Lyle Hornbaker

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How to Build a Solar Dehydrator

Now that it’s summer, my garden is going full throttle and I’m going to need to start putting some things by, as my Grandmother would say. You can …

Woodworking

Vegetable Garden Planner: Design Your Best Garden Ever

The Vegetable Garden Planner — Design Your Best Garden Ever<p><i>Returning users: Bookmark this page and click the green launch button below to return to</i> …

Gardening

Interesting Photo of the Day: Ominous Storm Approaches

People like to take pictures of the sky — fluffy fair-weather clouds, sunsets shot with pinks and golds, great expanses of clear blue. But sometimes …

5 Quick and Easy Southern Comfort Recipes | The Art of Manliness

These days, it seems that my life never gets any less busy. Just when I think I’m on top of things, another project or opportunity comes along that …

How to Increase Testosterone Naturally | The Art of Manliness

At last we’ve reached the final post of Testosterone Week and based on the comments from you all, this is the post you’ve been most looking forward …

Unarmed Self-Defense from the Mad Men Era | The Art of Manliness

As I was browsing through some old magazines the other day, I came across a fantastic issue of <i>Popular Science</i> from 1962 that contained a feature on …

How to Make a Work Bench | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editors note: This is a guest post by Ethan Hagan from One Project Closer.</i><p><b>A Quick Intro</b><p>In the video, I share that you’re about to learn how to make …

How to Iron a Dress Shirt Properly | The Art of Manliness

I can’t count the number of times I’ve seen a man who’s wearing what would be a very dapper get-up….except it’s ruined by wrinkly clothes. I see this …

Solvitur Ambulando: It Is Solved By Walking | The Art of Manliness

“It is the best of humanity, I think, that goes out to walk. In happy hours all affairs may be wisely postponed for this. Dr. Johnson said, ‘Few men …

Why Men Should Read Fiction | The Art of Manliness

Theory of mind isn’t something that we’re born knowing how to do. Children start developing theory of mind around three or four years old. Until …

Conversational Narcissism: How to Avoid It | The Art of Manliness

Last month I met up with an old friend I hadn’t seen in forever to have lunch. Having both read and written about how to be an effective and …

How to Feel Like a Man | The Art of Manliness

Since starting The Art of Manliness nearly five years ago, I’ve interacted with thousands of men from all over the world. One thing that I’ve learned …

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 …

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 …

How to Communicate Your Needs in a Relationship | The Art of Manliness

As we’ve discussed before, many men these days have trouble being assertive. One of the things these “Nice Guys” struggle with is communicating their …

The First Key to Mastery: Finding Your Life's Task | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from Robert Greene’s book</i> Mastery. <i>Last time he talked about the importance of the Apprenticeship Phase in gaining</i> …

Washington Post Releases Another White House Fact Check: And This One Slams Admin on…Benghazi Claim

In this Sunday, May 19, 2013, photo provided by CBS News White House senior advisor Dan Pfeiffer appears on CBS’s “Face the Nation” in Washington. Pfeiffer was scheduled to appear on five Sunday news shows Sunday, where he stated no senior officials were involved in the decision to give tea party …

Spain Is Beyond Doomed: The 2 Scariest Unemployment Charts Ever

This is what a permanent underclass looks like.<p>(Reuters)<p>Spain is in a great depression, and it is one of the most terrifying things I have ever seen.<p>Five years after its housing boom turned to bust, Spanish unemployment hit a record high of 27.2 percent in the first quarter of 2013. It's almost too …

Macro Photographer Teresa Franco Shares Her Best Phoneography Tips!

Scenario: A ladybug turns your shoulder into its new resting spot. What do you do?<p>Some might say <i>Make a wish</i>. Teresa Franco? She’d say <i>Take a …

Mobile Photography

How to Get Landscapes Sharp with Focus Stacking

A key aspect of successful landscape photography is image sharpness. Usually, it is desirable to ensure that all elements of a scene, whether close …

Silhouette Photography Tips and Tutorial

Normally when you take a photo, you want the subject to be as crisp and clear as possible. However, today, we’ll talk about a technique that hides …

Landscape Photography

The Difference Between Incident and Spot Meters

Hand-held light meters may seem like old technology compared to our modern-day DSLRs, but they are still widely used by many photographers and most …