MIT professor creates symphony with sounds of Detroit
DETROIT — International composer, inventor and Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Tod Machover spent the past year contemplating the question: “What does Detroit sound like?”
His answer came to life on Friday when “Symphony in the D” debuted at Detroit’s Orchestra Hall.
Urban students grow food at LA school garden
LOS ANGELES — Elizabeth Castro had never tasted beets or kumquats before she joined an after-school gardening program at her inner-city Los Angeles high school.
Now, the 15-year-old helps grow the produce on campus in an urban neighborhood filled with auto shops and fast food restaurants — and she’s taken samples for her family to try.
For many people, Thanksgiving is a beloved tradition. It’s a chance to come together with our families and express our gratitude for the good things in our lives. It’s also a chance to jam as much delicious food into our faces as we can.
But while Thanksgiving is usually about being surrounded by relatives, what about our chosen family? What about those people who we have welcomed into our worlds of our own volition, those people whose presence we have deliberately sought out over the years?
Cold weather and holiday tips for pets
Like or not, winter is here, and we need to consider how this change in seasons affects our pets.
Dealing with the cold, snow and ice
Dutch fashion designer melds traditional and high-tech
ATLANTA — Drawing inspiration from sources including art, architecture, the movement of the human body and science, Iris van Herpen creates cutting-edge fashion using a combination of traditional craftsmanship and innovative technology.
And though van Herpen’s name may not be well-known to the average fashion-loving consumer, fashion-forward singers like Lady Gaga, Bjork and Beyoncé have all worn her creations.
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