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What is Halo?

Halo is a very popular series of first-person games that run on the Microsoft platform particularly on Xbox and Xbox 360. Launched in 2001, the Halo series is considered one of the best video games in the first-person shooting category. The Halo series is also touted as one of the most expensive video games ever [...]

What is mescaline?

Mescaline is a naturally occurring alkaloid contained in a San Pedro cactus or Peyote that cause hallucination. Its effects can be likened to an (Lysergic acid diethylamide) LSD and psilocybin. Known as one of the most popular type of chewing peyote, mescaline comes in a cute knob-like shape. It is also processed in laboratories for [...]

What is LARPing?

LARPing refers to playing LARP or taking part of a LARP event. LARP stands for Live-Action Role-Playing and it refers to a game wherein people will play different fictional roles based on a particular theme or movie. LARPing is likened to being part of a theater or play with a gaming element. In LARPing, people [...]

What is folk music?

Folk music refers to music that is a representation of a particular community. Folk music is easy to sing and can be performed by any individual even if these individuals are not trained musicians using any instrument within their reach. Folk music also has evolved over time. Some folk music was created during times when [...]

What is gossip?

Gossip is defined as a conversation whether oral or written that is catty and can be very damaging. Gossip requires that persons create and repeat rumors about a certain individual who is not part of the conversation. As such, the person being gossiped about is unable to present his or her side about the item [...]

What is drama?

Drama is an essential form of human behavior that is also used to describe a genre of movies and stage plays. It is often used as a tool to explore and express human emotions, usually accompanied with deep words and heavy feelings. For all times, it is a fundamental part of human activity when a [...]

What is Crude Oil?

Crude oil is a term used to refer to unprocessed petroleum product that occurs naturally and comprises hydrocarbon deposits. The hydrocarbons found in crude oils make them an important source of varied substances. Hydrocarbons come in varied structures and lengths, they are compounds that have carbon and hydrogen molecules. Crude oil may be processed to [...]

What is Mood in literature?

In literature, mood refers to the climate that created with the aim of evoking a particular feeling or emotion in the individual who reads the literature. The writer often utilizes a considerable amount of genuine strategies while keeping in mind the desired mood. When the mood meets the writer’s expectations in an effective way, it [...]

What is Link Karma?

Link Karma is a term attributed to the Reddit community, a summation of how good a person performs in the web. The higher the link karma, the more active one person is. Karma is obtained by submitting posts or links that you think many people will like. When an individual votes for a post or [...]

What is Hey Jude About?

Hey Jude is an emotional song of the vintage rock band Beatles. The song was originally written by Paul McCartney as a comforting masterpiece for Julian during his parent’s divorce. From the original “Hey Jules” ballad of McCartney, Hey Jude was first released by Beatles in August 1968. It begins verse-bridge featuring McCartney’s vocal and [...]

What is Plex?

Plex refers to a centralized media playback system which has a server called the Plex Media Server. This server can stream the media to Plex player apps and is available on various platforms, including OS X, Windows, Linux, and NAS devices (e.g., Synology and ReadyNAS). Users can watch shows and view their media library with [...]

What is Classical Music?

Classical music refers to a type of art music, which originated in the traditions of music produced in the West. This covers a long period that starts from the 11th century to the present time. However, the core norms were codified in the common practice period that occurred between the 1550s to 1900s. There are [...]

What is Godzilla?

Godzilla refers to a popular monstrous and fictional character in various Japanese special effects or Tokosatsu films. In these films, Godzilla is often portrayed as a huge monster that looks lie a dinosaur. The term “Godzilla” is said to have originated from “Gojira” a combination of “gorira” or gorilla and “kujira” or whale. Having the [...]

What is a sonnet?

Introduction: English poetry has taken its origin from a very ancient time, and as the time passed, it became more and easier to understand it with the introduction of its categories and types. Sonnet is actually a poem containing fourteen lines, and each line contains ten syllables in it. Sonnets are further divided into groups [...]

What is Liberal Arts?

Introduction: The term Liberal arts can be taken in several meanings. It is can be used to refer to different disciplines of history, art and literature. In ancient days liberal arts were those skills that were considered necessary in order to be an active citizen. Those skills included public speaking, self-defense in court, military service [...]

What is Mildew?

Mildew is a kind of fungi that thrives in wet surfaces such as leather, bathroom walls and fabrics. Mildew is very similar to mold, which is also a fungi. The difference between mildew and mold is in appearance. While mildew has a grayish or whitish color, mold is naturally green or black. Mold develops on [...]

What is Motorboating?

Motorboating is a slang word with a lot of meanings. When used a street word, it refers to the act of nuzzling a woman’s chest to make a weird sound similar to that of a motorboat engine. It is performed by placing the face in between the female’s breast and releasing some air with a [...]

What is Fodder?

Fodder is a type of animal feed made from cultivated crops and pastures. It is commonly used in farms business to feed various animals like goats, horses, cattle, chickens, and pigs. Since its sprouts are tender and young, it can be likened to natural green grass. Because of this, fodder is very appetizing to all [...]

What is IGGY?

Iggy is a global social network that was established to help and guide gifted young people aged 13- 18 to hone their talents and reach their full potential. Iggy is a member of University of Warwick which gives the students access to academic resources and chance to talk, work, and have fun with other gifted [...]

Who is Kesha Rose Sebert?

Kesha Rose Sebert, is a professional singer known as Ke$ha. She was born on the 1st of March, 1987, in San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles, California. Her mother is Pebe Sebert, who is also a singer and song writer. Ke$ha has two brothers named Lagan Serbert and Louis Sage “Louie” Serbert. Ke$ha and her [...]

What is Bokeh?

Bokeh is one of the most popular subjects in photography that describes the rendition of out-of-focus points of light. The word “Boke” comes from a Japanese word that literally means blur. Bokeh is rendered through the lens and not by the camera. It is not the blur itself but it is the quality and texture [...]

What is ASCAP?

ASCAP is short for American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers. It is an organization of various composers, musicians, and lyricists across the US that aims to protect its members from copyrighted music or material. Through ASCAP, public distribution or use of copyrighted music is monitored for collection of certain fees called royalties. It is [...]

What is Motown?

Motown refers to a music genre which combines the styles of rhythm and blues (R&B) and pop music. This type of music is played with various instruments, both acoustic and electric, but the predominant sounds are those of percussion instruments and strong vocals. Although Motown blends pop and rhythm and blues (R&B) music, its vocals [...]

What is HIFFWE?

HIFFWE or the Hawaiian International Film Festival Welcome Event refers to the activities and ceremonies that are conducted before the actual showing of the films that are part of the festival.  The HIFF or the Hawaiian International Film Festival is considered the biggest of its kind in the Pacific region and many independent film makers [...]

What is Zygarde?

Zygarde is a name of an evolutionary pocket monster in the world of Pokemon, a very popular role-playing computer game from Nintendo Japan. Under the Pokedex list, Zygarde is “pokemon” or pocket monster number 718.  In terms of appearance, Zygarde is shaped like the letter “Z” and looks like a snake.  It has a green [...]

What is Pinterest?

Pinterest is a popular website for people who wish to share photos online and share comments and stories with other people.  Members of Pinterest are able to “pin” or post different images and even videos of everything from personal pictures to food recipes and even travel tips.  The main feature of Pinterest is that it [...]

What is GCD cap?

World of Warcraft or “WoW” is a very popular MMORPG type of game. MMORPG stands for massively multiplayer online role-playing game and players around the world have loved this particular game for 10 years now. The game basically allows players to play a certain character or avatar and fight with the game environment or other [...]

What is Ayakashi about?

Ayakashi is a popular TV series in Japan that features classic style animated horror stories.  The whole series is divided into multiple episodes that revolve around three main storylines.  Each of these storylines is actually independent of each other with different plots and characters involved. The basic common theme among these storylines of Ayakashi is [...]

What is KYW?

KYW is a popular radio station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the US. This station operates on the 1060 AM band and has an all-news format which started back in 1965.  At present, KYW is classified as one of many so-called Class A – AM Radio Stations because of its supposedly very clear transmission signal.  From [...]

What is fly fishing?

Fly fishing refers to a type of fishing that uses artificial bait called a “fly”.  Traditional fishing involves using food items like worm as bait to catch fish.  Simple rods or even long tree branches may be used for this activity.  In the case of fly fishing, aside from the artificial bait, the rods are [...]

What is Gaza and Gully?

Gaza and Gully refer to Jamaican hip-hop or dancehall artists Vybz Kartel and Mavado respectively.  They are two of the most popular and influential music artists in Jamaica and each have a legion of fans on their side.  Rooted from a deep history of cultural division, the followers of both Gaza and Gully have also [...]

What is Grcheevos gametype?

Grcheevos gametype refers to a setup in the video game called Halo – Reach wherein getting the Firefight Achievements will be much easier to do.  Under this gametype, a player can score a lot of points using several Firefight Achievement options like Firestarter, Blaze of Glory, and Game Set Match among many others. The Grcheevos [...]

What is juke music?

Juke music refers to the ghetto house music that has originated from Chicago back in the early 90s. Some people also refer to juke music as booty house music or Chicago house music as it originated from the Chicago area.  Juke music is characterized by its drum-machine sound especially those that use the 808 and [...]

What is LFP?

LFP is a term commonly used by online gamers especially in the world of MMORPG or massively multiplayer online role playing games.  These type of games involve many players playing the same game simultaneously.  Players from any part of the world may join in as long as they are online.  As the term suggests, players [...]

What is MBC Music Core?

MBC Music Core refers to a popular TV program in South Korea. Broadcast by MBC, Music Core or also called as Show! Music Core features various live performances of popular music artists in South Korea. MBC or Munwha Broadcasting Corporation is the oldest and one of south Korea’s biggest TV and radio network. Many of [...]

What is EQdkp?

EQdkp refers to Ever Quest’s Dragon Kill Points.  Ever Quest is a popular online role-playing game that features 3D graphics and allows for multiple players to join the gaming platform simultaneously. Dragon Kill Points meanwhile refer to some type of monetary currency involved within the game and this is accumulated by means of endgame participation [...]

What is FADC?

FADC or Focus Attack Dash Cancel is a special move for players attacking an enemy in the game Street Fighter 4.  In this popular arcade game, opposing players fight each other using punches, kicks, spins, and special moves.  Through FADC, a special move may be cancelled right after a focus attack and this is done [...]

What is EOTO?

EOTO is a music band that specializes in electronic music.  It is composed of Michael Travis and Jason Hann to form the duo back in 2006. EOTO has increasingly become popular in many parts of the US because of its unique mix of live band music accompanied by electronic instruments.  Both Travis and Hann are [...]

What is MTG type?

What is MTG type? MTG type refers to the card type or deck type in the popular trading card game called MTG or Magic: The Gathering. This particular card game was first introduced back in 1993 and boasts of more than 10 million players as of 2011.  One thing that made the game very popular [...]

What is Joffrey?

What is Joffrey? Joffrey refers to a dance company in Chicago that specializes in ballet.  Also known as The Joffrey Ballet of Chicago, many people commonly refer to it as “The Joffrey”.  The company was founded in 1956 by Robert Joffrey and Gerald Arpino. It was in Chicago back in 1957 when The Joffrey performed [...]

What is boosting in MW2?

What is boosting in MW2? Boosting in MW2 refers to a cheat method that can be done on the Modern Warfare 2 video game.  This particular game is a very popular shooting kind of game that also allows for multiple players when using the online platform.  The game allows for player “boosting” in terms of [...]

What is an MPAA rating?

What is an MPAA rating? MPAA ratings refer to movie ratings given by the Motion Picture Association of America. The ratings they give are applied to movies that are to be shown in the U.S. and its territories.  The movie ratings are given as some kind of review and indication of a particular film’s theme [...]

What is “IFF” in Jersey Shore?

What is “IFF” in Jersey Shore? Jersey Shore is a popular TV show in the U.S. especially among teenagers.  The show’s characters have become huge celebrities in the U.S. and became popular, not only for their looks, but also for the urban lingo that they frequently used on the show.  Many parts of the conversations [...]

What is “MCRmy”?

What is “MCRmy”? “MCRmy” is short for “My Chemical Romance Army,” and it refers to the legions of loyal fans and supporters of the alternative rock band My Chemical Romance.  Fans of this very popular music group like to call themselves MCRmy, and many of them are proud and consider themselves a close-knit group of [...]

What is Mugetsu in Bleach?

What is Mugetsu in Bleach? “Mugetsu” refers to a kind of power unleashed by Ichigo, the main character in the Japanese manga series Bleach.  Fans of this popular manga series are also baffled by what “mugetsu” really means when many witnessed that the character of Ichigo made an attack move against another character named Aizen. [...]

What is “Cnopbl”?

What is “Cnopbl”? Fans of the metal music group Metallica have questioned what “Cnopbl” means when seeing part of the music video wherein a spore is named as “Cnopbl.”  There are people who simply point out that the name given to the spore in the video is the only meaning of “Cnopbl.”  A spore refers [...]

What is BMG music?

“BMG music” refers to the record company Bertelsmann Music Group. It was founded back in 1987 and had its official headquarters in the city of Gutersloh in Germany.  BMG became one of the biggest record companies in the world selling millions of records with its various artists. By the year 2004, it went into a [...]

What is HBO?

What is HBO? HBO stands for Home Box Office and it refers to a cable TV network based in the US.  Launched back in 1972, it is currently owned by TimeWarner and its programs are shown in more than 150 countries in the world. From the term itself, most of the programs under the HBO [...]

What is Mezzanine seating?

What is Mezzanine seating? Mezzanine seating is a term commonly used in the world of theatre houses. When purchasing tickets to watch a popular stage play or musical opera for example, people will be reserved and/or designated seats depending on the ticket price. When speaking about theatre seating, there are two or three main types [...]

What is Detroit 1-8-7?

What is Detroit 1-8-7? Detroit 1-8-7 is a television series shown on the ABC Network in the US. This show is created by Jason Richman and mainly dwells on the crime and drama stories involved with the city of Detroit as the centerpiece. The number “187″ in the title was chosen by show’s creator and [...]

What does IFF mean on Jersey Shore?

What does IFF mean on Jersey Shore? IFF stands for “I’m Fucked Foundation” which is another urban term or catch-phrase popularized by the hit reality show, Jersey Shore. In one of the show’s episodes, one of its characters, Pauly D, uttered the catch-phrase or term referring to his situation wherein he cheated on his girlfriend. [...]

What is Inception about?

What is Inception about? Inception is a movie by director Christopher Nolan. The main character of the film is named Dom Cobb and is portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio. This movie is also written and co-produced by Nolan. Released in 2010, this science fiction thriller made big money in the box office, not only in the [...]

What is Lost About?

What is Lost About? Lost is basically a TV series originally shown and aired first on 2004 and through 2010. There are six seasons shown in ABC or American Broadcasting Company, the channel which hosted the said series. The concept of the show is more on drama and it features several characters in the story [...]

What Is WIA?

What Is WIA? When you have already seen a WiA magazine, you basically know what it is all about and what its focus is. However, if you are not yet familiar of it, WiA stands for Women in Action. Well, the title of the said magazine can already stand for itself. However, if you are [...]

What is NWD?

What is NWD? NWD refers to New World Disorder, the film series dedicated for mountain biking fans and enthusiasts. The NWD series of movies is produced by Freeride Entertainment with the first installment released in the year 2000. Freeride is an award-winning Canadian production company that specifically caters to the fields involving nature and action [...]

What is GTL Jersey Shore?

What is GTL Jersey Shore? In MTV’s reality television show Jersey Shore, GTL refers to “gym, tan, and laundry”. The show began airing on December 9, 2009. The cast of Jersey Shore is a group of young adult housemates who live in Jersey Shore. During the winter they travel to Miami, where GTL is explained [...]

What is Yonder?

What is Yonder? Yonder refers to the “Yonder Mountain String Band”, which is an American band based in Colorado. The band plays bluegrass music and has so far released several albums, with five of them produced in the studio and several others taken from live performances. The “Yonder” band is composed of four members. Jeff [...]

What is Saosin?

What is Saosin? Saosin is the name of a hardcore punk band from California, USA. This band was formed in the year 2003 with members Beau Burchell on guitars, Justin Shekoski on guitars, Chris Sorenson on bass and keyboards, Alex Rodriguez on drums, and Anthony Green on lead vocals. But Green only stayed with the [...]

What is NKG?

What is NKG? NKG stands for Naked Karate Girls, a four-piece band from Cincinnati, Ohio USA. With band members that call themselves cops with one suspect, the NKG band adds a comedic twist to their musical performance. Band members include Mustang that does the vocals and guitars, Ponch doing the bass with vocals, Lieutenant Jack [...]

What does FTD mean in Jersey Shore?

What does FTD mean in Jersey Shore? FTD stands for “Fresh to Death”, another urban lingo from the popular reality TV series from the MTV Networks, Jersey Shore. Being “fresh to death” means being the coolest and having the latest stuff. It may mean having the latest gear and gadget, wearing the trendiest and newest [...]

What is VH1?

What is VH1? VH1 or Video Hits One is a music channel on cable launched in 1985. It was owned then by Warner Communications with MTV or Music Television as sister company. Since MTV targeted more on the teenage market, VH1 originally was geared towards the older 18-35 age group. Just like MTV, it featured [...]

What is CSI?

What is CSI? CSI stands for Crime Scene Investigation. As the name suggest it is the inspection of the scene after the crime has occurred. It involves detailed documentation of the crime scene so that it can throw some light on what had actually happened and who were the people involved. It is a science [...]