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restaurant buffet
2014-09-26 03:00:52

Does the price you pay at a buffet influence how much you like the food? Surprisingly, yes!

decoding restaurant menus
2014-07-30 05:31:58

How much are your meal choices influenced by the menu presentation? A great deal, according to a new study from Cornell University that found what you order may have less to do with what you want, and more to do with the menu itself.

'Outlier' Writer Gladwell Dismisses Jobs
2012-06-11 09:59:29

Famous and prolific writer Malcolm Gladwell (Blink, Outliers, The Tipping Point) recently decided to express his opinions about the late Apple CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs.

2012-06-01 08:56:46

Despite increasing numbers of multi-ethnic neighborhoods in the United States, relatively few black or white families are actually moving into these types of communities.

bd396e85976273019b5e64ccb60558a1
2011-08-08 13:24:42

A researcher from Cornell University has found that putting healthy foods at eye level in the fridge could help you lose weight because you eat what you see first.

2011-08-05 05:55:30

Dieters who make simple changes in their surroundings can expect to eat healthier without giving it much thought, according to new research.

2010-07-12 12:59:00

WASHINGTON, July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Author of the bestseller Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think, Brian Wansink, Ph.D. will speak and moderate at the 2010 Soy Symposium on November 11th in Washington, DC.

2010-06-25 09:04:00

CHICAGO, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Prosthodontists is pleased to announce The New York Times bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell as the Keynote Speaker at the 40th Annual Session of the American College of Prosthodontists on Nov.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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