The most organized and disciplined individuals are not the only ones who excel. There are geniuses walking among us that do not fit society’s conventional mold of an accomplished and highly intelligent person. In fact, some of the smartest people tend to be quite eccentric.
People with high IQ usually look at things differently than the average person. They have unconventional ways of solving problems, approaching situations, and reaching goals. Many studies over the years have tried to understand deeper the ways of the highly intelligent.
Let’s look at a few of them.
Smart people are not generally soft spoken; they can actually be potty mouths.
A study titled “Taboo word fluency and knowledge of slurs and general pejoratives: deconstructing the poverty-of-vocabulary myth” shows that the ability to utter swear words are linked to high vocabulary and fluency. Smart people with a wide vocabulary tend to swear a lot. This definitely debunks the notion that frequent swearing is only observed in people with lower IQ.
Geniuses also sleep very late.
And this starts happening at an early age, according to research. An analysis of a large representative sample of young Americans supports this.
The study concludes that more intelligent children grow up to be night owls than less intelligent children. Perhaps it’s because highly intelligent people think of so many things!
In addition, highly intelligent people live in organized chaos.
Intelligent and creative people thrive in messy environments. The chaos can also complement how they veer away from conventional thinking. According to researchers at the University of Minnesota, a messy desk is a sign of genius. In an experiment they conducted, participants who were asked to come up with ideas while in a disorganized environment were able to generate more creative and interesting ones than their counterparts who worked in a neat environment.
What do you think of the above characteristics? Do you know any genius who possesses these traits?
Self-Taught Photographer Captures Fascinating Houses Built In The Middle Of Nowhere
A cozy house and some peace and quiet? Sign me up!
Are you sick of everyone around you? Are you tired of people constantly nagging you to the point where you’d rather live far away from them? Why not build a house in the middle of nowhere? Why not build a house in the middle of – let’s say, uh – ocean? Crazy, right?
Well, crazy, but perfectly doable. Not buying it? Before you dismiss the idea – just so you know – some people have already done that. While they’re not actually a dime a dozen, there’s a pretty hefty number of them around the world -- a whole bunch that a photographer even created an Instagram filled with them.
Eric Ward is a self-taught photographer who decided to embark on a meaningful journey to capture pictures of these houses. If you’re interested, you can see them on his Instagram account. Below are some of his best works....
12 of the Most Totally Bizarre Holes in Our Planet
Although some are man-made, most of them have mysterious origins.
Some of Earth’s impressive wonders are created by humanity, though most are because of nature. From diverse landscapes to mind-blowing architectures, our world is filled with many majestic sights. And when it comes to such topics, it is a crime not to include those mysterious holes.
Today, we are going to find out one of the planet’s most thought-provoking phenomena: the largest holes in the surface. And mind you, most of us are still wondering how they existed.
#1. The Deluxe Mystery Hole
Women Are Much Happier With Less Attractive Men, Claims New Study
Tale as old as time, anyone?
While we all believe that appearance shouldn’t even be an issue when it comes to love, some women are admitting that they are indeed much happier being in a relationship with men who are less attractive. This is what a new study tells us and people are divided in their opinions about it.
In a research conducted by the Florida State University among heterosexual couples, experts found out that more successful relationships tend to be those with the female being the more attractive one.