Archive for September 17th, 2009

Against pirates of the sea, defense comes from underwater


In centuries past, seamen were well aware that venturing into certain seas or straits meant increasing the chances of an encounter with pirates. In modern times, it looked like this kind of threat could only be found in books, or in movies where Johnny Depp is playing Jack Sparrow; on the contrary, in the seas […]

In your front pocket, right over your heart, to save your life


One of the staples of male elegance throughout decades and centuries is represented by the right combination of tie, shirt and pocket handkerchief. Especially the latter, if folded according to the rules of style, and placed in the right way, can provide that extra touch that makes a man fascinating and irresistible for the opposite […]