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Master guitar solo position shifts in 20 minutes

<b>If you ever find yourself boxed in with standard scale patterns, our guide to better position shifts will have you shooting around the fretboard in</b> …

Electric Guitar

After Getting Up at 5 am Every Day for a Month I'm Less Stressed, More Productive and Generally Happier

You get a lot more done in the morning and waste a lot less time at night fretting about how much you have to do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I recently committed to waking up at 5:00 a.m. each day for a month. We read all of these articles about people claiming …

Time Management

This morning routine will make you a millionaire

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it’s even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If …

Self-improvement

Be a Better Programmer with these 45 Mathematics Courses

The Ultimate Course and Book list to be an expert in Mathematics and Programming<p>We’re so scared of Mathematics. <b>Why?</b><p>because,<p><b>We Fear What We Don’t</b> …

Mathematics

How to turn off Google's location tracking

When you turn off “location history” Google still tracks your location when you use several of its key services including Maps, search and the weather. Here’s how to really turn all of it off.<p>A report from the Associated Press has highlighted that the feature called location history is just one of …

Maps

Google location tracking: Turn it off for real

Google is watching you. That's what everyone says half-jokingly about the search giant, which has often been accused of Big Brother-style monitoring of your searches, voice activity and location.<p>Now it appears that even if you manually disable Google Location History, Google Maps and other apps may …

Maps

Here's Exactly What You Need to Do to Launch a Mobile App

The future is mobile; isn't it time for your business to be part of it?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Recently, in <i>Entrepreneur,</i> I examined eight different ways your business could benefit from offering a mobile app. These included keeping up with your competitors, …

Apps

Michael Cohen may have evidence of the most shameful Trump rumors — and it could be a huge threat to Trump's presidency

President Donald Trump's troubles with his former lawyer Michael Cohen took a potentially damaging twist Thursday when the attorney representing the porn star Stormy Daniels in her lawsuit against Trump alleged that multiple other women had been paid off by Trump or his allies and suggested Trump …

Donald Trump

How to List All of the Available Mac Terminal Commands

- Feb 10, 2017<p>In addition to a great graphical user interface, macOS offers a very capable command line environment via the Terminal program. …

The Story Behind the Incredible, Inspiring Adidas Spec Ad That Has Everyone Talking

The elderly man only wanted a moment away from his dreary life, where he sat surrounded by others counting down the hours while dreaming of past …

14 Things These Executives do Every Day no Matter What

Getting ahead in business and life is all about repeatedly doing the right things.<p>The most successful executives and entrepreneurs likely didn't get where they are by lucky accident. Typically, achieving great things involves hard work and perseverance, as well as a supportive network of friends …

Take a look at what’s new in macOS 10.12.2

Apple just released macOS 10.12.2 to the public, so in today’s video I’m going to give you a guided tour of everything that’s new or missing.<p>Check it out below.<p>New features in macOS 10.12.2<p>As (almost) always with software updates, macOS 10.12.2 brings bug fixes and stability improvements. This …

MacBook Pro

Mark Cuban Recommends These 5 Books for Entrepreneurs

Your reading list for 2017 has arrived.<p>Mark Cuban is a powerhouse. A savvy entrepreneur, exacting investor, and professional sports team owner, his suggestions, then, carry weight. Here are five of his top picks for reading material for aspiring as well as current entrepreneurs:<p>1. <i>Rework</i>, by Jason …

3 Simple “Forcing Functions” That Will 3–5X Your Productivity

<i>This column is by Dan Martell, Founder and CEO, Clarity</i><p>I’m often asked how — in a 2 year period — we were able to:<p>have 2 kids<br>• build two houses and …

A Guide to Overcoming Procrastination & Finding Focus

We all procrastinate. The question is how (or even whether) we overcome the tendency to procrastinate, and if we can find focus.<p>This matters — our …

UFC fighters post touching tributes to Kimbo Slice

Former UFC fighter and "Ultimate Fighter" alum Kevin Ferguson, affectionately known as Kimbo Slice by fans, passed away Monday at the age of 42. Slice, who gained internet fame after a series of his street fighters were posted to Youtube, influenced a whole generation of fighters and helped …

The Secret to Insane Productivity

If you want to get things done, you have to do this.<p>Whenever we talk about the secret to productivity, we tend to hyper-focus on tactics. That's not to say tactics aren't part of it--because they are. But it's important not to lose sight of the strategy in the process.<p>What's the strategy?<p>Move from …

Time Management

Gadgetsin

With an integrated E-ink display and compact keyboard, pomera pocket typewriter lets you enjoy a more comfortable mobile typing experience. Like the …

Inside Prince’s Funky First Recording Sessions

<i>The album sleeve of Prince‘s first record, 1978’s funky</i> For You<i>, famously credited Prince with producing, arranging, composing and performing every</i> …

Prince Insider Alan Leeds on ‘Purple Rain’ Hysteria, Warner Bros. Clash

For a decade, Alan Leeds was arguably as close to Prince as any other person: The late artist’s former tour manager, president of Paisley Park …

10 paid iPhone apps on sale for free for a limited time

If you think high-quality paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free are easy to come by, think again. Hundreds of iOS apps go on sale each day and …

Prince's last days: Health scares, thrilling shows, purple pianos

<b>(CNN) —</b> At the height of his stardom in the 1980s, Prince was ubiquitous, a marquee star who sold out stadiums, stole the silver screen and slayed fans with his bare-chested sass and sexuality.<p>Then a dispute with his record company in the 1990s changed his worldview and he retreated from the public …

Prince in Pictures

<b>Prince poses topless for his 1979 self-titled record.</b><p><b>Prince's 1980 album Dirty Mind features him with just a little more clothes on.</b><p><b>A 1980 promo</b> …

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Chicago

For over a quarter of a century, Chicago has produced 20 Top 10 hits and 15 platinum or multiplatinum albums and sold more than 100 million records …

My Classmate Prince, the Rock Star

What was the rock icon like in the seventh grade? Already a music prodigy.<p>When I was in seventh grade at Bryant Junior High School, an old three-story brick public school in inner-city Minneapolis, we all knew that one kid was the best player in the band. He played the trumpet, and he handled many …

High School

Watch Prince Cover Radiohead’s ‘Creep’ At Coachella 2008

Prince – aka The Purple One – was one of music’s most unique and talented innovators for almost forty years. From the release of his debut album ‘For …

The Gang On Sesame Street ‘Rapped’ A Tribe Called Quest In Honor Of Phife Dawg

Videos of Muppets “lip syncing” rap songs have become commonplace on the internet. If you want to see clips of puppets edited together to make it look like they are spitting hot fire, this is a wonderful time to be alive. Now, one of those videos has been created in tribute to A Tribe Called Quest, …

Let’s Go Crazy: Why Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ Is a Masterpiece

In 2014, in advance of 30th anniversary of <i>Purple Rain,</i> Warner Brothers announced a “new partnership” with Prince — one that promised remastered and …