At 1.88m tall and tipping the scales at 107kg (according to an AFP story), Donald Trump is one of the tallest and heaviest presidents in recent US history. Barack Obama measured 1.85m and hit the scale at a measly 79kg. Pope Francis noticed this when he met Trump at the Vatican on Wednesday, asking Trump’s wife Melania: "What do you feed him on? Potica?" Potica is a calorie-heavy cake from Melanie’s native Slovenia pronounced "potteezza", AFP reported. Trump took the quip in good spirit and did not ask the pope what his favourite holy book was, nor did he respond that His Holiness must be mad to make such a comment. Smart folk may have lofty genes Meanwhile, researchers have discovered 40 new genes for the intelligence trait, finding that many of the people who possess these are tall, thin and nonsmokers. Scientists hope the findings can provide new biological insights into brain function and understanding and help to define the genetic component of IQ. It is believed that up to tho...

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