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Colin Sawyer

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Leave the world a better place than you came into it. I try to live my life according to that philosophy. I'm a blue-collar kind of guy; going to college, raising a family, and still learning. After almost 6 years as an infantryman in the army, I decided I wanted to go back to school and see what the world has in store for me. A few years and many classes later, here I am.
In the age of all-intrusive politics and keyboard warriors, it is all too often that people push their opinions on others as though they are facts of life. You are instantly shamed if you disagree with their opinions, too. That...
Over the history of man and the world, there have been quite a number of notable examples of masculinity. They are out there waiting for us to take advantage of their insight and experience. How did our quote of the...
Whether you call it a latrine, loo, or water closet; or, a privy, dunny, or crapper this article is for you. We have many names for the toilet.  We have many types of porcelain thrones, as well. Humans spend...

The Art of Making Art

"A 6 am idea here about art. An article covering the process of what it takes to create something, from an artist's perspective. I guess both a physical, a mental, and an emotional covering of creation. Just a thought here."...
When you hear about friends being down, you try to help them through it as best you can. So when I heard about my friends being down, I reached out and asked if me being there would help. In...
We often hear it said that a man is a jack of all trades and a master of none.  That's a bastardization of an original phrase which people tend to not use these days.  Mastery seems to have fallen...
Not everything Manly has to do with the outdoors and shooting.  Hunting and fishing have their place.  Art also has its place.  From music used to speak from the soul to paintings that took hours and hours, days and...
Our Fun Fact Friday fact is all about testicles.  Nuts. Balls. Scrotes. You get the picture. Did you know a Kenyan man, Forence Owiti Opiyo, who had the world's largest testicles just had a successful reconstructive surgery?  His gonads swelled to ten...
Memorial Day is a big deal to veterans, not because it's our day but because it's the day where we remember those who never made it back. Remembrance is the reason Happy Memorial Day from MING. Set your clock for 2:55...
In Water in America, Part I, I discussed how to implement a large scale, flood-and-drought water solution.  Now that the water in the aqueducts has made it to the Continental Divide, it's time to "Science the shit out of...
Enjoy a blast from our past about our possible future with even older past references. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k80UQWWUIYs Now that you have sufficiently enjoyed the video, let's break it down.  Sandra Bullock's character, Lenina Huxley initiates the sex adventure, which is an amazing...
Fatherhood is a lot like the Army in that you're dirty, shifts can last 24 hours, you're grumpy before 0700, and who exactly just shit themselves?  Luckily, army badass Frederick Edwin Garman came up with a formalized plan, known...
Recently, Yale scientists have been able to do some really cool, revolutionary stuff with the Hubble Space Telescope; more specifically the Hubble Space Telescope Frontiers Field data.  Scientists mapped dark matter beyond any map thus far created. "We have successfully...
Energy needs need to be addressed.  Consequently, there is one such group trying to address those needs in an unexpected way.  Scientists at the University of Bristol have created a battery. So you may be asking yourself: What's so special...
The problem: Cancer sucks.  A natural phenomenon that helps protect us from cancer in space is magnetism, which for us comes in the form of Earth's magnetosphere.  Earth has a magnetosphere because of the liquid iron outer core, and the iron's movement...
  Fibonacci was onto something.  There is an inherent beauty in mathematics.  At least for me, there is.  Without mathematics, we wouldn't have some great amenities.  There are some fantastic, old-ass inventions that required mathematics without the aid of any...
  Super Troopers 2 just wrapped filming.  On tap to make a splash later this year, or early next year.  There are many cult fans waiting for the movie's release.  None more so than the ones who helped crowd-fund the project...
President Donald Trump's border wall is expected to cost upwards of US$15 billion1.  Built across 2,000 miles, that figure equals out to roughly US$7.5 million per mile.  After seeing the numbers for my seawall idea, these figures will seem...
If you live in the United States, you see the same thing year-after-year.  Winter leaves and all of a sudden Middle-America is a dystopian Bass-Pro tournament.  While that is a yearly occurrence in Middle-America, another occurrence happens in the western...

Triple Deuce Day

Triple Deuce Day (February 22nd) is a mandatory fun day for a select few.  These men are a part of the 2/22nd infantry regiment located in Fort Drum, New York.  Every year the current members celebrate. As a former member...
  So, spring is soon approaching. How is this Manly? I’ll tell you how. We (man) have killed a bunch of pollinators. Pollinators are responsible for about three-fourths of everything we put in our mouth.  But, we are coming up with...

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