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Guest DJ: The Politics And Passions Of Roger Waters

<i>Note: This week we're featuring select episodes from our Guest DJ archives. Roger Waters is currently on the North American leg of his Us + Them tour, performing songs from the Pink Floyd albums</i> The Dark Side Of The Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals <i>and</i> The Wall<i>. In June Waters also released his</i> …

Van Morrison Rides Back Into The Mystic With 'Transformation'

As with the best Van Morrison songs, "Transformation" billows out from its oft-repeated refrain. The lead single off Morrison's upcoming <i>Roll With The Punches</i> (out Sept. 22) consists largely of the 71-year-old Irish singer belting "gonna be a transformation" over a triumphant soul progression. But …

5 Famous Novels That Will Reignite Your Creativity

When was the last time you read something this deep?<p>I am a writer, and part of being a great writer means reading--a lot.<p>But reading has so many other benefits that people tend to forget, one of which being it works your brain in a different way than reading blogs (like this one) or magazines or …

Literature

Never worry about picking a movie with this vast film database

If you tend to waste hours surfing the Web before you eventually give up and settle for a movie you’ve already seen because there’s nothing better to watch, Cinesift is about to change your life.<p>Built by Redditor yombato, it’s a massive film database that sources information from popular websites …

7 HIIT YouTube Workouts That Take You From Zero to Sweat in Record Time

So you’ve decided it’s finally time to get serious about getting in shape. Great work! But just because it <i>is</i> the time doesn’t mean you always <i>have</i> the time. There are tons of yoga, pilates, cardio and strength training workouts available on YouTube (that’s right, no gym necessary), but if you’re a …

12 Ways to Make Your Commute a Little More Tolerable

<b>There has to be a better way!</b><p><i>By Claire Hannum</i>, SELF<p><b>1. Learn something new.</b><p>Most major universities offer pre-recorded lectures for free on iTunes! If you're not sure where to start, take a peek at iTunes U, where you'll find a chance to listen to courses at some of the most prestigious schools in …

Ben Watt / Dark Field Illumination - Deep Folk Mixtape 2

Music Production

How the Mediterranean Diet Alone Can Fight Diabetes

There is no ultimate diet, but if there were, the Mediterranean plan would come darn close.<p>Featuring staples like olive oil, nuts and vegetables, the …

How To Add Rigor To Anything

<b>How To Add Rigor To Any Lesson, Unit, Or Assessment</b>by<b> Terry Heick</b>Rigor is a fundamental piece of any learning experience.It is also among the most …

11 Storyboarding Apps To Organize & Inspire Young Writers

<b>11 Storyboarding Apps To Organize & Inspire Young Writers</b><p>For students who dread writing class, a blank page can look a lot like a ten-foot monolith; …

Wisdom from a MacArthur Genius: Psychologist Angela Duckworth on Why Grit, Not IQ, Predicts Success

Creative history brims with embodied examples of why the secret of genius is doggedness rather than “god”-given talent, from the case of young Mozart’s upbringing to E. B. White’s wisdom on writing to Chuck Close’s assertion about art to Tchaikovsky’s conviction about composition to Neil Gaiman’s …

How Visual Thinking Improves Writing

Moss says writing without fear of consequences is key to developing a writer’s voice. “If you're perfect you are guaranteed to not write a thing,” …

Ten Most Popular Educational YouTube Videos in 2013

<b>5. How Old Are Your Ears? (Hearing Test) vis AsapSCIENCE</b><p><b>6. Amazing Facts to Blow Your Mind Pt. 2 vis AsapSCIENCE</b><p><b>7. What If the Sun Disappeared? vis</b> …

The Happy Herbivore Cookbook

• <b>Author:</b> Lindsay S. Nixon<p>Vegan chef of one of the top 50 food blogs on the Web, HappyHerbivore.com, Lindsay Nixon, gives hundreds of thousands of her followers recipes each month, showing that the vegan diet is not only healthy but delicious, too.<p>Now, Nixon combines some of her tastiest recipes in</i> …