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You Cannot Sing If You Cannot Cook

You Cannot Sing If You Cannot Cook | SwingToWin | Scoop.it

“You cannot sing if you cannot cook!” the Maestro admonished my friend, and together they would set to rolling out miles of linguini blackened with squid ink or fettucini into which they carefully layered fresh herbs.

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Claire Cook’s Passport to Your Next Chapter

Claire Cook’s Passport to Your Next Chapter | SwingToWin | Scoop.it
When do you know it’s that time? Time to tackle your dream, sandwich it between kids, parents, home, work, the craziness of everyday life? Conventional wisdom says if it’s important enough, you’ll make the time.
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First map of the human brain reveals a simple, grid-like structure between neurons | ExtremeTech

First map of the human brain reveals a simple, grid-like structure between neurons | ExtremeTech | SwingToWin | Scoop.it
It's rather weird: If you've ever seen a computer ribbon cable -- a flat, 2D ribbon of wires stuck together, such as an IDE hard drive cable -- the brain is basically just a huge collection of ribbons, traveling parallel or perpendicular to each...
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klassik.com : Soprane mit höherer Lebenserwartung?

klassik.com : Soprane mit höherer Lebenserwartung? | SwingToWin | Scoop.it
Soprane mit höherer Lebenserwartung?- US-amerikanische Studie führt die höhere Lebenserwartung von Frauen auf Hormone zurück...
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Why Are Some People Late Bloomers? Part 1 — Later Bloomer

Why Are Some People Late Bloomers? Part 1 — Later Bloomer | SwingToWin | Scoop.it
If you’re a late-blooming adult, you’re not alone. You’ve got some remarkable company!
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Eff Vocalising…Literally: Sex and the Singer | Operagasm

Eff Vocalising…Literally: Sex and the Singer | Operagasm | SwingToWin | Scoop.it
by Melissa Wimbish One of our readers submitted the following query to Operagasm: A lot of female singers have told me that they sing much better after...
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What Is Art? A Few Famous Definitions, From Antiquity to Today

What Is Art? A Few Famous Definitions, From Antiquity to Today | SwingToWin | Scoop.it
Tolstoy, Nietzsche, Francis Ford Coppola, and more attempt to answer one of the ultimate questions.
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You can't resist the pull of another person's gaze

You can't resist the pull of another person's gaze | SwingToWin | Scoop.it

At just the moment the magician swaps the position of two cards in her left hand, she looks across deliberately and misleadingly to her right hand and your attention follows. You can't help it.

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true to me

true to me | SwingToWin | Scoop.it

The most important thing is to know yourself, to know what’s right for you. When I’m true to myself, I feel good about it. When I’m not true to myself, I feel that something’s not aligned.

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Adaptation: Why your brain loves to tune out

Adaptation: Why your brain loves to tune out | SwingToWin | Scoop.it
Our brains are programmed to cancel out all manner of constants in our everyday lives. If you don’t believe it, try a simple, but startling experiment.
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Learning mechanism of the adult brain revealed

Learning mechanism of the adult brain revealed | SwingToWin | Scoop.it
They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. Fortunately, this is not always true. Researchers have now discovered how the adult brain can adapt to new situations.
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What Does It Mean to Be Musical?

What Does It Mean to Be Musical? | SwingToWin | Scoop.it

Musical ability is popularly regarded to be innate: one either is or is not born with musical talent. Increasingly, neuroscientists are collaborating with geneticists to understand the links between genes, brain development, cognition, and behavior...

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Patient suffers severe amnesia but musical memory remains intact

Scientists have examined a professional cellist who suffered from encephalitis caused by a herpes virus. As a result of the inflammation, the patient developed serious disturbances in memory.
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Nokia Connects | Folk of genius: The 5 strangest habits of Andy Warhol

Nokia Connects | Folk of genius: The 5 strangest habits of Andy Warhol | SwingToWin | Scoop.it
Eccentricity and genius go hand in hand, right? Well, so the scientists would have us believe: research suggests that peculiar habits and behaviours are quirky side-effects of the kind of clever thinking that gets the Big Results.
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Open Education for a Global Economy

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A little-known company is finding success offering free online education around the world. - This is what the Swing is all about too!

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The Secret Life of Late Bloomer Henri Rousseau — Later Bloomer

The Secret Life of Late Bloomer Henri Rousseau — Later Bloomer | SwingToWin | Scoop.it
Imagine it’s Paris, 1871. This is your day job — you search each wagon that arrives at the city gates for certain contraband. “Bonjour,” you say, “Do you carry wine, bread, or cheese for consumption in the city?
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Good business is also for artists and creative people

Good business is also for artists and creative people | SwingToWin | Scoop.it

The win*win(+win) provides also the artistic and innovative Bohemians an ethical scheme to look at their work also from the point of view of profits and on the other hand for the economics and material oriented a way to take the +win as a part of their paradigm.

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Stanford engineers discover neural rhythms drive physical movement | KurzweilAI

Stanford engineers discover neural rhythms drive physical movement | KurzweilAI | SwingToWin | Scoop.it
In a significant departure from earlier models, neural engineers and neuroscientists working at Stanford University have developed a new model for the brain...
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A blog on music cognition: Earliest musical instrument found?

A blog on music cognition: Earliest musical instrument found? | SwingToWin | Scoop.it

The flutes, made from bird bone and mammoth ivory, come from a cave in southern Germany which contains early evidence for the occupation of Europe by modern humans - Homo sapiens. Scientists used carbon dating to show that the flutes were between 42,000 and 43,000 years old.

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You have a lovely voice. Time to use it.

You have a lovely voice. Time to use it. | SwingToWin | Scoop.it

When I see people really connecting with who they are and shining forth from there, when I see how that inspires others and how it inspires me, that bursts my heart open. It ripples out into more possibilities, more creativity, more connection between people, more value and freedom.

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Mary Granville Delany: An Artist Blooms at 72

Mary Granville Delany: An Artist Blooms at 72 | SwingToWin | Scoop.it
“An ingenious mind is never too old to learn.” ~Mary Granville Delany Let me introduce you to this spectacular alien. It’s called pancratium maritimum, sea daffodil. It grows on beaches along the Mediterranean.
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Can music improve memory?

Can music improve memory? | SwingToWin | Scoop.it
Music may benefit patients suffering from memory problems. Studies carried out
by the Miina Sillanpää Foundation suggest that patients' memories and mental
acuity can be improved through simple forms of music therapy.
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