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The Awesomer

  • newThe Cloud Ocean
    Photographer Lars Leber captured this breathtaking footage captured from a vantage point above the clouds near Colorado Springs. By speeding up their movements using via time-lapse, the puffy white clouds look like the undulating waves of a surreal s…
    - 2 hours ago, 19 Nov 17, 11:00pm -
  • newFacehugger Roasted Chicken
    Hellen Die of The Necro-Nom-Nom-Nomicon shares her recipe for a Halloween-meets-Thanksgiving treat. Hellen’s Facehugger Feast Roasted Chicken adds sausage casing and some crab legs to complete the Alien look.
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Nov 17, 10:00pm -
  • newA Study of “So Bad It’s Good” Movies
    Now You See It argues that awful movies entertain us beyond their obliviousness. He points out that the elements found in the Sharknados and The Rooms of the world – unrealistic acting, cheesy dialogue, outdated effects – are also used in good fi…
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Nov 17, 9:00pm -
  • newSpeed Backpack
    The Speed Backpack gets its name from its wealth of magnetically-sealed pockets that can be accessed while you’re carrying the bag. That includes its laptop compartment. It also has self-adjusting straps and is water-resistant. Available in nylon o…
    - 5 hours ago, 19 Nov 17, 8:00pm -
  • newSlippery Stairs
    Another in a long line of ridiculous Japanese game show activities, this one has a simple premise but hilarious results, as a group of contestants attempt to climb a two-story staircase covered head-to-toe with slippery lube that looks like ectoplasm…
    - 6 hours ago, 19 Nov 17, 7:00pm -
  • newBaume & Mercier Clifton Club Watch
    A timepiece inspired by motorcycle legend Burt Munro and his record run across Bonneville Salt Flats on an Indian Scout Streamliner. It features Munro’s lucky number “35”, a red calfskin strap, a sandblasted dial inspired by the salt flats, and…
    - 7 hours ago, 19 Nov 17, 6:00pm -
  • newTerminator 2 Stop-Motion Battle
    Counter656’s latest toy figure animation features a brief, but satisfying battle to the death between Arnold’s T-800 and an army of gun-toting plastic foes, not the least of which is Danny Trejo as Machete. We so need to have that action figure n…
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Nov 17, 5:00pm -
  • newDeal: Justice League Trackers
    Turn into a superhero and find any lost item super fast by using your phone. Get a trio of Justice League Bluetooth trackers at a discounted price. And don’t forget to use code GIFTSHOP15 for 15% off this deal in The Awesomer Shop.
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Nov 17, 3:30pm -

Art of Manliness

  • 10 Things That Will Put Hair on Your Chest
    When I was a boy, whenever there was a food or activity that I didn’t want to partake of or participate in, my dad, like most dads in America, would tell me, “It’ll put hair on your chest!” When you’re an eight-year-old boy, you intuitively…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 8:28pm -
  • How to Make the Perfect Breakfast Taco
    I’m sorry biscuits. I’ve been cheating on you. No longer am I stuffing you full of bacon, eggs, and cheese, or slathering you with sawmill gravy. I’ve found a new love — something faster, easier, and dare I say, a wee bit healthier. I’m tal…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 3:22pm -
  • Podcast #257: How to Be a Creative Genius Like da Vinci
    Leonardo da Vinci has become the ultimate archetype of the creative genius. Besides his famous paintings, including the Mona Lisa, da Vinci had insights into anatomy and optics that would take science a few hundred years to verify. While Leonardo’s…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 2:59am -
  • The Pocket Guide to Action Is Now Available on Amazon
    Earlier this year, we launched The Pocket Guide to Action: 116 Meditations on the Art of Doing by Kyle Eschenroeder. So far it’s only been available exclusively from The Art of Manliness Store, but we’ve had requests to make it available on Am…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 6:14pm -
  • Affordable Alternatives to Classic Luxury Watches
    Some watch styles have become menswear classics that will never go out of style thanks to their heritage, their craftsmanship, their handsome good looks, and, let’s not fool ourselves, their price tag. Never underestimate the power of luxury to mak…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Nov 17, 6:50pm -
  • Podcast #356: How to Finally Beat Procrastination
    Procrastination. We’ve all done it and we tell ourselves we’ll never do it again. So we come up with an elaborate time management system to get us on track only to find ourselves continuing to put things off. While some procrastination can be mil…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 6:06pm -
  • 12 Rules for Civil Conversation
    Editor’s note: The following rules for civil conversation were written in 1692 by the influential English jurist Matthew Hale in a letter to his children. It’s amazing how well they hold up over three centuries later! (The text has been abridged…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 3:42pm -
  • Alexander Graham Bell’s Secret to Greater Productivity
    Alexander Graham Bell possessed one of the most fertile and brilliant minds in modern history. Though he is famous for inventing the telephone, he also developed or helped develop a photophone (which wirelessly communicated sound on a beam of light),…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Nov 17, 5:55pm -

Food Republic

  • Ghee, Chris Cosentino, Composting: 10 Hot Topics On Food Republic
    Time to think outside of the box. Tired of butter? Make ghee. Want to venture into different cuts of meat? Take a listen to our conversation with Chris Cosentino on our podcast, Food Republic Today. Trying to be more environmentally friendly? Follow…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 7:00pm -
  • How To Make Individual Pumpkin Pies For Thanksgiving
    Thanksgiving’s less than a week away and if you haven’t started planning yet, now’s the time. Our friends at ChefSteps wrote in this week with a recipe that’ll help you save time,  effort and oven space. Instead of baking your pumpkin pie,…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 3:00pm -
  • Putting The “Giving” In “Thanksgiving:” This Week In Events
    Looking to do some extra giving this holiday season? Check out these options, some dedicated to Thanksgiving. Into natural wines? Gloria in New York’s Hell Kitchen is closing out its Natural Wine and Brewer Dinner series with Nathan Kendall. Meanwh…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 2:00pm -
  • Listen To Food Republic Today: Thanksgiving Prep Advice, Delhi Air Quality
    Be sure to subscribe to Food Republic Today on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts. It’s time you started prepping for Thanksgiving. Well, mentally, at least. Mr. Thanksgiving himself, Rick Rodgers, comes in and reveals all his secr…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 12:00pm -
  • A Master Sommelier Shares His Favorite Fall Food Pairings
    Brahm Callahan is a Master Sommelier and Beverage Director at Himmel Hospitality Group Boston. Join him on a tour of Ribera del Duero and Rueda, winemaking regions of Spain well-worth a visit. When it comes to fall food pairings for wine, take the…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 7:30pm -
  • Food Republic’s Latest, Greatest Instagram #FRavorites
    Surely you’ve noticed by now that we’re big fans of Instagram, so much in fact that we couldn’t stop photographing our food unless it was a life-threatening emergency. Despite groans from your dining companions when you forbid them from digging…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 6:00pm -
  • Listen To Massimo Bottura Speak On The Snacky Tunes Podcast
    Food and music podcast, Snacky Tunes, has been up to some great things lately. To promote his newest book, Bread Is Gold, chef Massimo Bottura chats with hosts and brothers Darin and Greg Bresnitz about food waste and making the most out of everyday…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 4:00pm -
  • 5 Stories From The World Of Food Waste This Week
    If there’s one thing we love talking about at Food Republic, it’s how people around the world are reducing food waste, keeping organic materials out of landfills and repurposing leftovers. From rehoming leftovers from local supermarkets and res…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 3:00pm -
  • What’s Wrong With My Starter And How Do I Fix It?
    You can’t bake bread until you’ve mastered the art of the starter, and it’s not always easy! Utilize our tips for making a bread starter (it’s super, super-easy) and troubleshoot it if need be with baking guru Claus Meyer’s new cookbook,…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 2:00pm -
  • Listen To Food Republic Today: Joshua Skenes, Salmon News
    Be sure to subscribe to Food Republic Today on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts. Joshua Skenes of Saison in San Francisco took the time to stop by Food Republic Headquarters in today’s episode to discuss his rise to 3-star Michel…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 12:00pm -
  • Shrimp Etiquette Questions? Turn To The Belleville News-Democrat
    Face it: if you’re a shrimp-eater, you’ve asked yourself this question…but probably not cared enough to do whatever it is the right thing is. How do you eat shrimp that still has part or all of its shell on? Enter contributing writer for sout…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Nov 17, 7:00pm -
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