I hope, as negotiations continue to unfold between players’ unions and management, that those watching will connect what is happening in pro sports to what is happening across the country. As the economy contracts and profits shrink, there appears an organized and systematic attack against labor, whether the attack is against auto workers or basketball players. The size of the salary may be different but the principle is the same: everyone deserves to be paid a fair percentage of the profits that are made off our labor..
The conductor follows the solo pianist on stage, so we see the back of the pianist head for a few seconds and hear the applause. But then the conductor has to turn to the audience and bow, at which point the pianist vanishes. When the conductor turns round to the orchestra the pianist magically reappears.
In fact, a record number of runners around the world 550,637 people! finished marathons in 2014. (Not part of this stat yet? 2015’s the year! Check out10 Races Perfect for People Just Beginning Running.)The only bummer? Another of Running USA’s studies, this one specifically on trends in marathons, found that we are now slower than we were at races 30 years ago. The 2014 marathon averages of 4:19:27 for men and 4:44:19 for women are each more than 40 minutes slower than the averages for each group in 1980.Luckily, though, these numbers are mostly due to the influx of runners signing up for the long races.
In its current iteration “(Why We Like Things That Are Bad For Us” just posted March 19) the pyramid spells out what media is good and bad for you by placing them on six different levels. The aforementioned good stuff sits at the bottom, on the “Actualization” level; things like art and music and theater and reading. The bad media like, say, InfoWars (link intentionally not being provided) is in that tiny little point at the top, labeled “Info Toxic ation,” where lies and falsehoods live..
It took an extra three years, but Dallas finally got DeAndre Jordan and only on a one year deal, which was the best outcome for the Mavericks. And getting Luka Doncic in a draft night trade with the Atlanta Hawks gives Dallas the chance, along with Dennis Smith Jr., to build the bridge to the post Dirk Nowitzki Era. That’s a pretty darn good summer..
Babies crawling on the floor have a high risk of exposure to third hand smoke. Scientists have reported that toxins present in second hand and third hand smoke can cause very severe health complications in babies including sudden infant death. Some individuals such as asthmatic patients are very sensitive to second hand and third hand smoke..