100 famous bass lines played in one cool mega-medley

100 famous bass lines played in one cool mega-medley

This guy put together a medley with what he thinks are the 100 bass lines that every bass player should know. I think that a few should be forever banned and some great ones are missing, but most of them are a spot-on selection. In any case, kudos for his nonstop 13-minute performance.

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If Humans Shed So Much Dead Skin, How Are Tattoos Permanent?

If Humans Shed So Much Dead Skin, How Are Tattoos Permanent?

Your body is constantly throwing off dead skin cells—a million every day. So how come tattoos don’t fall off with them? It turns out, your body’s immune system tries to get rid of the ink under your skin, but in the process, it makes those marks permanent, as this video from TED-Ed explains.

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Chromebooks can get cheaper thanks to new support for a low-end chip

You can pick up a Chromebook for a dirt-cheap $200, if you know where to shop. However, there are now signs that these geek-news/tag/google/” title=”View all articles about Google here”>Google-powered portables could get even cheaper. MediaTek has contributed code to Chromium geek-news/tag/os/” title=”View all articles about OS here”>OS (the base for Chrome OS) for a test…

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Nokia Lumia 930 has a purple tint problem

The new Windows Phone 8.1 powered Nokia Lumia 930 has a problem. According to those who have just purchased the latest Lumia model, the screen is showing a purple tint. But there is a solution. Because this is nothing more than a calibration issue, you can repair it yourself. All you need to do is go to Settings -> display -> Adjust Color profile and move the Tint to Green.

Microsoft is still concerned about the problem, however, and is said to be recalling some test samples from the Norwegian market, where the phone recently launched. According to one person, when the brightness levels …

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What’s the One Dead Website You Wish You Could Revive?

What's the One Dead Website You Wish You Could Revive?

Benj Edwards at The Atlantic just published this beautiful piece about a man’s quest to rebuild Prodigy, the ancient web service dead since 1999. As the net has grown and changed, no geek-news/tag/doubt/” title=”View all articles about doubt here”>doubt you’ve lost a favorite site or two. Say you’ve got a genie and all your other wishes fulfilled. Which website do you revive?

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Your Skin Has a Sense of Smell, and Sandalwood Aroma Makes it Heal

Your Skin Has a Sense of Smell, and Sandalwood Aroma Makes it Heal

Ready for some weird science? Some of the same olfactory sensing equipment that give your nose its sense of smell can be found in your skin cells. In other words, your skin has a sense of smell. And researchers have just figured out that your skin loves the scent of sandalwood—in fact, the aroma revs up your skin’s natural healing abilities.

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Tracy Morgan Sues Walmart Over Fatal Crash

Tracy Morgan has filed a lawsuit against Walmart over the deadly geek-news/tag/car-crash/” title=”View all articles about car crash here”>car crash that killed his friend James McNair and left Morgan badly injured  See Where Tracy Morgan Ranks Among the 50 Funniest People Now THR reports that the comedian along with three others filed the suit on Thursday in the geek-news/tag/us/” title=”View all articles about US here”>US…

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