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Everything you never wanted to know about artificial sweeteners

Your diet soda might just be worse than a regular one.<p>There are a lot of myths about artificial sweeteners. The main one is that they’re actually better for you than regular sugar. Low-calorie sweeteners have been around for decades now, and we’re finally at a point where we’ve studied them enough …

Diabetes

Rhythmic Soloing Exercise for the Improvising Guitarist

0<p>SHARES<p>With so many scales, arpeggios, licks, chords and patterns to learn in the practice room, sometimes we can overlook rhythm when working on our</b> …

Electric Guitar

Steal These Five Blistering Zakk Wylde Licks

0<p>SHARES<p>If you happen to draw up a list of blazing fast pentatonic players, odds are, Zakk Wylde will be one of the guitarists on it. Wylde has given …

Guitar

New videos show off iPad’s best tricks

Apple wants to make sure iPad users know how to work with two apps at once, and also how an Apple Pencil can mark up screenshots. A couple of new videos walk users through each of these quickly and simply.<p>The video are likely timed to benefit people buying the new iPad, the first budget iOS tablet …

Apple Pencil

This Ridiculously Nice Vinyl Stand Is an Audiophile’s Dream

Symbol Audio, makers of some the most beautiful analog audio equipment, just announced a few new products. They’re all pretty stunning, as the …

Audiophile

100 Small, Nice Things to Do For Your Wife Just Because

Because it's the little things that matter.<p>By<p>Mar 28 2018, 11:09 PM<p>It sounds a bit cliché, but it’s the little things that make a marriage. Grand …

Relationships

DC Black Label means new Mythos for Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman

DC Comics announces DC Black Label, a new imprint to focus on all-star writers with heavy hitting characters.<p>DC Comics Black Label is a place for all …

Comic Books

Mongolian Beef and Spring Onions Recipe

"A soy-based Chinese-style beef dish. Best served over soft rice noodles or rice."<p>Ingredients<p>2 teaspoons vegetable oil<p>1 tablespoon finely chopped …

Onions

Restaurant-Style Taco Meat Seasoning Recipe

"This tastes very close to the taco seasoning favored by a very popular fast-food taco restaurant. You can make this at home, and let your family …

Food

Smooth Struttin’

188<p>SHARES<p>Do you admire how great bassists can effortlessly “walk” their way through any blues progression, but don’t have a clue how they do it? …

Electric Guitar

Master the 5 positions of the pentatonic scale in a 5 fret zone - The Guitar Channel

In this lesson the exercise (or the torture, especially at the beginning) that <b>Simon Ghnassia</b> proposes to do has the goal to help you assimilate …

Electric Guitar

Five Simple Riffs From Five Iconic Bands

Take a breather, and tackle some of the easier riffs from the Van Halen, Led Zeppelin and AC/DC catalogs.<p>339<p>SHARES<p>Sometimes, nothing feels better …

Van Halen

The Best White T-Shirts For Any Budget

You can never have enough.<p>A white T-shirts is one of the most versatile pieces of clothing a guy can own. Whether as an base layer or on its own, it works in every year and for every style. Of course, it's also plain white and prone to stains, which means that you should either stock up on cheap …

Clothing

Why You Should Never Put These 3 Words on Your LinkedIn Profile

Putting this on your profile is a big no-no. Here's why.<p>While LinkedIn is a social-media tool, it's not like the others. LinkedIn is your personal website for your career. You are a business-of-one that must sell its services to employers over the course of your career. Having a strong LinkedIn …

Employment

4 Anti-Inflammatory Vitamins Doctors Swear By To Get A Flatter Stomach Faster

Most mornings you slip into the same routine: coffee, oatmeal, check email, brush teeth, dress and it’s off to work. But there’s a missing step that …

Sharpening Angles for Kitchen Knives

Our favorite kitchen nerd, Alex of French Guy Cooking, did a video recently on knife sharpening. Along with learning how to sharpen a knife, Alex also got a lesson in how many opinions there are when it comes to knife sharpening. In addressing some of that, he created this video describing knife …

20 Luxury Vacations That Are Surprisingly Affordable

1 of 20<p>Stay at a castle in France for $77.<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 20<p>Dance all night in Fiji.<p>3 of 20<p>Find your joie de vivre in Paris for $150 a …

These Headphones Were Created By A Grammy-Winning Engineer

If you’re a audio nerd, these 1MORE Quad Driver In-Ear Headphones will probably be exciting for you. They’re the world's first THX® Certified …

Sheet Pan Caprese Chicken

Your dishwasher will thank you for this easy one-sheet weeknight dinner-- no prep bowls needed! Juicy roasted tomatoes and cheesy chicken breasts get …

How to Play Jimi Hendrix's "Little Wing" Intro

0<p>SHARES<p>In this video, guitarist and instructor Andy Aledort shows you how to play the intro to the Jimi Hendrix Experience classic, "Little Wing."<p>The …

5 guitar tricks you can learn from Jimmy Page

Jimmy has always been a tremendously inventive rhythm guitarist as well as a riff writer supreme and this is often sadly overlooked

Guitar

Want to Knock 'em Dead in Nashville? Learn These 20 Tasty Country Licks

Exploring the world of country guitar is a diverse and exciting journey, one from which a guitarist of any background can benefit, while having …

Top 10 Apple TV Remote Tips and Tricks

When Apple released the fourth-generation Apple TV in 2015, it also included a new Siri Remote with the set-top box (although in some regions Apple kept the original name "Apple TV Remote" due to Siri not working in those territories).<p>The redesigned remote features dual microphones for Siri support …

30 questions to ask a guy you're dating

When you’re dating, you spend a lot of time with your person. You can have endless conversations about work, family, and friends, sure, but sometimes …

How to Play Led Zeppelin's "Immigrant Song" Intro Riff

In this classic GW lesson, you can learn how to play the intro to Led Zeppelin's classic track, "Immigrant Song."<p>In the video—which is hosted by our …

Learn to choose the right scale for your guitar solo with these 5 cunning blues licks

Choose the scale for the sound you’re after with these five licks written specially to give a certain sound...

Electric Guitar

Learn 5 essential blues guitar rhythm grooves with this easy lesson

Arm yourself with the rhythm chops to see you through any blues jam...

Guitar

12 Best Dishes for a Romantic Night In

A romantic night for two at a restaurant on Valentine's day is a good idea—in theory. But after going through the process of picking a place you both …

New York City

Exploring Slide Guitar in Open E Tuning

6<p>SHARES<p>One of the most distinctive sounds in blues and rock music is that of a slide guitar.<p>“Slide playing” refers to the action of gently pressing a …

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? …