RateItAll Announces the Best Products of the Decade

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 20, 2010

Consumer review site RateItAll (http://www.rateitall.com) today made public its list of Best Products of the Decade (http://www.rateitall.com/wt-best-of-the-decade-products.aspx), the result of an ongoing ten year study of consumer opinion.

The Product portion of the Best of the Decade awards covers more than 70 categories ranging from Automotive to Beverages to Pet Food. The Culture portion of the awards (http://www.rateitall.com/wt-best-of-the-decade-culture.aspx) covers an additional 80+ categories.

Millions of opinions from hundreds of thousands of consumers were processed in generating RateItAll’s Best of the Decade Awards.

Winning companies and brands are invited to pick up their digital Trophies for display on their company website by visiting the RateItAll Best Products of the Decade page (http://www.rateitall.com/wt-best-of-the-decade-products.aspx).

For more about the data and judging criteria, please see the Best of the Decade Awards page (http://www.rateitall.com/wt-best-of-the-decade-awards.aspx).

Here is the complete list of Best of the Decade Product Winners:

Automotive

In the ATV category, the winners were the Honda 450R, the Yamaha Raptor, and the Honda Rincon.

In the Motorcycle category, the winners were the Kawasaki Ninja, the Ducati 996, and the Honda CBR.

In the Pickup Truck category, the winners were the Ford F-350, the Ford F-150, and the Chevrolet Silverado.

In the Station Wagon and Minivan category, the winners were the Subaru Outback, the Toyota Sienna, and the Honda Odyssey.

In the Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) category, the winners were the Jeep Wrangler, the Toyota Landcruiser, and the Jeep Grand Cherokee.

In the Sports Car category, the winners were the Chevrolet Corvette, the Ford Mustang, and the Audi TT Coupe.

In the Sedan category, the winners were the Honda Civic, the Honda Accord, and the Toyota Corolla.

In the Motor Oil Brand category, the winners were Walmart Super Tech, Valvoline, and Quaker State.

Beverages

In the Beer category, the winners were Heineken, Guinness, and Corona.

In the Bottled Water category, the winners were Fiji, Aquafina, and Evian.

In the Energy Drink category, the winners were Red Bull, XS, and 5 Hour Energy.

In the Gin category, the winners were Bombay Sapphire, Tanqueray, and Hendrick’s.

In the Hard Cider category, the winners were K Cider, Hornsby’s, and Woodchuck Amber.

In the Mexican Beer category, the winners were Dos Equis, Pacifico, and Tecate.

In the Orange Juice Brand category, the winners were Tropicana, Florida’s Natural, and Minute Maid.

Rum

In the Rum category, the winners were Bacardi 151, Captain Morgan, and Malibu.

In the Scotch category, the winners were Laphroaig 10 Year, Glenlivet, and Lagavulin 16 Year.

In the Tequila category, the winners were Don Julio, Cuervo Gold, and Cuervo 1800.

In the Vodka category, the winners were Grey Goose, Stolichnaya, and Smirnoff.

In the Whiskey / Bourbon category, the winners were Maker’s Mark, Jack Daniel’s, and Old Grand Dad.

Companies

In the Airline category, the winners were Continental Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and Delta Airlines.

In the Automobile Insurance Provider category, the winners were Progressive, Geico, and Esurance.

In the Bank category, the winners were Bank of America, Wells Fargo, and USBank.

In the Car and Truck Rental category, the winners were Enterprise, Fox. and Avis.

In the Department Store category, the winners were Target, Wal-Mart, and Nordstrom.

In the Cell Phone Service Provider, the winners were Sprint, Verizon, and AT&T.

In the Insurance Company category, the winners were State Farm, Geico, and Nationwide.

In the Jewelry Store category, the winners were Whitehall, Kay, and Finlay.

In the Moving Company category, the winners were NY International, Partner Van Lines, and Moving Staffers.

In the Satellite Internet Access Provider, the winners were WildBlue, DirecWay, and HughesNet.

In the Cable Internet Access Provider, the winners were Road Runner, Comcast, and Charter Communications.

In the Satellite Television Provider, the winners were DirectTV, DISH Network, and Star Choice.

In the Executives category, the winners were Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, and Bill Gates.

Education

In the Online University category, the winners were University of Phoenix, Capella University, and DeVry University.

In the U.S. College or University category, the winners were Stanford University, Harvard University, and

Cornell University.

Electronics

In the Mobile Phones category, the winners were the Apple iPhone, the Nokia 5100, and the Nokia 6100.

In the Video Games Systems category, the winners were Sony PlayStation 2, Microsoft Xbox, and Nintendo Wii.

Fashion

In the Clothing Stores category, the winners were Victoria’s Secret, Old Navy, and American Eagle.

In the Men’s Underwear Brand, the winners were Fruit of the Loom, Hanes, and Calvin Klein.

Fast Food

In the Fast Food Chains category, the winners were Wendy’s, Subway, and McDonald’s.

In the McDonald’s Menu Items category, the winners were Big Mac, French Fries, and McShake.

In the Sit-Down Dining Chains category, the winners were Outback Steakhouse, Olive Garden, and Cheesecake Factory.

In the Wendy’s Menu Items category, the winners were Frosty, Jr. Bacon Cheeseburger, and Spicy Chicken Sandwich.

Groceries

In the Frozen Pizza category, the winners were DiGiorno, Freschetta, and Stouffer’s.

In the Girl Scout Cookies category, the winners were Thin Mints, Samoas, and Tagalongs.

In the Hot Sauce category, the winners were Baboon Ass, Cholula, and Tabasco.

In the Ice Cream Brand category, the winners were Ben & Jerry’s, Dreyer’s, and Haagen-Dazs.

Health

In the Cold and Flu Remedies category, the winners were Zicam, NyQuil, and TheraFlu.

In the Diet Products category, the winners were Jenny Craig, Isagenix, and Weight Watchers.

In the Hair Loss Treatment category, the winners were Nioxin, Kevis, and Viviscal.

In the Prescription Blemish Treatment category, the winners were Accutane, BenzaClin, and Duac.

In the Prescription Drugs category, the winners were Vicodin, Viagra, and Ambien.

In the Non-Prescription Blemish Treatment category, the winners were Proactive Solution, ZenMED Derma Cleanse, and Biore Pure.

Home & Garden

In the Laundry Detergent category, the winners were Tide, Gain, and Arm & Hammer.

In the Vacuum Cleaner category, the winners were Rainbow, Oreck, and Dyson.

In the Dishwasher category, the winners were Maytag Jetclean, Whirlpool Gold, and GE Potscrubber.

Personal Care

In the Antiperspirant & Deodorant for Men category, the winners were Drysol, Certain Dri, and Old Spice High Endurance.

In the Antiperspirant & Deodorant for Women category, the winners were Certain Dri, Drysol, and Secret Platinum Protection.

In the Bar Soap category, the winners were Dove, Lever 2000, and Irish Spring.

In the Cosmetics Brand category, the winners were Aloette, Arbonne International, and Mary Kay.

In the Facial Cleanser category, the winners were Noxzema, Neutrogena, and Cetaphil.

In the Fragrance & Cologne for Men category, the winners were Cool Water, Polo Sport, and Drakkar Noir.

In the Fragrance & Perfume for Women category, the winners were Tommy Girl, Pleasures, and CK One.

In the Shampoo Brands category, the winners were Thermasilk, Pantene, and Herbal Essences.

Pets

In the Cat Litter category, the winners were Swheat Scoop, World’s Best Cat Litter, and Feline Pine.

In the Dog Food Brands category, the winners were Blue Buffalo, Orijen, and Innova EVO.

Sporting Goods

In the Rifle category, the winners were Remington Model 700, Remington 7MM Magnum, and the Ruger No. 1 Standard.

In the Running Shoes category, the winners were Nike Air Structure Triax, New Balance 702, and New Balance 803.

In the Shotgun category, the winners were Remington Model 870, Mossberg Model 500m, and Ruger Red Label.

In the Skateboard (Decks) category, the winners were Element, Zero, and Alien Workshop.

In the Skateboard Truck category, the winners were Thunder, Independent, and Tensor.

In the Snowboard category, the winners were Burton, K-2, and Lamar.

Tobacco

In the Cigarettes category, the winners were Newport, Malboro Blend No. 27, and Newport 100.

In the Cigars category, the winners were Black and Mild, Philly Blunts, and Swisher Sweets.

In the Smokeless Tobacco category, the winners were Grizzly Smokeless Tobacco, Copenhagen, and Skoal.

More information on RateItAll’s Best of the Decade Awards program can be found here: http://www.rateitall.com/wt-best-of-the-decade-awards.aspx

About RateItAll

Based in San Francisco, RateItAll (http://www.rateitall.com) is a consumer review network where visitors can find and share reviews on virtually any topic. All of the site’s content is available for syndication via widgets and an API (api.rateitall.com), and RateItAll members share in the advertising revenue associated with their reviews. RateItAll’s mission is to power the exchange of the world’s opinions.

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Free Web Service Offers Instant Electronic Cigarette Discounts On Premium Line Of Totally Wicked E Liquid Products

Orlando, FL (PRWEB) March 15, 2010

Totally Wicked Coupon is pleased to announce the launch of their free web service, Totally Wicked Coupon, providing consumers with convenient instant discounts on premium quality electronic cigarette models, USA and UK manufactured liquid nicotine fluids and E Liquid from top industry supplier Totally Wicked eLiquid.

“Switching to electronic cigarettes has saved me literally thousands of dollars ever since I discovered them about 2 years ago. I know many are suffering financially in this economic climate, especially smokers. I decided to launch http://TotallyWickedCoupon.com to help smokers everywhere benefit from even further savings on the exact products that stopped my decade-long tobacco habit saving me a great deal of money in the process.” says James Oliver, founder of Totally Wicked Coupon.

The current state of the economy combined with soaring prices for tobacco cigarettes has led many smokers to explore cigarette alternatives. Many are discovering that electronic cigarettes in conjunction with nicotine liquid (also known as e liquid) can dramatically decrease their smoking costs, often by 70%, while enjoying a completely satisfying yet much cheaper cigarette alternative.

Now with the launch of website Totally Wicked Coupon, smokers can further those savings with a convenient and permanent discount on the very best electronic cigarette models and e liquids on the market.

With the increasing awareness in North America of electronic smoking as an effective and cost-savings cigarette alternative, many suppliers have recently entered the market. Unfortunately many of these companies are offering low quality imitation and counterfeit electronic cigarette models, as well as unregulated imported e liquids. While appearing cheaper to the consumer, these electronic cigarettes and nicotine fluids are made to poor quality standards, can malfunction, stop working quickly and deliver poor performance and quality concerns. Totally Wicked Products, available at a permanent discount of at least 7.5% through http://TotallyWickedCoupon.com, provide trusted quality and affordability.

“We have one main goal, which is to provide our customers with products that deliver. We believe that we consistently achieve this with not only our nicotine fluids but also our full range of Electronic Cigarettes and their accompanying accessories.” Said Jason Cropper, CEO of Pillbox38 Ltd. and Totally Wicked eLiquid.

Totally Wicked is a trusted leader in the industry, with USA based operations in Florida. The high quality of authentic, trusted and market-proven e smoking models sold by Totally Wicked such as the 510 Titan E-NI and the new Totally Wicked Tornado E-NI are among the most reliable, high performing and quality electronic cigarettes (or Electronic Nicotine Inhalators) to be found anywhere. Additionally Totally Wicked’s newly available Patriot Range of E Liquids are completely manufactured in the United States using certified USP nicotine (identical to that found in approved NRT products like stop smoking gum and patches) and USA sourced quality flavorings.

Totally Wicked Coupon offers a chance to get the best possible prices on these market leading e smoking products instantly.

To find out more about Totally Wicked Coupon you may visit the website at http://www.TotallyWickedCoupon.com

Contact:

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Off-Grid Technologies to Showcase ‘Green’ Products at PLCM Convention

Bethlehem, PA (Vocus) June 25, 2010

When Pennsylvania mayors and other city officials meet for their annual convention this week in Bethlehem (Pa.), they will be the first in the country to experience unique self-powered lighting and safety products developed by Off-Grid Technologies LLC, an innovative company whose founders have spent the last seven years researching and developing ways to reduce the world?s carbon footprint. The Bethlehem-based company is the brainchild of CEO Fumiko Green and Lee Wainwright, vice president of research and development. A prolific inventor, Wainwright holds more than a dozen patents related to fiber optics, LED illumination and solar power, not to mention numerous patent applications still under review. Off-Grid Technologies was created as the first step toward domestic manufacturing of energy saving products based on Wainwright?s inventions. It is a spin off of JFMagic, a company founded by Green and Wainwright in 2005 to develop fiber-optic technology for mass-market consumer goods.

The City of Bethlehem invited Off-Grid Technologies to showcase some of its energy saving products at this year?s 111th annual convention of the Pennsylvania League of Cities and Municipalities, June 23-25. As a result, the conference site will be adorned with solar-powered, light-emitting pole banners; two 5-foot steel illuminated Moravian stars, ambient interior tent lighting and solar-powered outdoor decorative lighting.

“Off-Grid Technologies is developing innovative products that reduce energy consumption, save taxpayers money and promote responsible environmentally friendly alternatives.” Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan said. “In Bethlehem, we have already started using off-grid products developed by OGT, and we are actively supporting its efforts as part of our city’s economic and business development efforts. I hope Bethlehem can be an example for Pennsylvania and the rest of the nation on using and promoting the development of green technologies.”

Some of the company?s ?Green-Energy? technology applications include solar-charged cordless store signs, ?Smart? traffic signals, and a variety of self-powered illuminating safety products. The cordless store signs are OGT?s latest ?Green? product, according to Wainwright. These energy independent signs employ flexible solar film mounted directly onto the surfaces of full-color printed graphic signs to keep them lighted for hours.

Solar-assisted ?Smart? traffic signals not only use one-fifth the number of energy consuming LEDs, but also can reduce their own energy consumption on sunny days, regulate intensity at sunrise and sunset to improve visibility, and display graphics that provide special warnings to drivers. During power failures, the signals will continue to blink red in one direction and yellow in the other for up to a week?off grid.

High-tech safety products include waterproof reflective/glow safety strips that can be applied to vehicles and construction equipment, lighted rope that plugs into a car cigarette lighter to change color and direction of light motion for use as a road warning signal, and solar-charged road cones that keep flashing for a week with only one day of sunlight.

Still to come is development of a prototype and testing of a small-scale solar ?Power Generation Station? (PGS) that will attach to windows, and provide enough off-grid energy to charge and operate a variety of power-wasting digital devices, such as tools, computers, iPads and cell phones, Wainwright said.

The Off-Grid Technologies website (http://www.off-grid-tech.com/)] cites the Paris-based International Energy Agency, which predicts that energy consumption from new electronic gadgets will triple in 20 years. Digital devices in particular are parasites that suck up energy because they operate by converting from DC power to higher voltage AC outputs and then back to DC. After doing all the math that means the world will produce 290,000 tons of CO2 every year just to use its iPods. ?Or, looking at it another way, we could help eliminate those 290,000 tons of CO2,? Wainwright said. ?And we could do it one person at a time.?

Green said the PGS is only one of many current and future applications that support the company?s prime objective to develop products that reduce the demand on the energy grid. ?The potential impact of our technologies and their applications are huge in terms of the carbon footprint?and not just in this country. We are developing products that provide viable off-grid alternatives for developing countries or any other country, for that matter.?

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Electronic Cigarette Provider Lowers Prices on All Premium Products

Pleasant Prairie, WI (PRWEB) July 14, 2010

Effective immediately, the Primax Flavor Cartridge Four Pack is now $ 9.95, reducing the everyday price by almost 20%.

PrimeVapor Primax Flavor Cartridges are for the discriminating electronic cigarette user. Our hand-filled cartomizers use small batch vapor formulations that are created exclusively by PrimeVapor. This means that we have complete control over the process of providing a premium product with high standards of quality control and customer service.

Why should we reduce our prices?

So that everyone can enjoy the rich vapor and intense flavor of the Primax cartomizers regardless of their electronic cigarette budget. Our customers not only get the inherent benefits of e-cigarettes, but will find it more economical than ever.

“We need to prove without a shadow of a doubt that using the Primax Electronic Cigarette System is less expensive than smoking tobacco cigarettes” said Bill Fischer, president of PrimeVapor. “When the State of New York recently increased the tax on a pack of cigarettes to $ 4.35, we knew it was time to take a stand and give our customers a clear message that we know these tough economic times affect everyone.”

This does not mean we will compromise our philosophy of offering artisanal craftsmanship to the growing electronic cigarette community.

“Lower prices will not change our commitment to quality and service” said Jon Skovronski, Head of Production. “We will continue to be a leader in quality and innovation.”

About Primevapor.com:

Primevapor is a manufacturer and distributor of quality electronic cigarette supplies and equipment. They have developed an e-cigarette system that offers a smoker who wants an alternative to traditional tobacco the ultimate smoking experience without the smoke, smell and tar.

More Vapor?Better Flavor?Primevapor

Primevapor can found on the Internet at http://www.primevapor.com

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Satisfying Smoke is on the Road again to the Beautiful Blue Grass State of Kentucky with their Smokeless Cigarette Products

Piedmont, SC (Vocus) October 12, 2010

Kentucky?s largest festival, Court Days, will be hosted this year in the town of Mt. Sterling. Approximately 2000 vendors will be at this one time a year event held on the 15th, 16th, 17th, and 18th of October, 2010 with an expected attendance of over 200,000.

This quiet little Kentucky town has a population of 6,317 (according to the 2005 U.S. Census) that grows to an estimated 130,000 during October Court Days. The whole town is a giant flea market, with most of the downtown streets closed to traffic and instead, turned into miles of vendors. This is a sight to see for anyone who has not seen one of these types of flea market — everything from bedding sheets to the most unusual antiques.

Satisfying Smoke will be on Main St., throughout the event, located at Spot E-11, showcasing their smokeless cigarette. Unlike many three-part systems with atomizers that clog and cause trouble, Satisfying Smoke is a two-part system that has a new atomizer in every cartridge. This electronic cigarette looks, feels and tastes like the real thing.

There is a large selection of flavors such as Tobacco, Marlboro, Menthol, Chocolate, Vanilla, and Strawberry. The Satisfying Smoke cartridges come in nicotine levels of 16, 11, 8, 6, 4, and 0 mg.

All Satisfying Smoke kits and accessories can now be purchased at a 25% discount. This means the duo battery starter kit regular price of $ 119.00 has been reduced to $ 89.25. This kit includes two rechargeable batteries, a wall/USB combo charge system, and five cartridges of your choice.

For your convenience Satisfying Smoke has elegant leather bound, felt-lined metal carrying case for the e- cigarettes that will easily slip into your pocket or purse, making it readily available at anytime.

Always on the go? Also available is a car charger. Another option is a portable charger. Simply charge the portable charger with your wall charger or a computer USB port and this devise will, on average, charge the cigarette battery six to eight times. The portable charger comes in red or black and has the same size and looks of the carry case described above.

Satisfying Smoke also has alternative smoking kits for as little as $ 37.46. For all the various kits and accessories please visit http://www.satisfyingsmoke.com.

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Electronic Cigarettes Retailers Agressively Attack the Market with New USA Manufactured Products and State of the Art Atomizer

Farmingdale, NJ (PRWEB) November 27, 2010

A New Jersey based company NHaler.Com, that currently offers the largest selection of Electronic Cigarettes and Acessories in the World, has been concentrating on manufacturing Electronic Cigarettes and Personal Vaporizers in the USA to improve the Quality control issues that have been widely associated with E-Cigs and the liquid they use.

Nhaler.Com was initially founded by a non-profit organization, Halfway Houses Incorporated, which was looking for a safer alternative for its clients that wanted to smoke indoors. After witnessing the popularity of the product and the success that users were experiencing, the Board of Directors decided to start selling them to accent their fund raising goals.

Nhaler has an interactive website including video tutorials for beginners as well as more experienced users. Nhaler also carries a full line of Personal Vaporizers designed for Cigar and Pipe users, as well as a complete line of Mods] (Modified Battery Holders) for increased performance.

Nhaler?s Research and Development Team is also scheduled to release a new USA manufactured atomizer that will revolutionize the business, according to their research and development manager, ?This new product will further reduce the cost associated with our products, and give our customers a quick and easy way to customize their preferences, more economically than ever?.

Nhaler.com has already introduced several new products to the market, includingLow Resistance and Drip tips in over 90 different colors and materials.

Nhaler.com was also one of the first USA companies to release a USA Made Liquid line that does batch testing on all the ingredients they use for their E-Liquid. ?This is just another step we wanted to insure the safety of our products. After all, we use these ourselves and are constantly looking for ways to improve our experiences. This shines through to our customers?.

The excitement has produced large forums, and social networking sites associated with the use of electronic cigarettes.

Consumer Advocacy Groups are also popping up, taking hard stances on making sure the public is aware of Electronic Cigarettes as well other choices that they believe to be healthier alternatives.

Electronic cigarettes have been featured on The Doctors television show, as well as some news agencies,with favorable reviews, adding to its popularity.

Ecigs also got attention recently when, Actress Katherine Heigl, the star of Knocked Up, Life As We Know It and Grey’s Anatomy, recently appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman and touted the benefits of electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigs.

“I tried everything,” she said. “I did the patch, I did the gum… and went bananas,” Heigl said.

After her initial comments on smoking, Heigl pulled out an electronic cigarette and began to smoke it. “Bet I’m freaking you all out right now, huh?” she said.

Heigl then went on to explain exactly what an electronic cigarette is. She pointed out the battery, the filter and mentioned that the unit contained liquid nicotine. “You blow out water vapor so you’re not harming anyone around you and you’re not harming yourself,” she told Letterman. “You have no excuse now to smoke a real cigarette. You really don’t.”

Nhaler.com is convinced that Electronic Cigarettes are growing and will continue this trend, and they are banking on it.

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MHRA Delivers Outcome on Public Consultation (MLX 364): The Regulation of Nicotine Containing Products (NCPs)

(PRWeb UK) March 9, 2011

On March 9th 2011 which was No Smoking Day in UK, the MHRA delivered its verdict on the public consultation, codenamed MLX 364: The Regulation of Nicotine Containing Products (NCPs).

The results are interesting to say the least and it appears that NCPs such as the electronic cigarette will undergo a further period of research before an official verdict can be announced.

Most of the responses were overwhelmingly in favour of NCPs (e cigarettes and other products) receiving some sort of official regulation, although how this regulation would be delivered is still open to much debate.

Jason Cropper, Managing Director of Totally Wicked E-Liquid, responded to the outcome by saying, ?The findings are very positive. We at Totally-Wicked believe that the MHRA should be commended for its judgement and obvious valued consideration it has taken from a significant wide base of stakeholders. It recognises, as we at Totally-Wicked recognise, that our business requires regulation to support the safest and highest quality products for the user.?

With fears of an almost instantaneous ban on unlicensed NCPs for the time being, allayed, The MHRA will organise the next intensive period of research which aims to be concluded and findings unveiled by the spring of 2013.

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