Cello & Beatbox: Two Great Sounds That Sound Great Together

Kevin Olusola performs his beautiful and inspired arrangement for cello and beatbox of Mark Summer’s Julie-O.

I’m a man searching for something within music. What brings out the such dimensions of feeling when music is played?

Kevin is graduating from Yale next week and is then heading to Boston to study at Berklee College of Music.


The Hidden Power of Smiles

Ron Gutman highlights some research into the study of smiling.

… lots of smiling can actually make you healthier. Smiling can help reduce the level of stress-enhancing hormones like cortisol, adrenaline and dopamine, increase the level of mood-enhancing hormones like endorphin and reduce overall blood pressure.

via TED

Animal Friends

Cat and Owl are friends

Fum (Smoke in Catalan) the cat and Gebra (Frost) the owl are friends living in Tarragona, Spain. See, even natural enemies can be friends and play.

Fum is a lovely black cat and Gebra a kind barn owl. This bird of prey fly far away but lands everytime near Fum, its faithful friend.

They even have a Facebook page now too!