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Hobbies That Drive Women Wild: Rare Book Collecting

Since our first SharpToys on winemaking (Sharp HomeBrew Toys), SharpMen have reported great SharpDating success stories on wooing women with interesting hobbies. Cool. In response, we offer you a new occasional series, Hobbies That Drive...

The Sharp Home Bar

The Sharp Home Bar "Would you like to come up for a drink?" Of course she would, assuming the date has gone well so far. But if she ends up watching you clumsily rooting around your kitchen in search of that bottle of Jack and some flat coke, she may soon...

Choosing a Hands-free Kit for Your Car

You’ve heard the news: driving and using a cell phone is dangerous. But does that stop the average SharpMan? No way. Despite the potential danger of holding a phone to your ear as you drive, the convenience of using the phone in the car is...

The Best Laundry Products for SharpMen

So you’ve read Laundry 101, and are now looking to raise your laundromat IQ? You’ve come to the right place. There are several products on the market to make washing, drying and pressing your clothes and linens an easier task — with better...

Great Gifts for Your SharpWoman

Great Gifts for Your SharpWoman It’s that time of year again. Yup, time to break out the old (soon-to-be-much-slimmer) wallet and join the droves of other bedraggled SharpMen prowling the stores for holiday gifts for their beloveds. Oh, the joy of schlepping through the...

Wine Toys for Your LovePad

Wine Toys for Your LovePad Now that you’ve read Navigating a Wine List and know a bit more about ordering wine in restaurants, you may be wondering how this information translates to serving wine at home (during a romantic dinner, preferably — see Hobbies That Drive...

A Wee Dram of Whisky

The martini once symbolized well-bred taste, exclusivity and a certain level of coolness. It was James Bond’s drink of choice, after all. But in recent years, everyone and their Great Aunt Bernice has sidled up to the bar to taste the...

Waterskiing 101

If you've ever pictured yourself skimming across the water on skis, look no further. This SharpToys guide has the info you need to get started: Gear to Get You Started While most novices may not realize it, there are two types of...

Got a Backache?

Got a Backache? Got a backache? Maybe you should rethink your sleeping position — and your sleeping accessories. A recent survey indicated that seven out of ten American men report waking up feeling stiff and poorly rested. Bummer. Who wants to start off...

Driving to Impress

They say: It's not the destination, it's the journey. As you embark on your journey into the business world, you may consider a new ride. If so, read on as SharpMan highlights the top five cars under 25K. When You Think the Time Has Come...

The New Pickup Trucks

While there are no lack of cool toys to fill this column, there’s nothing that screams Guy more than a pickup truck. Navigating auto dealerships and keeping track of truck fine points can be daunting. We’re here to help. Read on for the...

Jewelry Shopping Made Simple

So, you’re ready to delight your SharpWoman with the gift of glitter. Whether it’s a simple silver chain or a diamond engagement ring, women love all types of jewelry. In fact, as a general rule — whatever you were going to spend on a gift...

Holiday Gift Guide for Mom, Grandma, Sister, Friends and Female Coworkers

Holiday Gift Guide for Mom, Grandma, Sister, Friends and Female Coworkers Haven’t given much thought to what you’ll get your mom for the holidays? Well hey, why worry, eh? Mom will probably love anything you give her. After all, she was thrilled with that lopsided ceramic duck you made her with in the second...

Training Day

In Europe, advanced driver training is a given; to gain the privilege of rocketing along the autobahn at unlimited speed requires focused study and hours of practice. In North America, perhaps in part because of our relatively low speed...

SharpWheels Report: The SharpMan Guide to Nitrous Oxide

Boost juice, scream cream, or just plain old NOS: whatever you call it, being "on the bottle" with nitrous oxide can provide a considerable performance increase for SharpMen out there looking to go faster without spending a fortune. Read...

Hobbies That Drive Women Wild: Skydiving

Hobbies That Drive Women Wild: Skydiving So you’re driving the ladies wild with the hobbies we recommend, and want more. This week SharpToys brings you yet another hobby sure to intrigue: skydiving. Yes, that means jumping out of a perfectly good airplane, relying on nothing but...

Home Fitness Toys

Home Fitness Toys So you've just read SharpHealth’s How to Find a Fitness Club That's Right for You and no matter how you look at it, finding the time, money, or effort to commit to a fitness club isn't for you. Don't fret: you can still improve your health...

Wine Tasting for the Rest of Us

Wine tasting has never been so popular. The trend of drinking wine over beer in the U.S. has risen considerably in the past few years. Don’t know much about wine? No problem. Wine tasting is not a science; there are no absolutes. After...

Navigating a Wine List

Navigating a Wine List Ordering wine in a restaurant can be intimidating, but the act of smoothly ordering a bottle of wine that your date enjoys can be a great way to impress her. This article will give you the information you need to do just that; but remember...

Home Insurance 101: Insuring Your Cave

Home Insurance 101: Insuring Your Cave After a long day of barge toting and bail lifting, it’s every SharpMan’s dream to crawl into his cave, order a pizza and watch Sports Center every hour on the hour until blissfully passing out under a blanket of empty beer cans and stray...