At the exit of the first cave I was thrilled by the experience! I had been warned that the next cave was more of a challenge so I wasn too sure if I wanted to continue, but I was easily convinced. Half way through the second cave we reached a set of waterfalls which is where things became interesting, to say the least. The first waterfall was small and easy enough to scale (as long as you took it slow) the second one was another story however..
Apparently, stronger psychological forces are at work, at least when it comes to a certain breed of shopper. Shared experience of waiting is part of what’s driving consumer satisfaction, according to the experts cited in a MarketWatch story. Instead of the communal suffering in a wait to get through an airport TSA checkpoint, waiting outside an Apple Store for the latest iWhatever, or camping out on a Best Buy sidewalk before Black Friday, has become a giddy, exciting experience shared by those willingly joining in..
Because I was out of town on assignment for part of the week, I didn do the food challenge. But using grocery ads, I did put together a grocery list and meal plan that would have fit the budget. It included chicken and fresh vegetables, as well as staples like oatmeal and pasta..
“Everyone who has seen ‘The Social Network’ knows the story of Facebook’s founding,” Adam Fisher writes at the start of “Sex, Beer, and Coding: Inside Facebook’s Wild Early Days” in Wired. Fisher’s intro sets up an excerpt from “Valley of Genius: The Uncensored History of Silicon Valley,” his new book hitting bookstores this week. As he writes of his project, “For this oral history of those critical months back in 2004 and 2005, I interviewed all the key players and talked to a few other figures who had insight into the founding era.”.
On the first few floors, the ceilings will be 12 feet high, loftier than the eight foot ceilings you find in a typical apartment. Up on the seventh storey, the ceilings will tower to 16 feet. And on the eighth storey, the penthouse suites will be built on three levels and offer residents stunning rooftop patios.
The PYCO oil mills have quite a monopoly on acquiring seed from the region’s gins, which would appear to give the farmers little power in marketing their seed. But the Shallowater gin, along with about 175 other gins across the South, own PYCO, and the Reinsches, of course, own a piece of the gin. The income from the world’s largest oil mill, then, is paid to the region’s gins, which in turn pass it through in dividends to growers like Nelson and Ruth..