Say what you will about the military, some fun things are inspired by it--like G.I. Joe, for example. Who doesn't like playing with G.I. Joe?
With that in mind, here are 12 military-inspired moments, from G.I. Joe spoof recruitment ads to military menswear.
Implications - Since the advent of armed conflict, the world's various militaries have played a significant role in shaping the course of development be it in technological, social or economical innovation. Innovation is oftentimes inextricably tied to the concept of natural selection, and few organizations are more likely to exemplify this essential condition for invention more than one that is dedicated to staying ahead of the competition at all times. Take note companies of the world.
From G.I. Joe Recruitment Ads to Masculine Military Machines
Sunrise Boot Camps Blast Your Body Into Shape
Long-Range Military Lasers
Humvee-Mounted Boeing Laser Avenger Hunts Down IEDs
Tough Military Computers
Bulky Acme Comrade Series is Built For the Battlefield
Military Mosaic Sneakers
Hypethetic “Mosaic Skull Force One” Shoes Look Like Digi Camo
Pink Military Boxers
Zachary Boyd Reveals His Sensitive Side in Afghanistan
Spoof Military Fashion
Shocking Performance by Sacha Baron Cohen at Bruno Premiere in London
Muscular Military Machines
Honoring the Vehicles That Veterans Served Their Country In
Monster Model Tanks
Dave Shultz's Badass Remote-Controlled Replica Military Vehicles
Military Vehicles for Civilians
AEV Sells G.I. Jeeps to Regular Joes
Jeweled Military Jackets
The Obsession With The Spring 2009 Balmain Blazer
Designers Do Battle On the Runway for Fall 2009