Ryan McCarthy

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Watch Music Bring Back Memories for Alzheimer's Patients

How songs can help people whose minds are deteriorating.<p>One day in 2006, New York social worker Dan Cohen realized that with today's devices, all of his favorite music—he's a fan of '60s rock—is at his fingertips, but he might no longer be able to listen to it if he winds up in a nursing home when …

Systematic killing evidence in Syria just tip of iceberg - aid agencies

International bodies say evidence of execution of 11,000 detainees in regime jails comes from just one area of Syria<p>The cache of evidence smuggled out of Syria showing the "systematic killing" of 11,000 detainees in Syrian jails may only be the tip of the iceberg, international aid agencies have …

Martin Scorsese's Music: An A to Z Guide to the Director's Soundtracks

An alphabetical breakdown of the Oscar winner's sonic legacy, from "Atlantis" to Warren Zevon<p>Early on in Martin Scorsese's latest film, <i>The Wolf of</i> …

Red Guitar

First Tracks

La muralla roja

The eternal question

Pictures of the Week 1.10.14

"Natures Art" ice encased St. Joseph, Michigan Lighthouse

the "floating" torii gate of the Itsukushima Shrine. Torii gates symbolize the transition from the profane to the sacred as you enter a Shinto shrine. it's common practice to stop and bow as you pass under, though I'm really not sure how you'd do that in this case :) (iPhone + slow shutter cam + @litely)

"Everyone concedes that photography is now a medium of exchange as much as a mode of documentation. Able to be instantly disseminated around the globe, a digital snapshot initially functions as a message in the present ('Hey, I'm here right now, looking at this') rather than only as a record of some past moment. This kind of photograph is meant primarily as a means of communication, and the images being sent are as ephemeral as speech, so rarely are they printed and made physical." - Geoffrey Batchen I @tonycross in front of 24 HRS in Photos by Erik Kessels

Hampi temple tower #patternity #patternitrip #india #hampi #temple #ancientpatterns #pattern

Infrared... Illuminati...

Hofskirkja Iceland

Pure joy

4 Ways That IBM’s Watson Could Transform How Humans Think And Make Decisions

Watson may have won Jeopardy, but the supercomputer’s real-world uses–in medicine, education, and beyond–are only now coming into play.<p>Terrell Jones, the founder of Travelocity and the founding chairman of Kayak.com, let the world in on a secret yesterday: “The guy that started the online travel …

The greatest, most underused credit-card perk

Price matching is not a new credit-card perk, but it’s one that consumers often overlook — potentially forgoing hundreds of dollars in holiday …

Personal Finance