World’s Strangest

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Emergency Santa Kit

Emergency Santa Kit  Christmas is coming! Christmas is coming! Make sure are prepared for the big event with the Emergency Santa Kit from the NeatoShop. The set includes a Santa hat and 10″ long inflatable vinyl beard packed in a can.   Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more great Inflatable items.  Link

Halloween Bearding Done Right – Male Edition

A beard is often used with Halloween costumes as a whimsical accessory, or to help complete the character costume you’ve decided to sport. But if you’re going to use a beard with your costume make sure you’re doing it right, or else you may end up looking like some weirdo who glued a wad of hair [...]

What Separates Average Computer Programmers from Extraordinary Programmers? Beards.

Some programming languages become widely used. Others languish in obscurity. How can you predict which languages will succeed and which will fail? Tamir Khason has figured it out: it’s not the the language, but the developer. Languages devised by people* with full beards or, in some cases, mighty mustaches, thrive. Those made by the clean-shaven [...]

The Beardski Will Keep You Warmski

If your face is freezing out on the slopes this winter, or you’re simply looking for a way to remain anonymous and look like a Viking warrior at the same time, then you need a Beardski. It’s a neoprene ski mask and an epic beard in one, and it comes in all kinds of styles [...]

Inflatable Beard

Inflatable Beard – $3.95 Are you having a facial hair emergency? When you absolutely need a beard, but you don’t have time to grow one the Inflatable Beard from the NeatoShop is there for you. Transforming yourself into a distinguished gentleman is just a few puffs away. Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more Inflatable [...]

Cat Beard

I see all your smug facial hair photos and raise you this: Cat Beard. Top that! Via I Have Seen The Whole of The Internet

Instant Viking–Just Add Yarn

Crochet whiz Cynthia Stenquist wants you to have the beard of your dreams. Its fluffy, soft, removable and doesn’t itch. You can order a customized beard (Viking hat sold separately) for Halloween or whatever–get your Viking on–a must for any pillaging you need to do around town. This popular item is a growing craze among the young [...]

Your Beards Are Invalid

(YouTube link) Neatorama has featured lots of very strange beards in the past, but this… this I’ve never seen. The audience at the 1991 Beard and Moustache Championship in Tacoma, WA, had a double-rainbow moment when competitor Dean Beacon revealed his entry for the Freestyle Beard portion of the contest. I think commenter moosewomb says it [...]

Winner of Beard Competition Has the Norwegian Flag and a Moose on His Face

Elmar Weiss, a longtime beard champion, has once again captured the world title for best beard. Since the competition was held in Norway, he sculpted his long beard into a Norwegian flag and a moose. In 2005 he won with with a beard styled into the shape of Berlin’s Brandenberg Gate, and in 2007 with a [...]

Time for a Shave: Does Facial Hair Interfere With Visual Speech Intelligibility?

The following is an article from the science humor magazine Annals of Improbable Research. by Susanne Fuchs1, Melanie Weirich1, Christian Kroos2, Natalie Fecher1, Daniel Pape3, and Sabine Koppetsch4 If one walks through the first level of the main building at the Humboldt University in Berlin and looks at the portraits of the researchers who studied there, became professors, [...]