What's with all the upper-lip facial hair? Must be November. Or, you know, Movember, the time of year when mustaches are a thing. What can sometimes get lost in the mustache movement is the reason behind it. It's not just a time for men to test out a new look, it's a time of year meant to save lives.
Movember—derived from the Australian nickname for mustaches ("mo") plus "November"—is an annual event to bring awareness to health issues that specifically affect men. When you see a bunch of guys suddenly sporting mustaches, you can ask, "What's up with that?" Here's their answer.