The K-Pop industry: Why ‘Gangnam Style’ became a hit

The K-Pop industry: Why ‘Gangnam Style’ became a hit
It’s an understatement to say that Korean pop song, “Gangnam Style,” is a runaway success. The song by Korean music star Psy is now the number 2 song on the Billboard 100. In the last month, it has held the number one spot in the UK and Australia.
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Feast On Some K-Pop Goodness!
We posted their video for Lollipop earlier last month. Now, Korean girl group 2NE1 is back with their latest, Fire. And it definitely lives up to the title! CLICK HERE to check out the video. CLICK HERE to check out the video.
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Kim Si-yoon doesn’t keep the schedule of a typical 9-year-old. Up by 7:30 a.m. for school, followed by hours of voice training, piano lessons, dance lessons and a private English tutor session, she is on a strict path to K-pop stardom. And in South Korea …
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Academy of Country Music Names 2017 Industry Awards Nominees

Academy of Country Music Names 2017 Industry Awards Nominees
The Academy of Country Music announced the nominees for the Industry Award component of the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards. Nominees for the 2017 Industry Awards of the Country Music Awards include AEG’s Brent Fedrizzi and Ali Harnell competing …
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Brooklyn Country Music Festival Draws NYC’s Maverick Musicians to Gowanus
While he may not be interested in splitting hairs over who can lay claim to the area’s first multi-day country music jamboree, there are quite a few features of his version that make it both unique and essential. For one thing, the “Brooklyn” in BCFM …
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Hold Up: Country Music Has Always Been Down With The Brown
As Beyoncé prepares to show up and show out at the Country Music Association Awards tonight, I’ve got a little history lesson for you. Despite claims to the contrary, Bey is just as entitled to the genre as the award show’s overwhelmingly white pool of …
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Taste and See chef finds new job in the food industry

cusineTaste and See chef finds new job in the food industry
Another longtime Wichita chef has crossed over to the other side. On Tuesday, Febres started a job with Indian Hills Meat & Poultry, a locally owned business that provides food to restaurants, hotels, hospitals and more. He will work in sales throughout …
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India Cracks Down On Cow Slaughtering And The Sale Of Beef In Latest Attack On Secular Government
That was on display in Mewat, India when police raided roadside food stalls to confiscate beef and arrest anyone guilty of slaughtering a cow or selling the meat. This is a new local ordinance and violators can face 10 or 5 years respectively in jail.

The Companies Who Own Our Food
This chart by Oxfam International shows how tentacles of the “Big 10” food and beverage corporations touch even the most unlikely of products. With Russia as a neighbor, the Baltic countries feel they have reason to worry. These NATO-aligned countries …


Point-to-Multipoint Microwave Backhaul Market : Latest Innovations, Drivers and Industry Key Events 2015 – 2021

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Point-to-multipoint microwave backhaul systems offer economical, flexible and easy to deploy communication system for remote sites. These systems are ideal for deployment in security and surveillance systems, campus buildings, control systems, WISP …

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Westport Innovations Inc. (WPRT) Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research
Westport Innovations Inc. (NASDAQ:WPRT) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued on Friday. According to Zacks, “Westport Fuel Systems recorded wider adjusted loss in the …
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Lobster fishery hits record value, but industry wary of future

ORONO, MAINE -- 03/29/2015 - University of Maine senior animal science major Matthew Hodgkin shows off his device he developed to measure the squeezing force of lobsters' claws at Hitchner Hall’s pilot plant at the University of Maine Tuesday. Hodgkin explained that measuring the force of the claw is a good indicator of whether the lobster is suitable for being shipped long distances. The claw squeeze measurement is an improvement over the prior method, which was to test the lobster's blood. Ashley L. Conti | BDNLobster fishery hits record value, but industry wary of future
ROCKPORT, Maine — Maine’s lobster fishery thrived in 2015, setting a new record for statewide landings value of nearly half a billion dollars and remaining historically high in catch volume. The uncertain future of the state’s premiere fishery …
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NYC Food Truck Lunch: Lobster Mac & Cheese From Red Hook Lobster Truck
Lobster rolls are often associated with breezy summer days in the Northeast, but it’s cold and windy right now. A lobster roll is just too light for our lunch in the middle of winter. So what’s a lobster lover to do? How about lobster macaroni and cheese!
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Stonington man pleads guilty to lobster boat arson
BANGOR — U.S. Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced recently that Jeremy Eaton, 39, of Stonington pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on March 11 to setting fire to a lobster boat. Court records disclose that on the evening of April 16, 2014 …
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Why Monmouth Park officials believe outlook for N.J. horse racing industry is

sportWhy Monmouth Park officials believe outlook for N.J. horse racing industry is
OCEANPORT — As an advisor to the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, Dennis Drazin can talk for hours on any number of issues that impact the horse racing industry, including the quest to draw in casino-gaming revenue streams and the …

Ten Fantastic Editions of the Preakness Stakes
As most of you already know, I’ve been a horse racing fanatic since birth. I have my Dad to thank for that joy of life. The first race card I actually remember attending included a very fast allowance win by a horse named Forego, and a little 31-length …
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Horse racing venture fell short in the Coachella Valley
15, 1954, with the California Horse Racing Board. Evidence was offered on behalf of the Palm Springs Turf Club, coupled with many objections to the project. The California Horse Racing Board ruled against the Palm Springs Turf Club and an appeal was …
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EICC and Electronics Industry Promise to Fight Forced Labor in Malaysia

trendEICC and Electronics Industry Promise to Fight Forced Labor in Malaysia
The electrical and electronics sector is the top manufacturing industry in Malaysia, providing almost one-third of the country’s exports and employing 27 percent of its workforce. The Malaysian electronics industry, which relies heavily on migrant …
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That’s a wrap: The Consumer Electronics Show distilled to 2 minutes
So sending six of us to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas resulted in some sideshow gawking at a fascinating world filled with bright lights and people everywhere. In case you missed it, you can check out our coverage of all the robots we saw, …
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Voxel8 unveils world’s first 3D electronics printer
Voxel8 demonstrated the amazing feats of their dual-head machine at this year’s International Consumer Electronics Show, better known as CES2015, happening this week in Las Vegas. They showed off their machine’s fancy footwork by printing a fleet of …
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