A recent study in Psychological Science cataloging the findings of Neil Lewis of the University of Michigan and Daphna Oyserman of the University of Southern California found that subjects would take action sooner if far off events were put in terms of days, rather than months or years, thus tricking the brain into solving some … Continue reading
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International Pi(e) Day
the anatomy of an email and pie with booze I have my work email on my personal mobile device. It’s a double edged sword because while I don’t look like a douche with two phones in my pocket, work email is always with me. Of course, I assume that should you be emailing me after … Continue reading
My mother is a very reasonable woman. She’s practical. Rational. When it comes to food, she’s even more so. While I’m cooking up bacon ice cream with salted caramel topping, she’s putting together a delicate sponge with fresh berries. When I’m all butter cream and marshmallows, she’s whipped cream and a touch of bitter chocolate. … Continue reading
Happy Pi Day!
Truths: 3.14 is National Pi Day! Oreo turned 100 last week! I’m in need of some comfort food tonight Comfort=chocolate pudding My dad’s side of the family hails from western Pennslyvania, and while much of the family tree has dispersed to more cosmopolitan regions, Oreo pudding combos were at every family reunion I can remember. … Continue reading
Every Lifestyle magazine tells me the same thing: Superbowl=brownies. Not sure why. One would think with all the chili/wings/fried chicken/pulled pork sliders with Doritos crushed into the buns/bacon greased everything that dessert would consist of an orange slice or a stomach pump. But if Martha, et al tell me it is the perfect time for … Continue reading