Aaron Guttormson

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13 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books By POC That Could Be The Next 'Game Of Thrones'

I will be the first to admit that I am trash for George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series. I love the world-building, the intricate …

Game of Thrones

The Best 20-Minute Bodyweight Workout for Weight Loss

Most quick cardio regimens for weight loss involve high-intensity interval training (HIIT) that leaves you gasping for air. And while they’re …

Exercise

10 Classic Books That Have Been Banned

Since it opened in 2000, the National World War II Museum in New Orleans has been educating the public on one of history's most influential wars. …

Literature

60 Keyboard Shortcuts Everyone Should Master [Infographic]

Of course, you may not need all 60 of these, but knowing them will make you flexible, fast, and ready to work with whatever tool you're presented …

Keyboard Shortcuts

These Are 15 Free Excel Templates You Can Use to Make More Money

Use them...and profit.<p>In these days of cloud-based systems, mobile applications, and web-based services, why use a spreadsheet for any other purpose than analysis?<p>Three reasons: ease, customization, and cost. A spreadsheet can be easily saved, updated, and reused again and again. A good template …

Project Management

22 things to do after work that’ll enrich your life more than happy hour and Netflix

Are you feeling a little uninspired lately? It could be because you’ve gotten into a bit of a rut, especially when it comes to your after-work …

George Michael

Want to learn how to code? Start with these popular books, free

Programming has been a job and avocation for decades, but its popularity appears to have surged in the last few years; a recent survey of users on …

Programming

Making Milk Jug Skulls

For those who really get into Halloween and DIY haunts, it’s never too early to start working on costumes, props, and decorations. In fact, for the truly hardcore, last Nov 1st was when preparations for this year’s Halloween began.<p>But for those of us who are a little more chill about our party …

Power Tools

8 Sci-Fi Books You Need to Read ASAP

Not too long ago, if someone asked me if I liked sci-fi novels my immediate answer would be no. However, after reading the books on this list and …

Books

All You Need Is a Mat and 25 Minutes to Complete This Total Body Boot Camp Workout

Prepare to sweat.<p>Devan Kline, founder of Burn Boot Camp, and Beth Williams, a franchise partner and personal trainer, stopped by our offices to show …

Google makes it easier to delete the search, browsing and viewing history it keeps on you

Google is making it easier to see the search, browsing and YouTube viewing history it keeps on you, to delete any items you don’t want included, and to stop the company from logging your activity in future …<p>It’s doing this to comply with new European privacy regulations, known as the General Data …

How to delete yourself from the Internet

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. Every week, we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime. Reputable services fall victim to anonymous hackers. Ransomware holds random computer user’s files hostage. And what about those websites that track your every move, targeting you with …

Information Systems

This 20-Minute Upper Body Blast Will Make You So Much Stronger

Alternate between these two moves for 20 minutes to build incredible strength<p>There are never enough hours in the day to do everything you want — and that especially applies to working out right. But even if you’re in a rush and don’t have a lot of space, that’s no reason to take a rest day.<p>Now you …

10 Free Tech Tools & Websites Every Teacher Should Know About

Photograph courtesy MaxPixel. Public domain<p>Confession: I was a late tech adopter.<p>I didn’t own a computer until I was in college. I couldn’t record on …

Education Technology

Benjamin Franklin built his character around 13 virtues — and following his weekly plan could change your life

<b>• Founding father Benjamin Franklin sought to live his life based on 13 virtues.</b><p><b>• He even kept a chart to record which virtues he was actually living by on a weekly basis.</b><p><b>• Tracking and reflecting on these traits could help you lead a more virtuous life.</b><p>Benjamin Franklin was born in 1706 into a …

20 Black-and-White Facts About Penguins

To celebrate World Penguin Day (which is today, April 25), here are a few fun facts about these adorable tuxedoed birds.<p><b>1.</b> All 17 species of penguins …

Shark Week

54 Easy Guitar Solos with Complete Tabs

In many respects, the music world has moved away from complex and fast lead guitar solos. And that's not entirely a bad thing.<p>Because guitar solos …

10 Self-Defense Tips From Boxer Jack Dempsey, Circa 1950

Even though boxing has been around for hundreds of years, few athletes have commanded as much respect and reverence as Jack Dempsey (1895-1983), the …

Martial Arts

Use a Tape Measure Like a Pro With These Handy Tips

The tape measure is a tried and true tool that every craftsman should have in their toolbox. Whether you’re new to building things or an experienced …

Your TV is probably tracking you -- here's how to stop it

When you unpacked your new TV or streamer for the first time, you probably couldn't wait to start watching it. In the excitement to put it through its paces, chances are you just clicked "I agree" to all those screens of legal mumbo jumbo that came up during the setup process.<p>Did you know one of …

How To Speed Up Your Chord Changes [Lessons]

<b>For Beginners</b>: Learn how to get your fret hand to change chords fast and easy with this lesson.

Lego Boost is going to turn all your Lego toys into programmable robots

Cat robots, super car robots and more: Lego's new kit debuting at CES combines coding and robot-building, and it uses old bricks.<p>CES is full of robots, but Lego robots... well, that doesn't happen every year.<p>Educational codable robot toys have been a mega-trend in kid tech over the last year, from …

How to Run a Youth Lacrosse Practice like a Pro Coach

Coaching youth lacrosse is a rewarding experience for parents. But, if you want to create a team that wins on and off the field, you need a plan.

50 Insanely Useful Websites for Guitarists

The guitar is a versatile and popular instrument that spans most musical genres. Here are 50 useful and interesting sites dedicated to the guitar and …

Guitar

Twang 101: Travis Picking Essentials

<b>Chops:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Theory:</b> Beginner <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Understand the basic elements of Travis picking.<br>• Develop several alternating bass patterns.<br>• …

Absolute Beginner's Guide To Chord Progressions | Guitar Lesson

This lesson introduces the basics of scale and chord progression theory, starting with a description of the major scale, scale degree identities and …

Electric Guitar

Build (and Crash) Your Own Wacky Lego Drones with Flybrix

These DIY drone kits have everything you need to get weird.<p>Flying a drone is fun, but <i>building</i> one is rewarding, and it isn't just for hardware nerds and drone racers anymore. The new Flybrix kit, designed by a bunch of MIT, Caltech, and UW Madison alumni, lets anyone get in on the fun of designing …

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Roosevelt's "The Man in the Arena"

On April 23, 1910, Theodore Roosevelt gave what would become one of the most widely quoted speeches of his career. The former president—who left …

10 Latin Phrases People Pretend to Understand

<b>By Kevin Fleming</b><p>Whether you're deciphering a cryptic state seal or trying to impress your Catholic in-laws, knowing some Latin has its advantages. …