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You’ll Never Guess where Santa Claus was really from

BBC News | — “Although widely thought to hail from the North Pole, Santa Claus is in fact originally from Turkey. The BBC’s Mark Lowen visited the southern Turkish town of Demre…

Ennio Morricone

The BBC's art editor Will Gompertz grabbed the chance to interview veteran film composer Ennio Morricone during Il Maestro's visit to London to reshedule his concert at the O2 Arena (CLICK). Originally My Life In Music was booked for 10 December. Show More Summary

Cervejaria Ramiro, Lisbon – a must visit

Earlier in the year, when I was in Lisbon with the fabulous Young Winemakers of Portugal (who, incidentally, have just been written up on the BBC news site), I was taken to the Cervejaria Ramiro (Av. Almirante Reis, nº1 – H1150-007 Lisboa, Phone: +351 21 885 10 24). This is a remarkable place, a must [...]

Lorde Covers Jeremih's 'Don't Tell 'Em'

Lorde visited BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge to perform "Yellow Flicker Beat," her single from the "Mockingjay" soundtrack, and a cover of Jeremih's recent hit, "Don't Tell 'Em." "I have basically been a really big fan of this song since I first started hearing it around," Lorde said. Show More Summary

Watch A Bowling Ball And Feather Fall At The Same Rate In The World's Largest Man-Made Vacuum Chamber

2 months agoOdd : Geekologie

This is a video from BBC 2 of British physicist Brian Cox visiting NASA's Space Power Facility in Ohio. The facility is home to the world's largest man-made vacuum chamber, measuring 30.5 (~100 feet) meters across and 37.2 meters (~122-feet) tall, with a volume of 22,653 cubic meters (~800,000 cubic feet). Show More Summary

A Feather and a Bowling Ball Dropped Together Inside the World’s Largest Vacuum Chamber

2 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Physicist Brian Cox of the BBC Two program Human Universe visits NASA’s Space Power Facility outside of Sandusky, Ohio, the world’s largest vacuum chamber, to demonstrate the effects of air on falling objects. In the video, a feather and bowling bowl are dropped at the same time in normal Earth conditions and after the air […]

Taylor Swift Sings a Beautiful Cover of Vance Joy's 'Riptide' – She Sounds Amazing! (VIDEO)

Taylor Swift visits the "Live Lounge" in London for BBC Radio 1. She performs a beautiful cover of "Riptide" by the Australian singer-songwriter Vance Joy.

Is Taylor Swift Releasing 'Out of the Woods' Next Week?

Taylor Swift stays bundled up in a plaid coat as she visits Capital Radio’s breakfast show on Thursday morning (October 9) in London, England. After that, the 24-year-old pop singer headed to BBC Radio One studios where she took pictures with fans on her way in. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Taylor Swift [...]

Inside a German Lignite Mine

The BBC made a visit to a German lignite (brown coal) mine. I’d like the people who favor the EnergieWende to explain how they can like this energy source better than nuclear power. The post Inside a German Lignite Mine appeared first on Atomic Insights.

Life's Not Fair

The young man in the report from the BBC, Matthew Miller, hails from Bakersfield, California which I visited a couple of years back when the car I was driving broke down on an impossibly hot and dry section of an American highway coming out of Los Angeles. Show More Summary

Roger Moore Visits Star Wars Episode 7 Ice Planet Set

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Former James Bond star Roger Moore recently visited the set of JJ Abrams‘ Star Wars Episode VII. During a BBC radio broadcast, the actor briefly talked about seeing an ice planet set built on one of the Pinewood sound stages. Read the...Show More Summary

Calvin Harris Premieres New Single 'Blame' - Full Song & Lyrics!

Calvin Harris flashes a smile as he makes his way out of the BBC Radio 1 studios on Monday morning (September 8) in London, England. The 30-year-old singer and producer was joined by John Newman as they visited Nick Grimshaw‘s Breakfast Show to premiere their new single “Blame,” which is available on iTunes now – [...]

Pro-Life, Catholic, Anti Gay Marriage Labour MP Dies Aged 73

Member of Parliament Jim Dobbin has died, reports the BBC, while on a visit to Poland with the Council of Europe this weekend. Dobbin, who was 73 when he passed away, was the MP for Heywood and Middleton – a more or less solid Labour seat in the Greater Manchester area. Show More Summary

Sam Smith Slays Covering Tracy Chapman's Fast Car! Take A Listen & Swoon At His Melodic Talents HERE!

Vroom vroom, we love!! Although Sam Smith's cover of Tracy Chapman's hit Fast Car is nothing like the original — we're still so obsessed! The soulful singer visited BBC Radio 1 yesterday to treat fans to this epic story of a song, and his voice is so on point! Ch-ch-check out the smooth vocal acrobatics and enjoy Sam's [...]

Obama, UK Prime Minister Cameron get lesson in Welsh school ahead of NATO summit

The nation’s leader, along with British Prime Minister David Cameron, stunned Welsh students when they walked into their classroom for a 30-minute visit, according to the BBC.

Kim Kardashian Visits BBC Radio 1 After Being Crowned GQ's Woman of the Year 2014

Kim Kardashian looks super stylish as she rocks a chic jumpsuit while exiting the Claridge’s hotel on Wednesday morning (September 3) in London, England. The 33-year-old reality star was then greeted by her adoring fans as she made her way to the BBC Radio 1 studios for her interview with host Nick Grimshaw. PHOTOS: Check [...]

Pilgrimage Churches in the Mountains of Ethiopia

The website of the BBC has posted some very beautiful photos from their correspondents’ visit to the Tigray region in northern Ethiopia, a region which, as they note, bears no small resemblance to parts of the southwestern United States. Show More Summary

BBC & FACT Shut Down Doctor Who Fansite

On the eve of the brand new season of Doctor Who, yesterday the BBC and Federation Against Copyright Theft teamed up to close a long-standing fansite. Following an in-person visit, Doctor Who Media shut down immediately. Its domain name will soon be taken over by the BBC. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing and anonymous VPN services.

Daniel Radcliffe: The Best Relationships Are With Your Best Friend

Daniel Radcliffe heads out of the BBC Radio Studios after a visit in London on Friday afternoon (August 22). The 25-year-old actor had his Sharpie pen ready to go for autographs for waiting fans. “I think the best relationships are when you’re going out with your best friend,” Daniel recently shared with Toronto Star. He [...]

The TARDiS Has Crash Landed & YOU Can Visit It! Geronimo, Whovians!

4 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

The new Doctor lands…TOMORROW! But it looks like something else landed in London today! The TARDiS!! Seeing as Doctor Who returns with a brand new Doctor, aka Peter Capaldi, the BBC is pulling out ALLL the stops for the promotions. They built a 'crashed' TARDiS in the middle of Parliament Square in London and fans are flocking [...]

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