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BBC - Future - How modern life is transforming the human skeleton
Article about the malleability of our bones, and the science of osteobiography; BBC, 2019-Jun 13.
2019  anatomy  BBC  bones  evolution 
2 days ago by amoore
'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' still being devoured 50 years on | BBC News
"The Very Hungry Caterpillar," which tells the story of a ravenous caterpillar eating its way through the week, was first published in June 1969 and has since been translated into 62 languages. Michelle Martin, a professor in the UW's Information School, is quoted.
Martin.Michelle  Information.School  !UWitM  2019  natl  BBC 
2 days ago by uwnews
Jon Stewart: Trump is a 'man-baby' - BBC News
"I'll lay the blame on the Democrats. The door is open to an asshole like Donald Trump because the Democrats haven't done enough to show people that government that CAN be effective for people can be EFFICIENT for people. And if you can't do that, you've lost the right to make that change, and someone's gonna come in and demagogue you."
bbc  politics  jonstewart  cults  interviews 
2 days ago by cmananian
The extraordinary, untold story of the world's weirdest record label - BBC Music
Fearless Fred's Amazing Animal Band from Play School. The surprisingly funky drum break in it, played by Ollie Octopus, has been sampled by everyone from pioneering electronic music duo Coldcut to celebrated producer DJ Shadow.
bbc  music 
2 days ago by libbymiller
New Archive Search – Discover | Preview | Export
People can use Archive Search to search and browse from any location across the Digital Archive, Redux, the BBC Scotland Digital Library, BBC Northern Ireland Archives, and the Fabric archive catalogue. More systems will be added over time. You can clip and download browse versions of assets and there are links to access high resolution versions where possible.
archive  tools  searchengine  bbc 
3 days ago by paulbradshaw
Audiences Portal - Research - Q1:2019 sees 4 new entries into the top 10 podcasts
Friday Night Comedy from BBC Radio 4 is back as the most listened to podcast for all adults, replacing No Such Thing As A Fish which held the top spot last quarter and remains the top podcast for u35s. For those age 35+ Friday Night Comedy from Radio 4 maintains its #1 spot ahead of new entry Kermode and Mayo’s Film Review from Radio 5 Live.

This quarter sees 6 new entries into the top 10 podcasts but there are title differences across age groups. The Infinite Monkey Cage and Richard Herring’s Leicester Square Theatre Podcast prove popular among both 16-34s and 35+. For younger audiences 99% invisible by Roman Mars and Stuff You Should Know by How Stuff Works enter at 8th and 9th whereas for over 35s Kermode and Mayo's Film Review and Athletico Mince enter the top 10 at 3rd and 10th, respectively.

Online chatter around The Infinite Monkey Cage was up QoQ by +121%, which reflects its entrance into the top 3 podcasts for all adults.
bbc  podcasts  stats  Research 
3 days ago by paulbradshaw
Planet Puffin: Rough seas and a wreck | BBC
The BBC's podcast devoted to puffins interviews Julia Parrish, professor of biology and aquatic and fishery sciences at the UW, about a mass die-off of tufted puffins in the Bering Sea. [Segment begins at the 4:40 mark]
BBC  natl  !UWitM  2019  Parrish.Julia  School:Aquatic&FisheriesSciences  Department:Biology  College:Environment  College:Arts&Sciences 
5 days ago by uwnews

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