Stephen Baldwin has a tattoo on his left shoulder of the initials “HM” for Hannah Montana. He got it because Miley Cryus told him he could cameo on the show if he had the initials tattooed on his body. He was never given the opportunity to cameo and now regrets getting the tattoo.
New research provides evidence that men tend to mellow out when they are with their girlfriend. The study, published in Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, found that the presence of a romantic partner reduces risk-taking propensity in young men.
Having your own garden — and spending time in it — improves health and well-being. Research has found gardening at home had a similar effect on people’s emotional well-being as biking, walking or dining out. The benefits of home gardening were similar across racial boundaries and between urban and suburban residents.
Study shows the ‘key to happiness’ is visiting more places and having new and diverse experiences. The beneficial consequences of environmental enrichment across species, demonstrating a connection between real-world exposure to fresh and varied experiences and increases in positive emotions.
A major study tracking more than 300,000 commuters has revealed that cycling to work can cut the risk of dying early from illnesses such as heart disease and cancer by up to 24 per cent.
People develop first impressions of you in a tenth of a second. Research finds that the more time participants are afforded to form the impression, the more confidence in impressions they report.
In the 1980s you could download video games from a radio broadcast, by recording the sounds onto a cassette tape that would then play on a computer.
In 2012, Dunkin’ Donuts launched an ad campaign in Seoul, Korea where scent spray devices installed on buses would release a fragrant coffee aroma when triggered by the sound of the Dunkin’ Donuts radio jingle. The campaign reached more than 350,000 people, and sales near bus stops increased by 29%.
Pelorus Jack was a dolphin that used to guide ships through a notoriously dangerous channel in New Zealand. In 1904 someone aboard the SS Penguin tried to shoot Jack with a rifle, he survived and continued to guide all ships except the SS Penguin. The SS penguin suffered for it. In 1909 it hit a rock and sunk, killing almost everyone on board.
For 5000 years, Europeans built huge magnificent cities, and lived in them, just to burn them to the ground every 75 years. People in current-day Romania, Bulgaria, Ukraine and the area, intentionally set their settlements on fire between 7000-2000 BC, for reasons still being researched.