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New research has found women with short, curvy torsos and long, slender legs possess the body type most attractive to men.

To conduct the study, a British research team used a high-tech 3-D body scanner to present participants with full-size, color-neutral, headless human forms.

Previous research into preferred body types had relied on building models with measurements from calipers, which are prone to human error and miss important 3-D aspects of size and shape.

The same study found the ideal male form is tall and broad-shouldered with a long torso and short, stout legs. Unfortunately, a rounded, keg-like abdomen did not make the list of desired attributes.

In related news, sports photographers are apparently more interested in butts, than torsos and legs. We found that out while compiling these egregious beach volleyball photos ...

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