08/16/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

6 Organizations You Didn't Know Were Secretly Badass

Some organizations spend their entire history trying to convince the world they're badass. Nobody would dare mess with a bunch of Navy SEALs, for instance, and if your girlfriend says her dad is a member of the Hells Angels, you're going to watch your ass. But some of the most badass groups on the planet don't put nearly as much effort into maintaining that kind of reputation.

Therefore, we shall do it for them.