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SPOT X and Garmin inReach Mini - BIKEPACKING.com

Announced just days apart, the SPOT X and Garmin inReach Mini will be particularly interesting for bikepackers looking to upgrade to a two-way …

Gear & Gadgets

Going the Distance: A Crash Course in Intervals

0<p>SHARES<p>In music theory, the term <i>interval</i> is used to measure the distance between two notes, like an inch, mile or light year with objects. Our entire …

Electric Guitar

Beyond Blues: Nail Those Changes!

<b>Chops:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Theory:</b>Intermediate <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Learn all about guide tones.<br>• Apply simple theoretical concepts to give your blues playing …

Electric Guitar

8 REITs Yielding 8% Plus

For several weeks, Forbes.com column readers have been watching me climb the dividend risk/reward ladder, from 6% yields, then 7%, using only REITs and the power of fundamental analysis. Today, we’re stretching to 8% yields and beyond!<p>It’s important to survey the current economic environment, …

Investing

5 body-rocking sex positions for people who like to watch

Get looking, good looking!<p>There's nothing hotter than you two in the throes. Appreciating those gorgeous visuals lets you be voyeur and/or exhibitionist, and can be a huge turn-on for both of you. These positions work regardless of who you're having sex with, whether they have a penis or are …

Turn-On

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

Guitar

The new era of the Multi-Model Database

Increasingly, customers are demanding that their databases take on multiple chores. Emergence of multi-model databases providing developers multiple …

Databases

Learning the David Gilmour Bend

0<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 …

Guitar

10 super cheap workshop hacks - MBR

Saving you money when it comes to maintenance<p>10 ways of getting the same results as proper workshop tools but just with easy to access household …

Hacking

What everyone gets wrong about introverts — including why they are not antisocial or lazy

When you hear the term "introvert," you might imagine someone who's quiet and insular, who likes to spend most of their time alone, avoiding social situations.<p>But being an introvert isn't really anything to do with how much you like spending time with other people. In fact, introverts can have some …

Behavioral Sciences

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 …

Google

The Art of Practicing (and Getting Motivated to Practice)

0<p>SHARES<p>We all know the old joke. A man is walking down the streets of Manhattan and someone approaches him for directions, asking, "How do you get to …

Flute

My Secret for Drinking Less | GQ

Puff, puff, take a pass on the beer.<p>Let me start by saying that I love drinking very much, in a healthy and measured and prudent way. I love a glass of wine with dinner or in the shower. I love the bracing chill of a tequila soda as it travels down my esophagus. I don’t like beer but prefer it to …

Alcohol

More on Developing Proper Sweep Picking Technique

10<p>SHARES<p>Sweep picking is an incredibly useful and exciting technique that allows guitarists to perform arpeggios in a flashy, keyboard-like manner.<p>It …

Electric Guitar

Best Long-Term Care Insurance Companies

Updated May 01, 2018<p>Studies from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services show the majority of people over the age of 65 will require …

Retirement

Data Science vs Machine Learning vs Data Analytics vs Business Analytics

This article gives a broad overview of data science and the various fields within it, including business analytics, data analytics, business …

Data Science

Revealed: 10 Simple Guitar Solos

1<p>SHARES<p>YouTube user Alex—a.k.a. guitarist6494—has put together a list of his Top 10 Simple Guitar Solos. While it’s a varied list of songs that …

Guitar

How to Plank Like a Pro (and Avoid These 6 Mistakes)

Crunches are easily the most common of the abdominal exercises but they are certainly not the most effective way to strengthen your core.<p>Core …

Workouts

Develop your funk rhythm guitar grooves with these classic chord vamps

<b>Early funk is often associated with the Godfather Of Soul James Brown, who helped pioneer this style of dance music in the late 60s and early 70s.</b> …

Electric Guitar

Every Introvert Needs To Know About This Self-Care Practice

When I tell people I’m taking time out for my "introvert hangover," I’m not joking. What you must know is that it doesn’t come with the splitting …

Introverts

Learn This Little-Known Pentatonic Modal Trick

15<p>SHARES<p>Soloing with the modes is a great way to add new and exciting colors to your guitar playing. It can also add an ear-bending “outside” sound …

Electric Guitar

Shaping Up: Dominant Double Stops for Guitar

18<p>SHARES<p>When learning how to play jazz guitar, we often spend time working out scales, arpeggios and single-note riffs, as well as chord shapes and …

Electric Guitar

Milk-me? Nope, Milk-it

MilKit does just that, and it doesn't suckle<p>The tubeless-tire system has become almost perfect in the last few years. <i>Almost</i>. It’s still a pain to …

Home Improvement

Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Blockchain

Everything You Need to Know About the Mediterranean Diet to Lose Weight, Gain Energy, and Live Longer

It seems that every other week, the Mediterranean diet is making headlines. And there’s a reason why this eating plan is touted as one of the world’s …

Nutrition

5 Professional PowerPoint Tips for Building the Ultimate Presentation

I remember the presentation well, but for all the wrong reasons.The keynote speaker at a well-known project management conference had decades of …

Public Speaking

Yale has made its most popular class available online for free

“Students want to change, to be happier themselves, and to change the culture here on campus,” she said. "If we see good habits, things like students …

Step outside the pentatonic box with these fresh blues guitar solo approaches

<b>Every lead guitarist uses pentatonic scales - chances are that the first scale you ever learnt was the minor pentatonic.</b><p>Don't Miss<p>Like a comfortable …

Electric Guitar

HBR Guide to Data Analytics Basics for Managers

Publication Date: <b>April 03, 2018</b><p>Don't let a fear of numbers hold you back. Today's business environment brings with it an onslaught of data. Now more than ever, managers must know how to tease insight from data--to understand where the numbers come from, make sense of them, and use them to inform …

Management

Warren Buffett's Advice for a Stock Market Crash

Source: The Motley Fool<p>1 of 9<p>Why you should heed Buffett's advice<p>If you could only listen to one person's advice during a stock market crash, let …

Investing