Men love beards. At least, that's what I think since I'm a man, and I love me some good ol facial hair. But it turns out, science confirms that while a beard might make you look older and of higher status, it also makes you less attractive to women. (sigh).
The research was conducted by Barnaby Dixson and Paul Vasey from New Zealand and Canada respectively, and they tried to find out the perception of a bearded men. Researchers took photographs of 19 men with full beards and asked them to...shave it all off. They took more photos so they compare the reaction of some 200 different women to the same individual with and without facial hair.
Women, both Europeans and Polynesians said that men looked significantly attractive when clean shaven. They reported that bearded men looked older and of higher social status. When men looked at the bearded men in photos, they reported that they seem more aggressive.
Nick Neave, a psychologist from Northumbria University, explained to the Daily Mail that a man's ability to grow a beard is nothing to do with making them attractive to women. "[M]ales' faces and bodies are probably mostly designed to fend off other males and what females like is neither here nor there," he explained.
A payment gateway can be defined as the infrastructure that allows a merchant to accept credit card and other forms of electronic payments. The e-payments can take place online as well as from the traditional brick and mortar stores. Payment Gateways play an important role in encrypting and transmitting critical information between payment portals and the front end processors/ Banks. Read more
Cutting the cord on expensive cable packages is something more people are opting to do. Now, with the streaming media options available, a lot of people feel like there’s no need to have traditional cable. They have more choices than they could even be able to enjoy and streaming your entertainment versus having a cable package provides cost savings and freedom from a monthly bill. You have access to not just shows, but your favorite movies, entire series, music and more with streaming platforms. Read more
We don’t need to be told that technology has changed the world. We’ve seen it happen over the last century, and we’re seeing it happen today. We’ve seen it in the progression from the world’s first computer, a humongous piece of machinery, to the tiny, advanced computers millions of us carry in our pockets every day. Read more