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How to Get Out & See The World

Earlier this year I wrote a piece about a trip I took to China. What I did there was interesting but the point of the post was to show not only how co...
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Mixed Martial Arts

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is one of the fastest growing sports in America. A report put out by MMA Payout details it's growth over the past few years. ...
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Rookie Wind Surfing

Kite Boarding Every time I drove by Hood River, Oregon I would look down into the Columbia river and watch all the windsurfers and kiteboarders wh...

Cave Skills: Your Go To Stomach Buster

Every man needs to be able to cook something solid and manly -- a go-to meal or slab of meat that’s more interesting than spaghetti but still easy...
Mud Bog Racing Man Makes Fire

Mud Bog Racing

Tweet This Article Trucks, Mud, Racing, and Fried Snickers: There just isn't an activity much more manly than mud bog racing. When Charles Quin...
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Tape and Glue: First Aid For Men

"Yup, that's going to need four stitches." "Nope, I'm not going to get stitches." I don't know how many times you have heard this conversation, ...
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Hunter or Gatherer – It’s Your Life

"It’s better to die on your feet than to live on your knees." — Emiliano Zapata I like to categorize people and things because categorizing helps me...
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Cooler than a Convertible

Here's the scene: I'm picking up the oldest son from school. A spotless and shiny white convertible pulls up next to us. "Dad, that's a convertible...