Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Wednesday 16 July 2014
1:10 Best Song Ever Written - Howard Tiddy of Morrinsville has nominated 'Have I Told You Lately' by Rod Stewart.
1:20 Music Trivia Game - what's the link ?
ARTIST: David Bowie
COMP: David Bowie
DUR: 3' 25" [Fade]
ALBUM: Best of Bowie - Track 10
LABEL: EMI 541 929
ARTIST: Peter Schilling
TITLE: Major Tom (Coming Home)
COMP: Peter Schilling
EDIT: Early fade @ 3' 55"
ALBUM: Error In The System - CD 1 / Track 5
LABEL: Wounded Bird 400 265
ARTIST: The New Seekers
TITLE: Never Ending Song of Love
COMP: Delaney Bramlett
ALBUM: The New Seekers; The Singles - CD 1 / Track 6
LABEL: BR 890546
ANSWER: Germany. In acknowledgment of Germany's win in the football world cup this week.
ARTIST: The Beatles
TITLE: Sie Liebt Dich
COMP: John Lennon, Paul McCartney
ALBUM: Past Master Volume One - Track 9
LABEL: Parlophone 790043
TITLE: 99 Luftballons
COMP: Uwe Fahrenkrog-Petersen, Carlo Karges, Kevin McAlea
ALBUM: 99 Luftballons
LABEL: Epic 439294
ARTIST: The Scorpions
TITLE: Winds of Change
COMP: Klaus Meine
ALBUM: Rock Godz - CD 2/ Track 10
LABEL: Sony 669 148
ARTIST Perez Prado and his Orchestra
TITLE: Mambo #5
COMP: Perez Prado
ALBUM: Fiesta - Mambo, Rumba, Samba
ARTIST Lou Bega
TITLE: Mambo #5 (A Little Bit of . . .)
COMP: Perez Prado, Lou Bega
ALBUM: Grammy Nominees 2000 - Track 11
LABEL: RCA 367945
COMP: Florian Schneider-Esleben, Ralf Hütter, Emil Schult
ALBUM: Burnt CD (Radio Edit - Single)
LABEL: Vertigo 147009
2:10 The Four-winged Flying Dinosaur - Luis Chiappe: Scientists have unearthed a 125-million-year-old fossil which may provide new insights into the origins of birds. The bird-like dinosaur has been named Changyuraptor yangi... after its discovery in the Liaoning Province in China. The Vice President for Research and Collections at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, Luis Chiappe, talks with Simon.
The link: Changyuraptor yangi
2:20 Mechanical Hand - Mahonri Owen: A 25-year-old Hamilton student is harnessing the technology of 3-D printing, to create a brain-controlled, electro-mechanical prosthetic hand. And, he's not doing it for the money... but rather hopes that he can help make a difference to people's lives. Mahonri Owen says a top of the line prosthetic hand can cost up to 30 to 40 thousand US dollars, but he estimates his limb may cost as little as five hundred dollars
2:30 NZ Reading: Part eight of 'Juggling with Mandarins' by V.M. Jones.
Pip has finally confronted his overbearing father but neither of them will back down - but he has other projects to occupy his mind - as you'll hear in today's episode of our book reading - 'Juggling with Mandarins'
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'On a High' by Gresby Nash, tk 31 bruton BIGS 011
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BOOK: Juggling with Mandarins by V M Jones [Pub: HarperCollins (25 Jun 2003) ISBN-978-1869504625]
2:45 Feature Album - OK Computer - Radiohead (1997)
3:10 Online with Hamish MacEwan - the links:
The smiley face-book: New social network ONLY allows communication using emoji
Kudoso Is A Router That Rewards Your Kids With Facebook Time For Studying, Doing Chores
This is how Sverker Johansson wrote 8.5 per cent of everything published on Wikipedia + Bots
Facing reality: Are you a gadget hoarder?
"Got a rash? iPad, other devices might be the cause"
3:30 'Boy in Pyjamas' - David Steemson: Hundreds of sick South Auckland kids are hopefully a wee bit warmer at night wearing pyjamas donated through Kidz First Hospital. More from David Steemson at half past three.
The link: New Zealand Society
3:45 The Panel Pre-Show - Julie Moffett with what the world's talking about today: The plan to split up California, not just two Californias but six. Tales of two psychics, one a dispute over a winning Lottery ticket and the other a seemingly remarkable prediction regarding the World Cup. What happened when Garth Brooks cancelled his concerts in Ireland, the ways the airlines may be packing more people onto planes in future, and the trending baby names. An old and stately girl's name makes a big comeback.