There's one basement feature that women in particular almost always seem to notice and comment on first.
The art niche. Women go absolutely bananas for a framed out hole in the wall that's just for art. And I think I know why.
Women see an art niche as a signal that everything is ok. They instantly make a logical conclusion that if someone had the time and foresight to build a special spot, just for art, then all of the other stuff must be rock solid.
Food gathering, fire making, fighting off saber-tooth tigers, these are apparently taken care of. This dude has got things so under control that he's spending time drawing little fluffy clouds and animals on the walls of the cave.
There's one component of my art niche that I think really sets it off. [Read more...]