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Sea Lion Learns To Boogie Down
2013-04-02 04:56:19

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The first empirical evidence of an animal not capable of vocal mimicry that can keep the beat comes from a California sea lion that bobs her head in time to music. The findings of this study, published online in the Journal of Comparative Psychology, challenge current scientific theories, according to the authors. Those theories hold the ability to synchronize movements with sound is associated with the same brain mechanisms that...

2012-08-09 23:00:57

Ronan Conlon of Omaha, NE was one of the few racers to finish the 2012 Spartan Death Race. Conlon attributes win to the training regimens designed by Travis Stoetzel. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) August 09, 2012 Ronan Conlon of Omaha, NE was one of 340+ racers to attempt the 2012 Spartan Death Race. Only 51 of the 340+ racers completed the Spartan Death Race, which is an extreme challenge / mud race that has only had a 15% finish rate since its inception. Conlon was also one of the 51 people to...

2008-08-23 18:00:23

By ERYL CRUMP POPULAR Irish boy-band Boyzone wowed a large crowd on the opening show of the Faenol Festival last night. More than 6,000 people danced, cheered and waved as the boys ran through their back-catalogue of memorable hits. The Faenol Festival crowd heard the band sing Love Me for a Reason, Words, All That I Need, Baby Can I Hold You and the group's best ever selling single No Matter What They Say. They gave a warm reception to some new tracks which feature on their new...

2008-08-06 00:00:38

A cancer awareness roadshow is rolling into Torquay this week. The roadshow is endorsed by pop star Ronan Keating, who lost his mother Marie to breast cancer 10 years ago. He is urging people to visit the Cancer Research UK mobile health information unit, which will be visiting Broadsands Beach and Torre Abbey Sands from tomorrow until Saturday. While Ronan will not be present, roadshow staff will be speaking to people about how to enjoy the sun safely, dispensing sunscreen and will...

2008-07-26 18:00:35

RONAN Keating's cancer quest rolls into Liverpool next week. The Irish singer, who lost his mother Marie to breast cancer 10 years ago, is urging people to visit the mobile health information unit which will be at Princes Park from Wednesday, July 30, until Saturday, August 2, from 10am to 4pm each day. (c) 2008 Liverpool Echo. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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