Alex Finley

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North Korea rocket launch: UN security council condemns latest violation

UN chief calls long-range rocket launch ‘deplorable’ and South Korea says it will start talks with US on missile defence<p>The United Nations security council has condemned North Korea’s launch of a long-range rocket, after an emergency meeting in New York and calls by the US, South Korea and Japan …

Mixed In Key Odesi Review

In Use<p>Odesi looks like a DAW’s Midi editor: You start out with a blank grid in the middle of your screen, and you’ve got a piano keyboard to the left …

Music Production

Parents hit out at 'dictatorial' primary school walking rule

School in London wants children to do ‘university walk’ in corridors, with hands clasped behind backs<p>A primary school is sticking to a new rule that children must walk with their hands clasped behind their backs, despite grumblings from some parents that it is too “dictatorial”.<p>The “university …

U.S. Plane Shot Victims Fleeing Doctors Without Borders Hospital: Charity

World<p>KABUL, Afghanistan — A U.S. warplane shot people trying to flee a burning hospital destroyed in airstrikes last month, according to the charity that ran the facility.<p>"Thirty of our patients and medical staff died [in the bombing]," Doctors Without Borders General Director Christopher Stokes …

The 15 Most Anticipated Video Games of Summer 2015

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How we teach the arts is as important as the fact we're doing it

Michael Rosen shares his checklist for how teachers can ensure that arts education is worthwhile for all students<p>I think we should be cautious about the claims we make for the arts in education. We need to make sure that how we do the art is as important as the fact that we're doing it. After all, …

Authoritarianism

The Best Teams Act Like Musicians

<i>In September of last year,</i> The New York Times <i>produced</i> <i>a video using 3D point capture that rendered members of the Kronos Quartet as “dot clouds,”</i> …

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Osama Bin Laden

Review: In American Sniper, Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper Are Right on Target

His father, taking young Chris out shooting, observes the boy’s instant expertise with a rifle and says appreciatively, “You got a gift. You’re gonna …

Sony streams 'The Interview' online and makes Hollywood history

A bit of Hollywood history unfolded on Wednesday. And it might be a glimpse into the future.<p>The controversial Sony Pictures comedy "The Interview" was released on YouTube, Google Play, the Microsoft Xbox video game console, and a special Web site.<p>The movie, which started streaming online around 1 …