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How to Handle Being Out of Your League | The Art of Manliness

<i>Your boss invites you to the country club to play a round of golf with him and other important higher ups. You’ve never stepped foot in a country</i> …

How the world changed as a result of Hitler's decision to invade Poland, 76 years ago today

Adolf Hitler's home, the Berghof, was just outside the town, on a mountain in the Bavarian Alps. To the extent that Hitler had a home, this was it, and it was the place where Hitler met with many notables, particularly before the war began.<p>As it happens, today is the 76th anniversary of the start …

The Human Cost Of Socialism In Power

The attempt to establish a comprehensive socialist system in many parts of the world over the last one hundred years has been one of the cruelest and …

Meet the man who built his own plane from scratch, using second-hand parts and YouTube tutorials

When he was a child in Ethiopia, Asmelash Zerefu dreamt he would one day fly a plane. Jonathan Wells talks to the prospective pilot about the struggle to get his plans off the ground<p>His social media pages are plastered with praise for the Wright Brothers, and inspirational quotes such as Mandela's …

Vintage sidecar racing at Hamton Downs

8 Great YouTube Clips of Jack White—and a Few of Meg, Too

<b>Jack White</b> is set to play a sold-out show at Madison Square Garden this evening—proof that he is one of the biggest rock stars around. And maybe one of the last: In a sea of heavyweight rappers and blockbuster pop stars, White is one of the few artists of his generation who can hold a venue so big …

History of mankind...

How to Overcome Shyness | The Art of Manliness

For the last couple of weeks we’ve been exploring the subject of shyness. In our first post, we talked about the nature of shyness and its symptoms. …

How to Be More Charismatic | The Art of Manliness

Are you a senior in high school running for Student Council President?<p>Are you an entrepreneur looking to make a successful pitch and attract …

If this picture makes you feel cold you may be a victim of 'temperature contagion'

Feeling cold can be catching, the University of Sussex has found, in a new phenomenon dubbed 'temperature contagion.'<p>Watching another person shiver can cause our own temperature to drop, scientists have found.<p>Volunteers who watched videos of actors plunging their hands into ice-cold water …

Arch Motorcycle Company Releases Its First Bike: KRGT-1

Who would have thought Keanu Reeves can build a motorcycle? Apparently he’s a passionate motorcyclist aside from being a great actor. Together with …

Photograph: Saul Schleimer<p>The red line shows a straight line from the North Pole through New York and on to the flat map of the world, analogous to the path of light from a source at N. Illustration: Henry …

More pre-alpha gameplay of Star Wars: Battlefront 3 leaks out

More footage from <i>Star Wars: Battlefront 3</i> — the sequel to the extremely popular shooter that was canceled at the last minute by LucasArts — has emerged on YouTube. Two videos combine to show 30 minutes of gameplay from a pre-alpha build of Battlefront 3, which had been in development from 2006 to …

BMW K75 by Renard Speed Shop

<i>Written by Ian Lee.</i><p>When you’re rebuilding that barn find, what you are really doing is recycling. Bikes that may have been destined for the scrap …

‘79 Honda CX500 - JMR Customs

‘Plastic Maggots’ they called them. And all for an unassuming little fairing that some ‘genius’ decided didn’t suit their tastes. Talk about throwing …

Vladimir Putin battles Canada in art promoted to celebrate birthday

Russian President Vladimir Putin is celebrating his 62nd birthday in the wilderness of Siberia as supporters from across Russia create tributes in his honour.<p>Putin celebrated his birthday Tuesday in the Siberian forest some "300-400 kilometres from the nearest populated area," his press secretary …

Midual Type 1 Motorcycle

It's not every day you get a chance to own the very first model of a new motorcycle, but that's exactly what you'll find in the Midual Type 1 …

Pregnant Mascarene petrel shows off ginormous egg bump as she soars over open seas: picture

A critically endangered Mascarene petrel, <i>Pseudobulweria aterrima,</i> with a very pregnant egg bump is taking centre stage by storm in the ornithological world on Thursday. This mysterious seabird was expected to lay her egg – and she lays only one egg per season – within hours after being photographed …

Sony challenges Google Glass with its new 'Smart EyeGlass'

Sony is developing a pair of smartglasses to rival Google Glass product, and has produced a slimmed-down pair of glasses with an integrated screen in the lens.<p>The Sony Smart EyeGlass acts like a secondary screen for an Android smartphone, displaying information in the view of the wearer, overlaid …

'Last Supper' Papyrus May Be One of Oldest Christian Charms

A 1,500-year-old fragment of Greek papyrus with writing that refers to the biblical Last Supper and "manna from heaven" may be one of the oldest Christian amulets, say researchers. The fragment was likely folded up and worn inside a locket or pendant as a sort of protective charm, according to …

Archaeology

Nazi plan for the “redistribution” of of the world according to Hermann Rauschning

Nazi plan for the “redistribution” of of the world according to Hermann Rauschning.

How presidential elections are impacted by a 100 million year old coastline

2008 Presidential County Election Results. Map from New York Times.<p>Hale County in west central Alabama and Bamberg County in southern South Carolina …

Ukraine crisis: Russian president Vladimir Putin claims he could 'take Kiev in two weeks'

The Kremlin has confirmed president Vladimir Putin said he could "take Kiev in two weeks”, in remarks made to the outgoing president of the European …

Russia

The Best Way to Hold a Burger | The Art of Manliness

Burgers are on my mind this week. Wednesday was National Burger Day (what, did you miss it <i>again</i>?). And this Labor Day, I’ll be grilling up some juicy …

Thinking of buying a used police car? Here's how to do it

Back in college I was the house and risk manager for my fraternity. As you can imagine, this was a stressful job, as I was forced to monitor not only the <i>many</i> idiotic whims of my brothers, but the potential impact those ideas had on our frat house.<p>My least-fond memory of those hazy years involved a …

Blinding light: The US crackdown on not-so-harmless laser strikes

Over 17,000 reported cases nationwide in the last decade—but only 80 convictions.<p>FRESNO, CA—On a warm summer evening in late August 2012, Sergio …

Kawasaki GPz900r by ICON

The 1980s get a bad rap. Music, fashion and hairstyles are all cheap targets—and 1980s motorcycles haven’t fared much better. But if there’s a bike that deserves a second chance, it’s Kawasaki’s blindingly fast GPz900R.<p>The narrow 16-valve engine was light years ahead of others in the technology …

Motorcycles

Rally Driver Rolls Car, Continues On To Win Anyway: Video

If there’s one thing that illustrates the indomitable spirit it takes to win in racing, it’s the scenes of a rally driver and co-driver overcoming a …

TX officer allegedly lets 140-mph street racer go with a warning [w/poll]

Being pulled over by the police is one of the most nerve-racking situations that a driver can go through, and it's even worse when you know that the officer has you dead to rights for speeding well over the posted limit. In this video, the driver of a heavily modified Ford Mustang with a claimed …

This forgotten Chrysler was its bid for Humvee contract

Today, the Humvee might be as associated with the dead automotive brand from General Motors as it is with the hard-working truck that has long served as one of the backbone vehicles of America's military. But <i>Autoline</i> host John McElroy is showing off a practically unknown part of the model's story …