Why Roller Derby is the Official Sport of Feminism (Interview)

Why Roller Derby is the Official Sport of Feminism (Interview)
Roller derbying has been around since about the 1930s, although not in the same modern, empowering context. In the early 2000s, a women’s derby team started up in Austin, Texas called the Texas Rollergirls. Now, according to the Women’s Flat Track …
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Roller derby league slamming into Graham County
Local roller skating enthusiasts Kara Larson and Brooke Ells are forming a women’s roller derby league in Safford. The first team is called the Bombshell Boomerangs, and they are looking for additional members who can skate and have no problem with …
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Tuscaloosa’s Druid City Dames to host first home roller derby bout Saturday
On Saturday, the Druid City Dames roller derby team will host its first-ever home bout in Tuscaloosa. The bout against the Fayetteville, Georgia Southern Harm Derby Dames will be held at Super Skate, located at 5900 McFarland Blvd East. Doors will open to …
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Personalized medicine vs precision medicine

Personalized medicine vs precision medicine
For our website, we have chosen the term “precision medicine” rather than “personalized medicine”. A recent News article in Nature Medicine reinforces this concept (see here). I have had many of my non-genetic physician colleagues comment to me …
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Alternative Medicine
Whether acupuncture can really help treat certain health conditions is controversial, and now two new studies on the ancient practice have reached mixed conclusions. Non-drug approaches that work best at relieving cancer-related fatigue may differ during …
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Best Colleges of Veterinary Medicine
In honor of U.S. News and World Report’s “2016 Best Graduate School Rankings” Veterinary Practice News decided to do its own survey on the best colleges to study veterinary medicine. VPN decided to ask and learn more about the survey’s best …
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Aaralyn + Izzy of Murp Critique Female Extreme Metal Vocalists [Exclusive Video]

Aaralyn + Izzy of Murp Critique Female Extreme Metal Vocalists [Exclusive Video]
Women have become an increasingly influential breath of fresh air within the metal community. As female musicians gain greater prevalence, they influence the next generation of metalheads, two of which are vocalist Aaralyn and drummer Izzy from the …
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So um, apparently Madonna called Whitney Houston and Sharon Stone mediocre in a letter.
Yes, Madonna is the best selling female recording artist (And touring too … Whitney got respect from what she does because she is a singer singer but madonna felt that as she had to work 1000x harder than Whitney to get the same respect that Whitney …
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Powerhouse female vocalists of K-Pop
You know dem powerhouse vocalists, the divas of the K-Pop sphere, who can belt out any song and any note, no matter how high or low, with ease to deliver a punch with every performance! Usually characterized by slightly husky vocals and rich depth …
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Latest Seafood News

Certified Steak & Seafood Review & Giveaway
Disclaimer: Products are provided to Steamy Kitchen for a thorough, honest review. We do not receive payment for reviews. Each review takes 5-10 hours of hands-on testing, writing and editing. Last weekend, I had my parents and my brother over for a steak …
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Crab Salad (Seafood Salad)
A Crab Salad Sandwich was one of my favorites I used to order as a kid in sandwich stores. We would go to Subway and I was always so excited to get it that one day my mom went to the grocery store, found it in the seafood department and excitedly came home …
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Seafood Salad
I called my daddy last week and told him I needed some help with a project. I needed some “background boards” to use when taking food photos. I have no idea what the professional term for such things is but it’s a wooden platform you can set your …
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Winter Olympics: Downhill forecast

Winter Olympics: Downhill forecast
Skiers, snowboarders and other athletes got a bit of a shock when they arrived in Sochi, Russia, for the 22nd Olympic Winter Games. On the way into town from the airport, competitors passed rows of palm trees that thrive in the breezes blowing off the …
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Rio 2016 Olympics: Just how Great were Britain?
Great Britain smashed their medal target for the 2016 Olympics, achieved a succession of notable ‘firsts’ and caused a major stir by finishing second in the table, above global powerhouse China. Of the 366 athletes that went to the Rio Games for Team GB …
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A Seattle Olympics?
Seattle’s interest in being a world-class city springs eternal, and in the wake of the 50th anniversary of Seattle’s Century 21 World’s Fair some civic boosters have wondered if Seattle can regain the mojo of the Mad Men era. While another world’s fair …
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Latest Antiquing News

Antiquing: A family affair at Mom and Me Antiques
When antique-shoppers step into Mom and Me Antiques in South Boston, it’s almost like stepping into grandpa and grandma’s home. The antique shop, located at 4059 East Hyco Road, was once the bustling home of Cindi Cole Smith’s grandparents, George …
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Treasured Texas Hill Country Antiquing Tour Stops
The Texas Hill Country offers the unique opportunity to source antiques in a trail-like fashion, providing an area saturated with vintage finds, shabby chic choices, and exclusive items that antiquing dreams are made of. Small towns offer some of the best …
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Midwest antiquing trip restores the soul
If you are off on a refreshing road trip this spring antiquing in the Midwest, some interesting destinations are a must. Out on the road, one’s senses come alive with the hunt and anticipation of what’s around the corner and at each and every antique …
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Classic Rockers Dominate ‘Richest Bassists’ List

Classic Rockers Dominate ‘Richest Bassists’ List
They hold down the low end, but many of them are living the high life. A new list compiles the Top 10 Richest Bassists in the World, and there are many of our favorites among them. This countdown can be found over at a website fittingly called the Richest.
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Science Proves Bassists Are The Most Important Part Of A Band
How many bass player jokes have you heard (or made) in your lifetime? For the general population, I guess, bass players tend to fade into the background. I mean, it’s gotta be hard to compete with that attractive, energetic singer/guitar player standing …
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The 10 Greatest Rock Bassists of All Time
Last week, Neph Basedow wrote her list of the 11 greatest female rock bass players and she took a little heat for it, including some from me. But, she also got a lot right. At the very least, she highlighted the most under-appreciated musician in rock …
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Badlands Bar-B-Que in Norco does barbecue right

Badlands Bar-B-Que in Norco does barbecue right
Address: 120 Hidden Valley Parkway, Suite D, Norco. Info: 951-735-OINK (6465). Cuisine: Barbecue Ambiance: Casual, Western-style restaurant. Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday and Sunday, until 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Closed Monday. Prices: $ 6 …
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Dinosaur Bar-B-Que to debut at Ralph Wilson Stadium in 2015
Orchard Park, N.Y. — Add Ralph Wilson Stadium to the list of places to get Dinosaur Bar-B-Que. The popular barbecue restaurant which opened a location in Syracuse back in 1988 and arrived in Buffalo in 2014, has been named the official barbecue of the …
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Houston’s Rodeo season kicks off with annual World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest
Houston, get ready for the rodeo season. The annual World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest kicked off Thursday with more than 250 teams, led by barbecue aficionados, compete in the cookoff competition. Each of the 250 teams has their own team tents, which …
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Beach volleyball pros embrace revamped Manhattan Beach Open

Beach volleyball pros embrace revamped Manhattan Beach Open
Sean Scott loves this year’s reincarnated version of the Manhattan Beach Open. But the pro beach volleyball player wanted to prove he’s not alone in that opinion, so he asked a random nearby player for his two cents. Eyal Zimet, who has played in 58 pro …
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Steady start made by defending champions at FIVB Beach Under-21 World Championships
Brazil’s Eduarda Santos Lisboa and Ana Patricia Silva Ramos started their International Volleyball Federation Under-21 Beach World Championships title defence successfully in Nanjing today. They claimed two victories on the sand in the purposed-built …
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Beach Volleyball 2017 Vfx Breakdown
Immortal Arts – This is a short clip showing the VFX made for beach volleyball world championship 2017 in vienna. Beach Volleyball 2017 Vfx Breakdown, Beach Volleyball 2017 VFX, VFX, Breakdown Beach Volleyball, Beach Volleyball Animation, Beach …
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Video game nation: Why so many play

Video game nation: Why so many play
Gliding through the sky, long neck undulating, great, ridged wings beating, the dragon looks … beautiful. Until it lands. Thumbs working the controller, Matt Fries, a freshman at American University in Washington, D.C., throws fireballs at it with both …
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2016 Video Game Statistics & Trends Who’s Playing What & Why
155 million Americans play games regularly (This means 3 or more hours per weeks). 4 out of 5 households own a video game console. The average age of gamers is 35. The average number of years gamers have been playing games is 13. That’s the same amount …
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Video Games Can Help Boost Social, Memory & Cognitive Skills
A new review on the positive effects of playing video games finds that the interaction may boost children’s learning, health and social skills. The American Psychological Association (APA) study comes out as debate continues among psychologists and other …
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