• 10 Things Men Need to Stop Wearing to the Gym Immediately

    If you must wear these, throw some shorts over 'em like Russell Westbrook or Kanye. Sure, Esquire can get down with some tailored short-shorts for summer, but these super short dolphin shorts lack style and, um, substance.

  • The Debate: Can an Adult Man Wear a Tank Top?

    Tank tops might be the most efficient of shirts, covering all the vitals with the least amount of material. To tease out the nuances of a most controversial top, we invited Esquire Digital's style editors Andrew D. Luecke and Max Berlinger to discuss the pros and cons of the tank top.

  • Losing Your Virginity: A Better Experience Now Than 20 Years Ago, Says Science

    A study from Illinois State University, published in the most recent Journal of Sex Research, has provided one of the largest samples ever compiled of the emotional reactions to first time sexual experiences. Susan Sprecher examined in detail questionnaires filled in by 5,769 university students over the 23-year period between 1990 to 2012. For both men and women, losing your virginity has become a significantly better experience over that course of time. The study set out to examine the gender differences between men and women in the experience of losing your virginity.

  • 11 Style Rules for Men to Break Now

    This rule breaker takes that style and builds off it, adding a hint of knowing faux naivety that's right in line with the resurgence of dad style. This look works best with a double-breasted blazer, but a longer, looser single-breasted jacket works too.

  • 6 Simple Tips for Cooking with Your Kids

    Young kids can measure flour for pancake batter, make cookie dough. Our four-year-old son loves to crack eggs.

  • 10 Things Every Man Should Know by 21

    Author and blogger Kelly Williams Brown, whose new book Adulting: How to Become a Grown-up in 468 Easy(ish) Steps came out this week, believes true maturity is instead built on smaller stepping stones: using the correct screwdriver, wearing sunscreen, not going around telling everyone the foolish thing your friend did at 14.

  • 13 Lessons I've Learned Coaching Kids

    1. Stop yelling. You're making the kid hate you and the sport.

  • The Ultimate Bachelor Pad is Being Built in New York

    It goes without saying that Mad Men has fully infiltrated popular culture, moving beyond its classification as mere TV program to something more all-encompassing. Take for example the forthcoming Manhattan building designed by the prestigious architect Zaha Hadid.

  • David Beckham is Now a Fashion Designer

    When it was announced earlier this year that David Beckham would be starring in Belstaff's spring/summer 2014 campaign, it wasn't a complete surprise. After all, Beckham is a first-rate athlete and global superstar who has modeled in various campaigns before this. Not to mention that both Beckham and the outerwear-focused brand share a British pedigree, making it for a perfect partnership. Today, however, it was announced that Beckham has designed a 10-piece capsule collection of moto-inspired pieces for the label that will become available tomorrow on the company's website.

  • The 10 Dead Simple Rules for Eating While You Exercise

    By The Editors Powering your workouts involves more than just eating before and after.Your entire day of food should focus on preparing for and recovering from exercise. Reduce your calorie consumption on days you don't work out, and increase it on the days you do. THE WORST THING YOU CAN DO AFTER EXERCISE IS NOT FEED YOUR BODY.

  • New Website Tells You the Song You Were Conceived To

    Two people, a little science, and some heavy breathing.

  • And the Drunkest State in the Union Is..

    How much do we drink? Too much as a nation, according to a new study from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. In their annual "Surveillance Report," they break down "apparent" per capita alcohol consumption as well as which types of tipple are trending. Numbers are based on sales figures, and represent ages 14 and up.

  • You May Have 'Porn Brain'

    Take this recent German study that measured "Porn Brain." Say you look at ten pornography clips - your brain essentially thinks that you have slept with ten different women. 'We found that the volume of the so-called striatum, a brain region that has been associated with reward processing and motivated behavior was smaller the more pornography consumption the participants reported,' Kühn said. 'Moreover we found that another brain region, that is also part of the striatum that is active when people see sexual stimuli, shows less activation the more pornography participants consumed,' she added." What's more, the researchers found that the connection between the striatum and prefrontal cortex, which is the outer layer of the brain associated with behavior and decision making, worsened with increased porn watching.

  • The World's Oldest Pants Are Actually Pretty Cool

    Some things have been around for soooo long that we just take them for granted at this point. Take, for example, pants. Until today, I never thought about the genesis of the garment, I'd assumed they'd always just kind of been there. Well, thanks to the discovery of some really, really old dead guys, we now have a clearer picture about the creation of those two-legged contraptions that are so important to all of us.

  • How to Dress for the Weekend

    Put down the wrinkled button-down, step away from the Crocs, and open your closet. We need to talk about the new rules of casual.

  • The Average American Wedding is Way Crazier Than Kimye's

    Depending on how it was calculated, a wedding in 2012 came to either between $15,000 to $30,000 dollars or the solid $27,000, according to a smart analysis by Slate. Everyone wants a wedding that connects their love affairs to the past, with a sense of individual expression.

  • The Overmedication of Our Kids is Worse Than We Thought

    At least 10,000 American toddlers, either two or three years old, are being given medications like Adderall for ADHD. The New York Times talked to a behavioral pediatrician about it, Dr. Doris Greenberg. You have children with depression or anxiety who can present the same way, and these medications can just make those problems worse." The growth of ADHD diagnoses, too, run in a direct parallel to the marketing of and sales of ADHD medications.

  • Behold! the World's Most Expensive Rolex

    By Max Berlinger Watches have become something more than mere time-telling instruments. They've become signifiers of wealth and power that tell the world just how important you are (or how important you think you are). And Rolex, along with a few other brands, is at the top of the apex of these formidable timepieces. While everyone knows that if you want a brand new Rolex you'd better save up because it'll cost you a pretty penny, it was an older model that fetched a record-breaking price over the weekend.

  • Can a Man Now Wear Socks and Sandals?

    But recently, high-end designers have embraced the look once reserved for clueless American dads on vacation in Rome, and put socks beneath sandals. In order to bring readers a nuanced-or, really, any-understanding of this phenomenon, we, Esquire Digital's style editors, debated whether the union of socks and sandals is ever appropriate, and if so, how to pull it off. Andrew D. Luecke: Socks with sandals are the vanguard of a new movement in men's fashion, one that promises more freedom of personal style and a more relaxed sense of propriety. Max Berlinger: Yeah, but they look ugly and dumb.

  • Which Menswear Meme Are You?

    Guys, men's fashion is such serious business that it's even got it's own academic journal now, Critical Studies in Men's Fashion, where a recent report says menswear retailers are exploiting "noted historical memes" to get men to dress like bikers, cowboys, jocks, and workmen. Sometimes all at once even.