Daragh Martin

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Sampling and Composing with Found Objects – The Andrew Huang Challenge

Found sound compositions in the style of Andrew Huang<i>This article has been written by a guest author. If you’re an educator or music industry</i> …

Music Production

4 Things All Project-Based Learning Teachers Should Do

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The Post

11 TED Talks that show how strange and mysterious the human mind really is

Even psychologists and neuroscientists are often stumped by why we think and behave the way we do.<p>Some of those researchers have appeared on the TED stage to talk about the questions that keep them up at night. The following 11 talks — on topics like decision-making, happiness, and our concept of …

4 Ways to Become 1% More Mindful Each Day

<i>Little strokes fell great oaks.” –Benjamin Franklin</i>When I opened my eyes this morning, I looked over at the corner of the room and took a deep …

Mindfulness

"As if by magic....the shopkeeper appeared."

On my radar: Carrie Brownstein’s cultural highlights

Born in Seattle, Carrie Brownstein studied sociolinguistics at Olympia College in Washington, centre of riot grrrl, the feminist art movement. There she founded rock band Sleater-Kinney in 1994 with Corin Tucker. They worked with several drummers before finding Janet Weiss in 1996, and released …

Books

This Video Breaks Down the Earth's Geological History

From the formation of continents to the creation of mountain ranges, it took Earth a long time to get where it is today. Leave it to SciShow to …

Games or Worksheets: Is there really a question about the choice?

I work part time with gifted elementary students at two Title 1 schools where most of the students qualify for free or reduced lunches; and where …

tamburina:

Moebius

At MoMA, Revolutionary Russian Art Provides a Roadmap for Artistic Dissent

MoMA is tracing the history of artistic movements in Russia from 1912 to 1930.<p>As revolutionary political ideas were surfacing in early 20th-century Russia, an equally rebellious atmosphere was infiltrating the country’s artistic corridors. This period gets explored in the Museum of Modern Art’s new …

6 Powerful Learning Strategies You MUST Share with Students

Interview with Megan Smith and Yana Weinstein ( transcript):<p><b>What does the word “study” mean to you?</b><p>Have you ever told your students to study for a …

The best ever Christmas cocktails

'Tis the season to be jolly so why not get into the festive spirit by throwing a cracking Christmas cocktail party. Go traditional with a super …

“Things to Come” (1936)

“Things to Come” (1936)

William Gibson on individual privacy, governmental secrecy and the future of history

In a thoughtful <i>New York Times</i> editorial, science fiction giant William Gibson mediates on the difference between the privacy that individuals have …

Snowden review – hair-raisingly taut and intense

“The Social Network’s Evil Twin” could be one way of describing Oliver Stone’s expertly made movie: a tense, taut drama with heart-stopping moments – Stone’s best since his 90s paranoia thrillers Nixon and JFK. It’s based on the story of Edward Snowden, the US intelligence analyst who in 2013 went …

Surveillance

NASA has shared its massive GIF archive with Pinterest and GIPHY

NASA's been making a concerted effort over the past year to share its enormous archive of images and video with the internet. Last October, the agency teamed up with Flickr to feature thousands of Apollo era mission pictures. Thursday, NASA once again opened its vault -- this time to unload …

The 66 Best Tracks of 2016

From disco screamers to candy-paint EDM nightmares.<p>Illustration by Dana Kim<p>Despite occasionally feeling like a trip through a dishwasher filled with swamp water, 2016 managed to cough up a handful of musical gems from the murk. This was not a year for muted introspection, but for throwing back your …

The 10 Best Foreign-Language Scifi Movies of the Last 10 Years

Lots of incredible science fiction movies are made outside America, though many of those movies—like next year’s French production <i>Valerian and the</i> …

5 Books Bill Gates Says You Should Read Over The Holidays

From David Foster Wallace on tennis to sly statement about Trump, some great reading recommendations (or gift ideas) from the world’s leading philanthropist.<p>When he’s not eradicating polio and pushing his billionaire friends to give away their fortunes, Bill Gates is reading interesting books and …

Bill Gates

These 450 NASA GIFs will keep you amazed for hours

When NASA isn’t sending spacecraft into the great unknown or snapping jaw-dropping photos of Saturn, apparently the agency spends its free time …

GIF Animations

Welcome to the age of anger

The seismic events of 2016 have revealed a world in chaos – and one that old ideas of liberal rationalism can no longer explain<p>The election of Donald Trump as president of the United States is the biggest political earthquake of our times, and its reverberations are inescapably global. It has fully …

Political Science

Self-Control Is Just Empathy With Your Future Self

The same part of the brain that allows us to step into the shoes of others also helps us restrain ourselves.<p>You’ve likely seen the video before: a stream of kids, confronted with a single, alluring marshmallow. If they can resist eating it for 15 minutes, they’ll get two. Some do. Others cave …

Guitar Essentials: Three Pentatonic Exercises Every Guitarist Should Know

0<p>SHARES<p><b>PHOTO: Gabriel Pollard | Flickr Creative Commons (cropped)</b><p>Pentatonics are the basis for most of every guitarist’s lead work, whether you play …

The Genius of Paul McCartney’s Bass Playing in 7 Isolated Tracks

In many a musical situation, one can communicate an entire playing style in a name. When it comes to the bass—in pop music, at least—one of the …

Guitar

The Soviet Union collapsed overnight. Don’t assume western democracy will last for ever

The liberal order could fall apart just as suddenly as the USSR. If we want it to survive, we have to learn from what happened in Russia<p>Below the medieval citadel in Kazan, two vast frozen rivers turn the landscape white. On a Saturday afternoon there are a few hardy locals shuffling through the …

Russia