is complicated, there's no getting around it. While I prefer to just relax and enjoy it, if you want a better appreciation and understanding of …

Deep Breathing For Optimum Health

As explained in my recent article, The Most Important Thing in Your Life, there is literally nothing whatsoever more crucial to your health, …

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How to Make a Leather Sheath for a Knife (Or Anything Else) | The Art of Manliness

Sometimes you want an item close at hand: not in a pocket, but right there where you need it. A pocket watch, compass, knife, cell phone, or any …

White Water Rafting Street Art

A river emerges from a crack in an urban wall. The mysterious British street artist JPS stenciled this design. You can view a gallery of his work at …

Periodic Table of the Muppets

Artist Mike Boon, who designed the cute Dr. Seuss alphabet and other neat alphabets featured on Neatorama a while ago, is back with this clever …

The Lost Sketch Book Of Guillermo del Toro Revealed...

For the past decade, Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro can lay claim to being one of Hollywood's most imaginative directors. He's the visionary …

How to Turn a Smartphone Panorama Into a ‘Tiny Planet’ Photo

Ever since Google released the Photosphere feature for their Nexus devices, I have been obsessed with making tiny planets. The photosphere feature …

An Alarm Clock With a Feature You Actually Need: USB Ports

It's a hard pill for the alarm clock industry to swallow, but the fact of the matter is that we don't really need them anymore. Smartphones have been …