From the category archives:

Manly Image

James T. Whitehead

Born 1819.

Killed 99 Bears.

Died Sept. 25, 1905

Via Gentlemint

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I’m really looking forward to seeing another film version of my favorite book, The Great Gatsby.  Leonardo DiCaprio stars and Baz Luhrmann is directing. And it’s going to be in 3-D, which is…interesting.

 

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As we told you about a couple of weeks ago, the American Mustache Institute has teamed up with H&R Block in order to raise mustache-awareness and money for charity by petitioning for a tax break for mustached Americans. To help get the word out about the effort, H&R Block crunched the numbers and put together this infographic that covers things like how much you can save by having a mustache and how much more money mustached Americans make than their brethren with naked upper lips (yes, they did a real study on this).

The Plight of the Mustached American

Source: H&R Block

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Flickr users have uploaded some amazing old photos of cowboys. Here are some of the standouts:

Source: deflam

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Source: glenbowmuseum

Source: Newmexico51

Source: meagain625

Source: boytiger

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Just give it five years and this whole manly heritage clothing trend will give way for the return of the belted sweater made of yarn. Oh yeah.

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While looking for an image for this week’s post on manifestos, I came across this “Self-Repair Manifesto” from ifixit.com, which I thought was pretty cool. Although the “If You Can’t Fix it, You Don’t Own It” principle would be a pretty dang tall order in this day and age.

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AT A ROYAL AIR FORCE FIGHTER STATION IN BRITAIN, NOVEMBER 1942At a Royal Air Force Fighter Station in Britain, November 1942

From IWM

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Submit your best Chuck Norris Action Jeans Fact in the comments below.

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Here’s an idea for mixing up the old wings and pizza routine for the Super Bowl. And don’t forget that Wrigley’s helps reduce tension–pop a piece in if the game goes into overtime.

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Via A Conversation on Cool

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