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This Guy Turns Skateboards Into Guitars – Uproxx – UPROXX


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This Guy Turns Skateboards Into Guitars - Uproxx
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From making pet beds out of iMacs to the whole upcycling thing, turning one object into something else has never been more “in.” That's what makes Nick ...

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Everyone seems to agree that London is the world’s best city, but for … – Slate Magazine (blog)


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Everyone seems to agree that London is the world's best city, but for ...
Slate Magazine (blog)
The London press is puffing its chest this week over the news that London has been “voted the best city in the world for quality of life,” as a Daily M ...

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Maruti Suzuki India now most expensive stock among global car … – Economic Times


Maruti Suzuki India now most expensive stock among global car ...
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ET Intelligence Group: Thanks to the 50% gain in the past six months, the stock of Maruti Suzuki India boasts of the highest price multiple among conventional ...

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Building guitars an ‘expensive hobby’ for Stewardson man – Shelbyville Daily Union


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Building guitars an 'expensive hobby' for Stewardson man
Shelbyville Daily Union
Each year, Foreman sets a quota of making six guitars. He's reached that mark already, so now he's working on repairs and more experimental projects. Two of those projects include building a mandolin and a steel guitar — a couple of firsts for him.

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Live Review: Jason Isbell sheds skin, shreds guitar for two hour set at Clearwater’s Ruth Eckerd Hall — 10.19.16 – Creative Loafing Tampa


Live Review: Jason Isbell sheds skin, shreds guitar for two hour set at Clearwater's Ruth Eckerd Hall — 10.19.16
Creative Loafing Tampa
Jason Isbell is a brave guy. Dig a little deeper under the surface of the tall, stoic Alabaman's exterior and it's not hard to hear him bare his soul or tout his musical influences. The slender, lanky singer-songwriter has no problem delivering solemn ...

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How China’s Dealmakers Pulled Off a $207 Billion Global Spree – Bloomberg


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How China's Dealmakers Pulled Off a $207 Billion Global Spree
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Tencent Holdings Ltd. led an $8.6 billion deal in June for Finnish video-game maker Supercell Oy, while China Oceanwide Holdings Group Co. said Sunday it will buy U.S. insurer Genworth Financial Inc. for $2.7 billion. And on Monday, HNA Group agreed to ...

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Investors’ New Message to Global Governments: Spend More – WSJ – Wall Street Journal


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Investors' New Message to Global Governments: Spend More - WSJ
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A growing number of investors and policy makers, seeing central banks as powerless to revive an anemic global economy, are championing a resurgence of ...

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Leonard Cohen: You Want It Darker review – killer couplets over bare bones – The Guardian


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Leonard Cohen: You Want It Darker review – killer couplets over bare bones
The Guardian
The story goes that it was Leonard Cohen's son Adam who pressed his father for a back-to-basics album, one where the most magnificent mutter in rock could operate unhindered by Cohen Sr's taste for flamenco guitar and synths. We may have something as ...

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Review: Lady Gaga’s Soft-Rock Turn ‘Joanne’ Is Her Best in Years – RollingStone.com


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Review: Lady Gaga's Soft-Rock Turn 'Joanne' Is Her Best in Years
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It's an old-school Nineties soft-rock album, heavy on the acoustic guitar: Meet Lilith Gaga, who goes for both the incense-and-patchouli hippie vibe of Sarah McLachlan and the cowgirl glitter of Shania Twain. And for anyone out there who might carry a ...

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Food makers part of global initiative to tackle deforestation and climate change – FOOD Magazine – Australia


Food makers part of global initiative to tackle deforestation and climate change
FOOD Magazine - Australia
The sustainability consulting group Quantis has launched an initiative to develop Guidance on accounting for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from deforestation and other types of land use. This pre-competitive global initiative aims to provide a ...

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