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10 Things Guys Do Only With The Women They Truly Love

Love is the most powerful force in the Universe that improves everyone’s soul and makes the world go round. Even though we all feel it, we don’t show …

10 Household Chores That Burn as Many Calories as a Workout

The late Hall of Fame baseball pitcher Bob Feller scoffed at modern players for lifting weights. Feller, who grew up on a farm in Iowa, thought it …

Hall of Fame

Nope, Those Aren't Mailboxes: Paris Rolls Out Sidewalk Urinals

In Paris, authorities are taking an unusual approach to combat the scourge of public urination: Make urination even more public.<p>The city is experimenting with completely exposed, eco-friendly urinals.<p>The devices are called "Uritrottoir," which combines the words for urinal and pavement. They're not …

Notre Dame

Weird Chord Shapes That Sound Awesome

Some chord shapes that don't get used very often, but nonetheless offer rich, bold results.

Electric Guitar

The American guitar industry is making a serious comeback

The electric guitar — an icon of American culture — is standing the test of time.<p>Despite a lot of bad PR in recent years, manufacturers and sellers …


Overlooked U.S. Routes That Make for Incredible Road Trips

The great American road trip has been a vacation idea for ages. Of course, Route 66 is an iconic choice; the Pacific Coast Highway and Blue Ridge Parkway are up there too. Yet there are many highways, routes, and byways across the United States that can also make this journey equally memorable. …

National Parks

Watch the moment in rural Alabama when Aretha Franklin became the Queen of Soul

Aretha Franklin, reportedly gravely ill at the age of 76, is an icon of strength and power for her feminist/civil-rights anthem “Respect.” She has won 18 Grammys, sold more than 75 million records, and was the first woman inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Rolling Stone named her the …

Aretha Franklin

The first graphene jacket is here, and it’s magical

And it only costs $695.<p>At $695 a pop, Vollebak’s new graphene jacket isn’t for everyone. But if even half of what its creators promise is true, it could be worth every cent. According to the company, it shares many of the magical properties of graphene–absorbing heat and then warming you up over …


Guitar basics: funk rhythm guitar

<b>Improve your rhythm skills whatever style of music you’re into as we take a look at some funk essentials...</b><p><b>“Why do I need to learn funk guitar?”</b><p>Funk …

Electric Guitar

Add lighting anywhere in the house w/ this dimmable LED light strip for $9 Prime shipped

MingerDirect (99% positive lifetime feedback) via Amazon offers its Dimmable LED Light Strip Kit for <b>$8.99 Prime shipped</b> when you use code <b>9BCUK7MD</b> at checkout. At 40% off the normal rate, this is one of the best prices we’ve tracked and is the lowest available. Whether you want to add bias lighting …

Outdoor Spaces

The Only Knife Brand Worth Buying, According to New York City Chefs

Using the right knife makes all the difference in the kitchen. If you've ever tried chopping, mincing, or julienning with the wrong knife, or one …


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

Guitar Essentials: Unlocking the Mysteries of Slide Guitar

No other guitar sound is more expressive than that of the bottle­neck slide, which can produce acute microtones, outrageous slurs and complex …

Electric Guitar

Honestly, We Can't Believe These Stunning Colorful Lakes Are Real

If I'm being totally honest, it doesn't take much to give me the travel bug. Whether it's the promise of getting outside and exploring a gorgeous …

National Parks

Foo Fighters Dave Grohl Plays Every Instrument on a Live 23 Minute Multi-Track Original Instrumental

In the film <i>Play</i>, former Nirvana drummer and Foo Fighters front man Dave Grohl narrates a short clip about “Join the Band“, a youth-oriented music …

Foo Fighters

This Is the Floor Plan We Used for Our Lowcountry Idea House

The house plan (SL-1986) we used for this year’s Idea House in Habersham, South Carolina, can be purchased here. Keep scrolling to see the plans …

WATCH: New Mexico cop shatters car window and drags driver over broken glass after accusing him of seat belt violation

Disturbing video from a traffic stop in New Mexico documents law enforcement shattering the window of a car during a traffic stop over a disputed …

New Mexico

Bay Area Police Chief’s Son Accused in Brutal Assault of Sikh Man Appears in Court

The teenage son of a California police chief accused of assaulting a Sikh man in a disturbing attack caught on video was arraigned Friday, according …


PBS Rocks: Iggy Pop, Foo Fighters and Robert Plant

Dave Grohl in Foo Fighters – Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special on PBS.<p>PBS does not shy away from anything, including …

Foo Fighters

The Whistle 3 GPS is the Best Pet Tracker

I once lost my dog for four days because of an equipment failure. The carabiner connecting the leash and collar broke, and in a matter of seconds my pup was sprinting down a busy street in Minneapolis. What followed were four days of panic, frantic Craigslist and Facebook posts, and absolutely no …


Georgia is paving the way for a high-tech, sustainable highway

If you want to see what the highway of the future might look like, then you only need to drive down to Georgia.<p>On an 18-mile segment of Interstate 85 …


Beautiful Chords That Are Easy to Play

Great-sounding chords that don't twist your fingers in a knot.

Electric Guitar

5 ways inventive scale playing can revolutionise your guitar solos

<b>This month, we share a few less common concepts and ideas that you can apply to whichever scales you use.</b><p>Hopefully, you will find some of the …

Electric Guitar

Jason Mraz’s top 5 tips for musicians: "If you can figure out how to lose yourself and entertain someone else at the same time then you’ve found a voice"

<b>Jason Mraz understands the value of balance in life.</b><p>The San Diego-based singer-songwriter divides his time between the stage, the studio and his …


Building a Complex Riff from a Simple Melody

Oftentimes, when composing progressive or complicated music, one can become a little wary that the finished product may not live up to the depth and …

Electric Guitar

VOTER FRAUD? Twice As Many Ballots Cast As There Are Voters In Georgia Precinct

Twice as many ballots as the number of registered voters were cast in a northeastern Georgia precinct during the state's primary elections in …


How to Solo on Just One String

Add excitement and something different to your guitar playing arsenal with single-string soloing.


Escape the stresses of city life with the off-grid “Into the Wild” cabin

Slovakian architecture studio Ark Shelter has recently unveiled the latest iteration of its beautiful Ark Shelter—a tiny, self-sufficient unit that …


Facebook Defends Farrakhan’s Anti-Semitic Conspiracy Theories After Removing Alex Jones Content

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan’s official Facebook page is rife with anti-Semitic conspiracy theories and other hateful speech that have not …