There are few celebrations that Americans look forward to, more than Super Bowl Sunday. And while the love for the game is an obvious reason, there is another equally important element - The food! For believe it or not, Super Bowl Sunday is not just the most popular television event of the year, but also the second largest day for food consumption, after Thanksgiving!
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Super Bowl Sunday means different things to different people - For some it's the thrill of the game, while for others it's a chance to see some fun commercials and maybe, their favorite star at the half-time show. Then there are those that simply view the day as an excuse to have a party and gorge on junk food.
We have heard of artists becoming famous after launching themselves on YouTube, but a whole new sport being born off a video? That has to be a first. However that apparently is how 'Bubble Football', a combination of soccer and zorbing (a sport that involves rolling downhill whilst encased in an orb), has gained popularity not just in its birth country of Norway, but also, all across Europe.
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Stolen into Slavery is the powerful, true story of Solomon Northup, a free black man from New York who was kidnapped and sold into bondage where he worked for 12 years as a slave. Now an Oscar-winning film, Stolen into Slavery is an adaptation of Northup’s autobiography for younger readers. National Geographic has created a 12 page discussion guide for talking to young readers about this book.
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Today Is Super Bowl or should we say 'Super Baugh' Sunday - America's biggest game day. While all football finals are highly anticipated, this one is even more so, because for the first time in the history of the NFL, the coaches of the two opposing teams - The San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens - are brothers!. This means more viewers, more parties and of course, more noshing!
Super Bowl, the Grande finale of the American National Football League season that pits the winner of the American Football Conference (AFC) against the winner of the National Football Conference (NFC), is the biggest sporting event in the country. The game that takes place annually on the first Sunday of February, draws in excess of over 110 million television viewers from not just the US, but also, many other parts of the world. This year's event is expected to be even more exciting because for the first time in the game's history the coaches of the competing teams, John Harbaugh and Jim Harbaugh, also happen to be brothers!
On December 2, 2010, FIFA president Sepp Blatter stunned the world with the announcement of the 2018 and 2022 World Cup Hosts - Russia and Qatar.
A Texas eight-grader and his football coach are making the headlines this week, for pulling off what will probably go down as one of the most amazing and hilarious tricks in the game's history.
While good football players win sports scholarships frequently, it is extremely rare to find one that wins an academic scholarship. But then Florida State Safety, Myron Rolles has always been extraordinary.