The 21st century is truly an amazing time to be alive. We’ve got nanotechnology, genetic engineering, robot vacuums that leave our household floors spotless; but it’s not all rainbows and lollipops. Improving one thing often comes at the expense of something else, and the more knowledge we seem to accumulate about the world around us, the easier it becomes to point out all the glaring flaws of the human condition that still stain modern society. Not sure what we’re talking about yet? Read on and find out.
12. Silver Medalists Feel Worse About Their Accomplishments Than Bronze Medalists
Cornell University researchers learned that silver medalists feel the sting of missing out on gold, whereas bronze winners are more likely to concentrate on the fact that they nearly went home empty handed. So basically, silver medalists feel jilted while bronze medalists feel lucky to have placed.http://galleryhip.com/olympic-silver-medals-2012.html Source: Galleryhip.com