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Guessing whether you're going to be a size two or a size eight in something has been a shopping conundrum ever since the term vanity sizing sprung into use. The Times had a look at some dramatic size differences between certain brands (like Marc Jacobs compared to Ann Taylor) and offers a solution: full body scans! A company called MyBestFit is setting up mall kiosk body scanners that can recommend what size you'd be in what brand, describing them as "a lot like the airport, minus the pat-down alternative that T.S.A. agents offer". [NYT]