January 01, 1999
Meetings & Conventions: Short Cuts January 1999 Current Issue
January 1999 Short Cuts - Tips for Work, Home and Life
EDITED BY LOREN G. EDELSTEIN
BEYOND THE DANISH
Why not rethink the typical coffee break and make that 15 minutes an opportunity to impress? Here's what some properties offer by way of themed breaks, adopting everything from Far East flavors to bagels and miniature golf.

WAIST NOT, WANT NOT?
The Pedal 'N Play Cycle, a combination stationary bike/slot machine, lets casino guests burn calories and cash simultaneously. After all, as they say, you can never be too rich or too thin.

HEALTH BEAT: WORT WORRIES
St. John's wort is one of today's hottest herbal supplements, but is it a viable solution to depression? The answer might be depressing.

FOR THE BOOKSHELF
We review two miniature coffee table books by Peter Guttman: Worlds to Imagine: Dream Journeys for Romantic Travelers and Nights to Imagine: Magical Places to Stay in America.

FAST FORWARD
RegWeb helps planners capture online registrations.

WEB SITES WE LIKE
Food, glorious food--We surf sites for coupon clippers, cereal lovers and even those who eat broccoli.

ETC.
Worries and wishes of today's 15- to 30-year-olds--Soviet aircraft carrier to become a hotel in Macau.


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