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.
Why Did Donald Trump Get Elected? Ask the Bees
Opinion: The way bees choose their nests offers important lessons about how humans elect presidents.
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.
E-Cigs' Inconvenient Truth: It's Much Safer to Vape
In applying the same tactics used to demonize tobacco, are anti-smoking advocates and regulators missing out on a chance to save millions of lives?
What Teen Girls Should Eat to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk
Changing one's diet, even from a young age, can make a big difference
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
How to Get the Best Care From the Hospital Nursing Staff
How and why hospital patients and families should cultivate a good relationship with the nursing staff
That 'Blood' In Your Meat Isn't What You Think It Is
It's not exactly pleasant, though.
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."
Want to Know How the Cops Actually Trace a Gun?
It happens here, in a massive West Virginia building, in the most absurd way possible.