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Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

Guitar

'Warlight' is another elegant, intriguing work from Michael Ondaatje, who is coming to Dallas

Childhood memories can be puzzling because kids can't always grasp what's driving their daily lives. Why did we suddenly move to a new house? Why did …

Books

Why Adobe is giving designers its UX design software for free – Quartz

Starting today, Adobe is making its interface design software free to anyone in the world. The XD CC Starter kit includes desktop and mobile versions of Adobe XD, a program that enables designers to create and share prototypes of websites, apps, and other user interfaces.<p>Since moving to a …

UX Design

There’s nowhere your smartphone can’t see with this awesome wireless camera accessory

If love cool new smartphone accessories, prepare to be wowed. The Depstech 1200P Semi-rigid Wireless Borescope Camera is a 16-foot borescope that …

Tech Trends

This Plant Will “Bring” You Money – Have You Heard of It?

Do you love plants? If yes, then please read on. Plants are awesome – they will purify the air in your home, protect you from dust, radiation, …

Plants

Stop buying potatoes. Use this super easy method to get an endless supply at home!

If you eat a lot of potatoes, you’ll want to read this one. This super easy afternoon project can end up feeding you and your family for weeks and …

Gardening

50+ Free Things to Do With Your Kids That Will Give Them an Epic Summer

As moms, we usually go out of our way to avoid hearing our kids say "I'm bored," especially during the Summer months when we want them to have memorable, warm-weather days to look back on. But keeping kids of all ages entertained can be hard <i>and</i> expensive. You want a healthy mix of family …

Kids

Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Organic Tangerines!

Tangerines, of the Latin name Citrus reticulate, are also known as Mandarin oranges. Clementines are the seedless variety of these irresistible …

Gardening

This College Dropout Made Almost $1 Billion Betting on Horses. Now He's Finally Telling How He Did It

Beating the odds was so easy that when he won $13 million on a single horse race once, he never bothered to cash the ticket.<p>Does gambling on horse racing seem like a good career path? For a college dropout from Pittsburgh who spent years figuring out how to increase the odds, it became amazingly …

Hong Kong

How to Make an Indoor Self-Watering Herb Garden

No green thumb required.<p>Start an herb garden indoors with a planter that will keep your herbs hydrated and blooming all year long.<p><b>What you'll …

Gardening

The 10 best sci-fi and fantasy TV shows you’re not watching

It's a great time to be a sci-fi and/or fantasy fan.<p>The once-overlooked genre is booming on TV, from <i>Game of Thrones</i> to adaptations of acclaimed novels including <i>Altered Carbon</i> and <i>Outlander</i>'s time-traveling love story.<p>Besides those big-name series, plenty of superb under-the-radar sci-fi and fantasy …

TV

Reddit's List of the Most Disturbing Movies of All Time Will Freak You the F*ck Out

On Tuesday, Reddit user Ladyberries posed an interesting question for other people on the site: "What are movies that genuinely disturbed you that don't have rape, violence, cannibalism, or gross images?" Sure, it's easy to get scares out of audiences when blood is being splashed all over the …

Horror

18 Dystopian Novels That Will Definitely, 100% Blow Your Mind

The future is dark, disturbing, and thrilling to read.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Books

Someone wrote a kids' book to explain bitcoin and blockchain

Welcome to 2018 and a children's book that teaches us how to find our place in the world... using the blockchain.<p>At around 7 p.m. every night you can catch me reading bedtime stories for my two children. On current rotation: Dave's Cave, a weird Avengers book and a million bedtime stories about …

Bedtime Stories

Bitcoin is the greatest scam in history

It’s a colossal pump-and-dump scheme, the likes of which the world has never seen.<p><i>This is a contributed post by Bill Harris, former CEO of Intuit and founding CEO of PayPal and Personal Capital.</i><p>I’m tired of saying, “Be careful, it’s speculative.” Then, “Be careful, it’s gambling.” Then, “Be …

Cryptocurrency

The Complete Timeline of Marvel Cinematic Universe Movies, From 'Iron Man' to 'Infinity War'

Here’s every single thing that happened across the 19 MCU movies to get you ready for “Avengers: Infinity War”<p><b>The beginning of time:</b> The Big Bang …

Byzantium Is the Most Gorgeous, Blood-Sucking Vampire Movie on Netflix

It also stars a pre-Lady Bird Saoirse Ronan.<p>Over two decades ago, director Neil Jordan helped make vampire movies fashionable with the lovingly filmed <i>Interview with a Vampire</i>. While that movie might not have been on Oscar winner—although it was nominated for Art Direction and garnered a Golden …

Netflix’s first big hit of the year is a vivid sci-fi adventure

The new reboot of Lost In Space will conjure different feelings depending on when you first encountered the story of the Robinson family who get …

The Uninhibited Genius of Being a Beginner Photographer

Woman with umbrella. Seoul, 2011 // ERIC KIMDear friend,Do you remember the initial passion, enthusiasm, and excitement you had when you started …

Street Photography

Mosquito Repellent: 5 Flowers and Herbs to Keep Pests Away

Mosquito repellent plants are garden heroes: colorful flowers and herbs with natural fragrances that chase away buzzing insects even as their …

This 1 Change to Your Content Will Spike Your Organic Search Traffic by 30 Percent

Optimizing your new or existing content for featured snippet status on Google can greatly improve your traffic performance--and it's actually a pretty easy update.<p>Before we dive in, here are the four most important things you need to know about Google's Featured Snippets:<p>Featured Snippets are …

SEO

'Xennials' were born in the early '80s — here are all the ways they're different from the millennials they were supposed to be

If you were born between 1977 and 1985, you're officially a member of the microgeneration known as xennials.<p>The term was coined by Sarah Stankorb in a 2014 Good magazine article to describe a group that straddles Gen X, born between 1965 and 1980, and millennials, born between 1981 and 1996, …

Demographics

The best recent science fiction and fantasy novels – reviews roundup

Autonomous by Annalee Newitz; Blackfish City by Sam J Miller; The Wolf by Leo Carew; The Silenced by Stephen Lloyd Jones and The Tangled Lands by Paolo Bacigalupi and Tobias S Buckell<p><b>Autonomous</b> (Orbit, £8.99) is the debut novel from Annalee Newitz, a science journalist and co-founder of the SF …

Books

Time to Consider that Links Matter Less for SEO? by @martinibuster

There may be evidence that links still matter but matter less. If so, then this is how it may change how you build links and rank websites.The post …

SEO

10 New Netflix Shows You Should Be Watching

Image: Netflix<p>We have access to so many unique services with so much great content that it's difficult to filter through it all. How many times do …

TV

The Six Best Science Fiction Novels Of 2018 (According To The Hugo Awards)

Image: Tor Books<p>Over the weekend, the premiere award in science fiction and fantasy writing - the Hugo Awards - announced their six finalists for …

10 Novels That Will Have Harry Potter Fans Like, "Accio Books"

The seventh and final book in the <b>Harry Potter</b> series came out over 11 years ago, and we still feel like we have a Basilisk fang-shaped hole in our hearts. It's not hyperbolic to say that J.K. Rowling's epic fantasy series shaped an entire generation. Who else remembers going to midnight book …

Books

The quest to map the mysteries of the ocean floor

The oceans’ floors are not a flat, sandy expanse – they are every bit as varied as the landscapes above water, with plunging valleys and huge mountains. Making a map of them has been a challenging task.<p>Geologists have charted mountain ranges and forests and desert tundras, astronomers the heavens …

Seafloor

10 Books You Pretend To Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books - but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's …

6 Landing Page Tips to Drive Sales and Reach New Customers (Infographic)

Don't miss out on sales by not following this advice.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The first thing a customer sees when they go to your website is the landing page. That’s why it’s crucial to make sure your landing page not only looks great but makes people want to …

Marketing