July 26, 2011

New! Improved! (and Very Old) (via A blog about the art and the science of marketing research.)

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New! Improved! (and Very Old) Interesting little article from the WSJ about the throwback trend in consumer packaged goods. While the trend itself isn't all that remarkable, I found the "Chip Flashback" sidebar amusing. Here's a simple recipe for creating a throwback package: Colors: The brown, orange and yellow palette is 'very time stamped' to the 1960s. Limitations in printing techniques also meant that only a few colors could be used. Letter Blocks: Often used by TV shows … Read More

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May 31, 2011

TheStar ‘Genderless’ baby’s mother responds to media frenzy

Posted in Choices, Decisions, Happiness, Human Nature, Interaction, People, Self Awareness, Self Perception, Skills, Society, Uncategorized at 12:02 am by lemaclellan


TheStar ‘Genderless’ baby’s mother responds to media frenzy.

Inspiration: A Tron Wedding | Disney Weddings Blog

Posted in Choices, Decisions, Happiness, Human Nature, Interaction, People, Self Awareness, Self Perception, Skills, Society, Uncategorized at 12:01 am by lemaclellan


Inspiration: A Tron Wedding | Disney Weddings Blog.

May 15, 2011

The Best Time to Exercise (via Nuggets of Health)

Posted in Choices, Decisions, Happiness, Human Nature, Interaction, People, Self Awareness, Self Perception, Skills, Society, Uncategorized at 2:03 pm by lemaclellan


When is the best time to exercise? This is a  question that besets us all when we start out on a new exercise plan. Experts often bombard us with advice: which leads to even more confusion and indecision! I have learned over the years that  my workouts should become a part of my routine. If it is, chances are I will stick to it. Doing exercise "when I have a chance" will not lead to regular workouts and my ultimate goals of health and fitness. If … Read More

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May 7, 2011

Happy Mother’s Day! A brief history… (via OdomSpeak)

Posted in Choices, Decisions, Happiness, Human Nature, Interaction, People, Self Awareness, Self Perception, Skills, Society, Uncategorized at 12:47 am by lemaclellan


Happy Mother's Day! A brief history... A brief history of Mother's Day: The “Mother’s Day” concept has a long history of religious connections which in modern times seem to have been predominantly Christian. In ancient Greece, the idea of paying tribute to motherhood was given expression with a regular festival tantamount to mother-worship. Formal ceremonies to Cybele, or Rhea, the “Great Mother of the Gods,” were performed on the Ides of March throughout Asia Minor. For Christianity, … Read More

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