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[–] L3D [S] 0 points 6 points (+6|-0) ago 

So this guy, Ossi Saarinen placed some nuts in a tiny shopping cart and waited few hours for a squirrel to be just in right spot to get this pic. Took quite a few pictures while trying to get this picture. Story in Finnish here https://m.iltalehti.fi/kotimaa/201712282200632396_u0.shtml

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[–] snurfle 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Darn. I was going to guess Staples.

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[–] KrakenCentaur 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

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[–] 11476700 3 points -3 points (+0|-3) ago 

HIGH AVERAGE IQ, HIGHER RATE OF GIFTED OFFSPRING THAN NATIVES DUE TO SELECTION

Indian Americans place at about 112 on a bell-shaped IQ distribution, with white Americans at 100. 112 is the 79th percentile of the white distribution. For more context, consider that Ashkenazi Jews are a famously intelligent ethnic group, and their mean IQ is somewhere around 110.

Forbes

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Indian-Americans, Jews (particularly Ashkenazi Jews), and northeast Asians are consistently overrepresented in U.S. samples of gifted children

The American Conservative

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The IQ of Indian immigrants is also high, which suggests that the United States enjoys positive selection from that part of the world (p.57)

IQ and Immigration Policy, Harvard dissertation presented to The Department of Public Policy

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the average IQ of Indian immigrants to the US is an Ashkenazi Jewish-like 112.

The Unz Review

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Indian SAT test takers an average score of 1029, which translates to an IQ of 110.84 compared to a white SAT of 934 which translates to an IQ of 103.96.

The Alternative Hypothesis

Arthur Hu's Index of Diversity

SAT I to IQ Estimator


IQ CORRELATED TO INCOME, EDUCATION, OCCUPATION

[IQ is an] explanation for differences in achievement or success... predictor of future success as in school, training and occupational selection

National Center for Biotechnology Information

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[IQ] strong statistical predictor of multiple future life outcomes - income, education level

Forbes


HIGHEST AVERAGE INCOME, 2X AVG

  • Median household income by ethnicity: Indian-Americans rank first at 107k followed by Jewish-Americans at 97k.

Wikipedia

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The median household income for Indian immigrants in 2015 was much higher than that of the overall foreign- and native-born populations. Households headed by Indian immigrants had a median income of $107,000,

Migration Policy

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But the most striking distinction may be their economic status: Indian-American households have the single highest income level of any group in the country — more than twice as high as the general US population.

Columbia Business School


MOST-EDUCATED DEMOGRAPHIC

[Indian-Americans] are by far the best educated group in the country — roughly three times more India-born residents have college degrees than the general population.

Columbia Business School

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Indian immigrants tend to have much higher educational attainment compared to both the foreign- and native-born populations. In 2013, 76 percent of Indian immigrants (ages 25 and over) had a bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to 28 percent of all immigrants over 25 and 30 percent of native-born adults.

Migration Policy

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70% of Indian Americans aged 25 and older had college degrees in 2010, by far the highest rate among the six Asian-American groups studied and 2.5 times the rate among the overall U.S. population.

Pew Research

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most educated diaspora in the country.

Forbes


OVER-REPRESENTED IN MEDICINE

Indians, whether native or foreign born, had a much higher rate of physicians per 100,000 persons in the work force than any other ethnic group. Overall, their rate was an astounding 5,793 per 100,000 Indians in the work force (i.e., almost 6 percent of Indian workers in the United States are doctors). Only "other Asians," with 3,036 per 100,000 adults, were remotely close.

  • Second highest demographic of American doctors after non-Hispanic whites.

Center for Immigration Studies

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in both the 1970s and 1980s, Patel topped this list as the most common last name among all physicians. Patel is now officially the last name most frequently preceded by “Dr.”

Doximity

AND OTHER HIGH IQ OCCUPATIONS

Despite constituting less than 1% of the U.S. population, Indian-Americans are 3% of the nation's engineers, 7% of its IT workers and 8% of its physicians and surgeons.

Forbes

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[Indian-Americans] have dominated the medical, engineering and computer science industries for decades

Forbes


TECH SECTOR

(accurate as of October 2017)

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A joint Duke University – UC Berkeley study revealed that Indian immigrants have founded more engineering and technology companies from 1995 to 2005 than immigrants from the UK, China, Taiwan and Japan combined.

Indolink

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There are 89,000 Indians living in Silicon Valley, according to the Migration Policy Institute, with most of the families involved in the tech industry. Another 86,000 Indians live in San Francisco and Oakland.

by 2012, nearly 16% of start-ups in Silicon Valley had an Indian co-founder even though Indians represented just 6% of the region's population. The figure for Indian start-ups is even higher in some areas, such as business software.

The LA Times

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Another pioneering web service, Hotmail, was founded by an Indian technology talent who emigrated to the US in the 1980s.

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Vic Gundotra, who is known as Google’s social tsar and the man behind the Google+ social network.

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Born in 1982 in Pune, India, Ruchi Sanghvi became Facebook’s first female engineer, joining the social network in 2005.

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[Padmasree] Warrior became a senior vice president and Motorola’s chief technology officer, before being promoted to executive vice president in 2005. Under her tenure, Motorola won the National Medal of Technology from the President of the United States for the first time in 2004.

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Shantanu Narayen, born in 1963 in Hyderabad, India, currently serves as Adobe Systems chief executive; a software and services company the develops the world famous Photoshop among other products.

The Guardian

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After a six-months-long search, Microsoft has handed responsibility for its future to Satya Nadella, who replaces Steve Ballmer and becomes only the third chief executive in the company's nearly four-decade-long history.

The Scientific American

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Indian immigrants leading companies such as Adobe Systems, Nokia, Global Foundries and Mastercard

The LA Times

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[–] Liber 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Have you got an Indian fetish?

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[–] NegativeBherofriend 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

Regular people see nuts but those with the right kind of eyes see the shopping trolley. Apathy robs a man of his vision of the extraordinary.

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[–] L3D [S] 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

When you go shopping, you might use a shopping trolly, but you are not supposed to take that trolley home. Unlikely that that squirrel was so inconsiderate to take the trolley too.

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[–] NegativeBherofriend 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

I have seen the shopping trolleys of fallen men in rivers. But never one of that size. What the squirrels know, man might not ever be privy to.

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[–] worthmore 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Is it bad that the first thing I envisioned before clicking was NSFW?

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[–] L3D [S] 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Yes, nsfw squirrels? And in v/aww sub of all places...

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[–] TMVNgoMongHung 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

wow, so cute, I love that little creature, I love animals

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[–] Pawn 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

squirrels often have this stupid look where they are like food? but also they are looking out for predators.