How-old.net is one of the hottest new social media apps, allowing millions of us to figure out how old we really look. Just download your photo, and the #howoldrobot runs its algorithm and spits out a number – that is hopefully much younger than your true age. (If you like the result, you can share it with your friends and fans on social media, and by share, we mean rub it in their faces!)
Here’s a surprisingly simple tip on how to win the game: ditch your readers. This can subtract about 10 years from your real age– that puts these specs up there with gray hair when it comes to things that make us look older. The age-defying effect will of course carry over to your real life as well
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What’s all the big to do about one little blue (or white) dress, depending on how you see it? Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past 24 hours or so, you must have heard about the polarizing debate on social channels about whether a picture depicts a bodycon dress as blue with black lace fringe or white with gold lace fringe. For some unexplained reason, some people see the dress as blue with black lace, while some see it as white with gold lace, and each side is adamant that they are in the right. The human brain is playing tricks on us again.
BITB talked to Meredith Jansen, OD, FAAO, Principal Research Optometrist, Beauty Platform, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care to get he
VISION GAME CHANGER
I can’t remember not wearing glasses or contacts. One of my happiest days included a visit to my eye doctor during which I was told I was “old enough” for contacts. I was given a pair of gas permeable lenses. I wondered how a lens so hard and so small could really improve my vision… The lens was miniscule and though it basically covered my iris and improved my vision, it did so by uncomfortably floating throughout my eye; often getting trapped under my lid and in the corners. When the lenses weren’t floating, they collected debris and required constant cleaning. In the end, I built up the stamina to wear these lenses for three to four hours at a time. Though