The Wind Symphony at Liberty University decided to prank their band director by playing the Mii Channel theme song instead of a Bach chorale. Fortunately, the band director has a great sense of humor. He immediately went to the flute section to check out the music they were playing, listens to the end, and then tells the band, "You're number one in my book!" followed by much laughter from the group of students. The music arrangement was written by band member Drew Harris, and it's quite good!
The monolithic silliness continues with this gingerbread monocookie(?) appearing in San Francisco on Christmas morning. Image: Screengrab READ THE REST
Our friends at surrealist clothier and art collective Imaginary Foundation celebrate "2020's most important global art event" with this limited edition monolith sculpture for your desktop. The handmade, stainless steel objet d'weird is 1" x 5" and signed by the Foundations' director. It's $95 and only 25 were fabricated. (And if you missed attending one… READ THE REST
In Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic, police stopped a fellow walking his dog after a COVID-19 curfew. Turned out, the dog was a stuffed toy that the man was dragging around on a leash. From UPI: The man then claimed his walk was an artistic practical joke and was released with a warning. The dog walker… READ THE REST
Gathering notes off various web pages across the web feels like it should be a simple process. Just scoot through your assorted pages, copy the text, graphics, images, and other elements that you want, paste them into your notes and you're all set. Of course, anybody who's ever actually tried to take notes online is… READ THE REST
If you're a coffee-lover, specifically, a lover of espresso, then you already know that picking up an espresso machine is not cheap. Those machines pressurize boiling water, then fire it at finely ground coffee beans for a richer, more caffeine-fueled result than your normal drip-brewed coffee. That specialization is why many won't pay for a… READ THE REST
Even if you're never broken out in a cold sweat at the thought of having to complete a problem, know this – math anxiety is 100% real. And we aren't just talking about 7-year-olds who suffer from stomach aches driven by their fear of math class. Turns out, even the anxiety of teachers who have… READ THE REST