Archives for June 2010

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How To Pair Guitar Hero Drums With PS3

Later versions of Guitar Hero for PS3 includes the drums, similar to Rock Band's full band set up - and knowing how to pair guitar hero drums with the PS3 is an essential piece of knowledge. Guitar Hero is a great party game, even for people that haven't played any video games. Playing on Guitar Hero drums is very close to the way you would play a real set of drums, so along with the enter …

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Best Fender Guitar Parts

If you have ever wanted to get the most out of your guitar, these are the best Fender guitar parts to help you out. From pickups to custom tuning keys, these Fender parts will make your guitar sound just like your favorite rock stars’.  Fender Custom Shop 1969 Strat Pickup Set. These custom pickups are check and initialed by Fender’s master pickup builder, Abigail Ybarra, …

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How To Build Guitar Pedals

Learning how to build guitar effects can be daunting. You plug in the distortion pedal, press a button, and eureka, the amp’s screaming. It’s like a little box of magic. With a little ingenuity, some supplies, and a basic knowledge of electrical engineering, you can building your effects in no time. To build your own guitar effects pedals, you will need: Foot switch C …

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Overview: Craps Betting System Betting Increments

Craps betting system betting increments seem too good to be true, as they are supposed to allow a player to overcome the odds by strategic betting. As it turns out, these betting increment systems are too good to be true. No betting system can change the odds of the game, though making bets on dice rolls with better odds of payout makes it more likely for you to make money. This overview of craps …

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How To Tune A 12 String Guitar In Octaves

Learning how to tune a 12-string guitar in octaves can be a rewarding experience provided you have a bit of patience. An octave is a note or tone that is eight degrees away from the base note or tone. For example, the lowest open note on your 12-string guitar is an “E,” so in order to tune in octaves you must count eight steps up from that note to reach another “E.” This wi …

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Best Guitar Luthier Supplies

The best guitar luthier supplies come from companies with vary degrees of inventory, woods and style. Some stores are large, some small and items may cost and arm or a leg or maybe just a leg. They may sell electric or acoustic supplies or both. The one thing they have in common is extensive knowledge and a love for the instrument. Stewart MacDonald.  Being in business since …

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How to Become a Party Promoter in Miami

If you enjoy parties and people and live in Miami, you may want to learn how to become a party promoter in Miami. Yes, you can actually make money as a party promoter, but you need to be willing to put in the hours and the effort. Here is how you can get started as a party promoter in Miami: You must know the Miami area. You must know people who like to party in the Miami area. This is a g …

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How To Get A Guitar Neck Straight With Strings Off

Guitars are like any other tool or instrument that requires maintenance and one aspect of maintenance a guitarist should know is how to get a guitar neck straight with the strings off. This process requires great care and patience to avoid damaging your guitar. If you fit this qualification, let’s learn how to straighten out that neck! To straighten out your guitars neck, you will need: …

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Best Martin Guitar Cases

Here is a list of the best Martin guitar cases. These cases all offer strength and durability to protect the guitar it holds. These are five of their best cases. Martin 640 Hardshell Case. This guitar case made by Martin is one of their best. It is black and made of tough molded plastic. It is designed to carry dreadnought guitars and has an embossed Martin logo on the exterior. It contain …

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Best Levys Guitar Straps

Here is a list of the best Levy's guitar straps. Levy's makes some of the best guitar straps around. They offer comfort and durability for guitar players; whether they are electric or acoustic guitar players. Levy's guitar straps are reasonable priced and offer many options. Levy's Soft Suede Guitar Strap. This brown guitar strap by Levy's is 2 1/2 inches wide and is ad …

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Sofia Vergara

Sofia Vergara at the Cinema Society screening of "Twilight."

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Party Like the Founding Fathers

Independence Day is upon us, and unless your boss has a gigantic, firecracker-shaped stick up their butt, you’ve got a three-day weekend coming your way. Last year, we brought you some sexy Americans, but we're a little classier now. What to do, what to do!? Well, in situations like these, we prefer to learn from the triumphs and travails of our ancestors. We looked into what our Founding Father’s …

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Best Fretless Acoustic Bass Guitars

Looking for the best fretless acoustic bass guitars? While some acoustic bass guitars are solely acoustic, many also feature electronic pickups. For a flashy design, here are some of the best fretless acoustic bass guitars on the market. Ibanez EWB20SMFE Exotic Woods Acoustic-Electric Fretless Bass Guitar: The Ibanez EWB20SMFE Exotic Woods Acoustic-Electric Fretless Bass Guitar is made of …

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Best Fretless 5 String Bass Guitars

Looking for the best fretless 5 string bass guitars? With a select variety of five string fretless bass guitars available, musicians can find the right one depending on their skill level and budget. Here are some of the best five string fretless bass strings on the market. Lace Helix LHB5 Five String Fretless Electric Bass: The Lace Helix LHB5 String Fretless Electric Bass features an Alum …

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How To Write, Pitch, And Sell A Movie Idea

So you have decided that you want to learn how to write, pitch, and sell a movie idea.  Writing, pitching, and selling a movie idea can be quit the challenge. There is no easy formula to complete any of the task.  But you can improve your changes of selling your movie idea. Fortunate for you, writing a movie is more about the artful. Grammar is not a very important component of w …

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5 Best Michael Madsen Movies

It's hard to determine the 5 best Michael Madsen movies because he is a working machine. With over one hundred films under his belt, Madsen has been in his share of good movies as he has acted in hit after hit in the last twenty years alone. Madsen has played a range of characters in his tenure as an actor, from a caring dad to a ruthless assassin. As long as there are good movies to be made, …

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How To Make Futuristic Movie Prop Armor

For the low budget independent film maker, learning how to make futuristic movie prop armor is a lot different then how James Cameron would have someone construct it. If you're trying to create futuristic movie prop armor, let your artistic side and your creativity be your tools. The average Joe doesn't have a million dollar budget for making futuristic movie prop armor. But, you should ha …

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Rebecca Gayheart Sex Tape

In August of 2009, the internet was aflutter over news that clips from a Rebecca Gayheart sex tape had been leaked. Gayheart, a former regular on "Beverly Hills, 90210" and guest star on "Ugly Betty", appeared in the tape with her husband and "Grey's Anatomy" star Eric Dane. They're shown in bed and enjoying a bath with forme …

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5 Movie Stars In The 1930s Who Posed Nude

Have you wondered who the 5 movie stars in the 1930s who posed nude are? When we think of movie stars posing nude, we usually think of modern day celebrities posing for adult magazines or leaking their sex tapes to the internet. However, movie stars taking it off for the cameras isn't restricted to modern history or the blond bombshells of the 50s and 60s. The movie stars in the 1930s who posed nu …

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How To Install Electric Guitar Saddles

You've moved beyond basic electric guitar maintenance, and now you're ready to learn how to install electric guitar saddles. The good news is that you can install bridge saddles fairly easily. The bad news is that you can do nothing without parts that match the make and model of your instrument. To start with, you need to buy matching parts. If your guitar is a Gibson SG Special, try t …

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How To Imitate Sound Effects On A Electric Guitar

Have you ever listened to Jimi Hendrix, Adrian Belew or other guitar prodigies and wondered how they made sound effects on their guitars? In this article, you will learn how to imitate specific sound effects on an electric guitar. To begin with, the most gifted guitarists managed to make use of the basic electronics, effect pedals, even the wood of their instruments to create sound effects. If …

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How To Tune Hi Tom Drum: Top And Bottom

Knowing how to tune a hi tom drum: top and bottom helps ensure that your hi tom drum fills out the high end of your kit's tones. The differing pitches provided by your tom drums add texture to the sound of your drum kit.  Tom drums have two heads - the batter head, which is struck to play the drum, and the resonant head on the bottom of the drum. Tuning these heads into tones that hol …

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Top 5 Danielle Staub Celebrity Hookups

From a woman who lived as an escort, stripper and drug addict, it is quite easy to come up with a list of the top 5 Danielle Staub celebrity hookups. .Danielle Staub, a.k.a Beverly Ann Merril, is a woman who is fast becoming a household name for her celebrity hookups, felonies, prostitution, extortion--you name it. Surrounded in scandal and intrigue, the reality star from "The Real Housewives …

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How To Play 5 String Banjo

Get in touch with your bluegrass roots by learning how to play 5 string banjo. The 5 string banjo is similar in structure to a guitar, except it has only five strings and the fifth string is positioned lower on the neck than the other four. The method of playing the banjo is different from playing the guitar as well. The clawhammer method is a common way to play 5 string banjo. In the clawhammer m …

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How To Take Synthroid While Travelling Abroad

Imagine worrying about how to take synthroid while travelling abroad after you have planned a trip outside of the country. There is always the fear of being stranded in a foreign country and not having enough medication. You can never perceive the possible problems that could happen.  Synthroid is a synthetic thyroid hormone, given to people with a thyroid condition. Thyroid is naturally …

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How To Practice Drum Beats On Pads

Need to know how to practice drum beats on pads? This article will help you practice drum beats on drum pads sufficiently to get some good practice out of them. There are many different kinds of drum pads out there. Some are great for beginners as they give it more of a bounce while others that are more like a real drum head allow you to practice as if you were using the real drum set. The nice th …

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Best Kevin Costner Movies

Where are you going to find the five best Kevin Costner movies? It's summer and one of the best things about it are the new movies that come out. However, Hollywood is in a bit of a rut this year. Ticket sales are down and all they seem to be releasing lately are sequels, remakes and reboots of old TV shows. Where are the great Hollywood stars whose mere presence can guarantee a great movie? W …

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L.A. Gay Pride Parade History

Curious about L.A. Gay Pride Parade history? The first L.A. Gay Pride Parade took place in 1970. Morris Knight, one of the organizers of Los Angeles' Gay Liberation Front, was phoned by an organizer of a New York march to commemorate the one year anniversary of the gay liberation movement that began at the Stonewall bar in New York one year prior. After that conversation, Knight began to plan …

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10 Old Fashion Belly Dancing Movies

These 10 Old-Fashion belly dancing movies contain the seductive moves of some of the best dancers in history.  These films show the evolution of belly dance costumes and each dancer's individual style, as well as the beginnings of world wide appreciation of this dance form. "Tamr Henna" (1957). Released in 1957, the film is based on Pygmalion and set in Egypt. Naima …

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How To Make A Chinese Crossword Puzzle

Regular crossword puzzles are great, but if you know how to make a Chinese crossword puzzle then you are in for hours of challenging fun. Crossword puzzles are one of the most beloved puzzle games, by using Chinese words you add a level of difficulty that will keep your brain pumping. Making a Chinese crossword puzzle will challenge your mind in new ways and enhance your mind. It is also a great t …