Giving gifts is for the birds. Gabi returning from her daily bird visit. (via BBC) 8-year-old Gabi Mann has a remarkable relationship with the crows that hang out in her garden. Every day she feeds them some peanuts or dog food, andShow More Summary
The Big Painting Challenge starts on Sunday at 6pm on BBC1. It's part of the BBC's new initiative to get creative. You will also be able to view it via iPlayer. What's The Big Painting... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Justin Timberlake's "Cry Me a River" is one of the great breakup songs of our generation, and it's getting a new spin from up-and-coming Scottish band Chvrches. In their BBC Live Lounge visit, the electronic band took on the 2002 jam, giving it a decidedly different sound with their synthesizers and lead singer Lauren Mayberry's voice. Show More Summary
Breaking news for Liverpool fans, and it’s not good. Liverpool will be without Raheem Sterling on Tuesday night for the visit of Tottenham to Anfield in the Premier League. The news was broken by the BBC’s Ben Smith on Twitter, who reported that Sterling has a “knock” that means he will sit out the Spurs game. […]
Back in 1991 the BBC visited Los Angeles to ask if it was the city of the future. Their answer? Yes, but not in a good way. Read more...
Not long ago, I interviewed renowned UCLA urban theorist Edward Soja on my podcast Notebook on Cities and Culture. In researching what he'd said before about this ever-fascinating, ever-confounding city, I came upon Los Angeles: City of the Future? Read the rest
It’s been a busy week for Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, and this morning (January 30) she kicked things off with a visit to BBC Studios in London, England. The tall and toned supermodel managed a smile despite the early hour as she continued...Show More Summary
Ellie Goulding stuns in a sheer, black shirt during a visit to Kiss FM on Thursday afternoon (January 29) in London, England. That same day, the 28-year-old singer also stopped by BBC Radio 1 studios to do some press. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Ellie Goulding Recently, Ellie was named as the new [...]
Meghan Trainor greets a crowd of adoring fans while stopping by the BBC Radio 1 studios for a visit on Tuesday (January 20) in London, England. The 21-year-old singer recently confirmed that her rumored duet with Harry Styles is in fact happening! “It’s real! It’s a duet. It’s a beautiful song we wrote together on [...]
The Doctor Who Wibbly Wobbly Carousel? The Pemberly Tunnel of Love? The SherLOCKED rollercoaster? Sign us up! [Click to embiggen] (via PopSmoothie)
The Melodians at BBC Maida Vale in November 2014 to record their new CD ‘Melodians Magic’. Staying in Canterbury for a few days, we drove up to Margate to visit the Turner Contemporary for the first time and were delighted to find Jeremy Deller's English Magic there. Show More Summary
It is probably every budding Egyptologist's dream to travel to Egypt and visit the sites of the pyramids, temples and tombs. For most of us it will remain a dream. The second best thing you can do is treat yourself to this BBC series about the discoveries which lay the foundations for today's knowledge about Africa's oldest recorded civilization.
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…
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
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 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
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
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 visits the "Live Lounge" in London for BBC Radio 1. She performs a beautiful cover of "Riptide" by the Australian singer-songwriter Vance Joy.
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 [...]