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Geniuses Sleep Late, Are Messy, and Can Be Potty Mouths, Studies Confirm

Highly intelligent people can be quite eccentric.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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Russia’s Psychic Cat Achilles Correctly Predicts World Cup Opening Game Winner

But can he predict the 2018 FIFA World Cup champion?

The new Nostradamus might be an adorable furry critter. A sweet Russian cat has been chosen to predict the outcome of the first game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. It may seem hard to believe but the feline was spot on with his prediction.

Achilles is already a modern day prophet. After all, the cat correctly predicted most of the results in last year's Confederate Cup in Russia. Nevertheless, people wondered if the adorable feline will manage to prophesy what would happen in this year's World Cup opening game. Achilles had to choose between Russia and Saudi Arabia, and managed to predict the motherland's stunning victory.

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Dog Interrupts MLB Baseball Game, Gets Rewarded With A Ball And A New Friend

The pooch thought the baseball team was trying to play fetch with her!

One lucky dog had a truly awesome day at the park. A young German Shepherd got to watch a Minor League Baseball game with her owner. In addition to that, the pooch got to play a game of fetch and made a new friend. She also went home with a ball and won the hearts of many fans.

The MLB team Tulsa Drillers recently had a Bark at the Park Night when they went up against the Northwest Arkansas Naturals. The event allows fans to bring their dogs to the field while the NWA infielders were warming up. One pooch noticed that the players were throwing a ball around. The excited German Shepherd immediately broke away from her owner and dashed to join the baseball players.

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Artist Shares Emotional Comic About Finding Your Childhood Bully After Many Years

This is how bullying can haunt your life for years and years to come…

If you’ve ever been bullied as a child, you know the effects can stay with you for a long time. Harsh words and deeds can really scar the soul and there’s always the possibility that you’ll never forget the bad experience way into your adult years.

This is exactly what Meghan Lands has been through and she accurately captured how it feels like in a short comic. Now an artist, Meghan has “spent the last 20 years trying to forget her first 10.”

Despite that, the Canada-based illustrator recently took the time to look for her bully on Facebook and it made her realize and remember many things. Needless to say, it has been an emotional rollercoaster for her.

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