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Step outside the pentatonic box with these fresh blues guitar solo approaches

<b>Every lead guitarist uses pentatonic scales - chances are that the first scale you ever learnt was the minor pentatonic.</b><p>Don't Miss<p><b>Power up your</b> …

Electric Guitar

Rhythmic Soloing Exercise for the Improvising Guitarist

0<p>SHARES<p>With so many scales, arpeggios, licks, chords and patterns to learn in the practice room, sometimes we can overlook rhythm when working on our</b> …

Electric Guitar

The Paradox of Freedom: The Great Humanistic Philosopher and Psychologist Erich Fromm on Moral Aloneness and Our Mightiest Antidote to Terror

“Modern man still is anxious and tempted to surrender his freedom to dictators of all kinds, or to lose it by transforming himself into a small cog in the machine.”<p><i>“Freedom is not something that anybody can be given,”</i> James Baldwin wrote in contemplating how we imprison ourselves, <i>“freedom is</i> …

Stone Age

Eminent Philosophers Name the 43 Most Important Philosophy Books Written Between 1950-2000: Wittgenstein, Foucault, Rawls & More

Faced with the question, “who are the most important philosophers of the 20th century?,” I might find myself compelled to ask in turn, “in respect to …

American Philosophy

11 Ways to Use Turmeric

Nutrition experts tell you how — and why — you’ll want to incorporate turmeric into your diet.<p>Golden Child<p>Long known as the ingredient that gives …

Food

California’s crazy one-party liberal politics is why I had to finally leave the state -- and I’m not alone

Twitter’s CEO, Jack Dorsey, infamously tweeted a link in early April to a story calling for a bloodless civil war to solve America’s problems. The piece, “The Great Lesson of California in America’s New Civil War: Why there’s no bipartisan way forward at this juncture in our history — one side must …

Poverty Rate

Video Lesson: Learn to Play Like Memphis Minnie in Open-G Tuning

Bill EvansApril 14, 2018<p><b>From the June 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY PETE MADSEN</b><p>Lizzie Douglas, a.k.a. Memphis Minnie, was born in 1897 in …

Electric Guitar

Top 7 Hiking Trails In America’s West

1. Grinnell Glacier: Glacier National Park, MT<p>They don’t call Glacier National Park the ‘Crown of the Continent’ for nothing. It’s a hiker’s …

Hiking

Teacher, 37, who adopted teenage student, had sexual relationship with him and had his baby faces jail

A female teacher who adopted one of her underage students and went on to have his baby now faces jail.<p>English teacher Laura Lynn Cross, 37, began …

Crime

The Political Thought of Confucius, Plato, John Locke & Adam Smith Introduced in Animations Narrated by Aidan Turner

Here in the 21st century, now that we've determined the ideal form of human society and implemented it stably all across the world — and of course, …

John Locke

Ockham's Razor

William of Ockham (c.1287-1347)<p>Probably on April 10, 1347, English Franciscan friar and scholastic philosopher and theologian <b>William of Ockham</b> passed …

British Philosophy

Expanding on Chord Shapes Within the Context of Funk Guitar

0<p>SHARES<p>In last month’s column, I discussed some techniques one can apply when soloing, specifically using both a single-note and a chordal approach …

Electric Guitar

Steal These Five Blistering Zakk Wylde Licks

0<p>SHARES<p>If you happen to draw up a list of blazing fast pentatonic players, odds are, Zakk Wylde will be one of the guitarists on it. Wylde has given …

Guitar

'Holy Grail' of J.R.R. Tolkien books coming in August

The Fall of Gondolin takes place thousands of years before the events of the famed Lord of the Rings adventure.<p>J.R.R. Tolkien, author of The Hobbit and The Lord of The Rings, died in 1973. But fans will get the chance to read a new book by the author (well, new to them) this August.<p>HarperCollins …

Literature

This $4.39 Cult Swedish Drink Is Poised to Disrupt a $16 Billion Industry

After 25 years of perfecting its recipe, a Swedish company takes the U.S. market by storm.<p>Sweden is the home of many great innovations. The Scandinavian country brought us flat-pack Ikea furniture and streaming Spotify music. The country has even experimented with the six-hour workday.<p>While jamming …

Coffee

If You Sit at a Desk All Day, You Need These 6 Yoga Poses in Your Life

It's no secret that yoga is teeming with benefits—from the mental to the physical. In case you needed another reason to begin this wellness practice, …

Yoga

A Guide to Rolling Shred Patterns

0<p>SHARES<p>In this addition of Secrets of Shred, I’m going to show you a unique way of shifting positions by rolling across the frets on adjacent strings.<p>…

Guitar

10 Out Of This World Hiking Spots In Southern California

Are you looking for amazing hiking trips in California? They are are a fantastic choice if you love it sweaty! Keep in mind shade, water, and …

Hiking

New Scientific Theory Suggests That The Universe Is Conscious And We Are A Part Of A Giant Mind!

<b>WE ARE THE UNIVERSE BECOMING CONSCIOUS OF ITSELF!</b><p>Science and technology have relatively bridged the gap between man and the universe throughout the …

Consciousness

The Best 20 Hikes In America

America is home to some of the most beautiful natural scenery in the world and while we definitely plan to indulge in the hot dogs, fireworks, and …

Hiking

China has started ranking citizens with a creepy 'social credit' system — here's what you can do wrong, and the embarrassing, demeaning ways they can punish you

The Chinese state is setting up a vast ranking system system that will monitor the behaviour of its enormous population, and rank them all based on their "social credit."<p>The "social credit system," first announced in 2014, aims to reinforce the idea that "keeping trust is glorious and breaking …

Internet

WATCH: Experts Are Urging People Not to Drink Straight Apple Cider Vinegar

When it comes to home remedies, few products are as revered or as misunderstood as apple cider vinegar. It’s been hailed as a "cure" for everything …

Country Lifestyle

Miles Davis For Guitar

Miles Davis’ professional career spans 50 years during which he was on top of almost every important innovation in jazz. Miles Davis impressed by his …

Electric Guitar

Polyamorous, Aromantic, Demisexual—And 19 Other Sexuality Terms You Really Need To Know

How many of these labels apply to you?<p>Sexuality isn’t black and white, and the labels <i>gay</i> and <i>straight</i> don’t do the full spectrum of sexual orientation justice. That’s why new terms are popping up all the time.<p>“The identification and acceptance of words that fit a person's experience can help them …

Sexuality

There's a Detectable Human-Made Barrier Surrounding Earth

We are changing space itself.<p>In 2017, NASA space probes detected a massive, human-made 'barrier' surrounding Earth.<p>And tests have confirmed that it's …

Universe

The Attractively Balanced and Highly Musical E Minor Hexatonic Scale

67<p>SHARES<p>One of my favorite scales for rock lead playing and creating harmonized melodies is minor hexatonic.<p>As the name implies, it’s a six-note …

Electric Guitar

You May Live Longer By Severely Restricting Calories, Scientists Say

Research has shown that sharp reductions in the amount of food consumed can help fish, rats and monkeys live longer. But there have been very few studies in humans.<p>Now, some researchers have found that when people severely cut calories, they can slow their metabolism and possibly the aging …

Holistic Medicine

Millennials destroyed the rules of written English – and created something better

The spelling and grammar rules do not apply on the Millennial Internet™.<p>That's because millennials have created a new rulebook for a variant of …

Language

Aryan migration: Everything you need to know about the new study on Indian genetics

The study says some sort of migration did indeed take place into India and that the Indus Valley civilisation is key to all South Asian populations.<p>A …

Anthropology

Serious Eats Is Going 100% Vegan (Seriously)

<i>Editor's Note: This article was originally published on April 1, 2018. April Fool!</i><p>One of our goals at Serious Eats has always been to stay in touch with the wishes of our readers, even as we’ve steadily grown from a scrappy little blog into the faceless, multinational, union-busting, …

New York State