Four Facts

Originally posted on joeyfullystated:
Cordelia’s Mom nominated me for this challenge the other day, and I wasn’t going to do it, because I’d just done something similar on Facebook. But then Anxious Mom also nominated me and she said if I didn’t do it, I’d have to perform some bizarre ritual involving MMM Bop and setting…

The Vino Cap – a screw cap designed to enhance your wine! #winexplorer

Originally posted on The Wine Wankers:
South Australian brothers, Joshua and Simon Schmidt of Vinnovate have won the Brancott Estate winexplorer innovation challenge and $35,000, following a competitive pitch to a panel of expert judges from the world of wine, entrepreneurship, innovation and media. Their winning innovation is the Vino Cap – a screw cap that…

Breathtaking Kejimkujik Seaside

Originally posted on O' Canada:
Seaweed and Rocks, Kejimkujik National Seaside, NS ___ On the south shore of Nova Scotia about 110 miles (175 km) southwest of Halifax sits the amazing Kejimkujik Seaside, which is an extension of the much larger inland Kejimkujik National Park.  Its remote hiking paths along windy shores offer breathtaking views…

Keeping cool

Originally posted on bluebird of bitterness:
The temperature in Detroit was 98 degrees and rising on July 8, 1946, when the Goldberg brothers — Lowell, Norman, Hiram, and Maxwell — walked into Henry Ford’s office and sweet-talked his secretary into telling him that four gentlemen were there with the most exciting innovation in the auto…

Brancott Estate uncorks innovation with their winexplorer challenge

Originally posted on The Wine Wankers:
Brancott Estate were innovators when 40 years ago they planted the first Sauvignon Blanc vines in Marlborough NZ, helping to create a whole new wine style that is recognised the world over. So it’s fitting that together with Bluechilli they launched winexplorer – an innovation challenge that gives entrepreneurs, inventors and wine lovers the opportunity to…

Chili’s tokes up on the ’70’s with new ad campaign, “Chillin’ since ’75.” — Gods of Advertising

No shoes, No shirt, No problem… Somewhat unexpectedly, Chili’s bar and grill is going for the big branding idea with its new retro ad campaign from agency, Hill Holiday. I say “unexpectedly” because when it comes to advertising, chains like Chili’s, Fridays and the like usually default to food porn and price points vs. any […] … More Chili’s tokes up on the ’70’s with new ad campaign, “Chillin’ since ’75.” — Gods of Advertising

“The Purge: Election Year.” A violent fiction just barely stranger than the truth. — Gods of Advertising

Say what you will about the horror franchise but the latest Purge movie is eerily prophetic in its depiction of the divisive state of our Union. For those unawares, the concept deals with a government sanctioned night of rage that takes place once a year in America. All crimes, including murder, are legal for 12 … More “The Purge: Election Year.” A violent fiction just barely stranger than the truth. — Gods of Advertising