Sandra D King

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24 ways to be happier according to a happiness guru

AT HOME • You are less happy if you spend all your time clock-watching, so try to allow some flexibility in your diary; e.g. schedule in some free …

Happiness

4 Beauty Tips for Black Women.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) When it comes to hair and makeup, there are all kinds of tips out there. It’s actually really cool because knowing that there are …

The 44 best Android games of 2018

Storytelling

“Why Doesn’t My Band Sound Better?” Top 10 Band Rehearsal Mistakes

Many band directors are frustrated by sub-par performances from their ensembles and mistakenly blame their students. My 33 years of conducting and …

Brain Scans Identify What Song You're Listening to Without Hearing It

So much for private listening sessions.<p>No matter how emphatically a person bobs their head or hums along to the music in their headphones, you can …

Why do certain songs make you feel good?

You know the feeling. You're driving along, and a favorite tune comes on the radio. Immediately, it causes a warm feeling to wash over you. What's up …

New Study: Any Musical Instrument Improves the Audio and Motor Connectivity in the Brain

Playing an instrument all through life enhances the association between the hearing territory and the motor zone, as uncovered by the investigation …

Illinois Teen Launches Music Foundation to Make Music Education Accessible to All

Ashley Singh, a 16-year-old Indian American student and a talented singer, launched a non-profit organization, Ashley’s Music Foundation, Feb. 11 in …

Virtual reality and hypnosis are Matt Mullican's choice art tools - Interview Magazine

“Before each performance, I always say that it could be my last,” says Mullican, who requires weeks or months to recover. “It gets worse as I get …

Why Your LinkedIn Profile Could Be Killing Your Professional Chances of Success

Whether you like it or not, your LinkedIn profile has become a regular part of potential clients (or employers) looking you up on online. Here's how to make sure it shines.<p>You may have set your LinkedIn profile up years ago and then promptly forgotten about it.<p>If so, you're putting your personal …

Augmenting Reality to Inspire Exploration

At UC Davis, a high-tech sandbox offers a preview of what to expect in the classroom of the future, where learning happens in all dimensions.<p>The future of education rests in using technology, such as augmented reality (AR), to help bring concepts to life. To augment reality is to make it greater in …

Augmented Reality

Neil Gorsuch just joined a long list of people not loyal enough to Donald Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump tends to operate without a set strategy. He is driven, most often, by personal pique. Those tendencies are managed, at times, by his staff, but are never totally eliminated. His personality -- volcanic, unpredictable, bullying -- was the single most important factor …

Donald Trump

Fox News contributor casually claims that the FBI may have planned to kill Donald Trump

Fox News contributors are sort of like human clickbait, with their careers entirely dependent on their ability to regularly get everybody’s attention …

Ten Most Significant World Events in 2017

Last year a lot of people were asking if 2016 was the worst year ever. (It wasn’t.) I haven’t seen anyone making similar claims about 2017, but that …

The Role Food Plays in Anxiety and Inflammation

<i>Our friends at PaleoHacks help us understand the link between anxiety and inflammation.</i><p>Anxiety is one of the most common mental disorders in the …

Anti-Inflammation Diet: Foods That You Should Eat And Avoid

Inflammation – Should we worry?<p>Health advocates are always referring to inflammation, but in actual fact what are they really talking …

Getting 8 Hours of Sleep Will Make You Hate Your Boss Less, According to Neuroscience | Inc.com

You've just been hired. You'll be working closely with your boss for the first few weeks of your first assignment, and you've heard he can be a nightmare to work with, one-on-one. What is the single most effective thing you can both do, to make sure you get along? According to a new study, the …

Emotional Intelligence

7 tips for overcoming public speaking jitters

I don’t know a single person, even a seasoned professional speaker, who doesn’t get at least a few nervous butterflies before they speak. But I’m …

Michael Phelps Isn't a Natural Public Speaker--This Brain Training Tactic Boosts His Confidence Onstage | Inc.com

You may have heard of an abundance or a growth mindset. You may have even adopted some tactics of business leaders with strong mindsets, such as exercising or working with coaches. But what mindsets combat the fears associated with performances in front of an audience?<p>Similarly to speakers, …

TED Talks

This Is Why Your Brain Hates Public Speaking So Much

Early humans were hunter-gatherers, not orators.<p>You’re often nervous when it’s your turn to get up to speak. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a packed auditorium or a small conference room with less than a dozen colleagues: your palms sweat, your mouth feels dry, and your heart races.<p>This type of …

VR, AR Developers Move Away From Mobile To Higher-End Systems

Virtual reality experiences may be shifting from mobile-based platforms to higher-end systems.<p>That is one of the shifts compared to last year …

3D display technology promises to ease eye strain in VR and AR

While we're seeing some exciting leaps forward in virtual reality and augmented reality right now, the human body is still adjusting to these types …

So THIS is What "Mixed Reality" Can Do

Pushing the boundaries of interactive projection mapping<p>VR, AR, MR: It seems certain our future will be filled with [something]-reality, and my guess …

Augmented Reality

Experts weigh in on how 5G could change the world

The promise of 5G includes faster internet, greater mobile connectivity for businesses, and the ability to take futuristic digital experiences like VR and AR mainstream. With such limitless potential, the question becomes just how 5G will change the way people use their devices.<p>To find out what’s …

Entrepreneurship

SpaceX is even landing rockets in augmented reality

An ARKit demo brings the Falcon 9 to the backyard<p>Developer Tomás Garcia has a few of the more notable augmented reality demos since ARKit, Apple’s augmented reality tool, was released earlier this month. But his newest one is the most impressive yet. Standing in the backyard of his office, Garcia …

Augmented reality is already changing the way big companies do business

But we're on the cusp of something that could represent an even bigger transformation in computing: augmented reality.<p>Augmented reality, or AR, overlays digital images on top of views of the the real world. And it's something that many in the tech industry, including the head honchos at Microsoft, …

Augmented Reality

Apple’s AR is closer to reality than Google’s

Google's Tango is about the future whereas Apple's ARKit is about the present<p>Apple has often been accused of acting like it invented things that others have been doing for years. That complaint is not without merit, however Apple can lay claim to <i>transforming</i> existing things into mainstream …

The state of virtual reality

Microsoft, Sony, Valve, Ready at Dawn all have games in the works<p>One could argue that the age of virtual reality kicked-off during last year's Game Developers Conference, an event that nearly coincided with the launch of two of the technology's most important head-mounted displays in recent …

Senate Obamacare repeal on brink of defeat

At least four Republicans could oppose a key procedural vote to call up the bill. And the party remains deeply divided after a CBO report estimating 22 million fewer Americans would have insurance under the plan.<p>Senate Republicans’ Obamacare repeal effort is on track to blow up before it even gets …

Health Care

Anthony Kennedy retirement watch at a fever pitch

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Justice Anthony Kennedy, the man who so often determines the outcome of the most controversial Supreme Court cases, is himself the center of brewing speculation.<p>Will he stay or will he go?<p>The rumors have swirled for months and the 80-year-old justice has done nothing either …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg