Andrew Rogers

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Waking Up at 5 a.m. Probably Won't Make You More Productive. Here's What Will

Go ahead and reset your alarm.<p>You’ve heard the stories.<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook wakes up at 3:45 every morning. Both Vogue’s Anna Wintour and Twitter’s …

WATCH: Ben Shapiro absolutely obliterates guy challenging him on abortion

In a very convincing debate Ben Shapiro had with a student challenging him on abortion, he absolutely kills his argument, and does it politely, and …

The 4 Secrets of Productivity, According to 7 Billionaires

Forget the small hacks -- these productivity secrets of Bezos and Zuckerberg have material impact.<p>Frigid offices. Summertime weather. Fantasy football leagues. What do these three things have in common? Studies say they all cause your productivity at work to plummet.<p>You cannot always control your …

The Last Film For Millions Of Classic Polaroid Cameras Is About To Go Away

FujiFilm winds down production of the film that extended the useful life of some of history’s most inspired gadgets.<p>If you take photos with old Polaroid cameras, as I often do, you get used to answering a question that always gets asked in a tone of marveling disbelief: “You can still get film for …

5-foot-5 high schooler defies all odds, slams down dunk over two defenders

Melvin Lee, a junior guard at Riverside University High School in Milwaukee, has yet to catch the attention of big-time recruiters, but he does have this unbelievable highlight reel dunk to show, per USA TODAY High School Sports. Lee climbs an invisible ladder to slam this one down.<p>He’s listed at …

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14 Adventures to Add to Your 2016 Bucket List

Your resolution for 2016: spend more time outside. We asked Outside readers for Instagram shots of their most memorable trips and activities in 2015—tagged #OutsideBucketList—and we weren’t disappointed. From scuba diving between continental plates and river surfing in Germany to climbing one of …

'Firefall' mesmerizing at Yosemite Park in California | CNN Travel

2 New Poems By J.R.R. Tolkien Discovered In School Magazine

Fingers crossed that Peter Jackson doesn't make another trilogy based on them.<p>Two new poems by acclaimed <i>Lord of the Rings</i> author J.R.R. Tolkien have recently surfaced.<p>The poems, titled "The Shadow Man" and "Noel," were written in 1936 while Tolkien was a professor at Oxford University, The Guardian …

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Learn the 9 Life Hacks of Really Creative People

Creativity is like Jello -- there's always room for a little more. Get more creative these 9 simple ways.<p>One thing that most every one of us would like is to be more creative. Creativity and innovation are skills much in demand in most businesses today. And for good reason. According to General …

Want Big Guitar Tone? Record As Few Guitar Parts As Possible - Recording Revolution

<b>Why is it that so many of us are addicted to recording a torrent of guitar tracks per song?</b><p>It’s almost like a badge of honor, having as many guitar …

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Finland's Schools Are Overhauling The Way They Do Things. Here's How

Finland’s education system, often held up as an exemplary model for the rest of the world, is on the verge of making some major changes.<p>For years, Finland has led the pack in international test scores, becoming a source of fascination for education policymakers and experts. Now, the country is …

Interstellar and Christopher Nolan’s Continued Impact

<i>Sam Carey on Interstellar and Christopher Nolan’s continued impact…</i><p>Modern cinema throws up few things you can depend on but Christopher Nolan is one …

The music industry's best-known production app will soon be free

You've probably heard the output of Avid's Pro Tools audio production software, even if you don't know what it's like -- it's virtually a staple of the music industry, and spawned now-famous (or infamous) effects like Auto Tune. There hasn't been a cheap way to try it for nearly 15 years, however, …

Stop Pirating Pro Tools: Here Comes A Free Version Of The Audio Editing Software

A new, free version of Pro Tools is geared toward beginners.<p>The name Pro Tools typically conjures feelings of love or hate–or, most often perhaps, anxiety. That might change soon, however, with the upcoming release of Pro Tools First, a free, less-intimidating version of the extremely popular audio …

10 things you might not know about Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring

. at<p>Monday, November 10, 2014<p><b>Before the third and final movie in The Hobbit trilogy arrives in cinemas this Christmas, Geek Dave begins a series of</b> …

Behind the scenes of The Hobbit

A land of snow-capped peaks, primeval forests and glacier-carved river valleys, New Zealand seemed destined to play a starring role in Peter Jackson's <i>Lord of the Rings</i> films. As Middle-earth fans gear up for the last and final movie of the <i>Hobbit</i> series, here's a look at some of the fantastical set …

Advanced Diploma in Music Production and Sound Engineering | Course Overview

FAST TRACK YOUR CAREER<p>Designed by industry for industry, our Advanced Diploma will push your career in music production or sound engineering to the …

Set the Tone: The Importance of Sound in Viral Videos

<i>Andrea Lehr is a Promotions Supervisor at Frac.tl. Working with her creative team, she enjoys sharing their latest innovative and unique research with other content marketers.</i><p>Content marketing continues to rise in popularity among digital strategists, and this is no surprise when you look at search …

16 Cats Who Are Secretly “Harry Potter” Characters

Harry Potter, the cat who lived... nine times.

Draco Malfoy and Hermione Granger hung out in real life and it's giving us all the feels

This weekend the <i>Harry Potter</i> cast had a mini-reunion and, obviously, Potterheads lost it. The post, which made us realise how old WE are getting, …

5 Creativity Myths you Need to Stop Believing

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>There’s a letter from an 1815 issue of <i>General Music Journal</i> where Mozart describes his creative process as instantaneous: no struggle or writer’s block. The muse simply showed up and he was ready.<p>We don't shill.Check out TNW's Hard Fork.TAKE ME …

10 Books To Read That Will Give Your Creativity A Boost

By Jessica Millis,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1vz5Z1H<p>There is no prescribed formula that will make anyone more creative. But there are tools. …

Sorry, Beats: V-Moda might have you beat with these wired headphones

In December, I got a chance to try V-Moda's $210 XS headphones , which are petite and portable but ultimately imperfect.<p>V-Moda's $299 Crossfade M-100 headphones look like a slightly larger version of those headphones, but they are vastly different — in a good way.<p>The strengths of the Crossfade …

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High- End Audiophile Bookshelf Speakers

Introduction: High- End Audiophile Bookshelf Speakers<p>I like speaker building and this is one of my projects - very good sounding and looking 2- way …

Gain Structuring With Plug-Ins | Universal Audio

For those of us who toiled over faders back when the earth was still cooling, the concept of gain structure was fairly easy to grasp. Each separate …

An epic marathon in Lord of the Rings country

Adventure athlete Tobias Mews tackles the Queenstown International Marathon, a race worth journeying to Middle Earth for<p>There’s always a smidgeon of risk when entering the inaugural race of a marathon that takes place in late November on the other side of the world.<p>Over the six months you might be …

Avid - Pro Tools First & Pro Tools 12 DAWs NAMM 2015

Audio-Technica ATH-M70x Professional Monitor Headphones

• M-Series flagship model, tuned for extremely accurate reproduction and carefully crafted using key metal components for lasting durability<br>• Proprietary …