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King Joffrey is not pleased with the results of his online quiz

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Beards: Applause for You, Stigmatisation for Me

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Beards: Applause for You, Stigmatisation for Me

loustow:

I’ve always been fairly anti-beard from an aesthetic point of view. But I’ve never really given them all that much thought. This article makes very interesting reading on beards and race.

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by Taimour Fazlani

The male beard, what can I say about the male beard? The traditional epitome of male masculinity, and the outwardly bearings of your ‘man’s man’. The bearded man is the kind of man synonymous with hypermasculinity, ideals of strength and dominance.A recent study in Evolution and Human Behavior found women now tend to prefer bearded men. The study also found women perceive full-bearded men as ‘better and more protective fathers’.

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As a bearded man I should surely be rejoicing at this new found appreciation and celebration of the beard. Sadly this is not the case, for I am not white. Compliments revolving around the ‘edginess’ of my style do not await me. Such compliments tend to be directed towards straight, white men likeJon Hamm, Ricki Hall or the many ‘Beard Appreciation Pages’ on Twitter andInstagramfull of white faces.

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Back to the future – the electric Saietta R

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loustow:

Judge Dredd’s Lawmaster is real…. and it’s environmentally friendly.

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For a few years now we have been promised all electric cars and they are slowly but surely becoming a reality on our roads. However, for many buyers, the purchase of an electric car is the result of a calculated, rational choice based on economy and environmental considerations. Most electric cars aren’t marketed for their driving experience. Except for Tesla that is; the company, led by CEO Elon Musk (founder of Paypal and CEO of the private space transport company SpaceX) has managed to design and produce exciting electric cars.

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They are using innovation and high tech to push the envelope and serve as a catalyst and positive example to other automakers. Musk’s vision and determination is paying off and I for one am very impressed by the cars they are producing as well as the fact that they’ve managed to create a new car brand from scratch. This is…

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