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Learn the "Malagueña" Spanish Triplets

In this classic lesson video, learn the "Spanish" triplets used in classical guitar mainstays like "Malagueña."<p>0<p>SHARES<p>Close<p>In this classic GW lesson …

Guitar

Watch Starman's Entire Deep-Space Ride on Elon Musk's Roadster in Just 80 Seconds

Feeling some Falcon Heavy withdrawal? Well, you can relive the drama and spectacle of the giant SpaceX rocket's maiden launch, thanks to a new …

Tesla

19 Year Old Musical Wunderkind Perfectly Recreates Pink Floyd Songs From Various Eras All by Himself

Ewan Cunningham, a truly talented musician from Falkirk, Scotland has perfectly recreated a number of Pink Floyd songs from various eras, playing all …

Guitar

This Is The ONLY Way You Should Be Frying Your Eggs

Just when you thought eggs couldn't be any more incredible or edible, a video emerges forth from the Internet ready to scramble your whole belief system.<p>And as if to vouch for its significance, the video below was posted to Instagram by not one celebrity chef, but three -- Anthony Bourdain, Eric …

Anthony Bourdain

TS Eliot's The Waste Land remains one of the finest reflections on mental illness ever written

The poet’s modernist masterpiece gathered fragments of an arduous life, some of which can be traced to a seafront shelter in Margate<p>In 1921, having taken time off from his job at Lloyds Bank for what would now be called depression, TS Eliot spent three weeks convalescing in Margate. It was the …

Literature

If You Can't Pass This Simple 10 Second Test, Science Says You're 5 Times More Likely to Die Sooner

And don't worry if you can't pass it today. With a little time and effort, you will.<p>Everyone wants to live a long, healthy life. No one wants their life to be cut unnecessarily short. But is it possible to predict whether you're at greater risk of mortality? According to a Brazilian physician, the …

Workouts

You Should Really Add A PIN To Your Cellular Account. Here’s Why.

Without a PIN, hackers can hijack your mobile account, take control of your phone number, and use that number to gain access to your online accounts.<p>It’s fairly easy for a hacker to hijack your mobile account, take control of your phone number, and use it to bypass two-factor authentication you …

Information Systems

Understanding Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here, Their Tribute to Departed Bandmate Syd Barrett

Since <i>Dark Side of the Moon</i>, the members of Pink Floyd dealt in various ways with the fate of their original singer Syd Barrett. As Roger Waters said …

Indie Music

40 Things To Love About Van Halen’s World-Shaking Debut Album

<i>Listen To This Eddie is a weekly column that examines the important people and events in the classic rock canon and how they continue to impact the world of popular music.</i><p>In 1977, after years and years toiling in obscurity in rough and tumble bars on the Sunset Strip, massive backyard parties …

Guitar

This art student's response to being told to 'dial back the feminism' is bang-on

Which of us hasn't fantasised of having the perfect comeback to a teacher?<p>Art student Alex Ruth Bertulis-Fernandes' piece in response to her teacher …

Feminism

10 Things You Need to Know About Your Fretboard | LESSON

10 ways to find and maintain your bearings anywhere on the fretboard.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>Ever feel a little out of touch or just plain lost on certain parts of …

Electric Guitar

America Doesn't Need to "Start a Conversation" on Race

Seems like we need a history lesson.<p><i>Do Better is an op-ed column by writer Lincoln Anthony Blades that debunks fallacies regarding the politics of race, culture, and society — because if we all knew better, we'd do better.</i><p>Although Black History Month is underway, and many in the nation have …

Black History

Here's why 100 qubit quantum computers could change everything

At 100 qubits a single quantum computer processor would, theoretically, be more powerful than all the supercomputers on the planet combined. We may be closer to that milestone than you think and the world isn’t ready.<p>Quantum computers are spooky devices that don’t follow the normal rules of …

Quantum Computing

Only 2% of people can solve this Einstein riddle — see if you can figure it out

There's nothing like a good riddle to stimulate your mind and give you an excuse to channel your inner Sherlock Holmes. Sure, the thrill of solving puzzles may not give you the adrenaline rush of a skydive, but regularly doing logic and crossword puzzles can keep your brain young as you age. And …

Mathematics

Quotes on Atheism

February 3, 2018 by Bert Bigelow<p>I collected these quotes a few years ago, and I often go back to re-read and enjoy them. Some are well known, and you …

Faith

Gun Yoga — Proceed With Caution

We sometimes believe presenting without comment is a bit irresponsible since there’s so much fabricated bs out there (“fake news!”…ugh) and it’s hard …

Yoga

Scientists have discovered two simple psychological differences that make you liberal or conservative

Political battles in the US are often portrayed as a clash between "bleeding heart" liberals and "pull yourself up by your bootstraps" conservatives.<p>Voters who favor opposing parties see various issues differently, but does that mean liberals and conservatives actually process the world through …

Psychology

How to Save $1 Million for Retirement -- When You Have Nothing Saved by Age 50

Believe it or not, it can be done.<p>It's no secret that Americans on a whole are mostly unprepared for retirement -- but sadly, that includes those who …

Retirement

Interview: Margaret Katch and Roni Geva talk Abortion and “CTRL ALT Delete”

Abortion is a polarizing subject that often makes people uncomfortable and very opinionated.Many women from all walks of life have gone through this …

Feminism

Archaeologists found thousands of hidden structures in the Guatemalan jungle — and it could re-write human history

Using state-of-the-art laser technology, archaeologists uncovered over 60,000 previously unknown Maya structures deep in the Guatemalan jungle, including foundations for houses, military fortifications, and elevated causeways.<p>Archaeologists could barely contain their excitement about the …

Archaeology

This Turmeric Golden Milk Recipe Will Relax Your Mind & Lull You To Sleep

As someone who struggles with insomnia, I'm always trying new sleep remedies and teas to help me get a little more rest at night. Sometimes they …

Alternative Medicine

An Ancient Virus May Be Responsible for Human Consciousness

You've got an ancient virus in your brain. In fact, you've got an ancient virus at the very root of your conscious thought.<p>According to two papers …

Biology

The 10 Worst Pieces of Nutrition Advice You've Seen on Facebook

A recent survey named Facebook as the #1 source of nutrition misinformation. Have you fallen for any of these?<p>Your grandmother isn’t the only one posting fake news on Facebook. According to the annual <i>What's Trending in Nutrition</i> survey of registered dietitians, the social media platform is the …

Nutrition

Before Our Species Left Africa, Now-Extinct Humans Made These Fancy Tools in India

Archaeologists have discovered sophisticated stone tools in India dating back some 385,000 years. That’s all sorts of incredible, because <i>Homo sapiens</i> …

Anthropology

It took 83 engines to get to the moon

Amy Shira Teitel of Vintage Space shares lots of cool facts about the golden age of space exploration. Here, she enumerates the engines (and motors) …

Space Exploration

What Makes Flea Such an Amazing Bass Player? A Video Essay Breaks Down His Style

When punk rock began to wend its way out of the three-chord guitar attack and into a new generation of mannerisms, it tended to be bass players who …

Guitar

Kendrick Lamar Releases 'Black Panther' Tracklist, And It Doesn't Disappoint

The soundtrack to the year's most anticipated Marvel movie is packed with hip-hop star power. Kendrick Lamar, who is co-producing the soundtrack to <i>Black Panther</i> in collaboration with Top Dawg Entertainment president Anthony "Top Dawg" Tiffith and director Ryan Coogler, has unveiled the official …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Curiosity's sweeping Mars panorama shows how far it's come

After over five years on Mars, the Curiosity rover has done a lot of science and taken a few knocks. While trekking up Mount Sharp recently, however, it paused at Vera Rubin Ridge during a rare period of clear weather. There, it used its mast camera to snap 16 images that NASA assembled into a …

Mars Rover

I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned with salt and pepper, and roasted in a hot oven, adding a little something extra …

Recipes

10 Easy Licks Every Guitarist Should Know

Darrel Braun runs through 10 licks designed to give your solos a bit of a boost.<p>4.7K<p>SHARES<p>Having some trouble getting your soloing off the ground? …

Guitar