Travis Julian Headd

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The Importance of Roughhousing With Your Kids | The Art of Manliness

Roughhousing. Horseplay. Wr<i>a</i>stling. Whatever you call it, it’s one of the best things about being a dad. I love chasing my one-year-old son, Gus, …

How to Be Assertive | The Art of Manliness

<i>Your boss consistently asks you at the last minute to come into work on the weekend. You say “yes” every time even though you have family plans. You</i> …

Personal Finance Lessons from Benjamin Franklin | The Art of Manliness

Benjamin Franklin rose from 17-year-old runaway to successful printer, newspaperman, author, inventor, diplomat, and statesman. His great success …

How to Own Up To Your Mistakes and the Importance of Doing So | The Art of Manliness

Yesterday we discussed the cognitive blind spots our brains generate that can make it difficult for us to honestly assess our actions and determine …

What To Do When You Get Pulled Over by the Police | The Art of Manliness

You’re driving home from work and your mind drifts from the events of the day to who would win some hypothetical historical matchups. Like, if say …

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 …

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 …

Frederick Douglass: How a Slave Was Made a Man | The Art of Manliness

Thought we’d try something different this week: an original AoM comic on a manly moment in history. If you like it and would like to see more, let us …

Bodyweight Workout For Your Morning Routine | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Chad Howse.</i><p>Have you ever intended to work out in the afternoon or evening but didn’t get a chance to and …

A History of Man-Eating Lions and Tigers | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Ty Karnitz.</i><p>What separates man from beast?<p>It is a question I’ve heard answered a dozen ways: religion, …

10 Wilderness Survival Skills From Hatchet | The Art of Manliness

The other day I was sorting through some old books and stumbled upon a childhood favorite, <i>Hatchet,</i> by Gary Paulsen. The last time I read it was …

Heroic Imagination: How to be a Hero | The Art of Manliness

Every boy dreams of being a superhero, and knows that donning a cape or Spiderman costume is hardly just for Halloween.<p>But as we get older, we …

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 Not To Become Your Absentee Father | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Andy Harrelson.</i><p>In 1969, then governor of California, Ronald Reagan, signed into law the country’s first …

Manvotional: Fighting | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This week’s post on thumos brought to mind this Manvotional.</i> Tom Brown’s School Days <i>was a popular nineteenth-century novel that</i> …

Famous Last Words | 16 Manly Last Words | The Art of Manliness

We’ve always been intrigued by the last words of others. What did a person use his final mortal breaths to utter? What were they thinking about? Were …

How to Use Valet Parking | Valet Parking Etiquette | The Art of Manliness

It’s a standard scene in television and film that’s designed to show what a smooth, cool dude the protagonist is. He cruises up to a club in his …

Cold Water Shaving: The Benefits and Pleasures of a Splash of Cold Water | The Art of Manliness

When I watched the HBO series <i>Band of Brothers</i>, I was struck by how the soldiers, ill-supplied, freezing, and wearily dug into the snowy trenches of …

How to Survive Bear Attack | The Art of Manliness

× Survive Bear Attack How to identify a grizzly (brown) bear: short round ears, should hump, 6.5 ft long, 400-800 lbs, found in Europe, Asia, Canada, …

How to Remove Common Clothing Stains | The Art of Manliness

<i>Plop.</i><p>That’s the sound of BBQ sauce landing on your brand new blazer coat as you’re chowing down on some mouthwatering ribs.<p>Dadgummit. You need to …

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 …

How to Whistle With Your Fingers | The Art of Manliness

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve wanted to know how to give a commanding whistle with my fingers in my mouth. You know. The kind you see people give in …

Indistinguishable From Magic — Inspired by Anita Sarkeesian’s Video Game Tropes...

Inspired by Anita Sarkeesian’s Video Game Tropes vs Women, I wanted to pitch a Zelda game where <i>Zelda herself was the hero</i>, rescuing a Prince</b> …

Real-world news turned into video games

This just in...<p>News happens all the time. But not all of it is game-related enough to write about on GamesRadar. Shame. Fortunately, there's a way …

Graphics make up 60 percent of a game, says Crytek CEO

A video game's visuals not only help drive gameplay, but are "60 percent of the game," Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli told X360 magazine during a recent interview.<p>Yerli said that people will say that graphics aren't important, but urges people to "play <i>Crysis</i> and tell me they don't matter."<p>"It's always been …

Wearable tech: How three designers weave technology into fashion

These three designers have created novel ways to incorporate the ever-changing world of technology into the fast-paced world of fashion. Their …

Mark Zuckerberg stars in new Facebook Home ad, only to be ignored by his employees

Facebook has released a new commercial with an unusual star — CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The company's "Launch Day" ad, published to the web yesterday, sees Zuckerberg deliver an address to his employees prior to the release of Facebook Home, Facebook's new Android-integrated mobile operating …

Why Your Cell Phone Doesn't Have a Dial Tone

In addition to the long curly cords, and the part where they are permanently attached to a wall, old-fashioned landlines have something else that …