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2014-06-02 08:27:47

Contest Entry Opens Today as SVEDKA Vodka Seeks to Find How Far The Top Five Bartenders Will Go To Ice Out the Competition SAN FRANCISCO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- SVEDKA Vodka is seeking to crown the best of the nation's "power-mixers" at the first annual SVEDKA SHAKEDOWN on Monday, August 11(th). Taking place in Miami, this event will put five of the nation's best bartenders against one another for their chance to win $5,000 and deserve the unlimited bragging rights of The SVEDKA...

2010-12-20 18:45:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Although it's considered the most wonderful time of the year, the holiday season can lead many people to scream "there must be another way!" Dealing with crowded shopping malls, no parking spaces and sold out must-have items; the holidays can be one of the more stressful times of year. However, in 1966 a man found "another way" to deal with the frustration, which has become part of pop-culture history. (Photo:...

2010-09-20 13:58:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Belvedere Vodka announces the launch of a worldwide search for its next Global Brand Ambassador. Aptly called the Belvedere "Dream Job", vodka aficionados and amateurs alike are invited to compete for a chance to win a one year, $100,000 contract working directly for Belvedere and gaining international recognition for his or her creativity in cocktail creation and brand advocacy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100920/NY67820LOGO ) (Photo:...

2009-04-22 17:48:00

Track and Share Your Personal Best with SI GOLFNation Sponsored by the World's Best Tasting Vodka MIAMI, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- GREY GOOSE(R) Vodka, the "World's Best Tasting Vodka," is proud to be the first sponsor of SI GOLFNation, a newly designed digital application powered by GOLF.com, GOLF Magazine, and Sports Illustrated. SI GOLFNation is an integrated game and social management platform connecting golfers to their golf friends in order to improve their golf experiences both on...

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2008-09-08 08:45:00

Current United Nation's laws regarding Artic industries may need some changes to address current issues such as oil exploration and shipping, legal experts said on Sunday. Existing regulations, while addressing needs from bio prospecting to fish stocks, are being labeled insufficient. The Polar regions, such as the Artic, face new challenges due to the reality of the climate changes. Summer sea ice in the Artic is dangerously close to a record low in 2007. "The question is: do we deal with...

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2008-04-29 16:05:00

A new study may end the century-old controversy over what ingredient in absinthe caused the exotic green aperitif's supposed mind-altering effects and toxic side-effects when consumed to excess. In the most comprehensive analysis of old bottles of original absinthe "” once quaffed by the likes of van Gogh, Degas, Toulouse-Lautrec and Picasso to enhance their creativity "” a team of scientists from Europe and the United States have concluded the culprit was plain and simple:A high...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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