Physicist puts Nobel prize medal up for auction | Science | The Guardian
“For Leon Lederman, at 92, the details of the work that went into discovering a subatomic particle have become hazy over the decades. “I don’t have any real stories to tell about it,” he said. “I sit on my deck and look at the mountains.”
Open Music Theory – Open Music Theory
“Open Music Theory is an open-source, interactive, online “text”book for college-level music theory courses. OMT was built on resources authored by Kris Shaffer, Bryn Hughes, and Brian Moseley. It is edited by Kris Shaffer and Robin Wharton, and is published by Hybrid Pedagogy Publishing.
Major funding and technological support (including the building of the technology behind the interactive music notation modules found in this text) came from the team at Trinket.”
reticent – Phocabulary word – Photo Word of the Day to improve and enhance word memory. Beginner, intermediate, advanced words including definition, synonyms, and antonyms.
Found this via a trackback. An interesting idea and easy to make in WordPress.
Nothing To Do With Arbroath: Phone-absorbed man bitten after accidentally stepping on snake
“Tim Malone has been the DJ at Skateland in Chickasha for 20 years. “
Storm rages through woodwind section of Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra – City & Region – The Buffalo News
“Musicians reported more incidents after that, but only one occurred during a concert. Second oboist Kate Estes testified Roy played “extremely under the pitch and very much behind the beat, almost half a beat behind the rest of the orchestra” at a concert in January 2012.
“I didn’t know whether I should play with him or with the orchestra,” Estes said. “I decided to play with the rest of the orchestra. There was no way I could match his pitch level at that point.”
On Feb. 11, 2012, Davis filed an email complaint saying Roy had mimicked her movements during a rehearsal for the Broadway Rocks concert.”
h/t Futility Closet
afragen/github-updater · GitHub
“This WP plugin will update GitHub and Bitbucket hosted plugins and themes”
h/t Mark Luetke
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