[Telly] Savalas’ most famous role was as the star of the television series Kojak. Lt. Theo Kojak was a bald New York City detective with a fondness for lollipops and whose trademark line was “Who loves ya, baby?”
Duluth is a port city in the U.S. state of Minnesota and the county seat of St. Louis County. Since 1977, Duluth has played host to Grandma’s Marathon (named after its original sponsor, Grandma’s Restaurant), drawing runners from all over the world.
[Ed McMahon] performed in numerous television commercials, most notably for Budweiser.
Budweiser remains one of the world’s lowest rated beers on notable rating sites such as BeerAdvocate.com and RateBeer.com. Some drinkers prefer the lightness of beers like Budweiser and consume it as a refreshment or for its inebriating effects, beer writers consider it to be bland. The beer is light-bodied with faint sweet notes and negligible bitterness, leading to reviews characterizing it as a “…beer of underwhelming blandness”.
[The dog‘s] impact on human society has given them the nickname “Man’s best friend” in the western world
Chuck Norris facts are satirical factoids about martial artist and actor Chuck Norris that have become an Internet phenomenon and as a result have become widespread in popular culture. The facts are normally absurd hyperbolic claims about Norris’s toughness, attitude, virility, sophistication, and masculinity.
The Honda Ridgeline is a mid to full size sport utility truck produced by the Japanese automaker Honda. Although the Ridgeline is more aptly classified as a sport utility truck, this recently-introduced category is not well known with consumers.
Afternoon tea is a light meal typically eaten between 3 pm and 5 pm. The custom of drinking tea originated in England [and] various places that belonged to the former British Empire also have such a meal.
A rock star or rockstar is a member of a rock and roll band, or only an artist in the genre (the term usually implies celebrity status, or ‘stardom’).
In information technology, Universal Serial Bus (USB) is a serial bus standard to connect devices to a host computer. USB was designed to allow many peripherals to be connected using a single standardized interface socket and to improve plug and play capabilities by allowing hot swapping; that is, by allowing devices to be connected and disconnected without rebooting the computer or turning off the device.
The USB 1.0 specification was introduced in 1994. USB was created by the core group of companies that consisted of Intel, Compaq, Microsoft, Digital, IBM, and Northern Telecom.
At its founding, Gordon Moore and Robert Noyce wanted to name their new company Moore Noyce. The name, however, sounded remarkably similar to more noise — an ill-suited name for an electronics company, since noise is typically associated with bad interference. They then used the name NM Electronics for almost a year, before deciding to call their company INTegrated ELectronics or Intel for short. However, Intel was already trademarked by a hotel chain, so they had to buy the rights for that name at the beginning.
Cash4Gold.com is a Pompano Beach, Florida based division of Albar Precious Metal Refining, that buys gold, primarily from jewelry, acting as an online pawn broker. It is notable for advertising during Super Bowl XLIII in 2009. Sources place the cost for the 30-second advertisement at $2.4-$3.0 million US dollars.
Edward “Ed” Leo Peter McMahon, Jr. (born March 6, 1923) is an American comedian, game show host, announcer, and television personality most famous for his work on television as Johnny Carson’s announcer on Who Do You Trust? from 1957 to 1962 and on the Tonight Show from 1962 to 1992, and as the host of the talent show Star Search from 1983 to 1995.
Stanley Kirk Burrell (born March 30, 1962), better known by his stage names MC Hammer and Hammer, is an American multi-platinum selling MC and dancer most popular during the late 1980s until the mid-1990s, known for his dramatic rise and fall from fame and fortune and his trademark Hammer Pants.