Museum Challenge: The New York Transit Museum – Fun and Interesting

Of all the museums I’ve visited in New York City, the New York Transit Museum was the most fun, even though it’s also (so far) the smallest. The museum is designed in a way that allows for interaction with many of the exhibits. There was a whole class of children on a field trip playingContinue reading “Museum Challenge: The New York Transit Museum – Fun and Interesting”

A Very Clever Snail Mail Marketing Trick

A few days ago I was looking through the mail and I saw an envelope that was addressed to me.  I scanned the return address and I thought to myself, ‘Who do I know in Connecticut?’  I couldn’t think of anyone off the top of my head, but the envelope was shaped like a greetingContinue reading “A Very Clever Snail Mail Marketing Trick”

Using Geisha Imagery To Sell Modern Products

The following image is of a soap that appears to be popular in the Philippines, where most women (and quite a few of them men) are obsessed with whitening their skin and maintaining a fair complexion.  The image of a painted geisha face very effectively communicates the idea of a fair complexion and the purposeContinue reading “Using Geisha Imagery To Sell Modern Products”

Triple Homicide At Tampines 1

When we walked into Tampines 1 earlier this evening, there was a large crowd gathered around the opening on the first level, looking across to the other side.  We were curious to see what was going on, so my wife and I quickly joined the crowd. On the other side of the opening there wasContinue reading “Triple Homicide At Tampines 1”

Excuse Me Sir, But You Have Soup On Your Shirt

I saw this set up at Bossini a few days ago in some mall or another.  I don’t remember where.  At first I was like, hey that’s pretty neat.  I looked at the shirts and I was even thinking it was pretty cool.  Then I realized that it was a move to pull in suckers.Continue reading “Excuse Me Sir, But You Have Soup On Your Shirt”