Tag Archives: shopping

My lip balm is eating my lips!

The other day I hurried home from work, pulled open my bathroom cupboard and with a crazed look in my eye, scanned through the list of ingredients of my various lip balms and moisturisers for salicylic acid.   For according to Martin … Continue reading

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Does online shopping make you happy?

Consumerism has a bad name, and recently has been suggested as a reason for teenagers stealing trainers during the London riots. So it is therefore intriguing to see a new paper from Fabio Sabitini at the University of Rome’s Department … Continue reading

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Does Walmart make you fat?

Why might people in developed countries be eating more today than they used to? One plausible factor is the fall in the cost of obtaining food. Hunting and gathering is such a hassle in comparison with going to the supermarket. … Continue reading

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When shopping took on religion

I don’t mean to sound preachy or patronising, but apparently going to church instead of shopping makes women happier. It’s not clear why, if this is the case, they are not going to church and continuing to go shopping. Maybe … Continue reading

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