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Tall Clubs are a great way to meet new people and to socialize in a tall-friendly environment so we put together a Tall Club Directory to help you find one close by.

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Tallest In The World?

The average American man is currently about 5-feet-9-inches tall and the average American woman is 5-feet-4-inches tall. Of course there are many contenders for the title, tallest in the world and we do our best to keep track of them.

Flying While Tall

Flying While Tall

As airlines run fuller flights and air travel is more stressful for everyone, tall passengers are getting squeezed (literally) from all sides, so we’ve put together some helpful tips for flying while tall.

 

 

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Preparing for holiday travel

Preparing for holiday travel

November 4th, 2012

I hope you learned from last year’s tall travel nightmare and avoided Spirit Airlines this year,[...]

5 Keys To Successful Product Returns

5 Keys To Successful Product Returns

November 25th, 2011

I think the majority of tall shoppers have had to deal with enough mail order and Web shopping by no[...]

Holiday Gift Ideas For Tall Women

Holiday Gift Ideas For Tall Women

November 23rd, 2011

A lot of gals can be difficult to shop for. Tall women, even more so. Since it’s really the thought [...]

Hanukkah Gift Ideas

Hanukkah Gift Ideas

November 23rd, 2011

If you’re looking for height specific gift ideas, check out our Holiday Gift Series: Holiday Gifts F[...]

Holiday Gift Ideas For Tall Men

Holiday Gift Ideas For Tall Men

November 23rd, 2011

A lot of guys can be difficult to shop for. Tall guys, even more so. Since it’s really the thought t[...]

Holiday Party: Find A Dress & Shoes – Fast

Holiday Party: Find A Dress & Shoes – Fast

November 13th, 2011

In case you missed these previously posted spotlights, I checked all the links and updated them to h[...]

A Great Neck Tie Knot For Taller Guys

A Great Neck Tie Knot For Taller Guys

November 12th, 2011

Variously attributed to Jerry Pratt, a US Chamber of Commerce employee or Don Shelby, a Minneapolis [...]

End Tall Travel Turmoil

End Tall Travel Turmoil

November 11th, 2011

In addition to all the basic travel services they provide like booking tickets and accommodations, t[...]

3 reasons tall brands need a G+ presence

3 reasons tall brands need a G+ presence

November 9th, 2011

Google took a big step toward becoming a social branding channel by launching Google Plus Pages for [...]

UK: Holiday Party Dress

UK: Holiday Party Dress

November 6th, 2011

If you’re a powerless magpie for anything shimmery then you’ll love this Stone Sequin Dress from Min[...]

Height Bias: Vertical Divide – Celebrity Style

Height Bias: Vertical Divide – Celebrity Style

November 1st, 2011

Because of the bell curve used to compare height, 90% of the population is somewhere between 5 ft 4 [...]

Tall Travel Plans

Tall Travel Plans

November 1st, 2011

A great resource to find great deals on air travel is Airfare Watchdog, the low airfare alert site t[...]

Tall Woman’s Style: Tips For Tall Woman

Tall Woman’s Style: Tips For Tall Woman

October 23rd, 2011

The best thing you can do to look great is Don’t slouch – it will make even the most gorgeous clothe[...]

Trouble-Free Trolley For Tall Shoppers

Trouble-Free Trolley For Tall Shoppers

October 23rd, 2011

Ever picked a supermarket shopping cart or as they say in the UK, a trolley, that seemed to have a m[...]

Halloween costume ideas for tall women

Halloween costume ideas for tall women

October 23rd, 2011

These days its fun and festive and sometimes expected to get dressed up for a themed party – in many[...]

Halloween costume ideas for tall men

Halloween costume ideas for tall men

October 23rd, 2011

These days its fun and festive and sometimes expected to get dressed up for a themed party – in many[...]

Tall Woman’s Style: Size Chart Secrets

Tall Woman’s Style: Size Chart Secrets

October 23rd, 2011

Savvy shoppers have known for decades that manufacturers are basically left to their own devices whe[...]

Tall Man’s Style: Size Chart Secrets

Tall Man’s Style: Size Chart Secrets

October 23rd, 2011

Savvy shoppers have known for decades that manufacturers are basically left to their own devices whe[...]

Tall Man’s Style: Finding a Fit That Flatters

Tall Man’s Style: Finding a Fit That Flatters

October 23rd, 2011

Well fitting clothes are important for anyone interested in looking his or her best. For taller men [...]

Online Shopping Tips For Tall Women

Online Shopping Tips For Tall Women

October 23rd, 2011

Holli is an online shopper. As a writer for The Tall Blog she says, “It’s gotten to be a little ridi[...]

Tall Tech: Shopping Assistant Apps

Tall Tech: Shopping Assistant Apps

October 23rd, 2011

When it comes to shopping offline and especially for holiday shopping, most people already have a sm[...]

Making more room for a taller driver? Beware

Making more room for a taller driver? Beware

October 23rd, 2011

You can void your car’s warranty even if the dealer suggests it or makes the modifications for you. [...]

Fashion Blogs for Tall Men

Fashion Blogs for Tall Men

October 23rd, 2011

With so many fashion blogs on the Web, it takes some time to weed through all of them so the Height [...]

Fashion Blogs for Tall Women

Fashion Blogs for Tall Women

October 23rd, 2011

With so many fashion blogs on the Web, it takes some time to weed through all of them so the Height [...]

Sikh-ing Tall Political Action

Sikh-ing Tall Political Action

October 23rd, 2011

After reading a Times of India article (Reprinted Below) about the Bush Administration’s plans to me[...]

Tall Politics: NBA Ergonomics Explored

Tall Politics: NBA Ergonomics Explored

October 23rd, 2011

As the world’s largest employer of exceptionally tall people, the National Basketball Association (N[...]

Including Height & Weight in anti-discrimination laws.

Including Height & Weight in anti-discrimination laws.

October 23rd, 2011

Girth appears to have been more the cause of discrimination and the media dubbed it the ‘fat ordinan[...]

Tall people to be denied the vote?

Tall people to be denied the vote?

October 23rd, 2011

Prosecutor Larry Jegley says the new, electronic touch-screen voting machines’ computer screen skews[...]

Taller Dating Tips: Yelp

Taller Dating Tips: Yelp

October 22nd, 2011

If you’re new in town or just looking to cast a wider net, click over to Yelp, the social review sit[...]

U.S. Tall Clubs Directory

U.S. Tall Clubs Directory

October 22nd, 2011

Tall clubs are a great way to get out and meet some cool taller people.

Attending a mixer or spec[...]

Tall Tales Of Online Dating

Tall Tales Of Online Dating

October 22nd, 2011

These “White Lies” include making themselves an inch or so taller or trimming a few pounds, as well [...]

Going The Distance – Tips For Tall Couples In Long Distnace Relationships

Going The Distance – Tips For Tall Couples In Long Distnace Relationships

October 15th, 2011

Long-distance couples may include partnerships where one or both partners are business travelers, de[...]

5 Points To Finding A Good Fit For Tall Drivers

5 Points To Finding A Good Fit For Tall Drivers

October 12th, 2011

Torso length, inseam and weight are unique for every tall driver, but there are several key areas to[...]

Tall drivers have less leg room in SUV’s and full-size trucks

Tall drivers have less leg room in SUV’s and full-size trucks

October 12th, 2011

Many buyers opt for SUVs and full-size cars to get more interior space. But much of that extra space[...]

Everyone gets shorter with age

Everyone gets shorter with age

October 11th, 2011

Height loss is a natural part of aging — some people start shrinking slightly as early as 30. Losing[...]

Tallest Athletes on Twitter

Tallest Athletes on Twitter

October 11th, 2011

Twitter is a great way to keep track of all your favorite tall athletes.

A Few Of Our Fav[...]

2012 Olympics: UK’s “Sporting Giants” Initiative

2012 Olympics: UK’s “Sporting Giants” Initiative

October 11th, 2011

Britain’s most successful Olympian 6ft5 Sir Steve Redgrave and UK Sport teamed up with the UK’s Mini[...]

Traveling While Tall

Traveling While Tall

October 10th, 2011

Lots of people hate the hassles that come with travelling. This is particularly true at holiday time[...]

Tall Flyer’s Upgrade Secrets Revealed

Tall Flyer’s Upgrade Secrets Revealed

October 10th, 2011

Check-in agents and gate agents sometimes have discretionary upgrades available to move passengers f[...]

Rider Height Requirements at Disneyland Resort

Rider Height Requirements at Disneyland Resort

October 10th, 2011

If you or your kids are first time visitors you may be shocked to discover height minimums required [...]

Taller Skateboarding – Get Rolling!

Taller Skateboarding – Get Rolling!

October 10th, 2011

Today skateboarding is more popular and a lot more accessible than it has ever been at any point in [...]

Tall Footballers to Watch at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa

Tall Footballers to Watch at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa

October 10th, 2011

While most Americans barely pay attention to the sport and the vast majority of people around the wo[...]

Playing Tall Beyond Basketball

Playing Tall Beyond Basketball

October 10th, 2011

The NBA has done a brilliant job of marketing basketball around the world over the years as the best[...]

Tallest in Late 1800′s America?

Tallest in Late 1800′s America?

October 10th, 2011

These results contradict the modern image of American Indians as being sickly victims succumbing to [...]

Tallest By Sport

Tallest By Sport

October 10th, 2011

While not a fully comprehensive list, we’ve done our best to find the tallest athletes in a variety [...]

Investigating President Lincoln’s Height

Investigating President Lincoln’s Height

October 10th, 2011

MINNEAPOLIS – Historians have long puzzled over whether Abraham Lincoln might have had a genetic dis[...]

Tall Women More Likely to Have Twins

Tall Women More Likely to Have Twins

October 10th, 2011

Taller women have more of an insulin-like growth factor that has been linked to height and to the ra[...]

Stretch Out

Stretch Out

October 10th, 2011

Stretching should never be painful – Hold stretches in a comfortable position – Don’t bounce, keep y[...]

Alexander Technique

Alexander Technique

October 10th, 2011

This technique was devised by Frederick Matthias Alexander, a Tasmanian actor with a love of Shakesp[...]

Basic Components of Ergonomic Seating

Basic Components of Ergonomic Seating

October 10th, 2011

When picking out an office chair remember these six points:

I. Casters & Base

Use a chair with[...]

Proper ergonomics can keep your back healthy

Proper ergonomics can keep your back healthy

October 10th, 2011

The muscles in the back are unlike many other muscles in your body— they are almost always in use. T[...]

Exercise for a Healthy Back

Exercise for a Healthy Back

October 10th, 2011

If you suffer from back pain try strengthening your core.

Stability balls have been used for deca[...]

The Back Page

The Back Page

October 10th, 2011

One of the most bothersome and often debilitating pains a person can be afflicted with is back pain.[...]

Flying While Tall

Flying While Tall

October 9th, 2011

The Great Recession is having a devastating effect on taller passengers as airlines pinch pennies to[...]

Boxing’s Biggest Champion Ever

Boxing’s Biggest Champion Ever

October 9th, 2011

MOSCOW — In any boxing club, sweat is part of the ambience, but in Russia, the sweat factor usually [...]

Taller Athletes Are Faster

Taller Athletes Are Faster

October 9th, 2011

At first glance, it may not make sense that bigger athletes would be faster. However, Jordan Charles[...]

Round-Up: Aloha Shirts For Tall Men

Round-Up: Aloha Shirts For Tall Men

October 9th, 2011

Aloha prints were popularized by Olympic swimming champion and inventor of the modern sport of sur[...]

Spotlight: Friedman’s Shoes

Spotlight: Friedman’s Shoes

October 9th, 2011

Shaquille O’Neal (size 22D) has been a customer since he was 14. Don King spent $64,100 on a spree[...]

Eating Alone While Travelling

Eating Alone While Travelling

October 9th, 2011

Dining solo can be immensely pleasurable or incredibly daunting, depending on your temperament and[...]

Tall Friendly Hotels

Tall Friendly Hotels

October 9th, 2011

Standing out above the rest

The only hotel chain that seems to have specifically staked out the[...]

Tall on TV: Dr. Phil Tackles Growing Up Tall

Tall on TV: Dr. Phil Tackles Growing Up Tall

October 9th, 2011

Two members of the U.S. Women’s National Volleyball team, 6 ft 7 in Tayyiba Haneef-Park (200 cm) a[...]

Tall on TV: Martha Stewart’s Tall Show

Tall on TV: Martha Stewart’s Tall Show

October 9th, 2011

The Martha Stewart Show aired a tall themed episode in February 2010 which they called, “The Tall [...]

Film: Superhuman: Giants

Film: Superhuman: Giants

October 9th, 2011

Whether in Britain, America, China or Ukraine, this film shines a spotlight on the lives of some o[...]

Film: Jabe Babe – A Heightened Life

Film: Jabe Babe – A Heightened Life

October 9th, 2011

Jabe measures 6ft 2inches (188cm), works as a dominatrix and lives on society’s margins, defying e[...]

Tall Character: Harry Potter’s Olympe Maxime

Tall Character: Harry Potter’s Olympe Maxime

October 9th, 2011

The character is introduced in Goblet of Fire when her school is invited to the Triwizard Tourname[...]

Tall Character: Mutt & Jeff

Tall Character: Mutt & Jeff

October 9th, 2011

In 1907, a San Francisco Chronicle cartoonist named Bud Fisher began drawing a daily comic strip[...]

Book: Gulliver’s Travels

Book: Gulliver’s Travels

October 8th, 2011

Published seven years after Daniel Defoe’s wildly successful Robinson Crusoe, Gulliver’s Travels m[...]

Tallest Twins

Tallest Twins

October 6th, 2011

Here are a few of the tallest twins that we’ve found out about.

Greatest Height Difference [...]

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Homework Helper: Fun Facts about Height & Taller People

October 6th, 2011

Taller Every Morning

You are tallest in the morning because the joints in your backbone pull ap[...]

Date Ideas To Gauge Your Chemistry

Date Ideas To Gauge Your Chemistry

October 6th, 2011

You can find out a lot about that special someone by sharing a few particularly telling date-night[...]

Shop smart at Old Navy

Shop smart at Old Navy

October 6th, 2011

Old Navy has a tall section on its Website and they let you return purchases to any of their sto[...]

Tallest? Saudi Arabia plans new world’s tallest building

Tallest? Saudi Arabia plans new world’s tallest building

October 6th, 2011

When Saudi Arabia’s Kingdom Tower is completed, the 1,000-meter-plus (3,280-foot-plus) tower wil[...]

What is “Tall”?

What is “Tall”?

October 6th, 2011

“Tall” is a description
As a descriptive term, tall is very subjective and relies on the contex[...]

Taller Standard Of Living

Taller Standard Of Living

October 6th, 2011

Americans, for nearly two centuries, lived as the world’s tallest human beings. Averaging 172 cent[...]

Big feet means big socks – not size of anything else

Big feet means big socks – not size of anything else

October 4th, 2011

Despite eons of speculation to the contrary, two British scientists have laid to rest the idea tha[...]

Taller Health Issues

Taller Health Issues

September 20th, 2011

Taller people are more vulnerable to Height Hazards like RSI and Trauma because we have to live [...]

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When You’re Tall, Posture Is Important

September 18th, 2011

Good posture distributes your body’s weight properly so your muscles don’t have to struggle or strai[...]

A Pain In The Back

A Pain In The Back

August 6th, 2011

Many cases of lower back pain are the result of a muscle strain. The good news is that such back pai[...]

Find Local Coupons, Savings & Deals With Deal Map

Find Local Coupons, Savings & Deals With Deal Map

August 1st, 2011

Formed in May 2010, Dealmap is an aggregation service that lets people access deals from hundred[...]

Getting A Good Fit: Athletic Shoes

Getting A Good Fit: Athletic Shoes

July 23rd, 2011

If you tend to specialize in one type of activity (such as basketball), consider buying shoes desi[...]

Taller Snow & Ski Gear

Taller Snow & Ski Gear

July 23rd, 2011

Outdoor activities in winter present a special challenge because humans sweat when we get too hot.[...]

5 Ergonomic Tests for Tall Drivers

5 Ergonomic Tests for Tall Drivers

July 23rd, 2011

You’ll have to actually sit in a vehicle to gauge your comfort level with the space that surrounds[...]

2010 Best Of The Rest For Tall Drivers

2010 Best Of The Rest For Tall Drivers

July 23rd, 2011

SUBCOMPACT Mini Cooper S Clubman

This is the wagon-ish version of the popular subcompact. Our [...]

2010 Best Mid-Size Car For Tall Drivers

2010 Best Mid-Size Car For Tall Drivers

July 23rd, 2011

All of The Height Site tall driving testers loved Volkswagen’s Jetta TDI as our midsized sedan pic[...]

2010 Best Cars For Tall People

2010 Best Cars For Tall People

July 23rd, 2011

The scaled back presentations and subdued atmosphere at this year’s show reflected the c[...]

2010 Best Full-Size Car For Tall Drivers

2010 Best Full-Size Car For Tall Drivers

July 23rd, 2011

I’ve always been a bit skeptical of the Korean cars for safety or quality concerns but this year[...]

2009 Best Cars For Tall People

2009 Best Cars For Tall People

July 22nd, 2011

The magazine examined a range of 2009 models, for seat comfort, driving position, access, and the [...]

Earning respect at any height

Earning respect at any height

July 20th, 2011

Recently I was told that I commanded attention and respect by walking into a crowded room – so m[...]

Interview with a tall guy: Chris Clapham

Interview with a tall guy: Chris Clapham

July 19th, 2011

Everyone over a certain height has to deal with a wide range of situations and tall comments, Chris [...]

Taller Comedy: Yeah, I’m Tall

Taller Comedy: Yeah, I’m Tall

July 18th, 2011

Everyone over a certain height has to deal with a wide range of tall comments – watch the video belo[...]

CDC Report on Height & Health

CDC Report on Height & Health

July 16th, 2011

I’m constantly amazed when meeting someone new and hearing him, at 5ft11 or 6ft say, “and I thou[...]

Getting The Best Deals When Shopping Online

Getting The Best Deals When Shopping Online

July 15th, 2011

The Web-Based personalized shopping assistant Shop It To Me conducted a year-long survey that conc[...]

Spotlight: Destination XL (DXL)

Spotlight: Destination XL (DXL)

July 15th, 2011

A new men’s superstore catering to the big and tall man opened this month in Atlanta, Georgia. The[...]

Tallest Roman Emperor

Tallest Roman Emperor

July 14th, 2011

Gaius Julius Verus Maximinus (c. 173 – 238), commonly known as Maximinus Thrax or Maximinus I, was[...]

Sex Secrets of Mixed-Height Couples

Sex Secrets of Mixed-Height Couples

July 14th, 2011

Many shorter admirers try to seduce taller people by using the old adage, “We’re all the same size[...]

Positions to Maximize The Tall/Short Dynamic During Sex

Positions to Maximize The Tall/Short Dynamic During Sex

July 14th, 2011

No one likes to be placed in an awkward position, especially when it comes to lovemaking. If your [...]

Positions to Minimize The Tall/Short Dynamic During Sex

Positions to Minimize The Tall/Short Dynamic During Sex

July 14th, 2011

No one likes to be placed in an awkward position, especially when it comes to lovemaking. If your [...]

Tips for maximizing mixed-height intimacy during sex

Tips for maximizing mixed-height intimacy during sex

July 14th, 2011

There are lots of creative ways to make up for a difference in stature. I outlined a few of them i[...]

Taller Singles: Create A Great Profile – Part One

Taller Singles: Create A Great Profile – Part One

July 14th, 2011

In the age of Internet dating people are easily reduced to 2 dimensional profiles. At a holiday pa[...]

Taller Singles: Create A Great Profile – Part Two

Taller Singles: Create A Great Profile – Part Two

July 14th, 2011

This is the second part of an article of tips for the “about me” section of online profiles.

F[...]

Taller Dating Tips: SkyyJohn Video Interview

Taller Dating Tips: SkyyJohn Video Interview

July 14th, 2011

Dating tips for tall singles and insights for anyone interested in dating taller women.
 
[...]

Tall Club: Paris France

Tall Club: Paris France

July 14th, 2011

Like many tall clubs around the world Altitudes Association Francaise de Personnes de Grande Taill[...]

Spotlight: Tall Women’s Shoes 2

Spotlight: Tall Women’s Shoes 2

July 11th, 2011

Here’s another group of shoe sites to check out. In case you missed our last Spotlight on large size[...]

Spotlight: Tall Dresses

Spotlight: Tall Dresses

July 11th, 2011

To make it easier to find well proportioned dresses for taller women, this spotlight focuses on the [...]

Presidential Height Index (PHI)

Presidential Height Index (PHI)

July 11th, 2011

Extremes of Height: The Winners

The tallest President elected to office was Abraham Lincoln (6 [...]

Tallest Man. Ever

Tallest Man. Ever

July 11th, 2011

Wadlow reached 8 ft 11.1 in (2.72 m) in height and weighed 485 lb (220 kg) at his death at age 22.[...]

Spotlight: Tall Women’s Shoes

Spotlight: Tall Women’s Shoes

July 11th, 2011

No matter how much time and attention you put into an outfit, your shoes can make or break your look[...]

Being Tall May Raise Prostate Cancer Risk

Being Tall May Raise Prostate Cancer Risk

July 10th, 2011

That’s the conclusion of British researchers, who looked at data on more than 9,000 men and found [...]

Tallest In The Morning

Tallest In The Morning

July 10th, 2011

Wanna Be Taller? Have a bit of a lie-down.

When you’re asleep in your bed, the disks that separ[...]

Height Bias: Tall Employment

Height Bias: Tall Employment

July 10th, 2011

The study conducted by University of Florida professor Timothy Judge and University of North Carol[...]

Height Bias: U.S. Presidents

Height Bias: U.S. Presidents

July 10th, 2011

Humble Beginnings of a Theory

Posted online in the late 90′s, the Presidential Height Index[...]

Predicting a child’s future height

Predicting a child’s future height

July 10th, 2011

At 13 months, babies are between growth spurts and their brains are catching up with previously made[...]

Tall Passenger Forced To Stand During Flight

Tall Passenger Forced To Stand During Flight

January 5th, 2011

6 ft 7 Brooks Anderson had never flown on Spirit Airlines and didn’t know about their notoriously co[...]

 

 

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Preparing for holiday travel

Preparing for holiday travel

November 4th, 2012

I hope you learned from last year’s tall travel nightmare and avoided Spirit Airlines this year,[...]

5 Keys To Successful Product Returns

5 Keys To Successful Product Returns

November 25th, 2011

I think the majority of tall shoppers have had to deal with enough mail order and Web shopping by no[...]

Holiday Gift Ideas For Tall Women

Holiday Gift Ideas For Tall Women

November 23rd, 2011

A lot of gals can be difficult to shop for. Tall women, even more so. Since it’s really the thought [...]

Hanukkah Gift Ideas

Hanukkah Gift Ideas

November 23rd, 2011

If you’re looking for height specific gift ideas, check out our Holiday Gift Series: Holiday Gifts F[...]

Holiday Gift Ideas For Tall Men

Holiday Gift Ideas For Tall Men

November 23rd, 2011

A lot of guys can be difficult to shop for. Tall guys, even more so. Since it’s really the thought t[...]

Holiday Party: Find A Dress & Shoes – Fast

Holiday Party: Find A Dress & Shoes – Fast

November 13th, 2011

In case you missed these previously posted spotlights, I checked all the links and updated them to h[...]

A Great Neck Tie Knot For Taller Guys

A Great Neck Tie Knot For Taller Guys

November 12th, 2011

Variously attributed to Jerry Pratt, a US Chamber of Commerce employee or Don Shelby, a Minneapolis [...]

End Tall Travel Turmoil

End Tall Travel Turmoil

November 11th, 2011

In addition to all the basic travel services they provide like booking tickets and accommodations, t[...]

3 reasons tall brands need a G+ presence

3 reasons tall brands need a G+ presence

November 9th, 2011

Google took a big step toward becoming a social branding channel by launching Google Plus Pages for [...]

UK: Holiday Party Dress

UK: Holiday Party Dress

November 6th, 2011

If you’re a powerless magpie for anything shimmery then you’ll love this Stone Sequin Dress from Min[...]

Height Bias: Vertical Divide – Celebrity Style

Height Bias: Vertical Divide – Celebrity Style

November 1st, 2011

Because of the bell curve used to compare height, 90% of the population is somewhere between 5 ft 4 [...]

Tall Travel Plans

Tall Travel Plans

November 1st, 2011

A great resource to find great deals on air travel is Airfare Watchdog, the low airfare alert site t[...]

Tall Woman’s Style: Tips For Tall Woman

Tall Woman’s Style: Tips For Tall Woman

October 23rd, 2011

The best thing you can do to look great is Don’t slouch – it will make even the most gorgeous clothe[...]

Trouble-Free Trolley For Tall Shoppers

Trouble-Free Trolley For Tall Shoppers

October 23rd, 2011

Ever picked a supermarket shopping cart or as they say in the UK, a trolley, that seemed to have a m[...]

Halloween costume ideas for tall women

Halloween costume ideas for tall women

October 23rd, 2011

These days its fun and festive and sometimes expected to get dressed up for a themed party – in many[...]

Halloween costume ideas for tall men

Halloween costume ideas for tall men

October 23rd, 2011

These days its fun and festive and sometimes expected to get dressed up for a themed party – in many[...]

Tall Woman’s Style: Size Chart Secrets

Tall Woman’s Style: Size Chart Secrets

October 23rd, 2011

Savvy shoppers have known for decades that manufacturers are basically left to their own devices whe[...]

Tall Man’s Style: Size Chart Secrets

Tall Man’s Style: Size Chart Secrets

October 23rd, 2011

Savvy shoppers have known for decades that manufacturers are basically left to their own devices whe[...]

Tall Man’s Style: Finding a Fit That Flatters

Tall Man’s Style: Finding a Fit That Flatters

October 23rd, 2011

Well fitting clothes are important for anyone interested in looking his or her best. For taller men [...]

Online Shopping Tips For Tall Women

Online Shopping Tips For Tall Women

October 23rd, 2011

Holli is an online shopper. As a writer for The Tall Blog she says, “It’s gotten to be a little ridi[...]

Tall Tech: Shopping Assistant Apps

Tall Tech: Shopping Assistant Apps

October 23rd, 2011

When it comes to shopping offline and especially for holiday shopping, most people already have a sm[...]

Making more room for a taller driver? Beware

Making more room for a taller driver? Beware

October 23rd, 2011

You can void your car’s warranty even if the dealer suggests it or makes the modifications for you. [...]

Fashion Blogs for Tall Men

Fashion Blogs for Tall Men

October 23rd, 2011

With so many fashion blogs on the Web, it takes some time to weed through all of them so the Height [...]

Fashion Blogs for Tall Women

Fashion Blogs for Tall Women

October 23rd, 2011

With so many fashion blogs on the Web, it takes some time to weed through all of them so the Height [...]

Sikh-ing Tall Political Action

Sikh-ing Tall Political Action

October 23rd, 2011

After reading a Times of India article (Reprinted Below) about the Bush Administration’s plans to me[...]

Tall Politics: NBA Ergonomics Explored

Tall Politics: NBA Ergonomics Explored

October 23rd, 2011

As the world’s largest employer of exceptionally tall people, the National Basketball Association (N[...]

Including Height & Weight in anti-discrimination laws.

Including Height & Weight in anti-discrimination laws.

October 23rd, 2011

Girth appears to have been more the cause of discrimination and the media dubbed it the ‘fat ordinan[...]

Tall people to be denied the vote?

Tall people to be denied the vote?

October 23rd, 2011

Prosecutor Larry Jegley says the new, electronic touch-screen voting machines’ computer screen skews[...]

Taller Dating Tips: Yelp

Taller Dating Tips: Yelp

October 22nd, 2011

If you’re new in town or just looking to cast a wider net, click over to Yelp, the social review sit[...]

U.S. Tall Clubs Directory

U.S. Tall Clubs Directory

October 22nd, 2011

Tall clubs are a great way to get out and meet some cool taller people.

Attending a mixer or spec[...]

Tall Tales Of Online Dating

Tall Tales Of Online Dating

October 22nd, 2011

These “White Lies” include making themselves an inch or so taller or trimming a few pounds, as well [...]

Going The Distance – Tips For Tall Couples In Long Distnace Relationships

Going The Distance – Tips For Tall Couples In Long Distnace Relationships

October 15th, 2011

Long-distance couples may include partnerships where one or both partners are business travelers, de[...]

5 Points To Finding A Good Fit For Tall Drivers

5 Points To Finding A Good Fit For Tall Drivers

October 12th, 2011

Torso length, inseam and weight are unique for every tall driver, but there are several key areas to[...]

Tall drivers have less leg room in SUV’s and full-size trucks

Tall drivers have less leg room in SUV’s and full-size trucks

October 12th, 2011

Many buyers opt for SUVs and full-size cars to get more interior space. But much of that extra space[...]

Everyone gets shorter with age

Everyone gets shorter with age

October 11th, 2011

Height loss is a natural part of aging — some people start shrinking slightly as early as 30. Losing[...]

Tallest Athletes on Twitter

Tallest Athletes on Twitter

October 11th, 2011

Twitter is a great way to keep track of all your favorite tall athletes.

A Few Of Our Fav[...]

2012 Olympics: UK’s “Sporting Giants” Initiative

2012 Olympics: UK’s “Sporting Giants” Initiative

October 11th, 2011

Britain’s most successful Olympian 6ft5 Sir Steve Redgrave and UK Sport teamed up with the UK’s Mini[...]

Traveling While Tall

Traveling While Tall

October 10th, 2011

Lots of people hate the hassles that come with travelling. This is particularly true at holiday time[...]

Tall Flyer’s Upgrade Secrets Revealed

Tall Flyer’s Upgrade Secrets Revealed

October 10th, 2011

Check-in agents and gate agents sometimes have discretionary upgrades available to move passengers f[...]

Rider Height Requirements at Disneyland Resort

Rider Height Requirements at Disneyland Resort

October 10th, 2011

If you or your kids are first time visitors you may be shocked to discover height minimums required [...]

Taller Skateboarding – Get Rolling!

Taller Skateboarding – Get Rolling!

October 10th, 2011

Today skateboarding is more popular and a lot more accessible than it has ever been at any point in [...]

Tall Footballers to Watch at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa

Tall Footballers to Watch at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa

October 10th, 2011

While most Americans barely pay attention to the sport and the vast majority of people around the wo[...]

Playing Tall Beyond Basketball

Playing Tall Beyond Basketball

October 10th, 2011

The NBA has done a brilliant job of marketing basketball around the world over the years as the best[...]

Tallest in Late 1800′s America?

Tallest in Late 1800′s America?

October 10th, 2011

These results contradict the modern image of American Indians as being sickly victims succumbing to [...]

Tallest By Sport

Tallest By Sport

October 10th, 2011

While not a fully comprehensive list, we’ve done our best to find the tallest athletes in a variety [...]

Investigating President Lincoln’s Height

Investigating President Lincoln’s Height

October 10th, 2011

MINNEAPOLIS – Historians have long puzzled over whether Abraham Lincoln might have had a genetic dis[...]

Tall Women More Likely to Have Twins

Tall Women More Likely to Have Twins

October 10th, 2011

Taller women have more of an insulin-like growth factor that has been linked to height and to the ra[...]

Stretch Out

Stretch Out

October 10th, 2011

Stretching should never be painful – Hold stretches in a comfortable position – Don’t bounce, keep y[...]

Alexander Technique

Alexander Technique

October 10th, 2011

This technique was devised by Frederick Matthias Alexander, a Tasmanian actor with a love of Shakesp[...]

Basic Components of Ergonomic Seating

Basic Components of Ergonomic Seating

October 10th, 2011

When picking out an office chair remember these six points:

I. Casters & Base

Use a chair with[...]

Proper ergonomics can keep your back healthy

Proper ergonomics can keep your back healthy

October 10th, 2011

The muscles in the back are unlike many other muscles in your body— they are almost always in use. T[...]

Exercise for a Healthy Back

Exercise for a Healthy Back

October 10th, 2011

If you suffer from back pain try strengthening your core.

Stability balls have been used for deca[...]

The Back Page

The Back Page

October 10th, 2011

One of the most bothersome and often debilitating pains a person can be afflicted with is back pain.[...]

Flying While Tall

Flying While Tall

October 9th, 2011

The Great Recession is having a devastating effect on taller passengers as airlines pinch pennies to[...]

Boxing’s Biggest Champion Ever

Boxing’s Biggest Champion Ever

October 9th, 2011

MOSCOW — In any boxing club, sweat is part of the ambience, but in Russia, the sweat factor usually [...]

Taller Athletes Are Faster

Taller Athletes Are Faster

October 9th, 2011

At first glance, it may not make sense that bigger athletes would be faster. However, Jordan Charles[...]

Round-Up: Aloha Shirts For Tall Men

Round-Up: Aloha Shirts For Tall Men

October 9th, 2011

Aloha prints were popularized by Olympic swimming champion and inventor of the modern sport of sur[...]

Spotlight: Friedman’s Shoes

Spotlight: Friedman’s Shoes

October 9th, 2011

Shaquille O’Neal (size 22D) has been a customer since he was 14. Don King spent $64,100 on a spree[...]

Eating Alone While Travelling

Eating Alone While Travelling

October 9th, 2011

Dining solo can be immensely pleasurable or incredibly daunting, depending on your temperament and[...]

Tall Friendly Hotels

Tall Friendly Hotels

October 9th, 2011

Standing out above the rest

The only hotel chain that seems to have specifically staked out the[...]

Tall on TV: Dr. Phil Tackles Growing Up Tall

Tall on TV: Dr. Phil Tackles Growing Up Tall

October 9th, 2011

Two members of the U.S. Women’s National Volleyball team, 6 ft 7 in Tayyiba Haneef-Park (200 cm) a[...]

Tall on TV: Martha Stewart’s Tall Show

Tall on TV: Martha Stewart’s Tall Show

October 9th, 2011

The Martha Stewart Show aired a tall themed episode in February 2010 which they called, “The Tall [...]

Film: Superhuman: Giants

Film: Superhuman: Giants

October 9th, 2011

Whether in Britain, America, China or Ukraine, this film shines a spotlight on the lives of some o[...]

Film: Jabe Babe – A Heightened Life

Film: Jabe Babe – A Heightened Life

October 9th, 2011

Jabe measures 6ft 2inches (188cm), works as a dominatrix and lives on society’s margins, defying e[...]

Tall Character: Harry Potter’s Olympe Maxime

Tall Character: Harry Potter’s Olympe Maxime

October 9th, 2011

The character is introduced in Goblet of Fire when her school is invited to the Triwizard Tourname[...]

Tall Character: Mutt & Jeff

Tall Character: Mutt & Jeff

October 9th, 2011

In 1907, a San Francisco Chronicle cartoonist named Bud Fisher began drawing a daily comic strip[...]

Book: Gulliver’s Travels

Book: Gulliver’s Travels

October 8th, 2011

Published seven years after Daniel Defoe’s wildly successful Robinson Crusoe, Gulliver’s Travels m[...]

Tallest Twins

Tallest Twins

October 6th, 2011

Here are a few of the tallest twins that we’ve found out about.

Greatest Height Difference [...]

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Homework Helper: Fun Facts about Height & Taller People

October 6th, 2011

Taller Every Morning

You are tallest in the morning because the joints in your backbone pull ap[...]

Date Ideas To Gauge Your Chemistry

Date Ideas To Gauge Your Chemistry

October 6th, 2011

You can find out a lot about that special someone by sharing a few particularly telling date-night[...]

Shop smart at Old Navy

Shop smart at Old Navy

October 6th, 2011

Old Navy has a tall section on its Website and they let you return purchases to any of their sto[...]

Tallest? Saudi Arabia plans new world’s tallest building

Tallest? Saudi Arabia plans new world’s tallest building

October 6th, 2011

When Saudi Arabia’s Kingdom Tower is completed, the 1,000-meter-plus (3,280-foot-plus) tower wil[...]

What is “Tall”?

What is “Tall”?

October 6th, 2011

“Tall” is a description
As a descriptive term, tall is very subjective and relies on the contex[...]

Taller Standard Of Living

Taller Standard Of Living

October 6th, 2011

Americans, for nearly two centuries, lived as the world’s tallest human beings. Averaging 172 cent[...]

Big feet means big socks – not size of anything else

Big feet means big socks – not size of anything else

October 4th, 2011

Despite eons of speculation to the contrary, two British scientists have laid to rest the idea tha[...]

Taller Health Issues

Taller Health Issues

September 20th, 2011

Taller people are more vulnerable to Height Hazards like RSI and Trauma because we have to live [...]

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When You’re Tall, Posture Is Important

September 18th, 2011

Good posture distributes your body’s weight properly so your muscles don’t have to struggle or strai[...]

A Pain In The Back

A Pain In The Back

August 6th, 2011

Many cases of lower back pain are the result of a muscle strain. The good news is that such back pai[...]

Find Local Coupons, Savings & Deals With Deal Map

Find Local Coupons, Savings & Deals With Deal Map

August 1st, 2011

Formed in May 2010, Dealmap is an aggregation service that lets people access deals from hundred[...]

Getting A Good Fit: Athletic Shoes

Getting A Good Fit: Athletic Shoes

July 23rd, 2011

If you tend to specialize in one type of activity (such as basketball), consider buying shoes desi[...]

Taller Snow & Ski Gear

Taller Snow & Ski Gear

July 23rd, 2011

Outdoor activities in winter present a special challenge because humans sweat when we get too hot.[...]

5 Ergonomic Tests for Tall Drivers

5 Ergonomic Tests for Tall Drivers

July 23rd, 2011

You’ll have to actually sit in a vehicle to gauge your comfort level with the space that surrounds[...]

2010 Best Of The Rest For Tall Drivers

2010 Best Of The Rest For Tall Drivers

July 23rd, 2011

SUBCOMPACT Mini Cooper S Clubman

This is the wagon-ish version of the popular subcompact. Our [...]

2010 Best Mid-Size Car For Tall Drivers

2010 Best Mid-Size Car For Tall Drivers

July 23rd, 2011

All of The Height Site tall driving testers loved Volkswagen’s Jetta TDI as our midsized sedan pic[...]

2010 Best Cars For Tall People

2010 Best Cars For Tall People

July 23rd, 2011

The scaled back presentations and subdued atmosphere at this year’s show reflected the c[...]

2010 Best Full-Size Car For Tall Drivers

2010 Best Full-Size Car For Tall Drivers

July 23rd, 2011

I’ve always been a bit skeptical of the Korean cars for safety or quality concerns but this year[...]

2009 Best Cars For Tall People

2009 Best Cars For Tall People

July 22nd, 2011

The magazine examined a range of 2009 models, for seat comfort, driving position, access, and the [...]

Earning respect at any height

Earning respect at any height

July 20th, 2011

Recently I was told that I commanded attention and respect by walking into a crowded room – so m[...]

Interview with a tall guy: Chris Clapham

Interview with a tall guy: Chris Clapham

July 19th, 2011

Everyone over a certain height has to deal with a wide range of situations and tall comments, Chris [...]

Taller Comedy: Yeah, I’m Tall

Taller Comedy: Yeah, I’m Tall

July 18th, 2011

Everyone over a certain height has to deal with a wide range of tall comments – watch the video belo[...]

CDC Report on Height & Health

CDC Report on Height & Health

July 16th, 2011

I’m constantly amazed when meeting someone new and hearing him, at 5ft11 or 6ft say, “and I thou[...]

Getting The Best Deals When Shopping Online

Getting The Best Deals When Shopping Online

July 15th, 2011

The Web-Based personalized shopping assistant Shop It To Me conducted a year-long survey that conc[...]

Spotlight: Destination XL (DXL)

Spotlight: Destination XL (DXL)

July 15th, 2011

A new men’s superstore catering to the big and tall man opened this month in Atlanta, Georgia. The[...]

Tallest Roman Emperor

Tallest Roman Emperor

July 14th, 2011

Gaius Julius Verus Maximinus (c. 173 – 238), commonly known as Maximinus Thrax or Maximinus I, was[...]

Sex Secrets of Mixed-Height Couples

Sex Secrets of Mixed-Height Couples

July 14th, 2011

Many shorter admirers try to seduce taller people by using the old adage, “We’re all the same size[...]

Positions to Maximize The Tall/Short Dynamic During Sex

Positions to Maximize The Tall/Short Dynamic During Sex

July 14th, 2011

No one likes to be placed in an awkward position, especially when it comes to lovemaking. If your [...]

Positions to Minimize The Tall/Short Dynamic During Sex

Positions to Minimize The Tall/Short Dynamic During Sex

July 14th, 2011

No one likes to be placed in an awkward position, especially when it comes to lovemaking. If your [...]

Tips for maximizing mixed-height intimacy during sex

Tips for maximizing mixed-height intimacy during sex

July 14th, 2011

There are lots of creative ways to make up for a difference in stature. I outlined a few of them i[...]

Taller Singles: Create A Great Profile – Part One

Taller Singles: Create A Great Profile – Part One

July 14th, 2011

In the age of Internet dating people are easily reduced to 2 dimensional profiles. At a holiday pa[...]

Taller Singles: Create A Great Profile – Part Two

Taller Singles: Create A Great Profile – Part Two

July 14th, 2011

This is the second part of an article of tips for the “about me” section of online profiles.

F[...]

Taller Dating Tips: SkyyJohn Video Interview

Taller Dating Tips: SkyyJohn Video Interview

July 14th, 2011

Dating tips for tall singles and insights for anyone interested in dating taller women.
 
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Tall Club: Paris France

Tall Club: Paris France

July 14th, 2011

Like many tall clubs around the world Altitudes Association Francaise de Personnes de Grande Taill[...]

Spotlight: Tall Women’s Shoes 2

Spotlight: Tall Women’s Shoes 2

July 11th, 2011

Here’s another group of shoe sites to check out. In case you missed our last Spotlight on large size[...]

Spotlight: Tall Dresses

Spotlight: Tall Dresses

July 11th, 2011

To make it easier to find well proportioned dresses for taller women, this spotlight focuses on the [...]

Presidential Height Index (PHI)

Presidential Height Index (PHI)

July 11th, 2011

Extremes of Height: The Winners

The tallest President elected to office was Abraham Lincoln (6 [...]

Tallest Man. Ever

Tallest Man. Ever

July 11th, 2011

Wadlow reached 8 ft 11.1 in (2.72 m) in height and weighed 485 lb (220 kg) at his death at age 22.[...]

Spotlight: Tall Women’s Shoes

Spotlight: Tall Women’s Shoes

July 11th, 2011

No matter how much time and attention you put into an outfit, your shoes can make or break your look[...]

Being Tall May Raise Prostate Cancer Risk

Being Tall May Raise Prostate Cancer Risk

July 10th, 2011

That’s the conclusion of British researchers, who looked at data on more than 9,000 men and found [...]

Tallest In The Morning

Tallest In The Morning

July 10th, 2011

Wanna Be Taller? Have a bit of a lie-down.

When you’re asleep in your bed, the disks that separ[...]

Height Bias: Tall Employment

Height Bias: Tall Employment

July 10th, 2011

The study conducted by University of Florida professor Timothy Judge and University of North Carol[...]

Height Bias: U.S. Presidents

Height Bias: U.S. Presidents

July 10th, 2011

Humble Beginnings of a Theory

Posted online in the late 90′s, the Presidential Height Index[...]

Predicting a child’s future height

Predicting a child’s future height

July 10th, 2011

At 13 months, babies are between growth spurts and their brains are catching up with previously made[...]

Tall Passenger Forced To Stand During Flight

Tall Passenger Forced To Stand During Flight

January 5th, 2011

6 ft 7 Brooks Anderson had never flown on Spirit Airlines and didn’t know about their notoriously co[...]