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Tall People

Why Taller People May Be Better At Judging How Far Away Things Are

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 09.06.2016 | Healthy Living

Tall people are better than short people at gauging how far away they are from objects in the middle distance, a new study reports. The researchers sa...

10 Reasons Life Is Better When You're Tall

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 07.21.2016 | Healthy Living

This goes out to anyone who has been asked “how’s the weather up there?” in their lifetime. It’s not easy sticking out among a crowd and unint...

7 Ways Your Height Affects Your Health

U.S. News & World Report | Erin Schumaker | Posted 07.17.2016 | Healthy Living

At 6 feet, 8 inches, Dr. Eeric Truumees literally stands out. “People remember who I am,” says the orthopedic surgeon in Austin, Texas. But despit...

Why Being Tall and Slim Sometimes Go Hand in Hand

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 09.25.2015 | Healthy Living

"Long and lean" isn't just a catchy phrase — new research shows there may be a genetic link between being tall and being slim. The findings could he...

It Ain't Easy Being Tall (Or So I Hear)

Aimee Heckel | Posted 09.06.2014 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

My husband is tall. Without heels, I don't reach his chest. That's right. He's lanky and has exceptionally and borderline-disproportionately long monkey arms, and no buttocks whatsoever. Just a flat leg-back connector. He's not big and tall. Just tall.

WATCH: Got Tall Girl Problems?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.01.2013 | Women

Did you have a growth spurt in middle school that no one ever caught up to? Are you about a foot taller than all of your friends? Do you have issues f...

Are Tall People Discriminated Against?

Arianne Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Arianne Cohen

Most tall discrimination is omnipresent. Tall people's knees bend well past 90 degrees on subways. Tall folks hang off of yoga mats and massage tables, their limbs stick out of cubicles.

Tall People Earn Higher Wages: Study

Agence France Presse | Sun May 17, 12:43 Am ET | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MELBOURNE (AFP) -- Tall people earn higher wages than their vertically-challenged counterparts while being obese does not mean a slimmed-down pay pack...