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What If You Were Ugly For a Day? (A Question of Beauty)

The allure of dating a diva

Birds With Bigger 'Badges' Rule the Roost
Excerpt: “A New Zealand bird that conspicuously displays its status on the top of its head can provide valuable insight into the social conventions of all creatures, including humans, scientists have found.”
Comment: One human parallel is obvious on LinkedIn: the best-looking women tend to have the best jobs even though there is little if any positive correlation between brainpower and appearance.

For men, online generosity is a competition
Excerpt: “Men will donate four times more money to an attractive female fundraiser …”
Comment: Even when BWS isn't involved (as in this case), men are eager to give more to beautiful women.

The problem with being pretty: When applying for less desirable jobs, attractive people may be at a disadvantage, study says
Interested in another aspect of beauty? Read about why beautiful women are less likely to end up as ER patients.

Narcissism: the secret sauce of self-delusion

Glamorous ESPN reporter exemplifies BWS nastiness

“Most beautiful dumb girls think they are smart and get away with it, because other people, on the whole, aren't much smarter.”
— Louise Brooks
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