You know the look: bearded, plaid shirt, beanie...its the hipster uniform. A mathematician at Brandies University says he has a mathematical explanation for why all hipsters look alike. Jonathan Toboul says you can spot a non-conformist a mile away because they all look alike. His paper has been peer reviewed and confirmed by MIT.
The best proof came from a man who read a review of the article. He threatened to sue claiming his photo had been used without permission to illustrate the story. Turns out, it wasn't his photo but a generic hipster image from a stock photo-agency. Here is the professor's academic proof of hipster-hood if you're into such things as the Curie-Weiss model of binary units or the P-state Potts model.