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2011-08-16 10:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today BBC Radio 1 will be available to its listeners on SiriusXM Internet Radio beginning Friday, August 19 at 5:00 pm ET as part of a new multi-platform agreement with the BBC that brings subscribers additional concert performances from the BBC vault. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101014/NY82093LOGO ) BBC Radio 1 will be time-shifted by 5 hours so Americans can enjoy the channel's lineup as...

2011-08-15 15:18:49

The collapse of the US UK special relationship in August 1973 is the focus of the latest BBC Radio 4 program "ËœDocument', featuring University of Warwick Professor of International Security Richard J. Aldrich. The program examines a fascinating transcript of a conversation between President Nixon and Henry Kissinger which reveals the depth of the US antagonism towards Edward Heath's pro-European stance. The transcript reveals Henry Kissinger's frustration at the lack of support by...

2011-05-22 00:02:21

The Spanish conquistadors dreamed of gold in the hills of Colombia. In the 21st century, a new breed of explorer is in hot pursuit of a treasure far more precious: a way to prevent or cure Alzheimer's disease. A BBC radio documentary looks at how the Alzheimer's Prevention Initiative is making an impact in Medellin, Colombia. The documentary crew interviews renowned Alzheimer researcher Ken Kosik and looks into the upcoming trials and asks whether this will bring hope to those in a hopeless...

2010-11-17 00:01:11

Blu-ray/DVD/CD duplicator-manufacturer Aleratec will be giving away free copies of a music track composed by world-renowned music producer and composer Matthew Ferraro to promote its RoboRacer line of robotic DVD/CD duplicators. Chatsworth, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) November 16, 2010 Blu-ray/DVD/CD duplicator-manufacturer Aleratec will be giving away free copies of a music track composed by world-renowned music producer and composer Matthew Ferraro to promote its RoboRacer line of robotic DVD/CD...

2010-09-14 10:30:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 25, Capitol/EMI will release an expanded Collector's Edition of Jethro Tull's Stand Up in a deluxe 2CD/DVD Audio package with replicated original album art and newly-written liner notes by Tull's Ian Anderson. The Collectors Edition is housed in a digipak with a 12-page booklet and for the first time reinstates the original vinyl LP's pop-up element. On the same date, a digital version of the Collectors Edition, including the 31...

2010-08-20 14:34:00

"In a short time, Marc has managed to conquer the cold face of dance in a big way and with the release of his debut album 'Redemption' Marc is set to enter the top level of artist/dj/producer in the world" - BBC's Judge Jules introducing Marc Mysterio LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ - Marc Mysterio and his Stockholm-Based management Joia Records, are seeking up to $6,000,000 for "Breach of Contract" from Brandy Norwood for breaching a deal to feature on 'Shout It Out', the lead single from...

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2010-08-04 07:50:00

Public invited to take part in additional experiments A sixty-nine-year-old amateur scientist has discovered that her garden snails have a homing instinct. According to BBC News, the results of her experiment have wowed some professionals who previously believed that snails are far too simple creatures to find their way home. With the help of BBC Radio 4's Material World Program, experts launched a national experiment to settle the debate over whether snails do in fact have the homing...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.