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Google Hangouts for iOS can call US & Canada for free, receive Google Voice calls

The Google Hangouts app for iOS is getting a major update this evening that gives it all new calling features on Apple's mobile hardware. Users can call phone numbers directly from the app itself, with no charge for any calls to US & Canadian numbers (international calls work too, for a fee). If …

14 Twitter Feeds To Boost Your Political IQ

No matter where you stand in terms of party lines, there's no denying the impact politics can have on our daily lives. And, in an age where a world …

Tim Dowling: confessions of a middle-aged scruff

When I was at high school, I stacked shelves in a supermarket for nine months. After I graduated from college, I spent a similar length of time working in the post room of a corporate HQ. These are the only jobs I have had where I was required to wear a tie, and yet my tie collection is pretty …

Arousal and Performance: How Stress and Fear Affect Tactical Performance | The Art of Manliness

Think back to the last time you experienced a high amount of psychological stress. For example, after you were in a fender bender or before you had …

How to Decorate a Man Room | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Jayson Franklin and Morgan Gagne of Manly Vintage.</i><p>There’s a good chance the first interior decorator was a …

Krav Maga Technique of the Month: Overhand Direct One-Handed Strike Defense | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: We had such a great response to our</i> Primer on Krav Maga <i>article back in July, we thought many of you would be interested in learning</i> …

How to Fire a Handgun Safely and Correctly | The Art of Manliness

I grew up around guns my entire childhood. My dad was a federal game warden, so seeing him holster up or clean his gun are some of my boyhood …

How to Say No | The Art of Manliness

We’ve talked a lot about the Nice Guy Syndrome here on AoM. You know the guy. Big time people pleaser, always puts others before himself, lets people …

Morning and Evening Routines: How to Start and End a Successful Day | The Art of Manliness

You’re a college student.<p>It’s midnight. You’re brushing your teeth and reviewing how the day went. And you’re disappointed.<p>You had planned to work …

How to Become an Early Riser and the Benefits of Early Rising | The Art of Manliness

<i>Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. – Benjamin Franklin</i><p>As a boy, waking up early was something I associated with …

Manly Quotes | 80+ Quotes on Men & Manhood | The Art of Manliness

When putting together our two paperback books, we sought to pepper the text in each with quotes about men and manhood. What we quickly discovered was …

9 Foundational Habits Young Men Should Start Now to Raise Themselves Right | The Art of Manliness

Awhile back I was driving through the place where I grew up – Edmond, Oklahoma – and happened to pass by my old high school. This wasn’t an unusual …

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 …

How to Get Your Kids to Do Chores | The Art of Manliness

Every dad wants his children to grow up to be responsible, contributing members of society. But before they head out on their own and make their mark …

5 Types of Friends Every Man Needs | The Art of Manliness

Evolutionary biologist and author Robin Dunbar argues that the average human can sustain about 150 friendships. Now, that term is used quite loosely …

Krav Maga Technique of the Month: Defending a Two-Handed Overhead Chair or Stool-Type Attack | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from krav maga expert David Kahn’s book</i> Krav Maga Weapon Defenses.<p>Welcome back to another installment of the Krav …

Classroom Etiquette for the College Man: How to Be A Gentleman Scholar | The Art of Manliness

“They attend classes but make no effort to learn anything.” -Alvarus Pelagius<p>College students often get a lot of flack these days — with seemingly …

Skills Every Young Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: An AoM reader recently wrote me a letter recommending I look up this old essay, which originally appeared in Harper’s Magazine in</i> …

How to Build Your Vocabulary In 5 Easy Steps | The Art of Manliness

Today, we’re going to talk about removing another kind of filler from your speech (and your writing as well): empty words. Just like empty calories …

You May Be Strong . . . But Are You Tough? | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post written by Khaled Allen</i>.<p>As a little boy, I was scrawny, weak, and prone to illness (much like a certain former …

How to Parallel Park | The Art of Manliness

Picture this scenario.<p>It’s Friday night and Mr. Suburbia is driving downtown to the big city with Judy on a first date to catch a 7PM off-Broadway …

A Home Maintenance Checklist: An Incredibly Handy Tool to Keep Your House in Tip-Top Shape | The Art of Manliness

<i>Update: One of our commenters, Brandon Beeson, was kind enough to put this into a Google Doc as a checklist. Click here to access that document</i>. <i>Feel</i> …

The Importance of Establishing Family Traditions: Creating a Positive Family Culture | The Art of Manliness

Here’s a bit of trivia about me: My great-great-grandmother on my dad’s side was a full-blooded Mexicana. For whatever reason, this trace of Mexican …

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iPhone 5S Touch ID Likely On iPad 5 Even Though Performance Is Erratic

Am I the only one disappointed by Touch ID on the new iPhone 5S? Apparently not. My own experience has been that it worked great the first day after I got the phone and almost not at all since. So I feel a little like I’ve been duped into actually using a passcode (which I never did before) so that …

Apple Predicted to Release Ultra-Slim 12-Inch MacBook with Retina Display in Mid-2014

Apple may be planning to release a 12-inch MacBook with an all-new design and high-resolution Retina Display in the middle of 2014, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.<p>Specifically, the new MacBook is expected to feature a clamshell form factor even thinner than the current MacBook …

BlackBerry Z30 Review: What Exactly Is the Problem with This Phone?

BlackBerry’s newest all touchscreen flagship was announced at a strange time, amid talks of the company courting talk of acquisitions. Nonetheless, it comes out of the gate swinging with the BlackBerry’s largest touchscreen to date – a full 5-inches, a powerful 1.7 GHz dual-core processor and the …