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A Pensive Frank Zappa Jams Onstage With Pink Floyd at a Belgian Music Festival in 1969

During the 1969 Festival Actuel in Mont-de-l’Enclus, Belgium, a very pensive, straight-faced Frank Zappa joined Pink Floyd onstage to perform a …

Music Festivals

The 10 Best Vintage SLR Lenses to Use on DSLRs

Using a vintage SLR lens on a DSLR can be a fun and, occasionally, frustrating experience. (Not all the inexpensive glass you dig up on eBay is going …

Cameras

A comprehensive guide to turntable weights, clamps and stabilisers

<b>And why they make a difference.</b><p>As any audiophile will tell you, several factors affect our perception of sound quality during record playback. One of …

Turntables

The five best abs exercises recommended by elite athletes

As the beach holiday season continues, five top British sporting champions share their most effective core exercises to strengthen and tone your abs this summer<p>Stir the pot<p>Chosen by Jason Kenny, six-time Olympic track cycling champion<p>“I have always done a really good core exercise called ‘Stir the …

Exercise

From better sleep to a flatter stomach and a more sculpted face: The 32 (very) surprising results of spending ten-days on a high-fat, no carb diet

Tired of being tired, Victoria Woodhall tried a radical ten-day eating plan to boost her energy levels. But could this really be possible without a …

Nutrition

How to Find the ‘Sweet Spot’ of Your Lens for Sharper Photos

When it comes to purchasing a new lens there are two questions that immediately come to mind for me, how much is it and how sharp is it? Now, I know …

Landscape Photography

Dukatenmännchen

This cheeky statue of a man defecating gold coins graces the facade of a medieval guildhall.<p>An old building near Goslar’s central market square is …

Coin Collecting

5 ab exercises that are better than crunches

Crunches are on their way out (too back rounding and too inefficient), so that means you’ll need new ways to strengthen—and sculpt—your core.<p>“It’s …

Workouts

Erwin Schrödinger and the Schrödinger's Cat Thought Experiment

Nobel Prize winning physicist who shaped quantum mechanics<p>Erwin Rudolf Josef Alexander Schrödinger (born on August 12, 1887 in Vienna, Austria) was a …

Quantum Physics

25 Workout Moves for Men Over 40 That Blast Fat and Build Muscle

Meet our picks for the best lifts to sculpt your body -- at any age.<p>A quick Google search for the best fat-burning and muscle-building exercises always yields the same results: squats, bench press, rows, chinups, and deadlifts. The classic compound exercises that have probably served as the base of …

Workouts

17 Men’s Style Mistakes Every Guy Needs To Avoid

My mantra at muted is all about classic clean pieces that fit properly. We try and stay away from anything that’s not absolutely necessary. So when I …

Clothing

Think Abs Are Impossible After 40? Build ’Em With Just 5 Moves.

Carve out a harder core -- without doing situps -- using a routine that spares your lower back<p>For decades, ab training meant situps, curling your upper body all the way up off the floor, rounding your lower back. Some people got nice-looking abs doing this — and lots more ended up with back …

Workouts

The Best Swim Trunks to Buy on Amazon Right Now

Used to be, if you were in a bind before a vacation and needed a swimsuit, you’d be forced to shell out for one of the ill-fitting, wildly overpriced models at the hotel gift shop when you arrived. Well, not anymore. That’s what your Prime membership is for. We scoured Amazon to find all the …

21 Healthy Ways to Put Your Slow Cooker to Work Every Day This Summer

If you actually want to take advantage of all those Summer relaxation vibes, don't put your slow cooker away. You can use it to get healthier by cooking meals without spending hot and humid days over a stove or grill.<p>Slow cookers aren't just great for Winter comfort foods like stews and soups. They …

Proven Style Hacks Every Man Needs To Know

Being a man doesn't always mean you'll know the fastest or best way to get a job done. Manuals and following rules tend to evade us and we're natural …

Here’s a Cool Trick That Lets You Take Amazing Night Photos Without a Tripod (VIDEO)

If you’ve ever tried to take to take a photo at night without a tripod you know the results can be very blurry or very noisy or, in most cases, both. …

These 18 Post-Apocalyptic Survival Life Hacks Will Keep You Alive At The End Of The World.

No matter what you see on the news, it’s unlikely our civilization is going to crash and burn within our lifetimes. But just because we don’t expect …

Smart Casual Dress Code Deciphered - What It Means & What To Wear

Smart Casual – Two Contradictory Thoughts<p>Is any dress code likely to strike as much fear into even the most sartorially self-confident of men as …

This mushroom bolognese is so rich it made the Fortune 500

Let’s not mince words: This here is one of the most delicious dishes I’ve had the pleasure of eating all year. It’s a mushroom bolognese tagliatelle …

Italian Food

These 20 Chicken Dinners Are Equal Parts Fast and Fancy

There are basic chicken recipes we all keep in our meal plan rotation — and then there are the chicken recipes that make you feel like a dinner …

Cooking

How Tolkien created Middle-earth

As a fantasy lover, I can barely remember a time when I wasn’t aware of JRR Tolkien. I read <i>The Hobbit</i> until it fell apart as a child, and have always strived, in my own contributions to the genre, to take even a shred of the care in my world-building that Tolkien did in his. “It is written in my …

Literature

The most valuable vinyl records on Earth

As more and more listeners embrace the vinyl resurgence, vinyl fans around the world are increasingly on the hunt for the coolest wax to spin on …

Vinyl Records

The Best Natural Deodorants Are Kind to Your Skin and Your Clothes. Plus, They Actually Work.

You don't need a bunch of harsh chemicals to smell good.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>I am well aware of the stereotypes about smelly dudes who blather on about natural deodorants and how your …

Food Photography on a Budget: $20 Work Light Vs. $900 Strobe

Photography can get very expensive very quickly. Once you've invested in a body and a couple of lenses, don't expect it to stop there. For those …

Is This Treasure Trove of Movie Ads From the Heyday of Newspapers Worth $20 Million?

By Ben MarksOnce upon a time, in a galaxy suspiciously similar to our own, people decided what movies to see on Friday nights and at Saturday …

16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

How to Grow Truffles in 7 Easy Steps and Make a Big Profit

Have you ever heard of a truffle?<p>They are very popular in European countries but are considered a delicacy among those that are very well off …

NYC Parks Employee Finds 3,000 Color Slides Lost Since 1978

In 1978, a New York newspaper strike put staff photographers out of work for a number of weeks. They probably didn’t know the images they created …

World War Two soldiers stripped naked – literally

VOGUE HOMMES CULTURE<p>Rare photographs of naked soldiers and marines from the Second World War show another side of warfare - moments of relief, where …

61 Sensational Soviet Space Posters

Soviet Space PostersArtists from the Soviet Union looked to the skies and foresaw a Utopia in space. The Communists would bring peace and prosperity …