Sean Korb

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Which Tuning Standard Sounds Better: 432Hz or 440Hz?

256<p>SHARES<p>In modern music, 440Hz has been established as the tuning standard. The pitch is that of A above middle C, and it provides a measure by …

Guitar

Elvis Costello: ‘Who do I most despise? There isn’t enough paper, there isn’t enough ink’

<b>Born in London,</b> Elvis Costello<b>, 63, released his debut album, My Aim Is True</b>, which included the single Watching The Detectives, in 1977; subsequent hits included Oliver’s Army (1979). He won a Grammy for his collaboration with Burt Bacharach, I Still Have That Other Girl (1998). He is working on a …

Elvis Costello

Do Americans Want To Die For Israel?

From Paul Craig Roberts Website<p>U.S. and Israel<br>(Image by commons.wikimedia.org) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>Only a few days remain before …

Israel

May 2 in Twilight Zone History: Celebrating the 1963 premiere of 'On Thursday We Leave For Home'

Today, May 2nd, <b>This Day in Twilight Zone History</b> and <i>The Twilight Zone Encyclopedia</i> celebrate the 1963 premiere of “On Thursday We Leave For …

New Mexico

Inspiring: When Johnny Depp Heard An 8-Year-Old Fan Was Dying Of Cancer, He Enrolled In Medical School

When Johnny Depp read the letter from 8-year-old cancer patient Tyler Murphy, he could have done nothing. He could have sent the young <i>Pirates Of The</i> …

University of Pennsylvania

This Timeline Shows The Entire History of The Universe, And Where It's Headed

This is how we'll die.<p>If you're the type of person who sometimes wakes up at 3am and lies in bed trying to wrap your tiny mind around the achingly …

Universe

Wonder what Michelle Wolf said to make everyone so mad? Read it here.

“What would I do without Megyn Kelly? Probably be more proud of women.”<p>Michelle Wolf’s monologue at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday has stirred up an unexpected amount of controversy. The former <i>Daily Show</i> correspondent and host of the upcoming Netflix show <i>The Break</i> took a number …

Donald Trump

Kanye West Calls Emma González His ‘Hero’; She Responds by Calling This Man Hers

It looks like Kanye West is still on his dissociated, rambling run on Twitter, and in addition to dropping new music, he recently called Marjory …

New York City

Questlove Wears “Kanye Doesn’t Care About Black People” T-Shirt at “Peace and Justice” Concert

<i>Photo of Questlove courtesy of Facebook.</i>While commemorating the opening of the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, Questlove made an explicit …

Donald Trump

#TBT: How a Philly Cheesesteak Destroyed America

The humiliation of John Kerry over a bad sandwich order tells you a lot about how the media covers politics.<p><i>Welcome to POLI-TBT-ICS, a recurring column where we will take a look back at the weird political moments of our past that are still relevant to the present day.</i><p>In 2003, Cheese Whiz broke …

George W. Bush

Life, Death, and John Prine

When my wife had been in labor for 16 hours, I played her John Prine’s “Everything Is Cool.” She’d begun gasping instead of breathing, climbing into the tub to gather herself. As Prine’s fingerpicking rang out from a tiny speaker, she closed her eyes and smiled.<p>The song is simple, like all Prine …

Why are the Bushes, Clintons, Obamas and Melania smiling so broadly at a funeral?

Consider him the elephant not in the room, simultaneously absent from this picture and looming over it.<p>Donald Trump did not attend Saturday’s funeral of Barbara Bush in Houston, Texas. Reporters were told that was because Trump generously wanted to spare the mourning Bush family the “disruptions …

Donald Trump

Down the Quantum Rabbit Hole

Anesthesiologist Stuart Hameroff believes tiny structures in our cells called microtubules could explain consciousness. Steve Craft<p>Fellow scientists …

Flashback: LSD Creator Albert Hofmann Drops Acid for the First Time

Bicycle Day is observed around the world on April 19th, though it's not exactly a celebration of the bicycle. Instead, the international holiday …

Lsd

An 80-year Harvard study claims to have found the gateway to happiness

There are some things that money can’t buy. True friends and happiness are among them. In fact, an 80-year-long study at Harvard University claims …

Great Depression

Sister Rosetta Tharpe Gets Her Day In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Sister Rosetta Tharpe's electric gospel sound was crucial in paving the way for rock and roll, and the late singer and guitarist is finally getting her day at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. She joins this a class of inductees that includes big-name rock bands like Bon Jovi, Dire Straits …

Music

The Best Cheeses For Grilled Cheese, According To People Who Truly Know

This'll inspire you to take your relationship with grilled cheese to the next level.<p>Warning: American cheese has no place in this story.<p>While it’s hard to deny the melty perfection of a diner-style grilled cheese sandwich made with slices of American cheese or even Kraft singles, most experts …

Cooking

The Last Woolworth Luncheonette in America Hides in Bakersfield

An antique mall is, by its very nature, filled with forgotten things. Often they’re trinkets, baubles, little farmhouse details, or road signs that may have meant something to a few particular people decades ago. But it’s entirely rare to stumble through layer after layer of old housewares and …

John Prine Isn’t Counting the Time

The last song on John Prine’s new album, <i>The Tree of Forgiveness</i>, is called “When I Get to Heaven.” Relax. He’s in no hurry, nor is he feeling any …

New Albums

Unnamed Republican congressman goes off in profane rant: 'We might as well impeach the *******'

"I say a lot of shit on TV defending him, even over this. But honestly, I wish the motherf*cker would just go away. We're going to lose the House, …

Donald Trump

Man eats world's hottest chilli pepper – and ends up in hospital

A man who took part in a chilli pepper eating contest ended up with more than he bargained for when he took on the hottest pepper in the world.<p>After eating a Carolina Reaper pepper, the 34-year-old started dry heaving before developing a pain in his neck that turned into a series of thunderclap …

New York State

Aldous Huxley Tells Mike Wallace What Will Destroy Democracy: Overpopulation, Drugs & Insidious Technology (1958)

Overpopulation, manipulative politics, imbalances of societal power, addictive drugs, even more addictive technologies: these and other developments …

We’ve Fought the NRA for Decades—We’ve Never Seen It as Panicked as It Is Now

There is a reason the Parkland survivors are being attacked so viciously.<p>In the immediate aftermath of the Parkland shooting, we drew on our combined …

Watch The Idea, the First Animated Film to Deal with Big, Philosophical Ideas (1932)

A vague sense of disquiet settled over Europe in the period between WWI and WWII. As the slow burn of militant ultranationalism mingled with jingoist …

Philosophy News Network: The Death of God

"The Death of God" is an idea that mostly stems from Friedrich Nietzsche, in particular the popular quote from <i>The Gay Science</i>, which is mostly …

Idealism

10 Living Philosophers and Why You Should Know Them

It can be easy to think that all the good ideas have already been thought; after all, philosophy have been going on for more than 2500 years. But …

Philosophers haven’t had much to say about middle age, but Schopenhauer is an exception. His view of the futility of desire -- getting what you want can make you unhappy -- illuminates the darkness of midlife

Philosophers haven’t had much to say about middle age, but Schopenhauer is an exception. His view of the futility of desire -- getting what you want …

Middle Age

The “Core” of Phenomenology

“Phenomenology is one of the major strands of post Kantian philosophy. But it isn’t easy to pin down exactly what the name captures. Can you first …

Philosophy

Nietzsche on Truth, Lies, the Power and Peril of Metaphor, and How We Use Language to Reveal and Conceal Reality

“What then is truth? A movable host of metaphors, metonymies, and anthropomorphisms: in short, a sum of human relations which have been poetically and rhetorically intensified, transferred, and embellished…”<p><i>“The need of reason is not inspired by the quest for truth but by the quest for meaning,”</i> …

How Stoic Parents Raise Boys to Understand Their Emotions

This is not about maintaining or showcasing masculinity. It's about the emotional wellbeing of our sons.<p>By<p>Mar 19 2018, 3:41 PM<p>Gazing into the …