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Robot Barber

Intelligent Automation developed the Multi-Arm Unmanned Ground Vehicle as a military robot to deal with bombs and such, but it may just have a hidden talent as a barber. Here’s the Robot Barber shaving a volunteer’s head to raise money for [...]

Ribbon Man

This is a bronze sculpture by Sukhi Barber. That is possible to make such an object self-supporting is mind-blowing. One of Barber’s major themes is “the transcendence of our limiting view of a solid reality.” So, appropriately, this sculpture is entitled “Appearance/Emptiness.” Artist’s Website -via Colossal

Who Had the Best Civil War Facial Hair?

Ah, the 19th century, when men wore their manliness right on their faces -or maybe they were just afraid of the barber. Luckily, cameras were around during the US Civil War so that we may still admire the mustaches, beards, muttonchops, goatees, and sideburns of brave battlefield soldiers. Smithsonian presents 24 of these faces, and [...]

3 Bizarre Cases of Death by Shaving

by Brett & Kate McKay These days, nothing can be more routine for a man than shaving. We hardly give a second thought to scraping a razor against our skin each morning. If we fear anything about the process, it’s that we’ll nick ourselves or end up with severe razor burn. But it wasn’t always so. Shaving was [...]

3 Cases of Death by Shaving

by Brett & Kate McKay These days, nothing can be more routine for a man than shaving. We hardly give a second thought to scraping a razor against our skin each morning. If we fear anything about the process, it’s that we’ll nick ourselves or end up with severe razor burn. But it wasn’t always so. Shaving was [...]