Manly Men Chop Down Trees

by Moin Uddin Ahmed Tipu

Folklore says there’s no man manlier than Paul Bunyan. And they’re right. Turns out chopping down trees produces a particularly interesting biological reaction in men. Trace explains.

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REDACTED September 3, 2013 - 2:57 AM

Oh don't whine, for every tree we chop down we'll plant 2 more, maybe… I can't speak for anyone else… But I will… Yeah… Anyone else feel like burning trees now? No? Just me? Ok…

Silver Witch September 3, 2013 - 6:31 AM

Well,that explains my dad,he was a lumberjack and a chauvinist.Then he retired and the chauvinism started to fade away.

Sparkle Joe Jones September 3, 2013 - 6:55 PM

That's the most ignorant thing I've heard all day! Congrats

Juan Beato September 4, 2013 - 11:26 AM


Evie September 4, 2013 - 10:24 PM

How about women? Does chopping wood increase their testosterone production as well?

nadendas September 5, 2013 - 2:02 AM

hmm. well then i'm glad to have been proven wrong. i agree that the word "faggot" is a dreadfully terrible word to use as an insult, and what you have told me makes it even more so, now.

metalmaniac0123 September 5, 2013 - 6:15 AM

OOOOOOH I'm a lumberjack and I'm Okay, I sleep at night and I work all day! Lol look it up, its a monty python skit, lumberjacks are queer as hell.

metalmaniac0123 September 5, 2013 - 6:16 AM

Dude on this vid needs some testosterone if ya catch my drist.

metalmaniac0123 September 5, 2013 - 6:16 AM


metalmaniac0123 September 5, 2013 - 6:16 AM


MKHsma September 5, 2013 - 5:02 PM

I provide for my family everytime I sit on the desk for eight hours making paper work.. There's no manlier than this!

GalenBanan September 5, 2013 - 11:24 PM

I don't know what I think of this study, it feels like you should also watch what happened in women if they went and chopped some wood. Do their levels of testosterone also go up? Or maybe their level of estrogen goes up. You'll never know until you've tried it.

Also it feels like this is more of something that Laci should have talked about. She's not a generalist like that, when it comes to gender.

CaptinDread September 6, 2013 - 1:58 AM

We haven't started we've been doing it for ages and wood industry if done right (Not like in south america :( ) is one of the cleanest industries around

Joseph Stassup September 6, 2013 - 6:34 AM

Well then, what's your problem?

Repeep September 6, 2013 - 11:31 AM

Too bad humans won't find an efficient fuel source for another 12 years. The damage will be very great. D:

Ahmed Farah September 7, 2013 - 5:42 AM

That moment when Trace is moking mustaches but has one.

dstouvenel September 8, 2013 - 5:04 PM

Its not like we are destroying life on earth, just life as we know it.

Different September 11, 2013 - 9:29 AM

I really fount his comment funny, even though he might ment it in a serius way

MrRobot576 September 13, 2013 - 1:15 AM


sassa0406 September 14, 2013 - 12:57 AM


sushanalone September 14, 2013 - 10:58 AM

was wanting to correct you but its still 23.

arizenks310 September 16, 2013 - 8:49 AM

get me an axe!!!!

Rettheran September 20, 2013 - 3:32 AM

Of course, just look how wide his jaw is!

AdmiralMaur September 23, 2013 - 11:45 PM

Dude, that guy is scared of spiders.

hi9580 September 26, 2013 - 4:45 PM

cause spiders in minecraft can kill you in under 5 seconds

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Kish November 19, 2013 - 6:52 PM

I think this is the only D news video to promote deforestation 

nodlerb November 25, 2013 - 3:42 AM

hitting a large tire with a sledge hammer is also good its like the same thing

Beter Gamer November 27, 2013 - 8:39 AM

Its a good thing i'm Canadian 

Taudigrade January 23, 2014 - 12:39 PM

So it's because of taking care of your family huh…

Can't you just do the groceries then?

eggrollsoup April 25, 2014 - 4:41 AM

Screw people that cut trees

TheCoolDude April 25, 2014 - 5:12 PM

So it takes 1 hour of tree chopping to raise testosterone by 48%?
Guys, #DNews , Power Posing for just 1 minute increases testosterone by 25%.
Check out the TedTalk by Amy Cuddy.

Troy Jones October 13, 2014 - 7:13 PM

Nothing wrong with chopping wood if you actually need to use it.
Just be sure to plant two for every one you take, its common sense.

redd 4566 September 24, 2017 - 2:14 PM

Is never about testosterone is not problem is about the culture

B.I - August 10, 2020 - 2:35 AM

"Did my testosterone just go up here guys?" Nope, ur iq did drop there though mate