Anna Carr-Gomm

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Heroic Sir Peter Maxwell Davies lifts the Curse of the Ninth

The Queen’s composer has dared to tread where Beethoven and Mahler both stumbled<p>It looks as if 2014 is going to be an exciting year for Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, composer and Master of the Queen’s Music: his appointment as a member of the Order of Companions of Honour was announced yesterday and …

VIDEO: Watch a Mini-Episode of Sherlock

Benedict Cumberbatch<p>They say patience is a virtue, but why wait until January for more <i>Sherlock</i> when you can watch a mini-episode right now?<p>In a …

If I had a dollar: QuizUp and Ski Safari will spice up your holidays

<i>“If I Had a Dollar”</i> <i>is a series that highlights one useful or entertaining app per week that costs less than $1. Skip your vending machine soda and</i> …

Put a box to good use with ShoeboxCNC

Oh, the lowly box. It spends most of the year being broken down, stashed away and pulped, but one day a year, it gets its moment to shine (at least in the UK and various Commonwealth Nations). Consider the ShoeboxCNC a continued celebration of the cardboard vessel, a kit you build from the box it …

Open Thread: What Will You Give The World This Year?

Maybe it’s the ham and biscuit brunch talking, but here’s something we’ve never done: an open thread. To celebrate our new Facebook commenting system, I’d like you all to start sharing what you’d like to give the world this Christmas. Is it your start-up? Is it a new hardware project? Is it a great …

'Single out' children who show talent says head of National Children’s Orchestras

We should not be afraid to single out talented children, the managing director of the National Children's Orchestras of Great Britain says<p>Britain should not be afraid of singling out talented children, the managing director of the National Children’s Orchestras of Great Britain has said, as she …