David Pomper

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The More Miserable You Are, the Happier Your Social-Media Posts, and This Twitter Thread Proves It

A huge online discussion shows why you should never be envious of other people's glamorous online lives.<p>Of all the ways social media can be bad for you, one of the worst, according to science, is the ability of Facebook and the like to induce envy. You see your friends posting smiling selfies at …

Social Media

Giving Up on Baseball

I think I’m just going to have to accept the fact that I am no longer a baseball fan. This is a difficult admission for me to make, because baseball …

Baseball

Opener launches BlackFly fixed-wing VTOL flying car that doesn't require a license

Canadian-based aviation firm Opener Inc. has unveiled its new BlackFly single-seater aircraft, which it bills as a Personal Aerial Vehicle (PAV) and …

Flying Car

50 museums every classic car fan should visit | Classic & Sports Car

You’ll never have a free weekend again<p>Looking at pictures of your favourite car is all well and good, but sometimes you need to experience gleaming …

Classic Cars

4 reasons you should grill burgers in a cast-iron skillet

A cookout with burgers is one of many things to look forward to during the summer months and one of the only things that makes bearing the awful heat worth it.<p>We've already covered eight unexpected ways you can cook with your grill. But there's another trick you may not have considered; using a …

Cooking

Why You Should Be Cleaning Your Grill with an Onion

Hallelujah! It’s grilling season, y’all!<p>Unfortunately, nothing takes the joy out of juicy meats cooking away over a bed of hot charcoals like knowing …

Cooking

110 Years After The Tunguska Event We Still Aren't Sure What Caused It

It was nothing of this earth, but a piece of the great outside; and as such dowered with outside properties and obedient to outside laws.<br>The Colour Out of Space by H.P. Lovecraft<p>At 7:15 on the morning of June 30, 1908, something happened in the sky above the Stony Tunguska (Podkamennaya Tunguska) …

Earth Science

The REAL Long Island Iced Tea Recipe

"There are a few impostors out there that claim to be Long Island Iced Teas. In actuality, there is only one correct way to make a LIIT... and this …

Recipes

Five Things That Could Be Holding Back Your Guitar Playing

We recently shared a video to help you determine if your guitar is holding you back.<p>Of course, it’s also possible that your own practice and playing …

Electric Guitar

12 Simple, Ingenious Flyfishing Hacks

Flyfishing is complex and technical, no doubt, but these easy tips will make your time on the water more enjoyable and more productive.<p>Buggy, …

Fishing

How to Master the Pentatonic Scale on the Entire Fretboard

Guitar instructor Paul Davids—the man behind GW favorites "Are We All Tuning Our Guitars Wrong?" and "Is This the Mother of All Finger Exercises?," …

Behind the misleading claims fueling America's bourbon boom

Widow Jane’s flagship 10-year-old straight bourbon is a common sight in hip Brooklyn bars and, according to the company, it can now be found in more than 30 states and 15 countries. Part of its popularity could be attributed to its supposedly artisanal New York credentials: “The pure, unique waters …

Whiskey

15 Cleaning Secrets Only Car Detailers Know

Save hundreds of dollars and detail your car yourself in half a day. Get professional results using these tips from experienced detailers.<p>If you hit …

1966 Imperial Crown Convertible

This 1966 Imperial Crown convertible has been with the seller since 2006 and benefits from a multi-year refurbishment completed in 2017 that features …

Why Does the Sky Look Green Before a Tornado?

A common bit of folklore from tornado-prone parts of the U.S. says that when the skies start taking on an emerald hue, it's time to run inside. But …

You can travel to Detroit super cheap, but not if I book before you

Do you love music? Then you’ll love Detroit.<p>This is the birthplace or home town of Motown, The White Stripes, Eminem, Kid Rock and, er, techno.<p>It’s …

60-Second Songwriting: Song Structure Basics—the Pre-Chorus

3.6K<p>SHARES<p><i>60-Second Songwriting aims to offer quick, concise, song-craft tips, basics and blasts for the time-crunched and attention-challenged</i> …

5 Ways to Project Confidence in Front of an Audience

Employees, investors, and partners don’t just follow anyone — they follow leaders who have command of the business and command of the stage. Whether you’re presenting on an analyst call or speaking to your entire organization in a town hall meeting, you’re being judged on your confidence and …

Public Speaking

1956 Cadillac Series 62 Derham

This 1956 Cadillac Series 62 sedan was sent to the Derham Coach Company by its owner when new for custom work including a padded roof, …

Mastering the Fretboard Using Keys and Chord Progression Roots

260<p>SHARES<p><i>This is an abridged and shorter version of a lengthier article that can be found on Guitarchalk.com.</i><p>The easiest way to master the fretboard …

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

Holy shit! These are legit.

IPhone 8

How Baby Boomers Broke America

<b>ONE</b><p>Lately, most Americans, regardless of their political leanings, have been asking themselves some version of the same question: How did we get …

The progression of office culture from the 50s to today

Office culture has changed quite a bit over the years.<p>Some of those shifts were actually reflected in workplace design trends.<p>Corner offices were meant to convey hierarchical prestige and status. The cubicle was intended to improve employees' lives, but ultimately became a symbol of corporate …

Spring Creeks: Words Aren't Enough

<i>Crystal clear.</i><p><i>Bug factory.</i><p><i>Low gradient.</i><p><i>Constantly cold.</i><p><i>Lush vegetation.</i><p><i>Year ‘round.</i><p><i>Lots of big, wild, selective, spooky trout.</i><p>Each statement …

No Reserve: 1969 Oldsmobile 98

This 1969 Oldsmobile 98 was sold to its original owner in Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan, spent time in two collections, and was acquired by the seller …

Google makes it easier to delete the search, browsing and viewing history it keeps on you

Google is making it easier to see the search, browsing and YouTube viewing history it keeps on you, to delete any items you don’t want included, and to stop the company from logging your activity in future …<p>It’s doing this to comply with new European privacy regulations, known as the General Data …

Lamborghini Marzal driven in public for first time since 1967

Arguably the most famous concept car of all time was driven around Monaco GP circuit by none other than Prince Albert of Monaco during the 2018 …

8 Superior Rooftop Patios in Metro Detroit

Dine and drink on these sky-high al fresco decks<p>Nothing marks the start of summer quite like a cold drink on a restaurant patio — and all the better if that patio happens to be several stories up. For a long time Detroit’s patio dining scene was mostly tied to sidewalks and backyards, but recently …

Detroit

Good time girl: memories of super groupie Pamela Des Barres

A groupie is someone who loves the music so much she wants to be around the people who make it<p>Making love with Mick on his pillows in his living room, listening to Dylan, there was nothing better on earth<p>Barely 30 seconds in and Pamela Des Barres has not so much name-dropped as chucked her diary on …

Living Rooms

What it's like to live in Nasa's new spacecraft

Crowded, smelly and seasick – life inside Nasa’s new spacecraft won’t be much fun.<p>In 1959, when Nasa’s original seven astronauts first saw their tiny single-man Mercury space capsule, they weren’t impressed. It appeared to have no windows and few controls – the elite test pilots complained that …