Stan Ng

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Why You Should Buy a Truly Hawaiian Ukulele

Ukulele god Jake Shimabukuro knows exactly what you should bring back from your next trip to the islands.<p>“As the ukulele has reentered pop culture in …

Ukuleles

D'Addario Ukulele Clip On Tuners - REVIEW

Product review time and not an instrument itself in this feature,rather a set of gizmos that no ukulele player is really ever without. Today we are …

Ukuleles

UKE Magazine Awards with Got A Ukulele

For some time now I have talked on Got A Ukulele of my praise for the UK's first and only 'in print' ukulele magazine called UKE Magazine.The reason …

Ukuleles

Kamaka Hawaii celebrates 100 years of handcrafting ukulele

Standing behind the counter of Kamaka Hawaii’s Honolulu store, Fred Kamaka strums through each of the nine <i>ukulele</i> hanging on the wall next to him, …

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Making a Case for Ukulele Cases

It's something in the ukulele world, in fact actually something in the musical instrument world generally that has always made me think.Why don't …

Ukuleles

DIY Drink Umbrellas

<i>Every other week, Anna Hezel talks about the innovations, decorations, and other quiet touches that make a party memorable.</i><p><i>Today: Bring the spirit of Spring Break to your next party with DIY drink umbrellas.</i><p>Whether or not you’ve managed to fit a raucous sunny vacation into your year so far, you …

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

David Perque's answer to Why are swimming pool tiles mostly blue?

People typically choose blue tiles (or plaster) for their pools to <b>match the color that the water reflects</b> as a result of the sky's normal color …

The English Girl

• <b>Author:</b> Daniel Silva<p>Seven days<p>One girl<p>No second chances<p>Madeline Hart is a rising star in Britain's governing party: beautiful, intelligent, driven by an impoverished childhood to succeed. But she is also a woman with a dark secret: she is the lover of Prime Minister Jonathan Lancaster. Somehow, her …

The Cuckoo's Calling

• <b>Author:</b> Robert Galbraith<p>A brilliant debut mystery in a classic vein: Detective Cormoran Strike investigates a supermodel's suicide.<p>After losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is barely scraping by as a private investigator. Strike is down to one client, and creditors are …

Faking It

• <b>Author:</b> Cora Carmack<p>Mackenzie "Max" Miller has a problem. Her parents have arrived in town for a surprise visit, and if they see her dyed hair, tattoos, and piercings, they just might disown her. Even worse, they’re expecting to meet a nice wholesome boyfriend, not a guy named Mace who has a neck …

The Brass Verdict

• <b>Author:</b> Michael Connelly<p>Things are finally looking up for defense attorney Mickey Haller. After two years of wrong turns, Haller is back in the courtroom. When Hollywood lawyer Jerry Vincent is murdered, Haller inherits his biggest case yet: the defense of Walter Elliott, a prominent studio …

Sisterland

• <b>Author:</b> Curtis Sittenfeld<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><p><b>NAMED ONE OF THE BEST NOVELS OF THE YEAR BY <br>Slate • Daily Candy • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • The Guardian (U.K.)</b><p><b>“Novelists get called master storytellers all the time, but Sittenfeld really is one. . . . What might be most strikingly excellent about</b> …