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Tommy Emmanuel Teaches His Picking Style

The Chet Atkins Certified Guitar Player offers some valuable picking tips.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>A few years ago, Tommy Emmanuel stopped by the Acoustic Nation …

Guitar

Photo Basics: Here’s How Shutter Speed, Aperture, & ISO Interact to Create a Perfect Exposure (VIDEO)

Good photographs begin by understanding of the principles of light, and knowing how to manipulate camera settings to arrive at a correct exposure. In …

InterAct

Build Homemade Tomato Cages

Tomatoes are the most popular home garden crop , so as the gardening season approaches, many gardeners are planning how best to support their …

10 Plants That Create the Perfect Microclimate at Home

Many people aren’t aware of the incredible abilities of ordinary household plants to improve the microclimate in their homes. Plants help create a …

Delicious Breakfasts for Hungry Houseguests

These irresistible breakfast recipes will make your crowd go wild.<p>Cooking for a crowd? We’ve got the best big breakfasts for your bulk baking. We’ve …

Toy Box Plans, Designs And Ideas For Organized Playrooms

Tired of stepping on toys every time you enter your kid’s room? Maybe it’s time you built a toy box. We can’t guarantee it will keep the room neat …

The 18 Netflix Original Series to Be Excited About in 2018

With more being spent on original content than ever before, can Netflix match quantity with quality in 2018? These new shows have us thinking …

TV

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

11 Plants For Your Bedroom To Help You Sleep Better

We have compiled this list of 11 great plants to help you sleep better, based on their calming and cleansing effects.<p>There is nothing more annoying …

Here's how to cook a delicious steak for cheap

You don't have to break the bank to fix a good steak. Whether you're preparing a cheap or expensive cut, what matters most is how you treat it.<p>The …

Houseplants that clean the air of carcinogens

You know that rumor that plants can improve your air quality? Turns out it’s totally true.<p>A 1989 study by NASA tested common house plants to see if they could remove harmful chemicals from the air. Scientists put plants in sealed chambers and pumped in benzene, formaldehyde, and …

Plants

How to master the art of perfect picture hanging

Hanging art, pictures and photographs correctly can be a daunting task. Art and framing consultant Marcus Wells shares his expertise.<p><b>What do pictures</b> …

Why it pays to grow herbs at home – even in winter

Basil, parsley and coriander are easy to cultivate: all you need is a windowsill – and some helpful advice<p>I have nothing against potted supermarket herbs, other than the plastic pot, plastic sleeve, peat, transportation costs and landfill implications – but they are a better buy than the cut …

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Grout

You’ll be grouting like a pro in no time<p>So your tiles are installed in a perfect grid or chevron pattern. Now it’s time to finish up the job with an application of grout. While it’s certainly not the most luxurious material you’ll use in a renovation, grout plays a big role in the final look of …

Home Improvement

An Entire Basic Photography Course in an Infographic

We live in an era where learning things has become a lot easier, including photography. On top of courses and modules that you can enroll in, there …

How I Became Conversationally Fluent in a Foreign Language in 17 Days

I set up a routine where I did the same things every day.<p><i>How do I quickly and efficiently learn a new language?</i> <i>originally appeared on</i> <i>Quora</i><i>, the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. You can follow Quora on</i> <i>Twitter</i><i>,</i> <i>Facebook</i><i>, and</i></i> …

Language Learning

The 8 best things I packed to save space during my 2-week backpacking trip through Europe

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Packing a suitcase is not my strong suit. If I'm being honest, I'm terrible at it.<p>I always have efficient, minimalist intentions when I …

Backpacking

The Via Less Traveled: Wind Your Way Through Italy's Jaw-Dropping Hill Towns

Visit Siena, the epitome of Italy’s extraordinary hill towns. (Photo: Getty Images)<p>Sandwiched between Rome and Florence, an almost mythical swath of …

Italy

Designing a Renewable Food System

Lessons from the renewable energy sector on creating a sustainable food system that provides the responsiveness and resilience our communities deserve<p>…

Everything You Need to Know About ISO (VIDEO)

Vincent Ledvina is an independent filmmaker specializing in animation, and he combines these skills to release short monthly videos on basic …

Journalism

Raised Garden Beds 101: Tips on Planning, Building, & Using

Raised garden beds are one of the best tools for gardening. They minimize weeds, they allow for greater organization and access, they facilitate …

Gardening

Listening to pink noise might be the key to a ‘better, deeper’ sleep

When you’re a light sleeper, anything and everything can wake you up.<p>Your watch ticking. Your partner turning over. Random, annoying thoughts about …

Inspired by Nature: Scientists Find Groundbreaking Solution for Solar Storage

One of the most common pitfalls of solar energy is storing it. On sunny days there is typically an excess of energy, which is lost if not captured. …

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The truth about 'microdosing,' which involves taking tiny amounts of psychedelics like LSD

The treatment was part of an experimental regimen that Osmond oversaw from 1954 to 1960. He thought the acid trip might mimic some of the symptoms of delirium tremens, a psychotic condition common in chronic alcoholics who stop drinking, and shock the alcoholics into not drinking again.<p>But instead …

Consciousness

People Try To Build IKEA Furniture While On Acid

Some people have a really hard time following step-by-step directions that are perfectly illustrated with photos, so these instructionally challenged …

Database helps plant 'right tree for the right place'

<b>German researchers have compiled a 400-species database to encourage people to plant the "right tree in the right place" in urban areas.</b><p>The team of scientists hope the information will help shift the focus away from the way trees look towards on the focus on biodiversity.<p>Over the next decade, the …

Ecology

Simple garden DIY projects to plan now and build in spring

We know that summer is officially behind us now but that doesn't mean we can't start thinking about how we'd like to upgrade our gardens next …

This is How You Stop Taking Bad Landscape Photos

It doesn’t matter if you’re picking up a camera for the first time or if you’ve been at it for decades - sometimes the photos you take are just plain …

Design

How To Practice Your Scales And Why - Positions [Lessons]

<b>Guitar Scales And Modes</b>: I get a lot of questions on technique building and what to work on to become a better improvisor. This lesson is a …

Demonstration