June 2012

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Unique Shaving & Grooming Rituals from History and Around the World

by Brett & Kate McKay

This post is brought to you by Phillips Norelco What’s this? You think today’s man goes overboard with his grooming habits? Wait ’till you get a load of our manly ancestors.

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A Primer on the Shotgun

by Brett

Recently I’ve had the itch to buy a shotgun. It started after I read Creek’s post on how to build a survival shotgun. The itch only grew stronger after I became a homeowner (I kind of feel like Kevin McAllister). The shotgun is the perfect weapon for home defense and disaster prep. It’s powerful, reliable, and […]

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Yes, That’s a Tampon in My Mouth: The Swiss Army Survival Tampon — 10 Survival Uses

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Do us a favor. While you’re reading this post, forget everything you know about tampons. Today we’re going to show you how you can use this common women’s product to survive in the wild.

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Mountain & Sackett Tie Giveaway

by Brett & Kate McKay

It’s back! Our semi bi-annual Mountain & Sackett giveaway is here again. I love Mountain & Sackett ties. They’re a family-owned business that’s been making ties right here in the U.S. of A since 1957. And the quality of their ties can’t be beat. Other companies use machines to pump out hundreds of ties an hour. The […]

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Travel Like Your Grandfather: How to Hitchhike Around the USA

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Benjamin Jenks. I know, I know…You are probably thinking two questions. 1. Isn’t hitchhiking really dangerous? I know a man who hitchhiked around the world, another who hitchhiked through Afghanistan, and I hitchhiked over 14,000 miles around the USA. It can be done and it can be […]

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Leadership Lessons from Dwight D. Eisenhower #2: How to Not Let Anger and Criticism Get the Best of You

by Brett & Kate McKay

On the Halloween when Dwight D. Eisenhower was ten years old, his parents let his two older brothers go trick-or-treating, but told Ike he was too young to accompany them. Having eagerly anticipated a night of fun and freedom, Dwight was crushed. He argued his case for why he should be allowed to go out, […]

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How to Memorize a Deck of Cards with Superhuman Speed

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from two-time USA Memory Champion, Ron White. In 2009 I set a USA record for the fastest to memorize a deck of cards. I did it in 1 minute and 27 seconds. This record stood for two years in the United States. Now this may seem freakishly fast. […]

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