Dylan Blankenship

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God Is Unconvincing To Smart Folks

As far as I can discover from interviews and from books, there are at least 21 reasons smart people find God unconvincing. Here are the 21 reasons, explained:<p><b>1. God as an old white man in the sky is unconvincing</b><p>Depictions of God as a humanoid (this is called 'anthropo-morphism' = in human form) …

Super News

The 10 best horror podcasts to give you nightmares

You don't want to ever sleep ever again, do you? Horror podcasting is booming with shows like Welcome to Night Vale and Archive 81 creeping us out on …

Guitar Essentials: Here's Why Scales Don't Really Matter That Much

0<p>SHARES<p><b>PHOTO: Cindy Moorhead</b><p>Scales are cool, but only if you know the techniques to get the most out of them.<p>For example. Stevie Ray Vaughan, B.B. …

Guitar

Comment on We Might Live in a Virtual Universe — But It Doesn’t Really Matter by Nyremne

rtryonThere’s no logic in saying humans can’t know all so god exist and did everything.science dismiss god because of zero evidence and knowledge of …

Inventions

13 science-backed signs you're smarter than average

How do you know if someone's smart?<p>Without administering an impromptu IQ test, there are certain clues you can use to gauge a person's relative …

30 design tools you can't live without

Designers are extremely busy people. Fact.<p>Not only do they have to make time to find inspiration for their next project, manage feedback, attend meetings, and communicate with their clients, they also have to find the time to actually sit down and do the work.<p>Let’s not forget the time and effort …

Graphic Design

Watch Dave Grohl's Emotional Eulogy From Lemmy's Memorial Service

Motörhead's Lemmy Kilmister was laid to rest Saturday with a memorial service at Los Angeles' Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery. With Kilmister's casket …

Rock Music

Top 10 TED Talks That Could Change Your Life

There’s no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are …

10 TED Talks to Make You a Better You | Inc.com

For something that's been around for only a few years, TED talks have quickly become an important medium for learning and inspiration. They help people in all kinds of pursuits with knowledge and inspiration--and there's something wonderfully accessible about seeing and hearing someone communicate …

Happiness

How To Become A Genius

Whether you’d like to admit it or not, you probably have an average IQ. Luckily, there’s a lot you can do to increase your intelligence.<p>You probably think you’re pretty smart. Most people believe they’re smarter than the average American, according to a study from YouGov. Yet when it comes to IQ, …

The 15 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix, however, that it can be hard to sort through them all.<p>The streaming site does a great job picking up films beyond mainstream hits. A diverse number of overlooked films are available to just about anybody. Now is a better time than ever to catch films that may …

23 Emotions People Feel But Can't Explain

Why Are Some People Better at Drawing than Others?

Since the dawn of human art-making, the divide has been clear: There are people who can effortlessly sketch an object's likeness, and people who …

Louis C.K. Confesses to Being a 'Mild Racist,' Gets Inside the Heads of Child Molesters in Hilarious SNL Monologue

It's the best he could do after growing up in the '70s.<p>It's always nice when a standup comedian hosts <i>Saturday Night Live</i> because the monologue is actually a monologue. It's the biggest audience any comedian will ever have to lay down their material, and they're not going to waste the opportunity by …

Comedy

Guitar Lessons: Building Speed: Lesson 1

In this tutorial series of lessons we will look at a method of building speed.<p>First, it is important to realize that playing fast - or "shredding" - …

Electric Guitar

40 Amazing Cartoon Tutorials for Aspiring Illustrators

Share!<p>If you’re passionate about cartoons and either work as a cartoon illustrator or simply practice drawing cartoons as a hobby, these fun cartoon …

The Only Theory Lesson You'll Ever Need - Part 1

“Music theory.”<p>Just saying the words can make a guitar student’s eyes glaze over, like we’re about to launch into a trigonometry class or …

Electric Guitar

Underrated Exercises for Men

10 Genius Exercises You Aren’t Doing<p>These movements can make your workout—and your body—better<p>Yes, the headline of this story should probably be “10 Genius Exercises You MIGHT Not Be Doing.” But frankly, that just doesn’t sound as good as the current title. (Imagine that: truth on the Internet!)<p>And …

8 Mistakes Our Brains Subconsciously Make Every Day

I was seriously shocked at some of these mistakes in thinking that I subconsciously make <i>all the time</i>. Obviously, none of them are huge, life-threatening mistakes, but they are really surprising and avoiding them could help us to make more rational, sensible decisions.<p>Being aware of the mistakes we …