Martin Robistow

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San Francisco Bay Area Naturist Resources

Table of Contents<p>The law and public-land nudism in California <br>Publications and associations <br>On-line newsletters, blogs, social networks and forums …

How to Use Magnetic Declination with a Compass

How to Use Magnetic Declination with a Compass<p>Updated on May 27, 2016<p>What is Declination<p>So what is magnetic declination and how does it affect …

Flood Myths and Sunken Arks: Who needs to believe in Noah’s Ark and why?

Noah’s Ark, by Simon de Myle (fl. 1570) [Public domain] [PD-1923], via Wikimedia CommonsShould the Noah’s Ark story be taken literally? Readers of</i> …

Skepticism

12 Travel Map Apps That Beat Google Maps Whether or Not You Have WiFi

Chunky GPS units are a thing of the past. These days, everyone is finding their way by using their smartphones. Although we’ll be the first to admit that we love the industry standard, Google Maps (especially with the new pit stop function), there are a few things that GM just can’t account for. …

The 9 Best Walking Sticks or Hiking Staffs to Buy in 2018

Walking or hiking with a single walking stick, hiking staff, or pole can give you an extra point of stability. Many people like the convenience of a …

Seven slutty places in San Francisco

San Francisco has the most sophisticated sex scene I’ve experienced in North America, with many throw backs to the classic “South of Market” (SoMa) …

Starting Your Own Blog? Do It The Simple Way

Who said starting your own blog had to be hard?<p>It really isn’t!<p>In fact, it took me less than 5 minutes to set up my blog site and publish my first …

Social Media

30 Funny Short Jokes That Are Guaranteed To Make You Smile

By Rania Naim,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1MChwk1<p><b>1.</b> Evening news is where they begin with ‘Good evening’, and then proceed to tell you why it …

Timeline: The Holy Roman Empire

Though it may have been ‘neither Holy, Roman, nor an Empire’ (at least according to Voltaire), the Holy Roman Empire embodied the idea of a unified …

Best Trekking Poles 2018

Since starting this site, we have been able to conduct dozens of trekking pole reviews from online start-ups to big name retail brands. <b>One thing we</b> …

6 Paddling Nonprofits That Are Making A Difference (And How You Can Help)

We all remember how we got into paddling. The roll class our buddies talked us into attending in college, the family member who taught us to pilot a …

Nonprofits

3 Big Reasons You Should Be Blogging With WordPress

Are you using self-hosted WordPress to power your blog?If you’re not, it can feel a little lonely. Seems like <i>everyone</i> is using WordPress – nearly 20% …

Five hearing wearables you can stuff into your ears

When you think of wearables, you probably picture something like an Apple Watch, Samsung Gear or maybe even a VR headset like the Oculus Rift. But in …

Consumer Tech

Ancient Footprints Discovered in Arizona

The recent discovery of dozens of remarkably well-preserved footprints in the southern Arizona desert provides new insights into how Native people …

The future will eat itself: digesting the next generation of wearable tech

How ingestibles and mood-impacting technologies are changing our relationship with wearables<p>Wearable tech is well and truly mainstream – but what does the future hold? What could their potential new forms mean for our day-to-day lives, businesses and wellbeing?<p>The aim of wearables should be to …

Ancient Greek Outpost Discovered, Spectacularly Preserved

Long before Homer wrote the <i>Iliad</i>, the real-life progenitors of the epic poem's characters might have visited a small outpost on the Greek …

Plugging Into Your Brain

A few weeks ago, I wrote about Ray Kurzweil's wild prediction that in the 2030s, nanobots will connect our brains to the cloud, merging biology with the digital world.<p>Let's talk about what's happening today.<p>Over the past few decades, billions of dollars have been poured into three areas of …

Singularity

Best Free Movie and TV Streaming Apps For Your iPhone/iPad

These days there’s an app for pretty much anything; seriously, it’s probably more difficult to think of something that doesn’t already have an app. …

21 Stoic Life Hacks For #Stoicweek

By Ryan Holiday,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1MBTHHM<p>In Stoic philosophy we have something special. Stoicism is not so much a ‘philosophy’—as one …

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1177 B.C.

• <b>Author:</b> Eric H. Cline<p>In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations. After centuries of brilliance, the …

Diving in Nora, Sardinia: the sunken road to Roman ruins

On land it is easy to imagine what the ancient Roman town of Nora looked like. Standing at the crocevia (crossroads) of the ruined coastal settlement, on a sun-baked peninsula 20 miles from Cagliari in southern Sardinia, I looked north to the near-intact Roman theatre, east to the clearly …

How to install Popcorn Time app on iOS to watch movies and TV shows

When it comes to enjoying online content such as movies and TV shows iOS has a long way to go. Due to Apple’s limitations you cannot directly …

Here's How to Ensure Your Files are Deleted Permanently

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

Apps