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7 Things Truly Amazing Listeners Do Differently

Amazing listeners are skilled practitioners in getting people to open up. Learn about their secrets which will open up new vistas and opportunities …

US police departments are increasingly militarised, finds report

At 3am on 28 May, Alecia Phonesavanh was asleep in the room she was temporarily occupying together with her husband and four children in the small town of Cornelia, Georgia. Her baby, 18-month-old Bou Bou, was sleeping peacefully in his cot.<p>Suddenly there was a loud bang and several strangers …

Worst money mistakes you can make at any age

Everyone makes mistakes with money. We don’t save enough, or we spend too much on something frivolous. We sell shares in a stock too soon or not soon …

Money

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This Mens Leather Wallet will disappear comfortably into your front pocket. By favoring the durability of Full-Grain Vegetable-Tanned Leather paired with Solid Brass hardware, I managed to create a Mens Leather Wallet that is thin and will last for a lifetime of heavy use.<p>- This design is meant for …

Leadership Lessons from General Eisenhower: How to Build Morale in Those You Lead | The Art of Manliness

Dwight D. Eisenhower had unarguably one of the longest and most taxing leadership roles in American history. For two decades, the lives of thousands, …

Distilling Tradition: A Visit to the Home of Jameson Irish Whiskey

There’s a published sociologist somewhere who said integration is the key to acceptance. Maybe we’re just paraphrasing Costner’s journal in <i>Dances</i> …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Complete Guide to Scotch Whisky | The Art of Manliness

“The proper drinking of Scotch whisky is more than indulgence: it is a toast to civilization, a tribute to the continuity of culture, a manifesto of …

The Books That Influenced Frederick Douglass | The Art of Manliness

<i>Welcome back to our series on the libraries of great men. The eminent men of history were often voracious readers and their own philosophy represents</i> …

82 Push-Ups You Need to Know About

Drop and give me<i>…</i> 82<i>?</i> That’s right. We at Greatist love—nay, adore—the push-up. It’s one of the simplest and most functional exercises around, and <b>it</b> …

Beyond the Basics: Six Tips for Better Formatting in Microsoft Word

If you've worked with Word much at all, you know how frustrating it can be getting formatting just the way you want it. While you can't remove all of …

How Long You Should Keep Your Financial Documents

Come tax time, we're probably all digging through files that have been gathering dust for years: old tax returns, utility bills, credit card …

Personal Finance

'Story Of The Jews' Illuminates Centuries Of Suffering

In the early 1930s, an ominous, yet very familiar shadow recast itself across the continent of Europe: extreme hatred of the Jew.<p>This fierce loathing reached its apogee when Hitler came to power in 1933 — but just a decade earlier, Jews were considered the backbone of European culture, flourishing …

Adm. Papp testifies on Coast Guard budget request

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp provides testimony to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security on March 12, 2014. U.S. Coast …

Drones will cause an upheaval of society like we haven’t seen in 700 years

The human race is on the brink of momentous and dire change. It is a change that potentially smashes our institutions and warps our society beyond recognition. It is also a change to which almost no one is paying attention. I’m talking about the coming obsolescence of the gun-wielding human …

Remote Controls

This App Can Help You Read Up to 1,000 Words a Minute

Who says the Internet is making us less effective readers? Spritz, a new app that’s being released on Samsung devices, is devoted to turning you into …

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What's the best picture mode?

Open the picture menu of any modern TV and right at the top is "Picture Mode." These presets have names like Sports, Dynamic, Cinema, Movie, and so on. If you've ever cycled through these you can see the image change quite dramatically.<p>There's potentially a lot going on with these modes, and …

Men's Health & Fitness Tips, Advice

30 Ways Evernote Can Improve Your Life | One App to Rule Them All | The Art of Manliness

<i>Update: This article is NOT a sponsored post. We received absolutely nothing from Evernote in exchange for this post and have never communicated with</i> …

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 …

Test your network with Chrome Connectivity Diagnostics

When you're having network issues and can't access the Internet, isolating the problem isn't always easy. As Ghacks points out, many computer systems have networking tools available to help you figure out the issue. Tools like ping, traceroute, nslookup, and netstat, are all proven utilities that …

The Power of Ritual: The Booster of Change, Transformation, & Progress | The Art of Manliness

Welcome back to our series on the nature and power of ritual.<p>So far, we have talked about ritual’s ability to carve out pockets of the sacred in an …

6 Trees Every Survivalist Should Know | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com</i>.<p>“Living in the open in this way, and making friends of the …

How to Jumpstart Your Journaling | A 31-Day Journaling Prompt Calendar | The Art of Manliness

There’s been plenty of talk on AoM recently about journaling with our articles on The Diary Habit as well as 9 habits young men should adopt. Seeing …

6 More Real-Life Soldiers Who Make Rambo Look Like a Pussy

As always, the point of these articles is not to glorify war, which is horrible, but to appreciate the men and women who, in the midst of the horror, …

How to Wear a Tuxedo: A Man's Guide to Black Tie | The Art of Manliness

Nothing makes a man feel as sharp and debonair (and makes the ladies swoon) as when donning a tuxedo.<p>Unfortunately, “black tie” is an often …

New Dad Survival Guide: Mindset Needed To Be a Successful New Parent | The Art of Manliness

Yesterday we talked about the “skillset” needed by new dads. Things like changing a diaper and burping a baby will come pretty easily with practice. …

Go Dog Glo Stunt Runner Leash Giveaway - Dog Milk

<i>The following post is brought to you by Stunt Puppy. We’re very paw-ticular about our partners and only feature those we think are top dog.</i><p>Lulu isn’t …