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Video Lesson: Learn to Play the Talking Blues

Bill EvansNovember 15, 2017<p><b>From the January 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY ADAM LEVY</b><p>Sometime in the 1920s, a peculiar form of blues emerged that …

The Secret Science of Superheroes — the origin story

<b>Remember that</b> <b>League of Extraordinary Scien</b><b>tist? You know, the ones that wrote a book about superheroes in a weekend. Well their Herculean efforts</b> …

Maths in a minute: Euler's identity

Euler's identity is often hailed as the most beautiful formula in mathematics. People wear it on T-shirts and get it tattooed on their bodies. …

Mathematics

Some Physics Insights

There are already many fine websites which treat physics in general and relativity in particular. Some of them are mentioned on the links page for …

Winding Tree is the new kid on the blockchain set on disrupting Airbnb and Expedia

Bitcoin and Ethereum may be the stars of the cryptocurrency story, but the real hero is the technology behind them: blockchain. Platforms like Winding Tree, which is operated by a non-profit out of Switzerland, are using the blockchain to disrupt industries.<p>Essentially there are two ways that …

Blockchain

As Bitcoin prices climb, Siacoin offers an attractive alternative

Everyone is looking for the next Bitcoin. Finding a currency with potential not just to change the world, but also net multiple thousand percent returns over the next several months, though, isn’t as easy as an influx of new contenders would have you believe.<p>But it doesn’t matter. Wealth creation …

Kantian Ethics in a Nutshell: The Moral Philosophy of Immanuel Kant

Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) is, by common consent, one of the most profound and original philosophers who ever lived. He is equally well known for his …

This iOS app makes creating and editing guitar tabs a breeze

One of the more tedious tasks of playing in a cover band is managing lyric and chord sheets. When you play a typical four-hour gig in a local bar, memorizing all that music is not always going to happen. You've got to study each song and learn your particular parts, sure, but having a cheat sheet …

The Best Bitcoin and Ethereum Explainers

Bitcoin, the decentralized digital currency dominated by white men, seemed on the verge of disappearing after every scandal, crash, or hack. But …

Buying a home comfortably and affordably

What makes up a monthly mortgage payment?<p>A monthly payment isn’t just the principal and interest payment on your loan, but also taxes, insurance and, …

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Circuito.io Helps Beginners Assemble Electronic Projects

For many people, there is a vast gap between having an idea and knowing what electronic components are necessary to construct that idea. With the ubiquity of components and modules available, you can come up with a concept and understand that you can get the parts, but making them all talk to each …

Quantum Mechanics (A Ladybird Expert Book) by Jim Al-Khalili

<b>Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Quantum Mechanics is a clear, simple and entertaining introduction to the weird, mind-bending world of the</b> …

The Power User’s Guide to Safari

Apple’s Safari web browser tends to get a bum rap because it’s a pretty boring and comes with every Mac, but over the years Apple has quietly made it …

Operating Systems

A Different Kind of Progress: The Poetry and Philosophy of Rilke, Rumi, Mary Oliver, and Tagore, Set to Song

A beautiful musical homage to the eternal dance of life and death.<p><i>“Even poetry, Sweet Patron Muse forgive me the words, is not what music is,”</i> the poet Edna St. Vincent Millay exclaimed in a letter. <i>“Without music life would be a mistake,”</i> Nietzsche proclaimed in contemplating the singular power of …

Literature

What Every Layperson Should Know About String Theory

It’s one of the most brilliant, controversial and unproven ideas in all of physics: string theory. At the heart of string theory is the thread of an idea that’s run through physics for centuries, that at some fundamental level, all the different forces, particles, interactions and manifestations of …

Quantum Mechanics

How To Get Your Hands In Sync [Lessons]

<b>Soloing</b>: Four different examples on how to get your hands in sync with each other.

Professor Brian Greene answers everything you wanted to know about string theory and the multiverse

Lateline asked you to send in science questions for famed physicist Professor Brian Greene.<p>Professor Greene is the author of The Elegant Universe, a …

Physics

CAN ANYONE BE GOOD IN MATHS?

This is rather a good question to ask, if can anyone really learn Mathematics or it is just a natural “talent” that certain people are born with?<p>Most …

A Manifesto for the Philosophy of the Future — Networkism

<b>The culmination of a new philosophical outlook harnessing new technologies through new organization types will drive forward exponential gains for</b> …

Bitcoin: What It Is And How It Works

Demystifying the cryptocurrency<p>What Is Bitcoin?<p>In 2008, a programmer issued a white paper in which he argued that we need an Internet currency not subject to the fees and permissions of third-party intermediaries. So he came up with the digital equivalent of cash online, a system that lets …

Bitcoin

5 Great Songs to Learn

While writing your own music is certainly a driving force behind learning how to play guitar, the ability to play some of your favorite hits can also …

How To Get The Spark Back Into Your Acoustic Guitar Playing With These 3 Killer Techniques - Part 2 [Lessons]

<b>Correct Practice</b>: Here are 3 more very cool and creative ways in which you can play your guitar.

Guitar Playing

The Girl From Ipanema Chords

In this lesson you will learn to play the original chords and bossa nova guitar patterns of the classic bossa song <i>The Girl from Ipanema</i>, written by …

25 Artists You Need To Start Listening To In 2015

2015 should be an amazing year for music. Between expected releases from Kendrick Lamar, Modest Mouse, Kanye West, Radiohead, Drake, Adele, Chance The Rapper, Frank Ocean, James Blake and Fleetwood Mac, to name but a select few, this year should make up for the lack of impact albums that marked …

Pocket Lick apps for banjo and guitar

As an instructor in ETSU’s Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Studies program, and having taught several students privately as well, I’m well …

A Picture Of Language: The Fading Art Of Diagramming Sentences

When you think about a sentence, you usually think about words — not lines. But sentence diagramming brings geometry into grammar.<p>If you weren't taught to diagram a sentence, this might sound a little zany. But the practice has a long — and controversial — history in U.S. schools.<p>And while it was …

In Time For The World Cup, Explorative New Music From Brazil

Brazilian song has a way of capturing the imagination, and Rio de Janeiro is its crucible. From <i>maxixe</i> and <i>choro</i> in the 19th century to <i>samba</i> and <i>bossa nova</i> in the 20th, Rio's history of melding rhythms with deep lyricism has been extraordinary.<p>For Brazilians, these songs have even greater …

coinlab.info

We are 2 enthusiasts of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies, who met each other for the first time during the Bitcoin Boulevard in Madrid, …

Neil deGrasse Tyson at 85% the Speed of Light

This video made me laugh harder than anything I've seen in a long time. Okay, except for some Louis CK videos. But for a non-comedian (allegedly)... …