Kyle Lauck

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20 Amazing New Scifi and Fantasy Books to Add to Your Reading List in May

May brings M.R. Carey’s new tale set in the same zombified world as <i>The Girl With All the Gifts</i>, a surreal new short-story collection from Haruki …

The 33 Best Books of 2016

Add them to your reading list now.<p>With 2016 slowly winding down, it's the exact right time to catch up on the books you may have missed. Whether you're in the mood for excellent short story collections, sharply drawn fiction, or unbelievably gripping memoirs, scroll ahead for our round-up of the …

The Shortcut To Bonding With A Romantic Partner On A Deeper Level

From Sam Gosling’s book, Snoop: What Your Stuff Says About You:<p>Arthur Aron, a psychologist at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, is …

Top 10 Cheat Sheets to Help You Master Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is still the most popular office suite used by companies and individuals across the world. These Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and …

Hear Isolated Guitar Tracks from Eagles' "Hotel California"

Here's one that's been making the rounds lately. It's the isolated guitar tracks from the Eagles' "Hotel California."<p>Best of all, it contains the …

Revisiting The 'Last Interview' Of Ernest Hemingway, Philip K. Dick And Nora Ephron

There's so much to like about the classy <i>Last Interview</i> series, but one of the things I now like best about it is the heavenly trio who was recently added to the line-up: Ernest Hemingway, Philip K. Dick, and Nora Ephron.<p>Can you think of three writers who, on the face of it, would have had less to …

The Surprisingly Old Physics Of Wireless Charging

My smartphone–the one I amazingly didn’t lose off the roof of my car– was getting on in years, so last week, I picked up a new one, pictured above. It’s a Droid Turbo, and among the various gadgets I got with it is a wireless charger. While this is distinctly less efficient than plugging it into a …

New DNA code makes synthetic proteins

The world's first functioning organism with an expanded DNA alphabet has now met another milestone in artificial life: making proteins that don't …

Fantasy Football 2015: Breaking Down Mock Draft, Bold Picks and Strategy

When the calendar turns to August, it can mean only one thing.<p>It's fantasy football drafting season!<p>To help you out in this, the most glorious of all the seasons, I've compiled my mock draft, along with some strategy notes and bold picks to consider. Spoiler alert: We're going to have a very long …

Easy Lessons, Tips & Tricks to Play Bar Gigs & Book Solo Acoustic Music Entertainment Jobs

Make Good Money with Your Guitar and Find Solo Bar Gigs Faster with The Best Acoustic Artist Entertainment Guide Written by Pros! Here We Offer a PDF …

Insects may be able to feel fear, anger and empathy, after all

A recent survey suggests that, for most of us who have ever had a pet companion, it’s a no-brainer that mammals and birds are emotional creatures, sharing emotions with multiple species and not just their own. Yet despite the thousands of YouTube videos and hundreds of recent scientific studies …

Emotional Intelligence

The doctor will see you now: 5 startups shaking up healthcare

<b>(CNN) —</b> In sub-Saharan Africa, particularly in rural areas, accessing a health clinic isn't always as simple as it should be. Poor roads can mean a trip to the doctor could be a days-long journey. As a result, several start-ups have launched that bring medical advances directly into the home -- or …

Genetically modified herpes virus has been shown to ‘cure’ patients of skin cancer by attacking tumours: study

A genetically engineered virus has been shown to “cure” patients of skin cancer, raising hopes of an end to chemotherapy.<p>In a worldwide study led by …

Immunotherapy

How the heck do you know what scale you’re supposed to use for lead guitar?

There’s a broad diversity of harmonic practices being used out there in the world of blues-based popular music, rock in particular. While a given …

Electric Guitar

DNA methylation in the medial prefrontal cortex regulates alcohol-induced behavior and plasticity.

2015 Apr 15;35(15):6153-64. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4571-14.2015.<p>1Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Division of Cell Biology, Faculty …

Why is the scientific world abuzz about an unpublished paper? Because it could permanently change human DNA

Scientists around the world are anticipating the results of a Chinese study that would mark the first time DNA in a human embryo has been modified in …

Future Rock: Pentatonic Transitions

<b>Chops:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Theory:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Learn how to connect pentatonic shapes all over the fretboard.<br>• Develop a smoother picking …

Arlen Roth

Music lesson pioneer Arlen Roth is the quintessential guitarist. An accomplished and brilliant musician — and one of the very few who can honestly …

9 Reasons A Guitar Pickup Sounds The Way It Does

As any electric string instrument player knows, there are a number of different types of pickups, and within each category there's a tremendous …

Acoustic Adventures: Cascading Celtic Guitar

Celtic music is often misunderstood among guitarists. Many think if they can tune their guitar to DADGAD and play some triplets, they’ve got it. In …

Essential Gig Tips for Acoustic Guitarists

<b>Photo by Andy Ellis</b><p><b>Know Your Signal Chain</b> <br>When you place a device in your signal path and it’s in the wrong spot, it can wreak havoc on your …

Funding crunch puts doctor pipeline in jeopardy

Weary mothers with toddlers, weathered laborers and elderly folks hunched over walkers all jostled for position, filling almost every available seat in the nondescript waiting room at the Erie Family Health Center in West Town.<p>It was a routine Monday afternoon at the clinic, where there are too …

Calvin and Hobbes Was "Our Only Popular Explication of the Moral Philosophy of Aristotle."

In the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, Christopher Caldwell argues that the revered <i>Calvin and Hobbes</i> was America's most profound comic strip. He quotes the late …

The brilliant ideas and radiant visions of reclusive SF author Greg Egan

Night Shade’s relationship with Greg actually starts before these new reprints. Night Shade was the first U.S. publisher for the last five Egan …

Paul Vo puts sustained harmony at your fingertips

Though handheld sustainers have been available for quite some time, Vo says that the Wand is much more powerful than anything already on the market. …

DigiTech Trio Band Creator

A drummer and a bassist in a tiny box. The DigiTech Trio guitar pedal adds drums and bass lines that match your guitar playing. It has 7 music genres …

Fingerboard Theory for Guitar: A Music Theory Text for Guitarists

Want to understand how music and your guitar work together? <i>Fingerboard Theory for Guitar</i> taught me that music is as much math and science as it is a …

Electric Guitar

8 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2015

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My dad always used to tell me that the difference between the “you” now and the “you” 20 years from now will be the places you visit and the people you meet. I would also add baldness and gray hair to that, but they don’t sound as cool.<p>He …

Entrepreneurship

The 100 best novels: No 68 – Under the Volcano by Malcolm Lowry (1947)

Malcolm Lowry’s masterpiece about the last hours of an alcoholic ex-diplomat in Mexico is set to the drumbeat of coming conflict<p>It is November 1939, the Day of the Dead in Quauhnahuac, Mexico. Two men in white flannels, one a film-maker, are looking back to last year’s fiesta. It was then, we …

Literature