Lifehacker – Advice and Tips on Life

Lifehacker.com  We love stuff like this: all kinds of bits of information about all kinds of things. Sample article titles: “10 Professional Kitchen Tool I Use in My Kitchen, “Coding isn’t about commands; it’s about learning concepts”; “Most Popular Business Card Printing Site”; “8 Surprising Household Uses for Chalk”; “Remember people’s names and faces by creating visual hooks for them”; “The best time to buy anything during the year.” And so on.

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Johnny Lists – Everyone Loves Lists

Interesting lists of good stuff, e.g. 30 Tips for College Students, 50 Small Ways to Improv Your Life, 50 Things to Do When Bored, 12 Websites Where You Can Download Free Stuff, etc. etc.

Amazing Things FB – The Best

Amazing Things in the World. Facebook site with spectacular photos from around the world. Water clock in Osaka. Boat made up recycled plastic bottles. Sunset in Antigua (!!). Hanging monastery (China). Rainbow finch. Machu Picchu. Rainbow Rose. Mexican walking fish. Arabian sand cat. Mona Lisa portrait made of 3604 coffee cups. Most beautiful horse in the world. Beautiful beaches. Owls. Kittens. Cars. Craters. Melon art. Hand painting. Skylines. Waterfalls. More beaches.

Groove Based Practice

As far as the rhythmic aspect is concerned, traditional horn etudes use mostly simple (duple and triple) meter and rhythms. Contemporary etudes may use more complex rhythms or meter, but often aperiodically or irregularly. What’s missing? Groove!