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Art of Manliness

By Brett McKay

Can You Choose To Be Happy?

I was depressed. I was very depressed.  I had tried medication and found the side effects too high a price to pay for joy.  I had tried yoga and meditation and found that I couldn’t count on either practice to generate the joy I sought on a consistent basis.

Fourth of July Manvotional: The Coming American

For 39 years, the most famous line from this poem adorned an arch at the base of a ramp where cadets form to march at the USAF Academy. It was removed in 2003. “The Coming American” From Whiffs from Wild Meadows By Sam Walter Foss [Read at Mr. Henry C.

WWII Watermanship Week: How to Protect Yourself Against the Creatures of the Sea

Editor’s note: In 1944, the US War Department published FM 21-22, a manual on military watermanship. The manual covers everything a man needs to know to survive at sea, from how to properly abandon a sinking ship to how to stay alive in a lifeboat.

New AoM T-Shirts (and a Skull!) + Giveaway

We’ve added a few new items to the AoM Shop that we’re excited to tell you about. Enter to win one of the things you see below, or anything else you fancy from our store! The Vince Cardboard Skull Model Memento mori is Latin for “Remember death.” The phrase is believed to originate from an ancient Roman tradition in which a servant would be tasked with standing behind a victori

SOMMAR + SÄRDAL = Summer Party Lights!

Materials: SOMMAR straws + SÄRDAL LED lighting chain 1) Get a SÄRDAL Lighting chain, AA batteries and a package of SOMMAR straws 2) Put the batteries in the lighting chain (this is the trickiest part!) 3) Cut the straws in pieces 4) Put the pieces on the lighting chain lights 5) … party! ~ Tommy Nordkvist The post SOMMAR + SÄRDAL = Summer Party Lights!

Do Your Penis A Huge Favor, Follow These 10 Sensible Tips

It’s easy to be preoccupied with the size and shape of your penis or obsess over how magnificent you think it is. However, you may be overlooking how your daily habits are negatively affecting your most valued appendage. The poor health choices you make each day not only influence the quality of your erections and semen, but can also be a cause of erectile dysfunction you may suffer over time.

10 Types of Annoying Characters in the Gym

1. The Stare Machine – Checking out once in a while in an inconspicuous way for inspiration or admiration is alright. But it’s rude to stare. Don’t be a creep! 2. The Skunk – Okay, so 99% of the people hit showers after their workout. But don’t be a skunk and spread your body odor that sucks life out of everyone else in the gym. Be kind, use a deodorant! 3.

Electric printer desk, by IKEA!

At our office we have a small room dedicated to two big multifunctional printers. Now how do you fit a large format (44 inch) printer in to a room with all floor space occupied? The answer is: You build a movable shelf to place large format printer over the existing one.

How much do you spend on fireworks?

This article is by staff writer Holly Johnson. A few weeks ago, I received a flyer from a fireworks store that made me shake my head. “Spend $400 in one purchase and earn 40% off for the rest of the season,” it read. “What a bargain,” I thought as I flung it toward the recycling bin. I mean, does anyone really spend $400 at the fireworks store?

5 Reasons to Stop Ignoring Negative Emotions

I’ll never forget the first time I allowed myself to say, “I hate him.” I discovered the feeling during my meditation time. Seeing it there in front of me made me realize I needed to stop pretending it wasn’t true. My dearest friend heard it first. “I hate him,” I said with a smile.

How a Little Choice Can Impact Your Entire Future and Change Your Life

The future is very sensitive and highly dependent on the present as events that might seem insignificant now can completely transform the future. Have you ever thought what effect your today actions will have ten years from now?

Cool Uncle Tricks: How to Make a Grass Whistle

An essential part of being an awesome uncle is having a repertoire of tricks and jokes that will amaze your nieces and nephews, and crack them up.

The Top 4 Reasons You Should Believe in Yourself

Your experience in life is based upon what you believe. Since the moment of your birth, you have been programmed to accept certain things as truth, and to reject others as unacceptable. The reality of this is all based upon who it is that has been doing the programming.

WWII Watermanship Week: Surviving Aboard a Life Raft

Editor’s note: In 1944, the US War Department published FM 21-22, a manual on military watermanship. The manual covers everything a man needs to know to survive at sea, from how to properly abandon a sinking ship to how to stay alive in a lifeboat.

10 Easy Social Media Tips for the Struggling Artist

With each new year, social media changes the way that we interact with one another, making us even more connected to the people and interests we love most. But finding your place in a world full of endless chatter seems nearly impossible. Here are 10 social media tips to reinvigorate your strategy as an artist online. 1. Find Your Community Where do I belong?