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Sheet Pan Cajun-Spiced Shrimp

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>Discovering that I could cook shrimp straight from the freezer has to be one of the happiest accidents to come out of my …


German Volume Training: the best training regime for increasing muscle size

Personal trainer Scott Laidler suggests a German Volume Training (GVT) regime that will help to supersize your muscles<p>I’m often asked which training regime I would recommend for gaining muscle mass. Unequivocally, the answer is always German Volume Training (or GVT). For me, it's the most effective …


Would you take a 'cruise' on a cargo ship?

The 'slow travel' aspect might be the best way to see the world.<p>Much of the fun of commercial cruises — the overabundant food, the goofy nightly …

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Building the World's First Retirement Home For Killer Whales

When the documentary "Blackfish" was released in 2013, it showed the shocking reality of what life is life for captive performing orcas. The animals, which can grow to over 20 feet long, lived in concrete enclosures that only allow for around 35 feet of dive depth. The unnatural stress of this …

Kellyanne Conway just demonstrated how impossible it is to defend Donald Trump right now

After standing down from defending Donald Trump on the Sunday shows, with Rudy Giuliani as her replacement, Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway was back at it after Sunday's debate, and again on Monday morning.<p>It didn't go that well. Conway lodged a serious accusation against unnamed Republican …

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I rebuilt this enormous ancient Packard engine

There's more to resurrecting an old inline eight than just putting parts together.<p>The engine sat there on the stand, seemingly glowing in the low morning light that streamed into the shop: a flat-head, 327-cubic-inch Packard inline eight, circa 1950. In its heyday it was one of the finest engines …