Before we get to this one, let’s review some other recent and equally surprising findings: People who live in Kansas never lose their homes to coastal flooding. And if you don’t smoke, you never have to worry about getting tobacco stains off your teeth. Now back to that first one—what was it again? Ah yes: according to the University of British Columbia, the social problems that occur in polygamist cultures—including women competing over a common husband and unmarried men fighting over the few potential mates left—don’t occur in monogamous ones. Feel free to share that head-snapper at your next cocktail party.
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