Nicolas S

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The Psychology of Language: Which Words Matter the Most When We Talk

One of the things I fuss about a lot (especially at Buffer) are words—very simple words, in fact. Should it say “Hi” or “Hey?” Should it be “cheers” …

Body Language

How to Perform an A/B Test on Headlines, Tweets, Traffic, and More

Testing and experimentation are at the core of our company, both the business and the culture. We document a lot of our experimentation—on Buffer …

The Science of Persuasion: How to Get People to Agree With What You Say

“A large state does not behave at all like a gigantic municipality” – Nassim Nicholas Taleb<p>What does this statement make you think? Disagree at all? …

Critical Thinking

How To Use 10 Psychological Theories To Persuade People

Influence your audience without feeling sleazy about it with these tips on social media.<p>What are we really talking about when we’re talking about conversions?<p>Persuasion, right? Influence.<p>When we talk about conversions, we are, most of the time, discussing ways we can be more persuasive, more …

I'm Not Eating it Wrong

<i>First appeared on Food Riot by Naomi Bishop</i><p>"If the food goes in your mouth, you're doing it right," the waitress told us, in direct contrast to the instructions given by the ramen restaurant's PR rep. It was refreshing to hear -- especially after having just watched a slurping demonstration that …

Chef Advice

"There is a common misconception that <b>chefs need to sleep under the restaurant tables</b> with their apron rolled up as a pillow. <b>This is not the case.</b> You need to breathe fresh air, read books, see your loved ones. Eat other people's food, drink well, and keep an open mouth as well as an open mind." — …

Watch the Four-Minute Pub Documentary All Ale

Here's a brief (as in, 4 minute and 11 second) documentary called <i>All Ale</i> that examines the way pubs in the UK are <b>being affected by the generational shift.</b> As two young gentleman in a bar explain, they prefer to drink "shit lagers" like Foster's over the heavier old-school ales, which one of them …

Tour de Basque: 295 Miles, 26,200 Calories, 8 Meals—1 Insane Dream Trip

It's Andrew Knowlton's trip of a lifetime: Cycling 295 miles through northern Spain—with mind-blowing meals at every turn<p>Take care with these little shrimp: Once they hit the oil, they’ll cook through quickly. <i>(Credit: Christina Holmes)</i><p>2.[#image: /photos/57d82a5cb22e7d64649513a8]||||||<p>Gaztelugatxe …

Fish

12 Teas to Try

The 12 Teas Every Man Must Try<p>There’s a world of flavor beyond Grandma’s Earl Grey. Read on. Drink up.<p>You’ve already heard that tea is healthy (heck, you probably heard it from us), but here’s something you didn’t know about the oldest beverage on the planet: It can taste really damn good—as …

Everyone Has Their Own National Food Day, Here's How To Find Yours

Today is National Oyster Day. We don't know why. And we don't know who proclaimed it so -- the national oyster board, maybe? It doesn't even matter that it also happens to be Cinco de Mayo. We (or the food industry) have found a way to celebrate nearly every food made on earth, by assigning each …