I was on the BBC site watching a video on carnivorous slugs in Wales (really!) using the BBC Media Player, when I noticed that on trying to turn-up the volume, that the volume control went - well - up to eleven! I haven't seen this reported (Doh, just found someone found this on June 10), but this is perhaps a playful homage to Spinal Tap?
Or perhaps the BBC just wants to have the loudest-media-player-in-the-world ? ;-)