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2011-03-10 14:55:00

NEW YORK, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- March is known for two things: St. Patrick's Day and bracket-busting basketball action. Imagine if you could experience them simultaneously, all while enjoying a pint of GUINNESS®, the world's most iconic Irish stout. This dream will soon become a reality as St. Patrick's Day and the start of basketball's most exciting tournament both occur on March 17th this year. Which is why GUINNESS, the boldest of beers, is calling on...

2011-02-09 11:17:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Groupon (http://www.groupon.com), a shopping website that offers a daily deal on the best local goods, services and cultural events in more than 500 markets around the world, set the new Guinness World Records® title for speed dating on Tuesday, February 8 with 414 daters at the "Largest Speed Dating Event" hosted at Paris Club restaurant in Chicago. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110209/LA44679-b) (Logo:...

2011-02-04 13:44:00

DALLAS, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For Crown Royal, the most important drive this weekend will be the one that ensures all adult football fans enjoying the game arrive home safely. As part of its on-going commitment to reinforcing the importance of responsible drinking, Crown Royal will stage branded SUVs throughout the Dallas-area to provide free, safe rides home throughout the weekend. Now in its eighth year, the Crown Royal "Safe Rides Home" designated-driver program has visited...

2011-01-31 07:17:00

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Diageo, the world's leading premium distilled spirits, beer and wine company, is on the road to a greener future with its fleet of more efficient corporate vehicles. The company announced today that it achieved carbon neutral status for its North American corporate fleet in 2010, a milestone in company efforts towards improved sustainability. In recognition of this accomplishment, Emkay's GoGREEN program recently granted Diageo North America...

2011-01-26 09:43:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carson-Dellosa Publishing, LLC , in partnership with Guinness World Records, has announced its first Guinness World Records® Classroom Challenge, inviting qualified K-6 teachers across America to nominate their classroom or school to break or set a Guinness World Record from January 26, 2011 - March 9, 2011 online at www.CarsonDellosa.com/record. The grand prize winner will have the chance to break an existing record or...

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2011-01-21 07:50:00

Guinness World Records has released its 2011 gamer's bible of wacky achievements, which include such feats as most swearing in a video game and most recognized character in a game. The new "Guinness World Records 2011 Gamer's Edition," published Thursday, features a wide variety of record holders from senior citizens to schoolchildren, demonstrating the extent to which people from all walks of life have embraced video gaming. "Gaming has become a hugely important part of popular culture and...

2010-12-21 00:01:52

Seventeen-year-old thoroughbred gelding Lukas, widely recognized as the world's smartest horse and holder of the world record for most numbers identified in 60 seconds, has been honored with an award certificate from State Assemblyman Curt Hagman. Chino Hills, CA (PRWEB) December 20, 2010 Seventeen-year-old thoroughbred gelding Lukas, widely recognized as the world's smartest horse and holder of the world record for most numbers identified in 60 seconds, has been honored with an award...

2010-12-08 15:59:00

NORWALK, Conn., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Guinness & Co. today launched a new campaign on Apple's iAd mobile advertising network, ensuring that adult consumers need only look as far as their mobile device in order to interact with their favorite Irish stout. iAds reach millions of iPhone and iPod touch users right in their favorite apps. Running now through St. Patrick's Day, the iAd aligns with the brand's current "Fortune Favors the Bold" campaign and offers consumers of legal...

2010-12-07 17:39:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Coon, Victor Lopez and Farris Hodo beat out 100 other hopefuls to win the "24" Marathon Challenge, a contest to see who could watch continuous episodes of the award-wining television series "24" starring Kiefer Sutherland the longest to set a new Guinness World Records achievement. The marathon, sponsored by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment to celebrate the release of "24" The Complete Series DVD box set, saw 100 contestants enter...

2010-11-18 09:12:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of aspiring record breakers from across the globe celebrated the sixth annual Guinness World Records® Day with amazing record attempts. More than 275,000 record breakers from around the planet attempted a stunning array of records commemorating the day in 2004 when Guinness World Records became the world's bestselling copyright book. People all over the world joined in the spirit of record-breaking to attempt...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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