Once all the rage among the young and active, as well as pretty much everybody else who was a newcomer to winter mountain sports, snowboarding appears to be past its heyday. Using data from SnowSports Industries America, the Los Angeles Times noted that sales of snowboards and snowboard gear have slumped 21% over the last four years. Meanwhile, skiing, the sport that snowboarding was supposed to be surpassing the MySpace to snowboarding Facebook has been on the upswing, with sales rising 3% over that same time span. Well they aren and I argue that they never were. It was just a matter of time beforeRead More →

The race wasn my best by 4 minutes, but it was the very best I could muster with no significant running done prior to the race. I was engaged in the race, in my thoughts and in my heart, and if that how I race my future races, I wouldn have any reasons to be dissatisfied about. The only downer was my result wasn captured and published despite my emails to the race director. Top Tips to Prepare You For Buying Your First MotorboatBoating is an enjoyable luxury experience for many people. The experience can often be both rewarding and highly satisfying, however when embarkedRead More →

Lee, Jefferson Davis, Ulysses S. Grant and scores of others bring humanity to characters made flat by generations of grade school history book pabulum. It is only fitting and just that the Civil War, America great rendering, should have a work of art and history as powerful as The Civil War.. This wasn’t just an adult extension course. First, she went to the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers for a new bachelor’s degree, and then Rhode Island School of Design for her MFA. She is now a real life, income producing professional artist, and has written a memoir about going to artRead More →

Before walking across the bridge we stood in front of the magnificent Institute de France which is home to the Academie Francaise. A highly regarded group of 40 members called, Immortals, have the responsibility of preserving and safeguarding the French language and compiling the dictionary of the French language. They attempt to protect the French language from the onslaught of Franglais, (French words characterized by borrowings from English), words such as jogging and marketing, but these words have very common usage in France. They don have privileges of a distinct or particular kind. They just have the rights they should have and other groups mightRead More →

As the frontman of the world most enduring rock band, Jagger has seen his influence echo through generations; One Direction Harry Styles now carries his libidinous mantle (and messy coiff) but as yet demonstrates little of his creative brilliance, while endless groups have aped The Stones sound, style and debauchery with varying levels of success. Yet put him in a crowd at cricket match (he an avid fan) in casual chic civilian mode and you have a hard time identifying him. If anything, it that open mouthed pout inherited by cover girl daughters Elizabeth and Georgia May that has the strongest resonance, as the inspirationRead More →

My experiences in sports have helped me understand that youth coaches should emphasize that sports are a place to have fun, learn good sportsmanship and give 100%. If success in youth sports can be defined more by passion and effort and sportsmanship than by travel, scoreboards, and trophies, all kids can enjoy sports and competition regardless of their ability. In addition, encouraging multiple sports throughout childhood helps them to enjoy competition, be healthier mentally and physically and develop all around athletic skills.. Ambarella AMBA is a semiconductor design company focused on low power, high definition and ultra HD video compression and image processing products. CurrentlyRead More →

The cost of the Trump tax cut is going to be 11.7 trillion over the next 10 years. We could give every person in the USA $3500 a year for that much money. The average welfare recipient in the US costs the government about $14000 across various social programs. For example, I tried literally dozens of combinations of shaving products (preshave, blades, razors, soaps, brushes, postshave) and saw some improvements. But it wasn until I stopped washing my face in the shower (no soap EVER) and found the right moisturizers for my skin, that I was able to get good shaves without irritation. But thatRead More →

But was I ever so glad to get the race going. Until after passing the start gantry, there was plenty of shuffling but once I hit the first left turn, the road opened up and I was able to move up to my planned pace. It was all effort based at that time and it was so easy almost like a training run. Adelaide hasn’t got a league team and games aren’t shown on TV much. But that’s something the Sharks are hoping to change and they’re starting with kids! Today they’re having a personal training session with the sharks players and coaches from theRead More →

Flood Concerns: Flood Watches are in effect across southern Florida through this evening for the potential of 2 4″ of rain. Flash Flood Watches are in effect across eastern Louisiana, southern Alabama, southern Mississippi, and far western Florida from Tuesday through Wednesday due to the potential of heavy rain from Gordon. Rainfall totals of 2 6 are expected, with isolated higher amounts possible. You can drink soda, eat junk food, and just go nuts. The catch is that you have to be back in your dorm by 8 PM, and you have to be with a wingman. Your family will come in on Wednesday orRead More →

Playing off the seasonal success of these cereals, General Mills announced in late summer that due to popular demand it would bring two obscure monster themed cereals back to stores this fall: Fruity Yummy Mummy, which was only sold from 1987 to 1992, and Frute Brute. The latter, featuring a werewolf as a mascot, hasn been in stores since 1982, but has gained a cult following over the years, partly due to vintage boxes of Brute (its original spelling) making cameos in two Quentin Tarantino films, Dogs and Fiction. Millions on Pet Costumes? Why We Spend More and More on Pets). But there was moreRead More →