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There’s a lot happening this week in beards, so we’re just going to jump right into it. First, a history lesson: thank the gods you don’t live in 16th century Britain, because you would have had ...With the Super Bowl occupying everyone’s minds at the moment, we’re kicking off this week’s Best of the Web with some famously bearded NFL faces. One you’ll see this Sunday at the big game, while...Welcome to today’s edition of Best of the Web! This week’s top story is Dave Letterman’s Achievement Beard, which one New Yorker writer calls the hirsute marker of ‘triumphant lassitude, the vict...Beards. Since they exploded they’ve been the subject of scientific scrutiny, memes, restaurant hygiene regulations, and general, good old-fashioned controversy. There’s simply a lot happening wit...