Our lives may be more like the DVDs in TV boxed sets than we realise, with decades marking out equivalent of Tv seasons. Some surprising research shows that we mark out the years when our age ends in a 9. People are more likely to run marathons, or seek an online affair at the end of their 20’s 30’s 40’s 50’s, although maybe not 60’s Here’s another link – women’s heel size has an effect on men’s behaviour. The first study to look at this found men are more likely to chat and help women wearing higher heels.
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