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2010-10-18 12:48:00

DENVER, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- N3L Optics, sports performance eyewear retailer, today announced the grand re-opening of its newly remodeled store located in the Cherry Creek Mall. A premier destination for all your sport performance eyewear needs, N3L makes it easy for customers to select the sunglasses that fit their sport and lifestyle. Designed for athletes of all skill levels and showcasing a wide variety of performance eyewear from 18 brand manufactures such as Oakley, Ray-Ban,...

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2010-09-16 11:00:00

Luxottica, an Italian eyewear company, said on Wednesday that it plans to launch the world's first 3D prescription lenses through sunglass company Oakley later on this year. Oakley "has achieved unparalleled visual clarity while extending the wearer's peripheral viewing angle and providing a truer alignment of 3D images," Luxottica said in a statement. The Italian company said that it has been using DreamWorks Animation's workshops for testing. The company said "premium editions in the new...

2010-09-02 07:00:00

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Sport sunglass retailer N3L Optics® announced today the opening of their first factory outlet store, located at Orlando Premium Outlets® in Orlando, Florida. The outlet opening marks N3L's second location in Orlando and provides Central Florida residents the opportunity to discover how the latest frames and lenses can help to improve the enjoyment of their sport. Designed for weekend warriors and athletes of...

2010-05-21 10:00:00

LAKE FOREST, Calif., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Sport specialty sunglass retailer, N3L Optics, announced today the grand opening of two new interactive retail locations at the Chandler Fashion Center, Chandler, AZ and FlatIrons Crossing Mall in Broomfield, CO. The innovative new store design features an open flow format and experiential retail technology to help customers select the performance eyewear that is ideal for their active lifestyle. The two new locations mark the latest addition...

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2010-03-11 15:35:45

By studying the hydra, a member of an ancient group of sea creatures that is still flourishing, scientists at UC Santa Barbara have made a discovery in understanding the origins of human vision. The finding is published in this week's issue of the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, a British journal of biology. Hydra are simple animals that, along with jellyfish, belong to the phylum cnidaria. Cnidarians first emerged 600 million years ago. "We determined which genetic 'gateway,' or ion...

2010-01-25 11:00:00

DALLAS, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- TM Advertising today announced that Bill Oakley has expanded his responsibilities at the agency to now include both the top creative post of chief creative officer and managing director. Oakley, who joined TM Advertising in 1990, has previously held the roles of group creative director and worldwide creative director on the American Airlines account. "Bill's extensive experience in leading clients both in the U.S. and globally (American Airlines,...

2009-10-01 07:00:00

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakley, Inc. today announced that it is extending its partnership with Young Survival Coalition® (YSC), the premier international non-profit network focused on the concerns and issues unique to young women affected by breast cancer. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091001/LA85005-a) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091001/LA85005-b) Oakley will release two new YSC special-edition eyewear...

2009-09-30 07:00:00

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakley, Inc. today announced the release of the 2009 Gretchen Bleiler Signature Series, a collection of premium apparel and accessories that celebrate the style and spark of the namesake snowboarding champion. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090930/LA83261) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080828/LATH022LOGO) "Both on and off the mountain, Gretchen embodies the Oakley brand," said Jenn Bradley, director...

2009-09-29 07:00:00

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakley announced its new Pro Rider Series, a line of premium performance apparel for the Fall 2009 season of mountain recreation. The company relied on the expertise of top skiers and snowboarders from around the globe to develop and test new designs that incorporate some of the best technologies in technical outerwear, along with refinements in fit, convenience features and aesthetic cues inspired by today's pros. Concurrent with the...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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