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A massive built-in project

Adele and Jeremy spent a good 4 weekends to accomplished this massive media, wardrobe and storage combo. Time well spent!"My husband worked on installing 'built-ins' for about 4 weekends in a row using the new 'black-brown' Pax wardrobes that Ikea has.

Workspace of the Week: Nelson nuance

This week’s Workspace of the Week is DublinLifer’s mid-century minimalism:

If You Won The Lottery, You Would...

By WC PorterWe've all had the dream where the bouncing white balls in the glass orb line up perfectly or the numbers we picked magically materialize in the exact order we predicted to set us up for life. Millions of dollars are coming our way, and we don't have to worry about anything anymore. We've won the lotto. Ahhh...the life that would await us...

The Fundamental Rules of Investment Success

John Templeton was born in the small town of Winchester, Tennessee in 1912. As a young man, he graduated first in his class from Yale University before earning a law degree as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University in England. Eventually he became a billionaire by popularizing globally-diversified mutual funds.

Snug desk in laundry room

Hunter mixed and matched Ikea cabinets for a sweet work station.

Are You an M.O. Snob?

I write really slowly. Always have. Which became a problem back in law school… In the first year of law school, your grade for an entire year in many classes is based on a single exam. And, most exams were essay. Old school, handwritten, blue-book style. The exam would offer a 10-page fact-pattern scenario, followed by a single question that read:

You’re Not Perfect, So What? Five Steps to Reclaim Your New Year’s Resolution

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Ian Newby-Clark of Bad Habits.

No Impact Man is hiring!

I'll go into more details about this when we officially launch, but I'm excited to say that some colleagues and I are soon planning to launch a non-profit--to be known as the No Impact Project--with the goal of engaging citizens in our cultural response to the crises in our environment and our way of life.Please feel free to pass this job description along to anyone you feel might be inter

Loic Le Meur and Tim Ferriss Discuss E-mail, Entrepreneurship, and Practical Philosophies

Loic Le Meur is one of my favorite people in Silicon Valley. He is a successful serial entrepreneur — having sold companies to France Telecom and Six Apart — as well as a French presidential adviser, and an organizer of the world-famous LeWeb conference held in Paris. I will be speaking there in 2010.

Accounting for Rookies

Permit me to start this article with a confession: It took me more than a decade to make friends with accounting. Not that accounting didn’t try to become my friend. It kept coming around my freelance business saying that I needed to deal with it. After all, I did need to know how much profit or loss I was generating so that I file a tax return.

Winners of the Hold On To Your N.U.T.s Book Giveaway

A big thanks to all of you who entered the N.U.T.s book giveaway contest. I, many readers, and Wayne Levine himself were totally blown away by both the quantity, and especially the quality of the comments left for this contest. You guys offered incredibly solid advice. If a guy is looking for relationship help, he would do well to read over all the comments left by AoM readers.

Best of Personal Finance: Sarcasm-Free Edition

By Andrea DicksonIt's Thursday, and time for our weekly personal finance round-up, where we list the best of the week's personal finance blog posts. Partly because we're tired of offending people over the mildest of insults at the most vague groups of people, and partly because it's a Thursday that feels like a Friday, this edition of the Best of Personal Finance is 100% snark-free.

A Reasonable Honeymoon

This is the fourth entry in a five part series this week on the stages of a relationship and how you can make financially sound choices throughout. Other entries include courtships;, engagements;, weddings, and marriages.

The Best of Art of Manliness: March 2009

March was a good month for AoM. Traffic is up and subscribers are at almost 30,000. Thanks to everyone who has helped spread the word about Art of Manliness and thanks for sending us great ideas for future articles. AoM is a success because of you. We’re planning on rolling out some cool stuff for the site in April that will hopefully make the site more useful and fun. So stay tuned!