July 24, 2014

July 24, 2014

July 24, 2014
latimes:

Weird Al Yankovic asks for permission from musicians before including his parodies on an album, but are they always happy with the end results? Our Entertainment section put together this interactive that lets you watch Weird Al videos and explore the original artists’ reactions. (While we’re on the subject, our pop music critic describes Weird Al’s latest as “a stone cold masterpiece,” using criteria he explains in his review.)
Photo: Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times

latimes:

Weird Al Yankovic asks for permission from musicians before including his parodies on an album, but are they always happy with the end results? Our Entertainment section put together this interactive that lets you watch Weird Al videos and explore the original artists’ reactions. (While we’re on the subject, our pop music critic describes Weird Al’s latest as “a stone cold masterpiece,” using criteria he explains in his review.)

Photo: Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times

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Filed under: Weird Al 
July 24, 2014
explore-blog:

Julia Cameron on how to get out of your own way and unblock the “spiritual electricity” of creative flow – a timelessly wonderful read from 1992

explore-blog:

Julia Cameron on how to get out of your own way and unblock the “spiritual electricity” of creative flow – a timelessly wonderful read from 1992

(via npr)

July 24, 2014
"I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity."

— Ulysses S. Grant.

July 23, 2014

July 23, 2014
Wrong-Off

ROFL!!

July 23, 2014
Brain imaging study examines second-language learning skills

neurosciencestuff:

With enough practice, some learners of a second language can process their new language as well as native speakers, research at the University of Kansas shows.

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(Credit: bigstockphoto)

Using brain imaging, a trio of KU researchers was able to examine to the millisecond how the brain…

(Source: news.ku.edu)

July 23, 2014

July 23, 2014

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Filed under: John Green aphorisms 
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