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David Gilmour of Pink Floyd Shares How He Creates His Brilliantly Distinctive Sound on a Guitar

In a wonderful clip from a BBC documentary, the legendary David Gilmour of Pink Floyd talks about his brilliantly distinctive sound that he creates …

Guitar

Five essential new bands for fans of Deafheaven’s ambient metal sound

Meet the bands highlighting the beauty in black metal<p>Stars of this week’s <i>NME</i> Big Read, Deafheaven’s atmospheric sonic mastery is a gateway into a …

Bands

How to turn off Google's location tracking

When you turn off “location history” Google still tracks your location when you use several of its key services including Maps, search and the weather. Here’s how to really turn all of it off.<p>A report from the Associated Press has highlighted that the feature called location history is just one of …

Maps

Last Minute Deal: School of Game Design Lifetime Membership, Save 99%

We have an amazing deal for our readers in the Geeky Gadgets Deals Store today, the awesome School of Game Design Lifetime Membership.<p>The School of …

Gear & Gadgets

Every Studio Ghibli film ranked in order of greatness

• story of the day<br>• Studio Ghibli<p>A celebration of the most magical animation studio in the world<p>Since 1985, Studio Ghibli have been the world’s primary …

Anime

The 100 best science fiction movies of all time, according to critics

1/<p>100. "Movement and Location" (2015)<p>Brooklyn Film<p><b>Critic score:</b> 74/100<p><b>User score:</b> 8.6/10<p><b>What critics said:</b> "Despite its sci-fi hook, 'Movement and …

Obsession drives Lara in 'Shadow of the Tomb Raider'

Early trailers for <i>Shadow of the Tomb Raider</i> have portrayed Lara Croft as a ruthless killer. Someone who can hide in the jungle and silently dispatch armored soldiers with sophisticated traps and fast, calculated strikes. The underlying message is clear: The beloved archaeologist is now the hunter …

Tomb Raider

Miniature nuclear reactors could give the UK energy freedom

The £20 billion Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Somerset won’t open until at least 2025, and by then, it could already be a relic.<p>The …

Nuclear Energy

Octopus research shows that consciousness isn’t what makes humans special

Whether or not octopuses should be viewed as charming or terrifying very much depends on your personal perspective. But it’s hard to deny their intelligence.<p>Octopuses can squirt water at an annoyingly bright bulb until it short-circuits. They can tell humans apart (even those who are wearing the …

WATCH: The Science Behind Why Some Bullets Are More Destructive Than Others

Each year, more than 100,000 Americans are shot. And the wounds to bone and tissue caused by specially designed bullets also are getting more severe, according to surgeons.<p>Not all bullets are created equal. The energy of a bullet is determined by its mass and speed, and its wounding potential …

Science

The Best Architecture Software of 2018

When you think of the age of hand drafted architecture drawings, what images come to mind? Is it the iconic plans of the Palladian Villas? Fast …

Drawing

Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team is the best place to start for the 40K curious

An all-inclusive starter set, plus a broad set of rules for 16 different factions<p>Games Workshop, the hobby miniatures giant based in the United Kingdom, is notorious for two things: massive, ungainly rulesets that sprawl across multiple hardback sourcebooks and a very steep price point. Its newest …

Board Games

Cody Wilson on what’s next for DefCad after 3D-printed gun court victory

Five years ago, Cody Wilson successfully fired a round on a 3D-printed gun. He and members of his nonprofit, Defense Distributed, uploaded the design …

iPad Slow? Learn How to Speed up iPad, Even Older Ones!

If you have an older iPad, you may have noticed that it's not as fast as it used to be and asked yourself, "why is my iPad so slow?" There are lots of different reasons why your iPad may be running more slowly than it did when you first bought it, and luckily there are just as many ways to speed it …

Apps

Best Kitchen Knives 2018: Best choppers for master chefs | Trusted Reviews

• Best deals<p>No matter your ability in the kitchen, it’s important to invest in a good set of knives. Make the right choice and you’ll find that it’s …

21 of the best barbecue rubs and marinades

If you want to take your barbecue to the next level, you’re going to need some top quality dry rubs and marinades. Read on for our favourite recipes …

BBQ

When is Keeping Faith on and where have you seen Eve Myles before?

Having already been a massive hit on iPlayer, Welsh thriller Keeping Faith has now nabbed itself a prime slot on BBC One.<p>The series, which was shot …

Shadows in the Forest is a sublime board game every parent should have on hand

A cult classic, reimagined for a modern audience<p>When you get enough board game nerds together in the same room, they eventually begin trying to one-up each other. Like foodies comparing notes on the best meals they’ve ever had, the conversation quickly spirals into a list of the best and/or …

Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson: My Life in 10 Songs

1<p>“Beggar’s Farm”<p><i>This Was</i> (1968)<p>This was one of the first pieces that I wrote; I think technically I cowrote with Mick Abrahams, our original guitar …

Movie Review - In the Fade (2017)

<b>In The Fade</b>, 2017.<p>Directed by Fatih Akin.<br>Starring Diane Kruger, Denis Moschitto, Numan Acar, and Samir Muriel Chancrin.<p><b>SYNOPSIS:</b><p>Katja married her …

Buffalo Chicken Wing Sauce Recipe

"If you know someone from Buffalo, they know someone who told them the secret ingredients to the Anchor Bar's famous Buffalo chicken wings. I know …

The motion activated under-bed LED night light everyone goes nuts over is back on Amazon

The Vansky Motion Activated Bed Light is basically the perfect night light because it removes the biggest problems with conventional night lights. …

A No-Fail Way to Make the Best Chicken Wings

Grilled chicken wings are a fun party snack, but they’re not always fun for the party host. Most people can eat <i>a lot</i> of wings—especially if beer is …

The Top Apps for Architects

We all know the common refrain recited by architecture's more experienced practitioners when it comes to technology: "Times were a lot harder for …

Watching Japan’s King of Tuna Cut Fish is Mesmerizing

Inside the world's largest fish market, a master shows where Tokyo's best sushi comes from.<p>Most days each week, a little drama plays out inside the …

Japan

Felicity Cloake’s barbecue masterclass: jerk chicken – recipe

Jerk chicken is one of my favourite things to barbecue. I’d even go as far as to say that, with a few honourable exceptions , it’s about the only chicken dish worth the grill space. You can also use this sweetly aromatic, unapologetically fiery Jamaican rub on goat, mutton or pork belly.<p>Serves …

BBQ

Here's what happens when your dead body is left to rot (plus a few, more practical, uses for it)

We’re used to seeing bodies lie in rest on the other side of a coffin, but without six feet of soil to protect it, thing start to get very messy.<p>Left …

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 …

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Light Fall Review - Fast Pace With Style and Grace

Light Fall Review – Fast Pace With Style and Grace<p>Light Fall Review<p>From developer Bishop Games, Light Fall is a simple, aesthetically pleasing …