Would You Rather Be Beautiful Or Brilliant?

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It’s one of those questions that comes up over drinks with girlfriends. You’ve heard it before: Would you rather be smart or pretty?

According to a survey of over 2000 women between the ages of 18 and 34, taken earlier this year, women are leaning towards intelligence. When given the hypothetical choice between winning America’s Next Top Model or a Nobel Prize, 75% prefer the latter.

The same amount of women said they’d be willing to shave their head if it would save a stranger’s life. However, you may want to question your best friend’s loyalty: over a quarter of women would hex their BFF with lifelong obesity if it meant they themselves could be thin.

Luckily, as many contemporaneously intelligent and gorgeous women prove every day, there’s no need to choose between beauty and brilliance. But just for fun, tell us what you’d pick by leaving a comment below…

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