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12 Artists Driving The Sound Of Young Americana

Americana may have started as a subgenre and, to some, as a radio format for those “rootsy” artists who didn’t fit simply into the country bag. But …

Universal Music

Fall Records Before The Fall

For his new album, <i>Roll With The Punches</i> (Exile/Caroline), Van Morrison decided to reach back to his first musical love, the blues. Working with a …

Guitar

Tips and Tricks: Backing Up Your iOS Device

Backing up is something that you don’t think about until it’s ALL you can think about. You don’t really need it until the day comes when a device fails, and then you REALLY need it. As the old adage says, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” In that spirit, let’s take a look at what …

This Is the Best of Lifehacker 2016

At the end of every year, we take a look back at our most popular posts to reminisce (and to help you catch any stuff you might have missed). Here’s …

The Cheapskate's top 10 money-saving tips of 2016

Use them to save cash in 2017, too.<p><i>CNET's Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. And find more great buys on the</i> <i>CNET Deals page.</i><p>Saving money is a marathon, not a sprint. It's something …

Ten Best Jazz Albums of 2016

<b>2. Donny McCaslin</b>, <i>Beyond Now</i> (Motema) – Saxophonist Donny McCaslin and his group collaborated with Davie Bowie on his final album, <i>Blackstar</i>. While …

Top 25 Jazz Albums continued...

Here is the second half of the 25 best jazz albums of all time

You can still get Windows 10 for free with this trick

Microsoft's free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ended last week, or did it? The software giant has introduced a "free upgrade offer extension" for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users who use assistive technologies. While, technically, the free upgrade offer for the general public has ended, Microsoft has …

Syd Barrett: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Pink Floyd's 'Crazy Diamond'

As the spark that launched Pink Floyd into orbit, Syd Barrett left behind a small but unbelievably potent body of work. He was the principal …

20 Insanely Great Peter Gabriel Songs Only Hardcore Fans Know

Art-rock innovator, soul-pop craftsman, "world music" ambassador: Peter Gabriel has evolved substantially with each LP, often abandoning a …

Peter Gabriel

NPR Music's 30 Favorite Albums Of 2016 (So Far)

Do we even need July through December? For a year just reaching its midpoint, 2016 has already been the most. Heartbreaking, surprising, idiotic, ecstatic, life-giving, exhausting. With apologies to whatever happened in the first week of January, the wild mood swings of the last six months started …

26 Extremely Dope Overlooked Albums of 2016 (So Far)

There's more to life than Kanye West, or Drake, or even—hear us out—Beyoncé. This has been a year of great music, and some extremely dope albums have slipped under the radar.<p>This has been a year full of music and, more specifically, full of great music. Even more specifically, 2016 has been a year …

How To: Brew Your Own Ginger Beer Like a Boss

Step aside, ginger ale; ginger beer is here, and it's delicious.<p>Ginger beer is made by fermenting a combination of ginger simple syrup, yeast, and …

The Nonstick Fry Pan That Every Kitchen Needs

As far as first impressions go, the Madura Nonstick Fry Pan is so sharp that Bruce Wayne called and wants to hire it as an intern (apparently he's a sunny-side-up kinda guy). Jet black all over, with a contemporary silhouette and smooth, glinting surface, it might be the only nonstick skillet to …

7 HIIT YouTube Workouts That Take You From Zero to Sweat in Record Time

So you’ve decided it’s finally time to get serious about getting in shape. Great work! But just because it <i>is</i> the time doesn’t mean you always <i>have</i> the time. There are tons of yoga, pilates, cardio and strength training workouts available on YouTube (that’s right, no gym necessary), but if you’re a …

Exercise

13 Healthy Pizza Recipes You Will Want to Make Immediately

People love pizza, and we mean LOVE it. We get the obsession — it's bread plus cheese, after all, which is just about the most perfect marriage we can think of. If you think being healthy (or vegan or gluten-free or low-carb) means a life without pizza, we are here to prove you wrong.

Food

This Is Why Everyone's So Obsessed With Turmeric Right Now

Plus, some delicious ideas on how to add this healthy spice to your diet.<p>Turmeric, the vibrant spice so prominent in Indian cuisine, has been gaining in popularity stateside. Google’s Food Trends reported a 56 percent increase in search since last November -- they're predicting it to be the …

Pull-Ups vs. Chin-Ups

Build Up Your Strength<p>If you can't do more than one pull-up, start by simply hanging on the bar for 30 to 60 seconds. Trainer Melody Schoenfeld of …

These Sennheiser headphones are the best over-ears you’ll find for under $25

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon You shouldn't be cheap with headphones.<p>After testing a whole lot of these things in the past year, I can say that the more you …

Your Guide to Building a Better Bloody Mary Bar

There’s something about customizing a Bloody Mary to fit your special palate that is infinitely appealing, and nothing thrills a brunch guest more …

30 Super-Easy Healthy Dinners That'll Help You Lose Weight

You'll be counting down the minutes 'til you can make these healthy dinner recipes!<p>When you get home after a long day at work, it can be so tempting to grab takeout or heat up a frozen meal instead of making dinner completely from scratch. After all, you might feel like you don’t have time (or the …

Healthy Eating

10 Superfoods You Should Try In 2016, Including Coconut Oil, Spirulina And Matcha

From spirulina to matcha green tea and maca powder, a whole host of superfoods shot onto our radar in 2015.<p>If you didn't get around to trying them …

15 Crazy Delicious Cauliflower Hacks to Help You Lose Weight

We-can’t-believe-it’s-cauliflower recipes ahead.<p>If we could hand out superlatives to our favorite veggies, cauliflower would win “most creative” by a landslide. With the help of a food processor and some smart seasonings, it’s the ultimate shape-shifter. While we're at it, we'd also give this pale …

Healthy Eating

13 Delicious Recipes for Leftover Quinoa

When you make a pot of quinoa, it’s practically a given that you’ll be eating it for several more days. And that’s because just two cups of the dry …

34 Healthy Dinner Recipes Anyone Can Make

For some, "cooking" means boiling water for instant ramen. For others, the mere thought of turning on a stove sends them running to the phone to …

Healthy Eating

A Thousand Hours of Early Jazz Records Now Available Online

It’s easier than ever to indulge in a passion for old-school jazz. For instance, you can listen to 1000 hours of jazz recordings released from 1921 …

What Happens to America If Trump Loses?

Many Americans are afraid of what the U.S. would look like if Donald Trump won November's election. Would President Trump really ban Muslims — …

Donald Trump

Thievery Corporation Covers Grateful Dead At AURA Music & Arts Festival

This past Friday night, Thievery Corporation headlined the second day of this year’s AURA Music & Arts Festival at the Spirit Of The Suwannee Music …

How To Tell If You're Pooping Right

Turn that brown frown upside down!<p>Apparently, there is a healthiest time to poop every day, according to a recent article in Women’s Health magazine.<p>Morning is best for pooping, the mag reports, because that’s when our bodies tend to get rid of the food we ate the day before. Skip this urge and you …

5 Reasons You Should Ditch Your iPhone for a Samsung Galaxy S7

Break the cycle.<p>We know, we know, you love your iPhone. What would it take to make the switch to an Android? We think the new Samsung Galaxy might be the cure for your "shattered screen, 7 percent battery left, 99 percent storage full, sat in a cup of rice all night because I dropped it in the …