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Clocking On  

Professor Emma Griffin explores how British workers became tied to the clock. Before industrialisation, workers were accustomed to a loosely regulated working week, influenced more by daylight hours and the agricultural cycle than by the time on the face of a clock. Indeed, most people didn't own a watch and managed all aspects of their lives without reference to official time. During the Industrial Revolution, British workers became tied to the clock in a way they never had before. Emma visits Quarry Bank Mill in Cheshire to discover how 19th century factory owners extracted a long and regular working week from a workforce accustomed to a much more loosely regimented working pattern. She examines how the new technologies of the railways, telegraphs and radio gradually extended a new concept of clock-based time to the population at large. And she visits the Royal Observatory at Greenwich to understand how their precision clocks, which for centuries had been specialist scientific equipment of use only to astronomers, were pressed into service as the regulator of the nation's workforce. Finally, Emma sheds light on our ever-changing relationship to time and how new concepts altered the human experience of work and rest. Humans have always tried to measure time, but the importance of this task stepped up a gear during the 19th century. Now it was about controlling a workforce. And in today's economic climate of zero hours contracts and increasingly casualised employment, Emma argues this fundamental relationship between time and control is as important as ever. Producer: Melissa FitzGerald A Blakeway production for BBC Radio 4.

180 grados - Elyella y que fluya la magia - 19/05/17  

Hoy es el día en el que Elyella publican su primer single en plataformas digitales, 'Magic', y han venido a su residencia bimensual de 180 Grados para presentarlo y regalarnos una sesión con 'canciones para perseguir ese instante mágico'. Pues eso, que fluya la magia con Elyella:

PARADE OF LIGHTS - Golden (Elyella Remix), YOUNGBLOOD HAWKE- We Come Running, THE KOOKS- Be Who You Are, PHOENIX- J Boy, CRYSTAL FIGHTERS- Love Natural, KASABIAN- III Ray (The King), THE ROYAL CONCEPT- On Our Way (Elyella Remix), CUPIDS- Good Things (Come To Those Who Wait), DISCLOSURE - You & Me (Flume Remix), ELYELLA – Magic, ROYKSOPP - Running To The Sea, HAIM - Want You Back, FRANZ FERDINAND - Love Illumination, M83- Midnight city, LIGHTING SEEDS- Pure


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Prejudice [Audio]  

Speaker(s): Dr Marco Cinnirella, Dr Katharine Jenkins, Joe Mulhall, Dr Amir Saeed | With recent political events and a spike in the reporting of hate crime, the concept of prejudice has become prominent once more. But are we more or less prejudiced than at other points in our history? And is prejudice always wrong, or even avoidable? If it is avoidable, how can this be achieved? We put these questions to a philosopher, psychologist, sociologist, and activist. Marco Cinnirella is Senior Lecturer of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London. Katharine Jenkins is Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Nottingham. Joe Mulhall (@JoeMulhall_) is Senior Researcher, Hope Not Hate. Amir Saeed is Senior Lecturer in Media Studies, University of Huddersfield. Peter Dennis is a Fellow, Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, LSE and Forum for European Philosophy Fellow. The Forum for European Philosophy (@ForumPhilosophy) is an educational charity that organises a full and varied programme of philosophy and interdisciplinary events in the UK.

Yeshivah rabbis confirm child sexual abuse must be reported to police  

At the child sexual abuse Royal Commission, four ultra-orthodox Jewish rabbis have given evidence their congregants must report fellow Jews to police if they're suspected of child sexual abuse. And those who report must not be shunned by the Community. Their evidence follows 2015 Commission hearings into the Yeshivah communities in Melbourne and Bondi which heard many in those communities uphold the concept of Mesirah which prohibits Jews reporting fellow Jews to the secular authorities.

What is the Real Time?  

It sounds like a simple question – what is the time? But look closer and you realise time is a slippery concept that scientists still do not fully understand. Even though we now have atomic clocks that can keep time to one second in 15 billion years, this astonishing level of accuracy may not be enough. The complexity of computer-controlled systems, such as high-frequency financial trading or self-driving cars which rely on the pinpoint accuracy of GPS, could in future require clocks that are even more accurate to ensure everything runs ‘on time’. But what does that even mean? As Anand Jagatia discovers, time is a very strange thing. He visits the origins of modern time-keeping at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich and meets scientists at the National Physical Laboratory who have been counting and labelling every second since the 1950s. He meets Demetrios Matsakis, the man who defined time and visits the real-life ‘Time Lords’, at the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM) in Paris to find out how they co-ordinate the world’s time and why the leap second is ‘dangerous’. Do you have a question we can turn into a programme? Email us at crowdscience@bbc.co.uk

Pay it forward  

Welcome once again aboard the Mood Elevator, where it is my mission to turn that frown upside down. No time to lose, so let’s get to it. Retired couple share acreage with unique PTSD refuge And we start today in Canada, where Rick and Donna Wanless enjoy a vast swathe of land; a farm which has been their home for more than 40 years. Now in their 70s, the pair have decided to share this land with sufferers of PTSD. Rick had been helped by first responders when he got knocked off a horse and broke his pelvis, and is now giving back by lending his land - under the name Honour Ranch - to those suffering from PTSD. It’ll provide treatment, therapy and clinical care, free of charge. Christmas card addressed to "England" reaches right person thanks to Royal Mail's "address detectives” You may remember a week or so ago I brought you the story of a postman who managed to deliver a letter to a lighthouse, as identified in a hand-drawn map. Well some chaps in Germany might’ve gone a step further, addressing a letter to “England”. And, would you believe it, the letter ended up in the right hands. The Royal Mail credits its “address detectives” with figuring out that the letter from Bitberg in Germany was meant for a man in Gloucester. The best theory we have is that there was a printed label with the full address which survived its journey to the sorting office, but fell off somewhere between the office and the recipient’s front door. Entire town helps terminally ill man harvest his farm Carl Bates is a farmer in Illinois, who’s been diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer. His family asked neighbours if they could help bring in the harvest. Word got round the town and shortly after, 40 people turned up with grain carts, combine harvesters and trucks, to get the work done. It would usually take Bates a week to finish; the team got it done in 10 hours, with some businesses offering to help feed the volunteers and provide supplies. That’s a feel-good film I’d watch. Stand Up to Cancer has raised a staggering £15.7 million thanks to Britney Spears, Gogglebox and you On Friday, Channel 4 held their Stand Up to Cancer telethon, with appearances from David Tennant, Alan Carr and Britney Spears. And they managed to raise just over £15.7 million for cancer research. You can of course still contribute, by going to standuptocancer.org.uk. Reno Starbucks customers 'pay it forward' a whopping 120 times Now, I don’t know if you’re familiar with the drive-through concept of paying it forward, where you order at the first window and pay at the second - or weirdly, third - and then ask what the car behind you has just ordered and pay for that too, but this is not uncommon in the States. What is uncommon however, is the streak of paying-it-forward seen in a Nevada Starbucks. So one customer paid for their coffee and bought the next person’s, who bought the next person’s, and on and on… 120 times. It started at about a quarter past 7 in the morning, and carried on for 3 hours. If you check the snow notes you’ll see some photos in the article I’ve linked there, of happy customers getting their coffee and showing off hand-made signs. Speaking of paying it forward, my thanks go to Paul Hadsley for his pun-filled 5 star iTunes review of this very show. You can leave your own by searching for “Mood Elevator” in iTunes. If you enjoy the show, just take a couple of minutes and write a short sentence. Thank you so much, and I will see you again on Thursday.

Blow to the LHC "bump", Crow intelligence, Robot mudskippers, Royal Society book prize  

New results have squashed the hope that the hints of a new particle detected by the Large Hadron Collider would confirm the existence of something extremely exotic, such as a new Higgs, or even the theoretical Graviton. Instead, the intriguing data 'bump' turns out to be nothing more than a statistical fluctuation. Physicist Jonathan Butterworth of UCL discusses whether this false alarm affects the LHC's chances of finding something else. Crows, ravens and other members of the bird family we call Corvids are well known to have sophisticated skills in tool use and problem solving. Research out this week reports ravens bending wire to help forage for their food. But what constitutes intelligence in bird brains? Adam Rutherford visits the Tower of London where ravens have been permanent residents since the 16th Century, and so quite a good spot for scientists to go and put bird brains to the test. He meets Sophie Hamnett and Nathan Emery from Queen Mary, University of London. Animals evolved in the seas, but by about 400 million years ago, some fishy creatures had evolved to begin walking on terra firma. Nowadays we look at creatures like mudskippers, that can swim and wade, to see how those first crawlers might have crept up the beach. A new study has gone one step further: Jonathan Webb went to Georgia Tech in Atlanta to meet the robot mudskippers. We're profiling each of the shortlisted books for the Royal Society book prize this year, and this week it is the turn of oncologist Siddartha Muhkerjee. He has turned his attention to trying to understand the root of all cancers, and the mental health issues his own family endure. His new book, The Gene, details the central concept in inheritance. Producer Adrian Washbourne.

Secrecy at Work, Drugs and Employment  

Secrecy at Work: the hidden architecture within our organisations. Laurie Taylor talks to Christopher Grey, Professor of Organization Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London, about his study into the secrecy which is woven into the fabric of our lives at work - from formal secrecy, as we see in the case of trade and state secrets based on law and regulation; informal secrecy based on networks and trust; and public or open secrecy, where what is known goes undiscussed. Also, drug taking and employment: how does the UK anti drugs policy shape our concept of 'employable citizens'? Charlotte Smith, Lecturer in Management at the University of Leicester, argues that drug consumption, in neo liberal times, is positioned as the antithesis of economic potential. Producer: Jayne Egerton.

32. The Royal Concept  

Joakim Lang träffar delar ur indie-rockbandet The Royal Concept och pratar om glädjen till att spela live, om Melodifestivalen och vem som är den största hjärtekrossaren.

Weekend Woman's Hour  

This year the Royal College of Nursing celebrates it's Centenary. We look at the contribution of overseas nurses with Gwen Gutzmore who came over from the Caribbean in the 1960s and Ismaila De Sousa who joined the health service in 2009 from Portugal. The Historian Anne Marie Rafferty discusses the importance of nurses from overseas to the NHS. We talk to two women about their experience of surrogacy: Caroline Evans who has acted as a surrogate and Natalie Smith who has twins who were born to a surrogate. Does the law that governs surrogacy need to change? Baroness Warnock, whose 1982 enquiry formed the basis for the regulations joins us to discuss. The comedian Susan Calman explains how she deals with her depression and tells us about her memoir 'Cheer Up Love'. Rebecca Asher and Jack Urwin have both written books called 'Man Up'. They discuss why they believe the concept of masculinity needs to change. The actress and writer Ambreen Razia on her debut play 'Diary of a Hounslow Girl' about the challenges of being a Muslim girl living in modern-day Britain. Hospital drama has always been a staple in the TV schedules but has the representation of nurses kept pace with changes in the NHS and the jobs nurses do? Joanna Scanlan and Vicki Pepperdine who wrote and starred in the blackly comic Getting On set on a geriatric ward and Barbara Machin a writer on Casualty in the 80s discuss. Leicester City have won the Premier League. It's the stuff of football fantasy when last season they were struggling to stay in the league. We hear from two lifelong Leicester City football supporters Kate Langan Vines and Charlotte Nicol. Presented by Jane Garvey Producer: Rabeka Nurmahomed Editor: Jane Thurlow.

The Royal Concept, Late Show och delfinbildernas delfinbild  

Filip Bekic och David Larson från bandet The Royal Concept hänger med oss. Petter Bristav har sett första avsnittet av Late Show med Colbert och recenserar det. Vi utnämner även världens finaste delfinbild. 

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Alt+F1: 05 - 04/07/2014 - Bahrain Battle Royal  

The concept of "teammates" is put to the test in this pass-happy throwdown in the desert. Meanwhile, Maldonado and Gutierrez keep up foreign relations.

The Bible Geek Podcast 14-021  

00:00:00: Promotional announcements. 00:01:04: Does the Bible itself extend the right to the believer to accept some parts of scripture and ignore others? 00:11:08: What is the Geek's opinion on Cartesian Dualism? It would seem to me that substance dualism is an all-important covert assumption of Christianity, since talk of afterlife becomes incoherent if nothing beyond physical matter exists. 00:18:24: Is there any intentional comedy in the bible? 00:25:04: How do Muslims view the Christian religion? Is there room for Christians in the Muslim heaven? 00:28:57: How did the concept of biblical inerrancy come about? There's no way the Bible itself can contain claims of inerrancy, because it couldn't refer to itself before it was in existence as a collection of writings. 00:34:21: Is it possible that, as Moses gave Hoshea the name Joshua, John the Baptist gave Jesus the name Jesus? Is this is a sign that Jesus succeeds John after his death, just like Joshua with Moses? 00:36:13: Would you agree that verses such as Numbers 31:17-19 clearly show that if absolute morality exists, the Bible and it's God(s) are not the source of it? 00:44:04: How come we never hear anything about the families and biological descendants of the apostles? Wouldn't the gospel message be a lot stronger with some bona fide apostolic bloodlines? 00:46:49: If Jesus is supposedly descended from the royal house of David, how do apologists explain his humble beginnings in Nazareth as a peasant carpenter? 00:48:00: Would you care to discuss the "personal savior" business and its late arrival in Christianity? Is it anticipated in The Teachings of Silvanus (90.29)? 00:54:44: I once read about a pre-Christian Hellenistic belief that if a man lived a perfect life then he could become one with God or even become God, perhaps by being reunited with original divine spark. Can a line be drawn from this to the doctrine of Jesus' sinlessness?

P3 Spel 20131012 Timme 1 POD  

I P3 Spel på lördag gästas vi av The Royal Concept! Vi sätter såklart speltwist på det hela och undrar hur förvandlar man sina låttexter till simlish och vad krävs av en sång för att den ska platsa som svinpeppig hejaklackslåt i ett FIFA 14? Hur går det till när dom etablerade artisterna tar plats i spelen? Vad betyder det för spelen och vem går vinnande ur dealen? Spelen som når nya nivåer med precis rätt musik eller artisterna som hittat ännu en reklamkanal att höras i? Allt det där reder vi ut samtidigt som vi passar på att spela favoritlåtar från spelens värld! På plats i studion har vi veckans panel, Josef Fares, Susanne Möller och Victor Leijonhufvud, som drämmer till med betyg på Beyond Two Souls, Pocket Trains och The Legends of Zelda: Wind Waker HD. I veckans krönika undrar Jimmy Håkansson vad som blir kvar efter att spelvärldens hjältar dragit fram med skjutvapen och, om ni ursäktar franskan, har sprängt hela skiten. Missa inte P3 Spel med Angelica Norgren, lördag 14.0

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P3 Spel 20131012 Timme 1 POD  

I P3 Spel på lördag gästas vi av The Royal Concept! Vi sätter såklart speltwist på det hela och undrar hur förvandlar man sina låttexter till simlish och vad krävs av en sång för att den ska platsa som svinpeppig hejaklackslåt i ett FIFA 14? Hur går det till när dom etablerade artisterna tar plats i spelen? Vad betyder det för spelen och vem går vinnande ur dealen? Spelen som når nya nivåer med precis rätt musik eller artisterna som hittat ännu en reklamkanal att höras i? Allt det där reder vi ut samtidigt som vi passar på att spela favoritlåtar från spelens värld! På plats i studion har vi veckans panel, Josef Fares, Susanne Möller och Victor Leijonhufvud, som drämmer till med betyg på Beyond Two Souls, Pocket Trains och The Legends of Zelda: Wind Waker HD. I veckans krönika undrar Jimmy Håkansson vad som blir kvar efter att spelvärldens hjältar dragit fram med skjutvapen och, om ni ursäktar franskan, har sprängt hela skiten. Missa inte P3 Spel med Angelica Norgren, lördag 14.03

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Popmusik i spel - superkommersiellt reklamtrix eller rätt kultur på rätt plats? Royal Concept: "Det är rätt bra betalt"  

I P3 Spel på lördag gästas vi av The Royal Concept! Vi sätter såklart speltwist på det hela och undrar hur förvandlar man sina låttexter till simlish och vad krävs av en sång för att den ska platsa som svinpeppig hejaklackslåt i ett FIFA 14?

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The Royal Concept på galna upptåg  

The Royal Concept är aktuella med debutalbumet Goldrushed och bandmedlemmarna David Larsson och Filip Bekic berättar bland annat om bli jagade av amerikanska polishelikoptrar, att bli stalkade av en brasiliansk strippa och om sina fans The Strokes och Kenny G.

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Green Babies  

2013 is predicted to see the biggest baby boom in 40 years. Whether it's the Royal baby or an after effect of the Olympics nobody is certain. But what does this mean for the planet? Dr Alice Roberts, who is herself expecting, finds out whether population really is the biggest threat to our environment. The UK really is bucking the trend. In the US fears of a baby bust are coupled to predictions of economic decline. These are after all tiny unborn consumers. This is perhaps why many eminent nature watchers from David Attenborough to James Lovelock believe that over population is the biggest threat to our planet. No one can predict what a sustainable number of people would be but many agree that the predicted 10 billion plus is too many. At least, that is, if global rates of consumption increase to Western levels. George Monbiot points out that most growth in population is in the developing world where carbon footprints are often negligible. Paradoxically the key to lowering the birth rate is higher standards of living and that inevitably means increased consumption. The recent Royal Society Paper concludes that population and consumption must be tackled together. So can these new baby boomers become more sustainable? Alice Roberts takes a look at prams, poop and purees to find out if there is such a thing as an 'eco baby'. If there is, she discovers, it may not be in what we purchase on their behalf but about how they connect with the natural world. More and more evidence suggests being outdoors creates healthier, happier children and 'Project Wildthing' is an attempt to repackage and sell the concept of nature in order to compete with the marketing heavy worlds of toys and TV. Perhaps a new generation of nature lovers might want less stuff and enjoy the planet more. Producer: Helen Lennard.

3voor12 Draait 18 januari 2013 Show 20 (uur 1)  

UUR 1: The Royal Concept - Goldrushed David Bowie - Where Are We Now? Palma Violets - Step Up For The Cool Cats Foxygen - San Francisco Kraantje Pappie - Goud Over Shirt Heen Cashmere Cat - Mirror Maru Justin Timberlake - Suit & Tie Atoms For Peace - Judge, Jury & Executioner TDTMCM [...]

Terence Conran  

The New Elizabethans: Terence Conran. To mark the Diamond Jubilee, James Naughtie examines the lives and impact of the men and women who have given the second Elizabethan age its character. Terence Conran has changed the way Britain looks and introduced the concept of good taste and design to the living room in post war Britain. Still working at 80, his career spans a revolution in the restaurant world, the founding of the Design Museum, his home retail and style makeover with the Habitat and Conran stores together with his many books on food and lifestyle. The New Elizabethans have been chosen by a panel of leading historians, chaired by Lord (Tony) Hall, Chief Executive of London's Royal Opera House. The panellists were Dominic Sandbrook, Bamber Gascoigne, Sally Alexander, Jonathan Agar, Maria Misra and Sir Max Hastings. They were asked to choose: "Men and women whose actions during the reign of Elizabeth II have had a significant impact on lives in these islands and/or given the age its character, for better or worse." Producer: Sarah Taylor.

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