Michael’s Stock Photo Model Adventures!

I've ended up as the subject of a stock photo a couple of times (one major one without signing a release, but probably not worth doing anything about it). For your amusement...

More Than Movember: The Critical State Of Men's Mental Health

Movember is a spectacular example of cultural intervention in men's health. A portmanteau of the Australian-English diminutive for 'mustache' and 'November', Movember invites us to focus on the male symbol of the 'mo' and men's health issues, for a full month each year.


How Movember is outgrowing moustaches

Movember started in 2003, when two friends decided - over a quiet pint in Melbourne - to grow moustaches for charity. Since then, the charity has raised £402m and funded more than 1,000 projects focusing on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, poor mental health and physical inactivity.



Look How Far Corrective Lenses Have Come!

Corrective lenses have come a long way from when they were first invented, and we aren't just talking about what they can do for different types of vision problems, but what they're actually made of. 60 AD: One legendary example of a vision-correcting lens being used in antiquity was by Emperor Nero of Rome, who used an emerald to better see gladiator fights.

10 Weird and Strange Laws That Actually Exist in U.S.

Laws are promulgated to maintain order and justice in a certain community, nation and state. However, not all the laws that are being implemented today are actually keeping those objectives. There are some regulations that might be weird, yet they are being observed for years already.

The 15 Most Hipster Restaurants in Chicago, Ranked

You already know about the 15 most hipster bars in the city, but hipsters gotta eat too, don't they? (Seriously, DO THEY EAT???) The answer to that question is a resounding yes, especially if you visit these 15 restaurants full of mustaches, flannel, and nothing but contempt for you if you didn't know about these places already.