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These 10 widgets belong on your iPhone's lock screen

Get your must-have widgets here.<p>With iOS 10, Apple redesigned the lock screen and got rid of the slide-to-unlock gesture. Now, instead of unlocking your phone, swiping right takes you to the Today view where you can glance at and interact with widgets.<p>You can also access these same widgets on an …

Apps

Wait Till You Hear What Double Stops Can Do For Your Sound

Double stops are yet another technique in the vast arsenal of sounds available to guitarists. These two-note chords (or dyads) fatten up guitar riffs …

Add Some "Speed" with This Simple Shred-Style Lick

0<p>SHARES<p>If you've read my previous columns, you might have caught on to the fact that I'm not a fan of purely technique-based solos. I prefer a more …

Six Simple Tips to Better Guitar Playing

After three and a half decades of publication, we're bound to have published—in print or online—thousands of useful tips for guitarists.This brief …

Electric Guitar

NAMM 2016: Add a whammy bar to any electric or acoustic guitar with the Virtual Jeff

<b>NAMM 2016: Bigsbys, two-point trems, Floyd Roses… every vibrato system has its own quirks, but a new solution promises perfect tuning, simple</b> …

How To Transform Your Garage Into The Ultimate DIY Workshop

A garage is a natural place to store tools and equipment, but that doesn't mean it's the ideal place to build your next project. Here's how to …

Home Improvement

ICYMI: The best space, drone and car tech of the year

Today on In Case You Missed It: We are rounding up our very favorite transportation stories since launching ICYMI in June and it wouldn't be us if we didn't talk about NASA taking applications for astronauts again. Couple that with NASA's Pluto fly-by this year and it's clear that the space agency …

Drones

Map of ISIS: Growing reach... but a complex picture

<b>(CNN) —</b> The map of ISIS "activity" makes for frightening reading.<p>The group or its affiliates claim conspiracies and attacks on four continents; its self-declared "provinces" cut a swath across the Middle East and Africa; and it has begun to take the war to its enemies with the bombing of the …

Terrorism

Chromecast Audio Is Now the Super Cheap Way to Wirelessly Fill Multiple Rooms With Music

Chromecast Audio, Google’s dongle that turns any speaker with an aux jack into a wireless speaker, has only been out in the world a few months, but …

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The Ultimate Survival Kit: Pull the Pin for Everything You Need in the Wild

Anything can happen. When you’re out alone in the woods, swamp or desert, hiking, hunting or fishing, this is the kit you’ll need to survive when …

The Mollusc is a Radical Departure in Tent Design

Capable of fully opening and closing in just 3 seconds, the Mollusc is a brave step forward in tent technology. The big boy version is the size of a …

The Mollusc Tent changes the way you camp

When you’re looking to stay in the great outdoors, some form of shelter will be needed, and not many of us are loaded enough to have an RV. This …

Foldvan Teardrop

This bike teardrop has everything we want in a trailer: it’s lightweight, cheap, and 100-percent DIY.<p>Just buy the $45 blueprints from Wooden Widget, gather the necessary materials (mostly wood and PVC), and start building. Wooden Widget says the whole process should take about 50 hours, and while …

DIY

Articles about travel ready trailer may look small it can sleep six on Dwell.com - Dwell

Weighing just 3,400 pounds, Airstream's Nest makes hitting the road for your next adventure a breeze.<p>In Canada's Yukon Territory, a college instructor builds a lightweight, efficient 97-square-foot mobile dwelling.<p>With clever storage and a retractable skylight, a London apartment feels larger than …

San Francisco

Luci Inflatable Solar Lantern by MPOWERED

Price: $12Get the benefit of great light no matter how far off the grid you go with Luci, the inflatable solar lantern by MPOWERED. This compact …

Shady Business: ARB’s 2000 Series Awning and Room

Picture yourself parked on a remote beach somewhere south of the border. Your chilled cerveza slowly drips condensation on your hand, the palms trees …

German Shepherd

Camp Warmer and Dryer with this DIY Semi-Bivy

Anyone who’s been camping in wet weather knows how unpleasant it can be to wake up in a puddle. This DIY semi-bivy provides a completely waterproof …

Learn How to Tie 12 Useful Knots with This Visual Guide

If the only knot you know involves tying your shoes, then this infographic provides clear, step-by-step instructions on tying some of the most useful …

Learn How to Tie the Zip Tie-Like Constrictor Knot With This Video

Knots may seem like an old-fashioned skill to learn, but they can actually be really helpful in a lot of situations. This video will teach you how to …

One Good-to-Know Knot for All Occasions (and a Few Others for Good Measure)

Tugboat bowlines, fisherman's knots, sheet bends. The best knots are named for their jobs on the ocean, but they have numerous, practical uses on …

Climbing

Luxurious Tent Pods : Glamping Tent

South Korea-based company 'Archiworkshop' created a glamping tent collection designed to enhance the act of camping into a luxurious retreat. This …

Murals

They Look Like Normal Paintings, But These All Contain Hidden Faces

At first glance, this painting seems to depict just a person painting in a field, but upon closer inspection (or by taking a few steps back), you'll …

How playing an instrument benefits your brain - Anita Collins

Piano

10 Ways to Optimize Your Guitar for Under $100

Fighting your axe instead of making great music? Review the fundamentals of a great setup with Nashville luthier Tony Nagy.

Guitar

SlingFin 2Lite Tent

Posted in Camping and Gear<p>SlingFin is a new tent brand founded by a group of outdoor industry vets who’ve been focused on making tents worthy of …