Ah, The Sweet Smell Of Memories… Or Farts.

Something tells me this might not make it as the new scent at Yankee Candles.  Germans however, must have a greater tolerance for authenticity because when they want to think about life “back on the farm” as they sit at … Read More

The Rise of Savory Cupcakes

There’s something alluring about comfort food, and it’s probably got a lot to do with the times we’re living in. It’s an effective and simple form of escapism. Now, take comfort food and turn it upside down, then you have something new with a sense of familiarity. … Read More

A Comfortable Way To Disconnect

Social networking can be so intertwining, especially when you fall in love. But what happens when you break up? That’s when all those connections can be so uncomfortable and messy—even torturous. There is a solution, and you’ll find it in the Pacifiers Wave. It’s called Ex-Blocker, and it promises to completely erase all of your web connections to your ex. … Read More

The 8 Minute Pie

Comfort food fanatics, it is indeed time for a show of hands. You’ll need them actually, because now that you can make a pie in around 8 minutes I have a feeling that your hands may become busy. … Read More

Soothing the Suicidal

What makes someone jump in front of a speeding train? Instead of trying to answer that complex question, one railway company has decided to take more preventive action against the dramatically rising risk both to people and property in Japan. … Read More

Let’s Get Drunk!

Ahhhhhh is it Friday yet? C’mon…let’s get wasted! Who’s in?

Ok, maybe not right now as we’ve all got work to do. But I’m trying to make a point. Have you noticed a growing amount of “drunkenness” acceptability lately? I have. And as an Aussie that’s saying something. … Read More

A Comfort Food for Every Age

As 2009 winds down and heads into the wonderfully stressful holidays, what comfort foods are you going to turn to? According to a new trend-mapping report from the Center for Culinary Development (CCD), that depends on your age. … Read More

Using Color To Help Prevent Suicide

We’ve been talking about chromotherapy for years. The idea that color can soothe, relax and calm people in stressful situations has always been an interesting theory, but it seems to further we push into more hectic lifestyles and busy schedules, colors may become an easy escape. … Read More

From Hard to Soothing Sell

What do you do with a crying baby? Popping in a pacifier usually does the trick. How about someone crying over their 401K? Well for that, Madison Avenue seems to have found a pacifier for the times: Nostalgia. … Read More

Massage Industry Recession Proof?

So far in the Philippines it is, where according to Global Nation more than 200 spa centers have opened up in the city of Cebu alone. Indeed, what was once considered a privileged reserved for the wealthy not a few … Read More