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My Grandmother And Her Gift of Discipline

Success has been one of the most abused, miscommunicated and thus misconceived terms celebrated throughout history and even more so today, in an era of technologically enabled, limitless and unquestioned self branding. Running a Today I Failed At Facebook attempt to inspire people to strategize …

Self-improvement

Miles of Thread and a Giant Needle Weave Indoor Rainbows

Gabriel Dawe gives you the rainbow without the rain.<p>Imagine a rainbow that’s divorced from rain, water, or any kind of natural and uncontrollable events, a rainbow that will linger, flawless and unchanging, for however long you care to watch it. Gabriel Dawe makes these perfect rainbows reality.<p>The …

Art

This female pilot was denied equal pay during WWII. Now Arlington Cemetery bars her remains.

Elaine Harmon and her comrades flew Army planes across the country. They helped train pilots on how to operate aircraft and instruments. They towed targets behind them while soldiers below fired live ammunition during training. Harmon was aware that her service could cost her life: For 38 other …

Military

45 Most Anticipated Albums of 2016

U2, Metallica, Radiohead and more<p>45<p>By , , , , , , , , , ,<p>From this month's return of David Bowie to the much-delayed return of Frank Ocean, 2016 …

Flute

See Police Sketches Of Literary Characters Made Using Book Descriptions

It’s tough work being a police sketch artist. Well, unless you’re the deputy from <i>Making a Murderer</i>, who allegedly based his sketch of an assailant on the person he wished to pin the crime on. Ordinarily, though, these artists have to extract details from people who were more preoccupied with other …

Baking

'We Need To Be Human': Zuhal Sultan On Starting The Iraqi Youth Orchestra

It's difficult enough to start an orchestra, but Zuhal Sultan founded the National Youth Orchestra of Iraq (NYOI) as a teenager in the middle of a war. She brought together 40 young musicians from different Iraqi cities and sectarian backgrounds in an effort to unify a divided nation. Now, six …

Flute
Flute

Dresden orchestra plays 'Degenerate Music' in Israel

A wide range of art and music, notably works by Jewish composers, was banned in Germany and occupied countries during the Nazi era. The New Jewish …

Israel
Flute

Asked to ban female musicians, Tehran Symphony Orchestra cancels performance

The Tehran Symphony Orchestra cancelled a performance planned for the closing ceremony of an international wrestling event after authorities objected …

Recycled Orchestra turns garbage into beautiful music

The people of Cateura, Paraguay, are some of the poorest in Latin America, living off landfill. But one group has discovered a way to create art.<p>Cateura, in the Santa Ana neighborhood of Paraguay's capital Asuncion, is a slum. The residents live on a massive landfill, picking through the refuse for …

Orchestras

I Watched the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra Perform the Pokémon Soundtrack in Full

The worst performance ever? Or a mind-blowing experience? I went to a show in London to find out.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Noisey UK.</i><p>I'm in the Eventim Apollo in West London, surrounded by more than three thousand screaming fans. Some are near tears. A couple bellow "I LOVE YOU!" But the …

Gameplay
Flute

We're Only Human. Or Are We?

Last week, a Jewish friend of ours dropped by for a visit. Slightly overwhelmed by all our Christmas paraphernalia -- the tree, the ornaments, the cards, the gifts, the wrapping paper, the manger -- he said, wide-eyed, "Wow! This is amazing."<p>Shrugging, my husband said, "Well, you guys have …

​What the Future Fiction of 2015 Said About Humans Today

A look at the big themes in our science fiction—in TV shows, movies, books, video games, and comics—this year.<p>We told a lot of stories about the future in 2015. More than usual, maybe. Big budget blockbusters, hefty, idea-rich novels, and epic, dystopian video games—there was complex, stirring …

Science Fiction
Piano

How Cameras Provide Hard Evidence of Prejudice

The attorney representing Freddie Gray's family says that footage of police officers is causing Americans to believe black people as never before.<p>On Tuesday night William Murphy, the attorney representing Freddie Gray's family, gave a televised address to an audience in a Baltimore church. As MSNBC …

Justice

Willam Friedkin: Lack of female and minority directors 'not because of prejudice'

Director William Friedkin admits that there is definitely an imbalance in the number of female directors working in Hollywood, but it’s not the …

World's Most Powerful Camera Will Map The Universe

The Department of Energy has given the go-ahead for construction to begin on the world’s largest and most powerful digital camera. Forming the digital ‘eye’ of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), to be built at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory at Stanford University, the camera will …

Cameras

Is digital technology re-wiring your brain? - Cadillac: Aim High

Digital technologies are having a profound impact on our neurological systems. They have the potential to empower or enfeeble our brains – the choice …

The Brain

Tiny Cube color digitizer lets photographers sample and match hues

It’s no secret: Photographers are really picky about color. Despite the many color matching apps and gadgets out there, there’s always a place for something different and hopefully better. Palette, a tech company from Australia, has unveiled the Cube, a tiny device that scientifically detects, …

Colorful 3D cancer models show how tumors grow

Cancer is a terrible thing, but a beautiful representation of it might just help health care experts treat the disease more effectively. An international team of researchers has developed a 3D tumor simulation that shows how cancerous cells grow and mutate unevenly over time. Each color you see in …

Touch, smell and eat your art at Tate Britain's 'Sensorium'

You don't just <i>look</i> at paintings anymore. A new exhibition at Tate Britain transforms visual art into a multi-sensory experience, surrounding …

Art

Now You Can Make Diamonds in a Microwave

Diamonds really are forever, now that we can manufacture them.<p>There’s a growing market for man-made jewels grown in science labs, Bloomberg reports. …

Jewels

Tesla's Model S P85D is so good it broke Consumer Reports' rating system

103 out of 100<p>How good is Tesla's Model S P85D? Insanely good, says <i>Consumer Reports</i>, with the electric sedan performing better than any other car the magazine has reviewed and breaking its rating system in the process. "The Tesla initially scored 103 in the Consumer Reports' Ratings system, which …

Tesla