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2014-02-25 23:24:47

AirPad—Airdrum Edition offers users the opportunity to “play” virtual drums naturally using nothing more than an iPhone as a drumstick. AirPad’s innovative design allows users to play a virtual drum set for a true drumming experience. Lisbon, Portugal (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Projectron Software Founder Jorge Coelho has announced the launch of AirPad—Airdrum Edition, a new style of drum app that gives users a complete air drumming experience. Unlike other drum apps that utilize...

ronan sea lion
2014-02-16 05:10:18

[ Watch the Video: Beat Keeping in a California Sea Lion ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The California sea lion that originally became an Internet sensation last year because of the way she bobbed her head in time with music was the focus of research presented by scientists Saturday at the 2014 annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Chicago. Ronan, who lives at Long Marine Laboratory at the University of...

2014-01-21 16:24:08

- Guitar Center to grant Aasiya-Bey with Career Altering Endorsement Deals, Gear and Cash in a Grand Prize Package Valued at Over $50,000 LOS ANGELES, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting in August, over 5,000 drummers from across the country signed up to compete in Guitar Center's 25(th) Annual Drum-Off. Five finalists were chosen out of the thousands of hopefuls to battle it out for the title of Guitar Center's Drum-Off Champion and a prize package valued at nearly $50,000 at the event...

2013-04-13 23:00:38

Redesigned to sound and play better Hamburg , Germany (PRWEB) April 14, 2013 Yamaha premieres its completely revamped DTX-502 electronic drums at Musikmesse 2013. Based on the award-winning DTX-PAD, the new kits boast numerous innovations, including newly designed tom pads, a lighter-weight steel rack and a brand new drum trigger module that is more powerful than anything else in its class. With almost twice the wave ROM and more than 250 additional sounds than the previous model, the new...

Sea Lion Learns To Boogie Down
2013-04-02 04:56:19

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The first empirical evidence of an animal not capable of vocal mimicry that can keep the beat comes from a California sea lion that bobs her head in time to music. The findings of this study, published online in the Journal of Comparative Psychology, challenge current scientific theories, according to the authors. Those theories hold the ability to synchronize movements with sound is associated with the same brain mechanisms that...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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