Vesta’s Deep Grooves Could Be “Stretch Marks” From Impact
In Vesta’s case, the faults likely may have come from whatever major collision created the enormous central peak that rises almost three times the height of Mt ... Vesta isn’t officially classified as a dwarf planet because its shape isn’t spherical ...
The tall tale of James ‘The Irish Giant’ . . .
Jim has been delving into the archives to see if Jimmy Allender and the dwarf General Tom Thumb appeared on stage ... By his 20s he had reached a height of about seven and a half feet – some reports give nearer eight feet. Jimmy was a familiar figure ...
I’m a Short Guy
It’s hard enough trying to explain to people the realities of height discrimination ... up being classified as “bitches” whose dedication is seen as a form of psychosis rather than that of admirable drive and ambition. In the case of short men ...
Height, weight bias seen as latest discrimination
Hamre, who is 5 feet 3 inches tall, told state legislators today that he was walking down a street one day when a motorist shouted at him, "Hey, midget. I hate people like ... of a bill that would add weight and height to the state's anti-discrimination ...
In The land of dwarfs, the one in platform shoes is king
I can see that a person who is, say, four foot nine (and before anyone pounces on me for disparaging small people, my maternal grandmother was about that height, though she more ... that “dwarfs” should not be classified as disabled people.