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The Science Behind The Success Of The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

I am a serial entrepreneur, bestselling author and speaker with an eclectic range of interests and accomplishments.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Music!

Sun Aug 31, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Midge Ure Set For Ryder Cup Showdown

Live Aid hero Midge Ure will perform Ultravox 's hit Vienna with a full orchestra as part of an upcoming concert to launch this year's Ryder Cup golf tournament.

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Related Topix: Music!, Ultravox, New-Wave, Thompson Twins, Pop/Rock, Classical

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Billboard

Rock Against Trafficking Founder Gary Miller Hopes to...

The founder of the all-star Rock Against Trafficking campaign is eyeballing next year's Grammy Week for the organization's public launch, with a variety of activities that include the release of an album featuring Police and Sting covers, a party and perhaps a performance at the awards ceremony.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Sting, Music!, The Police, Celebrities, David Bowie

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Thompson Twins' Tom Bailey back with '80s optimism

Of his tour, former Thompson Twin Tom Bailey says: "I feel like it would be a contribution to lift the lid on that '80s optimism."

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Related Topix: Thompson Twins, Pop/Rock, Music!

Wed Aug 27, 2014

BlogTO

Retro Futura Tour a new wave trip down memory lane

The Retro Futura tour brought me back to 1984. It was the year of the synthesizer, led in part by British synthpop wiz Howard Jones, whose debut album Human's Lib was burning up the airwaves with hummable tunes like " New Song " and " What Is Love ."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Thompson Twins, Music!, Ultravox, New-Wave, Music, Entertainment

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Daily Mail

Status Quo's Rick Parfitt on the heart attack that nearly killed him

I felt a terrible pain, like an elephant on my chest... I just hoped I'd live: Status Quo legend Rick Parfitt on the heart attack that nearly killed him Parfitt has told how he came an 'inch away from dying' of a heart attack that has convinced him to finally tame his hard-living ways.

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Related Topix: Status Quo, Pop/Rock, Music!, Europe, World News, Croatia

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Henley Standard

Don't like Mondays? Let's Rewind...

BOB GELDOF was cheered as he yelled expletives at the crowd at this year's Henley Rewind in Henley at the weekend.

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Related Topix: Music!, Pop/Rock, The Boomtown Rats

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Morning Call

REVIEW: Mike Peters of The Alarm continues '80s Declaration of optimism at World Cafe Live

The early 1980s was a time of idealism and optimism: The Soviet Union was teetering, the world economy was rebounding, and social activism was succeeding like never before, with events such as Live Aid.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Music!

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Bucks Herald

Updated with Video: Is blind moggy who was born a hermaphrodite the world's oldest cat?

A blind cat which turns 29 next month and was born a hermaphrodite before surviving a house fire is believed to be one of the oldest in the world.

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Related Topix: Fire, Music!

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Directed by Bob Geldof

Starring Bob Geldof and Bono

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