Pete Echavarria

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​The 4 Best Homemade Snacks to Eat Before Your Workout

​Fuel your gym session with the right ratio of carbs and protein<p>What you eat before your workout can make or break your results. No one likes to feel like they are running on empty, but overeating before your gym session can sabotage your stomach and your workout, too.<p>At Foodtrainers, a private …

Natural wonders that will blow your mind

For all our obsession with man-made wonders, technological advances and increasing urbanisation, nothing compares to the creations of Mother Nature.<p>Vast cave systems, wild desert landscapes and breathtaking waterfalls all remind us of our small place in earth’s story. And even with our …

I Never Pay Full Price for Flights—This Is Where I Book

The first time I ventured overseas I was 18 and worked two jobs to buy a return ticket to Phuket, Thailand. Determined to pay my own way, I spent …

YOLO! 10 Desserts Worth the Splurge

If you're going to jump off the calorie cliff, make it worthwhile. From Latin Flan to Coconut Dream Pie, all of these indulgent sweets are worth ditching your diet for.<p><b>1. Latin Flan</b><p>Latin Flan is a rich, sweet custard topped with caramel sauce. This version tastes like a cross between pudding and …

Dessert

First Solar May Be the Most Undervalued Stock in the S&P 500

While the market has done well this year, not every stock had a great 2016. It's no secret that it has been a rough year for the solar industry, for example. Not even industry leaders such as<b>First Solar, Inc.</b>(NASDAQ: FSLR) have been immune to the carnage. The stock, which traded over $70 early in …

Column: Scientists isolate antimatter, shedding light on matter’s elusive twin

It is a particularly exciting time to be a physicist, particularly in Australia. In mid-2012, the Higgs boson was discovered at CERN, and physicists …

Physics

There’s A Reason These Are Called Secret Cookies!

Secret Kiss Cookies<p>Save<p>You know what’s even better than Russian tea cookies? These secret kiss cookies we made the other day, which blow the former …

Fix this lemon blueberry buckle for dessert ... or breakfast

A rustic dish dating back to early America, the buckle is a simple cake studded with fruit, usually berries. Sometimes the fruit is folded into the batter before baking, sometimes it's sprinkled over the top.<p>Make the most of the summer blueberries available right now with this recipe, which …

Dessert

20 modern classic movies everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

And if you have some time off around the start of the new year, this might be a good time to binge some modern-day classics.<p>With that in mind, I've come up with 20 essential titles from the past 15 years that you should reexamine or, if you've never seen them, delve into.

Paramount Pictures

The 15 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix, however, that it can be hard to sort through them all.<p>The streaming site does a great job picking up films beyond mainstream hits. A diverse number of overlooked films are available to just about anybody. Now is a better time than ever to catch films that may …

Entertainment

Discovery Channel's 'Hawaii' Shows Just How Amazing The Islands Are

“It was nature’s greatest experiment in evolution, an experiment that asked a big question: What would happen if you put the world’s most active volcano in the wettest place on the planet, and then made it all so remote, that everything that happened here happened in complete isolation from the …