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Why Do So Many Diners Look Like Train Cars?

When your playlist strikes all the right chords, your body can go on a physiological joyride. Your heart rate increases. Your pupils dilate. Your …

Food & Dining

Icebergs

"As far as lighting conditions, I'm interested in a very certain type of light that I've only experienced in the polar regions. It's a very monochromatic world. But there is color, and it's very subtle."<p>"Icebergs are very much like us in that they have their own unique personality. They behave in …

Frontal Assault: The Top 10 Guitar-Playing Frontmen in Rock

Even though Metallica's James Hetfield makes it look all too easy, there are countless guitarists who find it challenging to sing while doing …

Guitar

23 Low-Carb Lunches That Will Actually Fill You Up

Sandwiches are going to be so jealous.

50 Guitar Playing Techniques: An Improvement Journal

<b>How many times</b> have you read a list post on improving guitar (or anything really) that had a bullet point titled, “Think outside of the box.”<p>Or …

Electric Guitar

Learn the 7 Secrets for Building Unstoppable Confidence

Become more powerful and successful in everything you do.<p>Building true confidence is a gradual process. No one is going to turn into a positive, self-confident person overnight.<p>But if you're in need of some extra confidence, here are seven secrets for building unstoppable confidence that are no …

Self-improvement

Shredmental: Hell-Bent for Rhythm!

<b>Chops:</b> Advanced <b><br>Theory:</b> Beginner <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Learn an essential gallop rhythm pattern.<br>• Build your picking-hand stamina.<br>• Move between basic …

The 25 Things Every Guitarist Should Know

<i>Many people believe that possessing talent alone is enough to guarantee an artist success in the music business. Nothing could be further from the</i> …

Kurt Cobain Doc ‘Montage of Heck’ to Premiere on HBO in 2015

<i>Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck</i>, the first fully authorized documentary about the late Nirvana frontman, will see release on HBO in 2015. The film is …

New 3D Optical Illusion Drawings by Ramon Bruin

Dutch artist Ramon Bruin, aka JJK Airbrush, is a master at creating optical illusion drawings that blur the line between art and reality. Bruin, who is mostly self-taught, brings his anamorphic drawings to life by photographing them at precise angles, making the subjects appear to pop right off the …

Drawing

12 ways to make it big on YouTube with your music

<b>So far in this series we've shown you how to take advantage of GoPro cameras and GoPro's Studio software to create awesome video edits for promoting</b> …

Guitar

Stop Trashing Your Hands!

“It’s all in the hands.”<p>As a guitarist, you’ve heard countless players claim that’s where their tone comes from. While that is hardly research-based …

10 Things All Guitarists Should Be Able to Do

For some reason, I’ve been getting out more often lately and experiencing live music. It’s been a mixed bag. Some have been national acts in large …

The Shazam Effect

Record companies are tracking download and search data to predict which new songs will be hits. This has been good for business—but is it bad for music?<p>In 2000, a Stanford Ph.D. named Avery Wang co-founded, with a couple of business-school graduates, a tech start-up called Shazam. Their idea was to …

It's Time to Bring Back the Banality of Evil

What makes people become murderers? If you are watching shows like <i>Hannibal</i> and <i>Dexter</i>, you'd think it had to do with their exceptionally refined moral …

You Can Turn A $2,000 Shipping Container Into An Epic Off-Grid Home

Why Mermaids Were Probably Real<p>Published<p>2 hours ago<p>on<p>July 30, 2018<p>In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>Mermaids have been written about by several cultures across …

How Neil Gaiman Stays Creative In An Age Of Constant Distraction

“Those 2 million followers are not going to do anything to get my stories written for me.”<p>The great German writer and realpolitik statesman Goethe once said “talent is nurtured in solitude.” The only way to achieve true creativity, then, was to become “a child of solitude.”<p>But in our culture of …