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Men often claim they think smarter women are sexier – but they don’t actually mean it. And least most men don’t. Studies show when a smart woman is nearby, men will shy away and gravitate towards women of lower intelligence than themselves.  (, )
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The smell of an old book is the smell of its death.  The scent is caused by paper, ink and adhesives breaking down. As a book’s organic compounds degrade, they release chemicals into the air that we interpret as a combination of grass, vanilla, and almond.  Books also hang on to odors that tell the story of their history– like smoke, flowers pressed between pages, or water damage.  (, , )