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Incredibeard: The internet beard tycoon (video)

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A 29-year old beard enthusiast from San Francisco, California shows how to take one simple idea and, with a little Facebook and a little YouTube, turn it into high art & big business. 

FASHION & SOCIAL MEDIA

Incredibeard: The internet beard tycoon

How to eat a Bowl O'Beard Ramen. A beard style that has earned its wearer a place in the latest Ripley's Believe or Not series of books.

Isaiah Webb is a 29-year-old beard enthusiast and self-styled "beard designer" who lives in San Francisco, California and  who likes to try out new beard styles and share them on social media: beard" >Facebook, beard" >YouTube, Tumblr , beard" >Instagram and his own personal website here.

Isaiah Webb's most famous beard photo and video shows him turning his beard into a ramen bowl (see above) but he has also used his beard for American fast food (See below right).

His videos and photos have quickly become popular on social media and have even earned him a spot at Ripley's Believe It or Not! (See here).

Isaiah has also created his own clothing brand "Incredi beard" which donates a portion of the profits to World Vision, a non-profit humanitarian organization that provides children with access to clean water.

How to eat fast food, hands free!

When asked what was the most sexy beard shape he's ever tried, Isaiah says it is a toss-up between three different styles: the Wookiee's Uterus, the Egyptian Ballsack and the Big Bowl O'Beard Ramen (shown above).

Isaiah's wife is the person who keeps pushing him to grow a beard and grow it longer and longer and she is also the hair stylist who "brings his beard art to life."

Isaiah says beards run in the family. One of his ancestors by the name of Jay Gould was a railroad tycoon long ago with a fancy beard also and Isaiah even looks like him a little bit.

Isaiah claims that growing a beard is the "greatest and most profound thing a man can do" and that "beard growing is as unique to men as childbearing is to women" and that to understand this, you must grow your beard out for six months straight and after six months your beard will feel just like your own child and you will even have nightmares about shaving it off by accident.

Isaiah suggests that every man should try growing a beard at least once in their life and that a true beard does not grow on your face but in your heart.

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Vocabulary:

access: having the opportunity to have or use something - มีโอกาสในการใช้

ancestor: a person, plant, animal or object that is related to one existing at a later point in time (adjective form: ancestral) - บรรพบุรุษ

beard: hair that grows on the chin and cheeks of a man's face - เครา

brand: a type of product made by a particular company - ตรา, ยี่ห้อ

childbearing: being pregnant and giving birth to children -

claim: saying that something is true although it has not been proved and other people may not believe it - ข้ออ้าง ข้อกล่าวหา

donate: to give something such as money or goods to an organisation, especially to a temple, charity, school, political party, etc. - บริจาค

enthusiast: a person who is very interested in something and spends a lot of time doing it - คนที่กระตือรือร้น

humanitarian: relating to efforts to help people who are living in very bad conditions and are suffering because of a war, flood, earthquake etc - มีมนุษยธรรม

nightmare: an extremely unpleasant event or experience or possible event or experience; a very upsetting or frightening dream - ฝันร้าย

non-profit: without the aim of making a profit (earning money for a company, yourself) - ซึ่งไม่มุ่งหวังผลกำไร

personal: your own; not belonging to or connected with anyone else - เป็นส่วนตัว

popular: a situation in which someone or something is liked by many people - เป็นที่นิยม, เป็นที่ชื่นชอบ

portion: a part of something - ส่วน

profit: money that you make from selling goods and services after all your costs have been paid - กำไร

profound: felt or experienced very strongly or in an extreme way - ลึกซึ้ง

push: to try to make something happen, make people accept and agree to something -

run in the family: of something that is true of different members of the same family, e.g., musical ability, a medical condition, etc. -

self-styled: what someone calls themselves -

shape: the form of the outer edges or surfaces of something - รูปร่าง, รูปทรง, โครงร่าง

shave: to make a part of your body smooth by cutting off the hair using a razor or shaver - โกน

social media: the use of web-based and mobile technologies to turn communication into an interactive dialogue, e.g., Facebook, Twitter, etc. - เครือข่ายสังคมออนไลน์

spot: the particular place where someone or something is - ที่, สถานที่

straight: consecutive; happening one after the other, without interruption - ต่อเนื่อง

suggest: to mention an idea or a plan for somebody else to think about - เสนอ, เสนอแนะ

toss-up: the winner or the one chosen could be one of several things -

tycoon: a person who has succeeded in business or industry and has become very rich and powerful - นักธุรกิจที่ร่ำรวยและมีอิทธิพลมาก

unique: being the only one of its kind - ซึ่งเป็นหนึ่งเดียว

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