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  • Incredible Underwater Photos of Dogs Retrieving Balls

    02/21/2012 10:30:13 AM PST · by OneVike · 40 replies
    Gate ^ | 2/21/12 | Chuck Wolk
    You might think you know what a dog would look like as it dives below the surface of water to retrieve a ball, but check out these photos and think again. When you see photos of dogs diving for a ball that is sinking into a pool, you will be amazed how surreal the near weightless conditions of the water makes the dog look. These shots are priceless in the way they capture a dog's lips going flying as if the wind is blowing at them while making their ears and fur flatten back against their body. Watching a...
  • Alcohol, Water Sports Can Be Deadly Mix

    07/10/2011 1:32:54 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 33 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 7/10/11 | HealthDay
    SUNDAY, July 10 (HealthDay News) -- Drinking and water sports are highlights of summer fun for many Americans, but mixing the two can be hazardous, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism warns. Alcohol is involved in half of all water recreation-related deaths of teens and adults, according to the NIAAA, which outlined a number of potentially dangerous scenarios: Alcohol can impair swimmers' judgment and increase their risk-taking. For example, swimmers may go out farther than they should and be unable to make it back to shore, or they may not notice how cold they're getting and develop hypothermia....
  • Omega Auckland Match Race - Team Origin continue on their winning way

    03/05/2010 1:23:59 PM PST · by Watersportinfo.com · 156+ views
    WatersportInfo.com ^ | 05-03-2010 | Watersportinfo
    British triple Olympic gold medallist Ben Ainslie and his Team Origin crew continued to dominate the Omega Auckland Match Racing Regatta today and by the end of racing were the only team to have secured a semi-final berth.
  • Jules Verne Trophy - One ocean left

    03/05/2010 9:48:54 AM PST · by Watersportinfo.com · 1 replies · 429+ views
    WatersportInfo.com ^ | 05-03-2010 | Watersportinfo
    On rounding Cape Horn at 1830 UTC this Thursday 4th March, Franck Cammas and his men have retained a lead of 175 miles over the reference time, which equates to 8 hours 55 minutes. However, the beginning of this final stage of the round the world will be complicated for the giant trimaran to negotiate, at least for the first few hours of this Atlantic ascent.
  • Omega Auckland Regatta Day 2 - Spectacular action

    03/04/2010 10:51:09 AM PST · by Watersportinfo.com · 7 replies · 398+ views
    WatersportInfo.com ^ | 05-03-2010 | Watersportinfo
    Winds gusting over 25 knots and big windshifts forced an early end to the second day of racing in the Omega Auckland Match Racing Regatta today – after some spectacular early action saw the teams at the edge of control.
  • Brits on top after Day 1 of Omega Cup matchracing in Auckland

    03/04/2010 10:51:07 AM PST · by Watersportinfo.com · 5 replies · 227+ views
    WatersportInfo.com ^ | 05-03-2010 | Watersportinfo
    Shifty winds and strong tides on Auckland’s Waitemata harbour tested the teams competing in the opening day of the Omega Auckland Match Racing Regatta today and produced a results board that defied any form guide.
  • Class40 Tradition Guadeloupe keeps going to the RORC 600 finish line

    03/01/2010 12:18:33 PM PST · by Watersportinfo.com · 1 replies · 96+ views
    WatersportInfo ^ | 01-03-2010 | Watersportinfo
    Early on Sunday morning (28/02), Willy Bissainte and Benoit Reefe sailed Pogo Class40, Tradition Guadeloupe, across the finish line of the RORC Caribbean 600 after almost a week at sea in an event that saw 64 percent of the 22-boat fleet retire due to lack of breeze. Bissainte and Reefe’s perseverance and determination nets the sailors from Guadeloupe two prizes: the Concise Trophy for Class40s and overall winner of IRC Zero.
  • Groupama 3 continues its race in the middle of Indian Ocean

    02/21/2010 11:55:25 AM PST · by Watersportinfo.com · 1 replies · 229+ views
    WatersportInfo ^ | 21-02-2010 | Watersportinfo
    Groupama 3 continues its race in the middle of Indian Ocean. The trimaran is no more than 200 miles behind the reference time of the Jules Verne Trophy.
  • Diver down, alternative style in Sweden (medieval/renaissance shipwrecks are waiting!)

    07/08/2007 12:56:17 PM PDT · by WesternCulture · 5 replies · 508+ views
    www.sweden.se ^ | 07/06/2007 | Anders Porter
    Despite challenges such as darkness, limited visibility and cold temperatures, the waters in and around Sweden offer unique opportunities for underwater exploration. Worlds away from the warm, clear waters of the tropics, Swedish diving is in a class of its own.
  • Mayor Accused Of Discounting Water Bills For Sex

    05/16/2006 11:50:02 AM PDT · by kingattax · 12 replies · 309+ views
    Associated Press ^ | May 16, 2006
    The 72-year-old mayor of Waldron (Arkansas) has been charged with patronizing a prostitute and abusing the public trust for allegedly using his official position to obtain sex. Assistant Prosecuting Attorney John Riedel said Mayor Troy Anderson was charged Monday in Scott County Circuit Court with four counts of patronizing a prostitute, a misdemeanor, and two counts of abuse of the public trust, a felony. The allegations involve two women. A state police affidavit says that in one case, Anderson gave a woman with whom he was having sex special treatment on her city water bill and also paid her for...
  • Scientists harnass the power of pee

    05/07/2006 1:24:12 AM PDT · by SteveH · 64 replies · 1,277+ views
    ABC Science Online ^ | Judy Skatssoon
    Scientists harness the power of pee Judy Skatssoon ABC Science Online Urine batteries can't power laptops yet, but they could theoretically keep a digital watch working A urine powered battery the size of a credit card has been invented by Singapore researchers. A drop of urine generates 1.5 volts, the equivalent of one AA battery, says Dr Ki Bang Lee of the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology. He says the technology could provide a disposable power source for electronic diagnostic devices that test urine and other body fluids for diseases like diabetes. These currently need lithium batteries or external power...
  • Teddy Kennedy Coming to My Town - I Need a Sign that Will Generate Hate and Discontent From the Dems

    10/31/2004 3:15:22 PM PST · by bogeybob · 234 replies · 4,840+ views
    vanity | Oct 31, 2004 | bogeybob
    You guys are always good for sign content. I'll hold it and let you know what happens!
  • Dom Giordano..guess who's coming to Philly besides Clinton?

    10/22/2004 3:21:14 PM PDT · by hipaatwo · 20 replies · 845+ views
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    HICCUP KENNEDY!!! He's speaking at a black church on Sunday. Clinton Monday?! SKerry's internals must be BAD BAD BAD!
  • Chelsea slapped Bill Clinton in face

    06/06/2004 12:11:47 PM PDT · by eye of sauron · 48 replies · 455+ views
    Bill Clinton Book ^ | 06-06-05 | Eye of Sauron
    Bill Clinton says he was slapped by his daughter Chelsea after the Monica affair broke. He says this in his book. You can read excerpts by clicking on the source link.
  • The Teflon Pop Star (R. Kelly)

    04/10/2003 4:09:22 PM PDT · by Drew68 · 11 replies · 481+ views
    Newsweek ^ | 04/14/04 | Allison Samuels
    The Teflon Pop Star Singer R. Kelly has been charged with child pornography and suspected of worse—and his new CD is double platinum. Discuss By Allison Samuels NEWSWEEK April 14 issue — People who know R. Kelly tend to use the same word to describe him: unflappable. Last June, the Chicago-based R&B singer was arrested and indicted on 21 counts of possession of child pornography, after a copy of tapes allegedly showing him having sex with a young girl was sent to the Chicago Sun-Times. He promptly locked himself in his private studio, completed two new albums and produced several...