"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,…"
"Last weekend my wife and I with a few friends made the trek up to Baxter State Park in Millinocket, Maine to hike Mt. Katahdin (photograph taken at about mile 3.5).
We hiked the mountain via "The Hunt Trail", which was about 10 miles out…"
"I was in somewhat in a rut and also gained weight from sitting in the office all day eating cake and asian food. So i bought myself a fitness bike and started cycling home once or twice a week (30 - 40km)
Then i decided to just complete the…"
Though they aren't common in the United States, Jjimjilbangs, Banyas, Onsens, and Hamams are a great places to hang out. This is a group for men comfortable in their own skin and appreciate the eastern ideas of public bath houses.See More