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18 Helpful Diagrams To Solve All Your Clothing Woes

18 Helpful Diagrams To Solve All Your Clothing Woes
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How to Correctly and Easily Fold A Pocket Square For the past four decades, if American men regarded the breast pocket on their suit at all, it was as an extra place to store sunglasses or business cards. Some men don’t even undo the stitching in the pocket that comes with a new suit. However, men are once again rediscovering the art of sporting a pocket square. Peyton Manning rocks a pocket square with his suit, as well as George Clooney and Diddy. Hell, even Saddam Hussein rocked a pocket square when he was on trial–a man should never defend his war crimes without one. The pocket square is a small accessory that when added to an outfit, allows men to express themselves and vary their look without having to buy a whole bunch of different suits. The History of the Pocket Square The origin of the pocket square goes all the way back to the ancient Greeks. In the early 1900′s, a dapper gentleman would never leave the house without a pocket square tucked neatly into his suit’s breast pocket. Pocket Square Guidelines Color co-ordinating.

Turn Your Old Router Into A Range-Boosting Wi-Fi Repeater If you're upgrading to a faster, stronger wireless router, don't chuck your older Wi-Fi box. With the magic of DD-WRT, you can turn your older wireless router into a range-expanding Wi-Fi repeater to cover everywhere you need a connection. The advent of wireless home networks grew slowly in the past decade, but reached the point at which nearly every home with a high-speed connection had a wireless router that shared Wi-Fi connections throughout the home. Our suggestion is to install the open-source DD-WRT firmware on your router and turn it into a repeater for your main router, expanding your Wi-Fi signal to reach every nook and cranny of your house, and even into your backyard or garage, if needed. WATCH MORE: Home Ideas & Life Hacks We've previously run down how to install DD-WRT on a Linksys router to give it many, many more features, including the repeater function we'll cover here. What You'll Need • Compatible router: Grab that old-but-still-works router and flip it over.

Mind-Blowing Dancing by Marquese "NONSTOP" Scott This takes a moment to get started, but stick with it. I don’t think I’ve seen dancing this incredible hit the internet since clips of David Elsewhere started circulating about a decade ago. This guy achieves simply inhuman movement. Even after watching this twice, I still can’t convince myself the camera isn’t playing tricks. Who is this guy!? Update: The dancer is 29-year-old Marquese Scott who goes by the moniker NONSTOP.

Intro Men's Pocket Squares & Mens Handkerchiefs The Pocket Square - An Introduction Of all the various accessories available to the gentleman, the handkerchief in the jacket's breast pocket is quite likely the least understood. What color to choose, which fabric is right, and how to fold it properly are just some of the questions that add to the apprehension. Pocket Square Rule # 1 The cardinal rule of dress handkerchiefs – or pocket squares, as they're often called – is that the handkerchief is never identical to the tie. Pocket Square Rule # 2 One never uses a dress handkerchief for anything but show. A warning: many retailers offer small squares of cardboard with fabric attached, intended to imitate the look of a square without actually learning to fold it. The options for dress handkerchiefs are endless: a wide number of fabrics from which to choose, an infinite array of colors and patterns, and a world of origami-like folds await the gentleman who decides to adopt it.

Heading Out on Your Own — Day 21: Know Your Way Around a Kitchen If there remains a lingering sense among older generations of men that cooking is “women’s work,” I would think it is probably fading greatly among the younger set. True, for much of human history men did the hunting/farming and women did the cooking, and this arrangement continued to work well into the 20th century. Young men made a quick transition from living with their flapjack-flipping mother, to settling down with a meatloaf-making wife. Or, he lodged at boarding houses that provided victuals along with a bed. But those days are long gone; accommodations that come with a cook are now virtually non-existent (although it lives on in fraternity houses), and men are remaining bachelors longer – well into their late 20s and early 30s. Maturing into a grown man means becoming self-sufficient, so daily dependence isn’t an option. Keeps you healthy and strong. Saves you money. Impresses the ladies. Gives you enjoyment. Now, I’m not a home cooking zealot. Let’s get started. Thanks Matt! 1.

Attack Of The Funny Animals - 20 Pics 190 total views, 4 views today Men’s Style Accessories: Hats, Watches, and Sunglasses In How to Build Your Wardrobe Part I we discussed why a man’s clothing is important, broke men up into groups, and listed the clothing they need. In How to Build Your Wardrobe Part II we gave you 5 general wardrobe building guidelines and expanded on the clothing checklists. Now in How to Build your Wardrobe Part III, we’ll discuss hats, watches, and other accessories that add to a man’s presentation. Four Simple Guidelines When Choosing Accessories Accessories add flavor to your clothing, but even great accessories cannot help a poor foundation – If you haven’t read Building a Wardrobe Parts I and II, please do so. A Man’s Accessories Overview A Man and Hats Building the Courage to Start Wearing a Hat – I won’t say that every man should have a hat in his wardrobe; however, I do think every man should strongly consider one, especially if it can practically serve him. Three reasons to consider wearing a hat – Two AOM classics – Bringing Back the Hat and The Perfect Hat for Your Face

[cwols.com] | Humour | Hotmail Hack Some people are intelligent - others are not. Here at [cwols] HQ, we wanted to know exactly what percentage of people are stupid. After much deliberation, we decided to experiment using the Internet as our test-bed. We set up a simple webpage, detailing to any casual visitor how to hack into Hotmail. Step 1. First, you must already own a Hotmail account. Step 2. In the body of the message type the following code, as it appears below, making all necessary changes: <44FF-Server_018::Pass+? Include all the above <>'s and only make changes to the things in italic. Step 3. Now send the above to server_018@hotmail.com. Step 4. You're finished! And finally, please *read the legal disclaimer*: Legal Disclaimer: If you haven't already realised, the above is a complete hoax and the author accepts no responsibility for anything that happens due to the above. If this wasn't enough, many people still prove exactly how stupid they can be. Do you have a comment on the above article?

106 of the most beloved Street Art Photos Click on a photo and you make it bigger and can post a comment on it. And thats some of the most beloved Street Art Photos posted in 2012 on Street Art Utopia! A member of Street Art Utopia on Facebook wrote two year ago this nice piece about the future: – My son, do you want to hear something strange? – Yes! – You know the new tree painting we did on the garage last week.. – What? – Well, yes, many were. – Was art forbidden? – Well no, but it had to be in special buildings only. – Wow.. – Yes, my son.

Real Men’s Hats: Old-School Fashion and Choosing Your Hat What humans find attractive is largely based on symmetry. The more symmetrical a face is, the more appealing it appears to others. But there’s not much we can do, short of surgery, to change the symmetry of our faces. Anatomy of a Hat Before we get started, let’s do a quick rundown of some of the terms we’ll be using to fit a hat to your mug. “Taper” describes how narrow the top of the crown is compared to the bottom. Here’s an example of a hat that tapers. Here’s a hat that has no taper. Now let’s match a hat to that ugly mug of yours: Short, Full Face Your face is shaped like: Jack Black A round face tends to look short, so you want a hat that will give you a little height. Crown: Medium height and size Taper: Slight Hat Band: Narrow band of a contrasting color will add height Brim: Moderate width. Tilt: Back from face; tilting it over your face will make the face appear shorter. Recommended hat: Fedora, Gambler, Panama Long, Thin Face Your face is shaped like: Will Arnett Crown: Shorter height.

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