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Watch the Original Star Wars Trilogy As It Was Before George Lucas Screwed It Up

Since 1997, George Lucas has been hell bent on ruining the original Star Wars trilogy. Every new release—in theaters, on DVD, and on Blu-Ray—comes …

How to Protect Yourself from "Malvertising" on the Web

In the never-ending battle against security threats on the internet, there’s a new enemy spreading rapidly: Malvertising, or malware downloaded to …

Lego made a 2,996-piece set of Avengers' SHIELD Helicarrier

Avengers fans have to wait until May for <i>Age of Ultron</i> to hit theaters, but Lego just announced something that might help pass the time. <i>The</i> <i>Wall Street Journal</i> has an exclusive look at the new set based on the Helicarrier from the first Avengers movie, and it's massive. The main attraction here is …

Minimize Mental Drag to Help You Do Your Best Work

Trying to do your best work with a distracted brain is like trying to swim for a gold medal without a swim cap. Divided attention is like a thick …

See How Long It Takes To Triple an Investment with the Rule of 115

If you're just getting into investing and fast math isn't your strong point, you can quickly see how long it will take to triple your investment with …

Investing

This Mesmerizing Map Of The Internet Lets You Explore The Web's Tiny Connections

Web traffic companies like Alexa do a good job of showing the relative ranking of websites, but what about the connections between websites? What do those look like?<p>The Internet Map is an online project that seeks to visualize metrics like web traffic and linking between sites, and the result is a …

Review: Plantronics BackBeat Pro

The next time you fly, look around the airplane cabin. You'll likely be able to count a sizable number of passengers wearing a pricey pair of Bose …

Animator vs. Animation IV (original)

YouTube

$48 worth of awesome paid iPhone apps that are now free (7 apps total)

Happy iOS 8 day, Apple fans! What better way to treat yourself ahead of the inevitable stress involved with battling millions of other iPhone and …

$44 worth of awesome paid iPhone apps you can download for free right now

Monday brought you a great list of eight paid iPhone and iPad apps that were on sale for free for a limited time, and some of them can still be …

The 55 Essential Movies Your Child Must See (Before Turning 13)

20th Century Fox[/caption]<p>There are people out there who have never seen <i>The Princess Bride</i>. They walk among us, holding down jobs, contributing to …

Why You Should Parent Like a Video Game | The Art of Manliness

From boyhood all the way through my college years I loved playing video games – many a night you could find me mashing the buttons on my controller …

Fathering With Intentionality: The Importance of Creating a Family Culture | The Art of Manliness

Have you ever met one of those families that just seem to have it all together? Maybe you knew such a family growing up and loved hanging out over at …

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Operating Systems

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

Fitness

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder | Inc.com

Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, as evidenced by the …

Time Management

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Anne Hathaway

The Laws of Etiquette | The Art of Manliness

When Kate and I were in Vermont last summer, we stumbled upon a book called <i>Hill’s Manual of Social and Business Forms.</i> It was published in 1880. The …

How to Effectively Manage Your Attention | The Art of Manliness

In our last post we provided a big picture overview of what attention is and how it works. We explored the fact that while many people only think of …

How to Conduct a Home Energy Audit in Just 30 Minutes

Taking steps to conserve energy can cut your electricity bill by as much as $600 a year. Don't believe it? Up to 30 percent of a home's energy usage …

Time Management Tips | How to Live on 24 Hours Per Day | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: As you look back on the year that has just past, do you feel as though you spent another 12 months merely existing instead of truly</i> …

The Best of Art of Manliness 2013 | The Art of Manliness

Merry Christmas! The crew at the Art of Manliness will be taking the coming week off to spend time with family and reboot before the new year. So we …

Top 10 Worthwhile Uses for Tablets

Tablets seem to be all the rage right now, but some of us are still trying to figure out why we'd even want one. Well wonder no more: here are ten …

Shi: Auburn-Alabama and the new Big Bang

<i>Auburn 34, Alabama 28.</i><p>Auburn is the Big Bang and it has created something we have never seen.<p>“Outlined against a blue, gray October sky the Four …

Fix Your Computer Hunch and Other Posture Problems in 30 Seconds

This one exercise can greatly improve your mobility and flexibility—and cure the many ills that come from sitting hunched in front of a screen all …

Night Brooded Over Jordan-Hare: An Auburn philosophy professor goes deep on The Miracle

Night brooded over Jordan-Hare.<p>Darkness had fallen. The giant lights of the stadium shined in the darkness, but the darkness ignored them. It was …

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 …

Learn the Science of Baking Cookies with This Video

Why is the smell of baking cookies so intoxicating? What temperature do you need to bake at to get nicely browned cookies? This TED video explains it …

Food

Make Two-Ingredient Banana Pancakes for a Fun and Easy Breakfast

While pancakes may not be the most healthy breakfast option, you can improve their contents with a small alteration. On top of that, it only takes …

How I Became the Kind of Person Who Can Work a Room

I did it. I went to a cocktail party where I didn't know anyone, and successfully chit-chatted for two hours. (Not to myself. I actually spoke with …