Sunday, 10 January 2016

Former DJ Ed 'Stewpot' Stewart Dies At 74

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “Former DJ Ed 'Stewpot' Stewart Dies At 74: The DJ was heard on the airwaves on Christmas Day for a special edi...”
news.sky.com — The DJ was heard on the airwaves on Christmas Day for a special edition of his trademark radio show, Junior Choice.

Ethan Phillips, Standup Guy

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “Ethan Phillips, Standup Guy: For someone who never followed the game, I sure do have the hats. I own somewhere...”
www.startrek.com — News - Guest blogger Dave McDonnell returns with an essay in which he recounts his experiences over the years with one of Trek's funniest and all-around good guys, Ethan Phillips.

See Previously-Unseen Patrick Troughton Photos in Smile On Your Face | Kasterborous Doctor Who News and Reviews

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “See Previously-Unseen Patrick Troughton Photos in Smile On Your Face: Philip Bates is a writer at Kasterborous...”
www.kasterborous.com — It’s the 50th anniversary of Patrick Troughton’s first appearance in Doctor Who this year, and a new book celebrates the brilliant man who quickly carved a place in the heart of many Whovians. Smile on Your Face is a collection of photographs from Patrick’s varied career, compiled by his son, Michael Troughton. Michael of course played...

2016’s Biggest Social Media Trends to Watch Out For

Jule Owen
Jule Owen says “LinkedIn Pulse 2016’s Biggest Social Media Trends to Watch Out For”
www.linkedin.com — 2015 was a big year for social media. Social live-streaming apps like Periscope and Meerkat burst onto the scene. Now boasting over 200 million active users, Snapchat shed its reputation as a niche

Word Of The Week: Syzygy

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S. G. BASU says “Word Of The Week: Syzygy”
sgbasu.com — This week's word is "syzygy." It's kind of a show-off word, because other than in astronomical discussions and literary verses, no one would use this word. In fact, I came across this fun quote abo...

First new sound wave class in half a century to revolutionise stem cell therapy - Factor

Jule Owen
Jule Owen says “First new sound wave class in half a century to revolutionise stem cell therapy”
factor-tech.com — A new class of sound wave has been developed for the first time in 50 years that looks set to revolutionise the use of stem cells in medical treatments. Created by acoustics experts from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, the sound waves – known as “surface reflected bulk waves” – are gentle enough to manipulate …

Getting To 100% Renewable Energy In the US

Jule Owen
Jule Owen says “Getting To 100% Renewable Energy In the US”
cleantechnica.com — Getting to 100% renewable energy in the US by 2050 is a goal that is gaining traction among the US public. Reports from many environmental organizations have been written on how to get to this…

Twenty Questions

Jen Winters
Jen Winters says “Twenty Questions”
jenwintersne.wordpress.com — I was tagged on Facebook to do this and since I am going to do it, I might as well make use of it, right? Get to know me or something... Straight or curly hair? Curly, always. Favorite movie? Mrs. ...

Rachel Bennett Steury Wins Flash Fiction Challenge

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “Rachel Bennett Steury Wins Flash Fiction Challenge: Rachel Bennett Steury is the readers’ choice in this week’...”
Rachel Bennett Steury is the readers' choice in this week's Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction Challenge. The winning entry is rewarded with a special feature he

Book Review: Never Waste Tears

Anna Belfrage
Anna Belfrage says “An amazing review of what seems like an amazing read: Never Waste Tears via @LislAK
Author Gloria Zachgo is so kindly gifting a FREE COPY of Never Waste Tears to one lucky winner. For your chance to win, simply comment below or at the link provided at review'…

Indie Author Spotlight - Jule Owen

Jule Owen
Jule Owen says “Me interviewed on Allie Sumner's blog”
Jule Owen is the author of "The House Next Door" series. AlliesOpinions has reviewed the first book in this series. The second book in this series is also up for review i…

A Slow Start

Jen Winters
Jen Winters says “We're having a party!”
Normally I have a book review on Friday. This week I've failed to do that. I did read a book I could have reviewed, however, I'm reading the second book in the series and…