"1) Shaving shaving with a safety razor.
2) Journaling. Not regularly, but enough that I can follow the progression of my thought patterns
3) Learning to socialize (I'm a 25-year-old curmudgeon)
4) Deliberately selecting my wardrobe when going…"
"My usual system, is to pack my full dopp kit in my checked baggage and to carry just a folding toothbrush with me into the cabin.
Most airlines don't have too much of a problem with you having a disposable razor and some small packages…"
Previously, AoM has discussed the necessity of having a drop kit with you. Unfortunately, with airlines banning disposable razors and pretty much every toiletry you can think of on carry-ons, it's getting pretty difficult for a fella to carry a drop kit with him. I avoid air travel if possible (I much prefer to drive), but sometimes flight is inevitable. What do others recommend?See More
"I'm a Future Solider for active Army. I started looking at the military on a lark, but as I kept researching, it became and more appealing. I think at the end of the day it came down to the military offering me a job I could be proud of. The…"
"I've gone through multiple variants on the note-book concept and here's the system that works for me. I use a small spiral-bound legal pad (yellow paper is softer on the eyes), for my day-to-day stuff. I write down the date and the first…"
"Ben Bova's Rock Rats has a late Western feel to it, with the free miners depending their stake against the mining corporation back on Earth. Replace "Earth" with "from back East" and you've got a standard Western."
""The only limitation on your freedom of choice is your willingness to accept all the consequences of your actions."
That phrase is based on some advice my father once gave me and something I read in Pratchett novel."
"Science fiction used to be defined by the futuristic elements present in the books. As technology advances, those elements become commonplace (computers, robotics technology, genetic technologies) and they lose their futuristic basis. To me,…"
"I dont really know how this kind of borders work, since we dont have them here but let´s assume there is a wall...
Couldn't Mexicans just get a permit for entering the USA, like for vaccation, and cross the border on the normal…"
Hello all,I am 23 years young and have been thinking a lot about what to do with my life... I got to travel a lot in my last 10 years and have met and still contact with many beautiful young Woman, but I am not ready to settle down and get married. eventually I will get there in Maybe 10 years or so, but for now I just wanna do as many Manly Jobs as possible to get that all rounder experience so l will fit in any environment once I find that woman to settle down... I don't care where on this…See More
"For East Asian classics, I'd start with the following Chinese books that were also seminal works for Korea and Japan:
The Four Books (Analects, The Great Learning, The Mean, and Mencius) The middle two are always overlooked but were a standard…"
"This generation is definitely different than the one I grew up in. I had a job from the time I was 12 -- mowing lawns, delivering papers, dishwasher, waiter, Dominos' pizza driver (back when they had the 30 minute guarantee -- that was…"
"About three months ago I went back to pen and paper for almost everything. I have been deleting apps off my phone ever since. Feels good.
However, if you really like the smartphone thing, I highly recommend you turn off all…"