DID YOU KNOW? * In 1927, Garnet Carter patented the first miniature golf game, which he called “Tom Thumb Golf.” He hoped his mini-golf course, located on Lookout Mountain in Tennessee, would attract people to his neighboring hotel and its full-length golf course. Turned out, his putt-putt course became more popular than his regulation-size golf … Continue reading Newton's guide to putt-putt: discover how physics can help you sink golf putts like a professional.
Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) March 19, 2012 Since its discovery in 1999 by medical researcher Masayasu Kojima, a major indicator of weight gain and obesity has been an active amino acid peptide produced in our bodies known as Ghrelin. However, recent medical studies conducted at the St. Louis Veterans Affairs Hospital and research posted at … Continue reading New Ways to Control the ‘Hunger Hormone’ – Ghrelin Found →
For as long as men have been at each other’s throats they have been taking hostages. Although these days the standard response of most governments is that they do not negotiate with terrorists (the primary party responsible for international hostage scenarios in the world today), it doesn’t stop those with agendas from trying to twist … Continue reading 25 Most Intense Hostage Situations Ever →
ROUGH RIDE FOR LEGEND OF THE TURF; Pat Eddery has endured a troubled personal life but has had a fine year as a trainer and, as he tells Brough Scott, is ready for the challenges to come: 'Pat's happy now. We just need people to realise how well he trains'.
IDING will be the easy bit. RWhen Pat Eddery returns to the saddle as the greatest of all the ‘legends’ in the Leger Legends charity race at Doncaster on Wednesday he will look much the same as the superstar who closed out his 36-season, 4,632-winner British career with a slightly anti-climactic third on the Sir … Continue reading ROUGH RIDE FOR LEGEND OF THE TURF; Pat Eddery has endured a troubled personal life but has had a fine year as a trainer and, as he tells Brough Scott, is ready for the challenges to come: 'Pat's happy now. We just need people to realise how well he trains'. →
Even at 65 years of age, she is stunningly beautiful, a real head-turner, dark complexioned with a deep, throaty voice and an exotic name: Touche. Her 54-year-old sister of the waves is just as beautiful, only with a patch of blonde on her topside. Take Five is her name. And who wouldn’t want to spend … Continue reading SHOWY BOATS. →
This article provides examples of the practices of innovative jurisdictions who have examined their debt affordability, lowered issuance costs, and provided greater accountability to taxpayers. At first glance, measuring efficiency in debt management is not a difficult task. The industry is overflowing with indicators and formulas designed to tell issuers and investors what levels of … Continue reading Best Practices in Debt Management. →
Health and fitness is a must for every body builder. This is because, without the two key elements your body building routine can turn out to be sour and unworthy practicing. Injuries are the key figure for people who train in their programs with poor health. But the main worry for most of the body … Continue reading How Fitness And Health Are Important For A Bodybuilder →
Although there’s a great deal of debate about the true origins of the game we call golf, it’s clear that modern golf, being a game played over a course of eighteen holes, definitely hails from Scotland. Women in golf has been a part of sporting history since at least the 16th century. Mary, Queen of … Continue reading Women In Golf History →
United Healthcare Announces 'United Health Passport,' the First HCFA Approved Extended Absence Program for Medicare Health Plan Members
Members can Travel up to Nine Months Without Losing Benefits MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ — United HealthCare Corporation (NYSE: UNH) announced today that “United Health Passport,” the first extended absence membership program approved by the federal Health Care Finance Administration (HCFA) for Medicare health plan members in the United States, will be available to members … Continue reading United Healthcare Announces 'United Health Passport,' the First HCFA Approved Extended Absence Program for Medicare Health Plan Members →
This is my third in a series of articles on the happy health benefits of some of our favorite indulgences. Please read my related articles on coffee and tea, wine and beer. When the Spanish explorer Hernan Cortes came home from Mexico in the early 1500s, he brought with him the sacred drink of the … Continue reading Chocolate Is Good for Us? Yes! (Third in a series) →