Thursday, January 13, 2011

Link roundup

1. Great photo of a couple kissing in fog.

2. You might have recently seen OK Cupid's report about female attractiveness. Here's the real message to take away from it:

In the marriage market what you want is not so much to increase your attractiveness to the average person but rather to the one person who will cherish your unique features. Thus--conditional on attracting a decent number of suitors from a reasonable pool etc.--what you want to do is accentuate your unique features even if doing so reduces your average ranking.
3. Interesting tale of the time the Philadelphia Flyers played the Red Army team in 1976 - - the Red Army wanted to quit due to the Flyers' violent play, but agreed to continue because they wanted their payday. Via.