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2012-02-14 08:00:00

The Xxtra Mile LLC (http://www.xxtramile.com), a women´s and girl´s active lifestyle company based in New York City, announced its 2012 Events Calendar today, which includes the eight-race Danskin Triathlon Series (danskintriathlon.net) and two stand-alone Events. Giant Bicycle, under the Liv/giant brand, will join long-standing Platinum level sponsors of the Danskin Series - BIC Soleil and Whole Living Magazine. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 14, 2012 The Xxtra Mile LLC...

2012-02-09 18:34:01

Preliminary analysis Boxing and mixed martial arts (MMA) carry risks of head and neck injuries. Padded gloves and headgear are designed to lessen these risks, primarily those resulting from linear acceleration. But what about other types of impact? To date there has been little testing of rotational acceleration or rotational velocity, and no current rotational head injury scoring system. Knowing that rotational acceleration, rotational velocity, and combined linear-rotation impacts are...

2011-12-29 08:00:00

Elite Triathlete, Coach and Author Ben Greenfield Sets His Sights on Getting His Pro Card and Racing as Professional Triathlete Next Year Spokane, WA (PRWEB) December 29, 2011 At the conclusion of a successful year that included winning the ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships for Men 30-34, top-ranked age-group triathlete Ben Greenfield has announced his goal of turning pro in 2012. A coach and author of several books on fitness, metabolism and diet, Ben specializes in...

2011-12-19 14:00:00

Golfersadvice.com release their ultimate golf tips report for 2011. The news has been welcomed on a number of related golfing sites. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) December 19, 2011 Golfersadvice.com has just released their ultimate golf tips report for 2011. People who follow developments on the site are able to pick up this report right now and start to improve their golf game. According to the management team at Golfersadvice.com, this report is the best one that the team on the site has produced...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'