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Trustworthiness = Beards

The way you gain people’s trust is to earn it over time by repeatedly proving that you deserve it. That, or grow a beard.

A recent study in the Journal of Marketing Communications found that men with beards were deemed more credible than those who were clean-shaven.

via The Chronicle of Higher Education

Take a look at my picture over the to the top right. Is that a trustworthy face or what?


April 15, 2010 Posted by | People | | Comments Off on Trustworthiness = Beards

Think of the cost of the shampoo!

More at Ten years without a haircut

An Australian man says he hasn’t had a haircut or a shave for more than a decade [and his]…free-flowing locks and beard have become something of an attraction in Elmhurst, Victoria.

The 42-year-old insists he has not had so much as a trim in more than ten years – and to the consternation of local barbers, he has no plans to start now.

June 20, 2008 Posted by | People, Strange | , | Comments Off on Think of the cost of the shampoo!