If your beard is in Key West next week, bring it by the Ernest Hemingway look-a-like competition. But be warned, the competition is stiff. (MPR News) Eric Bandholz gave us the history of man, and the integral part that beards have played. (Beardbrand YouTube) For the first time in more than a century, a growing number of the world’s business leaders are sporting facial hair, and it looks like things are going to continue that way. (Houston Culture Map) When it comes to beard growing there is no right or wrong time to start or stop, and in case you needed a reason to grow yours, here’s five. (The Distilled Man) Your UPS guy may be getting a bit hairier, as the Government is suing UPS on the grounds that their ban on beards and long hair violates the Civil Rights Act. (NY Daily News) Internationally acclaimed band The Beards are kicking off their 11-date 10th anniversary tour, and are inviting you to come stroke their beards. (The Music) These two Portland based best friends are taking the internet by storm using their beards and a little creativity. (DailyMail) To view past Bearded Weeks in Review click here.