Archive: May 2012

2012 Music Festival Survival Guide – Bonnaroo

By on May 30, 2012 at 11:55 AM

In just a day or two, a 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tenn., will draw up to 80,000 people from all over the world for four days of music, art, film and entertainment. The name “Bonnaroo” is slang for “a really good time”, and was chosen both for its literal meaning and to honor the rich […]

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Honoring the military, past and present

By on May 25, 2012 at 10:38 AM

Each May as the mercury begins to rise and we knock the dust off of our grills, Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of another summer. It’s quite a relief to have finally bridged the long holiday abyss, isn’t it? But Memorial Day means more than just a day away from the office; it’s […]

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Take the plunge into summer with GEICO Now magazine and geiconow.com

By on May 23, 2012 at 9:13 AM

What are you doing for fun this summer? Whether it be ways of cutting costs without clipping your lifestyle, prepping your boat before cruising the waters, or finding the perfect family vacation that leaves the world a better place, read about it first in the most recent edition of GEICO Now magazine. Looking for your […]

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Gecko Ventriloquist app now available

By on May 18, 2012 at 8:14 AM

Ventriloquism is an expensive and hard-to-spell hobby that takes years of practice to master, and even after you’ve convinced yourself that your lips aren’t moving when you speak, you have a new audience to impress each time you perform. For those unprepared or unwilling to accept such a challenge, the new Gecko Ventriloquist app from […]

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Insuring athletes’ legs … and arms … and hair?

By on May 9, 2012 at 10:08 AM

Sports injuries are common, especially for pros. So common, in fact, that some athletes insure the body parts that helped propel them to fame — like soccer player David Beckham’s legs. One Australian cricket star even insured his iconic bushy moustache! But how necessary is body-part insurance? GEICO Now talks with two sports agents to […]

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Hey feds! Get half-price tickets to Washington Nationals games

By on May 2, 2012 at 9:40 AM

Baseball season’s in full swing, it’s time to celebrate … and save! Federal and military employees can get half off the purchase price on select Nationals tickets for choice home games. Why is GEICO doing this? Since 1936 the Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO) has served the needs of federal and military employees, and this […]

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