If You Don’t Think This Is Funny… You Might Be a Hipster

Have you ever wondered why all hipsters look alike when they try like heck to be different? It’s the Hipster Paradox.

“Nonconformists travel as a rule in bunches. You rarely find a nonconformist who goes it alone. And woe to him inside a nonconformist clique who does not conform with nonconformity.” Eric Hoffer

It’s more ironic than paradoxical if you ask me. Then again, in my opinion it doesn’t take an advance degree in math or science to deduce hipsters all look alike. All you really need is about three minutes of sipping coffee and people watching at Starbuck’s. And yet Jonathan Touboul, a mathematician and associate professor at Brandeis University, felt compelled to spend a boat load of time (and probably grant money) creating an equation and a computer model to do just that. read more

Swimsuit Models Are Real Women Too

This tweet from BuzzFeed.com caught my attention.

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So I clicked on the link and read the article and guess what I learned. (RELATED: We Tried On Victoria’s Secret Bathing Suits And This Is What Happened)

Unless you are already a Victoria’s Secret swimsuit model, when you put on a Victoria’s Secret swimsuit you probably will NOT magically look like a Victoria’s Secret swimsuit model.

Thanks for the newsflash, BuzzFeed staffers (insert sarcasm), but I already know nothing short of a miracle – let alone a swimsuit – is going to make me look like a Victoria’s Secret swimsuit model. Swimsuits are NOT magic and I get this because I have a brain. And a full-length mirror. And a penchant for Chic-Fil-A peach milkshakes. read more