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Writing music is the art of combining moments of tension with moments of release. In music theory, one particular chord progression epitomizes the tension and release relationsh...

Sep 22, 2020

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While walking multiple dogs may seem overwhelming, there are a few simple ways to make your walk a success.

Sep 22, 2020

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Dog tricks aren’t just for dog shows or impressing your friends. Incorporating fun tricks into your dog-training sessions can help keep your pet mentally sharp and obedient. Tea...

Sep 22, 2020

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Music consists of musical notes—specific pitches sounded for a particular length of time. But in addition to notes, music includes another essential element: silence. Composers,...

Sep 22, 2020

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Learn more about morita chiles, the dried jalapeño pepper that adds a depth of flavor to countless meals throughout Mexican cuisine.

Sep 22, 2020

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Open tunings vastly expand the possibilities of a guitar in standard tuning. While standard tuning (E-A-D-G-B-E) remains the most versatile for most guitarists, open tunings ca...

Sep 22, 2020

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Personal style often hinges on the details. When you choose a pair of pants or suit trousers, it’s important to consider the pant break—the length and cut of a pant leg.

Sep 22, 2020

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When gardening, it's important to consider the climate you live in before you determine what kind of vegetables to plant. If you're a first-time gardener, you can easily assess ...

Sep 22, 2020

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The ability to identify the various biases in our lives is the first step to understanding how our mental processes work. In science specifically, researchers try to identify bi...

Sep 21, 2020

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