Monica Parra

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The Logic Pros: Turning iPad into a virtual pedalboard using Logic Remote

<i>The Logic Pros is a new regular series exploring all of the most interesting gadgets and software for making music on your Mac/iOS devices. If there is any gear you would like us to take a closer hands-on look at, let us know in the comments section below or shoot us an email.</i><p>Apple’s Logic Remote …

Music Production

NSA loses power to collect phone records as parts of Patriot Act expire

Senate fails to meet midnight deadline after opposition by libertarian senator Rand Paul<p>The NSA has temporarily lost its power to collect the phone records of millions of Americans after the US Senate failed to meet a midnight deadline for re-authorising the surveillance programme.<p>A deadlock …

Mariah Carey Slams 'American Idol' As 'Fake,' Calls It The 'Worst Experience' Of Her Life

Mariah Carey isn't the kind of person who worries about burning bridges, clearly.<p>On Thursday, the singer told us all how she really feels about "American Idol" during an interview on the "Kyle and Jackie O” radio show in Australia -- and she didn't hold back. Carey was a judge for a single season …

Kevin Mawae's advice for new Cowboys OL La'el Collins: 'Find a way and not worry about the noise' | NOLA.com

Will there ever be conclusion to the collusion that caused NFL Draft confusion and the diffusion of La'el Collins' first-round draft chances?<p>That's …

UK dig discovers 9,000-year-old remains

1/22/2013 03:00:00 PM<p>Archaeologists have proved for the first time that people started living in the Didcot area as early as 9,000 years ago.<p>Oxford …

Ancient Mayan city built on a grid probably had a powerful ruler

An ancient Mayan city followed a unique grid pattern, providing evidence of a powerful ruler, archaeologists working at Nixtun-Ch'ich' in Petén, …

With La'el Collins addition, Cowboys have three first-rounders for price of one

IRVING, Texas -- Jerry Jones was named the NFL’s Executive of the Year in 2014 following the Dallas Cowboys' surprising 12-4 regular-season finish, …

Dark Buddhism

<i>Introduction</i><p>I began as an Objectivist. Like many members of my generation, I discovered Ayn Rand in college, initially reading <i>The Fountainhead</i> and …

Meditation

U.S. military and civilians are increasingly divided

Jovano Graves' parents begged him not to join the Army right out of high school in 2003, when U.S. troops were fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan.<p>But their son refused his parents' pleas to try college. He followed them both into the Army instead.<p><b>------------</b><p><b>FOR THE RECORD</b><p>This story says that the …

Military

Report: Cowboys, Doug Free agree to 3-year, $15M deal

The Dallas Cowboys and right tackle Doug Free have agreed to terms on a three-year contract extension, ESPN's Todd Archer reports.<p>The deal is …

5 Trends Shaping The Future Of Architecture

Architects from 2015’s most innovative companies look into their crystal balls and divine the ways the built environment will evolve.<p>What does the future of the architecture industry hold? We asked experts from some of the world’s most innovative companies to look into their crystal balls and …

Google Cameras Go Zip-lining Through The Amazon Rainforest

A South American getaway is just a click away<p>Google likes taking their cameras to strange places, letting people explore viking ruins or walk under the aurora all from the comfort of their computers. Google also has a long history with zip lines; back in 2008, some employees at the company decided …

Ziplining

The Secret History of Knock-Knock Jokes

Knock knock.<p>Who's there?<p>Joe King.<p>Joe King who?<p>Joking like this used to be considered a sickness by some people.<p>The knock-knock joke has been a staple of American humor since the early 20th century. With its repetitive set-up and wordplay punchline, the form has been invoked — and understood — by …

Jokes

Light Photographed As A Wave And A Particle For The First Time

Seeing is believing<p>Scientists have long known that light can behave as both a particle and a wave—Einstein first predicted it in 1909. But no experiment has been able to show light in both states simultaneously. Now, researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland have …

Quantum Mechanics

Crazy Voltron Game Boys and Everything Else You Missed Yesterday

<i>Some old-school gaming nostalgia, Google's drones ready for take off, the possible future of Android Wear. All the news you missed yesterday in one</i> …

Tool Album Progressing 'Nicely, Slowly,' Singer Maynard Keenan Says

"I'm as anxious to get this album completed as everyone else," vocalist says. "But you can't rush these gents"<p>Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan has …

Music

Korn Sued by Former Drummer

Ex-drummer David Silveria files lawsuit over money owed for his "ownership interest" in the group<p>Former Korn drummer David Silveria is suing his old …

Rock Music

Interview: Krayzie Bone Says a Final bone thugs-n-harmony Album is on the Horizon, Recalls Three 6 Mafia Beef

Words by Paul Meara (@PaulMeara)<p>The final hurrah. The last leg. The 70th star in <i>Mario 64</i>. That’s what Krayzie Bone is on right now when it comes to …

Head Trip Superstar - "Let's Get Medicated" Radio Star Records