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Submitted by Admin on Fri, 05/04/2007 - 02:10
Models trends in the twentieth century have been extensively addressed within this site. Nevertheless, here is another study(1; zip) that documents model trends in the twentieth century, and some comments on it are pertinent.
Submitted by Admin on Wed, 04/25/2007 - 16:46
This is a follow-up on Hugh Hefner, founder of Playboy magazine. Recently, I came across additional information that sheds light on why too many Playboy centerfolds in recent years have been masculinized women.
Submitted by Admin on Wed, 04/25/2007 - 00:36
The medial canthus is the inner corner of the eye, formed by the junction of the upper and lower eyelids. In the two images below, the image on top shows a picture of the eyes of a woman and the image below it shows the same picture with the medial canthus digitally tilted (using Adobe photoshop). Bashour and Geist investigated whether slightly increasing the tilt of the medial canthus increases attractiveness(1).
Submitted by Admin on Tue, 04/17/2007 - 07:24
Submitted by Admin on Tue, 04/10/2007 - 20:37
The body mass index (BMI) is a measure of how much weight is carried with respect to height. It is computed by dividing the weight in kilograms by the square of the height in meters, i.e., its unit is kilograms per meter squared, though the unit is usually omitted. There are numerous BMI calculators (e.g., here) that people can use to figure out their BMI without doing any arithmetic.
Submitted by Admin on Tue, 04/10/2007 - 16:14
In a literature review of the effectiveness of eating disorders prevention programs in reducing abnormal eating, only 6 of 38 programs examined reduced current or future symptoms that persisted over follow-up (1 to 24 months later)(1). Given the high status of skinny high-fashion models, one does not expect wonders from eating disorders prevention programs with respect to girls or women inspired by the thinness of high-fashion models and at risk for developing anorexia or bulimia.
Submitted by Admin on Tue, 04/10/2007 - 12:05
Some interesting snippets: