Darryl Brooks

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Vince Clarke’s Introduction To The Buchla Modular Synthesizer

Synth pop pioneer <b>Vince Clarke</b> (Depeche Mode, Yaz and Erasure) is known for his massive synth collection – but he admits that he know nothing about</b> …

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40-nation summit plans next moves against Islamic State

WASHINGTON — An unprecedented 40-nation summit on combating the Islamic State focused Thursday on bolstering the military campaign against the extremist group and countering propaganda it spreads to recruit fighters from around the world.<p>“We are engaged in a historic effort,” Secretary of State …

Google shows what Tango is capable of in 3 new videos

Google’s Tango (formerly Project Tango) is certainly a cool concept, and it’s been making a ton of improvements throughout the last few years. Certain forms of augmented reality can be done with pretty much any Android device with a camera, but Tango takes AR to a completely new level with 3D …

The 10 best synthesizers and keyboards of 2015

10. Roland Boutique JP-08<p>We can finally reveal the best synthesizers and keyboards of 2015, as voted by you.<p>What they say<p>“The legendary JUPITER-8 …

Synthesizers

What’s the Best New Synthesizer or Keyboard of 2015?

2015 has been an amazing year for new synthesizer introductions. At the 2015 NAMM Show, there were dozens of interesting new synth introductions – …

Synthesizers

3 search sites that don't track you like Google does

When you need to get information or find something online, chances are you go to Google. But while Google is great at Web searches, it’s hardly stellar when it comes to privacy. It saves your search history, scans your Gmail, tracks your location, keeps everything you say to “OK Google,” and a lot …

Roland's 'Boutique' synth line leaks, ratchets up the nostalgia

Roland may have already teased its upcoming 'Boutique' line of synthesizers, but thanks to a leak, we now have a lot more info. The trio of instruments offers modern takes on the classic Jupiter 8, Juno 106 and JX-3P synths with the JP-08, JU-06 and JX-03. Of course, this isn't the first time …

iPhone 6S And iPhone 6S Plus: 11 Important New Features

They are nearly here. On September 9th Apple will formally announce the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus, the successors to the most successful iPhones in history. And thanks to a myriad of leaks we know have a very clear picture of the changes Apple will make, along with some disappointments.<p>Let’s …

Mobile Technology

Arrieta settles back into routine after no-no

CHICAGO -- Jake Arrieta planned to take part in a "spoxing" charity event at Wrigley Field on Thursday, then do his regular workout and maybe go for …

Baseball

National Congress of American Indians takes the fight over racist sports mascots to Twitter

The largest Native American interest group began a new campaign this week aimed at fighting stereotypes and pushing back against the use of racist names and mascots for sports teams. The campaign comes from the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) in partnership with Change the Mascot, and …

Anchor quits: I can't be part of network 'that whitewashes' Putin's actions

Another member of state-funded Russia Today made waves on Wednesday -- not by standing behind Moscow, as the news network is wont to do, but by bucking it.<p>From the anchor chair, Liz Wahl closed a show -- as seen in video which she later tweeted -- talking about the "ethical and moral challenges" …

Make 20 Cheap, Healthy Meals from Pantry Staples with This Chart

This graphic is like a cookbook in flowchart form. With it, you'll learn how to make many different, inexpensive dishes using common pantry …

How Junk Food Affects The Body, Part 2

<i>Erika’s Note: If you’re a subscriber, you’re going to want to visit the page to check out this video… trust me.</i><p>Some quotes to keep your ears peeled …

How Junk Food Affects The Body, Part 1

<i>Erika’s Note: If you’re a subscriber, you’re going to want to visit the page to check out this video… trust me.</i><p>I’m not a junk foodie anymore. I mean, …

Get up! Study says sedentary time means less ability in everyday life

It's not enough for people to get regular moderate exercise as they age. Researchers say it's also important not to spend the rest your time sitting too much.<p>In fact, for every hour of sedentary behavior, the odds were 46% greater that people older than 60 would have some disability in ordinary …

These 10 Simple Recipes Will Remind You What Real Food Tastes Like

2013 was a confusing year in fancy foods trends. Your ramen was broth-less, your chicken charred and your burger had a whole new bun. Once again, a new year is upon us and with it the prospect of infinitely complex food choices.<p>Or, maybe not.<p>Chances are, if you’re anything like us, you miss the …

Skip Ordering Takeout and Make These Chicken Tacos Instead!

For an excuse-proof plan to avoid ordering takeout, make the mango salsa ahead of time, buy pre-shredded cabbage, and put the chicken in the fridge to marinate the night before. With a little bit of prep work, home-cooked dinner has never been quicker!<p>Charred Chicken Avocado Tacos<p>2 boneless, …

Recipes

To-Go Food for Flights from SFO?

Departing out of SFO and want to pick up something in downtown San Francisco to eat on your flight? One good option is a stop at the International …

Dinner Tonight: Sautéed Salmon With Potatoes and Creamy Anchovy Sauce

My wife was not looking forward to this one. That's to put it mildly. Salmon with anchovy sauce and boiled potatoes? Even writing it out sounds strange. But trust me, it somehow all works beautifully together. Even my wife cleaned her plate.<p>So where did this come from? Consider this a combination …

Shrimp Etouffee Recipe - Spicy Creole/Cajun Shrimp Sauce on Rice - Frozen Shrimp Tips

Chicken Soup for the Chilly Soul: 20 Comforting, Warm Recipes

Try one of these comforting chicken soups, from classic chicken noodle to khao soi.<p><b>Like sweaters, chicken soup is a warm, wintry comfort.</b> Chicken soup, however, is infinitely tastier. Check out our wildly different takes on chicken soup in the slideshow, and decide which style you're going for …

Cook The Ultimate Chicken Soup

Kick the canned crap out of your kitchen!<p>Some foods possess magical powers. A really great steak can somehow make you feel like more of a man. A peak-season tomato can transport you to summers past. And a bowl of chicken soup can simultaneously reinforce and refresh you.<p>If your diet has taken a …

Here Are All The Movies Netflix Is Adding On Jan. 1

New year, new ways to kill time on your couch.<p>Last week, Reddit's r/NetflixBestOf posted a list of the 89 films Netflix is purging from its instant streaming service at the start of the new year. While it's true that a lot of classics (as well as some awesomely bad films) will be expiring at …

Foods That Make You Feel Better

How to fight colds, heartburn, joint pain, allergies, and other ailments by choosing the right food.

Go On, Lose It! Popular Weight Reduction App Gains New Features In Time For New Year

The popular weight reduction app Lose It! has just been updated to version 5.1 with several notable enhancements, promising a better weight loss …

4 Steps to Curing a Headache

Quick tips to send them packing<p>Head pounding? Before you reach for the pain-killers, try these three steps first. Simple solutions could save you from a world of hurt.<p><b>Step 1: Put down your smartphone.</b>A recent study found that people hold their mobiles way too close to their faces when texting or …

30 Fast, New Fat-Burners

Thirty ways to crank up fat metabolism.