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  1. Science May Have Just Discovered Why Haters Gonna Hate

    I'm not a jerk, I just have a "negative dispositional attitude." So shut up!

    Why are some people just inclined to hate on things? To pick the dumbest, most negative facets of a situation and focus on them exclusively, ignoring anything good that might be there in favor of just ragging on things? According to a new study published this week, we may just be born that way, having a "negative dispositional attitude" from birth.

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  2. You Can Figure Out Someone's Personality By Sniffing Their Body Odor, Study Shows

    You can get a feel for how anxious, outgoing, or dominant someone is by smelling the sweaty shirt they've slept in for the past 3 nights. I don't know how useful that will be for most people, but it'll make my life significantly easier, that's for sure. The discovery is based on the results of an experiment conducted by Agnieszka Sorokowska, Piotr Sorokowski and Andrzej Szmajke of the University of Wroclaw, Poland. Lucky participants in the test had the pleasure of sniffing shirts worn by individuals for 3 consecutive nights and then got to guess what kind of people they were. It all went surprisingly well.

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