Death spirals and twizzles: A figure skating glossary

Death spirals and twizzles: A figure skating glossary
Benjamin Agosto and Tanith Belbin competed in the original dance during the 2008 U.S. Figure Skating Championships at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Matthew Stockman | Getty Images 2008 The U.S. Figure Skating Championships return to the Twin Cities …
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Figure Skating and Premed: an Unlikely Combo?
Gretchen Donlan loves a challenge—none more than being tossed into the air and spinning three times before coming down on the ice on a single skate blade. And doing it with the grace and agility of a butterfly landing on a leaf. A pairs figure skater at …
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All Your Figure Skating Questions, Answered
For most of us, figure skating is one of those things (sports? spectacles? irritants?) we keep stored in the meat locker of our minds, to be thawed every once in a while, like thoughts of death and prostate exams. And yet, when the Olympics roll around, we …
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Latest Fashion News

How 3-D Printing Is Revolutionizing the Fashion Industry
This year’s Met Gala theme, Manus x Machina: Fashion in the Age of Technology, captured the excitement over the future of hi-tech fashion. With new designs emerging regularly (from crystal dresses that can be controlled by remote controls or dresses that …
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AIFS Study Abroad Traveling Program; Fashion Marketing and Merchandising: Summer
Spend 8 nights in London, 5 nights in Paris, 4 nights in Milan and 6 nights in Florence. The itinerary is carefully planned to maximize time in each location, ensuring you strike the right balance between classroom learning, academic visits, sightseeing …
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RIHANNA AS MARIE ANTOINETTE ON THE COVER OF CR FASHION BOOK
In order to understand why Rihanna is the perfect cover star for our Fall/Winter issue, our ninth edition, you must understand the issue’s theme. CR 9 is entirely dedicated to one of history’s most controversial and misunderstood heroines: Marie Antoinette.
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Watch Wilco’s John Stirratt Talk Band Chemistry, Fave Bassists in New Video

Watch Wilco’s John Stirratt Talk Band Chemistry, Fave Bassists in New Video
Stirratt credits legendary session bassists such as Stax mainstay Donald “Duck” Dunn and country fixture Joe Osborn for helping him find his sound. He also discusses his reverence for classic Fender basses. “It really was the reason that rock & roll was …
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Early Buzz: Wealthy bassists, art vandals and more
Hey, everybody! I hope you’re having a happy and healthy week. Let’s kick off this Thursday with a few headlines: – First of all, check out my profile of Doctor Who’s Peter Capaldi. We hung out at the top of Rockefeller Center and even shot some video, in …
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List of 10 richest bassists in music revealed
The wealthiest bassists in music in 2014 have been revealed, featuring the less surprising likes of Paul McCartney, Roger Waters and Sting – but there are a few surprises in there. After the 12 highest paid DJs were revealed by Forbes earlier this week …
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French Muslims Ease Cultural Tensions With French-Halal Food

French Muslims Ease Cultural Tensions With French-Halal Food
On a recent evening, Les Enfants Terribles, a Paris restaurant that serves French cuisine cooked with halal meat, was brimming with customers. Like many French Muslims, Kamil Saidi, who owns the restaurant, says he was disgusted by the recent political …
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Five French Foods That Aren’t French
In honor of Bastille Day, many an American will be chowing down on greasy French fries tonight, using the excuse of “Hey, it’s French independence day” as an excuse to gorge on the tasty fried potatoes. But, damn, there are simply so many things wrong with …
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Comparing French and Italian Food
According to a very unscientific poll we did on Facebook, the winner for favorite European cuisine by a landslide was Italian. This may be due in part to its popularity in America – after all, entire aisles of supermarkets are dedicated to pasta and sauce.
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Latest Tennis News

Fruitport, Spring Lake girls tennis teams qualify for state finals
SPRING LAKE TWP. — After some shuffling of papers and number crunching, there was a buzz of excitement around the scorer’s table in between the tennis courts at Spring Lake High School on Thursday afternoon. The Spring Lake tennis team and head coach …
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Stevens standing second after day one
The Rapid City Stevens boys’ tennis team is off to a strong starting, winning 11 of 12 singles matches on Thursday to open the state tennis tournament in Sioux Falls. The Raiders, ranked second in the state, are in second after day one, with 370 points.
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Tigers’ Henry advances to state tennis tournament
Ethan Henry of Lee’s Summit qualified for the Class 2 boys tennis state singles tournament after winning a sectional match Wednesday at Hilltop Racket Club. Henry, a junior, went to state in doubles last season. Lee’s Summit junior Ethan Henry has made …
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Latest Healthcare News

The 5 Best Healthcare ETFs
With nearly 50 healthcare ETFs on the market, there isn’t a shortage of choices for fund investors. The best healthcare ETFs have managed to attract a lion’s share of the assets, and thus a disproportionate amount of daily trading volume. From Vanguard to …
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8 Examples of Brilliant Healthcare Marketing
Every now and then, a healthcare organization creates a stellar piece of content, launches a particularly clever social media campaign, or proves that they just get their target audience in a way that makes us fans of healthcare marketing just want to …
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Healthcare Blockchain Moves to Center Stage
Last year, we asserted that the groundwork for healthcare on the blockchain had already begun. In fact, we stated that blockchain would move from theory to practice in 2017. If the number of blockchain related conferences is any indicator, our prediction …
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Latest Music Festivals News

11 Awesome Asian Music Festivals to Attend in 2017
Until very recently there weren’t very many music festivals in the Far East beyond cultural events. However, over the last few years there has been a surge in large-scale music events – all with awe-inspiring production, international lineups and …
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2017 Country Music Festivals Guide
Country music festivals are as much a part of summer as the beach and baseball, but keeping track of them can be a chore. Taste of Country’s Country Music Festival guide actually begins in January with a fest that will remind you of summers past.
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Music Festivals: Peace, Love and a Business Battle
As music fans get ready to listen to Florence + the Machine, Paul McCartney and Alabama Shakes this weekend at Lollapalooza in Chicago, a turf war is heating up in the music-festival business. Lollapalooza, one of the oldest and most popular festivals, is …
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Seattle’s Next Hot Chefs 2017

Seattle’s Next Hot Chefs 2017
It’s quiet when Chris Hoey arrives for work. Maybe his boss is playing music, but otherwise there’s little to distract him—he doesn’t even get reliable cell service inside the Capitol Hill restaurant’s kitchen. Mornings start the same way: making …
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Chefs & Dive Bars: Brent Young on Pittsburgh’s Gooski’s
There may be no more perfect relationship than that of chefs and dive bars. For Brent Young, founder of Brooklyn shop The Meat Hook and culinary partner at Whitfield at the Ace Hotel Pittsburgh, the dive bar romance began in his twenties at Gooski …
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Acclaimed One Off Chefs Bringing California Cuisine to River North
Out with Tavernita, in with Pacific Standard Time. Ashok Selvam One Off Hospitality’s Terry Alexander collects coasters and that hobby—plus a trip to California—helped give Publican chef Cosmo Goss and Nico Osteria chef Erling Wu-Bower the new name …
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Dick, Kerr Ladies receive first blue plaque awarded to female soccer players

Dick, Kerr Ladies receive first blue plaque awarded to female soccer players
The Dick, Kerr Ladies soccer team, often called the “most successful” women’s team ever, was honored with the first blue plaque dedicated to female soccer players on Thursday. The team was founded at Preston’s Dick, Kerr & Co. munitions factory in …
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Leicester Minotaurs in historic second Premier League title…
West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea Chelsea will lift the Premier League title with a win. They would become English champions for a sixth time. Albion won three of the last five home matches with Chelsea. None of their 21 Premier League meetings have been …
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Unarrested development? England’s Under-20 World Cup boosted by club cooperation – The Guardian (blog)
Liverpool’s Sheyi Ojo in training with England Under-20s in South Korea. Photograph: Robert Cianflone – FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images England Sportblog Unarrested development? England’s Under-20 World Cup boosted by club cooperation Coach Paul Simpson …
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Latest Economics News

Reforming economics: Try the business school
Perhaps such an approach would be better suited to economics courses that are taught in business schools, where short courses in the subject are currently dominated by simplistic theory taken from survey textbooks rather than the intricacies of practical …
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What is Economics?
Economics can be confusing and finding a clear definition of economics can be a challenge. Most simply put, economics is the analysis of how people use the resources that are available to them. According to the American Economic Association, those …
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Economics at SMU
The Department of Economics at Southern Methodist University is highly ranked among economics departments in the United States and offers comprehensive coverage of the major fields in modern economics. In the latest (2006) study of 118 PhD granting …
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