Pretty People Get Paid More. But Is It Because They're So Smart?

You know how pretty people always seem to get ahead for no other reason than the fact that they are pretty? New research shows that pretty people — judged for their symmetry and such — regularly outearn uglies. Well, as Charlie Wilson used to say, "You can teach 'em to type, but you can't teach 'em to grow tits,"… » 12/26/07 1:30pm 12/26/07 1:30pm

Can You Be Both Smart And Hot? Maria Bartiromo Makes The Case For "No"

Few types of women inspire as much antipathy — from jealous haters like us, anyway — as the insanely hot woman who is also being marketed to us as "smart." I am talking about Padma Lakshmi and Scarlett Johansson, and today more specifically CNBC "Money Honey" Maria Bartiromo, who has endured much hateration since she… » 7/31/07 12:45pm 7/31/07 12:45pm