Plus, what would happen if you stuffed a chile pepper in your eye? USA Today has the heartwarming story of how basketballer LeBron James came to love wine even though his daughter said that expensive bottles “tasted like rocks.” Oh,Show More Summary
We humans have shockingly malleable tastes. Studies have shown that we are more likely to prefer something if we think it's expensive (even if it isn't). It stands to reason, then, that a cocktail costing $1,611 should be roughly 80 times more delicious to me than any I've ever purchased for myself. Show More Summary
Joining a CrossFit gym can be intimidating - and expensive. If you want to see what it's like without shelling out the dough, try these CrossFit workouts. You'll get a taste of how intense and effective basic moves can be, and you won't have to spend a dime! Related This Is the Workout I Did For 1 Year That Finally Helped Me Lose My Belly Fat
Paul Manafort and Rick Gates have expensive tastes—that, apparently, require foreign funds to satisfy. When the Justice Department accused the duo Monday of laundering some $75 million from their work as political consultants and lobbyists in Ukraine, it also detailed where that money was allegedly...
Masa is famously one of the most expensive restaurants in America, with a $595-a-person tasting menu. One importer that supplies the fish for the restaurant was found to be in "serious violations" of seafood safety rules after an FDA...Show More Summary
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(University of Cambridge) Footballers in flashy cars, City workers in Armani suits, reality TV celebrities sipping expensive champagne while sitting in hot tubs: what drives people to purchase luxury goods? New research suggests that it may be a sense of being a 'winner' -- but that contrary to expectations, it is not driven by testosterone.
Sure, it's easy to get caught up in the online home shopping black hole, but it's not always as easy to pull the trigger on that credit card charge. So, what is one to do with champagne taste on a beer budget? You can keep dreaming and...Show More Summary
When it comes down to it, how much you spend on a bottle of wine affects how much you enjoy it. But don't feel duped; it seems our brains might be predisposed to be swayed by the "marketing placebo effect." A recent study found that the same wine tastes better with a higher price tag. Show More Summary
Price labels influence our liking of wine: The same wine tastes better to participants when it is labeled with a higher price tag. Scientists from the INSEAD Business School and the University of Bonn have discovered that the decision-making and motivation center in the brain plays a pivotal role in such price biases. Show More Summary
Buying a ticket for Lollapalooza is expensive enough, right? No one wants to spend more than they have to just to nourish themselves through the four-day festival. While the Tribune's Phil Vettel tastes the literal cream of the crop in the VIP food offerings, we're tackling the other end of the...
Sure, thieves make off with expensive coffee-table books and textbooks, but, says the manager of the London Review Bookshop, "Our most-stolen authors, in order, are Baudrillard, Freud, Nietzsche, Graham Greene, Lacan, Camus, and whoever puts together the Wisden [Cricketers'] Almanack." One booklifter who got caught said as he was escorted from the store, "I hope […]
In every group of friends, there is one member who is pickier than the rest. This person will often only drink certain brands of coffee and alcohols and seems to have “more expensive” taste than the rest. Some of us … The post New sensor can differentiate between types of alcohol appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.
Served on mother of pearl spoons to preserve their taste, caviar is one of the most expensive dishes that can be served in Vegas. Caviar is one of the priciest appetizers available not only in Las Vegas, but all over the world. Caviar can be up to $2,500 a pound and is served on mother of pearl spoons in order to preserve their taste. Show More Summary
Been toying with getting on board the futuristic virtual reality train, but it was just a bit too expensive for your tastes? Your moment has arrived
Now you can get your caffeine fix without staining your teeth, but at the expense of good flavor.
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Looks like Azealia Banks' debut album, Broke With Expensive Taste, was aptly named. According to multiple sources, the "212" singer -- whose Twitter account was suspended for a hateful, racist rant in May of last year -- was sued Tuesday in Manhattan Supreme Court for failing to pay somewhere between $130,000 to $137,000…
Travel is great. And I understand the world far better seeing it, tasting it, and experiencing it than merely reading about it. Once you start doing it the world does seem smaller and more accessible, and it can be less expensive orShow More Summary
Last year the early stages of what could have turned into a very expensive habit began to form, as I purchased $5 glass bottles of rose water on weekly basis for two weeks. Rose water is very good, and does not taste like potpourri or your grandmother's perfume, as some unfortunate souls seem to believe. Show More Summary