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How to Develop the Savoir-Faire of James Bond | The Art of Manliness

In the film versions of Ian Fleming’s original James Bond novels, 007 often wins the day through the use of special high-tech gadgets furnished by …

Potatoes

The Best Research on Body Fat, Losing Fat, and Eating Fat

<b>If I see an article on the Internet or in paper publication worth reading, I take notes of the gist of the article and secure its reference.</b> If it …

Exercise

How To Do The Perfect Kettlebell Swing

Internet forums are funny things. They remind me of the zoo. Often they’re fascinating to watch and you can get a rare insight into some hidden facet …

Workouts

Health Improvements and Benefits of Low-Carb Diets

There are a lot of potential benefits to reduced-carbohydrate diets. Some of them have been intensely studied, while others have been commonly …

The truth behind the world's most cutting-edge, fat-burning performance meal plan: the keto diet

Timothy Noakes, M.D., is an emeritus professor in the Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine at the University of Cape Town. While his name …

Nutrition

What I Tell My Patients Who Want To Lose Belly Fat: A Hormone Expert Explains

<i>Dr. Sara Gottfried is a Harvard-trained MD, best-selling author, and leading expert on hormones. Now, she's teaming up with mindbodygreen to share</i> …

BrightSide — Inspiration. Creativity. Wonder.

The Great Filter theory suggests humans have already conquered the threat of extinction

It's difficult to not be pessimistic when considering humanity's future prospects. Many people would agree that it's more likely than not that we'll …

Rare Earth

The One Exercise You Should Do Before Every Single Workout

It'll open up your hips, ankles, and upper back, and activate your core and glutes—all so you can perform your best<p>Warmups are important. They improve your range of motion, reduce your risk of injury, and prime your muscles so that you can perform at your absolute best.<p>But what if we told you that …

Muscle

Can’t Get to the Gym Today? Try the Home Workout from Hell

You’ll do more work and burn more fat in 30 minutes than you normally do at the gym<p>Think it’s pointless to work out if you can’t make it to the gym?<p>Then you’ve never tried my Home Workout from Hell. (Note: It’s just as hellish in a hotel room.)<p><b>Related:</b> RIPTENSITY: The New Training System From <i>Men’s</i> …

Workouts

2 Circuits That Will Help You Drop Pounds and Add Muscle

Build size and burn fat with these cutting-edge routines<p>These are not your standard workout circuits. Created by Brian Neale, C.S.C.S., a performance coach in Westchester, New York, and creator of the <b>Build and Burn</b> workout, these 3-move routines will help you get lean and pack on muscle mass at the …

Standalone

Misconceptions About Disney

<b>YouTube Link</b><p>Disney: it's such an institution that it's not surprising urban legends, rumors and other debatable truths often surround its legend. …

25 Financial Terms Everyone Should Know

Do you know your AGI from your ARM from your PMI? Or does the mere mention of those acronyms make you go, "Huh?"<p>If you don't speak personal finance, don't worry -- we're here to help.<p>We know that managing your money can sometimes make you feel like you're learning a foreign language. So we compiled …

Strong, Fast, and Ripped: The Training Plan

Build an athletic body that's primed for peak performance<p>Why do you work out? Better question: Why do you <i>train</i>? Because there is a difference. After all, lots of people work out—to burn calories or relieve stress or just because they like to sweat. But athletes train. They train with the purpose of …

How to Undo the Damage of Sitting - 7 Simple Exercises | The Art of Manliness

If you’re like most men living and working in a techno-service economy, you probably spend a good deal of your day sitting down. You go from the …

How to Effectively Combine Aperture and Shutter Speed

It’s probably safe to say that nearly everyone reading this has not only heard of the famed exposure triangle, but has also dedicated a decent amount …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

How to Wrap Your Extension Cord Like a Contractor and Eliminate Knots | The Art of Manliness

Do your extension cords look like this when you’re unraveling them, no matter how nicely they were wrapped up?<p>Today I’m going to show you a tip that …

How to Field Dress and Butcher a Rabbit | The Art of Manliness

Everything is bigger in Texas — even the rabbits apparently.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart.</i><p><b>**Disclaimer: This post contains a</b> …

Interview Questions: Hiring Experts Reveal Their Favorites

<b>Who do you most admire and why?</b><i><br>Michael Yormark<br>President, the Florida Panthers and Sunrise Sports & Entertainment</i><br>“The answer reveals a lot about who …

Writing Is Thinking

Writing is intimidating. There’s this expectation of artful precision, mercurial grammatical rules, and the weird angst that comes with writing for …

The 10 Best Alternate Histories

(If the CSA won World War I by Jordan)<p>Alternate history is a genre of speculative fiction which alters historical events and sets stories within the …

Tell Better Stories In 2014: Storytelling Insight From Margaret Atwood, Ricky Gervais, And Many More

The audience Q&A is very much a part of most directors’, writers’, and other artists’ live appearances. In just about every case, someone from the audience will ask the same question, and the artist will sort of cringe internally, even though he or she probably expected it. That question is “Where …

Mac and Cheese Cheesecake

For: 15 Slices<p>Preparation<p>30 min.<p>Cooking<p>120 min.<p>Ready in<p>150 min.<p>8 Ounces Cream Cheese<br>• 8 Ounces Ricotta<br>• 8 Ounces Cheddar<br>• 2 Eggs<br>• 1/4 Cup Milk<br>• 1 Tablespoon …

How Photographers Make Timelapse Videos

We've posted tons of timelapse videos here, but haven't shown you much on how those videos are put together. In the short film below, photographer …