Archive for May 25th, 2011

Pet Please #51: Playing a Sport Immediately After Watching That Sport on TV

Pet Please #51: Playing a Sport Immediately After Watching That Sport on TV

One of my favorite things is watching a professional sport on TV and then playing that sport immediately afterwards. I do this when I play soccer on the weekends–I watch a few minutes of a game, get hyped up about playing, and then go out onto the field and think I’m Ronaldo. Part of the […]


How to Start a Bidding War on eBay

How to Start a Bidding War on eBay

A while ago, I read the results of a study that sold a few items on eBay. The researchers used two similar groups of auction items for the study: For group 1, they wrote standard descriptions of the items–size, color, wear and tear, etc. In group 2, however, they used the description space to give […]