Carl Pettit is a writer and editor with interests ranging from international relations and political humor to the arts and modern media.
A Boot for All Seasons — 5 Styles You Can Wear All Year Round
Take a look a five men's boot styles that'll raise your wardrobe quality and feel good on your feet — no matter what time of year.
5 Belt Buckles That’ll Do More Than Just Hold Up Your Pants
You don't have to spend thousands of bucks on a belt buckle, but if you do, get a Bugatti.
5 Cold War-Era Communist Cars That Are Weirdly Cool-Looking
Not long ago, you couldn't buy a Western car in Russia or the Eastern Bloc. That led to some wild, innovative styling by Soviet car designers. Here's a look at five models we'd love to get our hands on.
How to Grow & Maintain a Beard: 10 Stellar Facial-Hair Grooming Tips
How to show the world that a man’s face is a glorious spot for a pile of bristle and fuzz.
5 Really Cool Korean Cars You Might Not Know About
There's a lot more to Korean carmaking than those Kia hamsters. (Though those hamsters are pretty sweet.)
5 Ultra-Cool, Ultra-Slim Men’s Wallets
Forget about your father’s lumpy old wallet, stuffed with photos, money and coupons for the hardware store, all held together with a rubber band. What you want in the billfold department is something sleek, hip, and ultra cool that won't get in the way (especially if you wear skinny leg …
10 Best Dog Breeds For Single Guys
When you're a single dude -- no matter how popular you are with the ladies -- there will always be downtime. When your female companions are busy with work, need to head home, do some wash, or are just sick of being referred to as “friends with benefits,” you may find yourse…
7 Tips for Driving in Traffic Jams This Spring
The ice and snow may be gone, but there sure are more cars on the road. Here are a few tips to help you stay alert and safe when driving in heavy traffic this spring.
Springtime Means It’s Time to Get Your Car Washed at a Real Carwash
A bucket and hose will help you clean your car and get it ready for spring, but if you really want to protect your automobile, go in for a professional carwash
Basic Tire Maintenance — 3 Important Things to Check This Spring
As winter gradually becomes spring, it’s vital that you check your car's tires. Here are three vital things to examine.
Potholes Are the Worst — Here’s How to Handle Them This Spring
While the skies might be blue overhead, the newly non-snow-covered roads could very well be full of dangerous potholes.
Simple Ways to Lower Your Tax Bill — Part 2
Yesterday we took our first look at some basic, no-nonsense steps you can take to lower your tax bill. Here are a few more tips to help ensure you aren’t overpaying come tax time: