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DigitalVision/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — If you were teased for being a smarty pants in school, don’t worry. Studies have shown smarter people live longer, by a little bit. But as for why, a new study finds it’s likely genetic.

Published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, the study examined data from over 7,000 sets of twins of different ages from different genetic registries, all of whom have died. All of the twins had taken IQ tests, so researchers knew those results as well.

What they found, according to researcher Rosalind Arden, was “the small relationship between intelligence and life span was almost all genetic.”

Researchers admit that their data might be skewed, since the participants took their IQ tests when they were middle in age, as opposed to when they were younger, when their cognitive abilities may have been sharper.

So what does it mean, in practical terms? One interpretation is even if you make healthy life choices and have the money to afford better healthcare, it helps to be smarter — but ultimately, it’s all in the genes.

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Jared Wickerham/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Internet decided to have a bit of fun with quarterback Tom Brady’s courtroom sketch this week, launching hilarious memes from inserting it into Picasso paintings to comparing him to Quasimodo and Jim Carey’s character in The Mask movie.

Courtroom artist Jane Rosenberg, who has had an illustrious career for 35 years with thousands of sketches under her belt, had no idea this one rendition of the famous football player would make her a social media sensation.

Quite possibly the best part about this entire situation, however, is that Rosenberg didn’t even know who Brady was.

“I didn’t know who Tom Brady was,” she admitted on ABC News’ Good Morning America Friday. “I’m sorry. I looked it up on the Internet to see who Tom Brady was. I’m embarrassed, but I’m just not a football fan.”

She also didn’t know what a meme was until a few days ago when her work was transformed into instant meme magic tied to the NFL “Deflategate” scandal.

“It’s hard to believe,” she explained. “I didn’t know what a meme was until a couple of days ago. I just learned that word.”

Rosenberg says it’s “hard to sketch beautiful people in a very short period of time.”

“There’s a lot of subtle things about their face that it’s hard to capture,” she said.

Despite his attractiveness in real life, “He wasn’t looking beautiful in court,” Rosenberg added of the star New England Patriots player. “It’s not a happy place. I think everybody was looking a little down. He spent most of the time looking down. But it’s hard to show somebody looking beautiful very quick.”

The limited time frame in which she had to get the sketches done contributed to her image that people found so funny.

“First of all, I didn’t have a clue how long; I could have had just a few minutes, so I had to hurry up and get it because it could have ended any minute,” she said. “And that’s the way it is. He could have just walked out. They could have settled and I could have had just a few minutes. I didn’t know, so I had to hurry and draw it.”

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ChenRobert/iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Tesla Motors filed paperwork for an upcoming stock offering in an effort to help expand its business and aid in production of its Model 3 electric-powered vehicles.

With the offering price set at a maximum of $242 per share, the company expects to sell nearly 2.7 million shares with underwriters — including J.P. Morgan, Wells Fargo Securities, Morgan Stanley, Goldman, Sachs & Co., BofA Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank Securities — holding the option to purchase an additional 404,239 shares. The company estimates proceeds of $642 million after expenses.

Tesla hopes to use the proceeds to accelerate the growth of its U.S. and international business, including its Supercharger network, and to pay for the development and production of the Model 3 and the Tesla Gigafactory.

Company CEO Elon Musk plans to purchase $20 million worth of stock, the filings add.

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Warner Bros.(LOS ANGELES) — Here’s a look at the new movies opening nationwide Friday:

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. — In the adaptation of the classic spy series, Armie Hammer plays Illya Kuryakin, a Russian spy in the ’60s who teams up with an American spy to work for an international espionage agency, the United Network Command for Law and Enforcement, or U.N.C.L.E. Superman actor Henry Cavill co-stars as the American spy, Napoleon Solo. Rated PG-13.

Straight Outta Compton — The biopic documents the rise of the influential rap group N.W.A., whose members included Ice Cube, Dr. Dre and Eazy-E. O’Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchellstar. Rated R.

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Photo by Ayhan Mehmet/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(ATHENS, Greece) — The Greek parliament on Friday approved drafted terms for a bailout after hours of talks, ahead of a Friday meeting of Eurozone leaders in Brussels.

BBC News reports that the terms received 222 votes of support in the Greek parliament, as well as 64 votes against and 11 abstentions. Greece currently faces an August 20 deadline to repay 3.2 billion euros to the European Central Bank.

The bailout, BBC News adds, would be the third in five years for Greece. The approved proposal reportedly involves tax increases and spending cuts.

Eurozone leaders will have to approve the proposal. On Thursday, a statement made by the European Commission said that the group is “committed to continue working with the Greek authorities on all aspects of this agreement.”

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jkauffeld/iStock/Thinkstock(MIDPINES, Calif.) — A 67-year-old man is recovering after he fought off a bear that attacked him outside his northern California home, officials said.

The bear was rummaging through a bag of trash outside a house in Midpines, California, west of the Yosemite National Park, when a man walked outside and startled it, said California Department of Fish and Wildlife Warden Chris Stoots.

The victim, Larry Yepez, told ABC affiliate KFSN the bear jumped on him and bit him.

Yepez said he punched the bear, but the animal latched onto his arm and wouldn’t let go.

“It’s unreal,” Yepez told KFSN. “He was right on top of me.”

Yepez said he ran into the house to escape and then drove himself to the hospital.

He suffered puncture wounds to his legs, stomach, arms, hand and feet, Stoots said. He was later released from the hospital.

Officials including officers from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife were at the scene Thursday searching for the bear, Stoots said.

Yepez described the bear as small. “It was just a cub,” he said.

If the bear is caught, it will likely be euthanized given the severity of the attack and the extent of the injuries, said Stoots.

The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office also confirmed the attack and said an aggressive animal public safety warning was issued in the area.

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jkauffeld/iStock/Thinkstock(MIDPINES, Calif.) — A 67-year-old man is recovering after he fought off a bear that attacked him outside his northern California home, officials said.

The bear was rummaging through a bag of trash outside a house in Midpines, California, west of the Yosemite National Park, when a man walked outside and startled it, said California Department of Fish and Wildlife Warden Chris Stoots.

The victim, Larry Yepez, told ABC affiliate KFSN the bear jumped on him and bit him.

Yepez said he punched the bear, but the animal latched onto his arm and wouldn’t let go.

“It’s unreal,” Yepez told KFSN. “He was right on top of me.”

Yepez said he ran into the house to escape and then drove himself to the hospital.

He suffered puncture wounds to his legs, stomach, arms, hand and feet, Stoots said. He was later released from the hospital.

Officials including officers from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife were at the scene Thursday searching for the bear, Stoots said.

Yepez described the bear as small. “It was just a cub,” he said.

If the bear is caught, it will likely be euthanized given the severity of the attack and the extent of the injuries, said Stoots.

The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office also confirmed the attack and said an aggressive animal public safety warning was issued in the area.

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STR/AFP/Getty Images(TIANJIN, China) — Dramatic new YouTube video shows the series of explosions that rocked Tianjin, China and killed dozens.

The video, posted by Daniel Van Duren, was taped from less than 1km away from the twin blasts that rocked the port town at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to a description on the page.

According to Van Duren’s YouTube page, he was on top of his 33-story apartment building when the blasts began.

“It was like watching a nuclear bomb go off in front of us!!” the post on the page says.

In the video onlookers can be heard exclaiming at the series of blasts, which send debris shooting out like fireworks.

Van Duren wrote that the blasts devastated his building along with many others.

“So we had to run down the whole 33 levels and escape,” he wrote.

The explosions, which left at least 50 dead, including 12 firefighters, according to the Tianjin government, also injured more than 700.

There were scenes of devastation around Tianjin, including a field of cars that were burned out and windows blown out in the area.

Tianjin, China’s fifth largest city, is the maritime gateway to Beijing.

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STR/AFP/Getty Images(TIANJIN, China) — Dramatic new YouTube video shows the series of explosions that rocked Tianjin, China and killed dozens.

The video, posted by Daniel Van Duren, was taped from less than 1km away from the twin blasts that rocked the port town at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to a description on the page.

According to Van Duren’s YouTube page, he was on top of his 33-story apartment building when the blasts began.

“It was like watching a nuclear bomb go off in front of us!!” the post on the page says.

In the video onlookers can be heard exclaiming at the series of blasts, which send debris shooting out like fireworks.

Van Duren wrote that the blasts devastated his building along with many others.

“So we had to run down the whole 33 levels and escape,” he wrote.

The explosions, which left at least 50 dead, including 12 firefighters, according to the Tianjin government, also injured more than 700.

There were scenes of devastation around Tianjin, including a field of cars that were burned out and windows blown out in the area.

Tianjin, China’s fifth largest city, is the maritime gateway to Beijing.

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MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(ANDERSON, S.C.) — Rick Perry may have run out of money to pay his presidential campaign staff. But Thursday night — four years to the day after he launched his first presidential campaign, awash in money and acclaim — he vowed that did not matter.

“This is a long game, and I tell folks I’m in it to win,” Perry, the former Texas governor who is running for the Republican nomination, said after a town hall meeting in Anderson, South Carolina. “We’ll be back on track.”

In a way, he might be right.

While Perry’s campaign raised just $1.08 million through the end of June — putting him near the bottom of the pack of then-declared candidates — a trio of pro-Perry Super PACs brought in around $16.8 million by early July, more than those backing most other candidates.

Super PACs, groups that cannot coordinate with campaigns but that can receive uncapped contributions, have been fueling this campaign cycle by sponsoring events and building out candidates’ ground games in early-voting states, as in the case of Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and businesswoman Carly Fiorina, both Republicans.

“We would welcome any involvement by the Super PACs to help us,” Jamie Johnson, Perry’s senior director in Iowa, told ABC News. “And I think any campaign would say the same thing.”

Austin Barbour, a Republican operative advising the pro-Perry groups, told ABC News that they have known since Perry’s low fundraising numbers became public last month that his groups would have to “diversify” their operations to pick up the slack — and aimed to do “everything that we can that’s legal.”

That amounts to hiring staff in Iowa — Barbour said he has two people in place already — knocking on doors, calling voters, paying for advertisements — and, in essence, carrying out the campaign Perry might run if he had the money.

One of the groups, which all have “Opportunity and Freedom PAC” in their name, hosted him at a forum last month. They have paid for advertising to try to raise his national poll numbers and propel him to the first GOP debate’s main stage — albeit unsuccessfully.

But the Super PACs cannot hire Perry’s staff should they decide to stop working on a volunteer basis — all except one have stayed on board, his campaign manager said Tuesday — since federal regulations impose a 120-day cooling-off period on former staffers.

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