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Top Classical Music Apps That Can Be Downloaded To Your Smartphone

Smartphones are everywhere. Nearly every person has one and there are a myriad of apps available for these phones. They’re no longer just phones or …

7 things you (probably) didn’t know about America’s entry and involvement in the First World War

American troops arrived on the western front in 1918 full of enthusiasm, and in the spirit of great adventure. Yet most of them were novices who, …

Sleep Disturbing 'Exploding Head Syndrome' More Common in Younger People Than Thought

<b>Researchers report nearly one in five college students studied are startled by loud yet non-existent noises as they sleep.</b><p>Washington State University …

Sleep

6 Obstacles Keeping You From Pursuing Your Passion (and How to Overcome Them)

You have something to say — a story to tell, emotions to stir, imaginations to captivate. But there are obstacles that stand in the way of your …

Motivation

The frail, forgotten army from the Amazon

Giorgio Palmera / Echo Photojournalism<p>PORTO VELHO, Brazil — After nearly seven decades, thousands of Brazilian men recruited during World War II to go into the Amazon and extract the rubber required for everything from airplanes to gun mounts are finally being compensated for their effort.<p>The …

To draw fresh crowds, symphony offers modern take on classical music

<b>CY MUSIKER:</b><p>Many who come here tonight may not know a lot about classical music, but that’s part of the experiment.<p><b>MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS:</b><p>Soundbox is …

Karajan: the conductor who lived in the fast lane

He joined the Nazi party, loved Thatcher and flirted with Buddhism. But who really was Herbert von Karajan? Documentary-maker John Bridcut tries to find out<p>Herbert von Karajan was quite an anglophile. He spoke the language, though his speech was seldom clear, even in his German mother tongue. He …

Classical music doesn't need to sound new

Is classical music dead? Or merely unwell? It’s not a new question: as the pianist and music writer Charles Rosen put it, “The death of classical …

Photographer of the Day: Suren Manvelyan Captures Beautiful Eyes in Macro - Resource

Marky Ramone GoFebruary 27, 2015<p>If you want to see up close the window to the soul, then look no further than photographer Suren Manvelyan’s “Your …

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NYC's Last Classical Sheet Music Shop Closes Its Doors

Heidi Rogers has owned Frank Music company, New York City's last classical sheet music store, for 36 years. On Friday, she will close her doors for the last time.<p>This 78-year-old shop shares the tenth floor of a Midtown building with rehearsal spaces and studios. Inside, metal shelves crammed with …

How to Charm Someone You've Never Met Before

When you meet new people, you want to make a good impression and come across as likable as possible. If turning on the charm is something you …

'Mozart in the Jungle': What it gets right and wrong about classical music

"Mozart in the Jungle," Amazon's new comedy series set in the world of a fictional symphony orchestra, has officially been picked up for a second season, the online company announced Wednesday.<p>The first season of the satirical show, which debuted in January, introduced Rodrigo (Gael Garcia Bernal), …

The Bill Murray Technique: How to Improvise Through Anything

There was no script. There was no prompting. No cue cards, no visual reminders, no lines at all. The only direction? "Pretend like you're a child, living out your biggest sports fantasy."<p>That's everything Bill Murray had to go on when he created this scene, which has become one of the most famous …

5 Nutritionist-Recommended Eating Plans

You scour the internet, pore over magazines and pester your triathlon friends to soak up every ounce of nutrition advice that might help you come …

World Heritage Sites

Are You Winning At Life?

<b>Are you winning at the game of life or are you just simply playing not to lose?</b><p>Let me tell you a story…<p>There once was a fish named bobby.<p>He swam all …

Motivation

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How To Make A New Planet Home

Three simple steps for an intergalactic exit plan<p>The recipe for creating a habitable planet turns out to be surprisingly simple: Just add water—and atmospheric gases. Mars has both, relics from four billion years ago when the planet was warm and wet. “When it comes to Mars, and only Mars, the …

Desperate Measures in Ancient China: Assassins of the Eastern Zhou Dynasty (Part 1)

The tales of Chinese assassins are of men whose extreme resolve and loyalty earned them a unique and influential place in Chinese history. Carrying …

China

Plans for Boston's Olympic bid unveiled

Sailing in Boston Harbor. Baseball at Fenway Park. Beach volleyball on Boston Common, the oldest public park in the United States.<p>The organizers of …

​10 Adult ADHD Symptoms Every Impulsive, Procrastinating Guy Must Know

It's not just a problem for kids​<p>Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common mental disorders diagnosed in kids. But while it's often considered a children's condition, it can affect adults, too.<p>According to the National Institute of Mental Health, more than 1 in 10 …

Pediatrics