Meet Kama, Hawaii’s surfing pig

Meet Kama, Hawaii’s surfing pig
Sometimes someone just walks into your life. Kai Holt, of Hawaii Kai, says he was camping with his family at Bellows Beach a few months ago when a little piglet walked into his cabana. Well, that little piggy went to the right cabana. Holt named the pig …
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Choppy waters, smooth surfing
A participant in They Will Surf Again gets ready to hit the water with help from USC physical therapy students. (Photo/Sean Limahelu) It was a gloomy and windy Saturday for the annual They Will Surf Again event in Malibu. Despite the chill in the air …
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Top 5 Best Wetsuits for Surfing 2017
Loving Heavy? Follow us on Facebook! If you’re just getting into surfing, or are buying your first wetsuit, there’s a lot to consider. Some of the essentials include finding a suit that fits properly and that offers the right balance of protection …


Trump: I don’t want celebrities at the inauguration

Trump: I don’t want celebrities at the inauguration
President-elect Donald Trump claims he doesn’t want celebrities at his inauguration, tweeting Thursday night that he wants “the people” to attend the event instead. “The so-called “A” list celebrities are all wanting tixs to the inauguration, but …
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Celebrities You Probably Didn’t Know Are Republicans
If you’re a celebrity, odds are that you are a rank-and-file Democrat. Rumor is that you haven’t earned your “Official Member of Hollywood Elite” card until you’ve been invited to one of George Clooney‘s Democratic fundraisers. But there are a …
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Celebrities React to Brussels Terrorist Attacks
It has been reported that ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks in Brussels. According to an ISIS-affiliated website, ISIS “carried out a series of bombings with explosive belts and devices” in “the Belgian capital Brussels, a country …
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Iran still gaga over pop diva Googoosh

Iran still gaga over pop diva Googoosh
TEHRAN (Reuters) — Word that Iran’s pop diva Googoosh will break 21 years of silence to perform abroad this month has electrified her legions of home-grown fans, many too young to know anything but her ubiquitous boot-leg recordings. For two decades the …
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Selena Gomez, From Disney Darling To Sexy Pop Diva: Celebrity Style Evolution
Selena Gomez is a star who literally grew up right in front of our eyes. The tiny Texan first made her debut appearing as Gianna in “Barney & Friends” alongside Demi Lovato in 2002 before landing cameo roles in films such as “Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over” and …
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Pop Charts: Diva Deluge as Barbra, Britney, Celine and (Still) Adele Surround Frank Ocean
Frank Ocean’s odd release of “Blonde” isn’t the chart buster it might have been. The Divas are right on top of him. Barbra Streisand, Britney Spears, Celine Dion and as ever, Adele, are taking up the rest of the charts. Because “Blonde” doesn …
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Is Tomato the New Tuna? Vegan Sushi Is on the Rise

Is Tomato the New Tuna? Vegan Sushi Is on the Rise
Something’s fishy about James Corwell’s sushi. Actually, it’s not fishy at all. It’s tomato sushi. Chef Corwell has developed a totally tuna-free, tasty sushi option that’s plant-based rather than made with fish. And we’re not talking avocado cucumber …
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International Sushi Day: Top sushi restaurants in D.C. area
Who says you can\’t have sushi on St. Patrick\’s Day? This Bethesda restaurant is combining the best of both worlds with a St. Patrick\’s Heineken Affair that includes two-for-one saki, specialty drinks and happy hour prices all night. Click here for more …
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This Guy Accidentally Bought ,100 Worth Of Sushi, Let His Mistake Make You A Smarter Diner
And it’s literally about sushi. First of all, props to Vice contributor Chris Galletta for owning his idiocy. Second of all, man is this guy an idiot (even years later). Here’s how he opens his story for Vice, which took place when McKellen and Stewart …
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IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway rained out to Monday

IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway rained out to Monday
LONG POND — Pocono Raceway simply cannot catch a break with the weather. Both of the track’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races this year were rained out and held the next day. Now, its Verizon IndyCar Series event has suffered the same fate. Sunday’s …
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Tagged: IndyCar Racing
INDIANAPOLIS — Ruled out of racing indefinitely, IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe thanked the “heroes” who helped him after his frightening crash at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and his doctor said Monday that the accident had left the popular Canadian in …
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INDYCAR Adds Louisiana Race
Avondale, Louisiana — INDYCAR announced today the addition of NOLA Motorsports Park and the Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana to the Verizon IndyCar Series schedule in 2015. The event will be held April 10-12 and organized by Andretti Sports Marketing on a …
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Latest Star Gazing News

Celestial-inspired meals bring the universe to the table
Celestial-inspired meals bring the universe to the table Featuring premier stargazing experiences, restaurants in prime constellation-viewing locations now offer celestial-inspired dinners with on-site astronomers, telescopes — and even glow-in-the-dark …
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Stargazing event begins Friday
GRANTSVILLE — Calhoun County isn’t afraid of the dark. In fact, local officials are embracing it as a tool for economic development. Without the bright lights of an urban setting, Calhoun Park off West Virginia 16 outside of Grantsville has one of the …
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Meteor shower is perfect stargazing opportunity for campers
An upcoming meteor shower is the perfect opportunity for campers to kick back, roast some s’mores and stargaze. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources invites visitors and campers to catch a view of the Perseid meteor shower during “Meteors & S …
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Latest Bluegrass News

7 Easy Bluegrass Songs on Guitar
Even beginners can start playing a little bluegrass guitar. Music teacher Matthew K. shares a selection of his favorite easy bluegrass guitar songs… When I first listened to bluegrass music, I knew I had to learn the guitar parts. They are very …

Bluegrass stars shine
A country music legend will headline the 20th anniversary of the Milan Bluegrass Festival. Gene Watson will play Saturday. “When we began thinking about the longevity and history of our festival, it made perfect sense to bring Gene Watson in as our …
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This Bluegrass ‘Rocketman’ Cover by Iron Horse Is Awesome (Video)
There are some space songs that we never outgrow. And yes Elton John’s “Rocketman” is one of them. Now you can hear (and see) a spectacular bluegrass take on the classic by Iron Horse, a bluegrass band based in Killen, Alabama. The band posted its version …
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A vegan diet may help with diabetes pain

A vegan diet may help with diabetes pain
(Reuters Health) – A low-fat vegan diet may help people with type 2 diabetes reduce physical pain related to the condition, suggests a small new study. “This new study gives a ray of hope for a condition where there are no other good treatments,” said …
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The Pegan diet: When paleo met vegan
Kristin Kirkpatrick, a registered dietician at The Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute, says, “Some of the problems with paleo and vegan diets are that they are difficult to follow.” For instance, people trying to go paleo tend to miss their grains, while …
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Pros and cons of a vegan diet
Vegan diets, once considered extreme, are becoming more mainstream, but the jury is out on health benefits, says Sharon Ní Chonchuir. BILL Clinton claimed a vegan diet helped him treat his heart disease. Beyoncé and Jay-Z were so taken with their vegan …
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Olympic Channel General Manager Mark Parkman looks back at a successful year

Olympic Channel General Manager Mark Parkman looks back at a successful year
Recruited to lead the International Olympic Committee’s start-up multimedia platform in August 2015, Mark Parkman developed a strategic plan of implementation which, 11 months later, culminated in the launch of the Olympic Channel following the Closing …

Teaching Video – Multimedia Workshop
This video allows teachers to lead a workshop on short exposure photography techniques. A fun and participative way to teach pupils about images whilst discovering a particular aspect of the Olympic Games. The first part presents the historical and …

Prevention of competition manipulation
The IOC’s ultimate goal is to protect clean athletes. We are therefore actively committed to fighting all forms of cheating in sport. The manipulation of sports competitions has become an area of great concern in recent years. Such corruption threatens …


Guyana Oil and Gas Exploration Potential

Guyana Oil and Gas Exploration Potential
The first time I landed in Georgetown, Guyana, nearly a decade ago, the impoverished former British colony was grappling with limited economic fortunes. Covered by lush, trackless forests, and rich in bauxite and gold, Guyana was ironically one of the …

Mass Effect Andromeda Exploration Detailed In New Video
A new Mass Effect Andromeda exploration video has shown off the exploration systems that players are going to be working with as they explore the Heleus Cluster in BioWare’s upcoming Mass Effect game. The video includes mining, spaceflight, exploration …
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Turtle Bay Exploration Park in Northern California
The mission of the Turtle Bay Exploration Park is to inspire wonder, curiosity, exploration, and appreciation of the environment and the world around us. The Park’s vision is to be an inviting and vibrant gathering place for the community to engage with …