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The Best Apps for Making Music with iPad

Miller Puckette, creator of Max and Pure Data platforms and music professor at UC San Diego, spoke at NYU about his work with computer music back in …

Music Production

Heaven help us — George Carlin was right: Donald Trump is America

As a wise comedian says, we must own Trump — he didn’t fall from the sky and, yes, he is a reflection our nation<p>George Carlin was a master comedian, which is to say he was more than funny: He possessed a genius insight into human nature and the workings of our society. Carlin was perhaps most …

Donald Trump

This is the largest playable saxophone in the world, and it sounds brilliantly monstrous

24 January 2018, 13:45<p>The 3m-tall subcontrabass saxophone’s lowest note is just about within the human range of hearing.<p>Enjoy this wonderful video of …

Unity in Art - A Way to Harmonious Visual Solution

November 6, 2016<p>Alias of Ksenija Pantelić<p>Difficult to define but instinctively recognized, <b>unity in art</b> is one of the art’s principles representing …

Art

Your 5 Worst Gluten-Free Mistakes

After experiencing some wacky symptoms, I was recently tested for Celiac disease, and while the report came back negative, I’ve noticed that I do …

iConnectivity Announces mio – The New Rolls Royce of MIDI interfaces?

In our 2016 Muskikmesse live report we anticipated that the iConnectivity guys were working on some new studio-friendly products. We couldn’t say …

Standalone

ScaleGen on the App Store

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.<p>iPad Screenshots<p>Description<p>ScaleGen - the ultimate scale generator and editor!<br>Generate …

Reverse Mortgages: Unintended Consequences

<i>By Jessica Scholes, Staff Attorney, New York Legal Assistance Group</i><p>Shirley, a 79-year-old homeowner, has lived most of her life in the Manhattan home her parents bought over 70 years ago. In 2009, Shirley decided to take out a reverse mortgage, or Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) in order to …

Real Estate

Roli Blocks is an affordable, modular way to make electronic music

British music-gear company Roli is mostly known for its attempts at reimagining the piano. The full-size Seaboard and smaller Seaboard Rise may bear similarities to traditional keyboards, but their rubberized, touch-sensitive buttons let you modulate, pitch-bend and slide between notes in a way …

This video perfectly nails the ridiculousness of learning to read sheet music

26 October 2017, 18:27<p>Perfect for anyone who’s weary of learning when it’s OK to call the notes by their real names.<p>Learning to read music is not a …

iOS 10 tip: Built-in iOS apps you should replace with third-party apps | ZDNet

Mail<p>If you're a Gmail user, then I recommend Inbox by Gmail. However, if you use a different email service -- or you use several -- then I suggest …

Apps

The Scariest Moment in Cinema History

We tackle a big question in advance of Halloween: what cinematic moment is the scariest?<p>As Halloween weekend begins, we know that everyone is …

Horror

5 reasons why your laptop is slow

Learn what might be ailing your laptop and how to speed it back up.<p>If your old laptop is starting to show its age, there can be any number of issues affecting its performance. Here are five likely culprits for why your laptop is running so frustratingly slow and five solutions to return it to its …

Computer Hardware

Ukulele Types Explained [Lessons]

<b>The Guide To</b>: Ukulele's come in all shapes and sizes to suit different styles, tones, and the player's preference. Listed below are the 4 different …

Ukuleles

The most famous residents of New York City's cemeteries - Curbed NY

New York's celebrity contingent doesn't just occupy swanky Upper East Side mansions and cool downtown lofts; if you head to the outer boroughs, you'll find a plethora of famous New Yorkers who have chosen the city as their home … for eternity.<p>A large number of famous folks are buried in NYC's …

Stroke vs. Aneurysm: What is the Difference?

Stroke is a life-threatening medical emergency that affects the brain. Aneurysm may be confused with stroke because an aneurysm in the brain can lead …

Rote learning is essential for a child's education – play isn't, says expert

Traditional approaches to education such as practising rote learning and building pupils' memories are essential to allow for more complex tasks, a …

Ivanka Trump is a person, allegedly

Donald Trump’s beautiful, accomplished daughter seemed the perfect member of a flawed family. The mask has slipped<p>The first time I became aware of Ivanka Trump as an adult and not a line item in Donald Trump’s divorce from her mother, Ivana, was through Jamie Johnson’s 2003 documentary about the …

Donald Trump

Top 5 Must-Have Effects Pedals Under $200

Tony Schreiber, co-founder of Pedal Genie, gives his top 5 picks for the coolest overdrives, wahs, reverbs, choruses and filter pedals for guitar …

Inflammation

Music Education Apps

40 Music Education Apps The use of apps has revolutionized many aspects of music education, and what happens in the classroom. There are apps to help …

Apps

Why a lack of sleep makes us depressed ... and what we can do about it

Historically, insomnia has been thought of as secondary to other disorders such as depression. The idea was that you became depressed – and that your …

The Japanese practice of ‘forest bathing’ is scientifically proven to improve your health

The tonic of the wilderness was Henry David Thoreau’s classic prescription for civilization and its discontents, offered in the 1854 essay <i>Walden: Or, Life in the Woods</i>. Now there’s scientific evidence supporting eco-therapy. The Japanese practice of forest bathing is proven to lower heart rate and …

Immune System

Experts Say If You Don't Have Coeliac Disease A Gluten Free Diet Is Bad For You

Gluten free diets have become the new fad diet, with many celebrities attributing their slim, non-bloated frame to their new-found diet that …

FALSE: European Scientific Journal Concludes 9/11 Was a Controlled Demolition

CLAIM<p>The European Scientific Journal, a peer-reviewed academic publication, concluded that the collapse of the Twin Towers and World Trade Center …

Climbing Mount Kinabalu

We were to climb Mount Kinabalu, the highest mountain in the Malaysian archipelago, and the 20th most prominent in the world. This was the part of …