“Xegis Solutions had several teams of researchers embedded with these troops to make observations on their combat effectiveness. The results were overwhelming, out of the 50 soldiers with beards, zero were wounded or killed and they had a significantly higher
This is a bit old, but there are a few nice moustaches and beards worth looking at here. Check out the photos from Misprint Magazine’s Fourth Annual Beard and Moustache Competition at the Mohawk, Feb 19, 2010.
Answers From Italian John
1. How long have you had a handlebar moustache, and what is your history with moustaches?
My current handlebar is about 3 months old. I grew a full beard for a production of “Fiddler on the Roof”, and then grew the handlebars out for a role in a local production of the musical “Ragtime”. This is by no means my first handlebar. As a singer and actor I’ve worn facial hair of all kinds, both real and artificial, since the age of 18. I’m 44 now, generally
I have been growing out my hair for almost two years now, having started in June 2010 when I buzzed it down to a quarter of an inch. Then I just decided to not cut it again, having wanted to see what long hair is like. That’s also when I let my moustache grow out to a handlebar. My hair is now about ten inches long.
The following articles are pretty amazing in what they reveal about facial and head hair in men relative to the success of what the men are doing in computer programming and possibly other areas of life. I can’t imagine the metaphysical functioning behind these reported results, but it’s pretty interesting.
Computer programming language success relative to facial hair of their creators.
Now read this follow up to that article, written four years later.
And this legendary article about getting promoted with a moustache.
Its funny how things work, as I was just about to get my hair cut some – shaped mostly but about 4 inches shorter maybe, and I find this very interesting article about long hair and how it affects our intuition, awareness and abilities.
(This web site is now defunct, it seems.)
Kind of like “facehairbook”, this new as of 2010 social web site shows a lot or promise. It’s for all face hair interests. There are groups, friend-ing, blogs, albums, event listings, classifieds and so forth. You have to join – free – to look around.
Proceeds go to charity. Looks like it all runs for a couple months.