Ruben Ramirez

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A Primer on Stocks and the Stock Market | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Matt Alden S., publisher of Dividend Monk.</i><p>The stock market can be a confusing and hectic place. Especially …

Manvotional: Fighting | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This week’s post on thumos brought to mind this Manvotional.</i> Tom Brown’s School Days <i>was a popular nineteenth-century novel that</i> …

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 …

Conversational Narcissism: How to Avoid It | The Art of Manliness

Last month I met up with an old friend I hadn’t seen in forever to have lunch. Having both read and written about how to be an effective and …

How to Feel Like a Man | The Art of Manliness

Since starting The Art of Manliness nearly five years ago, I’ve interacted with thousands of men from all over the world. One thing that I’ve learned …

Manliness and Physical Fitness | The Art of Manliness

<i>This post begins our series on the five switches of manliness. The five switches of manliness are the power switches that are connected to our primal</i> …

How to Create a Lifelong Brotherhood | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This a guest post from Jonathan Mead</i>.<p>The responses from my closest male friends surprised me when I asked them this question: “What’s …

How to Read a Book | The Art of Manliness

1. Open book.<p>2. Read words.<p>3. Close book.<p>4. Move on to next book.<p>Reading a book seems like a pretty straightforward task, doesn’t it? And in some …

38 Vintage Conversation Rules | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The excerpt below comes from a book published in 1875:</i> A Gentleman’s Guide to Etiquette <i>by Cecil B. Hartley. Hartley’s rules may be</i> …

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 …

How to Accept a Compliment With Class | The Art of Manliness

You hand someone a gift and they eagerly tear off the wrapping paper and lift the lid on the box. But as they pick up and examine the present tucked …

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 …

How to Make Small Talk | The Art of Manliness

Are you already kind of dreading meeting your freshman dorm roommate for the first time, wondering what you’re going to say?<p>When you spot an …

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 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 …

Personal Finance Lessons from Benjamin Franklin | The Art of Manliness

Benjamin Franklin rose from 17-year-old runaway to successful printer, newspaperman, author, inventor, diplomat, and statesman. His great success …

4 Steps to Starting a Web Business Without Knowing Coding

<i>Eddy Lee, Ph.D, is a venture capitalist investing in Silicon Valley and Singapore. He is also a Consulting Assistant Professor at Stanford University.</i><p>So you have a great idea for a new mobile app or Web service—but you don’t know anything about coding or developing. You might have started searching …

The Power of Habit: Make & Break Habits with the Habit Loop | The Art of Manliness

For better or for worse, our habits shape us. A good habit is a strong ally in our journey to becoming the men we want to be, while a bad habit acts …

Why The AR-15 Is More Than Just A Gun

Vice President Joe Biden and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid insist that gun control legislation is not dead — they say they're strategizing on how to bring the issue back to the Senate floor.<p>Even if it does return, one proposal unlikely to survive is an assault weapons ban. Military-style …

Super-Hydrophobic Spray Makes All Your Stuff Liquid-Proof

It should start showing up on store shelves in a few weeks.<p>It's definitely weird to watch the NeverWet chemists pump chocolate syrup onto a pair of white canvas shoes and to see the syrup roll off in ribbons. Or how about when the researchers dunk an iPhone into a beaker of water and then pull out …

New York Considers 3-D Printed Gun Ban

Legislators try to solve a gun problem that doesn't yet exist<p>Two bills in New York City aim to keep 3-D printed guns off the streets.<p>The first bill, introduced by a New York City councilman Lewis Fidler (D-Brooklyn), limits the production of 3-D printed guns to licensed gunsmiths, and requires …

What Can We Learn From Spying On Our Own Metadata?

Why let the NSA have all the fun?<p>Okay, so the National Security Agency is sitting on a treasure trove of all your metadata. What exactly can they learn about you from something as vague as the time and duration of your calls?<p>That's what Gabe Stein, resident news hacker at Co.Labs, aims to find …

New Hope For Regrowing Severed Limbs, Just Like Lizards' Tails

Pretty good superpower to have, if you ask me.<p>Some lizards and amphibians have the ability to regrow severed tails or limbs--in fact, the blue-tailed skink abandons its tail intentionally to distract predators. But humans, despite our amazing advancements in the field of spying on each other, are …

School District To Pay Science Teachers More Than English Teachers

Welcome to market-based compensation.<p>For most public schools, teachers get paid on the same scale regardless of which subject they teach. But a Colorado school district has decided to pay salaries based on supply and demand instead, <i>Reuters</i> reports, which means high school science teachers will earn …

The Energy Fix: Engineering Triumphs Over Wave And Tidal Forces

How water could be harnessed for roughly a third of U.S. annual electricity usage<p>The Bottom Feeder<p>Water is 800 times denser than air, and building a gen­erator able to withstand the tremendous force it generates has hampered the development of next-gen hydropower. If engineers can harness its …

Five Companies That Are In Line To Dominate The Post-PC World

Think of the PC and we immediately think of companies such as Intel, Microsoft, and to a lesser extent smaller players such as AMD, NVIDIA, and Dell. These companies help shape and steer the PC industry for several decades.<p>But that reign is coming to an end. As consumers and enterprise buyers spend …

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