Why we have ridiculous standards of beauty In just 37 Seconds

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There is the reason that even when a woman is in really great shape, wears a size 4, and is healthy, it is never good enough for them.  All of our logic and intelligence have trouble combatting what we’ve seen as “perfect” day after day.

 

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How rising expectations of beauty are shaping technology and society

Apple’s release of its multi-colored iMacs in 1998, made consumers realize they wanted beautiful computers, not ugly ones.

Ross Dawson, futurist, keynote speaker, and author, recently traveled to Provence in the hills above Nice to give the keynote at the annual EuroCIO conference. He used his framework for the future of the CIO to point to the macro drivers of change in technology and society, and how these are shaping the technology function in organizations, and in turn the role of the CIO.

 

 

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Good looking employees are paid more and get better perks: study

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More attractive female workers earn four per cent more than their plainer colleagues.

Daniel S. Hamermesh, an economics professor at the University of Texas-Austin reveals in his new book what the world of advertising has known for decades – that beauty sells.

 

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Beautiful Women Face Discrimination in Certain Jobs: Study

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Attractive women were discriminated against when applying for jobs considered “masculine” jobs.

While many see no downside to being beautiful, a professor at the University of Colorado Denver Business School says attractive women face discrimination when it comes to landing certain kinds of jobs.

 

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The Breathtaking Beauty of Lexiaguo, China

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A place so secret, few tourists know of its existence

A place in south west of Kunming, Capital city of Yunnan Province. Because of remoteness and lack of infra structure and lodging etc. This place is not listed in the tourist map of China.
The red land of the eastern river is a place where one almost can not find it in China’s tourist maps. Even if  there is, it has only a few words to introduce it.

A place in south west of Kunming, Capital city of Yunnan Province. Because of remoteness and lack of infra structure and lodging etc. This place is not listed in the tourist map of China. The red land of the eastern river is a place where one almost can not find it in China’s tourist maps. Even if  there is, it has only a few words to introduce it. (Pics)

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Extreme Dieting in Asia on the Rise

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Dieting ad in Hong Kong

This glamorous Asian city is known for its mouth-watering dim sum. Its high fashion. And its 100-pound-and-under women. Agatha Yau, a marketing executive, is one of these women. She has done many things over the years to stay trim: taken diet pills, eaten meals of boiled vegetables and practiced delaying gratification.

 

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Amazing Animal Photography – The Art of the Animal

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Defining moments in the life of animals

Animals bring a rare form of beauty to the world around us. Their lives exist like ours, with seemingly endless tedium followed by brief moments of something spectacular. The following are a series of photos that do a terrific job of capturing the spectacular moments. Some are downright breathtaking. (Pics)

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Lingerie Model Runs One Of World’s Largest Drug Gangs, According To Police

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An international arrest warrant has been issued for the 30-year-old, who is suspected of recruiting beautiful women and using them to move drugs to Europe and North America.

Many of these women are believed to be other lingerie and glamour models who compete in international beauty pageants, whom Valencia describes as “unsuspicious, beautiful angels”.

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Russian Cheerleaders – A New Cultural Phenomenon

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Russian Cheerleaders – Establishing their own brand of elegance

Russian sports teams have long been some of the most competitive in the world, but the cheerleaders are just now making their way on to the world stage establishing a whole new style and provocative new standards. But they do add a whole new meaning to the word “titillating”.  (Pics)

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Pigeons As Art Critics

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The top 10 images are those that were seen as “good” pictures, while the bottom 10 were the “bad” pictures.

Pigeons could be art critics yet, according to a new study which shows that like humans, pigeons can be trained to tell the difference between ‘good’ and ‘bad’ paintings. According to Professor Shigeru Watanabe from Keio University in Japan, pigeons use both color and pattern cues to judge the paintings’ beauty as defined by humans, as well as their texture.

 

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