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How to Iron a Dress Shirt [VIDEO]

by Brett

Your video guide to ironing a dress shirt properly. For a detailed text guide, read our post on how to iron a dress shirt. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel to get new videos as soon as they’re posted. If you’re viewing this in your email, click this link to watch the video. Edited by Jordan Crowder

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How to Perform a Muscle-Up: An Illustrated Guide

by AoM Team

During this Rings 101 week, we’ve covered the basics of equipment, how to grip the rings, and a beginner’s workout to get you started with using the rings to build strength and fitness. As you gain more skill and confidence on the rings, one likely goal you’ll start aiming for is successfully performing the muscle-up. […]

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How to Make Small Talk With Strangers [VIDEO]

by Brett & Kate McKay

Your video tutorial on making small talk with anybody, anywhere. Click here for a more detailed and incredibly useful article on the subject. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel to get new videos as soon as they’re posted. If you’re viewing this in your email, click this link to watch the video. Filmed and Directed by Jordan Crowder […]

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Know Your Lifts: The Power Jerk & Split Jerk

by Brett & Kate McKay

“Know Your Lifts” is an illustrated guide series that shows how to perform basic weightlifting exercises. Check out our previous guides on the High-Bar Back Squat, Deadlift,  Shoulder Press, and Clean. (They’re all available as posters in our store as well.) In today’s edition we take a look at another Olympic-style lift that’s become popular among average […]

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How to Become an Early Riser [VIDEO]

by Brett

Your video guide to becoming an early riser. For a detailed text version, also check out our article on how to become an early riser.  Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel to get new videos as soon as they’re posted. If you’re viewing this in your email, click this link to watch the video. Editing by Jordan Crowder

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3 Ways to Escape Zip Ties: An Illustrated Guide

by AoM Team

Zip ties are increasingly being used to restrain innocent folks in home invasion and kidnapping scenarios. With a quick Google search, you’ll see a number of situations where suspects used standard zip ties from the local hardware store to restrain their victims. We tried out all of these methods, and they all work. We even […]

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How to Jump Start a Car [VIDEO]

by Brett

Your video guide to jump starting a car. For a quick primer, also check out our illustrated guide. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel to get new videos as soon as they’re posted. If you’re viewing this in your email, click this link to watch the video. Editing by Jordan Crowder

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Outfitted & Equipped: Fly Fishing Outing

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Editor’s Note: This gallery was curated by the gentlemen at Field Dressed.  The imminent arrival of spring is in the air, which means that the fly fishing season is lurking just ahead on the horizon. Wherever you live, regardless of climate or water type, fly fishing is a pastime that gives outdoorsmen everywhere the opportunity […]

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How to Unclog a Toilet Like a Plumber [VIDEO]

by Brett

Your video guide to unclogging the unruliest of clogs in your toilet. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel to get new videos as soon as they’re posted. If you’re viewing this in your email, click this link to watch the video. Editing by Jordan Crowder  

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How to Make a Torch: An Illustrated Guide

by AoM Team

Whether navigating the woods in a survival situation or hunting for treasure deep in the tunnels of an ancient temple, knowing how to make a torch with just a few common supplies is a valuable skill. Need fire and don’t have matches on hand? Read up on how to start a fire. Illustration by Ted Slampyak

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Tie Tips: A Visual Guide

by Brett and Kate McKay

Cravatology 101 can be an in-depth course, with lessons on picking the right tie for the occasion, matching its color and print to your attire, and learning to tie different knots. Before you master those details though, make sure you know these handy tips for wearing a necktie with style. This visual guide will make them easy […]

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How to Survive Falling Through the Ice: An Illustrated Guide

by AoM Team

If you live in a place where snowy and icy winters are the norm, you know the dangers of falling through the ice. And this guide is especially pertinent for those areas of the country where freezing weather only visits sporadically. When frigid temps descend for a short time upon a location that’s not used […]

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How to Shave With a Straight Razor [VIDEO]

by Brett

You’ve been shaving like your grandpa with a safety razor; now it’s time to try out the method your great-grandpa used — shaving with a straight razor. Here’s how to put a blade to your neck without it becoming a fatal ritual.  Please subscribe to our YouTube Channel! Video by Jordan Crowder

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How to Throw a Dynamite Straight Punch: An Illustrated Guide

by Brett

The straight punch (also called the cross) is an effective blow to deal a fighting opponent. John L. Sullivan is on deck today to show you how to deliver this punch with dynamite power. Illustration by Ted Slampyak

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Outfitted & Equipped: Casual Office on a Rainy Day

by AoM Team
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This post is brought to you by Gore-Tex®. Check out their line of casual, comfortable, and waterproof shoes here. What to wear and bring on a cold and wet day at the office. .

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How to Escape a Sinking Car: An Illustrated Guide

by AoM Team
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This post is brought to you by the T3 Tactical Auto Rescue Tool. It has everything you need to escape from a sinking car including a seatbelt cutter and window breaker. What’s this? Your visual guide to escaping a sinking car.

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Outfitted and Equipped: Cutting Down a Christmas Tree

by Brett & Kate McKay
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This post is brought to you by Steam Horse Dry Goods. Check out their line of durable, lasting workwear inspired by vintage patterns. All Steam Horse Dry Good clothing is sewn in the USA. What to wear and bring when you cut down this year’s Christmas tree. What’s this?

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How to Tackle Like a Pro

by AoM Team

Thanksgiving is tomorrow. For many men in America, Thanksgiving Day not only means eating turkey and stuffing, it also means playing a pick-up game of football in the morning with friends and family. Last year, we covered how to throw a perfect football spiral. This year we look at how to tackle. Sure, most Turkey […]

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Dressing for the Holidays: Your 60 Second Guide

by Brett & Kate McKay


This post is brought to you by State Farm. For more help, visit State Farm Nation. Inspiration on what to wear this holiday season.

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