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The Art of Manliness Weekly Roundup: Indiana Jones IV Trailer Edition

This week, the trailer for the new Indiana Jones movie was released. It looks pretty dang awesome. Harrison Ford is in surprisingly good shape for a 65 year old. I can’t wait to see it.

Now for some links.

Hand-wringing About American Culture – Are Americans Hostile to Knowledge? (@ nytimes.com) Americans are getting dumber and dumber each year. A democratic republic like the United States requires a well educated citizenry. Unfortunately, according to new studies Americans aren’t just apathetic to knowledge about the world around them, they’re getting down right hostile. You see this especially among young men. The general attitude is that it’s not manly to be smart. Oh yeah? Teddy Roosevelt read thousands of books in different languages during his life time and he killed a cougar with his bare hands. How much more manly can you get?

Love is a numbers game: Crack the code (@ msnbc.com) If you want to find that special someone, you’re going to have to date a lot of women. We’ve written about this before: stop hanging out with women and start dating them.
Freerunning For Fitness (@ just a guy thing) I’m sure many of you have seen the YouTube videos of guys doing freeruning. Basically, freerunning involves running through urban settings while jumping and doing other acrobatic moves over obstacles. Just a Guy Thing has a nice write up on how you can start using freerunning as a fitness regimen.

Nine Simple Ways to Stand Out in Your Career (@ the simple dollar) Do you feel like you’re stuck in a dead end job? Well, Trent at The Simple Dollar has come up with nine things you can do today to stand out and get moving in your career.


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