Latest John Anderson Stories

2011-06-28 04:50:00

Analysis of direct climate record shows Antarctic tundra persisted until 12 million years ago A painstaking examination of the first direct and detailed climate record from the continental shelves surrounding Antarctica reveals that the last remnant of Antarctic vegetation existed in a tundra landscape on the continent's northern peninsula about 12 million years ago. The research, which was led by researchers at Rice University and Louisiana State University, appears online this week and will...

2010-09-22 15:15:00

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) announced today the election of John Anderson to the company's board of directors, effective Oct. 1. Anderson has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Levi Strauss & Co. since 2006. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100922/CG69643) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100922/CG69643) "Like Harley-Davidson, Levi's® is one of the world's most...

2009-07-22 21:26:23

ABC said Wednesday it has picked up its U.S. reality television series Wipeout for a third season. Twenty-four thrill-seekers will compete in the world's largest extreme obstacle course designed to provide the most spills, face plants and wipeouts ever seen on television, the network said in a news release. Moving nights, from Tuesday last summer to Wednesday this year, against tougher competition from Fox's time-period veteran 'So You Think You Can Dance,' ABC's 'Wipeout' is No. 1 during...

2008-12-09 15:31:26

ABC said Tuesday it plans to air a special edition of its U.S. competition series Wipeout, pitting cheerleaders against male couch potatoes. The football-inspired Wipeout Superball Sunday is scheduled to run Feb. 1 in a special segment during half-time at the Super Bowl, the network said. Serving as hosts of the show are John Anderson from ESPN's SportsCenter, John Henson from Talk Soup, actress Jill Wagner and special guest sideline reporter Michael Irvin, a former Dallas Cowboy and NFL Hall...

2008-10-10 18:00:22

By ROBERT NOTT The B List: The National Society of Film Critics on the Low- Budget Beauties, Genre-Bending Mavericks, and Cult Classics We Love edited by David Sterritt and John Anderson, Da Capo Press, 240 pages There was a time when B movies weren't respected. Now we celebrate them at every turn, probably because A movies so often disappoint us. As critic Stephanie Zacharek notes in her review of Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez's 2007 exploitation film Grindhouse, which is...

2008-10-03 12:15:00

3 decades of data point to troubling century ahead for Gulf bays The most comprehensive geological review ever undertaken of the upper U.S. Gulf Coast suggests that a combination of rising seas and dammed rivers could flood large swaths of wetlands this century in one or more bays from Alabama to Texas. "In terms of sea-level increases and river sediments flowing into the bays, we're rapidly approaching a time when bays will face conditions they last saw in the Holocene, from about 9,600...

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