Michael Toplisek

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How to Grow and Maintain a Mustache

Tom Sellck. Burt Reynolds. Salvador Dali. Charlie Chaplin. Aside from fame and star-strutted immortality, there’s something else these artists and …

Men's Fashion

Want to Learn Almost Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever? Here's How

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

Language Learning

Rose McGowan Cancels Public Appearances After Book Event Screaming Match

Rose McGowan has canceled upcoming public appearances after a heated exchange at a book event in New York City.<p>McGowan on Wednesday visited the Union …

Rose McGowan

Trump’s speech was bad. The Democrats' response to it was worse

The Democratic party showed it had learned nothing from the 2016 defeat and still has no idea how to deal with Trump and the Republican hegemony<p>During the State of the Union speech on Tuesday evening, the American people saw a boisterous, self-confident, united Republican party rally around <i>its</i> …

Joe Kennedy III

Humans Will Be Immortal And Talk To God, Baba Vanga Predictions Indicate

Baba Vanga and Nostradamus belong to two totally different era. Still, their predictions for 2018 have uncanny similarity. If the predictions are to …

2018 Hard Rock + Metal Album Release Calendar

Start saving and get ready to pick up some great music in 2018.Continue reading…

Rock Music

16 Weird and Wonderful Guitar Noise Pedals

I’m getting really close to finalising the first proper sweep of my pedal chain - just getting to adding the final 2. Of course the Tone Quest never …

Giant Pandas

Cinematic Releases: A Fate Worse Than Death: Blade of the Immortal (2017) - Reviewed

Iconic Japanese director Takashi Miike's 100th (!) film <i>Blade of the Immortal</i> (2017), isn't a masterpiece, but it's still head and shoulders above …

Anime

Four Actionable Practice Methods to Help You Improve Every Day

507<p>SHARES<p><b>FROM THE AUTHOR: If you disagree, keep it kosher. We’re just talking guitars.</b><p>If you’re like me, you would love to spend more time playing …

The Best Boutique Fuzz Pedals to Upgrade Your Pedalboard

Some of the most recognizable guitar sounds in rock music were created with the fuzz pedal. The predecessor of distortion and overdrive pedals, it …

Big Strokes: A Beginner's Guide to Sweep Picking

Although often regarded as a “shredder’s” technique, the notion of sweeping (or raking) the pick across the strings to produce a quick succession of …

Electric Guitar

Nail better barre chords in 20 minutes with this easy guitar lesson

<b>Move away from the comfort of open chords and find creative freedom by learning how to play all over the fretboard with our guide to nailing</b> …

Electric Guitar

Master the modes with this in-depth guitar lesson

<b>The subject of modes crops up time and again among guitarists wishing to inject new flavours into their solos.</b><p>The main challenge is learning a bunch …

​5 Cool Dress Shirts That You Won’t Sweat Through

Keep your temperature in check and say goodbye to pit stains<p>The dress shirt: classic, traditional, and seemingly not an ideal candidate for reinvention. No matter where you work, if you put on a collared shirt to go there, chances are you want it to look like every other dress shirt out there. This …

The Beginners Guide to Demonology

“How do I a summon a demon?” It’s a shockingly common question, as evidenced by the most popular, successful piece I’ve ever written for Geek.com. …

New Research Suggests Even Moderate Drinking Is Linked With Brain Damage

Here's what you need to know.<p>Research reported last week found even moderate drinking could damage the brain.<p>Considering 78 percent of Australians …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Internet

13 of the Raddest Moments in Metal Songs That You Forgot Were Awesome

From the accent hits in "Dead Skin Mask" to the opening riff of "Sons of Northern Darkness," you know 'em when you hear 'em.<p>Metalheads like big-picture worldviews—because, firstly, vastness and cosmic law is epic and awesome, and secondly, because it applies a framework of undeniable logic to what …

Guitar

​Here's How 28 Pounds of Feces Managed to Accumulate in This Man's Bowels

​Not even laxatives could help jumpstart his digestive tract<p>We all know the feeling of blockage in the back end, and in the past we've even highlighted the 10 foods you should eat when you're feeling constipated. However, this medical marvel in China takes the idea of digestive obstruction and …

10 Stoner Metal Albums Ranked by a Metalhead Who Doesn't Smoke Weed

I hate weed, but love riffs.<p><i>It's Weed Week, so we're lighting up a monster joint and celebrating all things marijuana. In honor of the occasion we had a stoner who doesn't listen to metal rank stoner albums. We also had a metalhead who doesn't smoke weed rank stoner metal albums. What follows is</i> …

Cannabis

8 most romantic camping destinations in America

The most romantic camping destinations in the US are all about sharing the love of the outdoors with someone special!<p>As long as your love’s idea of …

Moveable Guitar Chords and Chord Tones

Moveable Guitar Chords and Chord Tones<p>Every beginner guitarist learning chords needs to start with easy chord shapes that they can get their fingers …

For The First Time, Living Cells Have Formed Carbon-Silicon Bonds

Life - but not as we know it.<p>Scientists have managed to coax living cells into making carbon-silicon bonds, demonstrating for the first time that …

8 Courses (78+ Hours) to Get a Quality Tech Education---From Coding to Design--without Paying Exorbitant Tuition

<b>From 0 to 1: C Programming - Drill Deep</b><p>Dive into This Foundational Language to Build a Solid Programming Skill Set<p>Consider C the programming …

Tips & Tricks to Live a Healthy Life by Avoiding Laziness

Laziness is a state of passivity and lack of desire to do anything. Here are some of the tips and practices that can help in overcoming laziness.

Procrastination

Guitar Neck Theory Understanding How The Notes on the Neck Work

Guitar Neck Theory Understanding How The Notes on the Neck Work<p>Updated on April 21, 2016<p>ABCDEFG: The Natural Notes<p>The Easiest & Quickest Way To …

Electric Guitar

27 of the Most Beautiful Places to Put on Your Travel Bucket List

From sea to shining sea and everything in between.<p>Narrowing down the list of America's most scenic spots is clearly an impossible task, but these stunning places are totally worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list.

National Parks

Visiting the Four Sacred Sites

Prior to the Buddha’s passing away into final nirvana (<i>pari-nirvana</i>), his beloved attendant, Venerable Ananda, expressed concern as to how the …

Hinduism

The 10 greatest obscure metal bands from the 1970s who should have been huge

10 unsung heavy metal heroes from the 1970s<p>The 1970s was when rock grew up. Bands like Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin, Queen, Black Sabbath and Blue …

Classic Rock