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A new study shows that conventionally-attractive female students are more likely to do better in school than their less fortunate looking counterparts, while male students are not discriminated by their appearance. The study was conducted at the University of Denver and included over 5,000 students and 100,000 grades. Student were rated on how attractive they were on a scale of 1 to 10, based only on their student IDs. (Who really looks good in their ID?) The students were then categorized in one of three...
Somewhere, on some craggy beach, Death rolled its eyes while scrolling through countless, “I can’t believe it—not BOWIE.” As if mortality is still a surprise to us. As an Afghan-American, I’m all too aware of the certainty of death, and in it’s ugliest shapes. I toe the line between agony and rage when recalling images of dead and maimed children targeted with butterfly mines by the Soviets. Yes, these bastards left thousands upon thousands of mines that resemble toys to murder children. In a parallel universe, that could have been...
The first time I heard of a nose warmer was a few freezing New York City winters ago when I desperately Googled “nose warmer” to see if such a thing existed. It did exist: on Etsy. Many vendors sold hand-knitted nose cozies that loop around your ears and look like this. Maybe there's a reason these aren't a common winter accessory: they are really ugly and awkward. I felt like I could never wear this in public without everyone staring at me. So I abandoned my dreams...
Have you heard the rumors? Supposedly, As Told By Ginger is coming back to Nickelodeon in 2017. In the late '90s and early 2000s, I lived and breathed Nicktoons, and As Told By Ginger was a super important one. My older sister and I tuned in every Sunday evening to watch Ginger and her friends navigate the very tough world of middle school. I was still in elementary school at the time, but Ginger gave me a glimpse into a world that I would soon...
São Paulo native Camila Fontenele de Miranda sees Frida Kahlo in everyone, as evidenced in the photography collection “All Can Be Frida.” Using models of many ethnicities, ages, genders, and sexual identities, Miranda photographed them in their own Frida “look.” Each one is unique and as mesmerizing as Kahlo herself. We’ve collected fifteen photographs from the collection, check them out!     The rest of the collection can be found here. More from BUST The Forgotten Women Pilots Of WWII 10 Books We'd Love To See In Emma Watson's Feminist Book...
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