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Perfecting The Stubble: Guide To Short Facial Hair

<b>Before the days of hipster beards and incongruous sleeve tattoos to mark the arrival of one’s manhood, there was stubble.</b><p>That short facial hair that …

Men's Fashion

Who needs mediastinoscopy after negative EBUS staging for lung cancer?

image: Olympus<p>Most lung cancers spread to the lymph nodes in the chest first. Unless distant spread to other organs (metastasis) is obvious, biopsy …

How Sound Engineers Made the Millennium Falcon's Most Iconic Noise

The Millennium Falcon is the king of cool when it comes to classic sci-fi spaceships. The vessel is a kitbashed masterpiece and a bold image that …

Navy SEAL Commander Tells Students To Make Their Beds Every Morning In Incredible Commencement Speech

McRaven, the commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command who organized the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, stressed the importance of making your bed every morning, taking on obstacles headfirst, and realizing that it's OK to be a "sugar cookie."<p>All of his lessons were supported by personal …

Osama Bin Laden

How Music Affects Your Productivity

Growth Strategies > Productivity<p>Next Article<p>Working Hard or Hardly Working? 5 Hacks to Get More Out of Your 8-Hour Day.<p>Next Article<p>Gregory Ciotti • Guest Writer<p>Marketing Strategist<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Music has a way of expressing that which cannot be put …

Electronic Music

One Of The Quickest Ways To Get You Flying Through All Twelve Keys

Professional classical musicians seem to be able to memorize impossibly complicated solo works, orchestral excerpts, and other pieces in a short …

The Plane Truth: 10 Tips for Traveling with your Saxophone

Sometimes I think back on the way it used to be… I traveled regularly with multiple horns and <b>never had a problem</b> getting on a plane. Usually a tenor …

A Complete Approach to Sound for The Modern Saxophonist

I am pleased to announce that my book is officially in print. For those who haven't caught me talking about it yet, here is a quick description:<p><i>A</i> …

6 Tips For Buying The Right Saxophone

Free Lessons!<p>Want to improve your tone, learn to read music, and play your first song? Do all of this in 1 week with our free lessons!<p>Are you ready …

List of Jazz Tunes to Learn on Saxophone

A while back I was taking some music classes, I started writing a list of songs that I mostly know, somewhat know, or would like to know. When I …

Electric Guitar

Adjusting Saxophone and Clarinet Reeds

Peter Spitzer<p>I’ve been reading some interesting books on reed adjustment: <i>The Single Reed Adjustment Manual</i> by Fred Ormand, <i>Selection, Adjustment and</i> …

Woodworking

These Fun Technical Exercises Will Prepare You For Just About Anything

Technical Exercises in all Keys<p>All players should organize their practice, but that structure should also leave a lot of room for variety and …

A Set of Mouthpiece Exercises to Boost Your Tone, Big-Time

<i>Photo taken from francois-louis.com</i><p>Did you know that playing on the mouthpiece alone is a great way to train the muscles in your mouth and throat to …

Irest

Tablets are great, but if you use them for a long time you will get tired of holding them up. Meet iRest, a clever solution for reading and watching …

Cyclenav

Schwinn have presented an affordable bike navigation device - the CycleNav. The device is mounted on your bike and links to your smartphone via …

Zeus | Snow Shovel And Brush

Zeus by Quirky is a shovel, brush and ice scraper in one. It features a handle that can be extended to form a full-sized shovel, a detachable snow …

Gerber Gdc Money Clip

Gerber have presented a new product for edc fans. The sleek GDC Money Clip is a great solution for slimming down the contents of your pockets, not …

Knives

Altra Olympus | Trail Running Shoe

The new trend in running shoes is "maximalist” shoes, what this means is beefed up shoes with lots of cushion and a larger "sweet spot” that aids in …

Garmin Fenix 2

Garmin Fenix 2 is the latest offering by the GPS navigation specialists. Garmin says this is the "ultimate outdoor navigation and fitness watch”, …

101 Cycling Tips to Completely Transform Your Bike Life

Ride better, get stronger, be happier, go faster, look nicer, stay safer, get fitter, smile wider, and lots more<p>Want to be a better cyclist? Just ride. Every time you turn the pedals, you naturally improve a little. Of course, one well-placed tip, trick, or nugget of wisdom can help you achieve …

Bicycling's 50 Golden Rules

The cycling standards you need to know<p>Cyclists are innovators, constantly hunting for an edge. Over the last half-century, we've tried thousands of methods to become stronger, faster, and smarter on a bike—many of which have been discarded through the years.<p>These are the rules that have …

So what the heck is wearable tech, anyway?

So many gadgets...and so many of them unnecessary. If wearable tech aims to go mainstream, it's going to have to try harder.<p>Deep in a dimly lit audience in New York City, I sat watching a presenter show a slide reading, "Challenges for High Performance Wearable Solutions."<p>Of all the challenges …

Wearable Tech

How to Buy a Bike for $1,000 or Less

What to look for when you're shopping for a great bargain<p>Though cycling elitists consider $1,000 to be bargain-basement territory for road and mountain bikes, many ­models at that price will provide you with years of happy riding. If you’re in the market for a city bike, you can land even more …