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Sadist people are more likely to seek revenge

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New York, Dec 3: Sadist people are more likely to seek vengeance against those who have wronged them, according to a new study.

Researchers revealed that sadism is the dominant personality trait that explains why certain people are more likely than others to seek revenge.

“We wanted to paint a picture of the personality of the type of person who seeks revenge. We’re all slighted in our daily lives, but some of us seek revenge and some of us do not. So what kind of person is the person who seeks vengeance?” said David Chester, assistant professor at the Virginia Commonwealth University in the US, news agency IANS quoted.

“The core of what we found is that the person who seeks revenge is a person who tends to enjoy it,” Chester added.

In the study, to be published in a upcoming issue of the journal Aggressive Behaviour, the resecrhers conducted three studies on 673 students.

They were asked to say whether they agree or disagree to a series of statements, like “Anyone who provokes me deserves the punishment that I give” and “If I’m wronged, I can’t live with myself until I revenge”.

By attaining a deeper understanding of what makes certain people to seek revenge, the team could create profiles that could be used to identify those who are most likely to commit violence in the future and intervene.

“Not everyone when they’re wronged goes out and shoots up a school. Not everyone when they’re wronged starts a bar fight. But some people do. So identifying who is most at risk for seeking revenge is really important to do in order to intervene before they engage in harmful acts and start to hurt other people in retaliation,” Chester asserted.

“Our real world motive is to minimize violence and to reduce aggressive behaviour. The most common form of that is revenge.”

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Reasons why girls fall for guys who play ‘Guitar’

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New Delhi, Aug 20: Ask any woman; at least 9 out of every 10 women would agree that a guy who plays guitar is attractive compared to the average man.

Yes, women tend to have a crush on the guy who plays guitar, confirms a study . Some women openly admit that they would love to date a guy who has music sense.

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Maybe, women perceive such men as poetic, caring, compassionate, affectionate and passionate. God knows what. Let us speculate on the reasons here.

Here’s a list of reasons why women find men incredibly sexy and attractive, when they know how to play the guitar;

Reason #1:

Playing guitar needs some level of intelligence and talent. So, the guy who plays guitar surely comes across as talented and skilful.

Reason #2:

Men who play guitar are sort of a perfectionist. They are very particular about things in their life in general. The right chord, the right pitch, the right music, the right rhythm etc. They may not know something about everything, but they will definitely know everything about something.

Reason #3:

A guy who plays the guitar can easily attract others in a group without trying hard. He can also fill the air with positive energy and that makes people flock towards him. Women like men who can engage a group.

Reason #4:

Just like the way they play with the guitar, they might just string the right chord in your heart too.

Reason #5:

It silently speaks volumes about their passion for things. Louder than words is the sound of it.

Reason #6:

Music induces a positive effect on their mind, therefore, the likeliness of the bond between the two increases.

Reason #7:

A guitar can make anyone look cool like a rock star. There is something energetic and attractive about a man carrying the guitar.

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When Vajpayee heartily relished South Indian cuisine

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Atal Bihar Vajpaeee

Way back in February 2006, when the former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was conferred the “8th SIES-Sri Chandrasekarendra Saraswathi National Eminence Award” he could not travel to Mumbai owing to certain health issues.

He suggested to Mumbai South Indian Education Society (SIES) President V. Shankar to hold the function at his New Delhi residence, and also made a surprise special request – “to organise the best of South Indian cuisine dishes for the evening”.

Since Vajpayee was known to be a connoisseur of good food, the SIES authorities rushed to comply and ordered the choicest of the delicacies from the Saravana Bhavan, Connaught Place, in the capital.

“He relished the food immensely that evening, and seemed to have had a little more than his normal intake,” reminisced SIES spokesperson K. A. Viswanathan on Friday.

In fact, Vajpayee later expressed surprise that such delicious South Indian food was available in the heart of New Delhi about which “he was not aware”, and wanted to know how many waiters had come from that restaurant to serve for the evening.

“He magnanimously assembled all the eight boys on the lawns for a group photo session with him, followed by individual shots with each of them. Then, he called for Rs 100 currency notes, autographed each of them and presented them to all the excited servers,” Viswanathan said.

The boys were thrilled and overjoyed when Vajpayee smiled and decided to have “one more cup of nice South Indian filter coffee” with all of them before they left the venue.

During the formal award ceremony, of the several mementos presented to him, was a portrait of Vajpayee sketched by a Class I student of SIES School.

The late Prime Minister was highly impressed and wanted to know who had done that sketch.

After the SIES authorities informed that it was a young student Nirman Olwe, Vajpayee immediately said he wanted to meet him and asked that the student should be brought along with his parents to New Delhi.

A few weeks later, the boy accompanied by his grandmother who was also a teacher in the same school, his mother and Shankar, went to the capital and Vajpayee warmly received them.

He presented a return memento to the delighted boy who cherishes those memories till today, Viswanathan said.

Now grown up, that little boy from Antop Hill area of central Mumbai, completed his schooling, HSC and is now pursuing engineering studies.

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Horan, Steinfeld make romance public

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Los Angeles, Aug 18 (IANS) Former One Direction star Niall Horan and actress Hailee Steinfeld were spotted kissing here marking their first public display of affection since romance speculation started in February.

The two, who have kept their romance largely under wraps, coordinated in white T-shirts and sunglasses, reports people.com.

As they walked to restaurant Target, Steinfeld, 21, hung her arm around Horan, 24, as they shared a smooch.

The two continued to indulge in some public display of affection as they waited for the elevator.

Six months before their outing on Thursday, the couple was spotted together for the first time singing and dancing at a Backstreet Boys show in Las Vegas, but a source told people.com at the time that the actress was newly single and not ready to jump into a new relationship.

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