Ian Wilford

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The Granddaddy of American Conspiracy Theorists

Even a broken clock is right twice a day; that’s what they say about people who are supposed to be crackpots. It’s the idea that there is a moment in …

Osama Bin Laden

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

Jacob Rees-Mogg's home gets spray-painted by vandals while he visits New York

Vandals have left a series of offensive messages at the home of MP Jacob Rees-Mogg and left a pink dildo on his wife’s car.<p>They sprayed “scum” on the …

Jacob Rees-Mogg

Sunday Studio Video Demo: Using a Notan Underpainting

2 hours ago - By Kem Studios<p>'The Magic Hour Returns' 8x10 pastel ©Karen Margulis sold In case you missed this one...here is a post and video from the …

Sharpen and care for your kitchen knives

If you bought a nice knife for your kitchen, congrats! You took the first step toward making cooking easier and more enjoyable. But, don't stop there -- a good knife deserves careful maintenance, like sharpening and honing.<p>After a few weeks of use, new knives will become dull, forcing you to apply …

Ohio judge orders defiant defendant's mouth taped during court hearing

<b>(CNN) —</b> An Ohio judge ordered a defendant's mouth taped shut during a courtroom hearing, and a media outlet's video caught the scene of an officer duct-taping the man's face to silence him.<p>The incident took place earlier this week, when a judge in Cleveland, Ohio, ordered Franklyn Williams, 32, to …

ACLU

Learn to Play: Mick Taylor Riffs Guitar Lesson with Jeff Massey

Mick Taylor is one of the all-time greats in blues and rock 'n' roll guitar playing. Along with Peter Green and Eric Clapton, Taylor spent some time …

Essential Blues Guitar Lessons Pt 1: The 12-Bar Blues

<b>In this first lesson in our exclusive new tuition series, MGR Music tutor Leigh Fuge explains the classic 12-bar blues and shows you how you can take</b> …

Percussionist Plays Unrolled Reel-to-Reel Tape Like a Drum to Achieve a Unique Electronic Sound

Yoshida Haruka of the Open Reel Ensemble showed how he plays unrolled reel-to-reel tape like a drum to achieve a unique electronic sound. Known as …

A Wisconsin Man Had His Legs and Hands Amputated After a Lick From a Dog Caused Severe Infection

A Wisconsin man has lost his hands and legs after he contracted a life-threatening bacterial infection from a dog.<p>Greg Manteufel loved riding his …

A Day In The Studio With Satchmo

Most every fan is fascinated by the recording process – just how are great records created? How does the magic of the studio translate into a …

10 Latin American Women Artists You Should Know

Female artists from Latin America have faced challenges entering the spotlight in the same way as their male counterparts. Thankfully, the <i>Radical</i> …

8 Fascinating Chemical Differences Between Smoking Weed Vs. Vaping Weed

With vaping on the rise, and the current side effects of vaping still unknown, many people are left wondering what, if any, are the differences …

How Dancehall Took On The Charts – And Won

Old-school reggae fans didn’t understand dancehall. This noisy, brash music came along in the 80s with a raw, street-driven sound and, for a while, …

7 Magnificent Freeware Reverb Plug-ins

<b>To tie in with our Essential Guide to Reverb – not to mention our Starter Studio for ambient composers – here’s a list of the finest freeware reverb</b> …

An Expert's Guide to Intermittent Fasting For Beginners

There are a lot of diet options out there, but don't despair if you haven't found the right one for your lifestyle. Instead, consider giving intermittent fasting a try. I get it — if you're anything like me, the mere mention of fasting may send you running in the opposite direction, but I quickly …

Intermittent Fasting

Gear For Your Starter Studio

Home » Recording Resources » Recording Info » For Your Studio » Gear For Your Starter Studio<p>So you have a good-sounding room. What should go into it, …

9 things you need to know about mastering in your DAW

<b>Whether you're mastering your own tracks in your own DAW, or simply preparing a mix for mastering by a professional engineer, these tried and true</b> …

This Spray Foam Will Fix Any of Your Concrete Problems

Renovations for concrete can cost what feels like a mini fortune. But this foam material can fix those concrete problems at a fraction of the …

DMT: The Spirit Molecule: A Doctor's Revolutionary Research into the Biology of Near-Death and Mystical Experiences

<b>J. P. Harpignies</b><p>"This book will be of profound interest to . . . anyone with a deep interest in the study of consciousness, visionary states and/or …

Using Two-Note Chords to Play the Blues, Part 1

When learning how to play jazz guitar, one of the main items we need to tackle is playing effective, jazzy-sounding chords that properly outline the …

The Encyclopedia Of Alternate Guitar Tunings

Joni Mitchell, Keith Richards, Robert Johnson, Ani DiFranco, and Bob Dylan. What do they have in common? For one, they've experimented with alternate …

How to hack your unconscious… to find your inner creativity

Everyone is familiar with “aha” moments, when the solution to a problem suddenly pops into conscious awareness as if from nowhere. Wouldn’t it be …

Creativity

Hunter S. Thompson’s Many Strange, Unpredictable Appearances on The David Letterman Show

An old quote from Joseph de Maistre gets thrown around a lot lately: <i>Toute nation a le gouvernement qu’elle</i> <i>mérite</i>—“every nation gets the government it …

20-foot Great White Shark Deep Blue may be largest ever filmed

(WTVO) -- Shark experts off the coast of Mexico's Guadalupe Island filmed some incredible video of a massive great white shark named Deep Blue.<p>The …

Sharpening Blades the Scary-Sharp Way

Cris from Get Hands Dirty has published a quick video on how she sharpens her knives and chisels. There are so many videos, so many techniques, and so many hard-held opinions on what’s the best way is to sharpen a blade. Here is one method.<p>Cris uses a hard, flat piece of kitchen marble, 4 grades of …

The Public Image Is Rotten: A Fresh Look At PiL

Few would quibble that seminal punks <b>Sex Pistols</b> irrevocably changed the course of rock’n’roll in the late 70s. However, after their messy demise …

Cut Back on Oil With Air-Fried Chicken Wings

Don’t be afraid of overcooking these —the longer they stay in the air fryer, the more crispy goodness you’ll get—add up to 10 more minutes to the …

Food

Incredibly Rare Footage of the Legendary Jimi Hendrix Playing an Acoustic Guitar

Musician Gaurav Krishnan of Bombeats Music very graciously searched out and edited together rare footage of two different instances where Jimi …

Guitar

reDiscover John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers’ ‘Bare Wires’

Rock was changing fast in 1968. The concept album was in the air, a development encouraged by <i>Sgt Pepper’s</i> the previous year (though nobody seemed …