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How to Never Run Out of Licks Again

Learning other people's licks is great, not to mention essential, as pretty much everyone reading this sentence can attest.<p>But, according to guitar …

Electric Guitar

The 10 best high-end acoustic guitars: the best guitars for experts and pro players

<b>For professional live and studio players, here are the very best of the high-end, the guitars that are reserved for those who have north of $/£1,000</b> …

Listen to a Previously Unreleased Piano Version of Guns N' Roses 'November Rain' from 1986

The Sound City Session version of the epic ballad was recorded in 1986 and comes from the band's 'Locked N' Loaded' box set which comes out tomorrow. …

Two Chord Songs That Were Big Hits

The simplest hits from the 50s, 60s, and 70s<p>Although rock grew up pretty quickly, getting more and more complicated in the process, its formative …

Guitar Essentials: How to Harness the Powerfully Versatile Mixolydian Mode

0<p>SHARES<p>The Mixolydian mode is a favorite among guitarists in a number of different genres. It’s constructed starting on the fifth degree of any major …

Review: Father John Misty’s ‘God’s Favorite Customer’ Is a Lennon-esque Pleasure

In its piano-ballad gait, baroque-pop raptures and confessional sting, Josh Tillman’s fourth album as the darkly antic Father John Misty often sounds …

Watch This Funk Cover of Metallica's 'Enter Sandman'

You may have never thought you could dance to <b>Metallica</b>'s "Enter Sandman," but you were wrong. And all it took to prove it so was Chicago-based jam …

Tommy Emmanuel Performs a Brilliant Acoustic Fingerstyle Cover of the 1968 Song ‘Classical Gas’

In 2011, guitar legend Tommy Emmanuel performed an absolutely brilliant fingerstyle cover of the Mason Williams 1968 instrumental hit “Classical …

10 Best Country and Americana Songs of the Week: Amanda Shires, Jackie Lee and More

Israel Nash, “Rolling On”<p>With “A Day in the Life”-type harmonies, Israel Nash’s new song “Rolling On” is the perfect headphones listen. The Texas …

Mastering the Fretboard Using Keys and Chord Progression Roots

260<p>SHARES<p><i>This is an abridged and shorter version of a lengthier article that can be found on Guitarchalk.com.</i><p>The easiest way to master the fretboard …

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Want to become a multi-millionaire? Do these 15 things immediately

“The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a …

Self-improvement

The Surprising Origin of Chicken as a Dietary Staple

Future of Food<p>Before 1948, chicken wasn’t a mainstay of the dinner table. A contest to breed a bigger, better bird changed that.<p>In this excerpt of <i>Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats</i>, author Maryn McKenna chronicles the …

iPhone sobriety test could tell if you’re too drunk to drive

You’ve had a couple of cold ones, then head to your car. Suddenly, your iPhone starts shrieking out an alert. It’s telling you that you’re too impaired to get behind the wheel.<p>This is the goal of AlcoGait, which uses a smarthone’s built-in sensors to monitor the way the user is walking. AI is used …

All of the Best Apps for When You Want to Learn Something New

Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks?<p>If you’re a naturally curious person like I am, then you probably have a lot of questions about …

10 Extremely Tasty Licks You Should Know

604<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 …

Atari VCS pre-orders start May 30th, but it won't ship until 2019

Nearly a year after it was first revealed, retro gaming enthusiasts will finally be able to order the Atari VCS beginning May 30th via an IndieGoGo crowdfunding campaign.<p>Atari will be offering two versions of the gaming system: a "time-limited" Collector's Edition featuring the faux wood-front …

Sarah Sanders just revealed exactly how Donald Trump 'vetted' Ronny Jackson

<b>(CNN) —</b> White House press secretary Sarah Sanders doesn't usually reveal much in her daily press briefings -- at least not intentionally. But on Wednesday, she gave us a pretty clear idea of how President Donald Trump went about vetting his Veterans Affairs nominee Ronny Jackson.<p>"A very thorough …

Quantum Entanglement: Einstein’s ‘Spooky Action’ Spotted In Objects Barely Visible To Naked Eye

Prior to the new discovery, the unusual phenomenon was only spotted in atoms, electrons, and other types of particles.<p>Quantum entanglement is a …

Quantum Physics

Brains From Decapitated Pigs Kept Alive Outside Body for Up to 36 Hours

A deeply weird experiment could change the definition of death.<p>There are two ways to determine whether a person is legally dead in America. Either …

Nintendo Switch Online Services Will Be Explained in More Detail Next Month

Nintendo has announced that it will be sharing more details on the Switch's online service next month.<p>The news comes from the company's earnings …

Young boy diagnosed with dementia loses ability to say his first words

A four-year-old boy has become one of the youngest children in the country to be diagnosed with dementia.<p>George Young has Batten Disease, a fatal …

Alexa Is Getting Scary Smart with These New Skills

Amazon's digital assistant Alexa is already pretty clever, but it's about to get a heck of a lot smarter. Not only will it know when to suggest its …

Surgeons Amputated a 7-Year-Old Cancer Patient's Leg and Reattached It Backwards

The procedure is rare but serves an important purpose.<p>After British 7-year-old Amelia Eldred was diagnosed with a cancerous femur tumor last summer that would typically call for a leg amputation, the active little girl was determined to dance again.<p>Amelia before her diagnosis.<p>But an amputation …

Cancer

Steam's New Hit Game Frostpunk Is Off To A Fast Start

Frostpunk is a striking game, with a beautiful and haunting aesthetic and a novel premise. The post-apocalyptic city-builder has consequently launched to critical acclaim and, as it turns out, pretty great sales numbers. In less than three full days, Frostpunk has already crossed the 250,000 copies …

Technology

Epic Games continues pursuing lawsuit against 14-year-old Fortnite player

Parent's move to dismiss the case met with resistance from Fortnite developer

The 10 most unrelatable lyrics on Post Malone’s new album

It's a whole new world<p>Post Malone has just released his second studio album, ‘beerbongs & bentleys‘, and it’s absolutely chock-a-block with …

Media Outlets Accuse Diamond and Silk of Lying, Then Duo Reveals One Important Detail

Multiple mainstream media outlets accused Lynnette “Diamond” Hardaway and Rochelle “Silk” Richardson of giving false testimony to Congress regarding …

Kim Jong Un is bringing his own toilet to the Koreas summit

For the first time since Korean War armistice in 1953, a North Korean leader will cross into South Korean territory, when Kim Jong Un meets with …

North Korea

This woman's astounding and hilarious pregnancy story has the internet in shock

When the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcomed their third child on Monday, the topic of childbirth was hot on everyone's lips. People were sharing …

Pregnancy