Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Everything you know is Wrong

Wearing horizontal stripes makes you look thinner, according to new research – contrary to widely held belief that vertical stripes are more flattering to the figure.

The discovery was presented at the British Association for the Advancement of Science (BA) Festival of Science, held in Liverpool, England, last week.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Eric, this is a fun story, and a nice excuse to put that photo up, but the researcher only interviewed 20 people. Please apply the same analytical rigor here that you do to mean-variance optimization.

Thoughts on Fed putting the "American" back in "American International Group"?