Glenn Carlson

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Guitar Essentials: Legato Workout—One-Hour to Fluid Performance

Looking to add some fluidity to your single-note lines? This one-hour legato workout will be the cure for what ails even the most hardcore alternate …

Electric Guitar

NASA Photo Reveals Massive Squad of Black Holes in the Middle of Our Galaxy

Aside from a stray asteroid whizzing past Earth every now and then, our little corner of the Milky Way may seem pretty peaceful. But in reality, our …

My Adventures With the Trip Doctors

How a group of researchers and renegades are pushing hallucinogenic drugs into mainstream medicine.

Psychedelic healing: could magic mushrooms help reboot the brain?

Kirk never got over the death of his mother. When she passed away in 2011 after a long illness, the 47-year-old IT specialist kept himself busy by …

Mental Health

10 Unexpected Psychological Tricks That Will Help You Make A Great Impression On Anyone You Meet

Making a great first impression is something that doesn't come easily to everyone. Sure, there are people out there who can confidently walk up, …

We may have uncovered the origins of the most mysterious particles in the universe

Unified Origin<p>One new theory could put some long-standing physics mysteries to rest. A recent astrophysical model suggests that three different types …

Nice Brains Finish Last

We all like to think that being kind, responsible, and fair will lead to a happy life. But what if we’re wrong? What if nice guys really do finish …

What the Internet is Saying About the Casper Mattress

Casper is only two years old and has already developed a cult following — notorious for disrupting the $14 billion mattress industry and completely …

The Tree That Rocked The Music Industry

Chicago Symphony Orchestra cellist Dan Katz has two cellos. The better one — the one he prefers to play with the orchestra — is 200 years old and has rosewood tuning pegs. When the orchestra went on an 11-concert European tour in January, he purposefully left it home.<p>"I worry with that instrument …

3 Stocks That Feel Like Microsoft in 1986

These three stocks have the potential to be huge winners over the long term.<p><b>Microsoft</b> (NASDAQ:MSFT) changed the world by helping to bring computers …

10 Ways to Improve Your Guitar Tone for Free

There are all sorts of ways musicians can spend money, from buying new gear to repairing broken gear to replenishing strings, picks and …

Guitar

Two Giant Black Holes Caught Being Unbelievably Rude in New Image

Black holes think they can act however they want just because they’re massive voids. Sadly, a couple of unruly ones decided to photobomb our closest …

How to Regrout Tile in Your Kitchen, Bathroom, and Beyond

If you have tile in your bathroom, kitchen, or other area of your home, sooner or later you will want to know how to regrout it. And for good reason: …

State of the Stat: MLB numbers taking yet another crazy turn

Strikeouts are through the roof. Batting averages are in decline. Home runs? Still plenty of those. It's all part of the roller-coaster ride that is …

These Monster Waves at the World's Craziest Surf Destination Are Unbelievable

The huge swells were approaching 100 feet high.<p>The peculiar undersea geography near Nazare, Portugal, makes this seaside village one of the premier surfing destinations in the world. It's where champion big-wave surfer Garrett McNamara rode an unthinkable 100-foot wave. And this winter has been …

Florida’s Definition Of Skim Milk As “Imitation Milk Product” Ruled Unconstitutional

The long-running legal battle over Florida’s definition of “skim milk” may have finally come to an end today, with a federal appeals court ruling …

2017 March 19 - Equinox on a Spinning Earth

<b>Equinox on a Spinning Earth</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> NASA, Meteosat, Robert Simmon<p><b>Explanation:</b> When does the line between day and night become vertical? …

11 things people think are terrible for your diet that actually aren't

Truth be told, Red Bull (at least the sugar-free kind) isn't all that terrible for you. Besides having only 10 calories and no sugar, it has only 80 milligrams of caffeine, about <i>a third</i> of the amount in a tall Starbucks drip coffee. As far as its other ingredients — namely B vitamins and taurine — …

Diets

A Homemade Cheesesteak Is a Thing of Beauty

Making cheesesteaks at home doesn’t require any fancy moves—only the willingness to turn your kitchen into a South Philly hoagie shop.<p>A well-made cheesesteak is a thing of beauty. All the ingredients kind of…fuse together. The thinly shaved beef, the glistening caramelized onions and peppers, the …

Cooking

Sous Vide Is the Best Way to Cook a Steak, Period

Sous

Top Vegetarian Protein Sources

If you're following a vegetarian diet, try these meatless and plant-based options to get your protein.<p>These vegetarian protein sources make it easy …

This Website Has the Best Flight Deals 99% of the Time, Says a Travel Pro

While the purpose of a vacation is to relax and unwind, the lead-up to a trip can have the opposite effect. Between trawling flight websites, finding …

Eight foods to superpower your immune system

As polar vortexes, nor'easters and monsoons ensue across the country, people are more likely to stay indoors, which also means that germs can circulate more easily.<p>Cue the sniffling, sore throats, coughs and congestion -- classic signs of the common cold.<p>If you're feeling under the weather, food …

Immune System

The world today looks ominously like it did before World War I | NOLA.com

A backlash to globalization appears to be gaining strength around the world. U.S. politicians on both the right and left have called for curbing free …

Globalization

10 Must-have apps that every hiker shouldn’t live without

Share103<p>Tweet<p>Share24<p>+11<p>Shares 128<p>When we start planning long hikes, we always think of J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan saying, “To live will be an awfully …

Experts call for official guidelines on child screen use

Educationalists, psychologists and authors also call for a minister for children to try to address ‘toxic’ nature of childhood<p>A group of leading authors, educationalists and child-development experts is calling on the government to introduce national guidelines on the use of screens, amid concern …

Tablets

America’s youth are suing the government over climate change, and President Obama needs to react

<b>Protesters in Times Square against climate change in New York, September 21, 2014. (Reuters/Eduardo Munoz)</b><p>These lawsuits could offer a ray of hope for climate change proponents<p>Mary Wood • Charles W. Woodward • IV • Michael C. Blumm<p>December 25, 2016 10:58am (UTC)<p><i>This article was originally published</i> …

Fossil Fuels

Earth’s Crust Is Getting Thinner Than Ever, Thanks to a Rapidly Cooling Interior

The thinnest it’s been in 170 million years.<p>If you looked back at Earth 170 million years ago, you’d find a very different planet. The world’s …

How one of Led Zeppelin's greatest hits was made

<i>Below is an excerpt from Marc Myers' new book "Anatomy of a Song: The Oral History of 45 Iconic Hits That Changed Rock, R&B, and Pop" (Grove Press), which you can buy on Amazon. In it, Myers talks to Led Zeppelin member Jimmy Page and collaborators about the making of one of the band's hits that</i> …

Interactive: How global bonds are the bedrock of a diversified portfolio

Global diversification—the idea of spreading your risks and returns across domestic and international markets—is a basic principle of investing. But while many investors have signed on to the idea of diversifying their stocks, their bond portfolios are often highly concentrated in the U.S.1<p>What you …