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Here is how some in the San Fernando Valley celebrated Pi Day

Sure, Pi Day may be all about a particular mathematics ratio. But for many San Fernando Valley residents, Thursday, March 14 — also known as “3.14” — was simply a great day to dig in to a slice of pie. Or a few. The Four ‘n 20 restaurants were among the eateries who rolled out the crust and poured in the filling on Thursday. Owner David Burkin said his two restaurants made more than 400 pies for the event. Four ‘n 20 shows off some of the many pies that are to be made Thursday during Nationa...
Tags: Business, News, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Four, San Fernando Valley, Gene Blevins, David Burkin, L R Four, Sabino Betancourt

Name in the news: Oath

“Broadly speaking,” Winston Churchill may or may not have said*, “short words are best, and old words when short are the best of all.” With Oath, the name of the new division that will house AOL and Yahoo’s media and business-to-business properties after those two companies merge, parent company Verizon gets a twofer: short and old.   The name was revealed in a cryptic tweet from AOL CEO Time Armstrong on Tuesday afternoon: “Billion+ Customers, 20+ Brands, Unstoppable Team. #TakeTheOath. Sum...
Tags: Verizon, Technology, Yahoo, Australia, Punctuation, China, Boston, Restaurants, Ireland, Renaming, Aol, Winston Churchill, Linguistics, New Zealand, Telecom, Four

The Things They Carried (And Wished They Hadn’t)

On my recent two-week solo backpacking excursion on the Appalachian Trail, I asked one survey question to 67 people with whom I crossed paths: “What’s the least practical thing you’re carrying?” Five backpackers wished they hadn’t brought towels. Six people named a book as their least practical item. Twelve of the survey responses were related to electronics. Four backpackers admitted to carrying alcohol, two said they brought candy, and one said tobacco. Four said the A.T. was more shaded than ...
Tags: Hiking, Sport, Cycling, Backpacking, Four, Henry David Thoreau, Appalachian Trail, Go Outside

BBC Four To Air ‘Music Moguls’ on the Hidden History of Pop and Rock

BBC Four have announced an upcoming three-part series that takes a look at the untold history of pop and rock. ‘Music Moguls’, which is due to air in January 2016, is a three-part show that will be narrated by influential insiders and artists from the music industry for an inside look at the history of popular music. The series will differ from a conventional documentary on the progression of music as all the stories will come from behind the scenes. BBC Four will also be airing ‘Top of the Po...
Tags: Music, Bbc, Four, Duran Duran, Edward, Artist / Label News, Alan Edwards, Depeche Mode, Human League, Music Moguls, Top Of The Pops, Bbc Four, Edwards, Kim Wilde Jerry Dammers Midge Ure Leee John, Cassian Harrison, Outside Organisation Edwards

One Direction top US charts

One Direction topple Taylor Swift at the top of the American music charts [Author: AFP and Telegraph Reporters] [Link to media]
Tags: Music, Taylor Swift, US, Billboard, Sales, America, Pop, One, Charts, Four, Taylor, Swift, `1989, Album, Direction, Afp

One Direction hits milestone of one billion Spotify streams

One Direction has become one of an elite group of 14 music artists to pass the one billion streams milestone on Spotify [Author: Lauren Davidson] [ ]
Tags: Spotify, Taylor Swift, One Direction, Harry Styles, Night Changes, American Music Awards, Amas, Story Of My Life, Four, Lauren Davidson