"Actually, AoM usually has a few teams that participate. It *is* a very good charity.
I've no great desire to shave off my beard, but maybe some styling? I could shave down to a traditional goatee, and then let the mustache…"
I know shaving goes against all that is beardly, but it is a pretty good cause.I decided to commit to it this year but my wife has never seen my chin and so made the stipulation that I have to raise $500 before shaving. I'm even willing to act as sacrificial lamb goat (because they have beards) so as to preserve the many fine beards found here.Go to www.Movember.com if you haven't heard of it and want more info, and …See More
This group is for all AoM readers who have an association with the armed forces, be it past, present, or future. If you served in a branch of the military yourself, please tell us about your experiences and what the military has meant for your life.See More
Discussions on science, pseudoscience, education, and general skepticism.May contain discussions on religion, cynicism, and other fragile topics. Not prepared on machinery used to process nuts.See More
"Your story is very close to mine, I too carried my family through a lean decade, lost 8 jobs to the millennial tech crash and overseas competition, raised my three daughters while my wife was too ill to work for 13 years of our 15 year marriage…"
"I'm a professional sysadmin gratefully employed by a major computer company, love fixing stuff and learning the bleeding edge.
I am toying with the idea of going back to school and finishing my degree, but I'm on the fence about it - the…"
"It is difficult to compare the American Revolution to what is happening today, so much culture and knowledge is lost over the last 250 years, and the urban people of today are less independent than the rugged rural pioneers.