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How to Create a Lifelong Brotherhood | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This a guest post from Jonathan Mead</i>.<p>The responses from my closest male friends surprised me when I asked them this question: “What’s …

38 Vintage Conversation Rules | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The excerpt below comes from a book published in 1875:</i> A Gentleman’s Guide to Etiquette <i>by Cecil B. Hartley. Hartley’s rules may be</i> …

Priests for Life Asks Pelosi to Formally Renounce Her Catholicism

In an open letter to Nancy Pelosi published on the Priests for Life website and signed by Fr. Frank Pavone, the pro-life group says Pelosi is making …

The Literacy Crisis in American Public Schools

<b>The bumper sticker that reads</b> “If you can read this, thank a teacher,” implies several bold propositions:<p>If you can read this, then you are …

29 Of The Strangest Creatures On Earth

1 of 30<p>Axolotl<p>Native to Mexico, this aquatic salamander retains its frilled gills and fins into adulthood; it’s considered rare to see one fully …

Above the law: America's worst charities

The worst charity in America operates from a metal warehouse behind a gas station in Holiday, Florida.<p>Every year, Kids Wish Network raises millions of dollars in donations in the name of dying children and their families.<p>Every year, it spends less than 3 cents on the dollar helping kids.<p>Most of the …

Amazing resonance experiment reveals the beauty hidden in the design of the universe

Watch: The world's fastest clapper (800 claps per minute)

Quick Video Tutorial on Setting Chant in Gregorio

Why This Scandal Is Different

Sometimes when you’re writing part of a column you keep getting close to the meaning of what you want to say but you don’t quite get there, the full formulation of the idea eludes you. Then two days later, relaxing in conversation with friends, the thought comes to you whole, and you think: That’s …

I'm Gay, but I'm Not Switching to a Church That Supports Gay Marriage

With so many options for gay Christians, why stick with the Catholic church?<p>Flickr / Jess Pac<p>When I became Catholic in 1998, as a college sophomore, I didn't know any other gay Christians. I'd been raised in a kind of pointillist Reform Judaism, almost entirely protected from homophobia; when I …

Greatest Wedding Photo Ever!

Yeah sure it's photoshopped but it's still pretty awesome that they all did it. There's something about the image of a dinosaur, a T-rex crashing a …

The Last Laugh of Alfredo Ottaviani | George Weigel

Despite his humble origins as a baker’s son from Trastevere, Cardinal Alfredo Ottaviani, longtime curial head of the Holy Office (“successor to the …

Were the Middle Ages dark? No. They were astonishingly brilliant...

There is no period in history more misunderstood than the Middle Ages. Providence College Professor of English, Anthony Esolen, vividly demonstrates …

Funny Vid on Why Men and Women Can't Communicate

This one made me laugh.<p>It's Not About the Nail from Jason Headley on Vimeo.<p>HT Ace<p>*subhead*Not about the nail.*subhead*<p>Posted by matthew archbold at …

Intercollegiate Review

If we don't carry the same images of freedom, we'll have nothing left but private desire and gratuitous brutality.<p>Why do Americans love European …

The Death Of Europe, Part XXXVII

These are but the beginning of the first twinges of birth pangs that will eventually convulse Europe and the world.<p>A soldier brutally hacked to death …

Photoshop Chimeras: Fantasy Creatures Created by Splicing Photos

Want to have some fun as you’re learning how to use Photoshop for image editing? Try creating a “Photoshop Chimera.” In Greek mythology, the Chimera …

From the National Parks Service, a short and simple description of contemplative prayer

How to Make a Small Game Hunting Trap | The Art of Manliness

<i>Creek Stewart is a Senior Instructor at the Willow Haven Outdoor School for Survival, Preparedness & Bushcraft and the author of the just released</i> …

14 Simple Ways to Get Considerably More Done

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources, and insights to</i> <i>entrepreneurs and business owners</i>. <i>The article below was</i> …

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 …

Pres. Obama's disrespect for the military | Fr. Z's Blog

I was really angry when I first saw this.<p>Mr. President. These guys are NOT your valets! They are NOT hotel doormen!<p>From the Daily Caller:<p>Obama …

Commander Chris Hadfield returned to Earth on Monday. Here's his final must-see video from the International Space Station...

A revised version of David Bowie's Space Oddity, recorded by Commander Chris Hadfield on board the International Space Station.

8 Words The Media Made Meaningless

Clarity in communication is a highly coveted skill, especially in the media. You might think that verbal precision you might think would be a must in …

Man Arrested for Slipping Girlfriend Abortion Pill

A Florida man has been arrested by federal authorities on first degree murder charges for allegedly tricking his girlfriend into taking abortion …

Human Cloning is Back

*subhead*Lord, help us!*subhead*<p>It is time to get on our knees and pray. Human cloning is back.<p>Once induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) hit the …

History’s Jury Is Out: Has Gosnell Rocked Our Conscience?

<i>The right to a dead baby.</i> That’s not pretty. That’s not a euphemism. That’s not how we talk about abortion in the United States of America. But that …