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7 Simple Tricks That Will Instantly Increase Your Emotional Intelligence

Learning to do these seven things will help you avoid saying and doing things you later regret.<p>In today's world, there is a constant battle for control of your emotions.<p>Sometimes this battle rages within--like when you strive to keep balanced, despite negative feelings rising inside of you. Other …

Self-help

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Yoga

Bill Gates Shares the 5 Books You Should Read This Summer

Bill Gates wants you to do some serious thinking this summer. For his annual list of the best books to read this season, Gates has selected five …

Books

Learning the David Gilmour Bend

598<p>SHARES<p>Guitar instructor Paul Davids—the man behind GW favorites "Are We All Tuning Our Guitars Wrong" and "Is This the Mother of All Finger …

British flight attendant claims first-class passengers pay stewardesses for sex

An air hostess from a British airline has lifted the lid on the mile-high bonks, romps with pilots and celebrity affairs that go on among the glamorous crew.<p>The stewardess, who wishes to remain anonymous, claims life on board is every bit as outrageous as the famous names she’s met.<p>She first joined …

Develop your funk rhythm guitar grooves with these classic chord vamps

<b>Early funk is often associated with the Godfather Of Soul James Brown, who helped pioneer this style of dance music in the late 60s and early 70s.</b> …

Essential Listening: 10 Stellar Headphone Albums

0<p>SHARES<p>What, exactly, is a headphone album? Well, the definition changes depending on who you are.<p>For audiophiles, a headphone album is a work that …

Nature's Way: The Miracle of Natural Harmonics

34<p>SHARES<p>Imagine this in your mind’s ear: You pick up a guitar and lay a finger on the low <i>E</i> string directly above the 12th fret, making contact but …

Drawing is back in fashion as British Museum offer pencils and paper for new blockbuster exhibition

It was once the staple of every artist’s practice, before falling out of fashion at the hands of conceptual art, formaldehyde cows and unmade beds.<p>But drawing is officially back, according to the British Museum, as it plans to offer pencils and sketchbooks at a major exhibition for the first …

Joe Bonamassa Covers Clapton, Beck and Led Zeppelin on 'British Blues Explosion Live'

961<p>SHARES<p>Joe Bonamassa will release <i>British Blues Explosion Live</i>, a new DVD, Blu-Ray and CD (vinyl too, by the way), May 18 via J&R Adventures. The …

Guitar

Three Must-Know Jazzy Pentatonic Patterns

840<p>SHARES<p>One of the first scales many guitarists learn is the minor pentatonic scale.<p>Though it is a staple of the rock and blues worlds, many …

Electric Guitar

How to Play Eddie Van Halen's "Beat It" Guitar Solo

2.1K<p>SHARES<p>Sit back, grab your guitar (or someone else's guitar) and learn how to play Eddie Van Halen's solo from Michael Jackson's 1983 hit, "Beat …

Guitar

NASA Space Tourism Posters – Free To Download & Print

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Art<br>• Space<p>These NASA Space Tourism Posters were developed by a creative team of visual strategists inside JPL …

Posters

20 Alexa games to keep your kids busy

While the Alexa speakers spread around your house are great for keeping you on task, controlling your smart home and ordering pizza when you don't have time to cook dinner, they're also great at keeping your kiddos busy. The Alexa skills catalog is full of helpful third-party software, including …

Kids

How to Fingerpick Like Chet Atkins

I’d like to kick things off with a look at my approach to the song, “El Vaquero,” written by the great Chet Atkins and Wayne Moss, which I recorded …

9 Alexa tips for music lovers

Simple as it may be, streaming music is one of Alexa's key features, largely because it does it so well. Alexa removes a lot of the friction that used to exist when trying to play music throughout your home. You no longer have pull out a phone, connect the phone to the speaker, look up the music …

Smart Homes

Learn to choose the right scale for your guitar solo with these 5 cunning blues licks

<b>Choose the scale for the sound you’re after with these five licks written specially to give a certain sound...</b><p>Minor pentatonic scale over dominant …

Learn 5 essential blues guitar rhythm grooves with this easy lesson

<b>Arm yourself with the rhythm chops to see you through any blues jam...</b><p>The shuffle riff<p>A classic Chicago blues-style shuffle. Use your first finger on …

Secrets of Shred: Eddie Van Halen-Style Speed-Picking Technique

1.9K<p>SHARES<p>In this lesson, I’ll be showing you a relatively unknown picking technique used by my favorite guitarist, Eddie Van Halen.<p>It can be heard …

The 50 Best Albums Of 2017

Gucci Mane and Vince Staples reinvented the rap album and Lorde assured pop would never be a dirty word again<p>2017 has been a sublime year for music (if nothing else). Long-awaited releases from indie bands like The XX and Alt-J punctuated the start of the year as well as ambient electronica from …

20 ingenious Radiohead chords you need to learn

The band’s cunning use of passing notes, inversions and slash chords have built up a formidable library of voicings that will have you reassessing …

Video Lesson: A Guide to Loopers and How to Use Them

Bill EvansNovember 11, 2017<p><b>From the January 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY DOUG YOUNG</b><p>When you’re performing solo, there are times you may wish …

Music Production

Learn the Guitar Habits of Eddie Van Halen

If there was a Mount Rushmore of guitar players, I’m pretty sure Eddie Van Halen would be carved directly in the middle, with frazzled hair and a …

How to Create Incredible Chord Progressions

Chord progressions are made to be broken. One of the most frequently asked questions I get involves something along the lines of breaking the norm …

Einstein's Riddle

This is Einstein's riddle: There are five houses of different colors next to each other on the same road. In each house lives a man of a different …

Beyond Blues: How to Play “Bird” Blues

Saxophonist Charlie “Bird” Parker’s challenging version of a 12-bar blues is one of his most enduring contributions. Learn how to navigate these …

20 of the best Earth and space documentaries to watch on Netflix in 2017

Humans have been gazing up at the stars since before the dawn of civilization. We intrinsically seek to know the unknowable and discover the …

Caring for your guitar

Whether you are a professional musician or a person who likes to sit around the house and play, taking care of your guitar is very important. Guitar …

Cleaning

Landscape Photography Composition Rules You Need to Start Using Today

When you look at a landscape photo, you likely know within just a split second if it's a good photo or not.You might not even be able to fully …

Guitar chord vocab: gypsy jazz

Django unchained<p>The main focus is, of course, his seemingly impossible lead playing, but his approach to chords – also shaped by the injury to his …

Electric Guitar