Oh, you think that shaving with a straight razor is hardcore? Don't tell that to Alexander Karpenko, a Russian professor who has been shaving with shovels since he was 16. While he was growing up, his grandfather, a veteran of World War II, told him that it could be done. So Karpenko tried it with a very sharp shovel and found that it worked!
http://www.tden.ru/articles/show/14711 (Google Translate) -via Oddity Central | Photo: Tden.ru