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2014-07-09 20:22:40

Charitable Organization Pays Tribute to the Life of 4-Year Old Oscar by Ensuring All Children Have the Chance to Play LOS ANGELES, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Oscar Litwak Foundation, a charitable organization in the United States, is on a mission to ensure each and every hospitalized child's psychological need for everyday happiness is met, no matter their condition. By providing Mobile Playrooms to hospitals in need, The Oscar Litwak Foundation grants children access to toys,...

2014-07-08 08:28:40

New App Will Let Consumers Virtually Locate, Drive and Take Photos with the Wienermobile MADISON, Wis., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- To connect with Wienermobile vehicle fans on and off the road the Oscar Mayer brand has launched the first-ever Wienermobile mobile application for iOS and Android devices. The app is a continuation of the vehicle's foray into social and mobile marketing. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140707/124589 Available in the Google Play or...

2014-06-11 08:24:56

New App Will Let Consumers Virtually Locate, Drive and Take Photos with the Wienermobile MADISON, Wis., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To connect with Wienermobile vehicle fans on and off the road the Oscar Mayer brand today launched the first-ever Wienermobile mobile application for iOS and Android devices. The app is a continuation of the vehicle's foray into social and mobile marketing. Available in the Google Play or App stores for free to download, the Wienermobile app will...

2014-05-12 08:28:34

Brand Rallies to Get Michael Bacon More Twitter Followers Than Any Other Member of the Bacon Family MADISON, Wis., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a show of support for unsung bacons everywhere, Oscar Mayer Turkey Bacon today announced a campaign to get Emmy-Award-winning composer Michael Bacon the most Twitter followers in the Bacon family. While both Michael Bacon and Oscar Mayer Turkey Bacon have many great qualities, they are often overshadowed by other well-known members of...

2014-03-31 23:02:54

“We all know that Robert Zemeckis is one of our industry’s finest Directors,” said Mark Wolper, President & Executive Producer of The Wolper Organization at Warner Bros. and Chair of the Endeavor Awards Host Committee, to which Mr. Zemeckis has been named. “What his fans and even friends might not know is that Zemeckis is also a compassionate supporter of Public Benefit Aviation.” Santa Monica, California (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Robert Zemeckis, who is a licensed pilot,...

2014-03-20 23:03:02

Two-Day Conference to Feature Live Discussion by Oscar® Award-Winning ‘Gravity’ Team and Keynote by Industry Visionary Chris Cookson White Plains, N.Y. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that the 2014 NAB Show’s Technology Summit on Cinema: The Future of Motion...

Wake Up and Smell the Bacon
2014-03-06 09:53:44

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Have you ever had voices from a nearby television or radio work their way into your early morning dreams? Now you can have that same experience – only using the heavenly smells and sounds of bacon. Oscar Mayer has depicted some potential bacon-themed dreams in an epic new video as a part of the ad campaign for its new bacon-themed alarm-clock iPhone app and dongle, which wakes up its users with sounds of sizzling bacon,...

2014-03-06 08:34:52

The Oscar Mayer Institute for the Advancement of Bacon Introduces Wake Up & Smell the Bacon MADISON, Wis., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for Daylight Saving Time, the Oscar Mayer brand is breaking new ground with the first-ever iOS device that allows early risers to wake up to the delightful smell of bacon without lifting a frying pan. The device, aptly named Wake Up & Smell the Bacon, syncs with the Oscar Mayer Wake Up & Smell the Bacon iPhone application to...

2014-03-05 12:24:29

From the Red Carpet to the Acceptance Speeches, Watch the Biggest Stories of the Academy Awards SAN FRANCISCO, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Academy Awards is a night gone by, but consumers are still tuning in to blinkx.com for the highlights from Hollywood's biggest party. Some of the most popular videos include: The Oscars Selfie - Ellen's star-studded "selfie" photo with other a-list celebrities such as Meryl Streep, who has never tweeted in her life, generated over 3...

2014-03-03 20:21:05

- Half of all English-language television viewers in Canada tuned in to THE OSCARS - - THE OSCARS delivers more viewers in Toronto and Edmonton than SUPER BOWL XLVIII - - ETALK delivers a full OSCAR recap, with exclusive interviews with newly minted OSCAR-winners, tonight on CTV - To tweet this release: http://bit.ly/NoLCiT TORONTO, March 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Second time was the charm for host Ellen DeGeneres as 6.12 million viewers watched THE 86(TH) ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS(®)( )on...


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2007-03-26 18:29:03

Astronotus ocellatus is a species of fish from the cichlid family known under a variety of common names including Oscar, Tiger oscar, Velvet cichlid or Marble cichlid. In South America, where the species occurs, A. ocellatus are often found for sale as a food fish in the local markets; however, its slow growth limits its potential for aquaculture. The species is also a popular aquarium fish. Appearance, size and coloration A. ocellatus have been reported to grow to a length of 18 in...

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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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