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Sensation Seeking, Sports Cars, and Hedge Funds (new study)
Sensation Seeking, Sports Cars, and Hedge Funds (new study) ● “The emerging [hedge fund] manager who goes out and buys a fancy sports car right off the bat is someone you probably want to avoid.” ...
Future fashion cycles of Korean pants – a study
Future fashion cycles of Korean pants – a study ● Is it possible to establish a fashion theory frame to forecast future fashion cycles of pants (in the Republic of Korea) – through analyzing past ...
The Hemline and The Economy – examining an urban legend
The Hemline and The Economy – examining an urban legend ● “Urban legend has it that the hemline is correlated with the economy. In times of decline, the hemline moves towards the floor (decreases), and when ...
Melanesian nose-flutes – did they ever exist?
Melanesian nose-flutes – did they ever exist? ● Reports about the existence of nose flutes in Melanesia may have been greatly exaggerated. According to Univ.-Doz. Dr. Raymond Ammann of the Institutes für Musikwissenschaft, ...
Puppet Master: Possible Influence of Parasite <i>Toxoplasma gondii</i> on Managers and Employees
Puppet Master: Possible Influence of Parasite Toxoplasma gondii on Managers and Employees ● Is your boss easily distracted? Impulsive? With a diminishing IQ? It’s possible the he/she might be hosting the mind-altering parasite Toxoplasma gondii. Attention is drawn ...

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