Mauricio Rams

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Björk's Mournful Melodies Thrill in Orchestral Arrangements at Disney Hall

The work charts Björk’s attempts to deal with the fallout from a breakup with her former longtime romantic partner, American fine artist Matthew …

Björk

Jiří Bělohlávek: 10 of his finest recordings

Bělohlávek's legacy is built on benchmark recordings of Martinů, Dvořák, Suk and Janáček<p><b>Suk</b> A Summer's Tale. Prague<p><b>BBC Symphony Orchestra / Jiří</b> …

Piano

How two companies hooked customers on rarely used products

Larry Page, CEO of Alphabet (the company formerly known as Google), has a quirky way of deciding which companies he likes. It’s called “The Toothbrush Test.” According to the New York Times, when Page looks at a potential company to acquire, he wants to know if the product is, like a toothbrush, …

Power-Jazz Trio Harriet Tubman on Creating Two Decades of Freedom Music

Of New York City’s avant-garde jazzhead survivors, John Zorn bassist/composer William Parker and pianist Matt Shipp are its ever-present kingpins, …

13 questions to ask before redesigning a website

To create the perfect website redesign, you'll often want to start afresh. However, you risk losing useful elements and throwing the baby out with …

Web Design

11 ways to stop clients asking for endless revisions

As a designer or creative director, you've probably had the experience of working with a client who repeatedly asks for revisions with no end in …

Management

Seven science-backed tips for forming habits that stick

Banishing bad habits and converting them to good ones is not easy. As Mark Twain once wrote, “Habit is habit, and not to be flung out the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs one step at a time.” But how do we coax the bad habit down the stairs and out the door while encouraging the new one up …

Mark Twain

The Four-Letter Code to Selling Just About Anything

What makes things cool?<p>Several decades before he became the father of industrial design, Raymond Loewy boarded the SS <i>France</i> in 1919 to sail across the Atlantic from his devastated continent to the United States. The influenza pandemic had taken his mother and father, and his service in the French …

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6 Genre-Bending Artists Fusing Jazz with Electronic Music

What is jazz to you? Is it the slightly irregular rhythms? The familiar sound of an upright bass? Or is it the freedom to interpret and improvise? …

Electronic Music

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Stephen King short story competition winner: Wild Swimming by Elodie Harper

A reservoir in Lithuania leads wild swimmer Chrissie to some deep and very dark revelations, as she writes to her friend in the story that Stephen King judged our winner<p>News: Stephen King picks winner of short story competition<p><b>From: porpoise1swimit@gmail.com</b><p><b>To: barflysuse@gmail.com</b><p><b>Date: 29 May</b> …

Stephen King

Hear All Three of Jack Kerouac’s Spoken-World Albums: A Sublime Union of Beat Literature and 1950s Jazz

At the epicenter of three explosive forces in 1950s America—the birth of Bebop, the spread of Buddhism through the counterculture, and Beat …

Literature

5 research-backed ways to tell if someone is lying

We're going to see what the research has to say on detecting lies, avoiding deception and more. And this is the industrial strength package. We'll look at how to avoid being deceived by the pros in this arena: con artists.<p>To get the real answers, I called an expert. Maria Konnikova is a …

Psychology

Conductor Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla lights up the San Diego Symphony with sparkling sonics

By promoting assistant conductor Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla to associate conductor next year, the<p>Los Angeles Philharmonichopes to hang on, at least for a little while, to a rising star. That little while is all it can hope for. Word is out, and orchestras in the market for a music director have begun the …

Life on the Line: A Telephone Conversation With Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu is a messenger, a medium, a macrocosm. As humanity toils from day-to-day, she is channeling the longview, seeing the continuum of mankind on an elongated timeline. She isn’t especially tuned into current events. Her awareness spans past, present, future.<p>Her latest signal, a mixtape …

Living Rooms

NPR Music's 50 Favorite Albums Of 2015

This is how we listen: Take 12 months, a few thousand albums and pan for gold. We sift for works that are definitive and for sounds or songs that cross boundaries, make connections, teach us something new. We allow ourselves to be swept away, to be seduced, to be fooled by a good new trick or an …

Aretha Franklin

Pete Tong & Kingstown - I Lost My Mind

Entertainment

Essential Secrets of Psychotherapy : Change or Acceptance?

What is the ultimate goal of psychotherapy?<p>Let's start with a simple word association experiment: When you think about <i>psychotherapy</i>, what is the <i>first</i> …

Psychology

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Eric Belousov is a Russian designer and founder of the influential and experimental poster collective Ostengruppe.<p>——————–<p>Also worth viewing:<p>Follow us …

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The primary goal of our product is to help Mexican-American families begin to bridge the educational gap their children face when entering</b> …

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Charming illustrations from French illustrator Virginie Morgand.<p>——————–<p>Also worth viewing:<p>Follow us on RSS, Instagram, Pinterest, Wanelo, …

Ámsterdam y los burdeles

<i>“Ni se me ocurre que la prostitución debería ser ilegal”</i>.<br>—Mujer joven, residente de Ámsterdam1<p>Los Países Bajos tienen mucho tiempo de tolerar la …