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eye candy

A person or thing that is nice to look at, but has very little substance, meaning, or purpose. The film is filled to the brim with delightful eye candy, but there is no worthwhile plot or characters to do the visuals justice. His new boyfriend is a nice bit of eye candy, but you can tell there's not much happening upstairs.
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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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But, with the hackneyed Dollar Store and Sheeran-like spoken word in the saccharine Mind Candy, you can feel the glint in a corporate eye hoping to sell Hayes to a young demographic.
Consistency," as whatever he did was comically clever mind candy.
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.
Salfordbased visual effects agency Carbon Digital has taken the cult Moshi Monsters characters created by Mind Candy into 3D for the very first time in a TV commercial for Katsuma Unleashed a Nintendo game.
Mind Candy, Darran Garnham, Chief Business Development & Licensing Officer, 44 207 5011920, darran@mindcandy.
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.
The drugs called Mind Candy, Benzo Extreme and Strong as Hell Diabolos XXX Extreme - which the stallholder bragged were stronger than cannabis - are under scrutiny by Crime Prevention Minister Norman Baker.
Mitchell says Tech City currently has "a handful" of startups that are approaching IPO, including Mind Candy, Hailo, Wonga and Huddle, but none are yet ready to float and invest money into new startups.
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.
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.
UK based digital entertainment company Mind Candy, creators of the family brand Moshi Monsters, announced on Wednesday that it has entered into a partnership with mobile social gaming company GREE to make Moshi Monsters available on mobile devices globally.
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).
Mind Candy was founded by Internet entrepreneur Michael Acton Smith, the company's chief executive officer, in 2004.