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Easy guitar theory: blues scale

<b>Take your playing to the next level and welcome in an edgier sound with this easy change to the minor pentatonic scale.</b><p>Easy guitar theory: minor …

LeBron James: 'I would quit basketball' if I was on Northern Iowa

LeBron James discussed the embarrassment of giving up a 12 point lead in 44 seconds, as Northern Iowa did against Texas A&M in the second round of …

The 50 best places to live in America for 2018

When deciding where to put down roots, many factors are in the eye of the beholder, such as climate, politics, or proximity to extended family.<p>Other aspects are coveted by nearly everybody: affordable housing, access to well-paying jobs, a low cost of living, good schools, and quality healthcare. …

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The Best Cities in North America 2015

Readers found this small city on California's central coast to be a little pricey, and the locals a little aloof—but who cares? It ranked at No. 1 in …

The 10 best indie-rock bands of all time

What is indie rock? Since evolving out of the American punk scene in the mid-’80s, the term has been applied to everything from aggressive noise …

Rare White Giraffe Spotted in African National Park

This African giraffe doesn't have to stick her neck out to be noticed.<p>A 15-month-old called Omo is catching the eye at the Tarangire National Park in Tanzania for her pale white shade. A picture of her was snapped this month by the Wild Nature Institute, a North Carolina nonprofit run by a pair of …

We gathered six directors, including Quentin Tarantino and Ridley Scott, in a room. Here's what they said.

Filmmaking is a collaborative art. Yet most movie directors work alone, in the sense that there is only one. So when a group of directors get together to talk about how they do what they do, it is with a genuine interest and curiosity in how others might approach the same problems and …

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The amazing survival of the Baltic Muslims

<b>It may not be the kind of place you would expect to stumble upon a mosque, but Muslims have lived among the forests and lakes of Lithuania for more than 600 years - showing that tolerance reigned here in the Middle Ages, even when religious strife was rampant in other parts of Europe.</b><p>At first …

Death By Coconut: A Story Of Food Obsession Gone Too Far

The coconut has developed a bit of a faddish following in the West.<p>Today, devotees add coconut oil to coffee, dab it on acne and, following Gwyneth Paltrow's example, swirl it around in their mouths to fight tooth decay.Starbucks has launched a coconut-milk latte. And the coconut-water business has …