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2014-02-25 12:24:14

Deluxe Edition includes First DVD/Blu-ray Release of Billy Joel's 1987 Leningrad and Moscow Concerts, 2CD Expanded Russian Concert Album and SHOWTIME® Documentary Film, directed by Four-Time Emmy-Winner Jim Brown NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Billy Joel's A MATTER OF TRUST--THE BRIDGE TO RUSSIA, the artist's historic 1987 Russian concert tour revisited on DVD/Blu-ray and CD, on...

Golden Gate Bridge Turns 75
2012-05-29 08:02:14

Brett Smith for RedOrbit.com San Franciscans culminated the anniversary celebration of the Golden Gate Bridge Sunday night the way we typically celebrate 75-year-olds, with a cascading fireworks display and a barrage of air guitar-ready riffs. Thousands of people flocked to the American icon to mark the diamond anniversary and take part in the celebration, which included a 20-minute pyrotechnics display and musical montage. The weekend-long celebrations kicked off on Friday with a...

2011-08-08 16:15:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon & Schuster Audio and Broadcastr, Inc. are pleased to announce their collaboration on "The Great Bridge Tour," a social media experience that features eight exclusive audio excerpts from Pulitzer Prize-winner David McCullough's acclaimed audiobook, The Great Bridge, narrated by Emmy Award-winning actor, Edward Herrmann. Broadcastr, a new social-media platform for location-based audio, has a free app--available on iPhone, Android, and the...

2010-11-10 12:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SIRIUS XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) announced today that Bruce Springsteen will sit down for a rare Q&A session with a select group of listeners at the SIRIUS XM studios in New York City. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101019/NY84997LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101019/NY84997LOGO) "E Street Radio On The Edge of Your Town" will air live on Springsteen's E Street Radio, SIRIUS channel 10 and XM channel 58, on...

2010-11-08 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- To honor the country's heroic veterans in the lead-up to Veterans Day, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE), together with the USO (United Service Organizations) and the Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES), present a premiere screening of seven-time Academy Award® winning World War II classic The Bridge on the River Kwai. The digitally restored film is being screened at the US Navy Memorial Burke Theater in Washington,...

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2010-10-18 06:10:23

The Hoover Dam now is neighbor to a massive bridge held up by the longest arch in the Western Hemisphere. The Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge will open this month to help connect Arizona and Nevada traffic, which is split by the Colorado River. Officials said the 1,900-foot-long structure will reroute traffic off of the Hoover Dam, helping to improve jams and protect the dam from terrorist threats. The new bridge is the seventh highest bridge in the world at 890 feet above the...

2010-07-07 13:20:53

Research: Effect of a barrier at Bloor Street Viaduct on suicide rates in Toronto: natural experiment Suicide barriers on bridges might not reduce overall suicide rates by jumping from heights, as people may change location for their suicide attempt, according to a new study published on bmj.com today. Researchers from Canada found that the overall suicide rate (by any means) in Toronto reduced after a barrier was erected at one particular bridge known for a high suicide rate, but suicides...

2010-06-08 13:15:00

NEW YORK, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SIRIUS XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) announced today that "NBC Nightly News" anchor and managing editor Brian Williams will get behind the radio mic for the first time ever as a guest DJ to play some of his favorite Bruce Springsteen songs on Bruce Springsteen's E Street Radio channel, SIRIUS channel 10 and XM channel 58. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080819/NYTU044LOGO) Williams, a New Jersey native, will share personal stories about...

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2009-11-02 08:39:13

China opened a new bridge over the Yangtze River on Saturday that will start the swift expansion of the country's "last virgin island." Chongming Island has long been the obsession of developers, who have mulled over building things like a Disney theme park, to a tribute to Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch. Many worry that the new traffic might harm the island and its wetlands, but officials maintain that the island will not be harmed by overdevelopment. "We believe the negative impact from...

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2009-09-02 14:25:00

"CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" series creator Anthony Zuiker is releasing a new "digi-novel" that will be a combination of three different types of media "“ a book, a Web site and a movie. Zuiker's "Level 26" crime novel invites readers to log on to a Web site about every 20 pages using a special code to watch a "cyber-bridge" -- a three-minute video tied to the story. "Just doing one thing great is not going to sustain business," Zuiker told Reuters. "The future of business in terms...


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.