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2012-03-17 23:02:47

Elite e-Sport athletes aren´t just gifted competitors–they are dedicated athletes that train relentlessly to achieve the pinnacle of their game. Red Bull Gaming announced Orlando as the first stop on their 2012 Red Bull LAN invitation-only performance camp circuit, geared to provide leading and emerging e-Sports athletes with the tools, time, and training to prepare them for professional gaming competitions throughout the 2012 season. Kicking off in Orlando, March 16-18 at Full...

2012-03-17 23:02:35

First-time homebuyers can easily get overwhelmed with the amount of responsibility involved in their new investment. Inspect-It 1st put together a list of standard maintenance tips to help them keep their home in good shape, to keep them safe and prevent larger (and costlier!) problems down the road. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) March 16, 2012 Inspect-It 1st® has created a free whitepaper titled Home Maintenance Tips for First Time Homebuyers that highlights areas of the home that need to be...

2012-01-24 11:35:21

The Twenty-four Solar Terms are ancient Chinese terms used for about 2000 years. They describe 24 stages or timings associated with seasonal changes in phenology and agricultural activity throughout a year. Qian et al. from the Key Laboratory of Regional Climate-Environment for East Asia, Chinese Academy of Sciences, quantitatively defined the somewhat 'astronomic' term for the first time, based on modern temperature records. This facilitated an investigation of changes in the climatic Solar...

2011-11-02 07:00:00

KORT Physical Therapists Find New Research Into Pitfalls of Sports Specialization in Childhood. The superstar athletic careers of child prodigies Tiger Woods and Venus and Serena Williams have convinced many parents and coaches that the path to success is to focus solely on one sport beginning at an early age. However, a research study by RM Malina has shown that participation in multiple sports all year long is more beneficial, helping young athletes with long term physical and mental...

2011-09-11 07:00:00

Over 60 NBA players will attend to train and play competitive games each day. Games will be held Monday through Thursday during the week of September 12th and Monday through Friday the week of September 19th. After the conclusion of daily skills and performance workouts the competitive games will be conducted at 1:30, 3:30, 5:30, and 7:30 pm. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 11, 2011 Joe Abunassar and Impact Basketball, the worldâs leader in basketball training and development...

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2011-06-20 12:52:55

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 marks the Summer Solstice. The Summer Solstice, or "Midsummer," derived from the Latin sol (sun) and sistere (to stand still), occurs exactly when the Earth's axial tilt is most inclined towards the sun at its maximum of 23° 26'. This is the time when the Sun is at its highest, or most northerly, point in the sky in the Northern Hemisphere. Except in the polar regions, where daylight is continuous for many months during the spring and summer, the day on which...

2011-05-26 00:00:28

Sports Medicine Specialist Offers Minor Changes that Yield Major Results Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 25, 2011 Student athletes across the country will use the approaching summer months to gain an advantage on their fall opposition. In recent years sport specialization has taken over adolescent athletics. The days of three-sport athletes are becoming fewer and further between. Many athletes play a single sport year-round in an attempt to maximize their chances of taking their talents to the...

2011-02-01 00:18:49

RacePeak.com is the only online resource offering a multitude of athletic coaching services from training advice, to training techniques, and motivational techniques with a personal touch. Wexford, PA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 31, 2011 Are you an athlete looking for online coaching but have found most endurance racing websites provide only one sentence suggestion answers? Are you finding that most websites out there only focus on one racing discipline and you have questions about multiple? Do...

2011-01-31 13:04:00

On Sale in The Hangar February 5: The Music of Abba: Arrival from Sweden (July 15), Elton - The Early Years (July 16) & Hapa with Special Guest TUPUA (July 17) On Sale in the Action Sports Arena February 5: Speedway Fair Derby (July 15), X-treme Freestyle Moto-X (July 16) & OC Fair Kart Racing Challenge (July 17) Tickets on Sale Saturday, February 5, at 10 a.m. COSTA MESA, Calif., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The OC Fair (July 15-August 14, 2011) returns this summer...

2010-12-22 00:01:33

With the onset of winter chill comes a growing number of athletes lacing up the skates and taking to the ice. Hockey is already a major professional sport in North America, and continues to gain popularity in young athletes. The STOP Sports Injuries campaign wants to educate players, coaches and parents to pay attention to the risks of the game, especially concussions, and offer suggestions for preventing injuries. Rosemont, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) December 21, 2010 On frozen ponds and indoor...


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2011-06-20 11:32:36

The Summer Solstice, or "Midsummer," derived from the Latin sol (sun) and sistere (to stand still), occurs exactly when the Earth's axial tilt is most inclined towards the sun at its maximum of 23° 26'. This is the time when the Sun is at its highest, or most northerly, point in the sky in the Northern Hemisphere. Except in the polar regions, where daylight is continuous for many months during the spring and summer, the day on which the Summer solstice occurs is the day of the year with...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.