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The psychology of Web design: How colors, typefaces and spacing affect your mood

A great web design is so much more than just delivering content and making it look good. When visitors come to your site, they produce a set of feelings about your website and your organization. The type of feelings they produce – positive or negative – are entirely in your hands and should not be …

UI Design

5 Rules for Getting Along with Anyone

There are times when you want to lash out at someone who makes your life miserable. Perhaps a work colleague or your closest intimate partner is …

Psychology

Why Your Shoulders Are Still Puny

It takes more than presses and lateral raises to develop wide, thick, impressive shoulders. A lot more. Here’s how you can do it<p>To understand how to build bigger shoulders than you have now, consider this story from Ellington Darden, Ph.D., a former competitive bodybuilder who’s written so many …

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

Editors' Picks<p>It’s hot out there.<p>30 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Skincare<p>It's time to look past the gender binary labels, bro.<p>By Adam Hurly9 hours agoView …

All About That Bass, But Give The Drummer Some

Here's a duo that's at the foundation of music itself, but which isn't always noticed: the musical interplay between the bass and the drum.<p>"You know, in any sort of music, the bass and drums should work as one instrument," Christian McBride says. "It determines whether it's funk or jazz or country …

How to Build an Incredibly Effective Home Studio for Under $800

With consumer-grade recording gear becoming more and more affordable, almost every musician out there either has, or knows someone who has, a home …

5 Bodybuilding Exercises That Build More Muscular Arms

Arms are traditionally one of the first parts of the body people try to build up when getting in shape, as they are right out front for everyone to …

Workouts

Here's what you need to know about headphone specifications

I've listened to and reviewed hundreds of headphones, and here's what I've learned: they all sound different. Examining their specifications -- frequency response, impedance, sensitivity, driver size, etc. -- rarely yields useful information. For me the only spec that (sometimes) matters is the …

Download the iZotope Free Mastering Guide

Get approachable advice on the art of mastering in Pro Tools, using the Ozone AAX 64-bit plug-in from iZotope, with a free guide that provides …

How to Turn Your Worthless College Degree into a Job in the Music Industry

Believe it or not, there are jobs in music besides being a musician. We talked to more than 20 people in the industry to find out how they got to where they are.<p><i>Image by Alex Cook</i><p>Congratulations, graduates! You've earned your degree, stepped out for one last wistful toss of the Frisbee, and …

How To Run A Pro Studio - Part Two

<b>Rob Boffard continues his feature on making money out of your recording gear and setting up your pro studio…</b><p><b>Soundgasm Studio – Read more about this</b> …

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Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

Build a Bigger, Stronger Chest

Add size where you want it with this challenging plan<p>Your chest is composed of two muscle groups: the pectoralis major and a smaller, deeper group called the pectoralis minor. Changing the angle of your body during classic chest exercises can challenge different parts of these muscle groups for …

How Music Shields a Child’s Psyche in a Time of War

A few Palestinian children protect themselves from trauma and stress by playing the violin and other instruments.<p>RAMALLAH—The white van, carrying …

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Different workouts, some are more challenging and some are easier than others, will ensure that your muscles don’t get used to the same regime, …

Best Shoulder Workout - Get Those Mushroom Caps Growin

Shoulder Anatomy<p>Most people focus on training 3 parts of the shoulder or delts based on the three heads of the muscle. The anterior deltoid (front), …

In Pictures: Seven Music Mavericks

Even as record companies renew their grip on the music industry, a handful of artists have been able to carve out profitable niches beyond the major label framework. The first three appear as sidebars in the FORBES magazine story “Revenge Of The Record Labels” – read on to see all seven.

Revenge Of The Record Labels: How The Majors Renewed Their Grip On Music

Last October SoundCloud–a free music-streaming service with a massive 175 million monthly users–appeared to be running out of cash. News broke that the Berlin-based company had lost $29.2 million in 2013, and when a rumored $2 billion buyout bid by Twitter fell through, it looked like music’s …

Music: Why isn’t jazz more popular?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora, the best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access</i> …

Counter-culture

How to Build a Better Six-Pack

Use these principles in real life to build your abs up to new levels.<p>Building up an impressive, shredded set of abs will always be a top fitness goal for many guys, but there are so many disparate plans to get a six-pack it's nearly impossible to know which one to follow.<p>There are thousands of …

Exercise

The Cure for Skinny-Fat

Most guys have to choose between bulking up or cutting fat. But for one type of lifter, it’s possible to do both. Who’s ready for some culking?<p>If you’re skinny and want to gain weight, your path is straightforward: lift big, eat big. Everyone agrees that it’s okay if you gain a little fat; you can …

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

Editors' Picks<p>Summer is no time for laces.<p>17 Photos2 days agoView More<p>What She Said<p>Master the fine art of managing (sexy) expectations.<p>By Sophia …

Six Moves to a Six-Pack

These are the best core exercises you've never done, and they'll reveal the abs you never knew you had

For Musicians, A Way To Turn Streams Of Pennies Into Streams Of Dollars

Over the past 18 months, much of the conversation about streaming has revolved around the tiny royalty rates paid out by services. That’s part of what prompted Taylor Swift to pull her music from Spotify—and Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke to dub the Swedish company “the last desperate fart of a …

Composer Hans Zimmer: 'The Music Industry Has Run Itself Into The Ground'

Since then, Spotify and Swift's label have gone back and forth disputing the actual royalties received by the streaming service. (Spotify says Swift's label received $2 million from the artist's streamed songs in the past year. The label says it was actually $500,000.)<p>If anyone's going to pull …

Sad Music Is Depressing; It's Also Healthy and Good for Your Mind

Researchers in Berlin have found listening to downbeat music brings out positive emotions.<p>We all enjoy a bit of sad music every once in a while. Whether it’s sinking into the melancholic soundscapes of ambient artists like Grouper, dampening pillows with snot and the sound of Bright Eyes after …