Morning Quickies: Study Says Makeup Makes Women Seem More Competent

  • Makeup makes women seem more competent, likable, trustworthy and (duh) attractive, according to a new study by Procter & Gamble, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston University and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Interestingly this phenomenon starts as early as birth. Sadly, it’s not exactly news that some women can suffer consequences for not wearing makeup. [ABC News]
  • Um, why does Reese Witherspoon have two black eyes?! [Celebuzz]
  • Could “The Simpsons” really end after this season? [Splitsider]
  • How to crash anywhere at night and look deceptively radiant the next day. [xoJane]
  • A tribute to Zack Morris’ many vintage, oversize cell phones. []
  • Students who post drunken photos of themselves on Facebook may have drinking problems, according to a new study. [ABC News]
  • A Starbucks barista got fired after his YouTube video about how working for Starbucks sucks went viral. Oopsies. [Consumerist]