Robert Shanks

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15 Most Photogenic Places In the World You Must Visit

Travel photography is such an integral part of our experience – whether you’re an amateur or a pro, memories captured are priceless. Here are some …

New Zealand

A New Theory of Gravity Just Passed its First Test. Here's What This Means for Physics

Emergent Gravity<p>In 2010, renowned string theory expert Erik Verlinde from the University of Amsterdam and the Delta Institute for Theoretical Physics …

Dark Matter

30-Minute Cardio Medley Workout

Cardio machines can get pretty boring. One way to keep things interesting and work your body in different ways is to change machines throughout the …

Groundbreaking fertilisation technique could allow gay couples to have babies with each other

A new experiment defies nature and might one day let two males have babies with each other.<p>The shocking new study overthrows the idea that it is only …

New Zealand's ONLY Mens Lifestyle Magazine

M2 April 2018 - LATEST ISSUE!<p>March 29, 2018<p>If content is king, original content is the Holy Grail. In today’s marketplace, your customers are …

A Gaining Muscle Diet - 5 Essential Foods

A gaining muscle diet is an important part of your bodybuilding regime. Without the right sorts of foods and the right amount of calories your body …

Best national parks for spectacular sights but modest crowds

We’d never throw shade at Yosemite or Grand Canyon. But they are, well, kind of popular —Yosemite got 4 million visitors last year, Grand Canyon 5.5 million.<p>Want to strike out on your own? These five national parks will amaze you with their scenic grandeur and surprise you with their lack of crowds.

National Parks

The 18-Minute Workout That Hits Every Last Muscle In Your Body

It’s called the Total-Body Muscle Tremor, and it lives up to its name<p>Metabolic resistance training is one of the best ways to get lean—especially if you follow a 50-10 circuit.<p>The Total-Body Muscle Tremor, shown in the video above, does just that. You have 6 movements that work your whole body. …

27 stunningly remote hotels that are worth the trip

While being in close proximity to cities brings you closer to tourist sites, it can also mean lots of people.<p>We've rounded up 27 of the world's most remote hotels, which can offer luxurious touches and a more personal experience. While they may be more difficult to access, they're set in stunning …

18 incredible European destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

Some of these places are difficult to access, while others remain local secrets.<p>We've put together a list of 18 European destinations that you can enjoy without hordes of travelers, from one of France's most majestic villages to a breathtaking hiking trail in Sweden.<p><i>Sarah Schmalbruch wrote an</i> …

38 Startup Pitch Decks From Companies That Changed The World

To celebrate the launch of my book The Art of Startup Fundraising, I thought it would be interesting to put together a blog post with a good amount …

China is trying to make a huge industrial shift that could have disastrous consequences

Tangshan (China) - Hundreds of laid-off steelworkers gathered outside their former employer's office this week to protest losing their jobs, victims of a global glut.<p>But the smokestacks nearby were not British. They are in China — the very place blamed by European politicians for the plunging …

Supercar Mad Scientist Christian Von Koenigsegg Explains Why Gravity Doesn't Make Sense

Christian Von Koenigsegg is a lucky man. His unconventional ideas about automotive engineering—pioneering FlexFuel, camless engines and gearless …

End of de-icer: spray-on coating could ice-proof cars forever

The new spray could prevent ice building up on windscreens, planes, wind turbines, oil rigs and power lines.<p>The misery of scraping ice from the car on a frozen winter morning is familiar to most motorists.<p>But a new invention could see an end to frost-bitten fingers and snapped credit cards …

A Creamy Mushroom Pasta for When Nothing Else Will Do

When all you want is a bowl of creamy pasta, adding a pile of golden-brown mushrooms makes it feel virtuous.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin.</i><p>If …

Cooking

4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites Under Threat From Too Much Tourism

A number of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites face major challenges, including the following:<p><b>Machu Picchu, Peru</b><p>This magnificent “lost city of the Incas” …

You'll Never Guess The Most Charitable Nation In The World

And the winner for most charitable nation in the world is ... Myanmar. Coming in second: the United States.<p>If you're scratching your head, one reason may be that the ranking confounds the common perception "that generosity and wealth are connected to one another," says Adam Pickering. He's the …

About Fregate Island Private

Over 100 million years ago, what is now India broke away from the Gondwanaland supercontinent, beginning its long, slow drift across the Indian …

Indian Ocean

Vanuatu's Espiritu Santo, where paradise is a leaky canoe without a paddle

Smiles dazzle, adventures abound and bliss comes out of the luminous blue water on the island that inspired South Pacific<p>I’ve just found my happy place.<p>It’s been a long time coming. For years whenever anyone told me to close my eyes and picture it I’ve drawn a blank, then spent the next few minutes …

Neanderthals ‘kept our early ancestors out of Europe’

Ancient teeth found in China suggest Homo sapiens was outwitted by its rivals<p>The discovery of a hoard of ancient human teeth in a Chinese cave has forced scientists to reconsider our species’ relations with our closest evolutionary cousins, the Neanderthals. The find, revealed in the science …

Evolution

A $1.5 billion startup that’s been hiring a bunch of ex-Salesforce execs is growing like crazy

The company's been making a lot of headlines for its growth and predictive technology, but it's also known for its recent hiring spree — particularly for bringing in a bunch of executives who were once a major part of Salesforce, the $50 billion cloud software maker.<p>In the past year alone, …

The secret to superior salmon: 30 minutes before cooking, season the fish with salt and sugar. Then rinse and pat dry. Sear in a hot, oiled skillet until the skin crisps and the flesh is cooked through. The salt helps remove extra moisture from the fish, firming up the flesh, while the sugar balances the salt. Try it, you'll like it. #recipes #food #kitchentricks #slamminsalmon