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Flirtatious advances work better when the sun shines: study

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If you're in the mood to flirt, you're likely to get a better response on a sunny day versus a cloudy one, according to new French research. 

Flirting with a stranger might be more successful on a sunny day, according to new research.

Nicolas Guéguen of the University of Southern Brittany -- who has previously investigated how wearing red lipstick can increase a waitress's tips -- led a study in which a handsome 20-year-old male approached 500 women between 18 and 25 years old walking alone in the street and asked them for their phone numbers. The women were solicited on both sunny and cloudy (not rainy) days, when the temperature was about the same.

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