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Father's Day Gift Guide 2012

(0) Comments | Posted June 16, 2012 | 4:19 PM

Father's day is here and along with it comes the classic dilemma -- what to get the Dad in your life? While a tidal wave of advertising will beckon you to take the easy way out with nooks, kindles and iPads, or even more predictably, neck ties... Here are some...

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Valentines Day Gift Guide for Him

(0) Comments | Posted February 11, 2012 | 11:01 AM

Valentines Day is something that guys think way more about what to give then what to receive. Heart shaped gifts and flowers aren't typically high on most guys list but there are lots of things that can show him you care. Here are the gifts that show you love him...

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2011 Holiday Gift Guide by Men for Men

(6) Comments | Posted December 16, 2011 | 2:46 PM

Holiday time is here and along with it comes the classic dilemma -- what to get the men in your life? Guys gravitate toward the simple stuff that let Men be Men. Here are some gifts with universal guy-appeal, in short, the things we would love to get and why...

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Learn About These Healthy Trends: Ffactor and Physique 57

(0) Comments | Posted August 25, 2011 | 11:49 AM

Over the past few months, I have sat down with some of the most accomplished professional athletes and fitness gurus to learn about their approach to wellness. As I experienced firsthand, staying fit and healthy as an over-scheduled adult can be a daunting challenge. I asked experts and...

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Summer Wellness: Sean Avery

(0) Comments | Posted August 5, 2011 | 5:52 PM

As temperatures rise and summer kicks into full swing, people naturally start to think about exercise, health and of course, how they look in a bathing suit. I sat down with some of the most accomplished professional athletes and fitness gurus to learn about their approach to wellness. As I...

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Summer Wellness: Ironman Chris McCormack Talks Health and Fitness

(0) Comments | Posted July 18, 2011 | 9:15 PM

As temperatures rise and summer kicks into full swing, people naturally start to think about exercise, health and of course, how they look in a bathing suit. I sat down with some of the most accomplished professional athletes and fitness gurus to learn about their approach to wellness. As I...

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Summer Wellness: Demarcus Ware Talks Health and Fitness

(0) Comments | Posted July 5, 2011 | 12:25 PM

As temperatures rise and summer kicks into full swing, people naturally start to think about exercise, health and of course, how they look in a bathing suit. I sat down with some of the most accomplished professional athletes and fitness gurus to learn about their approach to wellness. As I...

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Conversations About My Father: Happy Father's Day From NY Rangers Brian Boyle and Brandon Dubinsky

(0) Comments | Posted June 19, 2011 | 3:26 PM

Growing up just outside of Boston, NY Ranger Brian Boyle was one of 13 kids. Brian says he isn't sure how his father Arthur Boyle, or "Artie," (spoken in a Boston accent it...

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Conversations About My Father: Celebrity Chefs Share Father's Day Recipes

(1) Comments | Posted June 17, 2011 | 5:20 PM

The son of a diplomat Chef Marc Murphy spent time growing up in Milan, Paris, Villefranche, Washington DC, Rome and Genoa. His 20 year career in the restaurant industry has...

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Conversations About My Father: Bill Weir

(0) Comments | Posted June 17, 2011 | 1:31 PM

A few weeks ago I set out to engage people in a conversation about their fathers. Through the experience the depth of emotions provoked in talking about "dad" struck me and the powerful sentiments stirred by distant memories seemed to surprise even those who were sharing their stories. The discussions...

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Conversations About My Father: Ami James And Allan Houston

(0) Comments | Posted June 16, 2011 | 3:51 PM

A few weeks ago I set out to engage people in a conversation about their fathers. Through the experience the depth of emotions provoked in talking about "dad" struck me and the powerful sentiments stirred by distant memories seemed to surprise even those who were sharing their stories. The discussions...

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Conversations About My Father: Geraldo Rivera

(1) Comments | Posted June 16, 2011 | 10:45 AM

A few weeks ago I set out to engage people in a conversation about their fathers. Through the experience the depth of emotions provoked in talking about "dad" struck me, and the powerful sentiments stirred by distant memories seemed to surprise even those who were sharing their stories. The discussions...

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Conversations About My Father: Tough Guys With A Soft Spot For Dad

(1) Comments | Posted June 15, 2011 | 3:55 PM

A few weeks ago I set out to engage people in a conversation about their fathers. Through the experience the depth of emotions provoked in talking about "dad" struck me, and the powerful sentiments stirred by distant memories seemed to surprise even those who were sharing their stories. The discussions...

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Conversations About My Father: Iron Man Chris McCormack

(0) Comments | Posted June 14, 2011 | 5:06 PM

A few weeks ago I set out to engage people in a conversation about their fathers. Through the experience the depth of emotions provoked in talking about "dad" struck me and the powerful sentiments stirred by distant memories seemed to surprise even those who were sharing their stories. The discussions...

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Conversations About My Father: Henrik Lundqvist

(0) Comments | Posted June 14, 2011 | 2:51 PM

A few weeks ago I set out to engage people in a conversation about their fathers. Through the experience the depth of emotions provoked in talking about "dad" struck me and the powerful sentiments stirred by distant memories seemed to surprise even those who were sharing their stories. The discussions...

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Conversations About My Father: Christiane Amanpour

(0) Comments | Posted June 14, 2011 | 10:54 AM

A few weeks ago I set out to engage people in a conversation about their fathers. Through the experience the depth of emotions provoked in talking about "dad" struck me, and the powerful sentiments stirred by distant memories seemed to surprise even those who were sharing their stories. The discussions...

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David Lachapelle 'From Darkness To Light' At Lever House In New York (VIDEO)

(3) Comments | Posted June 12, 2011 | 1:09 AM

As a former protégé of Andy Warhol, photographer David LaChapelle has enjoyed enormous commercial success and regardless of what critics may say about his work -- everyone pays attention. I was lucky enough to catch up with the reclusive artist (along with his longtime muses Daphne Guinness and Amanda Lepore) for a rare interview at...

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Last Tracks: Skiing on Memorial Day Weekend

(1) Comments | Posted May 31, 2011 | 11:03 AM

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For most Americans Memorial Day signals the start of summer and conjures up images of lazy days by the beach, drinks with umbrellas (I like Cadillac margaritas myself), buckets full of beer and grilling up hotdogs and hamburgers. But for a select few it...

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Tell Us What Your Dad Means To You: A Conversation About Fathers on Father's Day

(1) Comments | Posted May 23, 2011 | 3:58 PM

Although I'm now a father of a 4-year-old, Father's Day makes me think about my own dad -- and what he means to me -- more than anything else on that day.

I've always measured myself as a man and as a father against the example he has set for...

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Paging Mr. Mom: Ready or Not, You're Divorced Now

(60) Comments | Posted April 22, 2011 | 11:55 AM

Being a divorced parent means being a single parent. One of the most fundamental reasons for the breakdown of a marriage is loss of empathy for a spouse. It can therefore come as quite a shock to newly single dads as to just how difficult it can be to raise...

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