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Music theory primer: understanding notes, intervals, scales and chords

<b>There can be little doubt that understanding how music works can help you to make better music; or, at the very least, make things easier when you’re</b> …

Grammatical Differences Between Spanish and English

Knowing These Can Help You Avoid Making Common Mistakes<p>Because Spanish and English are Indo-European languages — the two have a common origin from …

9-Year-Old Edward Hopper Draws a Picture on the Back of His 3rd Grade Report Card

In a press release issued last week, the Edward Hopper House announced that it will be receiving over 1,000 artifacts and memorabilia documenting …

10 Reasons The Biblical Flood May Have Actually Happened

Perhaps of all the biblical stories and tales from ancient times, the legends of the Flood are the best known. To most people, these legends are …

List-Worthy

1950s Experiment Asked Artist To Take LSD And Draw The Same Portrait 9 Times, And Each Portrait Got Crazier

In the 1950s the US government did a lot of experiments with psychotomimetic drugs (in fact, as anybody who's seen or read 'The Men Who Stare At …

12 quick and dirty music theory tips

<b>If you want to take your 'untrained' compositions to the next level, the easiest way to do it is by developing a basic knowledge of music theory.</b><p>If …

Electric Guitar

Linguistics can help conservatives and liberals agree on objective reality again

In highly polarized moments, we tend to recycle the same words over and over again rather than have original thoughts. Phrases like “Make America Great Again” and terms like “alt-right” are representative of hand-me-down political terminology that serves no discursive purpose. But it’s not that we …

Language

7 classic books you need to read in 2017

Winter is finally on its way out, and it's time to start thinking about spring vacations <i>—</i> and the books to read while traveling to the nearest body …

15 best children's books of all time

Books

SPACE10 creates an open-source Growroom you can build at home

SPACE10, a future-living lab and exhibition space in Copenhagen, wants to change the modern food industry. In September, we shared news of the …

Sustainability

Five Must-Know Pentatonic Sequences for Rock, Blues and Metal

0<p>SHARES<p>If you have trouble soloing, and in particular making your solos not sound like you’re just running scales, then this video is for you.<p>Robert …

Chimerical Sculptures by John Morris

View Gallery<p>The works of John Morris spring from exhaustive sketching and illustration, drawing on intensive research. Subjects include skeletal …

Modern Art

I Create Colorful Photorealistic Drawings With Colored Pencils

I can spend up to 70 hours on one drawing. I love blending colors together and watching a piece slowly transform. Details are so important. It really …

The Bluetooth Name Has Its Roots in Viking History

When Bluetooth technology was being developed in 1996, its creators struggled with naming the technology. As YouTuber Tom Scott explains in his …

Cool Stuff

Artist creates dimensional scenes on old plates by precisely sandblasting through successive layers

Caroline Slotte is a sculptor in Finland who layers old, decorated china plates atop one another, then carefully removes material from successive …

Renoir

[18+] Bom Dia, Vika Flôr

<i>Nota editorial: estamos em busca de Bom dias com homens e com mais diversidade de corpos e peles — aqui explicamos em mais detalhes o contexto atual</i> …

11 words whose meanings have completely changed over time

Occasionally you will encounter someone with an etymological axe to grind. They insist that a certain word has to mean just what it meant hundreds of …

Language

Creative, Minimalist Animals Logos That Are Drawn With A Single Line

<b>We recently</b> featured these quirky drawings that are made with a single line and a dot.<p><b>Last month</b>, French graphic designer Martigny Matthieu used the …

Graphic Design

5 Ways Grimm's Fairy Tales Changed After the First Edition

You probably know that the original Brothers Grimm fairy tales didn’t have the same sort of kid-friendly happy endings as the Disney versions. But …

Literature

Liberal churches are dying. But conservative churches are thriving.

Mainline Protestant churches are in trouble: A 2015 report by the Pew Research Center found that these congregations, once a mainstay of American religion, are now shrinking by about 1 million members annually. Fewer members not only means fewer souls saved, a frightening thought for some clergy …

Faith

Who Founded Christianity? Some Say Jesus; Some Say Paul. What If Neither Did? The Answer Will Surprise You

<i>Jesus Preaching in the Temple at Capernaum</i> by Maurycy Gottlieb; Wikimedia Commons<p>Nowhere in the New Testament does Jesus or Paul say he is rejecting Judaism and starting a new religion. In fact, the term "Christian" doesn't appear at all in the Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John), which …