This list was first published in 2008. Seems a good time to revisit it. A good Mascot is a symbol of the spirit of the Olympics in general; while, at the same time, teaching the world something about the country where the event is taking place. I also feel that mascots should exude a positive [...]
When you think about basketball players, you probably think of a taller-than-average man who is strong, fast, and able to make a slam dunk with no problem. However, this isn’t always so. Even though the average height in basketball is about 6’7, there have been players and the past, and even in today’s world, that [...]
Congratulations to our Bryan Johnson, 1st place winner in our Top 10 List Writing Contest. Let me paint a picture for you. It is the biggest game of the year and it’s your team against theirs. Which team will be more prepared, better coached, and mentally ready for the challenge ahead? Whose team worked harder in [...]
Since the beginning of time sports and competition have been a foundation in all societies. From the Roman gladiators to the modern day sports heroes one thing is constant. Children and adults alike look up to these men and woman. With the epidemic of steroids, human growth hormone, and performance enhancing drugs in sports the [...]
One of the things that sets humans apart from other mammals is our sense of competition. In fact, we’re so born and bred to compete, that we’ve started coming up with the strangest events. Enjoy this list of the top 10 strangest competitions. 10. Wife Carrying For whatever reason, the Finnish decided to invent a [...]
1. Gabe Kaplan Comedian, actor, TV-host and professional poker player. Started playing poker professionally in the late Seventies and have over $1.3 in tournament earnings. He is also the host of the popular TV-show “High-stakes poker”.
With so many amazing movies out there, it is hard to come up with 10 that we think are the most inspirational. In some ways, we agree with AFI’s Top Inspirational Movies, but we added a few of our own. If you’re curious, we used a rating system based on the five major components of [...]
Every four years, the world comes together to watch athletes compete in either summer or winter sports competitions. Many athletes aspire and dream about the Olympics, few make it. But for those few, they are the top of their sport and arguably some of the best athletes of all time. Over the last 29 Olympics, [...]