Bill Bailey, performing at the London Palladium, entertained the audience by playing major-key songs in a minor key, and vice versa. "Now some of the great national anthems are written in the major key," he said. "In fact most national anthems are in the major key — celebratory, uplifting. I like to experiment with them and play them in a different key and the one I'm thinking of is the Star Spangled Banner — the American national anthem, which i think — appropriately now — should be played in the minor key it. It takes on a totally different dynamic. Actually, it sounds a bit Russian."
Asus's Zenbook 17 Fold is a foldable 17" Zenbook from Asus. The detachable OLED touchscreen is only 12.5" across when thusly halved, making the device no larger than a Chromebook when carried (though the three-ply folded device is, of course, rather thick). Zenbook 17 Fold OLED leads the world with its amazing 17.3" Foldable OLED… READ THE REST
Life's expensive these days, which likely means you've picked up an extra side hustle or two. And while that's great for your bank account, it's not so great for your home since putting aside time to clean has dropped to the bottom of your to-do list. When it comes to cleaning your kitchen, bathroom, and wherever else, efficiency… READ THE REST
The Beastie Boys are rap royalty. The average rap fan may not want to admit it, but the Beasties helped the emerging genre access the suburban and punk rock markets. In addition to their marketability, the Beasties also produced a slew of certified bangers. As if their contributions to the early rap scene weren't enough,… READ THE REST
Ever since you were a kid, you've loved getting lost in games. And while there are plenty of great ones to pick from these days, you tend to gravitate to the same handful of them, and quite frankly, things are getting a little boring. But with so many options out there, it's hard to pick which… READ THE REST
From classic role-playing adventures to fun apps that help you pass the time, the world of games is pretty vast these days. That's why becoming a game developer is understandably appealing, as there's lots of room for creativity no matter what genre or platform you're into. But if creating games from scratch sounds overwhelming, take a deep breath and… READ THE REST
Move over, bikes, and skateboards: There is a way more fun and relaxing way to travel around your neighborhood now. Yep, we're referring to hoverboards, which make you feel like you're actually gliding over sidewalks. No more sweat and leg cramps. This nifty method of transportation makes for an easy (and exciting) way to travel… READ THE REST