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#DontSitGetFit

By on Apr 25, 2015 in Sport, Staff Picks, Weekly Round Up | 0 comments

With the Virgin Money London Marathon taking place this Sunday, we’ve pulled together a selection of our best fitness and wellbeing themed posts just for you. The weather’s warming up, so why not put on those running shoes and go for a jog, and if that’s too much just take a walk to the ice-cream truck! Reach a higher level of health and wellbeing, it could just change your life.. Here’s 8 crucial yet simple ways on how you can improve your nutrition: listen to ‘8 Easy Ways to Improve Your Nutrition’ on audioBoom Choose your pick of the different options for springtime fitness.. listen to ‘Different Options for Springtime Fitness’ on audioBoom Who knew there were so many fitness myths..?! Click here to follow the London Marathon audioBoom channel for all the latest posts For more of the world’s best audio, visit the audioBoom website here. Share this...

ANZAC Day 2015

By on Apr 25, 2015 in Current Affairs, News, News and current affairs, Uncategorized | 0 comments

With the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC day landing at Gallipoli occurring on Saturday 25th April, take a listen to some of the stories from past and present diggers (ANZAC soldiers) and other stories about what the day means to Australian’s and New Zealander’s. ANZAC day is a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand that broadly commemorates all Australians and New Zealanders who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations and the contribution and suffering of all those who have served. The word ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. On the 25th of April 1915, Australian and New Zealand soldiers formed part of the allied expedition that set out to capture the Gallipoli peninsula. The plan was a massive failure for the allies however many Aussies and Kiwi’s have come to view this day as our baptism of fire and...

Inside London’s Jewellery Heist

By on Apr 22, 2015 in Current Affairs, News | 0 comments

Scotland Yard has released pictures of the scene inside the Hatton Garden Safety Deposit company, which was burgled earlier this month. The ‘A picture paints a thousand words’ adage has, perhaps, never been more apt…   Inside London’s Jewellery Heist by Slidely Slideshow Share this...

This Dog Stole A Tractor And Took It For A Joyride

By on Apr 22, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Meet Don. Don’s in the doghouse. Because this morning, Don did this…   listen to ‘Dog "Takes Control Of Tractor," Drives Onto Motorway, Causes Chaos’ on audioBoom   The chaos began during rush hour this morning, with this tweet from Traffic Scotland, which looks after Scotland’s roads:   #M74 (N) J13-RTC due to dog taking control of tractor… nope, not joking. Farmer&police at scene,vehicle in central res. #maycausetailbacks — Traffic Scotland (@trafficscotland) April 22, 2015   As is the way with the internet… it all got out of hand. First came the puns:   Dog drives tractor on motorway causing…. …wait for it… …tail-backs. *puts on sunglasses and moonwalks off Twitter* — T'Other Simon (@TOther_Simon) April 22, 2015 Barking mad — DOG...

Happy Earth Day!

By on Apr 22, 2015 in #Trending, Environment, News and current affairs | 0 comments

Whatever Happy Earth Day means… No, don’t be like that. Here, stick on Louis Armstrong and celebrate the wonderful world we live in.   listen to ‘Louis Armstrong – What A Wonderful World’ on audioBoom   Still not convinced? Well, here’s three reasons why you should care about Earth Day…     1) It’s all about bringing green issues to the fore. It was first commemorated on 22 April 1970 – and is widely considered as the start of the modern environment movement. So, it’s important. So important, in fact, that more than a billion people participate in associated campaigns each year, making it the biggest civic event in the world.   2) Now I’ve got your attention, you might be wondering what you can do to get involved? Well, as long as you’re caring for the environment in some way, that’s all that matters. Whether it’s installing...

Weekend Sports Live: FA Cup Semi Finals

By on Apr 18, 2015 in Sport | 0 comments

The latest action from the English Premier League and FA Cup semi-finals FA Cup semi-final - Aston Villa 2-1 Liverpool (FT) Premier League – Manchester City 2-0 West Ham (FT) Newcastle 1-3 Tottenham (FT) Share this...

Record Store Day 2015

By on Apr 18, 2015 in Entertainment, Music | 0 comments

It’s Record Store Day, and whist we might all be about the digital, we’re celebrating good old fashioned vinyl here at audioBoom. With the recent surge in vinyl sales over the year, Record Store Day’s gradually got bigger and bigger.   listen to ‘Vinyl Revival’ on audioBoom   Once a part-time hobby of musicians and collectors who want to hear their idol in the purest form, vinyl records have now gone more mainstream. Want more proof? Smoke Radio reports that the niche format will soon have it’s own chart too.   listen to ‘Lauren Kreisler, Brand Manager at Official Charts Company “Typically about 3% of the albums market is made up of independent retailer sales but actually you find independent record shops account for about 36% of vinyl sales really”’ on audioBoom So we decided to look through our own archives to decide what makes up the perfect #RecordStoreDay....

Digital Content Assistant (Sport)

By on Apr 17, 2015 in Jobs, News, Sport, Sports | 0 comments

DIGITAL CONTENT ASSISTANT (SPORT) About AudioBoom audioBoom is the biggest spoken-word audio platform on the web and mobile. We work with a worldwide group of broadcasters and publishers to bring the best of their audio content to our highly engaged audience. We offer the best in global audio news, current affairs, sports, music and entertainment from our worldwide channel partners. The BBC, Sky, Reuters, Associated Press, Southern Cross Austereo, CNBC, Time, NPR, talkSPORT, Financial Times, The Telegraph, The Guardian, the Premier League, Universal and Cumulus are among our 2,000 professional content partners. audioBoom is at an exciting period of growth, averaging 30 million listens per month. We are now looking to continue our expansion with the appointment of a Digital Content Assistant. Responsibilities Reporting directly to the Head of Sport, the Digital Content Assistant will be...