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Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Short, ugly people more likely to be crooks, report suggests

A team of economists looked at records going back to the 19th century and discovered that shorter men were 20 to 30 percent more likely to go to prison, the Post-Dispatch reports. Snip:

Other studies have found that shorter students tend to participate less frequently in clubs and sports. As a result these students may suffer a drop in self-esteem or not develop certain kinds of social skills that are useful later in life, the two economists theorized.

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