"I'm not saying that shaving your head makes you successful, but it starts the conversation that you've done something active," tech-entrepreneur (and bald man) Seth Godin told the Not only do these shaven guys seem more successful, but apparently, they come across as smarter too.
Bald men are typically older, and tend to be seen by women as more intelligent and wiser, according to a separate study conducted at the University of Saarland.
A shaved head continues to be commonplace in the United States military.
There have been traditions spawned from shaving a service member's head.
Most notable is the tradition of shaving one's head when a service member enters the Mediterranean Sea by ship for the first time, known as "Med Head" Many Buddhists, Hajj pilgrims and Vaisnavas, especially members of the Hare Krishna movement, shave their heads.
Some Hindu and most Buddhist monks and nuns shave their heads upon entering their order, and Korean Buddhist monks and nuns have their heads shaved every 15 days.
In Greece, this practice was abolished on June 25, 1982, when the military started allowing recruits to have up to 4 cm of hair.
Before then, the regulation haircut in the Greek army for recruits was en hro (an archaic phrase for "shaved to the bone"). Fw-300 #ya-qn-sort h2 /* Breadcrumb */ #ya-question-breadcrumb #ya-question-breadcrumb i #ya-question-breadcrumb a #bc .ya-q-full-text, .ya-q-text #ya-question-detail h1 html[lang="zh-Hant-TW"] .ya-q-full-text, html[lang="zh-Hant-TW"] .ya-q-text, html[lang="zh-Hant-HK"] .ya-q-full-text, html[lang="zh-Hant-HK"] .ya-q-text html[lang="zh-Hant-TW"] #ya-question-detail h1, html[lang="zh-Hant-HK"] #ya-question-detail h1 /* Trending Now */ /* Center Rail */ #ya-center-rail .profile-banner-default .ya-ba-title #Stencil . Bgc-lgr .tupwrap .comment-text /* Right Rail */ #Stencil . Fw-300 .qstn-title #ya-trending-questions-show-more, #ya-related-questions-show-more #ya-trending-questions-more, #ya-related-questions-more /* DMROS */ .The militaries of the United States, Russia, and several other countries have welcomed their recruits by giving them haircuts using hair clippers with no guard attached.As of 2011, shaved heads continued to be standard haircuts in the United States Air Force, United States Marine Corps, United States Army, and the United States Coast Guard during basic/recruit training – upon graduation from training, grooming restrictions are relaxed in accordance with each service's regulations.Athletes Michael Jordan, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Zinedine Zidane, Mark Messier, Andre Agassi; musicians Billy Joel, Rob Halford of Judas Priest, Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins, and Michael Stipe of R. It was not until the skinhead revival in the late 1970s — with the appearance of punk rock-influenced Oi!