BBC spends £3.4m on sell-off

Friday, June 27, 2008 Newspaper The Guardian reports today that the sale of the BBC subsidiary BBC Resources Ltd., has cost £3.4m in consultancy fees — over £1m more than the £2.3m trading profit the commercial division is estimated to have made for the last financial year. Details of the failed privatisation were released by the BBC following a freedom of information request, and prior to publication of its annual report on July 8. FourteenContinue reading

CategoriesUncategorized

Gastric bypass surgery performed by remote control

Sunday, August 21, 2005 A robotic system at Stanford Medical Center was used to perform a laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery successfully with a theoretically similar rate of complications to that seen in standard operations. However, as there were only 10 people in the experimental group (and another 10 in the control group), this is not a statistically significant sample. If this surgical procedure is as successful in large-scale studies, it may lead the way forContinue reading

CategoriesUncategorized

Canadian charter airline Skyservice suspends operations

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 Skyservice, a Canadian charter airline, has cancelled several flights from Toronto’s Pearson International Airport, with reports that the airline has ceased operations. The company cites debt levels and changes in the vacation travel market with its decision to shut down operations and file for receivership. At the time of the filing in Ontario Superior Court, Skyservice is said to owe almost $9 million CAD to long-term partner and Thomas Cook subsidiaryContinue reading

CategoriesUncategorized

Your Audiology Fort Myers Specialist Can Help Improve Your Hearing

Here’s An Opinion On: Sleeve Gastrectomy Ca byadmin The audiology Fort Myers specialists are there to help people that are having hearing loss. The most often heard complaint is that people sound like they are mumbling. On occasion people will tell them that the people in their home complain that they are constantly turning the radio or TV louder and louder. When they finally decide to make an appointment with their doctor to get theirContinue reading

Surgeons reattach boy’s three severed limbs

Tuesday, March 29, 2005A team of Australian surgeons yesterday reattached both hands and one foot to 10-year-old Perth boy, Terry Vo, after a brick wall which collapsed during a game of basketball fell on him, severing the limbs. The wall gave way while Terry performed a slam-dunk, during a game at a friend’s birthday party. The boy was today awake and smiling, still in some pain but in good spirits and expected to make aContinue reading

CategoriesUncategorized

Are You Aware Of Cosmetic Surgery Risks?

Here’s An Opinion On: How Much Is Penis Enhancement Surgery Best Cosmetic Penis Enlargement Surgery Submitted by: Amaan Goyal Cosmetic surgery is something that tends to take many years off one’s skin in a matter of a short time. While there are other treatments available for a younger looking skin, the fact remains that cosmetic surgery has faster results that are also more long lasting. When we consider cosmetic surgery, it seems not only dramatic,Continue reading

South Park episodes available free online

Thursday, March 27, 2008 Episodes of the Colorado-based cartoon comedy television series South Park have been made available for free via streaming video on the website SouthParkStudios.com. Full-length episodes from the past 12 seasons of South Park can be seen on the site, as well as behind-the-scenes clips and information on upcoming episodes. After new episodes of the program air on Comedy Central they will be added to the site for one week, but willContinue reading

CategoriesUncategorized

Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students/OH-WY

See the discussion page for instructions on adding schools to this list and for an alphabetically arranged listing of schools. Due to the damage by Hurricane Katrina and subsequent flooding, a number of colleges and universities in the New Orleans metropolitan area will not be able to hold classes for the fall 2005 semester. It is estimated that 75,000 to 100,000 students have been displaced. [1]. In response, institutions across the United States and CanadaContinue reading

CategoriesUncategorized

Profitable Plants To Grow In Your Greenhouse

Here’s An Opinion On: Shop Bedding Online By Gerald Mason Here are some profit making plants to grow in your greenhouse Philodendron and Pothos It is truly hard to beat philodendron and pothos for planters or use as specimens. Philodendron cor datum is the one with the green heart-shaped leaves. Pothos’ leaves are also heart-shaped but are marbleized. Southern growers can produce small plants in quantity for sale in markets, as well as florist shops,Continue reading

Gastric bypass surgery performed by remote control

Sunday, August 21, 2005 A robotic system at Stanford Medical Center was used to perform a laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery successfully with a theoretically similar rate of complications to that seen in standard operations. However, as there were only 10 people in the experimental group (and another 10 in the control group), this is not a statistically significant sample. If this surgical procedure is as successful in large-scale studies, it may lead the way forContinue reading

CategoriesUncategorized