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Want to Raise Your IQ? Neuroscience Says to Take Up This Easy Habit

It's probably not what you think, but it's scientifically demonstrated to improve how you think.<p>Most of us think of IQ as a fixed thing, like an SAT score. You take a test, they tell you how smart you are, and that's that.<p>Turns out that's wrong.<p>Neuroscience is demonstrating that brain functioning …

humanbrain

4. Sans Soleil (1983)

As far as documentaries are concerned, Sans Soleil is a true original.<p>It's hard to pin down what, exactly, Chris Marker's insanely creative motion …

Walrus Audio promises "symphonic gusts of sound" from Luminary Quad Octave Generator guitar effects pedal

<b>For its latest stompbox, Walrus Audio has pointed its toneful tusks towards polyphonic pitch-shifting with the Luminary Quad Octave Generator.</b><p>A …

A Stanford dean on adult skills every 18-year-old should have

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the skills every 18 year old needs?</i> <i>Answer by Julie Lythcott-Haims, Author of NYT bestseller How to Raise an Adult; former Stanford dean; podcast host.</i><p>1. An 18-year-old must be able to talk to strangers<p>Faculty, deans, advisers, landlords, store …

Quora

8 easy ways to speed up your Mac

We all know a Mac is the best computer. It’s the most reliable, the least fuss and usually the most snappy. But, as with all computers, the trusty Macintosh can also become sluggish after a while.<p>In today’s <i>Cult of Mac</i> video, we’re going to show you eight easy, useful tips to speed up your Mac.<p>Speed …

Helicopter Parenting Has Given Birth To A Generation of Entitled Victims

Overparenting is widely recognized as a problematic approach to raising kids. For nearly a decade, studies have shown how the rise of the "helicopter parent" has been worsening children's anxiety and school performance in the K-12 years. Now we're witnessing what happens when the overparented child …

How One Man Found Inner F*cking Peace Creating Profanity-Filled Guided Meditations

Jason Headley, creator of “F*ck That: An Honest Meditation,” tells Co.Create about turning a private joke into a video, app, and now a book.<p>The same thing happens every time I meditate, and I don’t mean total spiritual enlightenment. Instead, random thoughts drift in and out of my head unbidden, …

Revealed: The simple ‘40-second’ secret to boost your memory

If your memory constantly lets you down, here’s a simple technique that may just be the answer to your problems (if you don’t forget it).<p>It’s known as the drawing effect and will help you remember and recall information more easily in less than 40 seconds, according to a new study.<p>While Sherlock …

Guitar Essentials: How to Cure Your Weak Pinkie in Half an Hour | VIDEO + TAB

If you’re like most guitarists, your pinkie is probably the weakest of your digits.<p>But your little finger isn’t going to get strong on its own. You …

Electric Guitar

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50 documentaries you need to see

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p><b>The Texan director’s feature debut, The Act of Killing (2012), and its follow-up, The</b> …

Non-fiction

9 Mental Habits That Can Make You Feel Bitter

Over the course of our lives, we run across all types of people—and the fact that we're prone to classifying them as "types" shows just how much we …

These Are the Most Inspirational Videos Ever Made

These 13 videos will motivate and inspire you to succeed no matter where you are in your journey.<p>Last week, I posted the most motivational books ever written. Today, I'm posting videos that will inspire and motivate you each time you watch them. Enjoy!<p>1. <i>Dream</i><p>In order to achieve great things, you …

Motivation

The Russian Idol Three Times as Old as the Pyramids

New carbon dating places Siberia’s Shigir Idol at 11,000 years old, more than three times as old as Stonehenge and the Pyramids—but scientists are …

10 Excellent Google Drive Apps Teachers Should Try This School Year

August 28, 2015<br>Here is another back-to-school goodie for teachers. This is basically a selection of some of the best educational Google Drive apps to …

Conductr 2 – Intuitive iPad Controller for Ableton Live and Traktor

It's been a while since my last review of Conductr and since then it's really grown up. The initially four modules for Ableton Live were expanded …

A new song writing app: Tin Pan (Rhythm)

Once again, my friend Paul Shimmons has posted about a new app before I have…this time, about Tin Pan (affiliate link), an app that was released on …

Guns N’ Roses’ “Sweet Child O’ Mine” comes under plagiarism charges

The authenticity of one of rock ‘n’ roll’s most iconic songs has come under question. Recently, Australian music website Max TV uncovered the …

Music

Has the Mystery Finally Been Solved?

The <i>Venus de Milo</i>, an enigma carried down through the ages, has given us plenty to speculate about. Considering the imagery and scenarios that have …

From oboe to Elbow: why orchestras are changing their tune

It’s an odd sort of theatre. The stage is full of people, men and women. They wear a sort of uniform, men one style, women another. They hold musical instruments, which they play as directed by a figure at the front of the stage. Their focus is on him – and it usually is a him – never us; we have …

Learning French Is Not as Hard as You Think

There are more than a few ways for you to learn a language. No best way exists; if that is what you are after. What works for you will depend …

Language Learning

How the Rich Stole Jazz Music

You can still find the cream of New Orleans music at the city’s Jazz and Heritage Festival, but critics say high ticket prices keep most of the …

7 Steps To Enable A Creative Culture

Building a creative team – and nurturing the creativity of individuals — is an art and a science. Here in the SAP Design and Co-Innovation Center, we have made it our mission to foster creativity that sparks innovation. Here are seven practical steps to cultivate creativity in your</b> …

3-D Printers Bring Historic Instruments Back To The Future

In a recital hall at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, a group of musicians got together to play Jean-Baptiste Singelée's 1857 quartet for saxophones on some very old, very special instruments.<p>"This is an Adolphe Sax saxophone, from the mid-1860s," says Robert Howe, who collects antique wind …

The World Music Education of Philip Glass

It was 1964 when the young Philip Glass found himself in Paris. He was on a Fulbright scholarship to study with the revered pedagogue Nadia Boulanger. It was a career move carefully planned. Glass wanted to be a composer and he knew Boulanger's rigorous lessons in traditional Western harmony and …

The Case Against Buzzing

Buzzing seems to be a divisive topic in the brass world. Some consider it an absolute necessity. Others say it’s useless. Although the title of this …

Flute

Coffee Etiquette Around the World - Infographic

Coffee Etiquette Around the World: Proper Ways to Enjoy This Popular Beverage in 8 Different Countries [Infographic]<p>Coffee, one of the most popular …