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2012-06-05 16:36:09

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com Walt Disney and the Mickey Mouse crew are jumping on to the healthy bandwagon, setting a new standard for food advertising. The Walt Disney Co. announced on Monday that it plans to advertise only healthier foods on its TV programming. The company said that it plans to have all its advertisers meet its nutrition criteria for limiting calories and reducing saturated fat, sodium and sugar by 2015. Although one may assume that a company with its mascot...

2011-03-14 11:44:00

Inaugural Event Features a "TRY-athlon," Inspiring Kids to "TRY" New Ways of Leading a Healthier Lifestyle LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifty young essay contest winners, their families, Disney Channel Stars and Disney characters celebrate and explore a world of flavor and fun at Disney Magic of Healthy Living - The Weekend at Walt Disney World Resort March 18-20, 2011. The setting for the two-day event is World Showcase at Epcot where the "Healthy...

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).