He's the first hemophiliac to summit Mt. Everest
The first person with severe hemophilia to climb to the top of the tallest mountain in the world just summited this morning,
The Iceman is the epitome of manliness
Barefoot and shirtless, Wim Hof casually climbs Mt. Everest. Hof eventually reached an altitude of 22,000 feet before succumbing to a recurring foot injury.
He sacrificed his Tesla to save an unconscious dude on the Autobahn
Driving is awesome when you do it well. So you never want to think about what would happen if you slip into unconsciousness at the wheel, right? Right.
Except it could happen. And then what do you do? You're no longer in control, and worst of all, you don't even know it.
The 79 pound suit of armor
Now that's manliness. Watch this medieval knight get dressed in 14th century armor.
Most interesting man alive, now with more dash
Dos Equis is bringing him out in October. He's a French actor we've never heard of but he makes his own shoes, like Daniel Day Lewis. He runs through Asian streets in a white suit, like James Bond, but with a pig under his arm. He tattoos himself. Edgy.
Benjamin Franklin's success as a publisher let him retire to invent more things
Benjamin Franklin is know for many different things. He was the inventor of bifocal glasses, he is the guy on the American $100 bill, and
Frederick Douglass escaped slavery, braved the spotlight of abolition
Frederick Douglass is famous not only because he escaped from the horrible bonds of American slavery, but also because he then
Unlike many other slaves, who took to freedom with a passion for anonymity, Douglass made a name for himself in his later years by
Ray Kroc (Mr. McDonald's) saw a future in milkshakes
Ray Kroc began his professional life in a manner as inauspicious as any. He dropped out of high school, lied about his age, and
He never saw action, however, as the war ended too early, and he ended up
Abraham Lincoln's greatest achievement was also his downfall
He was born in a one-room cabin to uneducated farmer parents, and offset the disadvantage of only receiving 18 months' formal education by
The heavyweight champion of the world Jack Johnson
Jack Johnson earned his place in the history books by being the
He was known as the
'Man of steel' Andrew Carnegie gave his fortune to the needy
Andrew Carnegie is an early industrialist whose name is still widely know today. Not because he made so much money, but because he
He made his wealth in the steel industry, which was one of America's biggest back at the turn of the twentieth century.
The bare-knuckler John L. Sullivan could lick any sonofabitch
John L. Sullivan was
In fact, he presided over the introduction of gloves to the sport, going on to become the very first world heavyweight champion in gloved boxing. His
Motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel survived more broken bones than anyone else
Evel Knievel was the world's most recognizable motorcycle stuntman, in part because he
He attempted over
Being president was just the manly man thing to do, for Theodore Roosevelt
Many men aspire to the presidency, and consider attainment of that office as the ultimate proof of their manly prowess. Roosevelt was different. For him,
He was born a weak and sickly child, and the focus of his