Vegas Golden Knights: the largest expansion team in sports history? We’ll see

The Vegas Golden Knights have already exceeded the highest expectations for fans of an expansion NHL team. Not only did they advance to the NHL playoffs, they swept the LA Kings in the first round. When it comes to expansion teams, the Las Vegas Knights have already secured a seat at the discussion table for the best freshman teams of all time. Today, we take a look at the great expansion teams...

Celebrity IQ: True or False? To know the truth

When we are on a quest to improve our IQ, we can also feel eager to know the IQ of celebrities. Some of us are in awe of celebrities and would like to believe if they really have a high or above average IQ or are simply giving bytes of sound to the media based on their efficient PR. There are many well-known personalities who have always been known for their IQ. Some were born smart, while others...

Fighting the Pain Resistant Striker by Loren W Christensen

Most people who have been involved in a series of fights have experienced the "now what" moment when a technique did not produce the desired result, or when they faced someone of outsized proportions or obviously out of their minds due to some intoxicant. . ("Now what" is probably not what you were thinking, it was more like, "Oh, and you can complete the expletive.") I've always taught that...

Old Oaken Bucket Trophy Football Game – Indiana University Hoosiers and Purdue University Boilermakers

There are many strange traditions in college football and the kinds of things that make casual fans scratch their heads in bewilderment are, in many cases, the exact same things that make extremely jealous fanatic fans love their favorite pastime even more. One of the strangest traditions in college football is that the annual state rivalry football game between Indiana University (located in...

Increase your running speed today

Would you believe that in just 8 weeks you could become fast as elite sprinters? I know it sounds too good to be true and is no different from other sites that promise to improve speed. But I struggled too and had no way of getting faster. I did a ton of research, watched YouTube videos, and even spoke with coaches to increase my running speed. People told me that speed was genetic and that if I...

Different bachelor party traditions

The traditions of the deer go back even before the early Roman civilization. The bachelor party is known as a bachelor party in Australia, bachelor party in South Africa and America, bachelor party in the UK. The word deer is associated with manhood. The correlation is relatively old when deer were supposed to be very virulent in their abilities to court the female counterpart.The tradition is...

Secrets of the Freemason’s Book – Chamber of Reflection and Alchemy in Masonic Philosophy

CHAMBER OF REFLECTION"Let your heart therefore be perfect with him Lord our God, to walk in his statutes and to keep his commandments ... "1 Kings 8:61According to Jewish literature and traditions, great care was taken with the personal condition of each Israelite who entered the temple for divine worship. The Talmud dictated the following requirements: "No man shall enter the Temple with his...

The midpoint of the baseball season is July 4, not the All-Star break.

The All-Star break has always been considered the halfway point of the baseball season, but the fact is that all teams have played more than half of their games the week before. A more accurate marker of the midpoint of the Major League season would be July 4.Here in 2016 alone, all teams have played at least 83 games, with most reaching 90 by the All-Star break. Two clubs, the Toronto Blue Jays...

The last cowboy

Ka-ching. Ka-ching. Ka-ching. The spurs of cowboy boots: an unmistakable sound. An ancient sound, dating back to the Roman legions of Julius Caesar and beyond, evoking feelings of respect, awe and fear. The American cowboy. Long days, wagons, and toughness are words used to describe the life of a cowboy to schoolchildren when they visit pioneering museums on field trips. But like the gunmen of...

Letter to the Belmont

Held each year at Belmont Park in New York, the Belmont Stakes has always been known as The Champion's Test as it is the last of the Triple Crown races and also the longest at a mile and a half long. It is open to three-year-olds, fillies and foals alike who want to risk completing the Triple Crown (if they have been lucky enough to win the previous two races) or surprise the favorite and...