Peter Russell

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Best. Guitar Lesson. EVER.

<b>Published on</b> January 7th, 2017 | <i>by Alan Cross</i><p>0<p>Want to learn the blues? This might be the only guitar lesson you’ll only need. Just be forewarned: the …

Guitar Lessons

What the science says about every popular diet — and whether they can work for you

Luckily, scientists have found that most reasonable diets can help you lose weight, compared to not following a diet at all. Overall, studies have shown that diets rich in plants and low in processed foods are the best for weight loss.<p>But many popular diets aren't based on sound scientific …

A Year Later, You Can Still Upgrade to Windows 10 for Free

Although Microsoft concluded its free Windows 10 upgrade program on July 29, 2016, the company has yet to close some of the loopholes that it …

Windows 10

2017 will be big for Math Education!

2016 was a pretty good year unless you take into account the number of celebrity deaths that occurred. However, from a mathematical education …

The Key to Understanding the Minor Pentatonic Scale

5<p>SHARES<p>The minor pentatonic scale is quite possibly the most used and, suffice it to say, over-used scale on the guitar. The open strings themselves …

World’s best video converter finally exits beta after 13 years

Handbrake has been our go-to tool for all types of video conversion how-tos for years and now after 13 years in ‘beta’ the free software is officially ready for its official launch.<p>The team behind the popular software revealed today that version 1.0.0 of Handbrake is now available. It includes a …

Military Diet: This 3-Day Meal Plan Can Help You Lose 10 Pounds in Just One Week

Today, Military diet is one of the most popular diets in the world. It’s claimed to help you lose weight quickly – about 10 pounds/4.5 kilograms in …

Nutrition

The Year In Science: From Gravitational Waves To CRISPR, Here Are The Biggest Science Newsmakers Of 2016

2016 has been, to put it mildly, a complicated year. The same can be said about the world of science, which witnessed some of the biggest …

Map of the entire visible universe released to the public

In 2010, the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System (Pan-STARRS) was fired up and pointed towards the heavens. Equipped with the …

Molten jet stream found hurtling through Earth's core

When you think of a jet stream, you probably think of air currents in the atmosphere, but new data from the European Space Agency has revealed a …

Earth Science

China's Tiger Moms Are Spending Big on Tech Classes for Their Kids

It starts with the idea that kids must be trained early to prevail over robots in the workforce. Then it snowballs from there—$3,000 a year for …

Jarvis is real! Mark Zuckerberg has spent 2016 building an Iron Man-style AI that controls his life

Mark Zuckerberg has ended 2016 having completed his personal challenge to build a Jarvis-style AI to run his home.<p>He announced at the start of the …

Artificial Intelligence

Turn Gmail into a powerful task manager [Deals]

Gmail can be as useful as it is overwhelming, especially when keeping the lid on an overflowing inbox. ActiveInbox creates a new task management dimension within your Gmail dashboard that helps cut through the inbox based on what needs doing. It integrates right into Gmail on browsers and mobile …

Gmail

6 Powerful Learning Strategies You MUST Share with Students

Interview with Megan Smith and Yana Weinstein ( transcript):<p><b>What does the word “study” mean to you?</b><p>Have you ever told your students to study for a …

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December 08, 2016<p>Why should educators across all grade levels and subjects integrate coding computer sciences into the curriculum? That was the theme …

Computer Science

Moveable Guitar Chords and Chord Tones

Moveable Guitar Chords and Chord Tones<p>Updated on November 25, 2016<p>Every beginner guitarist learning chords needs to start with easy chord shapes that …

The best budget MIDI controller keyboards in the world today

Why overpay to play?<p>Fortunately, buying one no longer needs to represent a substantial financial investment. In this round-up, we’ve picked out 15 …

Music Production

Weird Trick to Help You Memorize Pentatonic Patterns

322<p>SHARES<p>Some of you might recognize Steve Stine, the guitarist in the July 2016 video below, from his many lessons (which include tab and video) on …

Electric Guitar

The best hardware drum machines in the world today

Boxes for beats<p>You won't find hybrid systems such as Native Instruments' Maschine and Arturia's SparkLE in this round-up, and we’ve excluded …

Music Production

17 of the best VST/AU plugin drum machines in the world today

A barrage of beats<p>That said, we're also starting to see developers blending these two approaches to produce hybrid products that take inspiration …

Music Production

Teaser Video of Genesis 1 Hardware Synth Running Ableton Live

Watch Teaser of Futuristic Genesis 1 Hardware Synthesizer Running Ableton Live<p>2BTruman decide he wants the analog feel, but the power of digital when …

How To Access Dark Web In 15 Minutes (Super Easy Guide)

Are you trying to find out how to access the dark web?<p>Well, look no further, we have gone and done the research so we could show you step by step the …

Dark Web

'Magic cake' is taking over the dessert world

Magic cake might sound like something you can only eat in Middle Earth or whilst joining Mr. Tumnus for tea in Narnia.<p>However, we muggles are the …

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11 insights that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives without improving their methods.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

A Helpful Six-Note Method That Teaches Beginners How Play a Guitar Solo In Only Five Minutes

In 2015, guitarist Steve Stine of GuitarZoom offered a really helpful way to help beginning guitarists grasp the basics of guitar soloing. Calling it …

6 Financial Advisors Share Their Best Financial Advice for Saving Money

Is saving money easy? From a distance, it certainly appears to be.<p>But, when it comes down to it, it’s pretty difficult – especially when you don’t have a stellar income.<p>You already know you need to save money for the future. You need to save money for retirement, for an emergency, for your kids’ …

Personal Finance

SpaceX sticks another booster landing

The private space company sends a Japanese communications satellite into orbit early Sunday and recovers the first stage of that rocket on an offshore drone ship.<p>A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket boosted a Japanese communications satellite into orbit early Sunday, lighting up the deep overnight sky as it …

Space Travel

Why Are Rio's Olympic Pools Green And Smelly? Ryan Lochte's Hair Holds The Answer

No, no, NO! Hydrogen peroxide does not turn water green (nor does it make water smell like farts)<p>Whenever I read about the 2016 Summer Olympics, water quality has almost always been mentioned as being the biggest concern. And no wonder, considering that an investigative report published by the AP …

Summer Olympics

The 4-step Plan for Anyone to Learn How to Play Electric Guitar

We've pulled together a no-BS guide to picking up your new passion. Consider this the absolute easiest way to learn how to play the electric guitar.<p>Studies have shown that playing an instrument like guitar positively impacts your brain. But here's another, lesser-known reason to take up electric …