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Diet, Nutrition and Exercise Simplified - 9 Steps to Make You Lose Weight Easily!

Are you tired of reading diet books or exercise books that are hundreds of pages long with even more pages worth of recipes or workout routines? I …

All About Jazz

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John Yao: Flip-Flop

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Rand Paul ends Q&A when pressed on GOP voters' views on race and policing

The Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul walked out of a live interview with the Guardian on Friday, in his third testy exchange with a journalist since launching his campaign for president three days ago.<p>The Kentucky senator abruptly ended the interview when he was pressed over whether his …

Government

Source: Jets trade for WR Marshall

The Chicago Bears have agreed to trade wide receiver Brandon Marshall to the New York Jets, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.<p>The trade, …

The 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Theme Song Will Be Stuck In Our Heads All Weekend

There's a lot to love about Netflix's new comedy from Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt." Aside from Ellie Kemper's sunny demeanor, Jane Krakowski's absurdity and the entire premise that Kemper is a former cult member reintroduced into society, its theme song is already stuck …

How to create digital floor plans

After several years, you may decide it's time to rearrange your home so it can feel like a new place. Depending on how large and heavy your furniture is, you don't want to start moving it around without a plan for where everything is going to end up. That's when a digital floor plan creator can …

Outdoor Spaces

Kenny Wheeler Jazz Master Class Remembered

<b>New England Conservatory's Jazz Studies Department Chair Ken Schaphorst remembers a Kenny Wheeler master class at the school.</b><p><i>Kenny Wheeler described</i> …

Satoko Fujii Orchestra New York: Shiki

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Jazz

Darius Jones, Matthew Shipp, Cosmic Leider: The Darkseid Recital

You take two players of real breadth, stature, improvisational genious maybe, and you put them together. What will be the result? Sometimes you can't …

Terry Riley at Federal Hall: Avant Garde Icon at the Top of His Game

Staging Friday night’s Terry Riley concert in the round at Federal Hall on Wall Street was a brilliant idea, making full use of the space’s …

THE GIG

My editor at <i>JazzTimes</i>, the fearless Evan Haga, saw the Joel Harrison 19 on Wednesday night, the night after I did. Seems like he caught more of a …

Poll: If digital audio is so great, why didn't it kill the LP?

Even the most die-hard LP fans concede its many flaws, so why didn't the LP fade away a few years after the CD was introduced?<p>There's no sense denying vinyl's imperfections. First there are the noise issues -- pops, clicks, and rumble -- and they all get a little worse every time you play an LP. …

What to do when Disk Utility shows inconsistent errors with drives

Sometimes OS X's Disk Utility may show errors with a drive when it's run from one location, but will describe the drive as perfectly healthy when run from another.<p>Disk Utility's format- and partition-checking routines can be run from various locations in OS X, such as within the main boot drive, …

Write Something(Composition Exercises I )

<i>Sure, I went to Queens College. I got my Master's Degree in Jazz. What's it to ya? Anyway, in addition to one semester of piano study with Ted</i> …

How to keep your Mac running in tip-top shape

When you use your new Mac for the first time, the fresh OS installation and new configuration will have the responsiveness and speed that's intended by Apple. For the most part, this should continue throughout the life of the system. However, as with any system, there are times when you may …

Operating Systems

Best Samsung Galaxy S4 cases

Looking for a new case for your GS4? Here are CNET's current top choices.<p><b>Editors' note:</b> This post was updated December, 2013, with two new products from Lifeproof and Seido.<p>iPhone owners have always had a variety of cases and covers to choose from, but the Samsung Galaxy S3 and S4 are among the few …

The Hayhurst Composition Project

A few years ago, I began volunteering to teach music at Hayhurst, my daughter's school, hoping to fill the gap left by the unfortunate fact that they …

Amazon Releases 'Cloud Drive Photos' App for iPhone

Amazon today launched <i>Amazon Cloud Drive Photos</i>, an iOS app designed to give Amazon Cloud users a way to access, view, and manage cloud photos from the iPhone.<p>With the app, users can both upload iPhone photos to their accounts and browse existing photos. Photos can be queued for download and …

THE GIG

THE GIG

Reno Jazz Festival 2013

Last weekend, I flew to Reno, Nevada. No, I didn't go to gamble or see Sawyer Brown in concert. (Anybody remember Sawyer Brown? Winners of Star …

Notebook Refresh to Be Highlight of WWDC, Non-Retina MacBook Pro to Continue?

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has issued a new report forecasting that the product highlight of Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), which kicks off on June 10, will be the introduction of new models of the company's MacBook Pro and MacBook Air lines based on Intel's latest Haswell …