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The 15 Best Backyard Entertaining Ideas, According to Pinterest

Summer’s in full swing, and we’re all beating a path to the great outdoors! Whether you’re throwing your first dinner party or you’re an old hand at whipping up picnic food, you’re probably looking for some cool new outdoor entertaining ideas. Before you lose a day (or two) going down another inspo …

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Math teachers, dice game fans, and anyone who loves mind-benders: These are Grime Dice. This set of 5 non transitive dice make a great stocking stuffer, a smart gift, or a fun class project. (Free lesson plan here. Order a school set here). How do they work?<p>“In this set of dice, green tends to beat red, red tends to beat yellow, yellow tends to beat blue, and blue tends to beat purple. So you might think green is the best dice and purple is the worst. But here’s the twist: purple beats green! …

Artist Turns Historical Photos into Colorfully Whimsical Composites

In a continuation of her <i>Dancing with Costica</i> series, Australian artist Jane Long has created more imaginatively surreal compositions by digitally restoring, colorizing, and manipulating black-and-white photos captured over 50 years ago. The series came about when Long was looking for a way to brush …

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6 Ways to Avoid Awkward Silence at the Dinner Table

Sometimes she doesn’t want to talk, or you simply run out of things to say. Add these conversations to the menu tonight<p>A quiet dinner at home can be romantic. Or at the very least, a good opportunity for quality time with your partner. That is, unless “quiet” actually means “silent.”<p>Clearly, if …

Kwikset's Kevo Smart Door Lock Adds Free Guest eKeys, Scheduling for Standard eKeys

While several high-profile smart deadbolt systems such as Lockitron and August have experienced significant delays, Kwikset has been shipping its Kevo Bluetooth deadbolt for some time now, and today the system is receiving a software update to provide new access options for users.<p>Similar in …

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Fairytale Princess Mug Shots

Spain-based illustrator <b>Marilen Adrover</b> takes an artistic jaunt into Legendary Heroines Gone Wild territory with her delightfully scandalous portraits …

You Can't Beat Kevin Durant's Mother's Day Gift

The new MVP used the biggest moment of his career to drop an all-time great thank-you on his mom<p>Got your act together for Mother’s Day? You better, or your mom is gonna be asking why you can’t be more like Kevin Durant.<p>While accepting the league MVP award Tuesday, the NBA superstar took a couple …

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These Kids Let Their Dad Color their Drawings. This was the Result

Yesterday reddit user Tatsputin uploaded an album of drawings by his kids that he colored in while on business trips. Every month the father of two …

Creative Parents Bring Their Kids’ Dinosaur Toys to Life for the Month of ‘Dinovember’

Kansas City-based writer and editor Refe Tuma and his wife have turned the month of November into “Dinovember” by convincing their kids that their …

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28 Incredibly Beautiful Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

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8 Benefits of Napping: Why You Need to Nap Everday | The Art of Manliness

I’ve detailed elsewhere how hard I worked in law school. But there was another secret to my success that I haven’t mentioned yet: the nap.<p>In law …

Reasons Why a Man Should Carry a Hankie [VISUAL GUIDE] | The Art of Manliness

× 6 Reasons to Carry Handkerchief Mopping your brow. Blowing your nose. Cleaning your glasses. Offering to crying lady. Drying your hands. Robbing …

How to Layer Clothing For Men | The Art of Manliness

Are you bewildered by talk of “layering” in menswear?<p>Don’t worry — most men are.<p>The goal of this article is to help fix that.<p>So let’s start out …

A Man's Guide to the Scarf | The Art of Manliness

Most men’s scarves are approximately 10 inches wide, 70 inches long, and made from either a solid or patterned cut of cloth designed to wrap around …

How to Handle a Miscarriage | The Art of Manliness

<b>Expect a rollercoaster</b> ride.<p>That’s all I can say. Climb into the car near the front of the rows, buckle your seatbelt, then grip the chrome handle in …

Grilling the Perfect Steak | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from AoM reader and friend Cameron Ming. Cameron is an award-winning barbequer and griller here in Oklahoma.</i><p>One …

How and Why to Become a Lifelong Learner | The Art of Manliness

For the first twenty-two years or so of our lives, our main “job” is learning. The bulk of our time is spent in classrooms acquiring new knowledge. …