In order to be heard at normal performance volumes — unlike an acoustic guitar — an electric guitar must have external amplification and transform its strings’ vibration into electrical signals using one or more pickups. An amplifier can then be used to amplify the signal, which is typically required to generate sound through loudspeakers. There are many different types of electric guitars, each with its own distinct sound and style.
Are you looking for ways to boost your cardiovascular fitness and metabolism simply by increasing the number of steps you walk in the comfort of your home? It’s no secret that extended periods of sitting are associated with ill health and issues such as heart disease, diabetes, and increased risk of early mortality. One way to counter that is by adding a foldable, under desk treadmill to your home office, which can transform your daily routine into a workout zone. Continue reading Get Your Best Indoor Workout With a Foldable Desk Treadmill
NYC’s very-fun-to-visit Museum of Sex has an entire gallery dedicated to a exhibit entitled The Sex Lives of Animals. It is, to say the least, quite enlightening. Aside from an informative kiosk on “Homosexual Necrophilia in Mallard Ducks” (I can’t believe I just typed that), one of the more bizarre exhibits represents an activity that Amazon River Dolphins apparently find time to enjoy, which is banging another Dolphin’s blowhole. You can’t make this stuff up. Let’s take a closer look. Continue reading Yes, It Exists: Amazon River Dolphin Blowhole Sex
Lilac Gallery in the Flatiron District is currently hosting a visually vibrant exhibit by Italian fine art and fashion photographer Alexo Wandael, entitled Revealing Muses.
This new collection of photographs is comprised of selections from three of the artist’s previous series: Light Emphasis, Heim Muse, and Veils. Here are some of out favorite photographs from the show!
Photos from the Heim Muse series, featuring Mannequins as subjects.
Selections from the Light Emphasis series.
This one is my favorite.
Selections from the Veil series.
Read more about this show and the work of Alexo Wandael, and see more photos from the exhibit, at This Link.
Alexo Wandael’s Revealing Muses will be on exhibit through April 30th, 2015 at Lilac Gallery, Located at 144 5th Avenue, 2nd Floor (Between 19th and 20th Streets) New York, NY 10011. hours are Monday – Friday 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM.