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How to Master the Pentatonic Scale on the Entire Fretboard

5<p>SHARES<p>Guitar instructor Paul Davids—the man behind GW favorites "Are We All Tuning Our Guitars Wrong?" and "Is This the Mother of All Finger …

Electric Guitar

You need to drive America's 10 quietest roads

Baseball, cookouts and days at the lake are some of America's favorite summer season pastimes, but there is no rite of passage greater than the …

National Parks

50 Bad Jokes That You Can’t Help but Laugh At

Some bad jokes only deserve eye rolls and groans. But somehow, these manage to still be funny.<p>Who’s there?<p>Interrupting cow.<p>Interrupting c–<p>MOO!<p>We had …

Jokes

Recipe: Salt and Vinegar Cucumbers — Recipes from The Kitchn

When you're in need of something crisp and refreshing alongside whatever you're serving — be it grilled shrimp or a roast chicken — let this be your …

Recipes

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 …

Electric Guitar

The Best New Rock Albums That Dropped This Week

As we round out the first half of 2018, it’s frankly astounding how many great rock records we’ve received thus far this year. From indie artists on the come-up to classic acts padding their already-impressive discographies, it’s not just the amount, but the range of different sounds and textures …

12 Colonoscopy Prep Tips From Gastroenterologists to Make the Whole Thing Less Hellish

Welcome to Colonoscopy Prep 101: a Class No One Actually Takes But We’ll All Definitely Need. Look, a colonoscopy—which is when a medical …

Cancer

Easy guitar theory: diatonic chord progressions

<b>Listen up: scales aren’t just torture devices invented by guitar teachers...</b><p>When you use a scale, say, C major, you are playing ‘in the key of C’. …

How to Group Mac App Icons More Prominently in Your Dock

In macOS, the Dock provides convenient one-click access to your most frequently used Mac applications. The simplest way to organize docked apps is to click and drag them into your preferred place, but here we're going to show you a lesser-known trick for arranging docked items more clearly.<p>To …

Is there still a place for steel road bikes in the age of carbon fibre?

Carbon fibre might dominate, but steel is still the frame material of choice for many

The Exodus Debunked: A Ridiculous Story with Ridiculous Claims

March 3, 2018 by Jonathan MS Pearce<p>The Exodus account is one of the key stories of the Bible, creating a foundation upon what so much else in the …

Quick-Pickled Vegetables

Makes about 1 cup<p>You can use any thinly shaved or sliced vegetable you like for this recipe. We love quick pickles on sandwiches because they add acidity and crunch. And you don't have to be someone who's "into canning" to make your own. Keep them in the fridge for days and put them on …

Recipes

The 10 Coolest Guitar Instrumentals of All Time

9<p>SHARES<p><i>Guitar World</i> presents the 10 coolest guitar instrumentals ever. In terms of the videos we selected, we tried to stick with the studio versions …

How to get your hands on a historic M1911 pistol from the US Army stockpile

Americans will soon have the rare opportunity to get their hands on a historic military gun.<p>Only American citizens can purchase one of these World War II combat pistols, the M1911, from the U.S. Army stockpile. And only one can be purchased a year by a qualified buyer.<p>The 1911 is one of the most …

American Pot: 5 Best Strains of 2017

Cannabis has had quite the year. Namely, companies learned the industry is hella lucrative – it's a multi-<i>billion</i> dollar industry – and politicians …

Cannabis

A Nobel Prize-winning economist thinks we’re asking all the wrong questions about inequality

America is trying to come to terms with its economic inequality. Does inequality spur growth or kill it? Is it a necessary evil—or necessarily bad? Angus Deaton, an economics professor at Princeton, and the recipient of the 2015 Nobel Prize in economics, is asked questions like these all the …

Long-Term Health Comes Down To Two Main Habits, Says Researcher

In the ongoing search for health and longevity, researchers have looked to parts of the world where people live the longest—the “blue zones,” which include Sardinia, Italy; Okinawa, Japan; Icaria, Greece; Loma Linda, California; and Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica. In these places people tend to live …

Ikigai

36 Taco Recipes So Good You’ll Never Want to Make Anything Else

Need a standout “Taco Tuesday” recipe? With these cheesy, meat- and veggie-packed tacos on the menu, you’ll want to have one (or three) every …

Eating These Two Fruits Could Help Repair The Lungs Of Ex-Smokers, Says Study

Stock up now if you used to smoke...<p>If you're a former smoker worried about the damage that cigarettes could have caused to your lungs, then you …

7 Storytelling Structures to Improve Your Presentations (Infographic)

What your favorite plots and your next business presentation should have in common.<p>Giving presentations, whether during meetings with co-workers or to potential new clients, can often seem intimidating. But luckily, there are tried and true ways to organize your information so that it is both easy …

Employees Trust Bosses Who Display Any of These 5 Successful Leadership Habits | Inc.com

Tell me if you agree with this statement: For any human relationship to thrive, it has to be founded on trust.<p>If you agree, then know that it's really no different in the workplace, especially in the relationship between boss and employee. The best company cultures, where collaboration is humming …

Employment

The Best National Park in Every State

From sea to shining sea, our nation is packed with unforgettable, beautiful, and important sites from the National Park Service.<p><i>Originally appeared</i> …

Spice Up Your Playing with Eight Fancy Blues Chords

418<p>SHARES<p>Blues guitar is timeless, and some of its most basic chords just sound... <i>right</i>. However, there are chords out there that stray away from the …

Guitar

How to Make Anthony Bourdain's Favorite Pasta Dish

It's easy<p>There are five words that guide travelers through tough decisions: “What would Anthony Bourdain do?”<p>Well, we believe that Bourdain would …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing we have to a miracle drug

Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period — known as aerobic exercise— has a significant, beneficial effect on the brain.<p>"Aerobic exercise …

Why Wise People Take Social Security at 62

It will help you leverage the most powerful resource at your disposal.<p>As a college student, future-filmaker Roco Belic took time off of school to …

Recommended Books for Beginner Buddhists

New to Buddhism? Here Are Places to Begin Learning<p>In the West, many of us begin our journey with Buddhism by reading a book. For me, the book was <i>The</i> …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

To Find Out What Employees Are Really Thinking, Don't Conduct a Survey; Do This Instead | Inc.com

<b>Do you need to understand what employees are really thinking?</b> Many leaders believe that the only way to assess employee opinions is to conduct a survey, often referred to as an "employee attitude survey" or an "employee engagement survey."<p>And although surveys can be valuable, there's a faster, …

Employee Engagement