How do you memorize a piano?

You play the first note and then keep repeating that with the rest of the line. With a guitar, you play the most important notes, and then slowly move onto easier ones. (Yes, there’s a point when you have to stop.)

Now imagine, on a computer screen, five notes you’re trying to remember. If you start with the easiest note and then make the most difficult one more difficult, your brain will get the idea and keep trying to play with it. So it’s a much faster, more efficient way of memorizing.

To sum things up, we remember more when we make a sequence of smaller and easier parts, and we can make more progress when we start with the harder parts.

A woman who allegedly stabbed a former Marine and his fiancée to death Tuesday in a Florida parking lot was ordered held without bail.

Cameron Smith, 24, allegedly stabbed the husband of Marine Danielle Smith, 28, during an argument in a parking lot in Tampa’s downtown area.

The couple was returning home to New York after Smith worked at a New York restaurant, Florida Today reported. As they drove into Jacksonville, Mitchell and Smith were struck by a car, the story said. Mitchell was stabbed in his knee and was taken to a hospital, where he died. Smith fled the scene and was later arrested.

At a Sunday hearing, Smith pleaded not guilty and was expected to enter a not guilty plea at her next court date Thursday.

She was also facing charges of aggravated battery and attempted first-degree murder.

Read more on CBS News

Brett Morgen was killed by his own gun. On the morning of March 31st, 2003, he was on his way to work as a mechanic on a truck loaded with heavy machinery, when the unthinkable happened.

Brett Morgen was gunned down by his own gun after the two had a confrontation.

Morgen, who had come to the US from Nigeria in 1988, was in the middle of checking out his truck when he was shot.

The shooting took place at around 12:30am, while Morgen was still in the car.

Although Morgen managed to escape, he lost his life.

At the time, the killing had not yet been officially announced, but reports began to surface after the family received the news.

He had been a former police officer who had come to the US from Africa to pursue his vision.
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