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eye/mind candy

  (mainly American)
something that is intended to be pleasant to look at but has no real meaning A lot of these books are little more than eye candy: cute photos with one-line captions and that's about all.
See be like taking candy from a baby
See also: candy, eye

eye candy

n. someone or something worth looking at. (Compare to ear candy.) The dame is just eye candy! Her brain is occupied with hair and nails appointments, and strained to do even that!
See also: candy, eye
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It was founded by London-based entrepreneurs led by Mr Relf, who was previously a senior executive at Mind Candy, the company behind Moshi Monsters.
The group includes Mind Candy founder Michael Acton Smith, Brightbridge Ventures CEO Dan Cobley, Lastminute.
Too often I find myself turning into Jeremy Kyle and shouting at the TV screen Often I can be heard yelling: "Get a job" at the overprivileged layabouts whose heads are full of sweetie mice, never mind Candy Kittens.
d2k) Mind Candy are starting to give London and Tech City a stage to compete on against the US, and Marakovic reveals he and SAP Ventures are keen to invest here as a result - more so than ever before.
Last year we invited Marty Cagan, a partner at the Silicon Valley Product Group, to run a course for all our development teams at Mind Candy, the company that created the popular online game Moshi Monsters.
There was Michael Acton Smith who set up (among other things) entertainment company Mind Candy, which created Moshi Monsters and is valued at PS200m.
National winners included Dyson (Technology of the Year), The White Company (Busienss Woman of the Year), Instarmac (Employer of the Year), Bryson Charitable Group (Social Enterprise of the Year), Ella's Kitchen Group (High Growth Enterprise), Otter Valves (Exporter of the Year), Mind Candy (Rising Star of the Year), R Griggs Group (CEO of the Year), OCS Group (Family Business of the Year) and JCB Excavators (Private Business of the Year).
The Technology Pioneers for 2013 are (in alphabetical order): AlienVault, Anhui LIGOO New Energy Technology, Azuri Technologies, Coulomb Technologies, Enphase Energy, Ingenuity Systems, LanzaTech, Liquid Robotics, Lookout Mobile Security, MC10, Mind Candy, PassivSystems, Practice Fusion, PrimeSense, Promethean Power Systems, RightScale, shopkick, SoundCloud, Tobii Technology, Transphorm, va-Q-tec, Vidyo and Voltea.
A real coup for the business, as Gavin explains: "We've had eight figures licensed by Mind Candy.
The 100% fruit lollies, which are co-branded and made under licence for Mind Candy, the company behind the online game and virtual pet site, will initially roll out in two flavours, Poppet Raspberry and Katsuma Tropical (rsp: 99P each).
According to the Guardian, a judge at London's High Court ordered Mind Candy, Moshi Monsters' British parent company to stop using Gaga's songs or parodies and ruled them from selling it, reports Contactmusic.
The company which developed the game, Mind Candy, was recently valued at pounds 125m following a transfer of stock, and CEO Michael Acton Smith was in Gateshead to discuss the success of the project - and the failure of earlier ones - at the Game-Horizon conference last year.
27 June 2011 - An early investor in Mind Candy, the developer of popular kids' online game Moshi Monsters, sold this week part of its stake in a deal valuing the UK company at USD200m (EUR141m), the Financial Times reported.
THE characters in the children's online game Moshi Monsters are to become real toys after creators Mind Candy yesterday signed a licensing deal with UK toymakers Vivid Imaginations.
These "lived issue" films are entertaining mind candy that act as a necessary balm, buffer, or boost to human morale.