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Google's new Blocks app lets anyone create 3D models for VR

Itching to start creating VR content? Google’s just launched a new app called Blocks that should make it easier, even if you’ve never done any programming or 3D modeling before.<p>Blocks lets you use an HTC Vive or Oculus Rift to create low-poly 3D objects and scenes in a VR environment. Once your …

Video Lesson: Learn to Play Like Memphis Minnie in Open-G Tuning

Bill EvansApril 14, 2018<p><b>From the June 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY PETE MADSEN</b><p>Lizzie Douglas, a.k.a. Memphis Minnie, was born in 1897 in …

How to learn guitar chords across the fretboard - quickly and easily

<b>Unlock the fretboard and play chords across the neck with this ingenious system. You’ll never look at the guitar the same way again!</b><p>The system we’re …

Improve Your Fretboard Knowledge with This Arpeggio Exercise

In this lesson, I'm going to teach you an arpeggio exercise that will help improve your music theory and knowledge of the fretboard.<p>Players often …

Delightful Fibonacci sequence poem

Poet Brian Bilston wrote this delightful poem above describing, and embodying, the Fibonacci sequence in which each every number after the first two …

How Emotions Impact Cognition

Two information-processing systems determine the human emotional response: the affective and cognitive processing systems. The affective system …

Psychology

'Pico De Lettuce' Is A Genius Use For Using Up Old, Wilted Greens

We waste 40 percent of our food in the U.S., and this helps solve part of that problem.<p>If you haven’t had the pleasure of eating at Tyler Kord’s No.7 Sub in New York City, you’ve been missing out on some seriously good sandwiches. These are not the kind of sandwiches you normally make at home, …

Integrating Alternate-Picked Arpeggios Into Your Solos [Lessons]

<b>Soloing</b>: In this lesson, we will go through some arpeggio-based ideas that you can start incorporating into your playing, regardless of the genre you …

Revolutionise your songwriting with these 9 alternate guitar tunings

Introduction<p>Drop D<p>From metal riffing to country blues, drop D tuning enables instant one-finger power chords, and makes your trusty open D chord …

What They Never Told You About Chord Changes [Lessons]

<b>Guitar Chords</b>: From twenty years of teaching I'd say that this is the most common gap in understandiing amongst guitarists of all levels.

Which Windows programs for more advanced users do you recommend?

An earlier answer endorsed some programs for people setting up a new Windows PC, but Joakim would like some suggestions for more seasoned users<p><i>I’m not a programmer, but I consider myself a bit more advanced than the person addressed in your answer to your article, Which programs should I install</i> …

Every Guitar Technique in One Solo

Becoming a versatile guitar player is something everyone should consider, regardless of whether your passion lies, genre-wise. Training yourself to …

Bob Dylan Delivers His Nobel Prize Lecture, Just in Time

After Bob Dylan was named the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature last October, the literary commentariat wrestled with a fundamental question: Can song lyrics be literature? For some, the thought carried an unkind implication: Does something from the galaxy of pop music belong anywhere near …

Improve Your Fender Telecaster—Or Any Guitar—for Just $3

Did you know you can make a significant improvement in your Telecaster by swapping a $3 part.In this video, Phillip McKnight explains how a $3 Orange …

Designing Efficient Web Forms: On Structure, Inputs, Labels And Actions

Someone who uses your app or website has a particular goal. Often, the one thing standing between the user and their goal is a form. Forms remain <b>one</b> …

Guitar basics: how to solo over a 12-bar blues chord progression

<b>Whether you’re a seasoned improviser or a jam-session novice, you can always refresh those 12-bar blues licks. We get jamming over the staple</b> …

Electric Guitar

Strategy 1: Developing Clear Instructional Goals

Rick Stiggins (2008) argues that clear academic standards or learning goals form an essential structural foundation for a balanced assessment system. …

Your chances of winning record National Lottery jackpot have changed

<b>Yes, we’ve bought our National Lottery tickets and yes, we’re all expecting to win.</b><p>The biggest ever jackpot of an estimated £57.8m is a result of 13 …

Lotteries

500 Internal Server Error - Dwell

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Insightful Infographic Instructs You on How to Have the Perfect Workday

If you feel like you don't accomplish as much as you'd like during the day, perhaps there's a better way to structure your time. A recent experiment by the productivity app DeskTime finds that the highest-performing employees work for a consecutive 52 minutes before taking a 17-minute break. To …

Best smartphone battery life? Sony's Xperia Z3 is the champion, comfortably beating iPhone 6

When Apple got on stage a couple of weeks ago to show off the new features on the iPhone 6 (bigger screen! Prettier bezels!) there was one spec that …

Darrel Higham - Peavey Delta Blues Full Performance

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INCIDENTAL COMICS

Pen Names<p>This comic appears in <i>The Southampton Review.</i> Thanks to editors Emily Smith Gilbert and Lou Ann Walker!<p>Posters are available at my shop.<p>No …

Our 10 best: healthy snacks

Apple rings five ways<p>This is an ingeniously simple idea, using one of the few fresh, unprocessed foods that can be found all year round and easily picked up on the go.<i><br>The Art of Eating Well</i> <i>by Hemsley and Hemsley (Ebury)</i><p>Serves 4<b><br>2 apples</b><p>Slice through cross-sections at any width you desire, and top …

11 Smells That Are Slowly Disappearing

Nothing can trigger a memory so unexpectedly as an aroma. Clove oil immediately transports you to the dentist’s office. Crayola crayons take you back …

Bubblegum

Folia: a Google Docs Rival That Lets You Contextually Link Documents

Re-inventing the word processor might not sound like the most exciting thing in tech right now – and indeed, it might not be – but with our workday increasingly peppered by distractions and ‘Columbo tasks’ (“Just one more thing”), saving time and improving the way in which we work is a worthwhile …

The Genius Pushup You Need to Add to Your Workout

This version will light your upper body on fire and challenge your strength<p>The Spiderman pushup is extremely tough. It involves lowering yourself into a pushup position while simultaneously bringing one knee to one elbow. Now, BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., the creator of the cutting-edge <i>Men's Health</i> DVD …

10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

Many of the world's greatest scientists were inspired to go into their fields by reading science fiction books. And it's easy to see why. A lot of …

This Game Will Make You Feel Insane. Try It!

What’s the goal? Make your way through the maze. And try to keep your sanity.<p>Video games make us feel like gods, but we’re all just trained pets. A game will hand us a rocket launcher with unlimited ammo (I’m a god!). Then it will literally draw a trail leading us to our next target to shoot. And …

Without Hitler, Is There a Holocaust?

<b>Listen to Episode 63 of Slate’s The Gist:</b><p>Today on The Gist, we observe the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I with a feature about the …