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A New Theory Linking Sleep and Creativity

The two main phases of sleep might work together to boost creative problem-solving.<p>In 1920, the night before Easter Sunday, Otto Loewi woke up, seemingly possessed of an important idea. He wrote it down on a piece of paper and promptly returned to sleep. When he reawakened, he found that his …

Sleep

The 6 Best Fishing Lures, According to a Bassmaster Champion

Bassmaster Champ Mike Iaconelli dishes out the lures he uses to find (and catch) fish.<p>Is there a better lazy summer activity than fishing? Problem …

Fishing

Answers to Your Top Fish Finder Questions

Does the ever-changing world of sonar spin too fast for you? Are you sometimes bewildered by all the new bells and whistles available on fish finders …

Dissecting the Pre-Spawn Bass Bite | Fishing Wire

<b>A trifecta of tips from a Bassmaster Elite Pro</b><p><b>T</b>he bass pre-spawn period is a time of anticipation and transition. Largemouth and spotted bass slide …

Gardening 101: Blueberries

Blueberry, <i>Vaccinium spp.:</i> “Ornamental Superfood”<p>Blueberries were the first fruit I grew in my first Brooklyn garden on a tiny 50th-floor terrace in …

Identify Fish on Sonar

“Those are white seabass,” said Capt. Mark Wisch, peering at the fish-finder display in the dark of night as we bobbed in 120 feet of water on the …

Can Donald Trump Be Impeached?

<b>IMPEACHMENT</b> <b><br>A Citizen’s Guide</b><br>By Cass R. Sunstein<br>199 pp. Harvard University. Paper, $7.95.<p><b>CAN IT HAPPEN HERE?</b> <b><br>Authoritarianism in America</b><br>Edited by Cass R. Sunstein<br>481 pp. Dey St./Morrow. Paper, $17.99.<p>It’s really hard to impeach a president.<p>The founders included the provision, from the very start, as …

Donald Trump

How To Fine-Tune Your Lowrance Unit

<i>Jay Wallen is the 2017 Hobie Bass Open Winner and all around excellent tournament angler. Follow him on Instagram and Facebook @JayWallenFishing.</i><p>I am …

Scandal-Ridden Scoundrel

Donald Trump has turned the political world upside down, again and again, like a kid flipping a coin. Every day we wake up to either a new scandal or several lingering ones.<p>It is astounding. It is maddening. It is numbing.<p>At this moment, he is embroiled in a scandal of a six-figure payment to a …

Donald Trump

15 best Android VPN apps

Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) are among the best security tools a web surfer can have. You can use them to surf otherwise seedy public WiFi with more security and privacy. They can even get around firewalls. It may let you view Facebook or watch Netflix in ways you normally can’t. Many people use …

State of the Union response: Joe Kennedy gives Democrats a taste of what they’ve lost since Obama

Democrats have struggled to respond to Trump’s presidency — but the latest in a Democratic dynasty offers unity<p>Being the person charged with responding to the State of the Union address is not just a thankless task, it's one that represented failure for many up-and-coming politicians. But Rep. Joe …

What Is an IPA? A Complete Guide to the India Pale Ale

The IPA is everywhere, but not all IPAs are the same. Learn about the 10 styles of IPA before you order your next round of beers.<p>“I hate IPAs. They’re bitter.”<p>“I love IPAs. They have so much alcohol in them.”<p>Those are the two most common things I hear people say about IPAs, and neither of them are …

Beer

92-Year-Old Lefty Kreh Saved Fly-Fishing

The sport of American fly-fishing has two hours of screen time to thank for its resurgence at the turn of the 21st century: the film <i>A River Runs Through It</i>. The 1992 movie adaptation of Norman Maclean’s novel of the same name, directed by Robert Redford and starring a young Brad Pitt, made …

Fishing

Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 01.05.18

Welcome to the first 2018 edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

Should Massachusetts ban commercial striped bass fishing?

<b>YES</b><p><b>Rip Cunningham</b><p><i>Dover resident who fishes in the Plymouth area; active member, Stripers Forever; former editor, Salt Water Sportsman; former</i> …

Signal strength may be hidden by carriers in a future version of Android

Someday in the not-too-distant future, your Android phone might try to hide the quality of your current cellular connection from you. The eagle-eyed …

Frank Zappa: Perfectly Frank

The life and times of Frank Zappa—composer, satirist and towering giant of the electric guitar.<p>188<p>SHARES<p><i>The following is an excerpt from the February</i> …

Time To Make Life Hard For The Rich

It is time for polite, respectable, rational people to start saying what has become painfully obvious: It is time to stop respecting the rich, and …

Champion of the ‘Little Guy’? Trump’s Actions Tell Another Story

WASHINGTON — President Trump rarely misses a chance to offer himself up as the champion of “forgotten” Americans, men and women who feel ignored or derided by elites and believe, as he frequently says, that the “system is rigged” against them.<p>“You will never be ignored again,” he said this month at …

Middle-class

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 …

Radiohead

Plastic fibres found in tap water around the world, study reveals

Exclusive: Tests show billions of people globally are drinking water contaminated by plastic particles, with 83% of samples found to be polluted<p>We are living on a plastic planet. What does it mean for our health?<p>Microplastic contamination has been found in tap water in countries around the world, …

Pollution

Why Universities Are Phasing Out Luxury Dorms

In recent decades higher-education institutions have tried to lure students with extravagant amenities, but some are finding that these attempts can actually threaten enrollment and retention.<p>When I was a college freshman in the early 1990s, I lived in a dorm that was as sterile as a hospital room, …

Opioids, a Mass Killer We’re Meeting With a Shrug

About as many Americans are expected to die this year of drug overdoses as died in the Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan wars combined.<p>For more than 100 years, death rates have been dropping for Americans — but now, because of opioids, death rates are rising again. We as a nation are going backward, …

Health Care

86 Interesting Guitar Chords

2<p>SHARES<p>Having a sizable arsenal of simple (to complex) chords is something many guitar players undervalue. I’ve been inspired to write an entire song …

Guitar

Cosmic Country: Build Those Muscles!

How one of Nashville’s hottest guitarists systematically improves his technique.

Electric Guitar

10 Gorgeous "Color Chords" That Can Inspire Your Playing

If you're looking to expand your palette of tonal colors, then this lesson may be just what you've been looking for.<p>558<p>SHARES<p>Standard major, minor …

2 Recipes for Argentinian Empanadas Based on a Family Tradition

Gaby Melian is the Bon Appétit test kitchen assistant, and after we begged her for weeks, she shared her family's Argentinian empanadas recipe with us.<p><i>Gaby Melian is the Bon Appétit test kitchen assistant, and after we begged her for weeks, she shared her family's Argentinian empanadas recipe with</i> …

Cooking

10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Rumi

There's more to this Sufi mystic than meets the eye.<p>More than seven centuries after his death, Rumi’s poetry still has the capacity to fascinate his readers.<p>The 13th century Sufi theologian and poet Jalal al-Din Mohammad Rumi is one America’s best-selling poets. His work is read at weddings, …

Spirituality

Learn the Double-Stitch Technique to Handsew Leather

<b>Get the Book!</b> The first comprehensive guide to applying digital design techniques to traditional leatherwork .<p>Though its history dates back to the dawn of civilization, leatherworking remains an enjoyable and useful skill even in the age of 3D printers. And while you can spend a lifetime learning …