Thomas Tait

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The Eternal Power of Miles

<b>SFJazz Collective</b> | The Music of Miles Davis and Original Compositions<p>Annenberg Center, Philadelphia PA<p>April 2<p>The SF Jazz Collective is on a six-week US tour and they into blazed into Philly for a one night only concert playing to an all but full house at the Annenberg Center. Many from Philly’s …

Inside Unheard ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Outtakes: Exclusive First Listen

There’s something magical about hearing <i>Sgt. Pepper</i> outtakes in Studio Two of Abbey Road — the same room where the Beatles made the album. The studio …

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

10 common problems with the HTC One (M8) and how to fix them

The HTC One (M8) is a fantastic smartphone, showcasing HTC’s continued commitment to build quality and design, along with a much improved software experience that packs its fair share of useful features. With top of the line specifications and a lighter Sense UI, performance on this device is …

Teach youngsters music and they will soar

Sadly, a good musical education is often denied to those children who need it most<p>Anyone who watched the Channel 4 documentary Don’t Stop the Music last week (the second instalment screens tonight) could be forgiven for thinking our music education system had fallen apart. We were presented with a …

8 Super-Garlicky Shrimp Dishes

Shrimp goes with garlic like peanut butter goes with jelly. Don’t believe us? Try the duo for yourself with these delicious recipes—all of which are …

Professional Collaboration

Members of the DGN Jazz Ensemble enjoyed the opportunity to collaborate with two of the finest professional musicians in the world today: Fareed …

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

Literature

The 9 Greatest Pumpkin Recipes

You spot a flash of orange out of the corner of your eye. There it is again! Either you really wanta Fanta, you're being followed by a rogue basketball team or...it's fall! You're finally allowed to buy the tiny, adorable day-glo-orange pumpkins from the grocery store and arrange them on your …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Butterscotch Apple Mini Galettes

November 4, 2013<p>We’re talking personal pies. Flat little freeform pies that are full of charm. They’re casual and fancy at the same time. And you can …

Pie

11 Recipes That Will Change How You Cook Forever

You might think you make these 11 basic recipes well, but we have some game-changing tips that will make them even better<p>We admit it: There are some things we still don't know how to make. But there are also things that people think they make well that they actually completely ruin. Like scrambled …

Cooking

33 Best New Android Apps From The Last 2 Weeks (8/13/13 - 8/26/13)

Article Contents<p>Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications, games, and live wallpapers that went live in the Play Store or were …

Unlock Chromecast's incognito mode to keep your browser history clean

Chromecast is a pretty neat little gadget, but there are some things you might not want showing up in your browser history -- we'll leave it to your imagination as to what those things might be. With that in mind, the folks at <i>Android Central</i> have put together a brief walkthrough to explain how to …

Best floating apps for serious multitasking on Android [August 2013]

One of Android’s best features that make it an incredibly powerful mobile OS is the ability to multitask with apps. However, since most of these apps …

Hands-on with Microsoft’s Office Mobile for Android

It's nearly identical to the recent iOS release—except it won't play on tablets.<p>Following up on its release of an Office app for Apple iOS devices, …

How to block a phone number on your Android phone

Shutterstock<p>Keeping in touch with family and friends has become easier and faster thanks to our Android smartphones. However, not all people who can contact us through our mobile phones are people that we love and cherish. Some are spammers, annoying strangers, telemarketers, or other unwanted …

Chromecast review (video)

At Google’s Breakfast with Sundar Pichai event in San Francisco the other day, we expected to hear at least something on the Nexus 7 and Android 4.3, but the Chromecast was a little more surprising. It’s a $35 dongle that basically turns your TV into a Google TV or Smart TV, but in a way that …

Living Rooms

New “Chromecast,” a $35 HDMI dongle to get video streams to your TV

Google's latest device lets you throw video to your TV from other devices.<p>Google announced a new device, dubbed Chromecast, at a press event in San …

Watch A Mind-Blowing Visualization Of 'The Rite Of Spring'

Composer, pianist and software engineer Stephen Malinowski has created one brilliant solution to an age-old problem: how to communicate and understand what's going on in a piece of music, particularly if you don't know standard musical notation. Over the course of some forty years, he's honed what …