A contest in Buffalo reiterates something we ALL already knew, beards are growing in popularity (Buffalo News) Seattle’s O’Dea High School is battling something much bigger than a football, basketball or baseball opponent this St. Patrick’s Day. The Fighting Irish are fighting cancer through a fundraising effort called Beards for Bros. (KIRO TV) Texas prisoners are now Allowed to Grow Beards (Dallas Observer) Sorry ladies, looks like beards have taken over the beauty department. (Yahoo! Beauty) We’re all really gingers underneath, at least as far as our beards are concerned. (Daily Mail) The Mets are looking like lumberjacks, but the beards may be making their swings a WHOLE lot smoother. (The New York Times) To view past Bearded Week in Reviews click here.