"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
"I have 2 different workouts
Squats 5 x 5
Deadlifts 1 x 5
Barbell rows 5 x 5
Squats 5 x 5
Bench Press 5 x 5
Overhead Press 5 x 5
I add a few lifts here and there to assure I hit every muscle group, but those basic lifts…"
“My two fingers on a typewriter have never connected with my brain. My hand on a pen does. A fountain pen, of course. Ball-point pens are only good for filling out forms on a plane.”-Graham GreeneThis group is for those who love fountain pens.See More
"I've tried a bunch of things over the years, but I'm happy with what I'm doing now. Doesn't require a gym or much equipment if any. Based on the book You Are Your Own Gym by Mark Lauren. I follow the app.…"
"Confused why the backpack isn't professional enough, esp for a business casual environment.
I can understand if you prefer one over the other, but unless you are in a suit every day and going to court, I wouldn't bother with such a…"
After an evening of searching, it looks like this topic hasn't been covered in a few years and most of the links from those threads are dead. So, I'd appreciate some input on this topic.I've been rocking the black laptop backpack for the past several years and figured that it was time to upgrade to something a little more professional.The criteria that I have are:1. Within the range of $200 or less2. Preferably brown leather (real leather, not the cheap PU stuff)3. Will hold a roughly 15"…See More