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Elsa Hosk Is On The Edge Of Her Seat

  • Kempt Staff

Fast Times: Hodinkee gets hands-on with the watch that Felix Baumgartner wore during his record-breaking jump. [Hodinkee]

Sudsy Suds: Esquire rounds up the best soaps made with beer—apparently, being covered in brewer’s yeast is a good thing. [Esquire]

Cap and Trade: Huffington Post finds a trend in those Paul Ryan workout photos: politicians like to wear baseball caps. [HuffPo]

Rough Rider: Some very prescient advice from Teddy Roosevelt (for choosing a candidate and for life in general). [Art of Manliness]

The Power Trip of the Standing Desk

Donald Rumsfeld

Ah, the siren song of the standing desk. So close, so seemingly healthy…and yet so far.

Adrienne Jeffries tangled with the calf-destroying monster recently, and lived to tell the tale in this morning’s Observer. It’s a familiar story, starting with good intentions, medical statistics and kind words from start-up CEOs. By the end, the kind words have been replaced by back pain and the ridicule of her co-workers.

It’s enough to make you wonder, what leads a person down this path to begin with? And before you say, “well-established health benefits,” we’ve got another possibility we’d like to propose…

The macho allure of the standing desk»