Daily Archives: November 29, 2007

Fred Astaire – fashion and dance

Dandyism is having a Fred Astaire festival. By the way, this isn’t news, but Rita Hayworth is a goddess. She makes tap dancing sexy.

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How to shop for effect

“According to Hsee (1998) – in a paper entitled “Less is better: When low-value options are valued more highly than high-value options” – if you buy someone a $45 scarf, you are more likely to be seen as generous than … Continue reading

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Excessive tree love in Glendale

“The report also said some of the trees were worth as much as $100,000. I’d like to go on the record as being in favor of trees, but if the Collards really have more than $1 million worth of trees, … Continue reading

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