The most popular Christmas gifts this year

In this article, we are going to take a look at the most popular Christmas gifts this year. Do you think you know what they are? Some of these Christmas gifts may be familiar to you, while others may surprise you, but you'll never know unless you read on. For your children, the gift that earns my vote as the best gift for children is the Melissa and Doug Stand Easel. I have reviewed the other...

Air Gun Safety Tips

Air gun safety is extremely important. You've probably been told more than once that BB guns are not toys. And yet, many people still treat them as such. Has anyone seen the unfortunate scene in the movie "A Christmas Story" when Ralphie doesn't heed the warning "You'll shoot your eye out?" Does anyone remember that he actually practically shot his eye out with his official Red Ryder...

The naming of Funchal, the capital city of Madeira

Madeira Island was discovered by the Portuguese adventurer Joao Goncalves Zargo in 1418. The island was rich in natural resources and extensively forested. This last fact was responsible for its name, Madeira, which in Portuguese means wood. Once identified, that this natural mid-Atlantic paradise was destined to become an important part of Portugal's destiny was as good as it was inevitable, as...

Pedophilia Among America’s Leaders

Pedophilia is rampant in the United States. Sales of illegal child pornography total about $3 billion a year in the US The industry enslaves about 300,000 children. Last October, the nation witnessed the resignation of one of our nation's leaders, Representative Mark Foley, following allegations of misconduct with congressional pageboys. We are also familiar with the sex scandals surrounding...

The Dish: Where Will This Eagle Land?

Who will TO play for? That was the big question on Wednesday, when news began to circulate that Owens' suspension by the Philadelphia Eagles would likely be reduced from four games to just one or two. There's no question TO has played his last game for Philly, and the Eagles certainly don't want Owens anywhere near their practice or training facility for the rest of the season, even if Philly no...

Edgerrin James: Running back for the Arizona Cardinals

Originally from Immokalee, Florida, Edgerrin James was born on August 1, 1978. Currently serving as quarterback for the NFL's Arizona Cardinals, James has had plenty of practice when it comes to competing. After being recruited directly from Immokalee High School in Florida, Edgerrin James enrolled at the University of Miami, where he became one of the most successful running backs in the...

How to Draft Your Fantasy Football Team

Finally, my favorite time of year. Fantasy football season. The storm is coming guys. These garters can be expensive. They are definitely a great investment. Are you tired of losing every year? Tired of having no bragging rights? Well, you're in luck. I have won "the big one" in my time. I remember it like it was yesterday, sophomore year of high school. The best $60 I've ever made. Honestly, it...

Win with the Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings have been at the top of their division for quite some time. Only the Dallas Cowboys made more playoff appearances than the Vikings during the same time span. The Vikings also played in four Super Bowls, namely Super Bowl IV, VIII, IX, and XI. Only four other teams have surpassed this record. The Vikings professional football saga began in August 1959 in Minneapolis when five...

Battle of the Milk Can Football game between Boise State University (BSU) and Fresno State University

Of all the weird names for college football games (or for games in any sport), the coveted Battle of the Milk Can has to be possibly the weirdest name out there. In this annual rivalry game played between Boise State University (BSU) and Fresno State University, teams of male warriors face off in an epic battle to determine who will have the privilege of lifting the Milk Can Trophy. People...

Great Cars Under $1000 – All-Star Profiles – Nissan 240sx

One of the most popular platforms on the tuning market. Whether you're looking for road racing, autocross, drift, drag, or just plain fast, the Nissan 240sx is one of the best giant slayers out there. Introduced in 1989, the 240sx has everything a great sports car should have. Rear-wheel drive, independent suspension, disc brakes, and a lightweight chassis. Extremely popular in its native Japan,...