1)Guesser. I'm amused by the comment that Russians are stereotypically hard line Askers. Small n, I know, but my Pnin and future in-laws all seem to be strong Askers from what I can tell.
2)Apparently many people have Neanderthal ancestry. That's very exciting and cool, though perhaps not quite as interesting as the prospect of another hominoid species existing alongside Homo sapiens and then dying out.
3)Victory! We short women earn more than do our taller counterparts.
4)Civil wars are also the nastiest. This perhaps explains why so many socially conservative Republicans have low opinions of libertarians relative to Democrats.
Brickbat: Russian Purge
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