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2014-06-15 06:05:38

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Not long after the presumably more consumer-friendly nutritional information labels were rolled out, Beth Landman of The New Yorker magazine published an expose, entitled 'Too Good To Be True', in the May 30, 1994 issue that spelled out how deceptive marketing paired with the new labels seemed to confound an otherwise moderately intelligent consumer base. The mid-90's experienced a craze that might seem somewhat familiar today, the...

2014-05-29 16:20:53

New campaign features work of renowned cartoonist for The New Yorker CALGARY, May 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Taking a page from one of the world's most iconic publications, WestJet has launched a campaign to promote its WestJet RBC World Elite MasterCard that features original work by Lee Lorenz, longtime cartoonist and former cartoon editor of The New Yorker magazine. The campaign features six original cartoon illustrations depicting some of the most common complaints voiced by holders...

2014-04-29 16:27:16

CNE to Create THE SCENE - an Industry-First Platform for Curated Premium Digital-First Video Content NEW YORK, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Conde Nast Entertainment (CNE) today unveiled the next phase of its digital expansion at its second annual Digital Content NewFront. CNE, which launched its digital video network in March 2013 with GQ and Glamour channels, has built the network into a growing force with eleven iconic branded channels inspired by storied...

2014-04-14 16:24:45

10th Annual Award Luncheon April 23, 2014, New York Athletic Club NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Appraisers Association of America is pleased to announce that Peter Schjeldahl, Art Critic for the New Yorker will be receiving the 2014 Appraisers Association Award for Excellence in the Arts. The award will be presented at their 10(th) Annual Award Luncheon on April 23, 2014 at the New York Athletic Club in New York City. Peter Schjeldahl has been a writer...

2014-01-21 23:23:55

On January 27th, PaleoHacks.com will launch the inaugural PaleoCon, the largest web summit on the paleo diet. Headliners include Professor Loren Cordain, two-time Olympic gold medalist Erin Cafaro, CrossFit star Julie Foucher, and bestselling authors Robb Wolf and Mark Sisson. Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 The Paleo Diet was the most popular diet of 2013 according to Google, and paleo is the hot new diet trend for New Year’s resolutions in 2014. PaleoHacks.com, the largest online...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.