Stop what you’re doing and look at your hands. Is your ring finger longer than your index finger? If so, you were likely exposed to higher levels of testosterone while you were in your mother’s womb.
Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from an article Jack London wrote for a journal on writing.
Ernest Hemingway is a literary legend, but unlike many literary legends, he gained that status while he was still alive.
Having your first kid is a huge adjustment. A baby bomb drops from the sky, or at least a gurney, and explodes your old routines and way of being in the world.
Painting can be one of the hardest and dullest of all household projects, which is why many people put it off.
As a boy I followed the Dallas Cowboys, and one of the players I really admired was Herschel Walker. He was a beast, but the guy could move like nothing else.
Editor’s note: This excerpt is a chapter from Ryan Holiday’s new book, Ego Is the Enemy. After you’ve read it, listen to my podcast interview with Ryan about the book. “Great men have almost always shown themselves as ready to obey as they afterwards proved able to command.” –Lord Mahon In the Roman system of art and science, there existed a concept for which we have only a partial analog.
Hosting guests, letter writing, and going out on real dates are often seen as old-fashioned practices that are no longer needed in an age when folks can book an Airbnb room instead of crashing at your pad, you can communicate instantaneously via email or text, and your next girlfriend is just a Tinder swipe away.
In many modern, Western democracies, individualism reigns supreme. The goal of life is to be a man who marches to the beat of his own drummer and is unencumbered by others.
When the mercury is on the rise, so are your shirt sleeves. You can’t be going into work in t-shirts or even short-sleeve button-ups, so you’re left with rolling the sleeves of your nice dress shirt in order to stay a little bit cooler.
Churning, swirling, sucking swaths of water, rip currents are a scary experience for anyone unfortunate enough to be caught in one.
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Editor’s note: The following selection comes from The Technique of Building Personal Leadership (1944) by Donald A.
One of the things that makes humans, well, human is the ability to make a fist. Other primates can’t do this.
Packing for a week-long business trip can be an intimidating task. You want to ensure you bring enough clothes that you’ll have appropriate outfits for all the different events, meetings, and activities you’ll be attending.
Editor’s note: This promotional post was written by the guys at Huckberry and the AoM team. When you think about camping, what image comes to mind?
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A common complaint of the modern age is the sense of distraction and lack of focus that pervades our lives.
Roasting a marshmallow may seem like the simplest thing in the world. Yet how often do you see someone pull their stick away from the fire to reveal a perfectly roasted, wonderfully golden brown cylinder of goo?
Last week’s winner was…TBA. Check your inbox — it could be you! My Picks This Week Most smart watches and activity trackers look a little tacky and garish on the wrist.