If you ever wanted to calculate exactly how much a groom and his family would have to fork over to buy you as his bride, developers in Nigeria have made an app for that. BridePrice app calculates your worth by asking questions on appearance, education, homemaking skills, etc., then — ta-dah! — spits out your price.
A new study purports to find that scarcity of women turns dudes into spendthrifts. So should sex ratio be a new economic indicator?
China's one-child policy has resulted in a strikingly low ratio of women to men. In one rural area, some brides are taking advantage of the numbers.