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“The Clock Is Ticking”: Inside the Worst U.S. Maritime Disaster in Decades

A recording salvaged from three miles deep tells the story of the doomed “El Faro,” a cargo ship engulfed by a hurricane.<p>I. “The Clock Is Ticking”<p>In the darkness before dawn on Thursday, October 1, 2015, an American merchant captain named Michael Davidson sailed a 790-foot U.S.-flagged cargo ship,</i> …

Sailing

Can You Run Faster by Training Slower?

Training slow has been seen as a sign of weakness or laziness. However, if you want to run (or bike, or swim) faster, a smart approach is to slow …

Marathons

Truss Rod Adjustment (How-To Video)

Adjusting your guitar's truss rod helps optimize its playability. Learn how to perform a truss rod adjustment in this Fender video!

A Helpful Six-Note Method That Teaches Beginners How Play a Guitar Solo In Only Five Minutes

In 2015, guitarist Steve Stine of GuitarZoom offered a really helpful way to help beginning guitarists grasp the basics of guitar soloing. Calling it …

Guitar Solos

How to Fix a Broken Odometer

Keeping track of your mileage is important.<p>The only way you'll know if your car hits the 200,000 mile mark is by having a functioning odometer. But the plastic gears that turn an analog odometer have a tendency to break, which causes the odometer to stop spinning. The good news is that this is an …

Chasing the Dream: How to Live the Ultimate #VanLife

Many of us dream of hitting the open road in the perfect adventure vehicle—a vintage Land Cruiser or a tricked-out Westaflia. Customizing your machine takes dedication, but as these obsessives can attest, once you go all in, you never look back.<p>The Overlander<p>Mike Sandone; 1986 Land Rover Defender …

RVs

The big ‘F— You’: Classified Moto’s Honda XR650L

<i>When John Ryland of Classified Moto sent through images of this heavily customized Honda XR650L, our jaws hit the floor. So we asked him to explain his thinking. His replies, reproduced verbatim below, are gold dust—and food for thought.</i><p>AS REWARDING AS creating custom motorcycles can be, there’s a …

Puzzles

5 Great Songs to Learn

While writing your own music is certainly a driving force behind learning how to play guitar, the ability to play some of your favorite hits can also …

How to Get Back into Running After Taking an Extended Break | Women's Health

All you have to do is put one foot in front of the other (literally) and follow these four expert-backed strategies. On your mark, get set...<p><b>1. Lift Something Heavy</b><br>Strength training is one of the top tips for runners from trainers, so it's super important if you're making a comeback. “Strength is …

This Copycat Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich Is Better Than the Real Thing

And one you can most definitely eat on Sunday.<p>One bite of a Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich can launch you into such chicken bliss that all you can think about is having another. Same for our friend Melina Kemph, who makes her own version at home. "I started making it myself four years ago because I …

Chick-fil-A

Your Brain Is Hardwired to Snap

The same group of neurons could make you a hero—or a rage-filled aggressor.<p>We’ve all been there: Some jerk cuts you off on the highway. You lean on the horn, scream abuse. You want to get out the car and kick the @#$% out of the bozo’s SUV.<p>Road rage is just one example of what neurobiologist …

Penguin Random House

Guitar Essentials: Six Required Techniques for Rhythm Guitarists

3<p>SHARES<p>Angus Young has said his brother Malcolm was a better guitarist, because although Angus could solo, it was Malcolm whose rhythm playing held …

Lemmy's Last Days: How Metal Legend Celebrated 70th, Stared Down Cancer

"He took it better than all of us," says Motörhead manager Todd Singerman of Lemmy's grave diagnosis<p>Two weekends before his death, Lemmy Kilmister of …

Can the Uberchord Guitar app replace guitar teachers?

<b>We've seen various guitar-learning apps come and go, but Uberchord Guitar looks to be the most complete package yet, boasting "exclusive technology</b> …

30 chords acoustic guitar players need to know

Introduction<p><b>ACOUSTIC WEEK</b><b>: If there’s one thing guaranteed to take your songwriting skills to new heights, it’s arming yourself with a bunch of new</b> …

Electric Guitar

Twang 101: 6 Essential Pedal-Steel Bends

<b>Chops:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Theory:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Improve your bending accuracy.<br>• Develop a better sense of intervals.<br>• Create pedal …

Guitar

11 Ways To Dress Casually But Still Look Like The Boss

How to dress down now.<p>Thanks to a new era of refined, but casual clothing, it's now possible to look cool, feel comfy, and still look stylish. 'Bout damn time. Embrace the new 'dressed down' era with any of these eleven spring style go-tos.<p>1. Meet your new summer uniform: the Blazer 'N Tee<p>We have …

Men's Fashion

The Stretch That Eases Back and Knee Pain

Stiff hip flexors are bad news for your back. The muscles are attached to your pelvis, so when they’re tight, they tilt your pelvis forward. That makes your butt stick out and your spine curve into a backwards “C,” jamming your vertebrae together, Gaddour says.<p>And if your quads are tight, they’ll …

Basic Travis Finger Picking I - Let Your Fingers Do the Talking

One of the things that must be aggravating to some people is when they ask an “either / or” type of question and get an answer that is, essentially, …

Turn It Up! A Documentary All About The Electric Guitar

Promising to be a definitive documentary about the history and the rise of the electric guitar, \"Turn it Up!\ gives guitar lovers and fans alike a …

An Oral History of Laurel Canyon, the 60s and 70s Music Mecca

They made music together, took drugs together, formed bands together, slept together. But none of the legends of the Laurel Canyon scene that flowered in L.A. in the late 60s and early 70s—Joni Mitchell, David Crosby, Linda Ronstadt, and others—remember it quite the same way.<p><i>When I first came out</i> …

Joni Mitchell

Best Standing Desks for 2018 - Standing Desk Reviews

There are several options and features we assessed when picking the best standing desk in 2018 <b></b>for our top five comparison. The staff at Gadget Review …

Furniture

Tempo Runs Increase Speed and Endurance

Incorporate running paces between easy and hard into your weekly routine.<p>You know what it feels like to run comfortably—comfortable!—and you’re likely also familiar with the burn of going all-out. But what about the range of paces that lie in between these two extremes?<p>Workouts that target that …

Marathons

The Non-Judgmental Guide to Getting Seriously Into Tea

My friend Laura is way more into wine than tea, so it took some cajoling to get her to travel an hour and a half away from home to a tiny tea shop in a Queens strip mall, where we settled in for a three-hour tasting of teas from all over China and Taiwan.<p>"I want you to see the amazing teas I keep …

Tea

The secret racing test tunnel no one wants to talk about

Lost in rural Pennsylvania, hidden from prying eyes, there is a tunnel.<p><b>SOME 300 FEET BELOW MY</b> perch, a road disappeared into the side of a mountain. I made my way down the heavily wooded, steep slope, sliding as often as walking. My shoes filled with dirt that was still moist from the spring …

Motorsport

This DIY Sputnik Chandelier Made from Microphones Is the Coolest Light Fixture Ever

Buying a new Sputnik chandelier can cost thousands, but this homemade version cost $156. And how rock 'n roll are the microphones?<p>We're big fans of hometalk, the social network for home and garden lovers, so we're excited to share one of our favorite posts today. Check out the amazing reveal and …

This Video Reveals the Secrets of a Rolex Submariner

See a watchmaker disassemble this famous watch.<p><b>Sure, you're a fan</b> of fine watches, but have you ever seen one taken apart and put back together?<p>Probably not, but luckily that's what the Internet's for. Here you can see a watchmaker deconstruct and then reassemble a Rolex Submariner, in all it's …

Watches