Does skin and hair color affect Disney princesses' merchandise sales?

Dadaviz's Jody Sieradzki thought that something interesting may came out of crossing the total number of eBay sales by dollar amount of Disney princesses' merchandise with their skin tone and hair color. And indeed, while correlation doesn't mean causation, the resulting graphic seems interesting. » 11/03/14 2:29pm 11/03/14 2:29pm

Woman photoshopped to fit the definition of beauty in 25 countries

Here's an amazing experiment to see the differences between feminine beauty "ideals" across different countries: 24-year-old radio journalist Esther Honig had her picture photoshopped by Photoshop artists from 25 different countries. She told them to "make her look beautiful" according to their country standards. » 6/27/14 1:26pm 6/27/14 1:26pm

From Beyoncé to Sinatra: Photos of the food and drinks stars demand

Brooklyn-based photographer Henry Hargreaves is a master of still life photography. His Band Rider series—made in collaboration with Caitlin Levin—is one of my favorites. Using a Flemish painting style, these photos portrait the food and drink that many famous artists demand in their shows, from Beyoncé Knowles and… » 2/21/14 4:46pm 2/21/14 4:46pm

New study: Striking brain differences explain some gender stereotypes

A new research paper published today in the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences demonstrates that men and women's brains connectivity is very different which, according to the authors, gives a "potential neural basis as to why men excel at certain tasks and women at others," matching some commonly-held… » 12/03/13 1:08pm 12/03/13 1:08pm