Magazine images are so heavily retouched nowadays that the models hardly look human at all, with absurdly flawless skin and unrealistic body shapes that drive equally unrealistic expectations. It’s so unbelievable, and so potentially damaging to readers’ self-perception, that even the American Medical Association has condemned preposterous postproduction retouching.
Science fiction writer David Brin (known for the Uplift Universe, if you're into that sort of thing), has proposed a way to simplify the notoriously complex and loophole-filled U.S. tax code while attempting to not infuriate anyone with the changes. Will it happen? Probably not. But is it a simple, clean, valid idea that someone in charge should seriously consider? Yep.