Can caffeine influence the sex of your baby?

There can be many reasons why a couple wants to choose the sex of their baby. There may be reasons related to the health potential of the newborn, depending on the gender, or they may wish to have a small family and only want a boy and a girl. Possibly, as in my case, you already have a tribe of […]

Toronto Maple Leafs – Working Up a Sweat!

The Maple Leafs team is relatively optimized, but that can be a good thing. Forwards on the ice include Nik Antropov, Jason Blake, Andrea Deveaux, Mikhail Grabovski, Niklas Hagman, Ryan Holloweg, Nikolai Kulemin, Brad May, Jamal Mayers, John Mitchell, Dominic Moor, Alexi Ponikarovsky, Matt Stajan, Lee Stempniak and Jeremy Williams. Defenders include Jeff Finger, Jonas Frogren, Tomas Kaberle, Pavel Kubina, […]

Common backgammon terminology

Ahh, the language of backgammon, it’s enough to make anyone turn and run. Are you new to the backgammon scene? Do you get that blank look when you hear the word Anchor? Are you completely confused when someone says that he has a joker? Do you stand there wondering exactly what a pip count is? Well, you’re not alone, backgammon […]

Jewels in Professional Sports

Have you ever wondered what kind of jewelry an athlete is allowed to wear on the field? Is a pitcher allowed to wear a men’s wedding ring on the mound? Or can a hockey player wear a necklace? Here’s a brief rundown of what professional athletes can wear in the four major sports. NHL Since most of a player’s body […]

Segregation in the salon industry

Is the hair industry segregated? Being the owner of a full-service, high-end multicultural salon, I am very familiar with this ideology. I have been in the industry for over twenty years and come from a family of cosmetologists and barbers. My family owned a small barber shop, which made me want to one day own a beauty salon; a full […]

A profile of Johnny Miller

We all know from his television commentary on NBC that Johnny Miller can talk for talking’s sake, but for a while in the mid-1970s he walked too, probably better than anyone else who’s ever stepped foot in a field. Golf. Everyone he raced against, and that included Nicklaus, Watson, Weiskopf and Treviño, knew that if Miller got hot, he was […]

MLB baseball history

No one knows for sure where exactly baseball originated. However, most baseball fans will agree that the sport is based on the English game of rounders. In the United States, baseball became popular in the early 1800s, originally known as townball. At a later date, the sport was renamed baseball. Throughout this time period, smaller communities formed teams, while larger […]