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Meg Urry to Explain the Mystery of Black Holes

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Meg Urry to Explain the Mystery of Black Holes

The growth of supermassive black holes will be the topic of discussion at this year’s Russell Women in Science Lecture Series at Mills College. The annual event, set for Tuesday, April 29, 2014, will feature Meg Urry, director of the Yale Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics, in a lecture titled “Black Holes, Galaxies, and the [...]

Verizon Powerful Answers Award Open for Submissions

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Verizon Powerful Answers Award Open for Submissions

Verizon has announced that its 2014 Powerful Answers Award competition is now open for submissions. The global challenge, which debuted last year, is designed to spark innovative thinking and problem solving across industries and to generate ideas, solutions and answers for some of the world’s biggest issues. The Award encourages innovators, developers, entrepreneurs and others [...]

Michelle to Reveal Her Personal Things on Facebook. “I’m excited.”

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Michelle to Reveal Her Personal Things on Facebook. “I’m excited.”

“I know from experience that the best way to make it through life’s hiccups is to keep your head up, shrug it off and move on,” said Michelle Williams. “I’m excited to team up with Playtex Gentle Glide to share my strategies for overcoming life’s little stumbling blocks and encourage women everywhere to embrace their [...]

How Swiss Watch Brands Plan to Use Google Glass

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How Swiss Watch Brands Plan to Use Google Glass

Google Glass enters the luxury timepiece market, as Swiss watch brands Frederique Constant and Alpina have incorporated the fledgling technology into their 2014 brand strategies. As part of the Official Google Glass Explorer Program, brands are laying a foundation that will forevermore change how luxury timepieces are merchandized, marketed, and shared. Executives from the luxury [...]

Captain Obvious Stars in Hotels.com Ad Campaign

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Captain Obvious Stars in Hotels.com Ad Campaign

Online accommodation site Hotels.com has launched a new creative campaign to show why it is the obvious choice for booking hotels. The new campaign – ‘The Obvious Choice’ – light-heartedly brings to life a funny character that has existed in pop culture for decades. Through the creative execution, Hotels.com debuts a fictional world traveler and [...]

DJs to Crown McDonald’s Flavor Battle Champion

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DJs to Crown McDonald’s Flavor Battle Champion

Music industry heavy hitters Spinderella, Just Blaze and DJ Clue will use their DJ’ing expertise to help crown the 2014 McDonald’s Flavor Battle champion during an online broadcast today at 9 p.m. EST on FlavorBattle.com. The judges will watch as DJ R-Tistic of Los Angeles, DJ Niena Drake of Chicago and DJ Erika B of [...]

Chicken Roost to Help You Know Your Chicken

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Chicken Roost to Help You Know Your Chicken

The National Chicken Council (NCC) has launched a new website, which features information on issues such as animal welfare, food safety, environmental stewardship, antibiotic use and the modern partnership between farmers and chicken companies. The site was developed as a follow-up to last year’s inaugural Chicken Media Summit hosted by NCC and the U.S. Poultry [...]

Top 11 Entertainment Web Series of 2013

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Top 11 Entertainment Web Series of 2013

By Rakesh Raman While challenging the hitherto dominance of the traditional channels, Web series are shaping up to be the next big frontier in the entertainment world. The way things are progressing, market analysts foresee the ultimate demise of the idiot box – the TV – sooner rather than later. Now, entertainment companies and top [...]

Blighter Radars to Monitor Korean Demilitarised Zone

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Blighter Radars to Monitor Korean Demilitarised Zone

Blighter Surveillance Systems, a British electronic-scanning radar and sensor solution provider, has won a contract to supply the South Korean Armed Forces with its Blighter B400 electronic-scanning radars. While the announcement was made today, Oct. 9, the value of the contract has not been disclosed. The Blighter long-range ground surveillance radars will be deployed to [...]

Fan to Stream Music Wirelessly in Bathrooms

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Fan to Stream Music Wirelessly in Bathrooms

Homewerks Worldwide LLC, a supplier of residential plumbing and HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) products, has introduced its first Bluetooth-enabled ventilation bath fan that streams music wirelessly in home bathrooms. With 56 percent of smartphone owners using it for music listening, the Homewerks Bluetooth Bath Fan is an upgrade for tech-savvy homeowners looking to [...]

MLB Games on Sirius and XM Satellite Radios

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MLB Games on Sirius and XM Satellite Radios

Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) and Major League Baseball (MLB) announced today a six-year extension of their agreement, which will now make MLB game broadcasts available on both Sirius and XM satellite radios, starting today, August 19. SiriusXM, which has been the Official Satellite Radio Partner of MLB since 2005, will continue to air live [...]

Jupi Goes Online to Offer One Dress A Day

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Jupi Goes Online to Offer One Dress A Day

One Dress A Day site provides shoppers with a daily fashion fix by offering one new limited edition dress every single day, 365 days a year. Debuting with ‘The Stockholm’, a skater style, and consecutively offering new dresses daily that tap into various style profiles, the company has launched a new e-commerce platform. “Consumers want [...]