Olympic Gymnast Aly Raisman Shines Light On Horrific Problem Within Athletics

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    Aly Raisman was on top of the world during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She was part of the Final Five that won the Women’s Team All-Around gold medal, the third team Olympic gold medal for the United States. Raisman, alongside Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas, Madison Kocian, and Laurie Hernandez have been balancing celebrating and training over the last year and a half, but Raisman has been battling something much worse.

    In an interview with “60 Minutes,” in addition to a book, “Fierce,” which will be released later in November, Raisman announced that she too had been sexually abused by the same team doctor who is facing other criminal charges for molesting countless young gymnasts.

    “I am angry,” she said. “I’m really upset because I care a lot, when I see these young girls Continue Reading

    New to the World of Drone Ownership? These 5 Tips Can Help

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    Drones are becoming more and more popular in the United States. By 2020, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) estimates that there will be at least seven million of them around the country. In 2015, almost 400,000 drones were given as gifts for the holidays. The industry has grown to more than $3.3 billion. If you have received one, you may be new to drone flying. There are some things you should know and do to make the drone flying experience better.

    1. Check with the FAA. If your drone weighs more than .55 ounces, before you head out for some fun drone flying, you will need to register your device with the government agency. In 2015, the FAA developed a system called the “Unmanned Aircraft Registration System.” It is pretty easy to finish your registration. You only need to register once, if Continue Reading

    How Can We Encourage Responsible Gun Ownership? The Right Concealed Carry Holster Can Help

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    What does it mean to be a responsible gun owner? First and foremost it means taking every possible precaution to keep both yourself and others safe from harm. This can be as elaborate as finding the right trigger holster for your particular model or as simple as double-checking the safety before you leave the house. There are multiple benefits to having a custom leather holster, due in no small part to the convenience it provides.

    New gun owners and experienced owners alike could learn a few things about buying the right holster. It all starts with a few questions!

    Did You Know?

    Dive into some common (and less common) knowledge about gun ownership in America before you start looking into a custom leather gun holster to complete your set-up. A recent survey conducted ea Continue Reading

    Planning and Executing a Corporate Event the Right Way for Maximum Impact

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    Having to arrange any kind of an event is not an easy task by any means. There are a number of important variables that you need to consider at all times, and if the event is a corporate event with high stakes, it can become all the more difficult. For any event to be successful, a number of important things need to come together and work seamlessly. Paying attention to these variables can be the key to success when it comes to organizing events that are memorable, serve their purpose admirably, and leave a lasting impression on the people who attend it.

    Events can be of many kinds. Social events are often nature entirely different from corporate events, and you cannot have the same set of plans for both categories. Businesses of Continue Reading

    Why You Need a Barbecue Pit Trailer

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    The United States is a land of diversity and is a melting pot of so many different cultures. For many people, this is what makes America the greatest country on the planet. The fact that this country has so many different types of people all living in harmony and happiness.

    This allows for the people of the United States to partake in many different types of food. Food from cultures across the world come to America for the consumers to eat and to enjoy and thus so many people love to eat, talk, and even blog about food. However, there is one type of cooking that seems to be very strong in the United States, especially in certain barbecue hotbeds across the nation.

    That is right, there is no question that people absolutely love to barbecue in the United States. This is one of the most popular forms Continue Reading

    Do You Need a Conference Meeting Space for Your Nonprofit Organization?

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    Are you looking for a conference meeting space? If you’re planning to host a series of fundraising events for a local school or nonprofit organization, you want to be sure to have enough space for your attendees and all of the activities you may have planned.

    You may be aware that the third largest workforce in the United States is the nonprofit sector. In 2013, for example, there were over 1.4 million nonprofit organizations registered in this country. All of these organizations combined employed more than ten percent of America’s workforce.

    In some way, many people in the United States are involved with charitable and nonprofit organizations. A recent Bank of America study s Continue Reading

    The Perks to Trying Exotic Hunting

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    Are you a hunting enthusiast? Are you tired of hunting the same animals year in, year out? You should visit a hunting ranch that offers exotic hunts, such as a hog hunt, wild boar hunt, or an Aoudad hunt! These hunts are a group activity, so deals on corporate hunts are often available, as well as group rates, if you want to go with a group of friends or family. You’ll be given guidelines for the ranch, sign a release form, and receive advice on movement and shot placement to minimize tracking time on your hunt. Many lodges or ranches have plenty of amenities as well, and it can be a great way to meet fellow hunters, compare techniques, and do a little bragging. In some cases, professional hunting guides may also travel with a hunting party to streamline the day.

    Why a Hog Hunt? < Continue Reading

    Victor Robles Likely to Make Playoff Roster

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    There are currently 100 countries that are part of the International Baseball Federation. Many baseball fans in America are preparing for the upcoming playoff games. These games will determine which two teams end up playing in the yearly World Series. The New York Yankees currently hold the most World Series victories with 27 wins. Many fans look to have their own custom Yankees jerseys due to this team’s extreme popularity. It’s easy to forget that the MLB’s youngest player is on the Washington Nationals and his name is Victor Robles.

    It appears that the coaching team of the Nationals is strongly considering placing Robles in the upcoming postseason games. What makes the story of Robles more amazing is that he wasn’t supposed to be in the major leagues, at least not this year. Robles was Continue Reading

    What to Know About Wakeboarding Versus Wakesurfing

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    If you live or vacation near the water, you’ve probably seen people go flying by “surfing” while attached to a boat. Wakeboarding and wakesurfing has become increasingly popular in recent years — indeed, in 2015, over three million people wakeboarded in just the United States alone. And given that almost 13 million households have a boat in their possession, that number stands to increase. If you’re just getting into wakeboarding or wakesurfing, you probably are looking for wakesurfing or wakeboarding tips. You may wonder, for example, why a bigger wake is better or how to create a bigger wake in the first place. Practice does make perfect, so the ulti Continue Reading

    When Was the Last Time That You Went Hunting with Family or Friends?

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    When you were young, you really did not know what a pheasant hunt was.
    From you, the event was all about getting up very early and making the 90 minute drive to your grandmother’s. You and your sister simply crawled in the back seat of whatever car, van, or pickup was being used for the trip. You fell asleep, and your dad and one or two of his friends visited quietly. Once you arrived at Grandma’s house, the pheasant hunt morning meant fried eggs, bacon, Swede pancakes, and homemade syrup. You liked the thin, crepe-like pancakes with just a small amount of butter and then two to three tablespoons of syrup. Although Grandma always made sure that the pheasant hunters were fed first before Continue Reading

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