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The Science Of Gift Wrapping Explains Why Sloppy Is Better

They say appearances can be deceiving. In the case of gift-giving, they might be right. Results showed that expectations were significantly higher for the neatly wrapped gifts compared with sloppily wrapped ones. However, after the reveal, participants receiving the neatly wrapped gift reported that it failed to live up to their expectations, while those who got the sloppily wrapped gift said it surpassed their expectations.

NothingPink’s 5th Annual Fundraiser

NothingPink will be hosting its annual fundraiser virtually from October 1 through October 4, 2020. NothingPink is a local nonprofit providing support to those with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.

Different Drinks Make You Different Drunk

A study linking different kinds of alcoholic drinks with different mood states were making the rounds recently. The research found that people attached different emotions to different alcoholic drinks. Find out if Different Drinks Make You Different Drunk.

Smell·Sense And The Missing Pheromone

We have five senses and smell just may be the most powerful of them. It is through life experience that we learn what should smell good and what smells bad. Our sense of smell drives hunger, memory, emotions, and attraction.

Be A Good Neighbor: Be A Localist

Buying from local entrepreneurs helps maintain a town’s unique flavor. Maintaining that unique culture starts with your actions and the way you strengthen or weaken the fabric of your town.

Writ in Water: Cultivating Passion with a Thread

WRIT IN WATERCultivating Passion with a ThreadBy Lisa McTigue Tourists flank Fontana della Barcaccia, a commemorative fountain at the base of the Spanish Steps, Scalinata, in Rome Italy. Over four centuries ago, the Tiber River flooded the city depositing a river barque nearly half a mile away in the Piazza di Spagna. The Fontana della […]

Empowering Your Personal Finances

Make decisions that will ensure a healthy financial situation. Download the free book, Empowering Your Personal Finances and put your life back on track.

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