Tips/Life Hacks Archive

SURVIVING SUMMER: MAN VS. HEAT, BUGS, SUN & MORE

Summer is here…and it’s hot. Not just hot for a few hours, but that sticky kind of hot that lingers long after the sun...

FABRIC CARE SYMBOLS & WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW THEM

Machine wash. Dry clean only. Line dry. Sure you know what the terms mean, but do you know their corresponding symbols? All garments must...

Planning v. Procrastinating: Get Your Goals In Order and Go

For me, 2016 is a year to reach goals. In fact, I have a few large goals I expect to reach by the end of...

Making a Move – How to Relocate Like a Man (With a Plan)

As someone who recently moved halfway across the country a year ago, and then moved to yet another state just a few weeks ago,...
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GOT TECHNOLOGY? This Is The Year For It!

2015 has already started out as a great year for tech…and there’s more on the way! If you’re one of those types that wants to...

Winter Shoe Care: Steps for Keeping Them Looking Their Best

During wet and cold winter months, many of us encounter this timeless predicament: how do you keep your best boots and shoes from getting...

How to Survive Valentine’s Day: 6 Ways to Impress Your Date

On a cold February morning in Chicago’s North Side, seven associates of the notorious gangster George “Bugs” Moran were cut down in a hail...
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Gift Wrapping for the Do-It-Yourself Guy

The Plane Truth: How to Survive Holiday Travel

There’s no place like home, especially for the holidays, but getting there can sometimes be taxing. Whether you’re flying halfway around the world, or...

Keep or Pack Away: Transitioning Your Wardrobe into Fall

With the cool months ahead, it might be time for a wardrobe tune-up. While there are certain clothing items that need to be left...

The Clothes Make the Man – How the Right Look Can Help You Reach Your Goals

In this day and age, you can make a six-figure salary while working from home in your boxers. Technology allows us to do some...

TOP 7 TIPS for Scoring that Dream Job

Interviewing for a job is a skill that most people haven’t quite mastered. With the market becoming more competitive each day, it’s important to...

Red Wine Spill? No problem, MacGUYver it!

‘Tis the season for libations.  Some swear by a Bloody Mary as the ultimate hangover cure.  Well, here’s another example of fighting alcohol with...

IT’S A WRAP: Gift Wrapping for the DIY Guy

No time for the dry cleaners? MacGUYver it!

If you can’t get to the dry cleaners before that big meeting or weekend wedding, you can still get that shirt looking crisp by...

Got warm beer? MacGUYver it!

Football season is upon us, which means your Sunday beer consumption is sure to increase.  But unless you have a personal beer fridge or...

Static Cling: MacGUYver it!

So you get up in the morning to get ready for work and your clothes are a giant ball of static cling. Well, there’s...