Click here to read an original op-ed from the TED speaker who inspired this post and watch the TEDTalk below. On January 20, 1961, people around the world listened to the inauguration of President John F. Kennedy. Poet Robert Frost approached the podium to read the poem "Dedication," which he'd written for the occasion. But Frost was 86 years old, the day was cold, and the...
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A beam of sound could usher in new kinds of imagers and super-precise clocks. ->
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RACINE — Downtown has lost a 10-year-old bar-restaurant, Waves Pub & Grill.
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Echoes are a boomerang, repetitive waves of sound that return with a warbling whisper or a slap to the cheek. They come back like a golden lab with a tennis ball, and the lesson learned is one of trigonometric wave equations.
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JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound are doing that thing the people always say they want bands to do-that thing where a band transforms their early, almost literal take on retro-minded soul music into a sound that's unique and modern.
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He wears a red, white and blue tailcoat coupled with a spangled cowboy hat. He waves at cars and trucks. He waves at a kid on a skateboard. He waves at an ambulance, red lights flashing and sirens wailing. He even waves at a passing freight train. The temperature is ...
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When you listen to music, when its waves of sound collide with your ear, you don't hear a wall of sound. A great deal of information might travel in a sound wave and, if that sound wave were actually a giant wave of water rushing onto a beach, you might expect to feel it as a big shove like any other big wave of water coming in from the ocean. Except that's not what happens...
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One minute, Renata Glasner is watching the waves crash on Leblon beach from her wheelchair. The next, she's plowing through the turbulent waters, riding the choppy waves on a specially adapted…
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LOGAN — Jonathan Pugmire spent most of January someplace warmer than his Logan home.Pugmire, 27 and a proud graduate of Ogden’s Ben Lomond High School, spent 20 days in January in Antarctica, studying gravity waves with a team of scientists from Utah State University, where Pugmire did his undergraduate work and is now pursuing his Ph.D. in atmospheric physics. “With the...
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