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2009-10-07 14:28:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- In its October issue, available now on newsstands, Travel + Leisure magazine reveals the top travel agents in the world, and names 76 travel professionals associated with leading luxury travel network, Virtuoso®. Virtuoso's experts account for nearly 60 percent of Travel + Leisure's 2009 "A-List," making it the most recognized travel network on the list. After evaluating hundreds of candidates for this highly selective guide to the...

2009-06-03 09:00:00

"The Steve Earle Show: Hardcore Troubadour Radio" to launch new season on SIRIUS XM's Outlaw Country channel NEW YORK, June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SIRIUS XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) announced today that it will launch the highly-anticipated second season of Steve Earle's exclusive SIRIUS XM Radio show, The Steve Earle Show: Hardcore Troubadour Radio Saturday, June 6 at 9:00 pm ET on Outlaw Country, SIRIUS channel 63 and XM channel 12. (Logo:...

2009-02-05 09:00:00

Fireman Radio to give listeners unprecedented access to Paul McCartney McCartney to host weekly "fireside chats" NEW YORK, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SIRIUS XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) announced today that it will launch a limited-run channel devoted to the music of Paul McCartney, in celebration of his new critically-acclaimed album recorded under the guise of his alter ego, The Fireman. Paul McCartney's Fireman Radio will premiere on Valentine's Day, February 14 and will air through...

2009-02-04 14:20:00

OYSTER BAY, N.Y. and ATLANTA, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TRAVELSAVERS and TRX, Inc. (Nasdaq: TRXI), a global leader in travel technology and data services, announced today that TRAVELSAVERS has expanded its mid-office quality control and reservations finishing technology offerings to help its travel agencies increase productivity and decrease costs in these challenging economic times. TRAVELSAVERS and TWIN (TRAVELSAVERS Worldwide Independent Network) agencies can now access the...

2008-12-29 13:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SIRIUS XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) will air Bruce Springsteen's special holiday show performances from December 2001 on E Street Radio, the exclusive and commercial-free channel dedicated to the music of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. The performances will air on New Year's Day, January 1 at 3:00 pm ET on E Street Radio SIRIUS channel 10 and XM channel 58. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080819/NYTU044LOGO ) From 2000 to 20004...

2008-12-22 07:00:00

New midday show inspired by SIRIUS' Kids Stuff channel, to mix pre-K themed music, storytelling and games "Kids Stuff" to kick-off with an exclusive performance from kindie rock superstar Laurie Berkner Kids Place Live on SIRIUS and XM Radio is nation's premier radio channel for kids 10 and under NEW YORK, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SIRIUS XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) announced today the debut of Kids Stuff, a three-hour daily show inspired by SIRIUS' Kids Stuff channel. The show,...

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2008-12-05 14:35:00

Scientists predict even more water shortages over the next several years for seven Western states due to the added affects of human-caused climate change. The Colorado River has suffered from drought and a growing population, putting area residents "on a collision course between supply and demand," said Brad Udall, director of the Western Water Assessment at the University of Colorado.Reduced water flows, increased air temperatures and higher than ever demands on the Colorado River are among...

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2005-12-09 17:56:57

New York -- For Dan McLain of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, there was a compelling reason to buy a satellite radio receiver: shock jock Howard Stern's looming move off the traditional airwaves. "It's just a show I enjoy. I'm a listener and my wife's a listener," he said. On Jan. 9, Sirius Satellite Radio is set to boast the arrival of its biggest on-air personality yet in Stern. While consumers may be tempted to sign up for Sirius or larger rival XM based on ever-expanding programming lineups,...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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