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Custom Wedges For Golfing Can Improve Your Game

Custom-Golf-Wedges

When golfing, it is obvious that every player is different both in size, shape, and form; for this reason, it makes sense that golf clubs used should take that into consideration and account, compensating for the individual’s characteristics demonstrated during their swing. When using popular, even high-end, clubs, there is …

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DUI Makes Ride to School a Roller Coaster

A 51-year-old school bus driver was arrested for driving under the influence of prescription medication after she veered off the road and hit a mailbox and utility wires. Thirty school children were aboard the bus at the time of the crash, and some had to be treated for minor injuries …

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Is Social Media Empowering the Poor?

Recently, a group of local surfers in Rio de Janeiro posted concerns and photos of their rat-infested beach on Facebook. They pleaded with viewers to help save their polluted shores and were successful in drawing attention to their impoverished community. Another program in Mumbai is attempting to empower the youth …

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Train Accident Kills Two Workers

A train accident that left two workers dead is under federal investigation in the San Francisco Bay area. An out-of-service commuter train struck two workers who were performing routine maintenance on the tracks. This accident occurred amidst a disruptive labor strike of Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) employees. As a …

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Meth Lab Arrest in Motel Room

A Motel 6 motel room was the scene of a makeshift meth lab this past Tuesday in Cocoa Beach, Florida. Police were alerted to the room after receiving reports of the smell of marijuana coming from the motel. When officers checked the property, they discovered Jacob Rice, 29, of Winter …

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Major D.C. Monument Gets Earthquake Repair

For the third time since it has been standing guard over our country’s government offices, scaffolding surrounds the Washington Monument. After four months of construction, the steel scaffolding is in place to serve as a platform for repairs from damages that occurred during an August 2011 earthquake. The first time …

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How To Collect Coffee Mugs

How To Collect Coffee Mugs

There is a collector inside everyone and whether your preference is for fridge magnets from every corner of the world, or coins from every country that you have visited, collecting coffee mugs can be entertaining and perhaps financially viable if you intend to exchange parts of your collection on auction …

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When to Sweat the Small Things

Most people are terrified of bugs and creepy crawlies, enough to send them into a scurried frenzy when they see one. Well, imagine being a passenger on a train when all of a sudden your ears explode with the loud crunch and squish of hundreds of Black Portuguese millipedes being …

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Russia Proposes Plan for Crisis in Syria

After learning of the Russian proposal to destroy Syrian chemical weapons, President Obama told ABC News that the United States would put plans for a military strike on hold. Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, offered the proposal to Syria for international control over its weapons in hopes that the United …

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The Woes Of Celebrity Divorce

RJ CELEB WEDS

Rachel Uchitel first found media attention by starting rumors about Tiger Woods’ infidelity when she was photographed entering his hotel in 2010. After that scandal began to settle down, Uchitel married Matt Hahn, and the two had a child together. However, only 18 months after their nuptials, Hahn has filed …

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