Tinkerbell says turn off those lights!


In a nationwide effort to reduce energy consumption, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and The Advertising Council launched a new series of public service announcements (PSAs) designed to inspire today’s youth and their parents with ways to establish positive energy efficiency practices.Energy use is on the rise around the world. By 2030, global energy demand is expected to increase 50 percent above 2005 levels, with electricity demand alone in the U.S. projected to rise 29 percent … [Read more...]

Disney becoming more generous with political contributions

This article comes from Jason Garcia the Daily Disney..Mickey Mouse appears to be quite fond of state Rep. Dean Cannon.Shortly after Cannon, a Winter Park Republican in line to be the next speaker of Florida’s House of Representatives, opened his campaign for re-election last year, Walt Disney World wrote him a check for $500, the maximum amount allowed by state law.Disney didn’t stop there. In February, according to state campaign-finance records, the giant resort gave Cannon … [Read more...]

Disney Epic Mickey Launch Date Announcement and Brand New Trailer

Disney Interactive Studios announced today that Disney Epic Mickey will be available on November 30 in North America, November 26 in the United Kingdom and November 25, 2010 in Europe.  With its innovative style of gameplay using paint and thinner to dynamically change the game world, Disney Epic Mickey is one of the most anticipated titles of 2010. The game’s new video, “Journey”, is available for viewing now at www.Disney.com. “I believe that video games tell stories as deep and as … [Read more...]

Popular Disney Pub. iPad Apps More than 50% Off – Limited Time Only!


For a limited time only, two of Disney Publishing Worldwide’s well-received read-along apps for iPad - Toy Story 2 Read-Along app and Princess and the Frog Read-Along app - will be available in the iTunes store at 50% off the original price! Consumers can now experience these fully interactive children’s reading apps for $3.99.The read-along apps for iPad give children a fully interactive reading experience packed with exciting games, sing-along tunes, multi-touch surprises, puzzles, and … [Read more...]

Disney World kids’ centers give parents guilt-free night out


This article comes to us from Kristin Ford at the Daily Disney.Recently, my kids got to experience a little bit of magic without me at Walt Disney World.My husband and I dropped them off at one of the six children’s activity centers, where kids ages 3 to 12 are supervised and can play video and board games, participate in arts and crafts, color, read, play with a variety of toys and watch movies. When we arrived, my almost-8-year-old son made a beeline for the wall of Wii and … [Read more...]