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  • Wrigley New Campaign Increased their Revenue by 20%

    03/06/2018 8:28:37 AM PST · by steve01 · 26 replies
    Viebb ^ | 06-03-18 | Steve
    As per the Global Bubble Gum Market Size, Status and Forecast, Wrigley tops the list of Bubble Gum Industry with fellow players like Cadbury, Hershey, Unigum, etc. One quality that unites the marketing strategies of all of these brands is innovation and this is area where Wrigley is leading nowadays. Not to forget "Wrigley's How it Feels to Chew 5 Gum campaign", it went viral and still there are memes and videos all over the internet on that. Who's knows what they're up to this time as they're good in coming up with innovative ideas.
  • West Germany’s Cold War Commando Gum (MP Submachine Gun) [ed]

    02/22/2018 6:00:37 AM PST · by C19fan · 12 replies
    War is Boring ^ | February 22, 2018 | Charlie Gao
    While the most famous product of Carl Walther GmbH in fiction is the PPK pistol used by James Bond, Walther actually made a line of submachine guns that were the weapon of choice of real covert operatives during the Cold War. The Walther Maschinenpistole (MP) line — in either the MP Lang (MPL) or MP Kurz (MPK) format — was used by numerous police agencies, special forces units, and counter-terror teams during the Cold War, due to its compact yet controllable design, accuracy and light weight. But what made the Walther MP the best of its time? Why did later...
  • Scrape It Off, Scrape It Off

    11/12/2015 7:19:47 PM PST · by Daffynition · 21 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | Nov 11, 2015 | Alan Taylor
    On a wall in Seattle’s Pike Place Market, thousands of pounds of chewing gum have built up over the past 20 years, stuck there by locals and visitors, eventually becoming a tourist attraction on its own. This week, the millions of gum wads are being scraped and steam-cleaned away, in a move to preserve the historic buildings, according to a story in The Seattle Times. The Times also reports that the Pike Place Market Preservation & Development Authority plans to weigh the removed gum before throwing it out. There are apparently no plans to prevent the gum wall from returning...
  • Gun scare at Lehman HS when student asks for gum

    10/15/2015 9:40:15 AM PDT · by Carl Vehse · 44 replies
    KVUE-TV ^ | October 14, 2015 | KVUE-TV, Austin TX
    KYLE, Texas -- When a Lehman High School student asked for some chewing gum, another person misheard and thought the student said the word "gun," causing a scare on campus. School officials investigated the concern while students were held in their extended class periods.
  • Gum-chewing, limo-eschewing Obama riles some Chinese

    11/10/2014 3:06:14 PM PST · by CedarDave · 59 replies
    USA Today | November 10, 2014 | Calum MacLeod
    Gannett publication, title and link only. Gum-chewing, limo-eschewing Obama riles some Chinese
  • Who Says Obama Can't Do Two Things At Once: the Gum Slinger

    06/08/2014 7:31:32 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 2 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 6-8-2014 | MOTUS
    Proof that BHO can do two things at a time: in this case chewing gum while listening.I think it is going to be part of the president's job to deal with more than one thing at once.Warning: do NOT attempt to add a third task, as it is likely to reveal the limits of even BO’s amazing multitasking abilities.“Spit that damn gum out Boo-Rock!”Important note for the White House Chief of protocol and the State Department:  Singapore does not recognize our Second Amendment right to pack a gum.And they frown on spitting it out too.“Skeeter Obama” shoots his bubble gum...
  • Obama shows respect to fallen WWII vets (chewing gum)!

    06/06/2014 5:05:40 PM PDT · by Leo Carpathian · 33 replies
    C Span | 06.06.2014 | self
    Flipping through the channels, I stopped at the program showing D-day remembrance at Normandy beach. President of France is giving speech, remembering the D-day, sacrifices and thanking veterans for their contribution to freedom. World dignitaries are sitting in the audience along with remaining veterans, Queen of England with her husband and other heads of states. Among them camera swings to our Barak Hussein Obama, President of the USA - CHEWING FREAKIN' GUM! Another example of his "respect" for non-muslim warriors.
  • Obama Chomps On Gum During D-Day Anniversary Event… Update: France Not Happy (Stay classy, Bammy)

    06/06/2014 5:13:32 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 64 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 6-6-2014 | Jim Hoft
    The leader of the Free World– Obama chews gum at 70th Anniversary of D-Day Ceremonies. Seventy years after thousands of brave men gave their lives for freedom and now we get this. Via Weasel Zippers:he French were not impressed with this disrespectful stunt. “No class at all” #Obama ac son chewing gum… Pas classe du tout #DDay70 — Laurent Caselli (@LaurentCaselli) June 6, 2014
  • (Vanity) I am through with Wrigley Gum

    03/27/2014 6:43:46 PM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 22 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 3/20/14 | Aaron Tabue
    Good morning, AdLand. Here's what you need to know today: Sarah Silverman stars in a very funny (SO NOT) new ad for Orbit gum. Made by Energy BBDO, the ad shows Silverman pitching television execs while being interrupted by an anthropomorphic coffee cup bearing her lipstick. Read more:
  • Umpire’s odd gum-throwing ritual: a salute to the game or a disrespectful gesture?

    06/06/2013 2:51:59 AM PDT · by rawhide · 32 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | 5-5-13 | By Mike Oz | Big League Stew
    Of all the umpire-related stories we've seen this year, here's one that's just really odd: Jordan Baker is a rookie umpire who's getting noticed for tossing his gum into the outfield after every half inning. If he's umping — like he was Tuesday night in the St. Louis Cardinals-Arizona Diamondbacks game — you'll see wads of gum behind him. The announcers of Tuesday's game noticed as much and talked about it on the air. That wasn't the only reason Baker was noticed. He also threw Diamondbacks bench coach Alan Trammell out of the game after an argument about a stolen...
  • FDA to investigate added caffeine in trail mix, gum, other foods

    04/30/2013 7:10:38 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 10 replies
    FOX News ^ | April 29, 2013 | Associated Press
    Trail mix. Potato chips. And now gum. With a growing number of foods boasting added caffeine for an energy boost, the Food and Drug Administration says it's time to investigate their safety. The FDA's new look at added caffeine and its effects on children and adolescents is in response to a caffeinated gum introduced this week by Wrigley.
  • Obama Chomps on Gum During G20 Photo Shoot (Video)

    06/19/2012 7:45:34 PM PDT · by Nachum · 43 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 6/19/12 | Jim Hoft
    Obama gets his chew on… Barack Obama chomped on his gum during the photo shoot with G20 leaders in Mexico.
  • The 20 Worst Charities In America

    06/09/2010 7:46:49 AM PDT · by blam · 43 replies · 58+ views
    Main Street ^ | 6-1-2010 | Greg Bocquet
    The 20 Worst Charities In America6-1 2020 By Greg Bocquet A favorite saying in business is that you have to spend money to make money. Charitable organizations, on the other hand, have to spend money to give money, and it turns out that some are woefully inefficient at channeling donations to the people they're supposed to help. The non-profit Charity Navigator Web site tracks such expenses via charities’ disclosure statements to the IRS to provide donors with an assessment of how well charities run themselves. Looking only at the supply side for the more than 5,500 charities that it tracks,...
  • Teen makes prom dress from gum wrappers

    04/13/2010 7:01:14 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 20 replies · 1,934+ views
    upi ^ | April 13, 2010
    GARNER, Iowa - An Iowa teenager preparing for her junior prom said she will be attending the event in a dress she created from hundreds of gum wrappers. Elizabeth Rasmuson said the colored wrappers of Wrigley's 5 gum inspired her to create a jacket from the wrappers last year and the success of that project led her to create a dress for next weekend's prom at Garner-Hayfield High School in Garner, KIMT-TV, Mason City, Iowa, reported Tuesday. Rasmuson said she began collecting wrappers in August and lost count of how many went into her dress at about 200. Rasmuson's boyfriend,...
  • World's Longest Gum Wrapper Chain Dwarfs Mount Everest

    03/20/2010 6:22:47 AM PDT · by Daffynition · 41 replies · 1,511+ views
    AOLNews ^ | March 19, 2010 | Buck Wolf
    (March 19) -- In 1965, a 14-year-old Canadian kid started building a chain of chewing gum wrappers, just like millions of other kids. The only difference between Gary Duschl and your typical kid is that he never stopped, and his chain is now 12 miles long -- 42 times the height of the Empire State Building, twice the height of Mount Everest and long enough to cross 210 football fields. "If you were to get in a car and drive 60 mph from one end of the chain, it would take you 12 minutes to get to the other," says...
  • Gum wrapper chain named decade's top stunt

    01/05/2010 4:33:12 PM PST · by JoeProBono · 27 replies · 1,154+ views
    upi ^ | Jan. 5, 2010
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Guinness World Records said a Virginia man's constantly growing chewing gum wrapper chain was named the top stunt of the past decade. Gary Duschl of Virginia Beach got 62 percent of the online votes for the top stunt category on the Guinness Web site, beating out a man who swallowed swords and another who placed rattlesnakes in his mouth, The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot reported Tuesday. "It's an honor, and I'm very pleased to be even in the top 100, but to make it in the top 10, boy, I'm just amazed with that," said...
  • Exploding Chewing Gum Blows Off College Student's Jaw

    12/10/2009 12:53:32 AM PST · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 39 replies · 2,080+ views
    FOX News ^ | 12/09/2009 | FOX News
    A chemistry student in the Ukraine was found dead with his jaw blown off by what is believed to be exploding chewing gum, according to reports. The 25-year-old's disfigured remains were discovered at his parent's home in the northern Ukrainian city of Konotop, reports in the Eastern European country said. The young man, who studied at Kiev Polytechnic Institute, was working at a computer late on Saturday when the alleged explosion happened.
  • Spit Out Your Gum: Senator Boxer

    10/13/2009 12:16:58 PM PDT · by Harley · 8 replies · 777+ views
    CNN ^ | Oct 13, 2009 | Jeannie Moos
    A senator gets caught on camera spitting out her gum. CNN's Jeanne Moos chews the fat on embarrassing gum incidents. Click here.
  • Hamas: Israel Dispensing Gum that Arouses Sex Appetite

    07/13/2009 7:24:29 PM PDT · by Nachum · 28 replies · 1,200+ views
    Israel National News ^ | 7/13/09 | staff
    ( Spokesman Aslam Shahuan of the Hamas police force in Gaza alleged on Monday that Israeli intelligence sources were trying to corrupt the young generation by distributing chewing gum that arouses one's sexual appetite. The case started when a Gaza resident's daughter felt side effects from the gum.
  • Gulp! Mexico tells citizens to swallow their gum (Mexico get tough on Gum!)

    01/07/2009 12:43:59 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 14 replies · 510+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 1/7/2009 | MARK STEVENSON
    MEXICO CITY – The country that gave the world chewing gum is getting gummed up: The average square yard (meter) of Mexico City sidewalk has 70 blobs of discarded chew. Now Mexico is responding with innovations ranging from expensive sidewalk steam-cleaners to natural chewing gum that breaks down quickly. It's even telling its citizens (gulp!) to swallow their gum. The general in the war on discarded chewing gum is Ricardo Jaral, Mexico City's director for conservation of public spaces. He bemoans the blackened gobs that mar the newly restored 700-year-old downtown area, whose rough, porous paving stones serve as stubborn...