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Audition

An audition is a test to see whether a person is good enough to take part in a play or concert or to join a theatre company, dance company or orchestra.

                                               

AVN Adult Entertainment Expo

The AVN Adult Entertainment Expo is an adult entertainment and pornography convention trade show. It is sponsored by the AVN magazine. The expo is held at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. The first expo was in 1 ...

                                               

Bacon number

The Bacon number of an actor or actress is the number of degrees of separation they have from actor Kevin Bacon, as defined by the game known as Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon. It applies the Erdos number concept to the movie industry. The higher the ...

                                               

Box-set

Music box-sets can be remix albums, compilation albums or greatest hits albums that represents an artists best works during their career. Box-sets are usually priced more than what regular CDs cost.

                                               

Cabaret

Cabaret is a form of entertainment having comedy, song, dance, and theatre. Cabarets are mostly performed in a restaurant or nightclub with a stage for performances and the audience sitting at tables watching the performance. The venue itself can ...

                                               

Cinephilia

The term Cinephilia refers to when someone has a strong interest in cinema, movie theories and movie criticism. Since the silent era, there have been various waves of cinephiles, people with strong interest for cinema and movies. The movie commun ...

                                               

Continuity

Continuity is a word used when talking about art, especially serial art. Serial art is when an artist paints several pictures which all have something to do with each other.

                                               

Drama

Drama is a type of literature. A drama can be in the form of a novel, television show, movie, play or dance. Although drama is a Greek word meaning "action", most dramas focus more on the relationships between people than on the actions. Dramas u ...

                                               

Escapology

Escapology is the practice of escaping from restraints or other traps. Escapologists escape from handcuffs, straitjackets, cages, steel boxes, barrels, bags, burning buildings, fish-tanks and other such traps, usually doing more than one of these ...

                                               

Flamenco

Flamenco is a style of entertainment with song, music and dance. It is very popular in Spain and is known worldwide. Its foundation is in Andalusia in Spain. In its evolution Andalusian gypsies played an important part. The term flamenco was firs ...

                                               

Fourth wall

The fourth wall is the imaginary "wall" at the front of the stage in a traditional three-walled theatre. In a theatre, the fourth wall is the one through which the audience sees the action of the play. The idea of the fourth wall was made famous ...

                                               

House of mirrors

                                               

Infotainment

Infotainment is a type of media and therefore a type of communication. This media is designed to inform the medias recipient with information but at the same time to entertain him. It is often used to novels to explain scientific things like the ...

                                               

Juggling

Juggling is a skill where a person keeps objects moving for a long time, using their hands or other parts of their body. The most common props are balls, clubs and rings. Some jugglers use more dangerous-looking objects such as knives, fire torch ...

                                               

Multiroom

Multiroom, also known as multi bang is a type of business found in Korea. is Customers rent multirooms, where they sing, watch movies, play Nintendo or Wii games, and engage in similar activities using the electronics provided there. Multirooms u ...

                                               

Obstacle course

An obstacle course is a series of obstacles a person, vehicle or team must navigate. This is usually while being timed. Obstacle courses can include running, climbing, jumping, crawling, swimming, and balanceing with the aim of testing speed and ...

                                               

Opening act

An opening act is an entertainer who performs first before the headliner goes on stage to perform. The opening acts role is to keep the audience at a concert excited which helps the headliner get ready to perform their act on stage.

                                               

Parody

A parody is a special piece of art. Parodies make fun of another piece of art by mocking it. The parody is an imitation of the original, but exaggerating it, showing cliches which have been used, to make the original look ridiculous or to make a ...

                                               

Spin-off

A spin-off is something new that comes from something already present. It is often used for video games, movies, and television programmes, but it can also be used when talking about companies or organisations. A spin-off may have the same people ...

                                               

Talking Tom and Friends

Talking Tom and Friends is a media franchise created and owned by Outfit7 Limited. The franchise focused on various mobile apps involving animal characters that acted like humans repeating things said by the user. Later, there were more types of ...

                                               

Zip-line

A zip-line is a device that allows a person to slide down an inclined wire or rope. The process uses gravity to propel the user. You can be stopped by dragging your feet or by water. Often a pulley is used suspended on a cable, usually made of st ...

                                               

Appellation dorigine controlee

Appellation dorigine controlee is a French phrase which shows that a product comes from a certain area. Some products must come from a certain area and be made in a certain way in order to have the name of the product. The most famous example is ...

                                               

British cuisine

British cuisine is the traditional food and drink popular with the people of the United Kingdom. Some of the most popular dishes include fish and chips, Yorkshire pudding, sausage roll, among others. There are many differences between the traditi ...

                                               

Cafe

A cafe is a type of restaurant which typically serves coffee and tea, in addition to light refreshments such as baked goods or snacks. The term "cafe" comes from the French word meaning "coffee". A cafe setting is known as a casual social environ ...

                                               

Competitive eating

Competitive eating is a term for a sport where people play to see who can eat the most food in a given time. The sport is most commonly played in the United States and Japan. There are many different foods that can be eaten competitively. Common ...

                                               

Cuisine of California

                                               

Cuisine of the Southern United States

The cuisine of the Southern United States is food prepared across the Southern United States. Foods prepared or from the Southern United States include corn, tomatoes, squash along with other fruits or vegetables. Much of Creole or Cajun cuisine ...

                                               

Cuisine of the United States

The cuisine of the United States refers to food prepared in the United States. The European Colonization of the Americas gave way to introduction of many ingredients and cooking styles. These styles extended to the 19th and 20th centuries. Seafoo ...

                                               

Delicatessen

A delicatessen is a shop that sells prepared foods of high quality to retail customers. Typical products are cheeses, smoked fish, and cured meats, "delicacies" that have a long shelf life. The foods requiring refrigeration are kept in and sold f ...

                                               

Diet (nutrition)

In nutrition, diet is the sum of food that is eaten by a person or another organism. Dietary habits are the usual decisions someone or a culture makes when choosing what foods to eat. With the word diet, it is often expressed the use of specific ...

                                               

Eating

Eating is taking in food to get energy, nutrients for enjoyment. People and animals need to eat because they cannot make their own food inside their bodies like plants. All plants energy comes from the sun. Plants take the suns energy, and they a ...

                                               

Entomophagy

Entomophagy is a term of Ancient Greek origins, and means using insects as a source of food. It can be found in insects that eat other insects, birds, amphibians and mammals. Non-human animals that feed on insects are known as insectivores. The t ...

                                               

Fasting

Fasting is a kind of abstinence. It is when someone does not eat or drink for some specified period of time. It is only the case if the person does so of his or her own will. It may also be that the person only eats and drinks certain kinds of fo ...

                                               

Feeding tube

A feeding tube is a tube. It is used to feed people who cannot eat by mouth. It is used when someone when they are extremely hungry or when they turn skinny. Feeding tubes can also be used when people are not getting enough nutrition.

                                               

Flavor

Flavour or flavor is the main quality of anything which affects the taste. When someone remarks on the flavor of something they are trying to describe the specific way something tastes. Flavor can also be used to describe the act of adding a tast ...

                                               

Flavorist

A flavorist is someone who uses chemistry to make artificial and natural flavors. They are also called a flavor chemist. Flavorists try to mimic or change the smell and taste of food.

                                               

Food chain

A food chain shows the feeding relationship between different organisms in a particular environment and/or habitat. Plants are at the bottom of a food chain because they are producers that make their food from a process called photosynthesis. Org ...

                                               

Food photography

Food photography is art made by taking photos of food. These photos are sometimes used for menus in restaurants, but they can also be used for advertising, or in a cookbook. System catering also needs images of their food. There are a number of t ...

                                               

Food waste

It is unknown how much food waste occurs during food processing. When food is stored, considerable amounts are wasted because of pests and microorganisms. This problem occurs in countries where it is both relatively hot, and humid. These conditio ...

                                               

Halal

Halal is an Islamic Arabic term meaning "permissible". Muslims have strict rules of what they can and cannot eat: Animals need to be killed in a special way. The animal should be slaughtered by hand so that all the blood could be drained from the ...

                                               

Hechsher

A hechsher is a symbol placed on food bought at a grocery store that is considered kosher by a professional kosher checker. It is usually a "U" with a circle around it.

                                               

Infusion

Infusion is the process of getting plant chemicals into a solvent such as water, oil or alcohol. The flavours from plant material get into the solvent by putting in the plant material and letting it stay there for quite a time. This is known as s ...

                                               

Kosher

Kosher, a translation of the Hebrew word Kashrut, is the name Jews give to the laws about the kind of food that they may eat. Their holy books specify certain kinds of food that are all right to eat, and that other kinds should not be eaten. The ...

                                               

Napkin

A napkin, or face towel is a rectangle of cloth used at the table for wiping the mouth while eating. It is usually small and folded.

                                               

Pot-in-pot refrigerator

The pot-in-pot refrigerator, also known as a Zeer الزير in Arabic, is a food cooling device. It works by using the evaporation of water. It needs no electricity. It is made by putting a clay pot inside a larger clay pot with wet sand in between t ...

                                               

Potluck

                                               

Food pyramid

A food pyramid is a chart that can be used to see how many servings of each food should be eaten each day. It is for having good health. Grains give carbohydrates and some vitamins and minerals. Vegetables and fruits give a lot of vitamins, some ...

                                               

Raw food

Raw food can sometimes make people sick because of bacteria which would otherwise be destroyed by cooking.

                                               

Shelf life

Shelf life is length of time that food can be stored safely. Food cannot be kept forever. After a certain time it will go bad. After this time it is no longer safe to eat it. Shelf life is also used for drugs, drinks and other things that can go ...

                                               

Starvation

Starvation is when a person or animal has not eaten food for such a time that they are unable to do things in a normal way. After the stomach has been left empty for so long the body starts to give up. There are many effects of starvation. These ...

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Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

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