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20 Albums You Must Own

So you finally have the kind of stereo system you’ve dreamed about since you were 12 years old: Five channels of 100-watt power, surround sound, a hidden sub-woofer end and a 15-band equalizer dialed in just the way you love it. Now it’s...

Sharp HomeBrew Toys

March is the Saint Patty’s Day month. If you’re not Irish, this translates into a month’s worth of good excuses to hit your local watering hole. Or better yet, how about opening up your own? Forget the millions of tenant improvement...

SharpMan's Guide to Buying Used Cars

Buying a car is never easy. And a used car? Perhaps more than all other major purchases, buying a used car requires better-than-average time, patience and thought. Is it an exact science? No way. Are there a few SharpToys tips that can...

Cool Sites for SharpTravel

Planning a trip? Check out these cool sites for getting the travel info and materials you need — even money — without leaving your PC: Passport and Visa Requirements. Need to go someplace but don’t know if a visa is required? Check out the...

She Notices Your Bathroom, Buddy

She Notices Your Bathroom, Buddy To those of us with estrogen, what guys spend so much time doing alone in the bathroom is shrouded in mystery. Women do their business and vamoose, but men will spend half an hour behind closed doors blissfully undertaking some secret,...

Becoming a Microbrew Connoisseur

Becoming a Microbrew Connoisseur Do you like beer? If the answer is "yes," then you should try a "micro-brewed" beer and be hanging out at a microbrewery. If the answer is "no," you should try both and find out what you’ve been missing. What is a microbrewery? By legal...

Sharp Beach Toys for Summer

Sharp Beach Toys for Summer Well, it is officially summer, and for many SharpMen that means beach weather. In the spirit of keeping you well-equipped, SharpToys has investigated the best of this year’s beach toys. Here are our picks: Windsurfing Toys Plus. Haven’t...

Hobbies That Drive Women Wild: Windsurfing

Windsurfing is an activity that combines the thrills of surfing with the tranquility of sailing. It’s athletic, exotic and requires ample physical strength — in other words, it has everything required to be one of the physical hobbies that...

Guy-Proof Entertaining with Appetizers

Guy-Proof Entertaining with Appetizers Having a get-together, whether to watch the game or to rub elbows, is every SharpMan’s opportunity to shine. Hosting get-togethers indicates confidence, social ease and, most importantly, highlights your "I’m an awesome catch" qualities (...

Downloadable Toys You Don’t Know You’re Missing

Downloadable Toys You Don’t Know You’re Missing The beauty of the World Wide Web is that you can access just about anything you can think of in a matter of seconds. Ironically, that’s also the problem. It has become a digital needle in a haystack to find anything useful out there in...

Destination: Helpful Travel Sites

Destination: Helpful Travel Sites Gotta go somewhere? Check out these helpful SharpToys sites — perfect for SharpMen on the go, or SharpMen simply looking for an online distraction: MapQuest.com — One word describes this site — Sharp. Visit once and your SharpWoman will...

Cold Weather Fall Camping, "The Bonus Season"

Cold Weather Fall Camping, "The Bonus Season" Cold weather camping opens up a whole new outdoors experience: the "bonus season." Empty parks, recreation areas, campgrounds and trails… Your evening fire is a lot more meaningful and those hot toddies seem more inviting the when the...

A SharpMan Entertains

A SharpMan Entertains With the holidays just around the corner, you’ve probably received your share of invitations to parties with family and friends. Maybe you want to repay your hosts with a good meal at your house, or perhaps it’s your turn to host the...

Ten Great Suck-Up Romantic Comedies

It’s been a rough year. You’ve been working; she’s been working; and the year just seemed to fly by. And now, here come the holidays. The time when we’re all prone to reassess what we’re doing and who we’re with — but especially SharpWomen...

The SharpGuide to Digital Cameras

The SharpGuide to Digital Cameras How Does a Digital Camera Work? On the outside, a digital camera looks pretty much like any conventional camera. It has a flash and a lens and it focuses and snaps a photo. But it's the way this camera type stores and retrieves the images...

To GPS or Not to GPS

You love the great outdoors and all the stuff that goes with it. You’re already outfitted with Gortex® this and Supplex™ that. You’ve got the really good four-season tent — a typhoon couldn’t take you down. Your boots were made for walking...

Looking Like a Pro on the Company Softball Team

OK guys, you've signed up to play on that Sharp company co-ed softball team and you think, "what a great way to impress that girl in advertising that I've been itching to ask out." While the SharpMan Editorial Team does not condone dating...

Dinner @ Your Place

Aah, dinner at your place — the Papa of all great date itineraries. Think of this date idea as the ultimate means of getting the fly to jump into the spider’s web. Best yet, women think you’re doing them a favor! The problem is, it’s hard...

All About Videophones

Situation: You're here; they (friends, family, business associates, etc.) are out there. You can keep in touch by conventional mail or e-mail and a telephone call, but nothing is equal to actually "being there." Luckily, with the new,...

Getting into Snowboarding

Countless television commercials, the Winter X-Games and dozens of industry magazines have helped transform snowboarders from unwanted renegades into respectable winter athletes. With such a high profile (nearly one-third of last season’s...