"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
Gents, my situation is thus- while helping my parents clean out my dearly departed grandmother's basement, I came across an old cigar box holding my grandfather's shaving kit. I suspect this was his personal shaving kit, as I already found his "shop kit"- in addition to being a blacksmith and ferrier, he was a barber. I left the "shop kit" to my father, as it's a little more ornate and he had it shadowboxed for display. Inside this cigar box I found a traditional straight razor (I couldn't tell…See More
"Do you think The United States of America could be invaded? No. I do not believe militarily we will have an armed invasion.
How do you think it would happen? See above.
What would you do if it did happen? See above.
Do you think there is…"
"Mainly, he roamed the forests across in the Ohio country hunting Indians and carrying out one-man raids.... Between 1779 and 1788, he collected the scalps of 27 Indians that he said he personally killed. Accounts of his exploits as told by others put the total at more than 100." - The Early American Review, James Pierce, 1997I first heard stories of Lew Wetzel from my Grandfather in Ohio. He was a great storyteller and embellished things a lot, I later found out. Nevertheless, he had my…See More