Inner Ear function – A brief summary –

the organ of Corti is located in the cochlea a spiral 3 chambered snail like structure within a bony matrix the organ of corti extends from the anterior part of the vestibule and coils for about two-and-a-half turns around a bony pillar called the modiolus in cross-section is this scala media this houses the organ…

How to Build Musical Phrases with 3 Harmonic Functions

A lot of music theory class is spent with chunks of notated music. You have to find chords, figure out their qualities, determine their roots, and then write some elaborate symbol below each one. This can seem pointless and unpleasant. But what if we focused on larger harmonic shapes rather than exacting labels? What would…

WW1 – Oversimplified (Part 1)

The world of 1914. A time of modern technology, culture, and fashion. Truly the height of civilization. Let’s have a war. Everyone knew a big war was coming. France wanted some stuff back that Germany had taken from it, Germany wanted to take more of EVERYONE’S stuff, and they’re building a big sexy navy that…

Measles Explained — Vaccinate or Not?

Recently there has been a lot of talk about measles. What does measles actually do, and should you vaccinate against it? Or is this just hysteria? Measles is a virus: a hull of proteins, RNA, plus some more proteins for reproduction. It cannot reproduce by itself; it needs a host cell to do so. To…

RECAP!!! – Game of Thrones: Seasons 1 – 7

Welcome to the Man of Recaps, this is ALL seven seasons of Game of Thrones, leading up to the eighth and final season! It starts way up in the North at Winterfell, Lord Ned Stark is in command, he’s the one who says “Winter is Coming”. He’s a nice family man – Robb Stark’s his…