Mark Bulfin

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'In Cold Blood' Killer's Never-Published Memoir Raises Questions About His Motive

KANSAS CITY, Kan.—In the half-century since Truman Capote published “In Cold Blood,” investigative journalists and scholars have documented countless instances of inaccuracy and fabrication in the so-called true-crime book.<p>But only now is it emerging that Mr. Capote committed an arguably …

Yes, You Do Have Time to Read 200 Books This Year | Inc.com

There's no secret to how to get smarter. You read. A lot.<p>Really, that's it.<p>And if you don't believe me, there's a whole host of luminaries, from Warren Buffett and Bill Gates to Richard Branson and Barack Obama, who will tell you the same thing.<p>But if building your brainpower is that …

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Chocolate blackout cake recipe

The ultimate chocoholic's dessert: a rich three-layer cake with chocolate-custard icing<p><b>SERVES</b><p>10-12<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>For the custard:</b><p>175g (6oz) granulated sugar<br>• 4½ tbsp cornflour<br>• 450ml (16fl oz) single cream<br>• 270ml (9¾fl oz) full-fat milk<br>• 150g (5½oz) dark chocolate (100 per cent cocoa), finely chopped<br>• 2 tsp …

Randy Rhoads Warmup Exercises and More: Complete 1982 Guitar Clinic

10.3K<p>SHARES<p>Few musicians in the history of rock have been as beloved—revered, really—as Ozzy Osbourne’s late guitarist and musical soul mate, Randy …

Is Your Mind Controlling You? How to Get Rid Of Bad Thoughts And Stay Present

Your thoughts are on the front line when it comes to your life. They are the foundation for everything. At the most fundamental level, a positive …

Mindfulness

Are You Murdering Your Own Guitar Success?

0<p>SHARES<p>If you want to be successful at anything, you have to take yourself seriously. But sometimes you can get so caught up in the details that you …

100 hours with The Beatles: Shimpei Asai's photographs from 1966

<i>Hello, Goodbye: The Beatles in Tokyo, 1966</i> is a rare opportunity to witness one of the world’s most famous bands through the eyes of a fan, …

Johnny Marr Is a Fan First and a Musician Second

The Smiths cofounder opens up about his new memoir, the music that inspired him, and his relationship with Morrissey.<p>When I meet the legendary guitarist Johnny Marr for lunch in Tribeca, in the midst of the whirlwind promotional tour for his memoir <i>Set the Boy Free</i>, I quickly realize that the …

Guitar Essentials: How to Use Triads in a Guitar Solo

0<p>SHARES<p>What are you supposed to do when you play lead and solo? If you’ve never soloed or played lead, you might now know where to start.<p>Sean Daniel …

Tip: The Upper Chest Push-Up

Replace regular push-ups with this version to fix S.U.C Syndrome. (That's Scrawny Upper Chest Syndrome.)<p>A Ban On All Standard Push-Ups!<p>There should …

10 Books That Can Change Your Life in One Long Weekend | Inc.com

<i>I want to read 52 books in 52 weeks. Which books changed your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Will Chou, Self development blogger who uses science-backed evidence at willyoulaugh.com,</b> …

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Revealed—10 Simple Guitar Solos

0<p>SHARES<p>YouTube user Alex—a.k.a. guitarist6494—has put together a list of his Top 10 Simple Guitar Solos. While it’s a varied list of songs that …

15 Tips from Famous Authors to Help You Finally Write That Novel

When setting out to write, it’s hard not to compare yourself to those classic authors whose work has endured for hundreds of years. Don’t let the …

The Trippy Life of the LSD Manufacturer Who ‘Helped Create the 60s’

Augustus Owsley Stanley III was the LSD chemist and audio maestro who not only created the Grateful Dead's "Wall of Sound" and inspired the band's dancing bear iconography, but also created the drugs that sparked the "spirit of that era."<p>Though not a household name, Augustus Owsley Stanley III, …

How Bob Dylan Invented the Rock Star

His legendary 1966 world tour changed everything, and now it's immortalized in a massive 36-disc box set.<p>"What we were doing, nobody, nobody had quite done that before," Robbie Robertson, who played guitar in Bob Dylan's touring band in 1966, says of that year's remarkable live shows. "It was a …

5 of the Oldest Buildings in London Photos

With Roman roots dating back nearly 2,000 years, London is a city ripe with historical treasures. From military fortresses to centuries-old places of worship to grand government buildings, the city’s many ancient and medieval sites serve as a window into the traditions and foundations of the city. …

Northern Ireland

10 Mysterious Ancient Maps

Maps reflect our worldview—literally. Far from purely scientific instruments, they are almost always bound with history, mythology, and religion. A …

Archaeology

Getting Started With Pull-Up Bar Exercises

The pull-up exercise (also called a chin-up) is one of the most overlooked exercises for building upper body, back, and core strength. It requires a …

4 Ways to Become a Better Parent, According to Science

Every parent asks it at some point: <i>What is going on in my kid’s brain?</i><p>And if you don’t understand kids it can be hard to give them what they need to …

The man behind some of the most celebrated pictures of the Who, the Rolling Stones and Etta James talks about documenting an era of music<p>From Jim Morrison vomiting over his shoulder to Keith Moon handing him magic mushrooms, Michael Zagaris is not short on dinner-party anecdotes. His work as a …

San Francisco

This CV landed me interviews at Google and more than 20 top startups

During my senior year of college, I decided that I wasn't going to become another boomerang kid that moved back home, jobless and with no plan for …

Employment

48 Years Ago: John Lennon's Dirty Mac Make Its Television Debut With "Yer Blues"

<i>The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus,</i> 1968<p>If you have a distant memory of once seeing <b>John Lennon perform with Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, and</b> …

Make a Secret Compartment Book for Hiding Valuables

If you’ve ever wanted a secret compartment book for your study, making your own is actually pretty easy.<p>To make your own secret compartment book, …

'The Rolling Stones in Mono': How 'The World's Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band' came to be

One of the joys of discovering a band at the beginning is the sense of open-ended possibility—the tantalizing prospect of imagining where raw talent, good fortune and commitment might eventually lead.<p>It can be equally intriguing to look at that career path in reverse, something the recently …

How to Fix a Wimpy Chest

6 Common Pec Training Mistakes<p>1 – You Never Change Angles<p>Ever notice the dudes in the gym who only train on flat and decline presses? They all have …

Workouts

What It's Like To Meditate with Deepak Chopra

I’m not one for meditating. It’s not that I don’t believe in the virtues and benefits of the practice, but my mind tends to wander and instead of …

Nine most thought-provoking moments in Radiohead

Radiohead is clearly a thinking-person’s music, but which of their songs are the <i>most</i> thought-provoking, and why? How do we make sense of their often …

Flashback: The Velvet Underground Play 'Heroin' at 1990 Reunion

The Velvet Underground's shocking 1993 reunion tour came together very, very slowly. It started in 1987 when Lou Reed and John Cale found themselves …

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