How high can you go?

5 06 2008

Height, it turns out, isn’t just for basketball players. Historians, health officials, banks, the opposite sex, all are interested in height.

According to this article, height is a primary indicator of a number of things:

  • The opposite sex is more attracted to taller people.
  • Taller people make significantly more money.
  • People have been getting taller over time.
  • A country’s average height is an indicator of nutrition levels.

The article explores these, and other, interesting correlations with height.

An update: this article expands on the information.

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