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50 Years Of Men In Underwear: A (Surprisingly Interesting) History

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    A few questions that have haunted humanity since the dawn of time: What happens after we die? What is the meaning of life? Boxers or briefs? The last, and clearly the most important, is something that's had homo sapiens flip-flopping since the first time man donned skivvies made from woolly mammoth hide. And yet, no clear answer has emerged.

    But, maybe you can get some perspective on this hot-button issue (sure to be a big topic at the election booths this November) with a little help from 50 years of Target ads. From nostalgically simple to hilariously '90s, these offer the same thrill we get from revisiting magazine covers of years past. (A Bullseye View)

    Hit the slideshow for three total gems and tell us if you're also wishing advertisements still looked like this!

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