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5 things we know – and 5 we don’t – about ‘Oumuamua

Mysterious ‘Oumuamua is the 1st confirmed interstellar object to pass through our solar system.<p><b>1. We know it’s not from around here.</b><p>The object known …

Astronomy

France Just Won the World Cup. Here’s How Much Their Players Get

For winning Sunday's final, FIFA will give France $38 million from its prize fund<p>France just played its way to its first World Cup victory in 20 …

Disability

Want To Live a Better Life? Use These 8 Life Lessons To Build Your Personal Philosophy

Discover your personal philosophy and then build your life around it.<p>Following a morning hike among the serenity of red rocks, wildflowers, and mountain views, I sat in conversation with an old friend. We had an important topic to discuss. Mainly, my future career.<p>My friend knows that I'm a …

Happiness

These are the 8 most-popular types of yoga—explained

Stress-relief and relaxation are just two benefits of yoga: It can elevate self esteem, improve cardiovascular health, and ease lower back pain, too. …

Tom Hanks Takes Over During Medical Emergency, Captivates ‘Henry IV’ Theater Crowd

All great actors can improvise. So when an emergency medical situation befell an audience member during Tom Hanks’s performance of Shakespeare’s <i>Henry</i> …

Musician Wins $260,000 In Lawsuit Against Ex-Girlfriend Who Sabotaged Career

In the spring of 2014, Eric Abramovitz got the opportunity of a lifetime.<p>He just didn't know it.<p>Abramovitz was the victim of a deception that a Canadian judge called "despicable," as he granted Abramovitz $350,000 Canadian dollars (more than $260,000 U.S.) in damages.<p>Abramovitz is a gifted Canadian …

Los Angeles

Anthony Bourdain Bought This John Lurie Painting Days Before He Died

People<p>The artist mourned the chef's passing on social media.<p>,<p>Days before taking his own life at the age of 61, chef, writer, and television star …

The Most Important Guitar Players in Rock History

The Most Important Guitar Players in Rock History<p>Updated on May 10, 2018<p>The Most Influential Guitarists<p>There have been many great guitarists …

Which Tuning Standard Sounds Better: 432Hz or 440Hz?

265<p>SHARES<p>In modern music, 440Hz has been established as the tuning standard. The pitch is that of A above middle C, and it provides a measure by …

Mastering the Fretboard Using Keys and Chord Progression Roots

260<p>SHARES<p><i>This is an abridged and shorter version of a lengthier article that can be found on Guitarchalk.com.</i><p>The easiest way to master the fretboard …

World-first firing of air-breathing electric thruster

Air-breathing ion thruster<p>5 March 2018<p>In a world-first, an ESA-led team has built and fired an electric thruster to ingest scarce air molecules from …

I flew on the cheapest private jet in the world and it's truly a game changer

For most of us, jet ownership is something that is more fantasy than reality. After all, few have millions to burn on a private jet.<p>However, Cirrus is trying to bring that dream closer to reality for more people with the new Vision Jet.<p>At around $2 million, it's the most affordable private jet on …

10 Biggest Unsolved Mysteries About Planet Earth

From the water that covers most of it to the moon that orbits it, here are some bizarre things about our home planet that science still doesn’t …

Earth Science

I've watched 120 hours of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway meetings — these are the top 5 things I learned

The billionaire Warren Buffett and his Berkshire Hathaway investing partner Charlie Munger have been dispensing financial wisdom and life lessons for 24 years at their annual shareholders meetings. CNBC has recently archived about 120 hours of videos from meetings dating back to 1994.<p>I've gone …

Kendall Jenner Just Had a Major Wardrobe Malfunction in Cannes

And totally owned the look.<p>Fresh off the Met Gala red carpet, Kendall Jenner has touched down in the south of France for the Cannes Film Festival, seen arriving at the airport in Nice on Thursday morning. Though she chose a look that, at first glance, was totally something we would have gone for …

This Sex Position Reliably Gets Women Off

Sex therapists give us all the NSFW details on making the position work.<p>All good things in life could use some improvements, including your go-to bedroom moves.<p>Case in point? The missionary position. You and your partner may count this classic sex position as a favorite because of the intimacy it …

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Italian Food

The 10 things confident people won’t ever do

In <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>, when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an X-wing fighter from a swamp. …

Self-improvement

Avicii's family arrives in Oman as new details emerge on his death

<b>(CNN) —</b> Authorities are ruling out "criminal suspicion" in the death of superstar DJ Avicii, who died last week while vacationing in Oman.<p>Avicii, whose real name was Tim Bergling, was found dead Friday in the Omani capital of Muscat. A cause of death has not been released.<p>"Two postmortems were …

Music

Another NFL Player Hit On Danica Patrick After Seeing Her With Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers and Danica Patrick have been together for a few months now, and Friday night, they put their relationship on display by sitting …

How to answer the ‘sell me this pen/pencil’ question in a job interview

I’ve been on both sides of this question, both interviewing people and interviewing for sales jobs. It can be awkward. And as highlighted in <i>The Wolf</i> …

Employment

Every Automotive Emblem, Explained

It’s nice to believe that cars are purely about performance — that what matters is track times and vehicle specs, not superfluous details like the …

I Tried To Capture The Neon Dreams Of Tokyo And Hong Kong

When I arrived in Tokyo two years ago to pursue a career abroad as a creative, one thing struck me from the beginning: the capital of Japan portraits …

Video Lesson: Blues Five Ways

Bill EvansApril 14, 2018<p><b>From the June 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY MARY FLOWER</b><p>What’s so great about the key of A major? For blues guitarists, …

Why the universe shouldn't exist at all

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Why is there something, rather than nothing?" could be the oldest and deepest question in all of metaphysics. Long exclusively the province of philosophy, in recent years this question has become one that can be addressed by scientific methods. What's more, a new scientific advance has …

Physics

Improve Your Guitar Playing by Giving Your Notes Room to Breathe

Hi, gang!<p>Let's talk about space. Not studio recording space. Sonic space. Your guitar part. We all want to be heard, to stand out, to express …

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

Sleep Position Meanings Can Reveal A Creepy Amount About Your Personality

Whether you're into cuddling, solo sleeping, or snoozing on your side, back, or stomach, sleep position meanings can reveal a creepy amount about …

The key to Leonardo da Vinci's genius is a practice that anyone can learn

In late 2017, <i>Salvator Mundi</i>, one of Leonardo da Vinci's paintings, sold for $450.3 million.<p>For a child born out of wedlock in the 15th century, that's quite an accomplishment. And yet, many would argue that this isn't even close to being his greatest contribution to humanity.<p>When the word</i> …

Review: Jimi Hendrix, 'Both Sides Of The Sky'

<i>Note: NPR's First Listen audio comes down after the album is released. However, you can still listen with the Spotify or Apple Music playlist at the bottom of the page.</i><p>At this point, some 47 years after Jimi Hendrix' death, it's probably unrealistic to expect that a set of deep-vault studio tracks …

Guitar