The Australian branch of the multinational corporation, Boeing, in partnership with the Royal Australian Airforce, have recently released a prototype for an unmanned system that will be able to fly alongside existing manned aircrafts. Named the Loyal Wingman, the plan is that aircraft will be used in top-secret missions of espionage and intrigue. Yes, you […]
James Newbury is one of those guys that got stung by the constant need to excel hard. It started when he joined the gym to get in shape for rugby union, but instead fell in love with the competitive scene of CrossFit. When he started competing in the regional CrossFit Games in 2013, he placed […]
The saying goes to not throw stones in glass houses. Nestled in the heart of the Cotswolds in The Lakes By yoo in the UK, The Glass villa stands almost transparent to the surrounding wildlife. Conceptually designed by Dutch architecture company, Mecanoo architecten, for developers Boheme Development S.L., the Glass Villa is where art meets […]
M2 Nature Of Time
White birch has long been an integral part of Japanese culture and tradition with its brilliant, satin-like texture making it the ideal material for making furniture and flooring in the home. This regularly patterned wood creates not only beautiful veneers, but is also so strong it has been used to create aircraft propellers in the […]
Many lament the annual adjustment that we are asked to make when the climate commits to its seasonal change. As we are forced to bid a rueful farewell to the sparkling sunny mornings and long, warm nights of summer and accept the teeth-chattering chill of winter, those with a more optimistic outlook gleefully anticipate the natural wonders that the brisk season can provide. One of the many unique winter phenomenon’s hailed in […]
Walk up in the mountains near Achi in the southern part of Japan’s Shinshu region, and the air is so clear it seems that you can simply reach up and touch the stars that twinkle above you. All the worries and stresses of life disappear as you momentarily escape the Earth and catch a fleeting […]
M2 High Performance
Have you ever wondered how amazing it would feel to harbour your vessel neatly away in some tucked bay in the Bahamas, but yours stands out above the rest? Not just for its looks, or the fact that it can clock up some serious power in the waves, but because it’s big…really big. 56 metres, […]
When you think of speed and stability when it comes to boats, you wouldn’t be the first to think: catamaran. with a ‘cat’, you’ve got the reliability of less hull movement. The geometrically-stabilised craft have a wealth of essential elements that these boats manifest. Mid-way through last year, French-based superyacht designers and manufacturers, Sunreef, released […]
In a new feat of engineering from Amsterdam-based Isaac Burrough Design, a new 110-metre superyacht concept looks at taking a major focus on sustainability and energy-efficiency. Inspired by Māori guardian of the ocean ‘Kiwa’, Isaac Burrough’s 110-metre motor yacht concept brings sustainable seafaring into the luxury superyacht world. For you environmentally conscious billionaires out there […]
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Cutting Edges Jérémie Heitz set himself the challenge of skiing 15 of the steepest slopes in the world, paired with his mountain guide Sam Anthamatten. For their expeditions, they were also trailed by one of the hardiest documentary film crews in the business, Sherpas Cinema. For this latest trip, the team hit Peru and Pakistan...
Joe Naufahu is not only one of our most accomplished actors whose career has include roles on Games Of Thrones, Head High and My Life is Murder New Zealand. But the ex-rugby player also runs Auckland gym Ludus Magnus. And while he might but living multiple lives, Joe just rolls with the punches while always...
The Registered Master Builders House of the Year awards celebrate the very best in residential building across New Zealand. This prestigious competition is judged by a team of experts who score each property on its workmanship, design, functionality and style – and award quality standards based on that score. The Gold quality standard is 80%...
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