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Nice Guys Finish Last

Bad boys are considered the coolest



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    James Dean is still considered one of the coolest.

    Don't blame the cool guys. Cool is in their genes.

    Michigan State University researchers gave about 200 male college students a chance to get to know each other.  Then the students ranked who they liked best in the group.  All the popular guys had a gene that scientists associate with rule-breaking behavior.

    The experts say the gene pre-disposed them to break rules. And their bad behavior made them more popular.