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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> …

7 Ways To Increase Your Star Power

Some people have natural star power—they drip charm, they radiate a preternatural confidence, and they know they have the ability to take over a room.<p>Oftentimes they turn out to be clinical narcissists or even full-blown sociopaths, as I’ve noted in the past. The annoying thing is that these …

The Science Of Conquering Your Fears -- And Living A More Courageous Life

Aristotle believed courage to be the most important quality in a man. “Courage is the first of human virtues because it makes all others possible," he wrote. Today, it's one of the more neglected areas of positive psychology, but recent research has begun to move toward an understanding of what …

Ford engineer builds vibrating shift knob using 3D printer and an Xbox 360 controller (video)

You're not going to find it in the next car you drive off the lot, but a Ford engineer has developed a fairly novel approach to making a manual transmission a bit easier to adjust to: a vibrating shifter knob. As he explains in the video after the break, Zach Nelson first turned to an Xbox 360 …

Raising Capital: 4 Things You Must Do

Ari Mir has secured funding from some of the top VCs in the world. Here, he share four key things every founder must do during the fundraising process.<p>Recently, I chatted with Ari Mir, an entrepreneur who has raised more than $10 million in venture capital. As the co-founder and CEO of Pocket …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

Self-improvement

Parkour for Beginners: The Ultimate Guide | The Art of Manliness

You’ve seen it on TV shows such as <i>American Ninja Warrior</i> (and not so seriously in <i>The Office</i>) as well as in movies like <i>Casino Royale</i> and <i>The Bourne</i> …

Perfect Push Ups Workout Guide: 35+ Exercises | The Art of Manliness

The humble push-up. Used by militaries all over the world to get their soldiers in fighting condition and middle school P.E. teachers to punish punk …

Are You a Sheep or Sheepdog? Part II: 8 Reasons You're Hardwired for Sheepness | The Art of Manliness

On February 19, 2012, a group of sixteen of the nation’s top snowboarders and skiers slipped through the Stevens Pass ski area boundary gate and its …

How to Whistle With Your Fingers | The Art of Manliness

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve wanted to know how to give a commanding whistle with my fingers in my mouth. You know. The kind you see people give in …

Are You a Sheep or Sheepdog? Part I | The Art of Manliness

Last December, 58-year-old Ki Suk Han was pushed onto the subway tracks in New York City. Even though 60-90 seconds passed before an oncoming train …

3 Ways to Start Every Day Better

Great athletes put the odds in their favor by having a routine that helps them start each day right. Why don't you? Here are three tips to do just that.<p>Most top athletes go through a preparation routine before every game which starts long before they get on the field. The best ones usually start …

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