Update: No One Knows Kit Harington's Real Height

On Monday, we launched a multi-part investigation into the height of Kit Harington, an actor who claims to be 5’8, but is not 5’8. What began as a fun look into some questionable facts has, in the following hours, turned into something far more mysterious and sinister. Why? Because no one knows how tall Kit Harington… » 6/16/15 2:10pm 6/16/15 2:10pm

Short Guys Cannot Catch a Break in Love

Men who are shorter than 5'9 are in for a rough go of it if they're looking to date online. A recent study conducted by New York dating site Are You Interested? found that only 1.2% of the female site users living in Manhattan or the Bronx would reach out to male members who were shorter than them. Odds were slightly… » 12/09/13 6:20pm 12/09/13 6:20pm

At Least Short Women Aren't As Likely to Get Cancer?

Tall women are more at risk for all types of cancer, according to a new study. Speaking as a woman who stands 5'2'' on a good day pretty sure a doctor humored me this one time four years ago by marking that on my chart, I say: SCORE! Just kidding. Cancer isn't a joke, it's not a competition, and if it was a… » 7/30/13 5:10pm 7/30/13 5:10pm

Why Are People Still Hung Up on Height in Relationships?

We're all aware that men are slightly taller than women, so it should follow that in hetero couples out in the world, you would expect men to be taller, on average, than their female companions. That's true. But it turns out that it's more than just true by chance, it's also true by choice. Culturally, we've taken an… » 1/28/13 6:30pm 1/28/13 6:30pm

The Secret to Success: Be a Gorgeous Giant

It's pretty obvious that being a tall, beautiful person is not usually a disadvantage when it comes to getting what you want—except when it comes to buying pants, of course. But what happens when everyone starts getting taller and more beautiful? Does it still pay to be a little more beautiful and a little taller than… » 6/06/12 1:10pm 6/06/12 1:10pm