Mocking Darwin: Beer Goggle Effect Explained

Science has outdone itself yet again, providing an explanation (and a mathematical formula, yet) for the famed ‘beer-goggle effect’ — an observable, quantifiable and too-often-replicated happenstance wherein ugly people pass along their genes by sneakily appearing attractive to the inebriated.
The same findings were earlier noted in Scotland by University of Glasgow and St Andrews professors, who apparently weren’t funded by Bausch and Lomb.

— BBC News