Entertainment News Archive - January 28, 2010

UTRECHT, The Netherlands, January 28 /PRNewswire/ -- From Friday 26 to Sunday 28 February 2010, the Dutch Railway Museum will be hosting On traXS!, an international exhibition of model train layouts. The finest model layouts from all over Europe are being brought to Utrecht for this event.

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The world-renowned Rose Bowl hosted the year's most anticipated college football game this season -- the BCS Championship game, as well as the "granddaddy of them all," the Rose Bowl.

LONDON, January 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a video interview on http://www.cantos.com, BSkyB CEO Jeremy Darroch and CFO Andrew Griffith discuss how strong demand for HD television has helped to add more customers and deliver a strong financial performance. Other highlights from the half year results include the announcement that Sky is to launch 3D television into the UK this spring, and that all new and upgraded set top boxes will have HD. Commenting on the results, Jeremy Darroch said: "The long term prospects for 3D and, again, raising the bar in terms of the top end of TV look very strong. "We are well placed to continue to grow earnings and cash flow as we move through 2010." The interviews and transcripts are available now on http://www.cantos.com. Cantos.com, the online financial broadcaster, features in-depth interviews, documentaries and webcasts with senior company executives.

AMSTERDAM, January 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elsevier announced today that Scopus Custom Data, the underlying source of Scopus.com, the world's largest abstract and citation database, was chosen by Japan Science and Technology (JST) to conduct citation linkage analysis between scientific articles and patents.

PARIS, January 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) confirms that a technical anomaly occurred in the evening of January 27 on the W2 satellite located at 16 degrees East.

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Las Vegas Mega Agents Zar Zanganeh and Lee Medick sold the home Michael Jackson rented in Las Vegas at 2785 S. Monte Cristo Way for $3.1 Million today.

LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Fluid Music Canada's Trusonic, Inc.

LEEDS, England, January 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent severe weather conditions have meant that shoppers turned to online sites such as VoucherSeeker (http://www.voucherseeker.co.uk/vouchercodes) to give them voucher codes and discounts in order to get their retail fix for less. The bad weather brought the country to a standstill, costing the economy up to GBP600 million a day.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.