Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Can You Solve the Locker Riddle? - Lisa Winer



Your rich, eccentric uncle just passed away, and you and your 99 nasty relatives have been invited to the reading of his will. He wanted to leave all of his money to you, but he knew that if he did, your relatives would pester you forever. Can you solve the riddle he left for you and get the inheritance? Lisa Winer shows how.

Lesson by Lisa Winer, animation by Artrake Studio.

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Reminder! Spring into Uke - Group Ukulele Lessons Begin April 6th!

 Spring into Uke!
Group Ukulele Lessons

Wednesday Nights from 7:30-8:30

Starting April 6th for a 6 Week Course
$10 per Session - $55 for 6 Week Course

Instructed by Stan Houston
Here at Mozart Einstein & Me! 

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Why is Ketchup So Hard to Pour? - George Zaidan



Ever go to pour ketchup on your fries...and nothing comes out? Or the opposite happens, and your plate is suddenly swimming in a sea of red? George Zaidan describes the physics behind this frustrating phenomenon, explaining how ketchup and other non-Newtonian fluids can suddenly transition from solid to liquid and back again.

Lesson by George Zaidan, animation by TOGETHER.

Sunday, March 20, 2016

6 Benefits Of Music - How Music Can Help


Everywhere you look, (or I guess listen), music is all around us. It's on the television we watch, the commercials trying to sell us something and in all forms of entertainment you can think of. The use of music to infuse a particular feeling or emotion is abundant and effective everywhere.

Music as a sales tool is well known and powerful, but what about using music as a form of therapy? If commercials and television can project a certain feeling with it, then why can't we use it to invoke the same response for ourselves in a positive manner?

When going through a divorce, music played a large role in helping me feel better. At the time, it didn't matter how, but playing music made me feel better, so that's what I did. I listened to it, which encouraged me to learn it. The more I practiced, the more it helped me feel better.

There are many different ways in which music can assist in getting through difficult times. And many of those qualities can help anyone struggling with change.

Reduces Stress: Some music when listened to can help reduce stress and anxiety. Listening to soft, soothing music is often used in the practice of meditation to help calm the mind.

Helps With Depression: Depression can be a very debilitating stage we go through when recovering from some loss. Listening to music can release endorphins, making us feel better, even if it's just a little, it can help bring you up.

Builds Confidence: When taking music to the next level, like learning how to play the guitar, the benefits of music become more intense. Learning something new can do great things for your confidence, very useful when times are tough.

Teaches Discipline: Once again, when taking on an activity like learning the guitar, discipline is needed in order to advance with it. In order to get better at playing an instrument, you need to practice and discipline assists in keeping you motivated to practice.

Promotes Teamwork: If you enjoy playing and become confident with it, you may start looking at joining a band. When joining to play with others, teamwork is essential in having a successful partnership.

Social Outlet: Music has always been the center of social gatherings. It's an opportunity for people to have something to discuss and share experiences with. From the big arena to the small venue down the street, music brings people together socially.

Music plays a critical role in our lives, from how we feel about ourselves to being around others with the same interest. When looking for something to help bring some interest back into your life, music can be an excellent opportunity to learn and discover more about yourself.


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Thursday, March 17, 2016

How Many Ways Can You Arrange a Deck of Cards? - Yannay Khaikin



One deck. Fifty-two cards. How many arrangements? Let's put it this way: Any time you pick up a well shuffled deck, you are almost certainly holding an arrangement of cards that has never before existed and might not exist again. Yannay Khaikin explains how factorials allow us to pinpoint the exact (very large) number of permutations in a standard deck of cards.

Lesson by Yannay Khaikin, animation by The Moving Company Animation Studio.

Monday, March 14, 2016

Spring Into Uke - Group Ukulele Lessons Start April 6th!

 Spring into Uke!
Group Ukulele Lessons

Wednesday Nights from 7:30-8:30

Starting April 6th for a 6 Week Course
$10 per Session - $55 for 6 Week Course

Instructed by Stan Houston
Here at Mozart Einstein & Me! 

Friday, March 11, 2016

Why Are There So Many Insects? - Murry Gans



If insects suddenly morphed into large beings and decided to wage war on us, there’s no doubt that humans would lose. There are an estimated 10 quintillion individual insects on earth, outnumbering humans by more than a billion to one. So what’s their secret to success? Murry Gans details the reasons behind insect abundance.

Lesson by Murry Gans, animation by Echo Bridge Pictures.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Magformers Forest Friends from Magformers



Magformers Forest Friends is a colorful magnetic building set that comes with 47 pieces for building nine forest animals: bunny, owl, bat, squirrel, butterfly, skunk, duck, turtle, and frog.

Magformers are available at Mozart, Einstein & Me!

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Can You Solve the Frog Riddle? - Derek Abbott



You’re stranded in a rainforest, and you’ve eaten a poisonous mushroom. To save your life, you need an antidote excreted by a certain species of frog. Unfortunately, only the female frog produces the antidote. The male and female look identical, but the male frog has a distinctive croak. Derek Abbott shows how to use conditional probability to make sure you lick the right frog and get out alive.

Lesson by Derek Abbott, animation by Artrake Studio.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Spring Into Uke - Group Ukulele Lessons Start April 6th!

 Spring into Uke!
Group Ukulele Lessons

Wednesday Nights from 7:30-8:30

Starting April 6th for a 6 Week Course
$10 per Session - $55 for 6 Week Course

Instructed by Stan Houston
Here at Mozart Einstein & Me!