Dillon Langford

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These Creepy Paintings Look Ripped from a Surreal Storybook

Roby dwi Antono’s paintings portray children frolicking with ghostly creatures in an unsettling fantasyland.<p>Young but far from foolish, a cast of girls stand their ground while animal specters invade their immediate surroundings. The image of an unperturbed pre-teen girl holding an oversized insect …

Flowering Alien Bio-Sculptures Burst from Walls

Crystal Wagner's ‘Bioforms and Blooms’ experiments in 2D and 3D space.<p>Bursting forth organically and covered with a scaly texture, these dynamic sculptures balance vine-like tentacles and vibrant florals from a static position. American artist Crystal Wagner creates complex and gravity-defying …

10 Essential Metal Rhythm Guitar Techniques in One Song

In the clip below, TDOVmusic, the crew that brought you "10 Essential Whammy Bar Techniques in One Song," presents "10 Essential Metal Rhythm Guitar …

Guitar

20+ Amazing 3D Street Art Illusions That Will Play Tricks on Your Mind

At its best, street art and graffiti stops you in your tracks. In fact, the results are often jaw-dropping. And while virtual and augmented reality is all the rage, certain artists have been creating 3D street art for quite some time.<p>When we think of 3D art, the most common form that springs to …

Streetwear

38,000-Year-Old Cave Art Found On Limestone Slab In French Cave Sheds Light On Early Human Life

The earliest modern humans that arrived in Western Europe are estimated to have migrated there from Africa about 45,000 years ago. And while they …

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.

Artist Uses Engineering to Fold Mesmerizing Geometric Paper Sculptures

Paper engineering artist Matt Shlian produces incredible forms from the ubiquitous, everyday material. Making strategic and precise folds, he creates stunning geometric designs built with tessellations. The three-dimensional pieces are often crafted in bone-white or black-colored paper, which …

Art

When A Professional Animator Illustrates His Sons' Drawings

The result is, well, awesome.<p>Tokyo-based animator Thomas Romain, whom Kotaku has profiled previously (here and here), has been uploading pics, …

How To Play Blues Rhythm And Lead Guitar Parts Simultaneously [Lessons]

<b>Guitar Styles</b>: In this article you will learn how to start playing blues rhythm and lead at the same time.

Guitar

Artist Born Without Hands Creates Masterful Photo-Realistic Portraits

Like many people, Polish artist Mariusz Kędzierski has been drawing since he was a child. What separates him from most gifted artists is the fact that he was born without hands. Specializing in photo-realistic portraits sketched in pencil, he's never let his disability hold him back from his art …

Drawing

How to Blow Minds on Guitar—with Just One Finger

“Sometimes you just wanna show off.”<p>So says guitarist Jim Lill, who posted this video on YouTube just the other day. In it, he shows you a near …

Invaluable Business and Life Lessons I Learned Playing Poker

In life, you have to play the hand you're dealt.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everything I know about life and business, I learned from my time playing poker. I spent almost three years on the felt as my primary source of income. It was definitely a grind, and I was …

Entrepreneurship

Four Ways to Visualize the Fretboard

Having a visual sense of the fretboard can help you navigate its entire length as well instantly articulate melodies and phrases when inspiration …

Americans and Canadians Spent $53.3 Billion on Marijuana Last Year

Americans and Canadians spent an estimated $53.3 billion on marijuana last year, according to a new report.<p>The figure, presented by ArcView Market …

Spending 10 Minutes a Day on Mindfulness Subtly Changes the Way You React to Everything

Leaders across the globe feel that the unprecedented busyness of modern-day leadership makes them more reactive and less proactive. There is a solution to this hardwired, reactionary leadership approach: mindfulness.<p>Having trained thousands of leaders in the techniques of this ancient practice, …

Mindfulness

The Chord That Changes Everything

Writing music happens in many different ways. Inspiration from your favorite artists, an emotional life experience, and a simple noodling session on …

1976 Harley-Davidson FLH - The Golden Calf

Jeff Wright is a straight-up freak. In his home town of Des Moines, IA, nobody gets what he does. Even though the custom bike world encourages …

Learn Something: 3 Sneaky Guitar Tricks for Beginners to Make You Sound Awesome

Wine And Weed Coming Together In Sonoma

The wine industry’s necessary distaste when it comes to weeds is valid. Weeds wreak havoc in the vineyard: steal water, invite insects, etc. But harvesting weeds to make a profit must be every farmer’s secret dream. Now that dream seems possible .<p>The Wine Industry Network (WIN), in Healdsburg, CA. …

Wine

Tiny Amounts of LSD for Depression

Instead of an “acid trip,” she took an “acid errand.”<p>Throughout Ayelet Waldman’s entire life, she’s been “held hostage by the vagaries of mood,” as she explains in her new book, <i>A Really Good Day</i>. She is a bestselling author, mom of four, and devoted wife, but her mental illness threatened it all. …

Medicine

The Filmmakers Behind ‘Saving Banksy’ Discuss Why the Artist is a Modern Day Andy Warhol

At this point it’s no secret that Bristol artist Banksy is an enigma. Not only is his identity unknown but his work has a mysterious quality to it, …

Two research teams taught their AIs to beat pros at poker

Poker-playing bots aren't exactly new -- just ask anyone who's tried to win a little cash on PokerStars -- but two different groups of researchers are setting their sights a little higher. To no one's surprise, those AI buffs are trying to teach their algorithms how to beat world-class Texas …

Beyond the Great Wave: Hokusai exhibition grants rare glimpse of a treasure once sold for the price of a bowl of noodles

It is one of the most recognisable and reproduced artworks in the world.<p>Now visitors to the British Museum will be able to view the 19th century Hokusai masterpiece known as ‘The Great Wave’, as it is brought out of storage for an exhibition exploring the later years of the man considered by many …

San Francisco's new workout craze is called 'ganja yoga' — take a look

In San Francisco, where marijuana is newly legal for recreational use, an increasingly popular yoga class invites students to light up before sliding into their Downward Dog.<p>Dee Dussault, a hatha yoga teacher with 22 years of experience and author of the upcoming book, "Ganja Yoga," thinks …

Yoga

Meet France's Best Tattoo Artists in a Short Documentary Series

The filmmakers behind the ‘Color My Skin’ web series talk about French tattoo culture.<p>Tattooing is a global phenomenon, yet there aren’t many windows into each country’s tattoo subcultures. But French tattoo enthusiasts and filmmakers Erwan Roudaut and Alexandre Gamot have been blowing France’s …

5 essential blues guitar turnaround solos

<b>When you're looking to refresh your blues vocabulary, you can turn things around with these characteristic and enduring motifs</b><p>One of the staples of …

What Happens When You Put Weed in Your Coffee

In the name of public service I sampled a few java-ganja products to observe their effects on my cognitive and motor functions.<p>There's a common misconception that if you combine two drugs you'll get the best of both worlds. It's the same thinking that gave us the vodka & Red Bull, the spliff, or …