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Mozart Piano Concerto no. 10 in E-flat, K. 365

performed by Jenő Jandó, Dénes Várjon, pianos, and the Concentus Hungaricus under Mátyás Antal, or as below, with Alfred Brendel, Imogen Cooper and …

To Fix That Pain In Your Back, You Might Have To Change The Way You Sit

My back hurts when I sit down.<p>It's been going on for 10 years. It really doesn't matter where I am — at work, at a restaurant, even on our couch at home. My lower back screams, "Stop sitting!"<p>To try to reduce the pain, I bought a kneeling chair at work. Then I got a standing desk. Then I went back …

Sitting

A beginner’s guide to enjoying classical music. No snobs allowed

Classical music aficionados: Go away. This article is not for you. Instead, it is for everyone who sees classical music as a private club and who feels they’re standing outside the clubhouse. It’s for those who have been to one or two orchestral concerts but are still not quite sure what they’re …

Classical Music

12 Exercises to Improve Your Posture

Having good posture is about more than looking good. It helps you to develop strength, flexibility, and balance in your body. These can all lead to …

Yoga

The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

In 2014, a graduate student at the University of Waterloo, Canada, named Cohl Furey rented a car and drove six hours south to Pennsylvania State …

Particles

21 Fresh Podcast Recommendations from All Your Favorite Podcasters

Starring the hosts of Bodega Boys, Reply All, Popcast, The Bill Simmons Podcast, and more.<p>If you like:<p>Bodega Boys (<i>Viceland</i>)<p>>Download on Apple Podcasts<p><i>The topical roastfest that you listen to while you're waiting for Desus and Mero's new late-night show to premiere on Showtime next year.</i><p>Check</b> …

Comedy

Summer Salads: The Ultimate Guide - Chowhound

Salad is one of the most basic components of a meal: toss some greens together with a light vinaigrette and you’ve got the basis for a healthy and …

The 100 greatest jazz recordings

Recorded jazz is still under a century old, but in a little over nine decades an enormous quantity of music has amassed. To absorb and assess even a substantial proportion of it requires a lifetime of listening. What follows is a strictly chronological roll-call of acknowledged jazz masterpieces, …

The 100 greatest songs of all time

Vera Lynn's in there, so is Beyoncé. But where does David Bowie rank? The Telegraph's music critic picks his all-time favourites<p>As a fan, musician and critic, songs form the very ground of my life, a constant soundtrack to my interior world, a source of inspiration and consolation as well as …

Glenn Gould Plays Bach on His U.S. TV Debut … After Leonard Bernstein Explains What Makes His Playing So Great (1960)

Why, 35 years after his death, do so many music lovers still respect Glenn Gould above all other pianists? One might assume that, since he played the …

Martha Stewart's Genius Mac & Cheese Is What We're Bringing to Every Summer BBQ

<i>As Food52 gets older (and wiser), and our archive of recipes grows, we’re making the effort to revisit some good-as-gold recipes. Today, we're highlighting a home-run mac and cheese from Martha Stewart.</i><p>I’ve never met a mac and cheese I didn’t love—from velvety noodles swimming in sauce to sheet …

Comfort Food

The 14 best pieces EVER written for piano

The piano is such a versatile instrument, that naturally everyone wants to write for it. But today we’re getting down to the exceptional stuff: this …

Piano

101 Resources to Make Your Blog Beautiful Every Time | Issue 05 | Design for Non-Designers

No matter how amazing a design may be in concept, it’s the execution of that concept that makes or breaks the design. Whether you’re a professional …

Pictures of the Week 8.18.16

12 Burger Recipes to Help You Win at July 4th

We live for culinary experimentation, but in our humble opinion, no Independence Day celebration—or warm-weather outdoor gathering of any kind—is worth its salt unless burgers are on the menu. It doesn't matter if it's made from beef, lamb, or black beans—if it's in patty form, comes off the grill …

Cooking

6 TED Talks to Share With Your Kids This Summer

I know, I know. It's summer, and kids want to keep the ultimate separation of school and play intact. But since they're going to be on their tablets and phones playing Minecraft or Candy Crush, why not inspire a new addiction? One that might fuel a new interest, spark inspiration or innovation, or …

TED Talks

The 10 Most Popular Podcasts of 2015

It may be hard to believe, but podcasts turn 10 years old this year. The podcast first took off back in 2005, when Apple added them to iTunes.<p>Today’s …

Apple names the best iOS apps of 2015

Apple on Wednesday announced its choices for the best iOS apps of 2015. Taking top honors was Periscope, an app Eddy Cue, Apple's senior vice …

Apps

29 Boredom Busters Your Kids Will Actually Love

Because you refuse to hear the b-word.

That Time I Was Called an Ugly American

About three quarters through our meal, a woman appeared at my side. There wasn't a beat between my looking up to acknowledge her and her spewing out, "You are a really rude person."<p>I met the meanest woman in the world on cruise ship.<p>David and I were sitting in a near-empty onboard restaurant after …

Cute

Dale Decker, Man With Persistent Genital Arousal Syndrome, Has 100 Orgasms A Day

They come swiftly, in groups and often without any warning. But once they leave, Dale Decker is left on his knees quivering uncontrollably.<p>They're …

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<b>"I love it! It saves so much space in the house, not to mention, all the trees it saves."</b><p><b>"The only way you could not love this is if you hate</b> …

Marches Madness: 'Turkish' Mozart, Jazzed By An Expert

<i>It's Marches Madness! Throughout this month, we're posting some of our favorite marches — from the concert hall, opera stage and parade ground. Got one we should hear? Played any yourself? Let us know in the comments section.</i><p>In the late 18th century, composers loved experimenting with new sounds. …

Evening on the blue Lake Tekapo

Review on Adorama TV<p>Thanks to that Instagram stumble, sales have been going crazy… we now have over 1 million downloads of 100 Cameras in 1 for …

Tidemark’s Infographics Could Change How Your Business Is Run

Tidemark rolls out infographics that map a company’s profits in microscopic detail, in real time.<p>It’s only been a few months since Tidemark, a bold Andreessen Horowitz-backed business analytics platform, emerged from its beta cocoon. But today, the fledgling company is introducing a new set of …