Podcast #422: Men & Manners — Tipping, Emojis, and Much More

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Podcast #422: Men & Manners — Tipping, Emojis, and Much More
They say that manners make the man. But how do you display good manners without coming off as awkward and in a way that elevates life both for yourself and for others? Today I bring back writer David Coggins to discuss etiquette and manners in the modern age. I had David on the show a […]
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How to Barricade a Door

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How to Barricade a Door
In an active shooter situation, your first priority is to run. If you can’t do that, the next best option is to hide, and to hide in a room with a locking door. Attackers are looking for easy targets, and will often bypass a locked door without trying to breach it. If the door of […]
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Never Underestimate the Bolo Tie, Baby

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Never Underestimate the Bolo Tie, Baby
My family has roots in New Mexico going back for centuries. I have ancestors on my dad’s side of the family that immigrated to New Mexico from Spain back in the 1600s when the area was that country’s colony. Lots of Sanchez’s and Chavez’s in my lineage. Other ancestors of mine from Switzerland, France, and […]
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Five things in my make up bag- Linda Mogor

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Five things in my make up bag- Linda Mogor
Linda Mogor Is a beauty/ fashion blogger for Stylevitae, who loves to explore all the new beauty and fashion trends.   In this article we caught with Linda and got a chance to explore some of her favorite everyday Make-up products. Here is what she had to tell us   I never was a big […]
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What Every Young Man Should Understand About the Power of Compound Interest

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What Every Young Man Should Understand About the Power of Compound Interest
“Compound interest is the Eighth Wonder of the World. He who understands it, earns it; he who doesn’t, pays it.” Albert Einstein supposedly said that. Lots of quotes get attributed to him that he didn’t actually say, and this may be one of them; I personally don’t see the guy who imagined riding a light […]
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How to Sew Leather (and Other Tough Materials)

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How to Sew Leather (and Other Tough Materials)
Editor’s Note: This is a guest article by Michael Magnus. It may seem like sewing is an exclusively feminine pursuit (outside the tailoring profession), but dating back to the Paleolithic age, rudimentary sewing techniques were a vital necessity for staying alive. Sewing isn’t just about making decorative doilies, but also knowing how to quickly stitch something […]
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A Lesson From Ernest Hemingway in Why You Should Plan Your Weekends

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A Lesson From Ernest Hemingway in Why You Should Plan Your Weekends
When Ernest Hemingway was working on the manuscript of a book about his safari in Africa, he played with a passage (which he later deleted) that listed all the things he loved and loved to do. He began with seeing, hearing, eating, drinking, sleeping, and reading; looking at pictures, cities, oceans, fishes, and fighting; thinking […]
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Like Our Illustrated Guides? Get One as a Poster!

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Like Our Illustrated Guides? Get One as a Poster!
Since 2011, we’ve worked with talented illustrator Ted Slampyak to create hundreds of vintage-inspired, illustrated how-to guides. During that time we’ve had folks ask us to make his illustrated guides available as posters for purchase in the AoM Store.  The problem we’ve run into is how to manage inventory on these illustrated guide posters. I […]
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Podcast #423: How to Survive a Grid-Down Disaster

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Podcast #423: How to Survive a Grid-Down Disaster
We’ve all probably thought about it. What would we do and how would we fare after a societal collapse? My guest today has spent his career helping individuals get ready for such a situation. His name is James Rawles. He’s the owner of survivalblog.com and the author of several bestselling books on prepping, including How […]
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