Eddie Rodriguez, for Cracked.com, wrote an amusing, yet interesting, article titled 5 Unexpected Downsides of Intelligence. It was interesting, but you know how cracked.com articles can be: playfully funny at first look, with some reading between the lines heavily demanded. So I decided to examine the five traits in a more–perhaps the best way to put it would be conservative–manner (not using expletives, that is, for I absolutely detest them!)
#5. YOU ARE TURNING NOCTURNAL!
You tend to stay up late into the nights, have erratic sleeping habits (much like my podcasting) and awaken late in the mornings.
Perhaps this is because the largely daytime-livers who make up almost all of the human population disturb you when the Sun is around. The night gives you calm to study or finish that Rubick’s cube in 19 moves or whatever it is that you are planning to do.
But staying late into the night has its own problems that outweigh its advantages. Most birds, much like humans, prefer to arise early in the morning and start singing (save the owls which are more intelligent for they are nocturnal? Not really!)
And yet, you are not the same as an