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The Cost Of A Gold Medal: USA`s Olympians Taxed By IRS

The 2012 Olympics have been extremely successful for the USA so far .  16 year old Gabby Douglas won the gold for the USA in the women`s gymnastics all-around and Gabby, along with her other USA team members known as the “Fierce Five,” won the United States their first Olympic title since 1996 just two days prior. Serena Williams also won the gold medal in the women`s tennis singles event on the same courts ...

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Four Helpful Skydiving Tips For Amateurs

Skydiving boasts of a rich history that dates back to the 1100s. It is an extreme sport that owes its popularity to the likes of Jacques Garnerin and Kathe Plaus. Taking that first dive out of an aircraft is never a pleasurable experience. Regardless of your mental stamina, you are always bound to feel nervous. On the backdrop of skydiving’s long existence, take heart in the knowledge that others before you ...

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5 Favorite Games Of Danish Kids

Kids will always play wherever they are in the world. In playgrounds, at the streets, in gymnasiums, or in the backyard, there are always opportunities to mingle and play with other children and, just be, well… kids.   Dane youngsters are no different. When not holed up at home playing their favorite toys and board games, Danish children rush outside to run and play with the other kids. Some of their g ...

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The 2012/13 English Premier League Season In Numbers

It seems an eternity ago since Sergio Aguero’s last-gasp goal ensured the 2011/12 English Premier League season ended in the most dramatic fashion. The Euros and Olympics have taken place since that memorable May afternoon, but the focus is now back on the most exciting league in the world - and here’s a numbers guide to the 2012/13 EPL season…   1– One Welsh team (Swansea) will again be present in the ...

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What You Need For Luxury Fishing

Hobbies are a great thing to have, but for those who are passionate about fishing, then luxury fishing may be something worth investing in. There are a number of different ways you can go about it, but one of the best things to do is to get your own boat. Heading Off to the Lakeside Many people may choose to purchase their own boat, although there is no doubt that this is expensive. There are a variety of l ...

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Stadium Eating: What to Eat at the Ballpark this Summer

Going to the ballpark is always a great time. There is no better way to spend a summer evening than taking in a baseball game with your friends or family. Good food just makes it an even more enjoyable experience. What type of food should you try out if you are going to the game? Typical Ballpark Food This is fare that you will find at any ballpark. However, for anyone who hasn't attended a game, you should ...

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Equestrian Island

For thousands of years humans have had a unique love affair with horses. These majestic animals have been loyal servants over the years, originally being used to work for us and make our tasks and lives easier.   With the introduction of the combustion engine and other various new technologies to be born out of the industrial revolution, horse use has declined dramatically in terms of commercial use. H ...

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How To Choose Between A Comfort And Cruiser Bike

These days walking into a bike shop might even leave you more confused than you were initially. There are some many options and a wide variety to choose from when it comes to biking. As a user you have to consider your personal needs, the surfaces on which you will be riding, your budget as well for what reason you are biking. Some people practice biking as a sport, and others ride to as a past time to take ...

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Is Whey Protein The Best Supplement Out There?

Regular exercise is a great way to get in shape, but nutrition is essential for the best results. A number of supplements are on the market, and there is a lot of disinformation about what is effective. Whey protein is one of the most effective supplements. Whey protein is derived from the cheese-making process, and it is readily absorbed by the body. Other types of protein are also commonly used as supplem ...

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What If……Performance Enhancing Drugs Were Legal?

Drug Testing Drug testing was formally introduced to the modern Olympic Games in 1968 in Mexico City. Since that time, thousands of athletes have been exposed as drug cheats across numerous levels of sport. While performance enhancing drugs have been outlawed to maintain a level playing field at all times, there is also strong evidence that demonstrates the damage that performance enhancing drugs can cause ...

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