Beauty is a mathematical formula. And other lies.

Beauty in Seattle on 12 Jul 2006 at 12:00am

Math equation for beautyLike we needed scientists to work on the creation of software that measures someone's beauty based on a mathematical formula.

"Beauty is not in the eyes of the beholder. It is just a mathematical formula" was the conclusion of computer scientist Gideon Dror of the Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yafo.

He concludes that perfection is a woman with blonde hair, "clear skin, larger-than-average eyes and lush lips closer to the chin than average".

Dan Fishel grabs the bait and writes in Forbes that this "digital plastic surgery" software may make its way into cameras and photoshop. I'm just wondering if Dan fell for a prank. This can't be real.

See: Look Prettier Now, Forbes {requires registration}

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