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Scientists Discover 83 Genetic Mutations That Help Determine Your Height
These uncommon genetic variants can have a powerful effect on height, a large-scale new study finds.
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There's A Strange Link Between Height And Political Conservatism
Hint: Bill O'Reilly is not a short man.
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How American Bodies Have Changed Over Time
By Sara G. Miller, LiveScience.com
We're heavier, not taller.
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7 Undeniable Reasons Being Short Is The Best
You own every inch, thank you very much.
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17 Times Twitter Totally Understood The Plight Of The Short Man
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10 Reasons Life Is Better When You're Tall
Go on, tower over everyone with pride.
Is Hillary Too Short To Beat Trump?
Biopsychologist; blogger, Psychology Today's 'The Human Beast'
Sitting Pretty: Good-Looking People Make More Money, But It's Not All Roses
Martha T.S. Laham
T.S. Laham is a writer, consultant, and business professor at ...
To put it plainly, pretty people get paid more, and not just in occupations like modeling, entertainment, sales and marketing, and prostitution. To what extent do good looks matter in the workplace? What physical characteristics are most rewarded? You might be amazed by the answers.
How Being Tall As a Child Impacted Me
writer, student, mental health advocate, human
When you're a tall girl growing up, you don't get to be the tall guy's shoulder-rest. You miss out on being the one chosen to practice séances on at sleepovers. You can't fit into good niches in hide-and-go-seek.
The 80% Approach To Dating
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As it turns out, there are lots of good guys out there, hiding in plain sight. Here's how to spot them.
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The Trials and Travails of Life as a Pocket Gay
Recovering child co-star, singer, songwriter, actor, wino
In the male homosexual community, we love to label and categorize and organize each other as if we are in a never-ending high school biology class. But there is one category that seems to override any other for those who belong to it.
Why Are the Dutch So Tall?
Computer Science graduate research assistant at Michigan State...
What is it about this small, traditionally seafaring nation that breeds such extraordinarily tall people? Contrary to popular belief, it's not to keep their heads above water.
How I Overcame High Heel Addiction And Learned To Love My Height
News, entertainment, lifestyle site
I thought that being the shortest girl in the room would define me the same way that being the girl always in heels used to. Only being the girl in heels was my choice.
Why Urban History Matters
Charles R. Wolfe
Seattle attorney and writer
Going forward, let's not discount the influence of history's recurring themes in how we redevelop the urban realm.
Why Inches Matter
Life in the Boomer Lane has been short for almost all of her entire life (birth doesn't count, as most newborns are unusually short.) She didn't notice it much when she was growing up (or rather, growing older), because everyone in her immediate family was vertically challenged.
Urban Blending and the Mythical Search for 'Congruity' in the City
Charles R. Wolfe
Seattle attorney and writer
For many, a dramatic contrast in height, bulk and density is the recipe for "incongruity." But, in a larger sense, don't today's urban centerpieces by definition show the latent "incongruities" of city life?
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Short-Shaming: Fashion's Dirty Little Secret
Freelance Writer and Author
I've stood just a smidge over five feet since the seventh grade. And I've felt icky, simply being in the vicinity of tall, slim women for just as long.
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