Like an actor’s script, a sheet of music instructs a musician on what to play (the pitch) and when to play it (the rhythm). Sheet music may look complicated, but once you've gotten the hang of a few simple elements like notes, bars and clefs, you're ready to rock. Tim Hansen hits the instrumental basics you need to read music.
Physics Says This Is the Best Way to Deal With Hot Coffee
I like my coffee hot, but not too hot. Is it better to leave the lid on and blow, or just take the lid off?
Here's How You Open A Can Of Food Using Only A Spoon
No can opener, no problem.
Trafficked into slavery on Thai trawlers to catch food for prawns
The Thai fishing industry is built on slavery, with men often beaten, tortured and sometimes killed - all to catch 'trash fish' to feed the cheap farmed prawns sold in the west
Why Did Donald Trump Get Elected? Ask the Bees
Opinion: The way bees choose their nests offers important lessons about how humans elect presidents.
How the nation’s largest owner of TV stations helped Donald Trump’s campaign
Sinclair Broadcast Group’s 173 stations across the country stood out for their positive coverage of the Republican nominee.
The 20 Most Bike-Friendly Cities on the Planet
Investment in bicycle infrastructure is a modern and intelligent move. Many cities get this. Many don't.
10 ways to have a better conversation
When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to have conversations -- and that most of us don't converse very well. Celeste Headlee has worked as a radio host for decades, and she knows the ingredients of a great conversation: Honesty, brevity, clarity and a healthy amount of listening. In this insightful talk, she shares 10 useful rules for having better conversations. "Go out, talk to people, listen to people," she says. "And, most importantly, be prepared to be amazed."
To be true healers, physicians need to learn more about nutrition
Many physicians shy away from talking with their patients about nutrition, or find it difficult to do. Avoiding that conversation is costly.
In Trump Country, Renewable Energy Is Thriving
As the Trump administration digs in on coal and oil, numerous Republican-led states are investing in clean energy from the wind and the sun.