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Broadband fuels surging global media market June 23, 2006

Posted by grhomeboy in Advertising, Entertainment, Internet.
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Broadband fuels surging global media market.

Read this report here > Media spending to reach $1.8 trillion in 2010: report

According to a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers, total worldwide entertainment spending by consumers will reach $1.8 trillion in 2010, with consumer spending on online and wireless media projected to triple to reach $67 billion in 2010.

The report also projects that growth in Internet ad spending will continue to outpace other advertising media.

Viva Las Vegas!

FREAKY FACTS June 23, 2006

Posted by grhomeboy in Culture, Science.
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Butts of fire: We call them fireflies, lightning bugs and glowworms.

But the scientific names of various firefly species, based on Latin or Greek descriptions, can be just as colorful. Some examples: the macrolampis, meaning “big light”; the microdiphot, meaning “small paired lights”; and the pyropyga, meaning “fire butt.”

Get on the facts at > FREAKY FACTS and Let’s get it on: While all firefly larvae light up, not all species glow as adults. Of those that do, each species uses a specific flash pattern to attract a mate.

The signals can range from a continuous glow to a single flash to a pulsing strobe light and ………..

New restaurant blends cuisine June 22, 2006

Posted by grhomeboy in Food Drinks News.
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New restaurant blends cuisine Off the Menu

FR.OG, which stands for French Origin, will make its debut this fall in New York offering dishes influenced by Vietnam, North Africa and Lebanon. Chat Noir is another restaurant set to hit the New York scene this fall, which is being opened by the owner of Noodle Bar.

Michelin has chefs playing spot the critic June 22, 2006

Posted by grhomeboy in Food Drinks News.
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The upcoming second U.S. edition of the Michelin Guide has many restaurants in the San Francisco area on notice, with chefs striving to put their best foot forward in an effort to capture the coveted Michelin stars.

The first Michelin U.S. edition focused on New York. See the details at this article Michelin has chefs playing spot the critic to know all about Michelin guide puts San Francisco chefs on best behavior.

High scoring football snacks June 22, 2006

Posted by grhomeboy in Food Drinks News, Sports.
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World Cup recipe videos
The World Cup gets serious now for the last 16 teams, and while the players get orange slices and motivational abuse at half-time, we have video clips online to offer complimentary cuisine when catering for your World Cup parties. Watch these here > World Cup

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