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Power up your pentatonic playing with this 20-minute guitar workout

<b>Power up your pentatonics with these useful technical approaches to the electric guitar’s most recognizable scale</b><p>Pretty much whatever the style, you …

A Neat Trick to Help You Learn Scales Fast

Learning a scale isn’t just memorizing a pattern. In fact, it’s memorizing lots of patterns, but there’s more to it than that.<p>Unless you actually …

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How to Be More Charismatic | The Art of Manliness

Are you a senior in high school running for Student Council President?<p>Are you an entrepreneur looking to make a successful pitch and attract …

Why So Many Guitarists Ignore the Poor Pinky

1<p>SHARES<p>Unless you’re Django Reinhardt, you’ve got a pinky that could be doing more for your guitar playing.<p>Taming that pesky little digit is …

How to Restore Your iPhone from an iCloud Backup

There are multiple reasons you might need to restore your iPhone from an iCloud backup. The most common reasons being you’ve just bought a new iPhone. Remember that before you restore your iPhone to factory settings, you’ll need to create an iCloud backup so all your data is safe and sound. Whether …

These Are the 5 Best TED Talks Ever, According to the Guy Who Runs TED

The event's boss names the talks that have taught him the most.<p>If you're a massive TED fan like me, you've probably watched a whole lot of the compelling talks by now. But when it comes to consuming all the insights TED has to offer, even the most dedicated enthusiasts can't hold a candle to Chris …

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Ten Things I Wish I Knew When I Started 'Pokémon GO'

I’ve been playing <i>Pokémon GO</i> pretty hardcore now for the past 48 hours or so, at least whenever the servers have decided to work. I have a bunch of 500+ CP Pokemon and have won and lost three gyms at this point. I’ve tried to do some research to improve my game, and what I’ve found are things that I …

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The 10 Best Post-Beatles Albums From The Band’s Iconic Members

From 1962 to 1970, the Beatles made some of the most beloved and important music of all time. But while their break-up was difficult to take, they didn’t stop being great after the dissolution of the band. With that in mind, let’s look at the 10 best post-Beatles albums by members of the Beatles. …

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The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

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Game of Thrones Viewer's Guide

Two Friends Hiked For 10 Months And Captured This Breathtaking Footage Of Yosemite

Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill are adventurers.<p>Over the course of 10 months, the friends backpacked 200 miles through Yosemite National Park, capturing a combined 45 days of unbelievably beautiful footage.<p>Their video is called Project Yosemite.<p>It will give viewers the experience of seeing …

100 Greatest Beatles Songs

100<p>‘Hello, Goodbye’<p><b>Main Writer:</b> McCartney <b><br>Recorded:</b> October 2, 19, 25 and November 2, 1967 <b><br>Released:</b> November 27, 1967 <i><br>11 weeks; No. 1</i><p>McCartney never …

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See: The Fab Four's First US Visit

You Can Prevent Alzheimer's

Earlier this week, the U.S. government announced that it was going to provide $33.2 million, the largest grant of its kind in history, to support the development of a pharmaceutical approach to prevent Alzheimer's disease in healthy people. No doubt if such a drug finds scientific validation it …

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OMG, I Want This House: Venezuela

In the Jungle<p>Need a vacation off the grid? Spend some time at this stunning Venezuelan compound accessible only by helicopter.<p>08.31.13 4:45 AM …

28 Excellent Books You Can Read For Free

The problem is that in order to read a lot of books, you have to buy them from the Kindle bookstore. Yes, there are other options out there - you can check out some e-books from your local library, for example - but the selection is often really limited.<p>Naturally, my frugal side wanted to find ways …

Researchers Present Striking New Hypothesis On Why We Sleep (VIDEO)

We spend nearly a third of our lives sleeping, yet the reasons <i>why</i> we need to are still poorly understood. What we do know is that the brain is highly active during sleep. According to a popular current theory, the resting brain is nearly as busy as the waking brain because during sleep, neural …

The ‘secret’ Facebook folder you haven’t been checking

It's one of the great mysteries of 2013: What's inside your Facebook account's "other" folder?<p>It's a little-known bit of social-media savvy that on Facebook, there are two folders for private messages, your inbox, and the "secret" other folder.<p>The latter is supposed to filter out spam, by diverting …

Why Time Slows Down When We’re Afraid, Speeds Up as We Age, and Gets Warped on Vacation

Given my soft spot for famous diaries, it should come as no surprise that I keep one myself. Perhaps the greatest gift of the practice has been the daily habit of reading what I had written on that day a year earlier; not only is it a remarkable tool of introspection and self-awareness, but it also …