Wednesday, February 18, 2009


Izzy pointed me to an ingenious Texas A&M study on Vervet Monkeys and toy choice. As with humans, female monkeys tend to choose dolls, male monkeys tend to choose trucks.

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Monday, February 16, 2009


How to get picky eaters to pick fruits and vegetables?

See joined a psychologist to create this tool to put the power of planning healthy meals into kids' hands. And it's game-like quality could spur Healthy competition.

If I were Del Monte, Dole, Bird's Eye or a grocery chain, I'd go bananas about this clever but simple idea.

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Thursday, February 05, 2009


Little Caroline can take class called "Princess Ballet--and you can see why that's offered. Look what she lugs in her backpack: a posse of princesses. Later she found one more figure at the bottom, a lone prince.

You can keep your handsome prince. I put my chips on the princess square.

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