Watch Umphrey’s McGee Bust Out ‘No Ordinary Love’ With Jennifer Hartswick In Official Video

first_imgJust last weekend, Umphrey’s McGee brought their performing to the next level with the annual UMBowl show at the Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas. The band played a full four sets of music, broken up into unique quarters, with various improvisational and audience-participatory themes to keep the fans, and the band, on their toes. They also welcomed Jennifer Hartswick and Natalie Cressman throughout the night, peppering both originals and covers with the Trey Anastasio Band horn players.You can read our full recap of UM Bowl here.Just one day after the UMBowl marathon, the band returned to the Vegas venue for round two. Of the many highlights throughout the two night run, one particular bust out stands alone, as the band brought out Hartswick for a performance of Sade’s “No Ordinary Love.” A song that hadn’t been played in nearly a thousand shows – 991 to be exact – got the royal treatment from this jammed out ensemble.Thanks to Umphrey’s and TourGigs, we now have some pro-shot footage of “No Ordinary Love” to share. Tune in below:Umphrey’s is off of touring for the next few weeks, until Summer Camp Music Festival hits at the end of the month. Check out the setlist from UM’s last show below:Setlist: Umphrey’s McGee at Brooklyn Bowl, Las Vegas, NV – 5/7/16Set 1: You Got the Wrong Guy > Speak Up, Bridgeless > Hajimemashite, Dump City, Nemo > In The Kitchen > Nemo, Red Tape[1], Don’t Stop ’til You Get Enough[1]Set 2: Attachments, 1348, The Triple Wide > Bridgeless, Puppet String, No Ordinary Love[2], Women Wine and Song[1] > Wife Soup[1]Encore: Controversy > Bad Friday[1][1] with Jennifer Hartswick on trumpet and Natalie Cressman on trombone[2] with Jennifer Hartswick on vocalsNotes:with Woody Woodpecker theme (George Tibbles and Ramey Idriss) tease before 1348last No Ordinary Love 05.25.2007 (991 shows)last_img read more

What’s in a (scientific) name

first_imgHow do you tell a lion’s mane jellyfish from a hair jelly or a giant jelly?You could try by checking the scientific names. The lion’s mane jelly is Cyanea capillata. But the hair jelly also is named Cyanea capillata, and so is the giant jelly.If Shakespeare had waxed as poetic about jellyfish as he did about roses, he might have concluded that a lion’s mane by any other name would still be a lion’s mane: the world’s largest true jellyfish, big enough to eat fish that become ensnared in its 120-foot tentacles. One with a 7½-foot diameter bell washed ashore in Massachusetts in 1870.The Harvard Museum of Natural History (HMNH), along with institutional partners the Encyclopedia of Life and the Biodiversity Heritage Library, have waded into the sometimes murky waters of names that have been given to creatures, plants, and other organisms. Though the point of naming something is to provide a common language in which to talk about it, the proliferation of different common names for the same creature sometimes defeats the purpose.In the 1700s, science took a step toward clarity by giving species two-part Latin names, like Cyanea capillata for the lion’s mane jelly, or Homo sapiens for the humans who named it.“It shows scientists have a sense of humor and, [because names are] not always funny, a sense of culture,” said Jane Pickering, executive director of the Harvard Museums of Science and Culture. Rose Lincoln/Harvard Staff PhotographerThe Harvard Museum of Natural History is debuting four “What’s in a Name?” kiosks to clear up visitors’ confusion through images, information, stories, and games. The kiosks, created with support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, tackle the complexities of Toxicodendron radicans, or poison ivy, whose name means, essentially, “poison tree” and which is related to cashews and mangos. They also look at Apis mellifera, the honey bee or “honey-bearing bee”; the aforementioned lion’s mane; and the 300-million-year-old Dimetrodon milleri, a sail-backed carnivore that, contrary to popular belief, is not a dinosaur. The kiosk explains it is not only older, predating dinosaurs by millions of years, but also is more closely related to mammals than to Triceratops — there is a skull at HMNH — or Tyrannosaurus rex.“Most people know what Dimetrodon is. They know what it looks like. But I don’t think a lot of people really understand its relationships,” said Stephanie Pierce, assistant professor in organismic and evolutionary biology and curator of vertebrate paleontology at the Museum of Comparative Zoology. “It’s not a dinosaur. It’s more related to mammals. It’s an ancient cousin of humans.” Putting the Glass Flowers in new light Scientific naming helps locate a species in the tree of life, because its two-part moniker includes both species and genus, the group of species to which it belongs.Scientists who discover or describe a new species typically are the ones who come up with names, which have to adhere to certain guidelines. The names sometimes reflect the place where a species is found, a discoverer or colleague’s name, or even just a sense of fun. The Dimetrodon on display at HMNH, for example, takes its full name from Paul Miller of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. Miller is a colleague of the beast’s discoverer, paleontologist and former Museum of Comparative Zoology director Alfred Romer. A newly described tarantula, discovered near Folsom State Prison in California, was named Aphonopelma johnnycashi, for the singer who gave a famous concert there in 1968. Then, of course there’s the sponge-like fungus whose name any child would recognize: Spongiforma squarepantsii.“It shows scientists have a sense of humor and, [because names are] not always funny, a sense of culture,” said Jane Pickering, executive director of the Harvard Museums of Science and Culture, of which the HMNH is part.To augment its exhibit, the Harvard Museum of Natural History and partner organizations have also created a downloadable ebook. Rose Lincoln/Harvard Staff PhotographerBut scientific names aren’t always forever, according to Pierce. Because the first part of the name is its genus, if scientific consensus about which group it belongs in changes, the name will change too. Pierce said scientists are learning new things about species all the time, and this new evidence — or even re-evaluations of old evidence — sometimes means a name change.To spread the word about the topic, the HMNH and partner organizations have created a downloadable ebook, available on the museum’s website, that includes photographs, descriptions, and the stories of several additional species beyond the four whose tales are told in the kiosks.“We really want people to understand both the importance of scientific naming and also the process you go through,” Pickering said.SaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSave Related Gallery set to reopen after major renovation last_img read more

Broadway Grosses: The Diamond in the Rough Shines Bright as Aladdin Flies High

first_img Source: The Broadway League UNDERDOGS (By Gross) 5. Chicago ($614,092) 4. Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill ($529,942)** 3. Once ($512,632) 2. Rock of Ages ($378,386) 1. Violet ($365,789) It’s hotter than hot in all sorts of ways! Aladdin took in its highest gross this past week since it began performances in February. The Disney tuner was one of 11 shows to surpass $1 million last week. Another hit from the Mouse, Newsies, entered its final month on a high note with its biggest gross since April. Expect numbers to climb as its final show on August 24 approaches. Meanwhile, the two top grossing shows, usual suspects The Lion King (another Disney title!) and Wicked, added a ninth performance, resulting in the highest grossing week of the year for the first and highest of the summer for the latter. The top five was rounded out by box office perennials The Book of Mormon and Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. FRONTRUNNERS (By Capacity) 1. The Book of Mormon (102.63%) 2. Hedwig and the Angry Inch (102.34%)** 3. A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder (100.91%) 4. Matilda (100.79%) 5. The Lion King (100.04%)* UNDERDOGS (By Capacity) 5. Rocky (83.71%) 4. If/Then (81.36%) 3. Once (80.74%) 2. Cinderella (75.40%) 1. Bullets Over Broadway (69.23%) *Number based on 9 regular performances **Number based on 7 regular performances FRONTRUNNERS (By Gross) 1. The Lion King ($2,559,076)* 2. Wicked ($2,181,109)* 3. The Book of Mormon ($1,645,580) 4. Aladdin ($1,570,266) 5. Beautiful: The Carole King Musical ($1,308,762) View Comments Here’s a look at who was on top—and who was not—for the week ending August 3:last_img read more

Bipartisan Florida Opposition to Offshore Drilling Plans

first_imgBipartisan Florida Opposition to Offshore Drilling Plans FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享McClatchy:Florida’s congressional delegation, citing the state’s vibrant tourism industry, delivered a unanimous, bipartisan and stern message of opposition to offshore energy exploration during a hearing on Capitol Hill on Thursday.Congressional Republicans and Democrats took turns blasting the idea of putting fossil-fuel development near the state’s 825 miles of pristine beaches in order to boost energy production and oil company profits.While Ken Lawson, president and chief executive of Visit Florida, the state’s official tourism marketing arm, told lawmakers that the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion “will always serve as a stark reminder of what happens when we do not make our beaches, our waters and our environment our top priority.”BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded roughly 50 miles off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010, triggering an 87-day spill that released an estimated four million barrels of oil and gas. Along with 11 who died, 17 others suffered serious injuries and 115 people were evacuated from the rig, which sank.The hearing comes as the Trump administration nears a decision on whether to allow seismic testing for fossil fuel deposits along the Atlantic Coast. In January, the Trump administration dropped Florida from its plan to allow new offshore oil and gas drilling in most U.S. coastal waters. The decision, in response to appeals from Florida Gov. Rick Scott, prompted calls for similar carve-outs from lawmakers in other coastal states like New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and North Carolina. But similar exemptions have not been provided.More: Florida Congressional Delegation Gives Thumbs-Down To Offshore Drillinglast_img read more

H1N1 FLU BREAKING NEWS: US case count; newly affected countries; UK, Argentina situations; flu summit next week; more antiviral resistance

first_imgJul 2, 2009US cases rise to almost 34,000The United States’ number of pandemic flu cases climbed to 33,902, with 170 deaths, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported today. The new totals reflect 6,185 more cases and 43 more deaths than last week. In its new surveillance report today for the week ending Jun 27, the CDC said flu activity decreased but is still higher than normal for this time of year. The New York/New Jersey area is still reporting elevated activity, as is the Pacific Northwest.[Current CDC numbers]Malta, Uganda report first novel flu casesAuthorities in Malta today confirmed the country’s first two pandemic flu cases, two 26-year-old men who had recently traveled with a group to Spain, Deutsche Presse-Agentur reported. Others from the group also have flu symptoms. Before today’s confirmation, Malta was the only European Union country that had not reported a novel flu case. Elsewhere, Uganda today reported its first case, a 40-year-old British man who had recently arrived from Kenya, Xinhua, China’s state news agency, reported.[Jul 2 DPA article]Paraguay, China report first pandemic flu deathsParaguay’s health ministry today reported the nation’s first novel flu death, a man in his 60s, Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported. No details were available about any preexisting conditions. Meanwhile, China’s state media said a woman who was hospitalized with a novel H1N1 infection was found dead yesterday in a hospital bathroom, according to the Associated Press. She was reportedly recovering and her death is under investigation.[Jul 2 AFP story]UK moves away from flu containment measuresThe United Kingdom is moving from a novel flu containment strategy to focus more of its resources on more vulnerable patients, AFP reported yesterday. Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced the change yesterday, noting that case numbers spiked by 2,000 over the past week and that a “more flexible and local approach” will be used in hard-hit areas. Media reports say hot spots include London, the West Midlands, and Glasgow.[Jul 1 AFP story]Argentina authorities criticize government’s flu responseSome health officials in Argentina are criticizing the government for rejecting calls to postpone the nation’s recent election, a move they say could have avoided the virus’s spread at crowded polling places and focused the public’s attention on pandemic issues, the New York Times reported yesterday. The officials said the health minister who just resigned was among those who recommended postponing the election. Increased flu cases prompted an emergency declaration in Buenos Aires.[Jul 1 New York Times article]Obama convenes flu summit for next weekPresident Obama has called a “flu summit” on Jul 9 to discuss the nation’s pandemic flu preparedness plans for the fall, CNN reported yesterday. The meeting will be held at the National Institutes of Health and be led by Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. On Jul 30 Obama met with federal officials who helped manage the 1976 influenza outbreak to discuss lessons learned from their experience.[Jul 1 CNN story]US to supply Tamiflu to Latin America, CaribbeanHHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced today that the country will supply 420,000 treatment courses of oseltamavir (Tamiflu) to the Pan-American Health Organization to fight novel H1N1 flu in Latin America and Caribbean countries. She announced the effort while attending a series of meetings in Cancun, Mexico, for health ministers throughout the Americas.[Jul 2 HHS statement]Japan reports its first antiviral resistant novel flu caseJapan’s health ministry today confirmed the country’s first instance of oseltamivir (Tamiflu) resistance in a novel flu virus, Reuters reported. The patient, from Osaka prefecture, was sick with the new H1N1 virus in mid May and has since recovered. A health ministry spokesman said the patient’s sensitivity to the drug has not been tested yet. Danish officials reported the world’s first oseltamivir-resistant novel flu case Jun 29.[Jul 2 Reuters article]last_img read more

aDORAble example of what it means to be a host in family accommodation

first_imgWhen we return to nature, totally aDORAble things start to happen and that is exactly how the story of this family farm began, which is dedicated to enriching the taste of food on your table. All products in a completely natural and this new brand so simply and originally tells an autochthonous Croatian story. “I planted a mini spice garden that was available to my guests, I dragged an old wooden boat under the fig tree, rearranged it (bow into a” bar “with high chairs), made kids corner, book corner, etc. Mostly I tried to be” different ”and show the guest that I care. I wrote to everyone on the island of Krk and beyond (tourist boards, associations of various….) Unfortunately, these actions often went unanswered or diplomatic. I managed to make them know about me even though they don’t do anything. ” the story of Danielle who last year did an experiment on the Airbnb experience, “aDORAble taste of Mediterranean” which turned out to be great. The base was a story about the types of salt, about Nin’s bio-sea salt and the flower of salt from the small Saltworks Ramov. A classic story of little people and struggles for survival, creativity screams from this woman, an idea of ​​how much you want and I expect that everyone will hear about this story soon. Danijela Drčec stands behind this entrepreneurial idea which she openly conveyed to us and told her story. This is an example of what a host should look like in tourism. “aDORAble is a family project. It is very important to me that our children, Josip 11 years old and Dora 8,5 years old, are satisfied and involved in development according to their age. Everyone has their favorite jam, salt. They suggest new flavors or products, actively participate in brand development. Here, Dora’s name is in the title as well. They experiment and prepare simple meals themselves. The family farm is great among other things and for very useful lessons for children. We teach them patience (eg chili takes 4 months from seed to fruit), misunderstanding (food does not “grow” on the shelf in the store), useful work (they participate in parts of the process according to their age) ” Daniel tells his story. Bravo and I hope there will be more stories like this… “I have been a registered landlord for 11 years, and for the last six years, after being fired from the corporation, I have been more intensively involved in tourism. I go furiously to the tourist boards and complete access to tourism and guests on Krk, but then I (still) reset myself and start working on “my backyard” all I can. I have been an Airbnb super host since 2015 and I found myself on that platform and with that guest profile. I just enjoyed being able to (positively) influence someone’s GO. I started telling stories about flavors, wild herbs, getting citrus and carob from Vis, local cheese, oil, prosciutto,… I started to produce liqueurs, jams, syrups, and finally flavored salts and hot sauces… ” “Guests were able to taste several snacks that were created with the addition of aDORAble flavored salts. I set myself the task of telling as many pages as possible the story of our sea salt and the additives with which I refine it. All my guests know about motar in different variants (in salt, pickled, and even raw). It is interesting that many locals on the island do not know about the motorbike or consume it. I really think that through the flavors of salt I can tell the story of the whole of Croatia. For example, salt with bacon of black Slavonian pigs, with greaves, salt with an autochthonous variety of Slavonian wine, salt and truffles for Istria, Gorska Hrvatska through combinations of various wild herbs, salt and citrus and Mediterranean coastal herbs… the idea is full. Again, I started from the foods available and familiar to me so I keep researching and trying to make progress. An extremely interesting area for me is wild edible herbs ” concludes his story Daniel. In the orchard they have old varieties of apples and berries, plums, peaches, grapes. Of the vegetables, their largest plantations are chili peppers: from seeds, through seedlings to the final product, they grow over 20 different varieties in a combination of urban farming and a classic vegetable garden.  This is how a small entrepreneurial story about marketing products with a great name begins aDORAble. “The wish list is long, but considering the brand’s experience, that’s normal, isn’t it? We are a young brand and we believe that the best is yet to come. We want to develop a family business through our own space, ie a mini sales and production gallery, various collaborations (with tourist communities on the project of creating taste for their area / region, with chefs developing a premium product line, with winemakers to tell the story of indigenous wine varieties, etc.), webshop, increasing and improving the conditions and capacity of plantations. We want to become a recognizable gastro brand in our part of business ” emphasizes Danijela, whose orchards and gardens are located in Zagorje, and a smaller part on the island of Krk. last_img read more

Rio to allow football fans from July 10

first_imgTopics : Struggling to avoid the collapse of the health system as the pandemic surges in Brazil, authorities have set up a field hospital in the parking lot at Rio de Janeiro’s iconic Maracana stadium.Paradoxically, the venue also began hosting matches again last week, after a three-month coronavirus hiatus on all professional football across the continent. The state of Rio de Janeiro will allow football fans into stadiums from July 10, initially at one-third capacity, according to an official decree.Capacity will move to two-thirds from August 1, while stadiums will be able to function with no restrictions from August 16, said the decree published by Rio townhall on Friday.The initial easing must allow for 4 sqm per person and ticket sales will only be online.center_img The Rio state championship has been the first to resume in South America, a region hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.The league, comprising professional teams within Rio state, resumed behind closed doors on June 18.Brazil has the second-highest number of infections and deaths from the new coronavirus worldwide, after the United States: more than 1.2 million and 55,000, respectively.And one of Brazil’s top football clubs, Fluminense, won its battle Friday not to play matches at a stadium also serving as a coronavirus hospital, which it argued was disrespectful to victims and their families.last_img read more

UK pension system could go down ‘ATP-style route’, minister says

first_img“Could we go down a Danish-style route, an ATP-style route, where a bit of what you’ve got is guaranteed and a bit of what you’ve got is variable?” he asked.Webb admitted that one of the challenges of such an approach would be the “hefty” solvency requirements associated with any such level of guarantee, but he said existing models could allow for guarantees “at a much more affordable cost”.“Or could we go down a collective DC (CDC) model, which is not certain, but it may have reduced volatility and better average outcomes, depending on how you passed it?” he asked.The minister suggested the retention of DB models, even without “any of the bells and the whistles”, would be his goal.“It will still be a pension that’s linked with what you used to earn,” he said. “For me, that’s the golden standard.”He has previously said the end of contracting out of the state pension removed the rationale for occupational schemes needing to provide indexation protection, and his department has also floated the idea of stripping DB funds of spousal benefits.He also said DA would allow for an element of flexibility.“What we want to do is not prescribe, not set down a law that says ‘there are three ways you can do pension, and here’s what they are’, but to say ‘here’s a set of models, you can choose’,” he said.Webb did not directly reference previous proposals for a DC smoothing fund during his speech, but Pension Protection Fund (PPF) chief executive Alan Rubenstein addressed the issue in his own keynote earlier the same day.“There was for a while talk, as you know, of a DC PPF, and we’ll obviously have to wait for the consultation document,” he said.“But my sense is that has now, as you say, gone on the back burner, and we are really much more talking about the idea of ‘do we want Dutch style-CDC, or do we want Danish-style ATP?’” The UK government’s defined ambition (DA) agenda should see it consider a system similar to Denmark’s ATP, pensions minister Steve Webb has suggested.Offering a glimpse of which ideas a forthcoming paper on DA would examine, he said the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) had “honed down” the list of proposals over the large number contained within last year’s consultation. The Liberal Democrat minister admitted he was working to a dual deadline, trying to implement change before the next general election in 2015, but also conscious of the potential changes companies could implement, as the end of contracting out of the state pension causes sponsors to reassess their defined benefit (DB) schemes.He said that, due to the prevailing mood that defined contribution (DC) was the future, several proposals allowing “firms to go the extra mile” within the system would be put forward.last_img read more

The suburbs where homes are selling

first_img12 Coolidge St, Mount LouisaMORE properties were sold in Kirwan in the 12 months to April than any other Townsville suburb, with a house sold once every 48 hours.According to the latest CoreLogic figures, 246 homes were sold in Kirwan during that 12-month period. Mount Louisa came in second place with 102 homes sold, while Kelso was third with 95 sold.Nicole Plozza from Ray White Geaney Property Group Douglas sold 33 Eureka Cres in Kirwan after it had been on the market for less than two weeks.Ms Plozza said while it wasn’t surprising that Kirwan had so many sales, since it was Townsville’s largest suburb, it also had plenty to offer buyers.“I’ve also been selling properties off the market there,” she said.“It is Townsville’s largest suburb for the number of homes, but I think it’s also the fact that with the Northern Beaches growing like it is going, it has become really central and attractive to a lot of people.More from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020“There is a diverse range of prices because you have the older properties, but then you have newer, more expensive stock as well.“It’s really popular with a whole range of buyers.”Ms Plozza said she had sold property in Kirwan to everyone from first-home buyers to downsizers and families.Ray White Geaney Property Group agent Sean Breitkreutz recently sold 12 Coolidge St, Mount Louisa, and revealed he had several disappointed buyers who missed out on the property and were still house hunting in the suburb.“The people that ended up buying that house were from down south and didn’t know the Townsville market, but they liked how quiet it was and said that it felt like a really safe place to live,” he said.“Mount Louisa is also really central and it has a real sense of community.“There are a lot of first-home buyers who have bought there and have seen good value in buying an established property instead of spending more on a new home.“It also has a bit of everything, because you’ve got million-dollar homes, but then you also have some areas with houses in the high $100,000s.”last_img read more

Why I live in … Olympic swimmer Emily Seebohm reveals her dream home

first_imgEmily Seebohm with her puppy, Pongo, at home in Hendra. Picture: Nigel Hallett.EMILY Seebohm is a champion Australian swimmer and Olympic medallist. She lives in Brisbane with her dog, Pongo. 5. If money was no option, what would be your fantasy home and where? Emily Seebohm with a medal during a ceremony for the Women’s 200m Backstroke final of the 14th FINA World Swimming Championships at Hangzhou Olympic Sports Expo. Photo: Lintao Zhang/Getty Images.3. What would you change about your home? I would change my study to have more natural light.At the moment it’s in a room with no natural light.4. What is the best thing about your suburb? My family live on the same street! I would have to say Bora Bora, just because I love the ocean and swimming and being around water. 1. Where do you live and why? Hendra, because it’s a beautiful area and close to my training pools.2. What do you love about your home? My pool.Even though I am always in the water, I like to just sit and enjoy some sunshine and swimming at home.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus13 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market13 hours agolast_img read more