Monthly Archives: November 2017

The Beautifully Melodic Sound of a Glass Armonica

In 2013, composer William Zeitler demonstrated for the Toronto Star the beautifully harmonic sound of a glass armonica, a musical instrument invented by Benjamin Franklin in 1761. The instrument is created by spinning custom blown wine glasses of increasing sizes nestled into one another to create the delicate, melodic sound. William is one of the… Read More »

Host Your WordPress Blog With Laughing Squid

You may not realize this, but Laughing Squid is also an independently owned web hosting company with a focus on hosting WordPress blogs. The revenue from our hosting services helps support this blog. We’ve been in the web hosting business for a long time and know it well. We launched our hosting services in 1998… Read More »

Off the Staff, Gorgeous Visualizations of Classical Music Plotted Into Vividly Colorful Patterns

Nicholas Rougeux, a self-described “Midwest web designer, data geek, fractal nut, and animal lover” has created “Off the Staff“, an amazing series in which he visualizes and plots different classical music pieces into colorful patterns. While these patterns might seem random, Rougeux uses a specific formula, which he graciously explains. Each dot represents a note… Read More »

Kristaps Porzingis suffers ankle injury Wednesday-Dr. Morse

New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis suffered a right ankle injury Wednesday and did not return to the game. Likely dealing with a Grade 1, possibly grade 2, low ankle sprain. Day to day, realistically RTP 1-3 weeks The post Kristaps Porzingis suffers ankle injury Wednesday-Dr. Morse appeared first on FanRag Sports. Powered by WPeMatico

Dreger | McDavid leaned on Hendricks

How much has the loss of Matt Hendricks impacted the Edmonton Oilers this season? It was a tongue-in-cheek subject brought up to NHL Insider Darren Dreger during a Wednesday afternoon radio hit on Winnipeg’s TSN 1290. The 36-year-old forward signed with the Jets over the summer as an unrestricted free agent, and success in the… Read More »

Crabbs | November 29th Underclassmen Rumors

Over the course of the next six weeks, many college football players will announce their intent to declare for the 2018 NFL Draft. Many of these players have individual motivations for making such a decision, but it’s undeniable that there is an over-saturation of early entrees. Below are names rumored to be considering/declaring for the… Read More »

Ledyard | Top prospects to scout in the SEC championship game

SEC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME #6 Georgia Bulldogs (11-1) vs. #2 Auburn Tigers (10-2) Mercedes-Benz Stadium – Atlanta, GA 12/02/2017 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time 1. Plenty of prospects in the trenches for both teams For Auburn, the strength of their offense lies in their line, where four seniors anchor one of the best groups in the… Read More »

Dwight Howard bullies Raptors double-team

The Toronto Raptors have done well to keep one of the NBA’s premier rebounders off the boards tonight. They just haven’t exactly stopped Dwight Howard from scoring. The 32-year-old Charlotte Hornets big man made a Raptors double-team — consisting of Jakob Poeltl and Serge Ibaka — look rather foolish on this dunk sequence. Poeltl put… Read More »