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Buy This 5.7%-Yielding, Monthly-Paying REIT

<b>LTC Properties, Inc.</b> (LTC) remains a "Buy" for income investors even though shares have rebounded considerably from their latest 52-week lows. The …

Investing

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>NordVPN<p>It’s doing this to comply with new European privacy regulations, known as the General …

GDPR

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

University of Pennsylvania

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Amazon’s new ‘Alexa Blueprints’ let anyone create custom Alexa skills and responses

Amazon this morning is introducing “Alexa Blueprints,” a new way for any Alexa owner to create their own customized Alexa skills or responses, without needing to know how to code. The idea is to allow Alexa owners to create their own voice apps, like a trivia game or bedtime stories, or teach Alexa …

7 Bad Habits Truly Wealthy People Never Have

Almost all of those in the 1 percent have this in common: They don't spend their time doing these things.<p><i>What does the 1 percent do with their time compared to the 99 percent? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

Watch Tommy Emmanuel Play 'Purple Haze' in Jimi Hendrix's Apartment

Acoustic guitar virtuoso Tommy Emmanuel recently dropped by Jimi Hendrix's Sixties apartment in Mayfair, London. Luckily, he brought along a guitar! …

This Little-Known 401(k) Trick Can Open the Floodgates to Roth IRA Savings

Go beyond well-known strategies to boost your savings -- if your employer does one simple thing.<p>There's a retirement crisis in the U.S., with …

How to Negotiate Your Next New-Car Lease Like a Pro

Car salespeople will tell you that most people who end up leasing a new vehicle don’t walk through the door thinking of themselves as lease customers. Rather, like proposals on New Year’s Eve, leasing often just kind of happens, and the person has to live with the consequences of a spontaneous …

People are downloading their Facebook data and posting it to Twitter, and the results will terrify you

The Cambridge Analytica scandal continues to roll on. As it does, people are becoming more and more aware of just how much data Facebook has on them.<p>One easy (yet slightly horrifying) way to see it all in one place is to request all of your Facebook data as a zip file. A lot of people have been …

Social Media

Five Steps to Walking Basslines on Guitar

When learning how to play jazz guitar, one of the things that many players want to explore and get under their fingers is walking basslines.<p>Though …

The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018

These destinations are spectacular—and affordable.<p><b>The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018</b><p><b>By Megan Leonhardt and Kerri Anne Renzulli</b><p>Whether you dream of …

If you're not using Google Chrome's permanent 'Mute Site' feature, you're not using Chrome at its best

In January, Google Chrome — the search giant's extremely popular web browser — started rolling out an update with a lot of new features, including the ability to permanently mute sites that automatically play videos every time you visit.<p>Google Chrome updates usually consist of bug fixes and other …

Cloud storage may not be the sexiest purchase, but this is one of the best deals you'll find

Some people bungee jump. Others skydive. And other daredevils walk around without any backup for their photos, videos, and documents. Shove us out of …

Google Drive

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analyzing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

Documentaries

Get this free tool to stop creepy online tracking

Ever had an online ad follow you tenaciously across all your gadgets? You know the drill. Maybe you looked up a pair of running shoes online and …

Navigating The Guitar Fretboard Fast Using Octaves [Lessons]

<b>Soloing</b>: This lesson is about navigating a wide area of the fretboard while remaining musical.

10 Licks Every Guitarist Should Know

Having some trouble getting your soloing off the ground? This video may be able to help you out.<p>In this lesson from Darrel Braun—one of our favorite …

Guitar Scales: The Five Pattern System

<b>Learning scale patterns on the guitar can be tough!</b><p>Most guitar players who come to me for help already know one or two pentatonic scale patterns. …

How to Fingerpick Like Chet Atkins

I’d like to kick things off with a look at my approach to the song, “El Vaquero,” written by the great Chet Atkins and Wayne Moss, which I recorded …

Relative Minor vs Major Keys

<b>W</b>hen I started playing guitar, it was all so overwhelming. I couldn’t figure out where to start, or what I needed to know. Somewhere along the line, …

How Guitarists Can Build Super-Human Legato Chops

An essential element in soloing for all guitarists is the use of legato techniques.<p>The term legato is defined as “smooth and connected,” and a legato …

Electric Guitar

The Afterlife of Pablo Escobar

In Colombia, a drug lord’s posthumous celebrity brings profits and controversy.<p><b>Audio:</b> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>When Roberto Escobar was the head accountant for the Medellín cartel, in the nineteen-eighties, he handled billions of …

Want to Knock 'em Dead in Nashville? Learn These 20 Tasty Country Licks

Exploring the world of country guitar is a diverse and exciting journey, one from which a guitarist of any background can benefit, while having …

Electric Guitar

Justin Trudeau’s Celebrity Schtick Has Finally Blown Up in His Face

Trudeau’s Indian misadventure was an epic misfire.<p>Why did Justin Trudeau go to India? I am sure at this point that even the prime minister has been asking himself that question all week.<p>Nobody seems to know. It isn’t to ink any major trade deal—those negotiations have been going on since at least …

19 Year Old Musical Wunderkind Perfectly Recreates Pink Floyd Songs From Various Eras All by Himself

Ewan Cunningham, a truly talented musician from Falkirk, Scotland has perfectly recreated a number of Pink Floyd songs from various eras, playing all …

Guitar

Revitalise your 12-bar blues chords with these 5 essential tips

Raise your 12-bars<p>But, variety being the undoubted spice of life, you can actually vary the arrangement in a surprising number of ways in order to …

Learn the 'Malagueña' Spanish Triplets

In this classic GW lesson video, learn the "Spanish" triplet technique used in classical guitar mainstays like "Malagueña."<p>Shot by our friends over …

Guitar

How to Drag and Drop Text Between Apps on the iPad

iOS 11 introduced handy new drag and drop features on the iPad, that let you drag photos, files, links, and more between apps. What you might not know, though, is that drag and drop also works for blocks of text.<p>Instead of copying and pasting text on the iPad, you can select a block of text and …

Apps

Learn 5 essential blues guitar rhythm grooves with this easy lesson

<b>Arm yourself with the rhythm chops to see you through any blues jam...</b><p>The shuffle riff<p>A classic Chicago blues-style shuffle. Use your first finger on …