William Johnston

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Piers Morgan and Brian Cox debate the existence of God: a philosopher's take

Piers Morgan started a Twitter debate about God. “Atheists can never say what was there before the Big Bang” starts a recent tweet posted by the …

'What, to the American slave, is your 4th of July?' Frederick Douglass' 1852 speech still resonates in 2018

“Do you mean, citizens, to mock me, by asking me to speak to-day?” Frederick Douglass asked a packed hall of fellow Americans in Rochester, New York on July 5, 1852, a full 10 years before Lincoln would sign an executive order freeing enslaved persons in southern and bordering states. Douglass, who …

Black History

6 Types of Knots Every Outdoorsman Should Know

Whether you’re tying your tent’s rainfly down in a nasty storm, lashing your kayak to a well-used roof rack, or making some on-the-trail gear …

19 Problem-Solving Hacks Every Car Owner Should Try

How to remove scratches, hide your cash, and cool down your steering wheel.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• 21 Hacks For Cleaning Up Your Car You'll Be Mad You Didn't Know About Until Now<p>• 29 Things From Walmart You Never Knew You Needed For Your Car<p>• 22 Useful Little Tips That'll Actually Keep Your Car Clean And …

The Dirty, Rotten Side Of My Experience With A Plant-Based Diet

Trust me, I never thought I'd be the one wondering how to start plant based diets. After all, when it comes to <b>eating meat vs. vegetarians</b>, studies …

Plant-Based Diet

Looking For A Career To Take You Higher? These Are The Best Cannabis Jobs

“What makes this job really cool is that in addition to the normal legal work of helping clients build and run their businesses, we are also …

Why Crows Hold Noisy Funerals for Their Fallen Friends

The next time you hear a murder of crows cackling for no apparent reason, show a little respect: You may have stumbled onto a crow funeral. Crows are …

Why You Should Stop Smoking Weed Right Now, According to Vapers

We found out why some career cannabis smokers are making the switch to vaping.<p>In a few months time, Parliament is expected to approve C-45, also known as the Cannabis Act. True, Health Canada’s proposed packaging looks like an ambitious crossover between David’s Tea and your local hospital’s …

The Next Time You Want to Complain at Work, Do This Instead

I looked at my watch. It was 3:20pm. I had been on the phone for over an hour, almost all of that time listening to Frank*, a senior manager at Jambo, a technology company, complain about his boss, Brandon. Jambo is a company I know well — I have many ongoing relationships there from when I used to …

Self-help

International group of scientists suggest that octopuses might actually be aliens

Normally when you see a story about someone claiming that aliens are hanging out here on Earth its origins can be traced to a misguided conspiracy …

Conspiracies

How the gut influences brain disease

A study published this week in Nature sheds new light on the connection between the gut and the brain, untangling the complex interplay that allows …

Cancer: Caused By The Medical Industry ……And They Know It.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) In your lifetime it is highly likely that you will either get cancer or know someone close to you who will have it. So you make the …

Should I kill spiders in my home? An entomologist explains why not to

I know it may be hard to convince you, but let me try: Don’t kill the next spider you see in your home.<p>Why? Because spiders are an important part of …

100 Sex Jokes That Are 100% Funny And 100% Dirty

"I shaved for nothing."

The Attractively Balanced and Highly Musical E Minor Hexatonic Scale

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 scale, and …

Electric Guitar

33 Funny Pet Names That'll Make You Say "I Wish I Thought Of That"

Brb, adopting 33 pets.

Three Essential Jazz Guitar Chord Soloing Lines

One of the most common roadblocks many jazz guitarists face is that after learning your essential chord shapes, how do you take those inversions and …

Fingerstyle Arrangement of "Comfortably Numb" Shot with Guitar-Mounted Camera

Below, check out a video of guitarist Thomas Leeb performing a solo acoustic-fingerstyle arrangement of Pink Floyd's "Comfortably Numb."<p>What gives …

Learn Guitar: Smart Guitar Pro Download | ZDNet

Smart Guitar: Start playing Blues, Rock, Jazz, Spanish and other styles on Guitar. While you play the lessons you will intuitively understand how to …

Guitar

A Haunting Solo Guitar Arrangement of the Pink Floyd Song ‘Hey You’ Played on a Sweet Stratocaster

The very talented musician Steve Onotera aka samuraiguitarist took a bit of a dark turn with a haunting arrangement of the already moody Pink Floyd …

How to Grow Plants from Cuttings

Grow. Food. Anywhere. (Hardie Grant, 2018) <i>by Mat Pember and Dillon Seitchik-Reardon goes through every fruit and veggie you can think of, giving you</i> …

Gardening

Applying Sweep Arpeggios Musically Over Chord Changes

Being able to sweep pick arpeggios cleanly and fluently requires a great deal of practice, but the technique is just that—an approach to articulation …

What to Think About When Improvising a Guitar Solo

6<p>SHARES<p>What do you think about when you're improvising a guitar solo? The weather? What you're going to have for dinner? The big match between Italy …

10 Ways to Start a Killer Blues Guitar Solo

Here’s another handy lesson video from Texas Blues Alley, the people who brought you “How to Be a Jerk Guitarist in 10 Easy Steps,” “How and Why to …

Simple Blues Picking Drill

DescriptionHere’s a simple picking drill that can be used by players of any skill level to improve your alternate picking in Box 1. You can slow it …

Texas

Cream Era Eric Clapton Shows How To Play Solos On Guitar

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11 Essential Altered Tunings Every Guitarist Should Know

Standard tuning, in which the strings are tuned, low to high, to E A D G B E, has been extensively explored and mined for riffs, licks and chord …

Guitar

E-Z Does It: Delta Blues-Style, Drone-Based Ideas in the Key of E

213<p>SHARES<p>This month, we’ll conclude our exploration of drone-based riffing and soloing approaches and use the open low E string as our drone while …

10 Famous Riffs and Guitar Chords for Beginners

By Billy Saefong<p>There are just some songs that are instantly recognizable. For the most part, the iconic portions of a song are either riffs or chord …

Three Blues Riffs Every Guitarist Should Know

In this video, GuitarWorld.com buddy Darrell Braun presents his take on "Three Blues Riffs Every Guitarist Should Know."<p>"Need to bone up on your …