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ELLE Canada, August 2011 Connect - At First Sight

ELLE Canada, August 2011 Connect - At First Sight

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CONNECT

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vapours out of a glass bonglike contraption instead of actually eating.
Origin A Harvard professor invented the device, which converts liquid versions of dishes into tasty clouds of droplets—at only 200 calories for 10 minutes of huffing. Buy your own Le Whaf this fall (lelaboratoire.org). Your line “Thankfully, whaffing this vaporized champagne is enough of a conversation starter that it makes up for the lack of bubblebuzz.” Try it... On a first date, and don’t worry about getting tipsy. You can inhale alcohol vapours to enjoy flavour—without the sloppy side effects.

whaff ing verb Inhaling food

SMILE SAVVY
When you see a lust-worthy face across the room, forget batting your eyelashes. Psychologists agree that we search for one particular sign on an unfamiliar face: a smile. So, if you want to get the attention of that guy wearing the Wayfarers, flash your best grin—but do it quickly. A study from Tufts University in Massachusetts found that the mind only needs three seconds to come to a conclusion about a new acquaintance.

AT FIRST SIGHT

{NEW

LOVE}

Make the right impression; after all, you only get one shot.

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fist bump, anyone?
percent of people have hesitated to shake someone’s hand because of germ worries, according to a U.S. study conducted by Purell.

Be first on the scene the moment your secret object of affection is newly single. Thanks to the Breakup Notifier (break upnotifier.com), you can check off your crush(es) on Facebook and get an email notification as soon as he changes his relationship status—then you’re free to make your move. Besides, hitting “refresh” on his page every few seconds isn’t good for your morale. (Remember sadsack Jesse Eisenberg in the closing scene of The Social Network?)

listen up!

76 E L L E CA NA DA

SEX ON FIRE

BREAK THE ICE

Hide your playlist: Your music choices may be broadcasting how likely you are to go all the way on a first date. A survey by the dating site Tastebuds (tastebuds.fm)—which matches potential partners based on their taste in music—found that Coldplay, Adele, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and Kings of Leon fans are not willing to round all the bases, while Metallica, Nirvana, Linkin Park and Kanye West fans are game to hook up.

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TEXT, AMANDA WENEK; GERARD/MONDADORI SYNDICATION (SMILING GIRL); COLUMBIA PICTURES/THE KOBAL COLLECTION (J. EISENBERG); CONSTRUCTION PHOTOGRAPHY/CORBIS (HEADPHONES)

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