Got kids? Worried they aren't popular? Turns out, you should probably be more concerned if they are.
Apparently, what makes people unpopular in the hallways of high school--primarily an unwillingness to conform--tends to translate into success as an adult.
Check out Alexandra Robbins' The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth: Popularity, Quirk Theory and Why Outsiders Thrive After High School (Hyperion, 2011).
So, young geeks, rejoice! What makes you a total freak now is quite likely your key to a golden future. Later on down the line, your lives will kick ass, while the cool kids will be sucking it.