Wednesday, January 23, 2008
Expensive Wine, Sean Paul Seizures and Smoking Drugs…
Nightlife News for January 23rd 2008
Expensive Wine Equals Better Tasting Wine
(Tom Randall: Bloomberg.com)
In a recent study conducted by the California Institute of Technology volunteers were asked to rate the taste of wines. Each taster was told the price of each bottle before they started sipping. In 80% of the cases, the tasters chose the more expensive wines as the better tasting wines. The only problem was that the prices were wrong. People weren’t choosing based on quality, they were choosing based on perception.
When Music is Bad for Your Health
(Kirk Fernandez: ABC News)
Stacey Gayle has a special relationship to Sean Paul’s popular song ‘Temperature’. While the dance hall hit has been known to get people moving, it had a more dramatic effect on Ms. Gayle. She suffered severe epileptic seizures when Temperature or other select songs were played.
Potential Problems Cited in New Anti Smoking Drug
The benefits associated with quitting smoking are well documented. There are multiple methods a person can use to help them quit. One of those methods is a prescription drug called Chanix. Late last week the makers of Chanix updated the warning label to indicate that Chanix might lead to agitation, depressed mood and suicidal behavior.
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