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Corporate Speech: 'Have A Smiley Day'

Brian Rooney | Posted 11.24.2012 | Comedy
Brian Rooney

At the movies the kid behind the counter says, "You can have the extra large for another dollar," as if I appeared to be in any doubt about whether I wanted a medium.

Supersizing Boosts Your Self Importance, Study Says

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.17.2012 | Home

What's the real reason consumers like their meals supersized? They boost a person's sense of importance, according to a new study. The report by Da...

Sizes of Food Orders Are Affected by the Need for Status

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 06.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Art Markman, Ph.D.

An interesting recent study suggests that the size of a portion that someone orders can be influenced by their need to enhance their status.

Countdown to Carnaval... Madonna Does the Supersize Samba

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Eric Ehrmann

Tall and tan and young and lovely is getting harder to find because Brazil is adopting American-style bad eating habits that are driving teletubby statistics off the charts.