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Beards at the Aquarium: Tasteful or Tasteless?

The aquarium can be a fascinating place.  When I went to one, I saw lots of sights.    It reminded me that we are not alone in this bearded universe.  We aren’t even alone on this planet.  We aren’t even alone when put against things that you would never have expected to grow beards.  Surprisingly, our nether neighbors have sprouted many a fine whisker. Continue reading

Beard/Bald

Does a beard look good without a full head of hair? Despite what your friends in the pen think, the answer is no.

There have always been a few people that like that beard/cueball look, but this is decidedly uncool. That is, unless you are into being a Nazi. Undoubtedly, this is still uncool.

The latest celeb to consider this shaved-head/beard trend has been our Friend John Travolta, but he gets away with it (just barely) by opting for a goatee.

So don’t try this at home. Period.

The Great Shave

By Stephen Q. Buckley

Whether you believe in global warming or not, mother nature teased upstate New York with temps in the low 70’s this past weekend.  Although I spent a majority of my weekend indoors writing a paper , I managed to make it outside for a short run (for those that enjoy free nights and weekend’s avoid law school).  I enjoy drinking and smoke, which really hurts my ability to run (personally I like to think running hurts my ability to smoke and drink).  After two miles, I was a sweaty mess (insert picture of James Gandolfini on the beach chasing down the ice cream truck on a sunny 90 degree day).
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Avatar: Where are the Beards?

By: Anonymous Bearded Na’vi

Greetings, people of Earth. Just got a bootleg copy of your epic sci-fi thriller Avatar from the local Oelnor market. You know the movie, the one that features the prominent destruction of our planet, native culture and sacred Mother Tree?

Yeah, that one.

Nice.
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My Beard Hurts!

There are some days when I wake up and don’t want a beard. Sometimes it hurts.

Welcome to HistorysGreatestBeards.com

Congratulations. Seriously.
You’ve found the pre-eminent source for all beard-related trivia, factotums, believes, values and core ideas. Historysgreatestbeards.com will have you not shaving in no time.

Why beards?

A Beard is one of the greatest things a man can own. It costs nothing, you don’t have to do anything to have one, and it’s a great way to prove you’re a man.

Shaving is a hassle. It makes your skin itchy and can increase the noticability of zits on your face. Ever see a guy with a beard that has zits ? nope. They’re under the beard! Unless they’re on his nose and forehead. But either way, he has less visible zits if he sports a beard.

Is it spiritual?
Yes. Beard growing is zen. It requires patience and no-mind in order to get past the initial itch and it is a method of escape from the everyday toil of a shave.

Check out the FAQ for more answers on beards and their masters.