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New Study Proves It: Blondes Aren't Dumb

Blonde women have similar IQ results as those with red, brown, black hair

(Newser) - Next time you make a dumb blonde joke you may be the true butt of it: Researchers at Ohio State University analyzed 10,878 Americans who took part in the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 (NLSY79), which surveyed those between ages 14 and 21 in that year; in 1980... More »

Islanders' Blond Hair Is Genetic Quirk

It comes from a gene mutation, not Europeans

(Newser) - A peculiar pairing of dark skin and blond hair in the native population of the Solomon Islands is due to a unique gene and not, as previously thought, the intermingling of Europeans with the inhabitants, finds a new study. About 5 to 10% of the indigenous peoples on the islands... More »

15 Signs You're Destined to Be Rich

Blond prom queens luck out

(Newser) - The Daily Beast has turned its list-making prowess to wealth, following up articles on how to know you'll get married ... or cheat ... with one that outlines 15 signs that you'll be rich. Cross your fingers, and read on:
  1. It's good to be good looking: Attractive men earn 9% more than
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No Joke: Blondes Building Blonde Resort

Lithuanian firm wants fair-haired mecca in Maldives

(Newser) - Blonde ambition or blatant racism? That's the question surrounding a Lithuanian firm's plans to build a blonde resort in the Maldives. The property will be staffed, of course, by blondes—leaving locals to wonder if non-whites will be excluded, notes the BBC , "This is racist and should not be... More »

Blonds Are More 'Warlike'

Getting more attention makes them more aggressive: study

(Newser) - Blonds might have more fun, but they definitely have more aggression, researchers claim. Fair-haired women are far more likely to fight for their rights than brunettes or redheads, new research has found. They slip into a “warlike” streak because they attract more attention than others and are used to... More »

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