Ben Holt

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10 Paradoxical Traits Of Creative People

Creative people are humble and proud. Creative people tend to be both extroverted and introverted. Creative people are rebellious and conservative. How creative are you?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>I frequently find myself …


Sex, Booze and Gay Mormons: Utah's College Students Confess

click to enlarge<p>Why keep a secret when you can anonymously tell the Internet? That seems to be the trend with college students around the country, …

Alison Gold - ABCDEFG (Terrible Music Video)

6 Myths About Drone Warfare You Probably Believe

Drones are here to stay, and why not? Hollywood paints them as tiny rocket planes that zip around the world ejaculating death from above, and there's …

Everything You've Heard About Crack And Meth Is Wrong

Growing familiarity with marijuana has been accompanied by growing support for legalization because people discovered through personal experience that the government was lying to them about the drug’s hazards. But it is easier to demonize less popular drugs such as crack cocaine and …

17 GIFs Of The Most Painfully Awkward High Fives In Sports

New from the Seymour Duncan Custom Shop: Build Your Own Pickup! Choose your specs, describe the tone you're chasing and then order your pickup online right then and there. You can even name your pickup whatever you like. Here's how: What would your Custom Shop pickup be called?

Ringo Starr at the Ryman - 6. Rosanna (Steve Lukather with Mark Rivera)

Kerry King: "If we're gonna put out Jeff Hanneman's last contributions in Slayer, if it ain't awesome, you're not gonna hear it." Check out our exclusive Slayer VIDEO! (Slayer band) WATCH IT HERE:

Jello Biafra, singer of Dead Kennedys : "In some ways, Punk should die" (Télé, 2013)

This Is Our Papi

Just like Bill Russell before him, David Ortiz and his larger-than-life persona have written his name in permanent ink in the Boston history …

Bob Marley

Why I Quit Major League Baseball

After Mariano Rivera, unarguably the greatest closer in baseball history, announced in March that this season would be his last, a fanfare accompanied his arrival at every stadium—a season-long celebration of Rivera’s retirement. It would be correct to say that I also retired from baseball, but it …

'Egypt's Jon Stewart' Kicked Off The Air

First, Bassem Youssef, a satirist known as "Egypt's Jon Stewart," angered the Islamists; now he's angered the military that ousted them.<p>Here's how <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> tells the story:<p>"Mr. Youssef, currently one of the most widely watched comedians in the Arab world, was taken off air just …

4 Recent Tech Stories That Were Total B.S.

At this point, technology is advancing at such a staggering pace that if you saw a headline on a respected news site screaming "Scientists Invent …

The Biggest Scam In The History Of Mankind - Hidden Secrets of Money 4

Check out this mesmerizing VIDEO of a guitar getting a custom (and mighty cool) metallic swirl paint job! WATCH IT HERE:

WTF VIDEO: From sweep picking to one-hand tapping to banjo rolls, watch this guy employ 40 different techniques in one guitar solo. Thoughts? WATCH IT HERE:

AFM Briefs: 108 Media’s ‘He Never Died’; Worldview & QED Team On ‘Outsider’; TrustNordisk’s ‘On The Edge’; Intandem Blasts Off With ‘Gagarin’; More

<b>UPDATED, 2:40 PM:</b> 108 Media has pre-sold the Henry Rollins drama <i>He Never Died</i> to Take One for Scandinavia and Benelux. The AFM-bound title from …

How to Fatten Up Your Guitar Tracks

Just about anyone who has listened to modern music in one form or another can appreciate a quality guitar tone. From solid clean chords to full on …

Want to maintain treble response when you roll guitar guitar's volume down? This simple mod shows you how! More wiring diagrams are here: Do you use your guitar's volume knob to adjust volume/gain or do you treat it more as an on/off switch?