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The foods that might help with dementia

<b>A man has told of how he "got his mum back" from the ravages of Alzheimer's disease, in part, by getting her to follow a diet high in berries and leafy green vegetables.</b><p>But how realistic is it that dementia can be tackled through diet?<p>Mark Hatzer's mum Sylvia was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in …

Dementia

Mum's dementia was so bad she was kept in hospital for her own safety - but then we changed her diet

When his mum’s dementia became so severe she had to be kept in hospital for her own safety, Mark Hatzer thought he had lost another …

Manchester

Watch the Cars Perform "Just What I Needed" at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

20<p>SHARES<p>The Cars—a genre-bending quintet that sold millions of albums during their heyday, the late Seventies through the Eighties—were among the …

Hall of Fame

Review: Arturia Minibrute 2S

<b>The Minibrute 2S is a major improvement over the Minibrute. With so many major enhancements it is hard to keep track.</b><p>Musical Instrument companies …

Synthesizers
Synthesizers

Behind The Scenes At Erica Synths

Here's a behind-the-scenes look at Eurorack maker Erica Synths. … Read More Behind The Scenes At Erica Synths

Synthesizers

’90s kids rejoice! Microsoft releases the original Windows 3.0 File Manager source code

Microsoft has released the source code for the original, 1990s-era File Manager that is so familiar to all of us who were dragging and dropping on Windows 3.0. The code, which is available on Github under the MIT OSS license, will compile under Windows 10.<p>File Manager uses the multiple-document …

Software

The 11 Best Demons to Summon

People want to act like summoning demons is a bad thing. I mean, sure, there’s a chance that one of these dukes of the underworld might roll up on …

Serial (Podcast)

6 audio effects you’re not using enough

<b>Saturators</b><p>If I could only have one effect or plugin it would be a really good saturator. You can of use saturation to do just about everything from …

Music Production

Sonar now free, renamed ‘Cakewalk by BandLab’

cakewalkbybandlab.jpg Windows DAW free to download with Sonar Platinum feature setIn November, Gibson publicly killed Cakewalk. Then, three months …

Music Production

The joy of the greenhouse: Perfect spaces to plant, prune or just potter about

Greenhouses, glasshouses and orangeries were torn down across Britain a few decades ago – thankfully, they're now back on the up and better than …

Gardening

Get a lifetime membership to the School of Game Design on sale for $59

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>The recent influx of viral apps and addictive …

Game Design

10 Ideas to Steal from Organic Gardens Around the World

Organic gardening by definition makes everything happier. Instead of growing plants with the help of harsh chemical fertilizers and pesticides, …

Landscaping

How To Sync A Eurorack Modular To Ableton Live

Using this approach, you can create a hybrid analog-digital system and combine the flexibility of software with the immediacy of hardware. … Read …

Music Production

Soil-less Gardening Part 2: Water is the new soil

Many urban gardeners find it difficult to control soil conditions in their limited space — terraces, verandahs and small backyards. Moreover, the …

Gardening

Make Noise are turning a classic 1972 synthesis book into a video series

Even as modular synths make a comeback, the definitive work on the topic languishes out of print since its 1972 publication. But now, one synth maker …

Synthesizers

12 Awesome Sound Design Tools for Music Production

An article on some awesome sound design plugins, virtual instruments and more for music production.The post 12 Awesome Sound Design Tools for Music …

Music Production

Dreadbox’s Medusa synth comes with a Polyend-powered sequencer

The instrument has now been reshaped somewhat to include a 8x8 bank of pads, and is scheduled to ship in May.

Synthesizers

This Compilation of Synth Music Is Chilling, Dystopian, and Cool as Hell

'Holodeck Vision One' brings together Texas' best—including Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein of 'Stranger Things' fame—together with a community of similarly electronics torturers from across the globe.<p>Texas isn’t the most likely exporter of dark electronic music, but since 2012 the team at …

Synthesizers

How to Grow and Harvest Your Own Ginger

Ginger is an excellent herb to keep on hand and adds a unique flavor to any dish. Even better, it’s easy to grow and harvest on your own. You can …

11 Mixing Tips

<b>The perfect track will be completely overlooked if the mix doesn’t show it off, but you can find the sweet spot with a few mixing tips from the pros</b> …

Music Production

Four apps that will help you learn to play music

Pick up an instrument, learn your favorite songs, and practice a bit of music theory.<p>I'm a musician, and I learned the tricks of the trade the expensive and slow way: with private guitar lessons, summer music programs, and more theory books than I'd like to admit. Thankfully, in 2018 you can get …

The Garden House With The Most Flexible And Practical Design Ever

We’re not usually swept away by something as simple as a garden shed by today is an exception because we found something really cool that we want to …

How to Read and Study Buddhist Teachings

There is such a wealth of Buddhist books and teachings to consume. Where do you start? Here are some tips on how to tackle your reading list.The post …

Meditation

NAMM 2018: Behringer announce the Neutron Analog Synthesizer

<b>Not sure if this is actually at the show or whether it was revealed at their pre-NAMM show party but Behringer has just released a video of the</b> …

NAMM

Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Organic Tangerines!

Citrus reticulat is the Latin name for tangerines, or Mandarin oranges. This fruit is rich in nutrients, including vitamin C, B12, A, potassium, and …

Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

Every month, NPR Music crowdsources public radio stations across the country for the songs they just can't get enough of. That could be a new release, a pick from their local scene, or a late-to-the-party discovery.<p>This month, their selections include a new single from indie giants MGMT, an update …

Radio Industry

Arturia’s MiniBrute 2S with step sequencer, not keys, might be your pick

Now we know the whole story: Arturia’s new synths come with a choice of keys or pads+more step sequencing – and there’s are companion RackBrute …

Synthesizers
Synthesizers
Synthesizers