Study: the science of sexy male dance moves (video)

Before I ever set foot on my first dance floor in junior high, it was ingrained in me as a white male that I didn't know how to dance. Through the years I've lived up to this stereotype, but along the way I've learned a few tricks to make my moves less offensive. Considering that the majority of people at a dance club also have no clue what they're doing, being confident and relaxed in your movements is enough to convince some that you know what you're doing, or at least that you're not afraid to look like a fool. Of course, this dancing strategy will only take you so far if you're born with the genetic inability to find and keep the beat.

Unfortunately for the rythmnless, dance is a key element in every culture. Even many animals have mating dances. For humans, dancing is a way of displaying your physical fitness and attractiveness to potential mates. This is why it's such a popular activity at any pick-up scene.

Now scientists who have undoubtedly watched good male dancers from the sidelines and wondered how these moves differ from their own, have endeavored to discover exactly