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The SharpMan's Guide to the SUV Market

The SharpMan's Guide to the SUV Market They’re everywhere. On every highway and byway. Climbing every mountain, fording every stream, fulfilling every suburban dream. Of course, I speak of the incredible popularity of sport utility vehicles over the past decade or so. These...

SharpMan's Guide to Sports Sedans

SharpMan's Guide to Sports Sedans It’s a given that everyone who loves to drive loves driving fast. (Unless, of course, you have some kind of weird minivan fetish.) These days, there are any number of ways to get where you’re going and get there in a hurry. Sure, you could...

Drop-Top Gorgeous

Drop-Top Gorgeous Remember the days when convertibles were few and far between? That was back when cars went through an "it’s-just-transportation" phase. But suddenly, from about the early 90s on, cars became fun again. And what could be more fun than a car...

Voice-Activated Car Gadgets

I still remember when it was exciting to have a CD player installed in my car. These days an auto CD player is about as "high tech" as a cigarette lighter. In the wake of the debate regarding how driver-distracting cell phones, complicated...

Nerf Guns 411

Need to let off some steam at the office — or just a kid at heart? Read on for the SharpToys skinny on nerf guns: Nerf Guns Defined If you have kids, you’ve probably purchased a nerf gun at some point, but for those of you who haven’t,...

Why Cool Pens = Women

In today’s technology-driven world, where the latest wireless gadget is supposed to "define the man," it’s easy to lose site of cool "gadgets" that always have. Consider the classic writing instrument; it doesn’t require batteries, it...

Manly Crafts 101

The words ‘arts and crafts’ usually conjure up images of pig-tailed school girls and tacky projects made from glue, glitter and toothpicks. That stereotype is fading fast, though, as craft schools, also known as learning vacations, are...

Airboards 101

Ever since the days of Back to the Future, what guy hasn’t dreamed of owning his very own hover-board? Watching Michael J. Fox whip around the streets like some sort of futuristic Tony Hawk made us all want to experience the thrill of...

HDTV – Getting the Whole Picture

Start Getting the Whole Picture If you’re not watching a digital television, you don’t know what you’re missing. Today’s new digital sets give you more picture, plus a sharper, brighter and more clear image -- in a set you can lift without...

Paying Too Much? Taking the Sting Out of Car Insurance

Paying Too Much? Taking the Sting Out of Car Insurance No one ever said life was fair. Take auto insurance for example. You’ve been driving that 1987 Honda Prelude since college. Finally, after years of hard work and macaroni and cheese dinners, you’ve saved enough dough to invest in a new car...

BlackBerry… It’s More Than a Fruit

BlackBerry… It’s More Than a Fruit You may have first seen them emerge from the jacket pockets of those really together types; then you began seeing them more and more. Now that hot SharpWoman at the bar is using one. You’ve also seen their effect. Maybe it’s a colleague,...

Pipe Smoking 101

Recently SharpMan.com has received numerous e-mails from SharpMen curious about the how-tos of pipe smoking. Had enough of the passé cigar-smoking craze? Check out this SharpToys primer on the basics: Pipe Basics To understand the world of...

Rally Driving 101

Rally Driving 101 At times, life can throw you a curve. But if you’re a professional rally driver, your life consists entirely of curves — and your success depends on how skillfully you negotiate them. Rally Driving 101 In North America, rally driving is...

Giving a Great Massage

Giving a Great Massage Who doesn’t love getting a great massage? Oooooh, so relaxing…so sensuous…so divine…oh yes, right there…a little to the left…oh, uh, sorry, what was I saying? Oh yeah: touch is one of the most personal ways of communicating. Massage can...

Maximize Your Closet Space

Maximize Your Closet Space Maybe you’re a single guy in a cramped apartment, or you have a huge pad but your SharpWoman is encroaching on your side of the closet. In any event, most SharpMen could use a little more storage space for their threads. Take your first...

Go Karting, Young Man!

Go Karting, Young Man! Go karts. Say it with me: go karts. OK, now picture a go kart. I’m guessing that what springs to your mind is the ultra-slow kind that’s just to the left of the mini-golf course. Well, guess again, Poindexter. The truth be told, there are...

The 10 Best Sci-Fi Movies of All Time

The 10 Best Sci-Fi Movies of All Time A really great science fiction movie should dazzle you with its philosophy, its creation of a brave new world or its use of special effects. Grammatical correctness aside, the best sci-fi movies boldly go where no movie has gone before....

How To Buy the Luxury Car You Desire… Used

No doubt you’ve heard — repeated again and again — the old adage: dress for the job you want, not the job you have. Sure it goes for the office, but the parking lot? For those with Maserati taste and a Honda Accord budget, consider buying...

Hobbies That Drive Women Wild: Cooking

As you know, SharpMan.com periodically polls SharpWomen on which men’s hobbies pique their interest in a guy. What amazes us is that, again and again, the number one response is "cooking." Now, the truth is that we’ve held back on the "...

The "Porsche Driving Experience"

The "Porsche Driving Experience" Have you ever received the proverbial offer you just can’t refuse? You’ll know it when it comes along. That ravishing woman who leaves you tongue-tied asks you out on a date. The boss rewards all your hard work with an unexpected week’s...