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6 strings strong: The best living (and underrated) guitar players

Every list of great guitar players always starts with Jimi Hendrix, then throws Eric Clapton in there along with Eddie Van Halen and Stevie Ray …

Guitar

This Is What It Sounds Like When Slipknot's Jim Root Plays CLEAN Guitar

Question Everything You Know About Fitness

Over the past two years, I’ve interviewed more than 100 world-class performers for my podcast, The Tim Ferriss Show. The guests range from super-celebs (Arnold Schwarz­e­negger, Jamie Foxx) and athletes (icons of powerlifting, gymnastics, and surfing) to legendary Special Operations commanders and …

The Lost Girls of Panama: The Full Story

The mysterious deaths of two young tourists in Panama puzzled examiners and shocked nations on both sides of the Atlantic; now secretly leaked …

Crime

This Online Test Can Tell if You're a 'Super Recogniser' of Faces

Take it now.<p>I've seen a lot of faces that I can't forget. No, I'm not talking about being in love, as The Beatles lyrics might imply.<p>Instead, I may …

7 Houseplants That Purify The Air (And Are Nearly Impossible To Kill)

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans spend an estimated 90 percent of their time indoors. Shocking, right?<p>Even more surprising …

El Chapo and the Secret History of the Heroin Crisis

<i>If you wonder why America is in the grips of a heroin epidemic that kills two hundred people a week, take a hard look at the legalization of pot, which destroyed the profits of the Mexican cartels. How did they respond to a major loss in revenue? Like any company, they created an irresistible new</i> …

Dog-Friendly Remodeling Ideas in Increasing Order of Canine Craziness

Dog lovers know their lives are really ruled by pets — a fact reflected by our toy-strewn floors at home, and dog beds in multiple rooms. Because if …

This Live-Action Transformers Fan Film Is Better Than All of Michael Bay's Attempts

Using a mix of computer graphics, remote control miniature models, and some truly impressive costumes, Lior Mocho and the crew at Chisel Pixel have …

Fan Films

You're eating a lot of fake, rotten olive oil — here's how to find the real stuff

Olive oil is perhaps one of the most delightful food staples on the planet.<p>But unfortunately, it's also one of the most commonly counterfeited foods.<p>As Larry Olmsted, author of the new book "Real Food/Fake Food: Why You Don't Know What You're Eating and What You Can Do about It," explained to Tech …

Driving Colorado’s Most Beautiful Roads in the Country’s Most Badass Toyotas

You might have seen more Toyota four-wheel drives than normal on the roads around Ouray, Colorado, this past week. That’s because the town just hosted the annual FJ Summit, where Toyota owners gather with their FJ Cruisers, Tacomas, and 4Runners to drive the area’s many scenic high-alpine passes. …

How to Read People: Five Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Recreating a 400-Year-Old Chinese Sword is Complicated as Hell

The <i></i>smiths of Baltimore Knife and Sword have escorted us through Middle Earth, fathoms below an Aquaman-inhabited ocean, and into Kombat with a …

Amazing STAR WARS Rancor Cosplay Wins All of Comic-Con 2016

As with almost every Comic-Con, the cosplay at this year’s was totally out of this world. It’s hard to pick a favorite when you have amazing things …

The Backstory of How the Pulitzer-Winning "Unbelievable Story of Rape" Came to Be

Recently, the article's two authors – T. Christian Miller and Ken Armstrong – sat down with the <i>Longform</i> podcast for an hour-long episode in which …

This Live-Action Futurama Fan Film Is Both Incredibly Impressive and Creepy

Let’s begin with some much-deserved kudos: <i>Fan-o-rama</i>, this fan-made Futurama flick, is just mind-boggling in its accuracy. The newly released trailer …

Animation

Wickstrom: Colorado’s Jackson Lake is one of America’s top park beaches

If you follow my radio and television shows, you know I do a lot of traveling. I’m blessed to go to some of the most exotic places in the world for …

4 Must-Visit Rocky Mountain Lakes Near Denver

If you're looking for a hike less then two hours from the urban sprawl of Denver that's unfathomably gorgeous, yet incredibly easy to access, you've …

Classic Tuesday Tip: How to Identify Good Trout Holding Water

Our Canadian friends at The New Fly Fisher television uploaded a ton of short videos to their “Tips N Tricks” YouTube account. In this one, Tom …

Austin Powers modern movie parody trailer

Spy movies are more likely to be gritty than gag-filled these days — just look at Daniel Craig’s James Bond films, or the action-packed upcoming …

Austin Powers

Elevation Charcuterie Kicks Off Wholesale Sausage Production

At the end of 2014, we talked with two hopeful butchers, Chad Nelan and Alex Windes, who had just launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund the …

'Sea monster' spotted on Google Earth

A 'sea monster' has been spotted on Google Earth near Antarctica, and it has driven people into a frenzy as they tried to figure out what it is.<p>Is it a kraken? Or something less terrifying?<p>Scott Waring of UFO Sighting Daily thinks it could be a sea monster.<p>“This looks like The Kraken. I used Google …

Paranormal

I Tried a Medieval Diet, And I Didn’t Even Get That Drunk

The Regimen Sanitatus Salernum was the Middle Ages’ most famous health manual. How does it hold up?<p>It can seem sometimes like all diet advice boils …

The Boozers Guide on How to Detox From Alcohol

Every second person on this earth drinks alcohol. The reasons behind are different for different person. For some it’s a style statement or status …

Wellness

The Worst Mass Shooting in U.S. History Was Not in Orlando

<b>The horrific massacre of innocents in an Orlando nightclub in 2016 was a tragedy of national and international proportions</b>. The senseless, methodical …

Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

Public radio stations across the U.S. have a finger on the pulse when it comes to local music. They know their homegrown music scenes intimately and aren't shy about championing the artists that emerge from their communities. That's the reason NPR Music turned to them this spring when we launched …

Tools for the Task: Alternative Material Picks

PICKS AND STONES<p><b>Amber Traditional Style Finger Groove</b><br>Amber was tree resin millions of years ago, but when condensed and polymerized, it becomes the …

This is what happens when an AI-written screenplay is made into a film

Artificial intelligence has recently been trying its hand at various human creative endeavours, from cooking to art, poetry to board games, but nothing is quite as surreal as a robot writing the script for a science fiction movie – until now.<p>The script and movie were the product of director Oscar …

Artificial Intelligence

Change Your Breath, Change Your Life: The Daily Routine Athletes Love

Professional surfer Koa Smith is gearing up for the Volcom Pipe Pro surf competition on the North Shore of Oahu. The beach is packed with fans, and the waves are thunderous. Smith is lying on his back on the floor of a house abutting the sand and breathing very deliberately, trying to keep it …