Pass the Dark Chocolate

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in Uncategorized

Winter is coming and the chill in the air may induce hibernation mode in all of us. In addition to pumpkin spice and everything nice, one staple that wouldn’t make curling up with the blankets quite complete is hot chocolate. And in fact, a recent study says it may actually be good for you, but […]

We’re Heading to Cuba

Posted by on Oct 15, 2016 in Uncategorized

Good news for folks who’ve always wanted to get their hands on Cuban cigars and rum. The Obama administration announced a new round of executive actions surrounding Cuba’s trade and travel today. As long as it’s for personal consumption, travelers are now able to purchase unlimited amounts of Cuban stogies and libations. But there’s a […]

Looking for Some Inspiration?

Posted by on Sep 30, 2016 in Uncategorized

It’s time for the weekend, and sometimes the urge to do nothing and stay in is just too great. Your motivation is gone, and you just want rest. Although you may need some R&R, you may want to look at how you perceive your locus of control. Charles Duhigg, Pulitzer-prize winning journalist and Albuquerquean tells […]

A Plane, A Party, A Park Festival

Posted by on Sep 23, 2016 in Uncategorized

While we all know that Facebook is a time waster, a new study suggests that it could also do you some good. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University found that people sending you personal messages through the site can up your happy factor. But, according to the study, simply scrolling through feeds doesn’t have the same effect…the messages must be personalized to […]

Chile-Meets-Chocolate, Pizza for A Cause (and More)

Posted by on Sep 16, 2016 in Uncategorized

Germaphobes, rejoice. Researchers at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J., found that bacteria can spread to the food you dropped on the floor in less than one second, according to a study published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology. “The five-second rule is a significant oversimplification of what actually happens when bacteria transfer from a surface to food,” says Donald Schaffner, […]