Lycos Prepares People for the Zombie Apocalypse (and Bad Weather) with Mobile App!

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Halloween, Lycos, Inc. is proud to feature the only weather app designed to increase your chances of survival during the occasional zombie apocalypse: Weather Zombie

The free Weather Zombie app sets itself apart from other weather apps right from the start. Whether you're trying to figure out if it's going to rain today or if you'll have to deal with the increased smell of decay due to an unprecedented heat wave, this is the weather app for you.

In addition to monstrously handsome zombie forecasters, the Weather Zombie app features deliciously deranged weather icons (including a zombie sun that munches on clouds which cry black tears), comics starring the Weather Zombies and various cloud formations, and other bonus content. Weather Zombie provides location detection by GPS or Internet, hourly and 7-day forecasts, radar for the United States and most of Canada, and much more.

Weather Zombie is available through iTunes. Android and web users can get their daily dose of Weather Zombie through www.weatherzombie.com which features a mobile-friendly design and bonus wallpapers. People who make and host websites on Tripod.com can keep their visitors up to date on the forecast through the Weather Zombie add-on now available via our new website builder Zeeblio.

Weather Zombie will also be sponsoring and participating in The Devil's Chase 6.66 Miler on October 29th held in Salem, Massachusetts. If you want to get in the Halloween spirit or just have a good time - look for (or run away from) Weather Zombie at the run!

About Lycos, Inc.

Lycos is one of the original and most widely known Internet brands in the world, evolving from one of the first search engines on the web, into a comprehensive network of social media web sites that foster online communities.

Lycos has been a pioneer in intelligent spidering search technology, combining its proprietary technology with other best in class search services to provide a powerful and relevant search experience for its users.

Times change, and Lycos has changed with them, evolving into digital media power house with two major divisions

Lycos, is a network of easy to use community and social sites. Lycos's award-winning products and services include tools for blogging, web publishing and hosting, online games, e-mail, and search. The Lycos Network of sites and services include Lycos.com, Tripod, Angelfire, HotBot, Gamesville, WhoWhere, and Lycos Mail. Integrated, these sites help in bringing people together to interact, conduct commerce, have fun, and experience the best the Internet has to offer, is in our DNA. We offer 40 Local Sites in 120 Languages with a community spanning across 177 Countries. Lycos consistently averages 12 - 15 million monthly unique visitors in the U.S.

Lycos employs over 500 people working out of 24 offices worldwide, including the US, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, Mexico, the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Ukraine, Sweden, Serbia, Israel, China, Thailand, Panama, India, Emirates, Russia and Australia, and with representatives or partners in Spain, South Africa, and The Netherlands.

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Date: 2011-10-27