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Helpful Golf Tips to Improve Your Game

August 9th, 2012

Golf is a game of finesse and it's the subtle things in your form that make a big impact on how low your score is. Each swing is crucial and the minutest details could be the key to beating your competitors or at least knocking down your handicap. Here are a few helpful tips for garnering greater success on the green.Keep your eye on the ballMaintaining eye contact with the...

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Great Golf Activities to Try

August 9th, 2012

Sometimes you may not have the time to go play a whole round of golf, but you still have the urge to perfect your game and work on lowering that handicap. Fortunately, golf is a sport you can improve upon by engaging in other golf-related activities. Here are a few you might want to try out.Living room putting greenIf the weather conditions are keeping you from hitting the...

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Why Is Throwing Salt Over Your Shoulder Considered Good Luck?

May 21st, 2012

One of the oldest superstitions in the book is throwing salt over your shoulder when you want to give yourself good luck or avoid being cursed for one reason or another. It seems like a pretty strange practice, especially given how common table salt is nowadays. But this wasn't always the case! There was a time when salt was much harder to find, therefore giving it more...

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The Settlers of Catan 101

May 8th, 2012

Perhaps you've heard of a board game called The Settlers of Catan (Catan for short) in the past few years. It's recently exploded in popularity with its simple but strategically rich gameplay. There's more than enough here to keep people coming back again and again. But what's the big deal with this game? If you're interested in a basic overview of how it's played, read on!...

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A Couple of Baseball's More Confusing Rules

May 7th, 2012

Most of us know the basic rules of baseball - you can tell the difference between an out and a home run, a single and a triple. But what about some of the more unique rules that you don't see as frequently? They're an integral part of the game and understanding them can greatly increase your appreciation for it. If you're interested in two of baseball's seldom-seen rules, here...

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A Brief History of Sports in the United States

May 7th, 2012

It goes without saying that professional sports make up a major part of American culture - a number of our cities are deeply steeped in their teams' success, and hundreds of thousands of fans fill stadiums almost every single day. Here's a brief overview of the four most popular sports in the United States - baseball, football, basketball and hockey. 1. Baseball. If there is...

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How To Save Money at a Baseball Game

May 1st, 2012

Taking the family to a baseball game can be an expensive prospect - when all's said and done, you could be looking at a bill for hundreds of dollars. However, just because you can't afford a luxury box doesn't mean you have to settle for nothing. With a little bit of clever money management and a little bit of preparation, you should have no problem bringing down that...

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The History of Baseball

May 1st, 2012

There are few things more synonymous with the summer season than spending an idle afternoon enjoying a baseball game with some friends. Baseball writer Bartlett Giamatti famously remarked that the game is designed to fill the summer hours with activity - a constant reminder of sunshine and good times. Baseball is truly America's pastime. Although football may be more popular,...

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How To Play Three Card Brag

April 10th, 2012

Although three card brag is an ancestor of poker, it's still played to this day. It's a relatively simple gambling card game that requires hands of three cards. If your poker night has grown a little stale with the same hands of Texas Hold 'Em or five-card stud over and over again, the occasional round of three card brag could be enough variety to keep things interesting...

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The History of Dungeons and Dragons

April 9th, 2012

Dungeons and Dragons may be responsible for the widespread popularity of tabletop role-playing games today. Invented nearly 40 years ago, the game has undergone several drastic rule changes. Here's a quick history of all that Dungeons and Dragons (D&D for short) has gone through over the years. D&D first made an appearance in 1974, invented by Gary Gygex and Dave...

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