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The Long Marriage of Mindfulness and Money

Last month, on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” Deepak Chopra described the usefulness of meditation for people on Wall Street. Speaking about a friend who manages a hedge fund, he said, “His entire staff meditates. I know many others now on Wall Street that we teach, actually. It makes them much more …

How to Buy a Used a Car | The Art of Manliness

Last year, my wife and I were eating dinner when we suddenly heard a crash outside. We ran out the door and saw that someone had smashed into our …

How Introverts Can Network Without Changing Their Personalities

Meeting new people in social situations doesn’t have to be the most painful thing ever. Here’s how to network and stay true to who you are.<p>Introverts are making a lot of progress at work. Companies have begun recognizing the advantages introverts bring to the table and introverts are starting to …

How and When to Tuck in Your Shirt | The Art of Manliness

<i>Why talk about something so basic?</i><p><i>Is there really a need to teach men something most of us have been doing since we were 5?</i><p>Well, yes actually.<p>Just …

Nautical Terms In Common Usage | The Art of Manliness

The spoken word is an extraordinary thing. Each language and its intricacies are in a constant state of flux, with words and phrases falling in and …

Wally's Creed, Part II

<b>This article is part two in a series about Wally Byam’s Creed.</b><p>Airstream trailers have been seen all over the world. Caravans traveled through North …

When You’re Hurting and Healing: Give Yourself a Break

<b>“Stop beating yourself up. You are a work in progress, which means you get there a little at a time, not all at once.” ~Unknown</b><p>Often these days, I …

In the Heart of Intimacy: 30 Photographers - Photographs courtesy of Paris Mois de la Photo | LensCulture

<i>Intimacy is one of three central themes of the 2014 Paris Month of Photography. Thirty photographers who focus on intimacy are exhibited at venues throughout the city. Here is a preview, with an introduction by curator</i> <i>Jean-Louis Pinte.</i><p>We live in an age where images are everywhere, and where they …

Track Down

Understanding Shyness | The Art of Manliness

There’s a girl in your political science class that you’re attracted to. You’d like to get to know her better, but the thought of even saying hello …

Ex-Googler Builds A Github For Designers

Pixelapse is built on a simple, radical premise: I’ll show you mine if you show me yours.<p>For the past two years, Pixelapse–backed by venture capital from Y Combinator and Designer Fund–has been evolving into what you might call a Dropbox for designers. Through a free or premium paid account, it …

How Were the Pyramids Built?

Use Your Phone or Tablet in Bed Without Wrecking Your Sleep

You've probably heard before that the blue light from your digital devices can interrupt your sleep if you use them too close to bedtime, sapping …

Sleep

45,000-year-old modern human bone yields a genome

Places Neanderthal interbreeding at 60,000 years.<p>Svante Pääbo's lab at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Germany has mastered …

Opening this Friday, October 24, the Guggenheim presents "V. S. Gaitonde: Painting as Process, Painting as Life," the first retrospective exhibition dedicated to the work of celebrated Indian modern painter Vasudeo Santu Gaitonde (1924–2001) featuring 45 paintings and works on paper that exhibit the artist's mastery of color, texture, and form. Follow our live coverage of the exhibition media preview tomorrow with #Gaitonde.

Learn to Pick Locks for Fun

Learning to pick locks is a fun exercise in learning about locking mechanisms, honing a useful skill, and getting a better understanding of how locks …

The Best Techniques for Negotiating with Car Dealerships

Car salespeople have a reputation for trying to squeeze every cent from their customers, and they're often very good at their jobs. They are …

Trustworthiness Is Just as Important as Competence in Leadership

There are a lot of important leadership skills out there, that any manager should strive for. But trustworthiness is just as important as oft-touted …

Leadership

This Video Puts 14 Frugal Life Hacks to the Test

In this video, John Green from Mental Floss is back to test 14 popular money saving hacks that are slinking around the internet. More of them pass …

Take Pride in Your Pregame by Leveling Up Your Morning Routine

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> …

Go on an American Road Trip with the World's Greatest Photographers

[Young Couple in Parked Open-Air Car, Ossining, New York], 1932–34 © Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Walker Evans<p>1 of …

Know the Warning Signs of a Heart Attack (They're Different for Women)

When most people think of heart attacks, they picture sudden and traumatic chest pain. But heart attack symptoms can be mild and have different …

How to Understand What You Read

Do you get to the bottom of a page and realize you've been daydreaming? It happens to everybody at some point or another: you've got too little time …

You can carry a privacy-minded wireless hotspot in your pocket

Devices like the Safeplug can deter companies and governments from snooping on your devices at home, but they're not much good when you're on the road. That's where the PORTAL (Personal Onion Router To Assure Liberty) project comes into play. Load the customized firmware on to certain travel …

Apologies From The Creator Of The Pop-Up Ad

“I’m sorry. Our intentions were good.”<p>Ethan Zuckerman, the current director of the MIT Center for Civic Media, recently published a heck of an essay in the <i>Atlantic</i> called “The Internet’s Original Sin.” In it, he deconstructs the good (or at least neutral!) intentions, that turned the Internet from …

Earphones Filled With Health and Fitness Sensors Ready to Flood the Wearables Market

As Apple moves closer to launching its rumored health and fitness oriented iWatch, there has been significant focus on the types of sensors Apple might be looking to deploy. Among the intriguing options have been sensor-equipped earphones, which Apple has filed patent applications on in the past …

What Your Junk Drawer Reveals About You

The Great American Junk Drawer can be an accidental time capsule, a haphazard scrap heap, a curious box of memories and meaninglessness. It can also serve as a Rorschachian reflection of your life.<p>You know what we're talking about: The drawer of detritus. The has-been bin. That roll-out repository …

The Strange Anatomy of Hummingbirds

10 Amazing Paper Tricks!

Does Penis Size Matter?