MocoNews had a post that highlighted a really clever ad that a UK paper, The Sun, did as part of its 40 years in business celebration. It is fun to watch and makes some interesting points about being a great handheld — a play off the gadgets (iPhone, BlackBerry, Droid, Palm Pre) that we run [...]
I was aware of the ad campaign where Verizon was touting how its coverage was better than AT&T’s. To me, it was a total “duh!” because my friends who have iPhones have been complaining big time about AT&T.
It’s All Thing’s Digital’s Kara Swisher who we need to thank for this one. In her pre-Thanksgiving post, she pointed out that on YouTube, there is a video of the Muppets doing Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody.
I read an interesting story in The Wall Street Journal that talked about “Franksgiving.” Apparently, in 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt decided to move Thanksgiving Day forward by a week, rather than have it take place on its traditional date, the last Thursday of November. The reason was economic. There were five Thursdays in November that [...]
Like discovering new products? When it comes to grocery shopping, whether in a big market like Safeway or specialty ones like Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s, it is nice to have a little help sorting through the tens of thousands of items available. A creature of habit, I am more likely to bomb in and [...]
Here’s something different… Looks like there is a new doggy drink called Petrol that comes in aluminum cans. The press release says it is “a dog treat beverage” which is now available in 12 oz. Rexam SLEEK(TM) cans. Petrol is formulated by a veterinary nutrition expert, and contains 100 percent natural flavorings plus six added [...]
I was aware of the Twilight series and knew it had a young adult following. But this interview of author Stephenie Meyer on Oprah that I caught purely by accident while I was stretching after my workout was a true eye-opener.
The Fox Business channel had an interview today with S. Truett Cathy, founder of Chick-fil-A and his son, Dan Cathy, who is the CEO. They talked about values — like honor, dignity and respect. And Truett talked about how they say, “my pleasure” as in “my pleasure to serve you.” It comes across as very [...]
Though transportation options were plentiful, budgets weren’t. Murray Chass calls the number of newspapers that are not covering the World Series an indication of a dying industry…