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Listen As Apple's Newest App Improves This Musician's Songs

For many of us, our smartphones double as a notebook—a place to jot down ideas to return to later. Musicians have a tough time of this, though, since …

Girl From Ipanama Chords

Ken Burns: Donald Trump’s birtherism — a “politer way of saying the ‘N-word'” — proves America isn’t remotely “post-racial”

He also disappointed Confederate flag apologists, listing the Civil War’s 3 causes as “slavery, slavery, slavery”<p>Scott Eric Kaufman<p>August 24, 2015 5:11pm (UTC)<p>On CBS's "Face the Nation" Sunday, esteemed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns carefully explained to those who don't believe the primary cause …

War

Ashley Madison Faces $578 Million Class Action Lawsuit

Two Canadian law firms filed a $578 million class-action lawsuit against the companies that run extramarital-affairs website Ashley Madison over a …

Electric, Acoustic & Bass Guitars, Amps, Pro Audio

The Joseph Grado Inventions That Shaped the Way We Hear Music

Late last week, one of the great innovators in consumer audio passed away. The loss of Joseph Grado is felt deeply by all of us who love and care …

How to Play D String Based Guitar Chords

[ padding=”0 20px 0 20px”]<br>All of these chords use the notes on the “D” string as their root. For example, if you wanted to play a C major chord …

5 tidying tips to help organize your Mac

Over time when using your Mac it’s common to find your desktop in scattered disarray. With photos here and documents there, in the midst of this jumble mess completing further tasks seems trivial. Luckily there’s a number of tips that you can use if you find yourself trapped in Mac …

Angus Young Guitar Technique in 5 Minutes

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Guitar Scales Explained in Simple Illustrations

In all likelihood, you can play. You may even be able to play some seriously technical stuff. But, here’s the nagging problem: You don’t fully grasp …

Why Silicon Valley doesn’t care about Android

Based on my experience meeting hundreds of startup founders and VCs in both San Francisco and New York, few professionals in America’s tech hubs have owned an Android phone or believe in the opportunity of the platform. Meanwhile, the growth and prevalence of Android around the globe shows that …

Silicon Valley

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Style<p>When did every banker's favorite shoe go off the rails?<p>By Cam Wolf1 day agoView More<p>GQ Recommends<p>It's like sabermetrics, but for your legs.<p>By …

Anna Todd's novel was 'read' more than a billion times thanks to Wattpad

Not too long ago, the writer Anna Todd was in a Target, in Austin, Tex., shopping with her husband, when she noticed a girl following them around the store. Todd is a very vocal supporter of the big-box retailer, and her fans have begun staking out various locations near her home in hopes of …

Hear Two Frenetic, Echo-Filled Dead Weather Tracks

The two Dead Weather songs that came as part of Third Man Records’ “Vault Package Number 21” on a gold-colored seven-inch are now streaming online. …

18 Things You Learn Hanging Out With U2

What’s left to learn about U2 in 2014? Plenty, as it turns out – especially if you get a few days worth of intimate access to the band in three …

Public Enemy to Reissue It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back, Fear of a Black Planet

Public Enemy have announced reissues of 1988's <i>It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back</i> and 1990's <i>Fear of a Black Planet</i>. <i>It Takes a Nation</i> will include liner notes written by the Roots' ?uestlove, and will be reissued on November 24. <i>Black Planet</i> follows on December 8, with Wax Poetics …

Talking satire, tech and social media with Baratunde Thurston

One part snark. Three and a half shots wit. 13 seconds of dead air. Half a wry smile. Blend well and serve fresh at precisely 3:03 p.m.<p>According to …

There's a 30% chance your shrimp isn't what you think it is—especially in New York

Be it cocktail, scampi, or alfredo, that shrimp you just ate was very possibly an impostor.<p>The environmental group Oceana DNA tested shrimp at 111 restaurants and grocery stories across the United States and found 30% were mislabeled, most often by pretending that whiteleg shrimp, which is often …

Aquaculture

Why stay-at-home parents are better for older children

It may be the most hotly disputed and emotionally loaded question that American parents face: Are children better off if a parent stays at home?<p>The evidence is already quite strong that staying at home during a child’s first year of life can have long-term benefits. That’s why most industrial …

Siblings

The Kardashian Christmas Card Has A Secret Message

David Lowery: Silicon Valley must be stopped, or creativity will be destroyed

<b>The Beastie Boys (AP/Michael Wong)</b><p>Silicon Valley’s making money off the work of others. David Lowery is on a crusade for copyright, fairness and art<p>Scott Timberg<p>December 4, 2013 12:00am (UTC)<p>David Lowery, the frontman for the bands Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker, has become perhaps the most …

50 Best Albums of 2013

50<p>Beck, ‘Song Reader’<p>There's old-school, and then there's "Man, it would rule if someone would invent electricity" old-school. Beck's "album" of …

Mini Masters of Reality: Unlocking the Truth Plot Metal’s Future From Their Parents’ Basement

In early June 2013, the digital art magazine <i>Avant Garde Diaries</i> released a short documentary on two African-American boys from Brooklyn who made …

Louis C.K. Comes Clean

He doesn’t want to do the cat story. “It fills time, that’s all it does,” says Louis C.K., staring down his toughest audience in a dressing-room …

Comedy