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The Power And Politics Of Height

I was intrigued by the amount of interest and opinions voiced in last week’s posts about height, which led me to think that there was more on this topic than is usually discussed. When I think about height, it is usually in terms of style. As the fashion industry tends to favor the long of limb, I am not always thrilled by my lack of inches. What I found particularly interesting was that most of you who said you were short did so with pride and without fashion phobias. Clearly I was not on the same page as everyone else, so I began talking to women in all ranges of the height spectrum to see how they felt about their height and why. The results were staggering: women viewed height in the context of power and politics. Keep reading »

The Daily Squeeze: Hairy Men, Coworker Love, And A Fake Emergency

  • British women become more attracted to hairy men as they get older, according to a survey conducted by a matchmaking firm. Sixty-two percent of the women surveyed over 45 said they find hairy men hot, but only 24 percent of women under 25 did. This is good news for men, because our highly unscientific observations find that men get hairier as they get older. We haven’t gotten to the point yet where we find excessive ear/nose hair attractive. [Ed. Note: I really think this has more to do with Burt Reynold's popularity in the '70s, where as the poster boy for hotness in the '90s were hairless boyband members.] [Easier]
  • Seventy percent of people in a recent survey agreed that workplace relationships lead to a drop in productivity. We can confirm this — we’ve gone down to the fourth floor for coffee twice this morning in order to wink at someone. [QBR]
  • A woman in Poland could get up to a year in jail after she made 700 calls to emergency services, the local army and the town because she needed a man for sex. We recommend she look up “escort” in the phone book. [The Sun (U.K.)]
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