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The PX Watches of Vietnam: A Survey of Non-Issued, Popular Military Watches of the Vietnam War
Though case back markings and the celebrated “broad arrow” make certain to get military watch collectors’ hearts dashing, there exist horde military watches that aren’t essentially known as such on the grounds that they were never given by the military — rather, they were bought by troopers at the nearby PX.
Quartzy – Time Goes By Faster As You Get Older — But There’s a Way To Slow It Down
There’s truth in the articulation, “time flies.” Sometimes, it feels like time is surging past us. However, it can likewise feel menacingly lethargic. Our mental time clocks and the overall fundamentals that control how we see the progression of time are investigated in Steve Taylor’s new book, Making Time, and in it he offers approaches to back things off.
LA Times – Don’t Call it Breakdancing: ‘Breaking’ Tries to Bust Into the Olympics
Breaking moving, or rather, “breaking,” has been around since the ‘70s. Since that time, it’s developed and today appreciates competitions around the world, and with breaking being perceived as a significant level completive game by the IOC it might at last become part of the Olympics.
The Joy of Watching (and Rewatching) Movies So Bad They’re Good
I totally love terrible motion pictures. Truth be told, a portion of my top realistic encounters have been at showings of awful movies (in the event that you’ve never been to a 12 PM screening of The Room, you’re passing up a major opportunity). Composing for Long Reads, Michael Musto investigates the wonders, and why terrible films cause us to feel so good.
Buck Mason Slub Curved Hem Tee
Buck Mason makes probably the best tees around. Highlighting a slubby, finished cotton and a curved hem, these tees both feel and fit extraordinary without a moment to spare for the coming summer months.
Shop here – $32
Astorflex Greenflex Desert Boots
A decent pair of desert boots go far. This model, the Greenflex chukka from Italian-brand Astorfex, are essentially a lux adaptation of your number one sets of Clarks. The calfskin is delicate and rich, the coating is top notch, and they’re worked for everyday wear.
Shop here – $150