Seventh-grader, McKenna Peterson’s letter to Dick’s Sporting Goods decrying the lack of female athletes in their recent basketball catalog went viral forcing the business to issue an apology.
An avid sports fan and basketball player, McKenna pointed out the importance of including photos of girls in the catalog. “It’s hard enough for girls to break through in this sport as it is, without you guys excluding us from your catalog. Girls buy stuff from your store,” she wrote.
Ed Stack, CEO of the sports retailer, vows to feature female basketball players in their catalog.
British photographer Scott Chasserot came up with a fascinating technique for determining what people subconsciously wished they looked like.
Scott took head shots of 15 people and created 30 distinct versions of each person’s face. Afterwards, he showed the various portraits to them while they were connected to a brain scanner to determine which one they favored.