Stars Set To Attend Lion Ark Gala Screening

first_imgSpecial guests including Bill Oddie, Alexei Sayle, Gillian McKeith, Celia Hammond and Bollywood actress Sofia Hayat are set to attend a glitzy gala screening and celebrity fundraiser in Leicester Square on Saturday December 6th for LION ARK, the multi-award winning critically-acclaimed documentary about the rescue of 25 lions from Bolivian circuses.WHEN: Saturday December 6th, 6pmWHERE: Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7BYTICKET INFORMATION: Click hereFollowing sell out screenings at film festivals around the world, LION ARK is now screening in cinemas across the UK.More action adventure style than traditional documentary, feel-good movie LION ARK charts one of the world’s most ambitious and daring animal rescues, as a team from Britain’s Animal Defenders International (ADI) swoops on eight illegal circuses spread across Bolivia following a ban.The story begins when ADI secures a ban on animal circuses in Bolivia following a two-year undercover investigation across South America. The shocking findings lead to public outrage and calls for action across the continent. Bolivia is the first to act. Now ADI must help the government enforce the law. The team journey across a vast, hostile terrain to track down the illegal circuses defying the new law, save the animals and bring them to safety, and a joyous finale sees 25 lions airlifted to freedom in the US.LION ARK Producer and rescue leader Jan Creamer said: “People have been gripped by the way Lion Ark covers a serious issue about saving animals from circuses, but in a uniquely exciting and enjoyable way. The British public can be very proud that the seeds of this historic operation were sown at Animal Defenders International’s headquarters in London, which makes Lion Ark’s West End gala screening a very special event indeed.”A smash hit on the international film festival circuit, LION ARK is told through live action interviews, in the moment, as events unfold. This is up close and personal, in the thick of the action; you are as close as you can get to these animals and to understanding their life in the circus and feel the fear and joy of the rescuers as they journey through their incredible mission.LION ARK Director Tim Phillips said: “The response to Lion Ark has been fantastic, receiving standing ovations, armfuls of awards and sell-out shows around the world and we are looking forward to welcoming so many celebrity supporters at the gala screening. This special event is open to the public so that everyone has a chance to enjoy the uplifting animal magic of Lion Ark on the big screen in London’s Leicester Square, and meet the rescue team directly from their latest mission in Peru.”A similarly ambitious rescue operation – Spirit of Freedom – is now underway in Peru, where ADI is once again assisting authorities to enforce an animal circus ban, having successfully secured legislation. ADI currently has 30 lions, 9 primates and several other animals in its care, and audiences will hear the very latest news from rescue team leaders LION ARK Director Tim Phillips and Producer Jan Creamer, who have come straight from their latest mission to hold Q&A sessions following each screening across the UK.The LION ARK rescue mission was backed by legendary and Emmy award-winning US TV ‘Price is Right’ game show host Bob Barker and CSI actress Jorja Fox (‘Sara Sidle’), whose company Seafox Productions is an Associate Producer and both appear in the film. Bob Barker’s support enabled the rescue team to empty Bolivia of its suffering circus animals and build new homes for them in the US.LION ARK has recently been signed into distribution for television, video on demand, DVD / Blu Ray and in-flight entertainment with ITV Studios Global Entertainment, one of the world’s leading distribution companies which has its own channels in Europe, Asia, Africa and Middle East, including flagship ITV broadcasting in 40 countries.Since opening at Raindance, London and Mill Valley Film Festival, California, LION ARK has taken the film festival circuit by storm with sell out shows, six awards, official selections for 14 prestigious film festivals, and an NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding International Motion Picture.Tickets for LION ARK screenings at UK cinemas including the West End gala and celebrity fundraiser are on sale now. Tickets for the gala start at just £11: click here for more.last_img read more

Beyond IPL

first_imgFor a long time now, this country has been overly keen to play and watch the sport brought to us by our colonisers way back in the early 1700s. Since then, the sport’s popularity has exponentially grown in the country, having a far-reaching impact across rural and hinterlands. India has not just played cricket but rather lived it. It is astonishing to witness the support this sport enjoys across communities, classes, etc., whatever that segregates people under the garb of being an Indian. Cricket brings the true colours of secularism to a bloom, surging excitement across the nation and within the people. It is the sort of popularity and impact on Indian society that makes Cricket almost a religion in India. Sheer support, eager eyes glued to screens, group discourses and even betting, Cricket certainly sends the audience in a frenzy. And, it is this enthusiasm which has made cricketers popular than local MLAs and even cinema stars. India would come to a halt when Sachin used to bat, and this alone explains what cricket means to India. Widening the sport across formats has garnered a tremendous response, especially in India where 12 editions of Indian Premier League have transcended Cricket’s popularity. It has become an astounding source of entertainment. There has been a certain development inclined closely to India’s cricketing roadmap which has been largely eclipsed by the sport’s men-centric mindset. Women’s cricket has not been as popular as men’s yet it has been played out for some time now. Though Men’s cricket sparks “Bleed Blue” emotions, with comprehensive excitement revolving around who’s who and fact discussions, women’s cricket has also made a dent in the average Indian psyche – and Mithali Raj’s popularity ascertains it. BCCI has taken gradual steps to expand the scope of Women’s cricket with the introduction of an exhibition match between Supernovas and Trailblazers at the Wankhede Stadium on May 22 last year, just prior to the final of IPL 11. Though an impressive idea, the closely fought match did not receive much fanfare due to scorching sun at the peak of summer. Taking forward the concept, BCCI this term has widened the scope and introduced a three-team 20-over tournament that will be taking place at Jaipur. Calling it the Women’s T20 challenge, BCCI has decided to shift the matches to the evening slot this time around, and the fixtures will include three group stage games where the three sides — Velocity being the newest entrant this year — face each other once, which then will be followed by the two top teams locking horns in the final. Four games against one exhibition match last year holds the prospect of extending women’s cricket’s popularity and simultaneously aiding the players to improve their game. And, with the traditional IPL format of involving overseas players in the fray, the concept presents a global platform to the players. Women’s IPL reserves potential to promote the sport while incessantly attracting women talent for identifying good players and expanding the selection pool. The exposure it promises is worth efforts put in for such an event. Women’s IPL aims to set a standard which, hopefully, will one day match the popularity of men’s form. While tickets to the novel game have been made free to encourage viewers to provide their support, popularity will be picked up at its own pace. A successful conclusion would motivate the apex cricket body to develop a full-size Women’s IPL which will be highly beneficial for women. It will also bring women’s cricket to the forefront and induce a conducive effect urging girls to pick up the sport, and in general promoting sports in the country. And, with the popularity that Cricket holds in this country, chances of downfall are minimal with a lot to yield.last_img read more

Former mayor pleads guilty at UN tribunal on Rwandan genocide

Juvénal Rugambarara, who was mayor of Bicumbi commune in Kigali-Rural Prefecture in Rwanda from September 1993 to late April 1994, made the plea to the single charge after two years of negotiations with prosecutors, who agreed to withdraw eight other charges that included genocide, torture and rape. Addressing the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), which sits in Arusha, Tanzania, after pleading guilty, Mr. Rugambarara apologized for his actions in the genocide. “I pay sincere tribute to all the innocent victims of the shameful cowardice and humbly bow and plead for forgiveness from the bottom of my heart… I solemnly pledge to join the rallying cry of those who say ‘never again’,” he said. The ICTR found that Mr. Rugambarara failed as mayor to take the necessary and reasonable measures to establish an investigation into the killings committed in Bicumbi commune or to apprehend and punish the perpetrators. The trial chamber – Judges Asoka de Silva (presiding), Taghrid Hikmet and Seon Ri Park – has scheduled a sentencing hearing for Mr. Rugambarara for 17 September. Some 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus were murdered, mostly by machete or club, across Rwanda in less than 100 days starting in early April 1994. Later that year the Security Council established the ICTR to deal with the worst cases. 13 July 2007A former mayor pleaded guilty today before the United Nations war crimes tribunal for the Rwandan genocide to a charge of extermination as a crime against humanity over his role in the mass killings that engulfed the small country in 1994. read more

Whats the longest youve ever partied This Dublin DJ is planning to

first_imgI went to the Guinness World Records website and found who’s holding the current record. I then contacted them telling them I was thinking of attempting to break it. They sent me back a load of questions about why I’m thinking of doing it. If they felt you weren’t going to be safe they mightn’t let you attempt it.Guinness World Records also outlined the rules of the challenge.“I’m entitled to five minutes break every hour. But I can save them up so it means I can have about two hours break total every 24 hours,” explains Norberto.Another one of the other rules is that he can’t repeat a song within four hours of playing it last. So, theoretically, he could just pick four hours of music and put in on a loop for eight days?“That’s not the spirit of it,” laughs Norberto. “The whole idea is that I’m going to do every day in a different style to attract different people and I suppose to stop myself getting bored. One day I’m going to play Latin music and then maybe some chart stuff and then some house music.” Although he’s DJ’ed all over the place, he’s never attempted anything like this before.“When I was in Spain, I would be DJ’ing for two days, but that was of course with breaks.”“I have some personal trainers in the gym and I’ll be looked over by paramedics. I think by August I’ll be looking to get up to about three days.”Has he sought advice from other DJs who’ve tried similar stamina sapping sets?I did check around but nobody really wants to talk about it. Everybody has their own tactics, they all have some kind of preparation. I looked at a DJ who made a similar attempt and he was preparing for three months, I’ll have seven months so I should be okay. WHAT’S THE LONGEST you’ve ever lasted? Partying that is.Whatever your personal best is, it’s highly doubtful that it will beat one Dublin DJ who’s aiming to become a Guinness World Record holder by DJ’ing for 200 straight hours.The appropriately named DJ Norberto Loco has already started training for the eight-day-long set in the Underground Club in Dublin’s Citi Hotel from 19 November.It’s not just a test of endurance though, DJ Loco is using his record attempt as a way of raising money for Temple Street Children’s Hospital.Polish-born Norberto has been living here for the past few years and, having DJ’ed in nightclubs across the city, fancied challenging himself.“I’d been DJ’ing for a number of years and decided that I wanted to do something funny and a little bit crazy,” he explains.center_img Source: Norberto Loco/YouTubeEvery aspect of the attempt is to be recorded and all the evidence will be sent to Guinness World Records to be verified. A representative from London will also visit at some point.They won’t be the only ones though, the Underground Club will be open for 24 hours a day during the week in question, even though alcohol will only be served during the usual times.Asked if he’s expecting a load of late-night/early morning sessioners to drop in for some dancing, DJ Loco say he imagines people will be more interested in seeing how he’s holding up.“I think people will be going to see how I look after a few days DJ’ing. I suppose on the last day there’ll be a bit more of a celebratory atmosphere because I’ll already have broken the record.”That’s another thing, Norberto isn’t just looking to break the record, he’s looking to smash it. The current record for the “Longest Marathon Club Djing” is 168 hours and is held by DJ Smokin Joe Mekhael who set the mark in Sydney in 2012.“There’s no point in just doing another couple of hours, it’ll just get broken again soon,” says Norberto.Given the effort, let’s hope it stands for a few years anyway.Read: Clontarf GAA set a world record thanks to Jack McCaffrey and 1,499 friends >Read: NYC to attempt Guinness world record… for twerking >last_img read more

SYRIZA up in poll

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram A new poll conducted by Pulse shows the distance is growing between the coalition and SYRIZA.SYRIZA got 27 per cent in voting intention, leaving New Democracy way behind with 22 per cent, while the second coalition partner, PASOK, appears third with 7 per cent, followed by Golden Dawn with 6.5 per cent, the Greek Communist Party (KKE) and “To Potami” with 6 per cent, Independent Greeks (ANEL) with 3.5 per cent and former government partner Democratic Left (DIMAR) with 1 per cent, same as ANTARSYA.Around 1000 people were surveyed, with 59 per cent saying the believed SYRIZA would win the next general election and only 29 per cent saying New Democracy would win. Antonis Samaras still remains favourite as leader at a 30 per cent approval rating, with SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras at 28 per cent.Source: Greek Reporter Greecelast_img read more

A Few Things to Look Forward To in 2018

first_imgStay on target We tend to look at a new year as a completely new beginning. Man, 2017 sure sucked, let’s try to make 2018 better. It’s easy to forget that the problems that exist on December 31 will still be there on January 1. The world will still be the same place. 2016 was bad, 2017 was worse and at this point, there’s not much hope that 2018 will be better. Not unless we’re willing to make it better. Our attitudes and determination will go a long way towards making 2018 better. That’s why entertainment is important. It can feel frivolous sometimes to list the TV, movies, comics, games, etc. that we’re looking forward to next year, but excitement and anticipation can keep us going. Whether it inspires us to keep fighting for the life we want to live or gives us an escape with which to recharge our batteries; we need entertainment. That’s part of why this website exists. With that in mind, here are a few things I’m looking forward to in the next year. No matter what 2018 brings, it looks like a great year for entertainment.MoviesThe End of Marvel’s Phase 3Avengers: Infinity War is the big star of the year, but let’s not forget that we have two other entries in the Marvel Cinematic Universe coming this year. Black Panther is only a couple short months away and it looks phenomenal. It’s taking us to a setting the movies have never explored before. Just from the trailers we’ve seen, detail and beauty are packed into every frame and T’Challs’s new suit looks so cool. I’m excited to see Michael B. Jordan take on a villainous role, especially after hearing the actor talk about what a dark place it took him to. Plus, there’s the fact that, much like this year’s Thor: Ragnarok did, it’ll probably lead directly into Avengers: Infinity War. All that together makes this a must-see for me in February.Then there’s Infinity War itself, which already looks impossibly big. I have no idea how they’re going to pull this kind of scope off, but if any studio can do it, it’s a Disney-backed Marvel. Thanos has certainly come across as formidable in his brief appearances in other movies, but it remains to be seen whether or not he can carry one himself. Either way, I’m just excited to see all these superheroes on screen together. Even more so, knowing that this and 2019’s Avengers 4 will be the last time we’ll see many of them. After ten years, I want to see how their stories will end. Even if it breaks my heart. And hey, after Infinity War, there’s Ant-Man and the Wasp. The first brought an unexpected levity to the MCU that I didn’t realize I wanted. After Infinity War, that might be exactly what we need.The New MutantsDisney may own the X-Men now, and it remains to be seen exactly what affect that will have on 20th Century Fox’s plans for them, but this movie is still happening. When it was first described as a horror movie with mutants, I was interested. Then we all saw the first trailer and it completely lived up to that description. It’s not at all what we think of when someone mentions a comic book movie. As much as I’m looking forward to Marvel Studios’ biggest spectacle yet, I’m more intrigued by movies like this. Movies that take familiar characters and do something new with them. Movies that experiment with genre to deliver something unexpected. Legion showed us a new way to tell an X-Men story on TV in 2017. I’m really hoping The New Mutants will do something similar in 2018.A Wrinkle in TimeOne of the books that got a young me into sci-fi in the first place is finally getting a proper theatrically released movie. It always deserved better than that made-for-TV garbage we got back in 2003. The book asked us to imagine impossible things and introduced generations of kids to concepts like inter-dimensional travel. I’m just eager to see how those things are represented on screen. Also, it looks gorgeous. It’s no surprise that Ava DuVernay made a good-looking movie, but every shot in the trailer is jaw-droppingly beautiful. Already, I want DuVernay to take on the rest of the books in the series, and I haven’t even seen the movie yet. Outside of the superhero movies, this is the one 2018 film I absolutely have to see in theaters.TelevisionJessica Jones, Season TwoThe first season of Jessica Jones remains my favorite of Marvel’s Netflix outings, and it’s taken too long to get a second. We finally got to catch up the Jessica in The Defenders, but she deserves another starring role. Her battle with the Purple Man was at once terrifying and powerful, and I’ve been waiting to see how it’s affected her ever since it ended. Her scenes in The Defenders were great and all, but we didn’t get much of a glimpse into her life post-Purple Man. She’s still an alcoholic with no time for anyone’s bullshit and that’s still fantastic to watch. Her refusal to take Iron Fist seriously only cemented my love for the character. We only have a few months to wait for season two, and by that point, it will have been just about two and a half years since season one. I only hope the wait is worth it.Young Justice (via DC Entertainment/Cartoon Network)Young Justice, Season ThreeSpeaking of superhero shows that have been on hiatus for too long, we’re finally getting more Young Justice in 2018. It was a fantastic animated superhero show that rivaled even the old DCAU cartoons. It had an engrossing ongoing story that it never got to finish even though it did quite well in the ratings. It was cancelled anyway for an absolutely stupid reason: The toys weren’t selling. Its funding was tied to a deal with Mattel, so in the end it didn’t matter if the show was popular at all. The audience wasn’t buying the toys, so the show got the ax. Finally, it’s coming back for a third season, launching on DC’s streaming service planned for the upcoming year. Yeah, I know, another streaming service. I’m tired of them too, but it’s hard to be mad when it allows for something this cool to happen. DC has produced some amazing TV shows recently, and it’s cool to see them get another crack at a classic animated series.Stargate: OriginsAfter the end of Stargate: Universe, I thought I was done with the franchise for good. After all, the last few seasons of SG-1 weren’t all that great, and then Universe felt like it had lost all the fun that made early Stargate, and Atlantis, so great. So when I heard they were making a prequel series, it was hard to summon any strong reaction. “Alright, good for them, maybe it’ll be cool” was kind of the best I could do. Then I saw the teaser, and it reminded me of why I liked Stargate in the first place. It feels like an adventure just the way the old shows did. Light, fun action, snarky protagonists and advanced alien societies lying beyond a mysterious portal. I’m still not entirely sure a new Stargate series can pull me back in; this one is doing everything right so far.GamesNi No Kuni II: Revenant KingdomEven as I have less and less time for games, my fondness for gigantic RPGs only grows. I love running around a new fantasy world, and honestly, the more anime it is, the better. I adored the first Ni No Kuni. It combined the smart game design and storytelling you expect from Level-5 with the character and world design of Studio Ghibli. It felt like I was playing a Ghibli movie, especially the parts where you would swap back and forth between the real world and the fantasy one to solve puzzles and fix people’s souls. Plus, any game that gives you a Welsh sidekick is a winner in my book. The sequel won’t have Ghibli’s involvement, but the studio’s former character designer Yoshiyuki Momose was on board for it. Really, I’m just looking forward to being transported to another massive anime kingdom where I can recruit monsters and battle the forces of evil. God, this game looks gorgeous.Spider-ManIt’s been way too long since we got a proper Spider-Man game, and it’s finally happening in 2018. The Spider-Man 2 movie game was so much better than it had any reason to be because swinging through its version of New York was so much fun. The open world web-slinging got even better on the next generation of consoles with Spider-Man: Web of Shadows, though that game certainly had its problems. After that, Spider-Man games saw a steep decline and disappeared altogether. This year brings Spidey back, and from what we’ve seen of his new game so far, it looks like everything I’ve been hoping for since the PS2 days. A massive, high-fidelity recreation of New York to swing through as I please. Chasing down bad guys through buildings and busy streets. Saving everyone because you’re a true superhero. Also, Miles Morales is in it, so that’s cool. Growing up in cities, surrounded by tall buildings, I’ve always wanted to be Spider-Man. I’m just happy there’s going to be a game that lets me do that again.ComicsExit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles cover (Art by Ben Caldwell, via DC Comics)Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss ChroniclesDC has been doing amazing work with their superheroes, but their updated takes on classic Hanna-Barbera characters are even better. Writer Mark Russell turned The Flintstones into a story of late-stage capitalism. A world where workers are exploited and pitted against each other, where household appliances form friendships with each other so they can make it through another day of abuse. Now, he’s taking on Snagglepuss, re-imagining the character as a Tennessee Williams-esque gay, Southern playwright. Though his work is a success on Broadway, it makes him a target of the House Committee on Un-American Activities. As a massive fan of theatre, comics and classic animation, the premise of this comic is speaking to me on a deep, personal level. The Flintstones ended up being an important comment on life in 2016. I can’t wait to see what Snagglepuss can tell us in 2018. There’s a sentence I never thought I’d write.AnimeCardcaptor Sakura: Clear CardI don’t watch a ton of anime anymore, but when I heard they were bringing back Cardcaptor Sakura, I knew it was one I couldn’t miss. Maybe it’s because my first exposure to anime was watching Sailor Moon every morning before school, but I’ve always enjoyed the Magical Girl genre of anime. They’re fun superhero cartoons and many of them have surprisingly deep stories. My first exposure to Cardcaptor Sakura was through the terrible Kids WB dub, Cardcaptors. Even with the heavy editing and reordering of the episodes, there was something there. I liked watching the stories of this girl who snuck out of her room each night to fight a magical card monster. Later, when I figured out you could get anime from the internet, I watched the whole series and was mesmerized. I’m absolutely here for a new season. I want to know what happens to these kids. Sony Pictures CEO Says ‘Door Is Closed’ for Now on Spider-Man SplitMarvel Censors Criticism of America From Marvel Comics #1000 center_img Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey.last_img read more

New study shows muscle injuries in athletes may be caused by low

first_imgNew study shows muscle injuries in athletes may be caused by low vitamin D levels KUSI Newsroom, Posted: December 21, 2017 KUSI Newsroom December 21, 2017center_img Updated: 8:55 AM 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsLA JOLLA (KUSI) — Low levels of vitamin D could be a factor in muscle injuries suffered by athletes, according to a study authored by an orthopedic surgeon at Scripps Clinic in La Jolla that was released Thursday.In the study published online by Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, Dr. Brian Rebolledo said 56 percent of football players that were examined who had low vitamin D experienced a lower extremity muscle strain or core muscle injury while playing in college, which jumped to 73 percent if severely deficient.Among players with normal vitamin D levels, 40 percent had experienced such injuries, which he called a statistically significant difference between the groups.Rebolledo’s team analyzed data that was collected from 214 players at the 2015 NFL Combine, where scouts evaluate top prospects coming out of college. The researchers recorded their vitamin D levels, age, position, race, injury history and whether they had missed any college games due to a lower extremity muscle strain or core muscle injury.“We were interested in vitamin D in this population because it’s been shown to play an important role in muscle function and strength, which is critical to the high-performance athlete,” Rebolledo said. “Most of the past research into the harmful effects of low vitamin D has focused on the elderly, but relatively few studies have examined this association in the elite athlete.”He also found that of the 14 study participants who missed at least one collegiate football game due to a muscle injury to a lower extremity or core region, 86 percent were found to have significantly low levels of vitamin D.Also, 70 percent of black athletes had low levels of vitamin D, compared to 13 percent of whites. There were no meaningful differences in vitamin D levels between skill position players like quarterbacks, running backs, receivers, defensive backs and kickers or linemen, linebackers and tight ends.The average age of study participants was 22.“This study suggests that monitoring and treating low vitamin D may potentially be a simple way to help prevent certain muscle injuries,” Rebolledo said. “Additional research needs to be done to see if boosting vitamin D levels leads to improved muscle function and fewer injuries.”He recommended that all adults have their doctor check their vitamin D levels, whether they participate in athletics or just walk their dog around the block.Low vitamin D may result from poor dietary intake, lack of adequate sunlight exposure or poor absorption due to issues like inflammatory bowel disease and celiac disease.The two main ways to get vitamin D are by skin exposure to sunlight, which can carry potential risks, and by taking vitamin D supplements. Some foods also provide vitamin D, including egg yolks, salmon and fortified milk, orange juice and cereal. Categories: Good Morning San Diego, Local San Diego News Tags: Good Morning San Diego, Guests FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

Big dollars for dogs cats at Humane Society

first_imgWhere: 1100 S.E. 192nd Ave.Size: 30,700 square feet.Employees: 60 at the shelter and about 15 at two thrift stores.Stores: Paws ‘n’ Claws at 3308 N.E. 52nd St. and 13898 N.E. 28th St.Volunteers: About 400.Annual budget: Approximately $3 million.Donors: Thousands.Website: www.southwesthumane.org.With a $900,000 line of credit hanging over him, Chuck Tourtillot was a man looking for answers.The director of the Humane Society for Southwest Washington said debt on the new animal shelter was causing him anxiety and promoting gray hair.Enter Columbia Vista Corp., the last remaining sawmill in Clark County.President Bob Lewis and his wife, Sharon, pledged $400,000 if shelter advocates could raise a matching amount.On Saturday night, when bidding concluded at a dinner-auction, the $400,000 came in, with another estimated $400,000 to boot, for a total of more than $1.2 million.“This community is the most generous I’ve ever been a part of,” Tourtillot said on Sunday. “I can’t say enough good things about it … Wonderful place to live.”An estimated 670 people paid $85 each to be at the dinner-auction at the Hilton Vancouver Washington.One couple paid $4,750 for airline tickets and a weeklong stay in Spain.The shelter, at 1100 N.E. 192nd Ave., opened in summer of 2009. It is three times as large as the former shelter at the Port of Vancouver. It has room for has room for 150 dogs and 300 cats.Why would Columbia Vista offer such a large gift?Bob Lewis explained that Sharon Lewis is on the society board and has been active in the auction.“The company has had several good years and we have incredibly good people … who like to see us give back to the community,” Bob Lewis said.last_img read more

WSUV to offer financial aid workshops

first_imgParents and potential college students can how to pay for college at Washington State University Vancouver’s A – Z of Financial Aid and Scholarships workshop, led by financial aid experts.Two sessions are available: 6-7 p.m. March 7 and 6:30-7:30 p.m. March 19 in Room 101 in the university’s Student Services building, 14204 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave.The workshop is free. Parking is free for workshop participants in the Orange Lot 2.For more information, email finaid@vancouver.wsu.edu.last_img

A Regionals Content Facelift Yields High Returns

first_imgWhen RMS media purchased Northshore in the spring of 2005, “It was a staple-bound, 36-44 page advertorial-format magazine that looked like a direct mail piece,” says RMS Media Group president Rick Sedler. The then four-year-old title, which served as a regional lifestyle magazine for the North Shore area of Boston, was acquired from an independent self-publisher for approximately “an eighth of its total worth today,” says Sedler. At the time, a mostly freelance staff was orchestrating the final product, which had a circulation of about 15,000.But Sedler had bigger plans for the regional title. Upon purchase, he expanded its circ to 30,000, including 25,000 sent  to subscribers and via direct mail, 2,500 newsstand copies and 2,500 event/hotel copies.It wasn’t until 2009, a time that much of the industry would rather forget, that Sedler made the strategic decision to increase his staff. Ultimately, the magazine has realized second quarter growth of 10 percent over the same period in 2008, says Sedler, bouncing back from a 20 percent loss in the first quarter of 2009. The magazine also hit advertising, circulation and production targets for the first half of 2009.Culmination of ‘Connected’ Hires Northshore’s success, says Sedler, is a combination of factors including the culmination of recent decisions like hiring “connected” and “experienced” staff, and building on the magazine’s track record with advertisers. Despite layoffs across the industry, the Andover-based title recently hired full time staff to replace its freelancers, including a director of new media, a creative director, a designer and two new sales people. Its new creative director is a former creative director from Boston, and its director of new media is a former FOX TV affiliate new media Web site expert. The move from freelance to full-timers increased the staff by 60 percent, says Sedler. Removing Weaknesses“If you can focus on taking out the weaknesses in your business, it’s a formula for success,” says Sedler. “We looked at all parts of the business that were our weaknesses and worked on correcting them and building out fresh new ideas.” In addition to deciding to triple its photo budget, Sedler also worked to add sections to Northshore’s formerly “lackluster” Web site. These included a business directory, sponsored e-mail marketing campaigns and banner ads, which implemented over the past nine months have helped boost site traffic threefold.The title has additionally worked to make connections between its Web and print assets, tying its online stories and promotions back to the magazine in hopes of driving readers to nshoremag.com. “We turned our weaknesses into value propositions,” Sedler says.Higher Growth GoalsThe August/September “best of” issue has reaped the cumulative benefits of Sedler’s new staff and editorial modifications, showing a 25 percent increase in sales revenue over any previous issue. This success in the sales realm makes its 2009 “best of” issue its most profitable to date.“We had four people selling on this issue as opposed to two,” he says. “While of course there are increased costs by bringing people on board, I put higher growth goals in place.” If the growth of its assets continues as expected, Sedler anticipates Northshore’s circ to grow by 10 percent through the end of the year.last_img read more

Crosley resurrects bizarre 3inch vinyl format for Record Store Day 2019

first_img Tags Read more Best turntables under $300 Best-sounding albums to own on vinyl Audio Technica LP60: A beginner’s turntable for the vinyl revival Best turntables you can buy, from affordable to absolute insanity Audio The 3-inch record player comes with a copy of the Foo Fighters Big Me record, but additional 3-inch records will be available for Record Store Day and throughout 2019. Releases include Bad Religion’s My Sanity, Rancid’s Ruby Soho, Culture Abuse’s Dip, The Interrupters’ She’s Kerosene, Jack White’s Love Interruption, The White Stripes’ Candy Cane Children, the Raconteurs’ Store Bought Bones and Dead Weather’s Be Still.The 8-ban player was invented in Japan in the early 2000s but it’s unclear if the records will play on a regular turntable.Don’t expect the format to sound very good, though, as recording engineer Bob Weston told Ars Technica that the tiny 3-inch diameter approaches the laws of physics: “I think it’s neat as a novelty. But I hope no one is buying for sound quality.”The Crosley RSD3 will only be available on the day from independent retailers, though you can expect that a few will be floating around for a while afterward. Comments 2 Share your voice Crosley This Saturday is Record Store Day 2019, and to celebrate, budget turntable manufacturer Crosley is releasing a turntable. A really, really weird one.You’ve heard of 45s, EPs and LPs but have you heard of Triple Inchophones? For Record Store Day on April 13, Crosley is resurrecting the little-known 3-inch vinyl format with its RSD3 player.The $70 RSD3 is a mini belt-drive turntable, or “8-ban,” which includes an AT3600 moving-magnet cartridge and offers adjustable pitch control and built-in speakers. The player includes a headphone output that can be used as an aux out port with the included RCA adapter.last_img read more

NASA eyes soft robots for dirty jobs on the moon and Mars

first_img Scientists create liquid metal that stretches like Terminator MIT’s robotic fish swims in the ocean, fits in at ‘school’ Soft robots arrive These robots don’t have the sharp angles and hard surfaces of most sci-fi robots. The researchers are building robotic actuators with soft silicone exteriors that can bend, flex and expand. “When you actuate the soft robot, it changes how you use the material properties,” Fitzpatrick said. “A piece of rubber going from flat to the shape of a finger, it changes the material into something else.” A video shows this concept in action.  The robots on display look like living, writhing creatures. They move based on the amount of air in their chambers. The researchers see a future where soft robots move across the surface of the moon and work together to create temporary shelters.NASA’s interest in soft robotics is part of a larger trend. MIT introduced a soft robo-fish in early 2018. Scientists are working on stretchable liquid metal, and the US Army Research Laboratory is investigating flexible robots inspired by invertebrates.NASA’s soft robots are a long way from traveling into orbit or off to our lunar neighbor, but they give a hint of enticing possibilities to come. I’m imagining worm-bots crawling across Mars, exploring rocky areas where our rovers fear to tread. Enlarge ImageThis early version of a soft robot has a lot of potential as a space explorer. Video screenshot by Amanda Kooser/CNET The future of robots in space might not look much like R2-D2, Wall-E and Robby. They may look more like giant squishy worms. NASA Langley Research Center interns Chuck Sullivan and Jack Fitzpatrick are developing soft robot designs that could one day handle “dangerous, dirty or dull” tasks in space, on the moon and even on Mars.  NASA’s wildest rides: Extreme vehicles for Earth and beyond Share your voice 23 Photos NASA Robots Space Sci-Tech Post a comment Tags 0last_img read more

60 youth join Congress in Mancherial

first_imgMancherial: As many as 60 youth have joined the Congress party in the presence of former MLC Kokkirala Premsagar Rao and district Congress committee president Surekha at the party office in Mancherial on Friday.Under the leadership of Mancherial 32nd ward leaders Nampalli Srinivas and Ahamed, the youth joined the party and said that they were attracted by the good works of Premsagar Rao. PCC spokesperson Chitla Satyanarayana, Dasari Lachanna, Pudari Tirupathi, Raju, Kumar, KMS Reddy, Ravi Prasad, Akula Sattaiah, Nalla Mahesh, Tirupati Yadav, Karru Shankar Satyam, S Anjeer, Shakeel, Satish and others were present.last_img

De La Soul Claim Theyll Get Just 10 of Streaming Revenue From

first_imgA final post reads, “Monday, when confronted and questioned whether or not all samples had been cleared for our catalgoe’s streaming release, Tommy Boy felt that it would be better the move forward with thte lresase and deal with all cleams/lawsuits later on… really? That’s just not smart business. We don’t want to be sued. “ A caption next to that one reads, “We are being placed in the line of fire. We understand respect and appreciate your support and business. We regret that you and fans have been place in the middle of this mess. De La Soul cannot afford negligent hurried business. We are fighting for our livelihood. Imagine trying to settle a #phantom2millionddollardebtand now possible lawsuits lurking??? There goes that 10% Thank you @tommyboyrecords #respectourlegacy#dorightbytheculture #tommyboycott#4080 #delasoul #30years.”At press time, reps for Tommy Boy Records had not responded to Variety’s repeated requests for comment.Speaking with Sway on Wednesday, the group’s Maseo, explained, “For some years, the catalog had been held up because … of the issues that existed behind the projects, with samples not being cleared.” He then acknowledges that few could have foreseen the forthcoming legal problems around sampling in 1989.“I don’t know what [Tommy Boy’s] deals were with clearing samples, but back then a lot was probably done on a handshake, especially when you’re an independent” label like Tommy Boy, he says. “Nothing comes to the surface until it actually turns into something. If I was the record company at that time, I would have probably thought it was a small thing and not cleared it: ‘This little 30-second thing, who would come after that?’ And it happened! I think by the time [the catalog] got to Warner Bros., people started come out of the woodwork, and I think for the most part [those] people are the ones whose business didn’t get dealt with.“Now it’s 2019,” he continues, “Tommy Boy has been able to acquire the catalog back, but there are still some infractions around the catalog, things we’re sure aren’t cleared, that might have new potential issues. Also, what’s on the table [contractually] for De La Soul is unfavorable, especially based on the infractions that have taken place, the bills that exist over time. And we have continued to pay the price, and that’s one of our big concerns with [the streaming releases of their albums]. Popular on Variety Stay Longer, Save More at The Plaza New York Experience more and up to 25% off when you extend your stay at The Plaza and savor all that New York City has to offer. Ad by The Plaza NY See More AdChoices Indeed, “3 Feet High and Rising,” produced by Prince Paul of Stetsasonic, was a pioneering event not just in hip-hop history but in the art of sample technology — and it suffered accordingly, as copyright laws were rewritten as a result of it. The group was the first to be sued by the now-famously litigious musicians Howard Kaylan and Mark Volman of the Turtles, who went after De La over the unlicensed use of a snippet of the Turtles’ song “You Showed Me” in “Transmitting Live From Mars” (the suit was ultimately settled for a reported $1.7 million). Similar problems have bedeviled several of the group’s other releases. Over the years, the catalog has moved from Tommy Boy to Warner Bros. and recently back to Tommy Boy, yet the complications have remained unresolved.On Tuesday, the group — Posdnuous (Kelvin Mercer), Trugoy (David Jolicoeur) and Maseo (Vincent Mason Jr.) — put its collective feet down and posted messages on Instagram claiming that due to the unsettled business around the albums, the royalties they receive from the releases will be miniscule, and on Wednesday they sat down for a 45-minute interview with Sway Calloway on SiriusXM’s “Sway in the Morning.”The first Instagram message reads: “Dear Fans … just got off the phone with Tommy Boy Records … negotiations (or lack therof) to release our catalog on all streaming platforms.. Uh oh.” The next message reads: “Just got wind that Tommy Boy was not happy about our last post. Touche. We are not happy about releasing our catalog under such unbalanced, unfair terms. #RespectTheArtist.” A caption next to that post reads, “For our fans to finally be able to stream and/or download our music will be a dream come true! The reality for De La… what an ugly greedy nightmare.”The next post reads, “The music WILL be released digitally. After 30 years of good music and paying their debt to Hip Hop, De L Soul unfortunately will not taste the fruit of their labor. Your purchases will roughly go 90% Tommy Boy, 10% De La. Thank you. Sincerely yours, #thephantom2milliondollardebt.” The group says that it has never earned more than “peanuts” or “pennies” on their recorded music, and instead has earned a living from touring and merchandise.“Because the catalog [hasn’t been available], it has [earned] nothing,” Mase says, with Dave adding, “So we’ve been somewhat aimlessly performing the music but we’re not getting any [income from it].”Sway asks whether the group is not with the fact that these long-lost albums are finally being made available on streaming services, which has become the primary format for hundreds of millions of music fans.“I can’t say I’m not with it,” Mase says, “I’m just not with the administrative structure behind it. Let’s be straight up: We don’t really financially benefit — there’s so many infractions around this whole thing that we’ll probably never see no money from it or any project that has these infractions.”Asked whether they’ve ever received any royalties from the albums, Dave says, “Pennies, compared to what Tommy Boy was receiving.”Yet De La Soul remained with Tommy Boy for six albums and 12 years. “We never felt like any label was really good,” Mase explains, “but the music ended up really doing well so no one could try to tell us how to make music — we had our creative freedom the whole time. That was the best thing,” he adds, “the only thing that was great [about remaining with Tommy Boy].”The group gets into greater detail about these, and happier matters in the 45-minute interview below. UPDATE Feb. 28 3:45pm ET: In a pair of Instagram posts Thursday, De La Soul said that Tidal has told the group that it will not stream the catalog until the issues outlined in this article are resolved: “Thank you Tidal, thank you Jay [Z, Tidal’s primary owner]”; the group also said that Tommy Boy “want to negotiate, but only if we sign a confidentiality agreement first,” to which the group replied, “How about we close a deal first, and then we agree to keep the deal confidential.” De La Soul’s 1989 debut “3 Feet High and Rising” is widely acknowledged as one of hip-hop’s all-time classic albums, yet it and several other releases from the group’s catalog have not been legally available on streaming services due to longstanding complications over sample clearances (or the lack thereof). And even 30 years later, as De La Soul’s longtime label, Tommy Boy Records, prepares to finally release the group’s catalog on streaming services, the problems remain — and this week, the group spoke out about them. ×Actors Reveal Their Favorite Disney PrincessesSeveral actors, like Daisy Ridley, Awkwafina, Jeff Goldblum and Gina Rodriguez, reveal their favorite Disney princesses. Rapunzel, Mulan, Ariel,Tiana, Sleeping Beauty and Jasmine all got some love from the Disney stars.More VideosVolume 0%Press shift question mark to access a list of keyboard shortcutsKeyboard Shortcutsplay/pauseincrease volumedecrease volumeseek forwardsseek backwardstoggle captionstoggle fullscreenmute/unmuteseek to %SPACE↑↓→←cfm0-9Next UpJennifer Lopez Shares How She Became a Mogul04:350.5x1x1.25×1.5x2xLive00:0002:1502:15last_img read more

Monogamous fish found to show pessimistic bias when separated from mate

first_imgCredit: CC0 Public Domain More information: Chloé Laubu et al. Pair-bonding influences affective state in a monogamous fish species, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences (2019). DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2019.0760 When humans pair-bond in a sexually monogamous relationship, there is an element of emotion involved—but what about other animals? That was the question the researchers sought to answer. To learn more, they conducted experiments with convict cichlid fish in their lab.In the wild, convict cichlid fish mate monogamously. After mating, when the female produces eggs, the males hang around to protect her and the eggs. And after the eggs hatch, the young are protected by both parents. To learn more about the bonds they forge, the researchers conducted a two-part experiment.In the first part of the experiment, the researchers separated a large tank into three sections. They placed a female in the middle tank and a male in each of the other two sections. The team watched to see which she demonstrated a preference for by cozying up to one or the other. The researchers then put one of the males in with the female and allowed them to mate. They report that the females who were allowed to mate with their preferred choice spawned faster, had more offspring and took better care of them compared to those paired with a rejected male. To effectively measure each fish’s mental response to separation, researchers from the University of Burgundy in Dijon trained females to use their mouths to open two small boxes, placed either side of their tanks To effectively measure each fish’s mental response to separation, researchers from the University of Burgundy in Dijon trained females to use their mouths to open two small boxes, placed either side of their tanks The same set-up was used for experiments 1 and 2. The box in the front of the tank was only introduced in experiment 2. Credit: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences (2019). DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2019.0760 © 2019 Science X Network In the second part of the experiment, the researchers trained the females to recognize the difference between a box containing food and one that was empty. Then, they introduced a new box that required investigation to determine if it held food. The level of interest interest they showed in investigating the new box was considered a marker of her mood. They found that when her chosen mate was present in the tank with her, she expressed far more interest in checking out the new box than if the rejected male was with her. The researchers claim this is an example of “pessimistic bias,” demonstrating that the females do become gloomier when separated from their desired mate. Journal information: Proceedings of the Royal Society B Female guppy fish choose sperm from preferred males A team of researchers at the University of Burgundy has found that a certain type of monogamous female fish exhibits a pessimistic bias when separated from its mate. In their paper published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the group describes experiments they conducted with convict cichlid fish and what they found. Citation: Monogamous fish found to show pessimistic bias when separated from mate (2019, June 12) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2019-06-monogamous-fish-pessimistic-bias.html The same set-up was used for experiments 1 and 2. The box in the front of the tank was only introduced in experiment 2. Credit: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences (2019). DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2019.0760 Explore further This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only.last_img read more

Cops nab two with 4 kg ganja intended for selling to students

first_imgKolkata: Two persons were arrested by the Detective Department (DD) of Kolkata Police along with 4kg ganja on Wednesday night from the Anandapur area. Sleuths came to know that the ganja was intended for selling to students of various schools and colleges across the city.Police recently got tipped off about a racket being operated by some people who were supplying ganja to school students in and around the Taltala area. Based on the information, one Munni Das was arrested on March 4 opposite a school on AJC Bose Road with 3 kg ganja. Also Read – Bose & Gandhi: More similar than apart, says Sugata BoseSleuths came to know that apart from schools in the Taltala area, the racket used to target several other renowned schools across the city as well. On March 4, police had come to know from sources that someone would be going to a school located on AJC Bose Road to sell ganja. Based on the information, police reached the spot in plain clothes and kept a strong vigil in and around the school. In the afternoon, police officers noticed Das with a handheld shopping bag. After a while, sleuths noticed that Das was trying to approach some school students and was immediately detained. During preliminary search, ganja was found inside her shopping bag. Without wasting any time, police took her to the Narcotics Cell facility and started interrogating her. Also Read – Rs 13,000 crore investment to provide 2 lakh jobs: MamataDuring interrogation, Das revealed the names of the duo arrested from Anandapur, identified as Dudh Kumar Halder and Parvina Bibi. Later, sleuths came to know that several students of renowned colleges and schools were their customers. Sleuths are now mulling about contacting the authorities of the schools and colleges whose names have cropped up in the case. Halder is a resident of Rajdanga, while Bibi resides on a footpath near 4 number gate of New Market.last_img read more

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