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  • FLYNN: O’Reilly Allegations Highlight Hot-Women-Only Cable News Culture

    04/20/2017 8:25:53 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 78 replies
    Big Journalism (Breitbart) ^ | April 20, 2017 | Daniel J. Flynn
    Fox News Channel ditched Bill O’Reilly on Wednesday following the revelation of a series of sexual harassment allegations. His accusers—including Juliet Huddy, Andrea Tantaros, and Gretchen Carlson—also tellingly no longer work at Fox News. But the women who never worked at Fox News strike as the ultimate victims. Those who share the chromosomes of the aggrieved parties but not a CV that includes girl-next-door looks, or a rock-star boyfriend, or a Miss America crown don’t, generally, get hired in cable news. Strangely, the ladies that cable news regards as bringing viewers the most articulate, insightful opinions, cogent analysis, and trusted,...
  • America’s Least Attractive Cities [Baltimore Ugliest]

    04/19/2017 9:48:00 AM PDT · by C19fan · 17 replies
    Travel and Leisure ^ | April 19, 2017 | Peter Schlesinger
    “They may not be head turners,” says Matisse Rhodes, a New Yorker who lived in the Ohio city from 2010 until 2015, “but Clevelanders are among some of the warmest, most genuine people in the country.” Rhodes isn’t alone in her assessment. In this year’s America’s Favorite Places survey, T+L readers scored cities across a wide range of categories, including how attractive locals are: and Clevelanders ranked near the bottom for their looks.
  • The agony of being TOO BEAUTIFUL to be faithful! As it's revealed attractive couples [tr]

    03/22/2017 4:05:07 AM PDT · by C19fan · 97 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 21, 2017 | Julia Stephenson
    Beauty is a gift that ought to come with a caveat: a warning sign stating that while being gorgeous might sound like fun, when it comes to relationships, oh boy, are you in for a rough time. I should know. You can call me immodest, vain even, for admitting so freely that in my youth I was good looking. But then, I believe that had I not been so beautiful, I might still be married to the man I once loved. The fatal flaw in our relationship was I blossomed to become so much better looking than he was. My...
  • Bad news for baldies: Men with hair are perceived as 'more attractive, approachable and successful'

    08/25/2016 12:48:44 PM PDT · by C19fan · 97 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | August 25, 2016 | Stephen Matthews
    It's a part of ageing that many men dread. And now a study has confirmed what many a receding man fears - that hair loss does reduce attractiveness. Scientists found that follically challenged men were rated as more youthful, attractive, successful and approachable after a hair transplant. A group of 122 participants, about half of whom were also men, were asked by researchers at Johns Hopkins University to rate 13 pairs of images.
  • Now Pope Francis looks toward Communist China

    12/22/2014 12:23:37 PM PST · by cleghornboy · 7 replies
    La Salette Journey ^ | December 22, 2014 | Paul Melanson
    Now that Pope Francis has done his part to ensure that U.S. sanctions against the murderous regime in Cuba have been removed, the Holy See is already looking toward thawing relations with another brutal Communist regime: China. See here. Back in October, Matt Hadro, writing for the Catholic News Agency, explained that: "The state of religious freedom in China is moving from bad to worse, said U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.), responding to a new report by the Congressional-Executive Commission on China. 'There’s a huge gulf now' between China and the Catholic Church, Smith stated during an Oct. 9 conference...
  • Man Spends $170k to Look Stunning… But Women Spurn Him

    04/14/2014 12:05:35 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 89 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Monday, April 14, 2014
    A Japanese youngster, obsessed with looking beautiful, has spent a fortune on plastic surgery and continues his efforts unabated only to be told be females that he looks the least attractive. Alan, 20, spent $178,360 [Dh 655,143] in just one month on cosmetic surgery to change his face, according to an AsiaOne report, quoting Rocket News 24. He moved to Tokyo from his hometown four years back and has been in relationships with five women who provide him with money. He has so far gone under the knife for two nose jobs and to alter the shape of his chin...
  • Hubble Looks but Finds No Trace of Comet ISON

    12/20/2013 10:16:14 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 69 replies
    universetoday.com ^ | December 20, 2013 | Bob King on
    On December 18, the Hubble Space Telescope slewed to Comet ISON’s expected position and found nothing down to the incredibly faint magnitude of 25. According to astronomer Hal Weaver, who planned the ISON search, that limit implies any remaining fragments would have to be smaller than about 500 feet (160 meters) in diameter.
  • Mothers create group dedicated to sharing photos of other people's DISABLED and 'ugly' children

    11/09/2013 5:27:49 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 21 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | November 8, 2013 | Alexandra Klausner
    A facebook group dedicated to criticizing 'ugly' babies proves that bullying is not just an act of teenagers. The private facebook group, which has since been removed, is composed of grown women around the country who grab photos of toddlers from other mothers' facebook pages without approval and post them online for criticizing. The group was originally designed to trade and sell children's clothing but took a nasty turn. One mother, Melissa Anetucci, of Palm Beach, Fla. has made it her mission to fight against the self-proclaimed 'mean girls group' and to expose their wildly inappropriate behavior. She began posting...
  • Men give up on their appearance at age 46. Women care about their looks for 13 years longer

    09/20/2013 7:25:56 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 110 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 09/20/2013 | Deni Kirkova
    Men lose interest in fashion trends and being 'cool' at the age of 46, a new survey has revealed. But women put the effort in for a full 13 years longer - focusing on their appearance and general fitness until at least age 59. The research also found women were nearly twice as likely to lack confidence in their image, with more than one third unable to claim they were at least content with their appearance. It also emerged one third of the 2,000 men and women who took part in the study blamed a lack of happiness in contributing...
  • Coulter on feminism: ‘All pretty girls are right-wingers’

    02/10/2012 1:44:35 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 54 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | February 10, 2012 | Caroline May
    Conservative columnist and Conservative Political Action Conference fan favorite Ann Coulter took to the stage at CPAC Friday afternoon to offer some comments about her frustrations with President Obama, her support for presidential candidate Mitt Romney, and the general unattractiveness of liberal women. In response to an audience question regarding how a person could be both a women and a conservative, Coulter explained that is what true women actually are. “I think all real females are right-wingers,” Coulter said, ” and I can tell you that based on experience — and my bodyguard will back me up on this —...
  • Relentless optimism of ugly men makes up for unappealing looks

    12/16/2011 9:11:09 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 53 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | December 15, 2011 | Nick Collins, Science Correspondent
    Despite being at a disadvantage in the looks department, some men are able to snare a partner far more attractive than them through relentless persistence and overblown belief in their own sex appeal. Now scientists believe this could be down to an evolutionary trait which tricks men into overestimating the value of their looks to prevent them from missing a mating opportunity. This overconfidence causes them to try their luck with a greater number of women because they are less likely to see them as unattainable. The study, published in the Psychological Science journal, could help explain the mystery of...
  • Why ugly people can't hide their flaws online (even if they use photos hiding their worst features)

    11/15/2011 6:18:49 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 11 replies
    The Daily Mail (UK) ^ | November 14, 2011 | Andy Dolan
    Posting the most flattering picture possible alongside one’s profile may seem a legitimate part of the internet dating game. But if new research is to be believed, those who try to level the playing field by using photos which disguise their worst features could be wasting their time. According to a university study, women can still identify a physically attractive man just by reading his profile. It found good-looking men were able to convey their confidence and attractiveness in their written self-description – and that women volunteers were able to recognise their beauty without being shown the lonely heart’s accompanying...
  • Conservative Candidates Are Often Better-Looking

    02/27/2011 3:05:46 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 48 replies
    Discovery News ^ | February 23, 2011 | Agence France Press
    Rightwing candidates are better looking than their leftwing counterparts, something they benefit from during elections, according to a study conducted by Swedish and Finnish economists. "One possible explanation is that people who are seen or consider themselves beautiful tend to be more anti-egalitarian and rightwing," Niclas Berggren, one of the three co-authors of the study, told AFP Wednesday. The study compared election results from parliamentary and municipal elections held in Finland in 2003 and 2004 respectively with an online poll of non-Finns to determine how the 1,357 participating Finnish candidates ranked in terms of beauty. More than 2,500 non-Finns were...
  • Here Is What The Average Woman Looks Like In Every Country (See pictures)

    02/10/2011 1:07:54 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 147 replies · 1+ views
    Business Insider ^ | 02/10/2011 | Gus Lubin
    South African Mike Mike travels around the world taking pictures of faces and combining them in hi-tech composites. He calls the ongoing project The Faces Of Tomorrow. Here are the average women:
  • Boom Boom Room cocktail waitresses claim Standard canned them for lacking 'runway model' looks

    02/02/2011 12:16:37 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 35 replies · 1+ views
    The New York Daily News ^ | January 25, 2011 | Jose Martinez
    Two cocktail cuties at The Standard say they got canned for not fitting the mold of "willowy, svelte and statuesque runway models" at the trendy hotel's Boom Boom Room. Aspiring actresses Faye Rex and Stephanie Jaggers are suing the Meatpacking District hotel, claiming management sees fit to employ only women with runway model looks at its sexy playpen above the High Line. "There's definitely a type at the Boom Boom Room - and that type is beautiful, tall and skinny," said Richard Roth, a lawyer for the women. "Compare that to the men." Rex and Jaggers lost their jobs as...
  • ABC News: Year After Obama Won Nobel, World Looks for Signs of Peace

    10/08/2010 8:36:41 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 29 replies · 1+ views
    ABC News ^ | October 8, 2010 | By RUSSELL GOLDMAN
    One year after the Nobel prize jury made its controversial decision to award President Obama the prize for world peace, a larger jury is still waiting for the president to live up to those lofty expectations. Even some of Obama's allies -- like former Nobel laureates Al Gore and Jimmy Carter -- declined to assess his performance in fulfilling what the peace prize said was his "vision" of world harmony. The one year anniversary of Obama's prize comes as fighting is escalating in Afghanistan, the war in Iraq continues to smolder and Obama struggles to keep fledgling Middle East peace...
  • Why Do Koreans Own The Black Beauty Supply Business?

    09/29/2010 1:16:44 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 54 replies
    Atlanta Post ^ | September 27, 2010 07:06 AM | R. Asmerom
    It’s odd but no so odd at the same time. By now, many people expect to walk into a beauty supply store and see a Korean store owner manning the register. Whether you’re in the suburbs of Houston or on MLK Blvd in Anytown, USA, you know what to expect. And yet, walking down a street in a Black neighborhood with Black residents and Black customers buzzing about the retail shops, that image of the few Koreans in the neighborhood only existing behind the cash register of liquor, beauty supply and other retail shops is still perplexing.
  • Ooops. Looks like the president forgot to do something again

    11/12/2009 7:55:25 PM PST · by Nachum · 72 replies · 3,846+ views
    Lucianne.com ^ | 11/12/09 | Lucianne Goldberg
    I do believe I smell the strong scent of mendacity! Looks like the president forgot something important in public again. Picture at link....
  • A Beauty Contest? Have You Seen These Beauties?

    12/18/2007 10:44:04 AM PST · by jdm · 39 replies · 102+ views
    Captain's Quarters ^ | Dec. 18, 2007 | Ed Morrissey
    Could one bad picture derail a presidential campaign? Have political campaigns become the equivalent of beauty contests for both men and women, and if so, can women get a fair shake at an age where candidates have the requisite experience? Rush Limbaugh, surprisingly, believes not, and has some sympathy for the unfairness for women: There is this thing in this country that, as you age -- and this is particularly, you know, women are hardest hit on this, and particularly in Hollywood -- America loses interest in you, and we know this is true because we constantly hear from aging...
  • A Crime Most Foul (good-looking defendants more likely to walk)

    04/02/2007 1:49:57 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 12 replies · 743+ views
    Townhall ^ | April 2, 2007 | Suzanne Fields
    "Lookism" is a crime most foul in a perfect world devised by radical feminists, though most women will usually overlook the crime when a good-looking man gives them a respectful once-over. But researchers in England, source of our common law, have identified a real crime: Jurors are more likely to convict "ugly" defendants than "attractive" defendants. The investigators are from Bath Spa University in Bath, the lovely Somerset resort where Beau Nash set down rules of polite society and where Chaucer set his morality tale of a witch who gave an errant knight his choice of a wife "foul and...