Golf is a sport that slowly conquered the world. Its origins are very unclear and sports with similarities were played all over the world since ancient times. Although in United States, which is considered the country of golf, the number of active player is decreasing, worldwide the player’s community is in fact increasing very fast. The best example is China where in just 10 years more than 600 golf courses were opened and it’s expected that in just five years 1,400 new golf courses to be opened. (more…)
Archive for February, 2011
The electric cars are full electric propelled automobiles that use plug-in batteries as power source instead of fuel combustion as the classic cars do. The concept of electric automobile is not new, the first electric cars being used in the early 20th century. At that point the electric automobiles offered more comfort than the cars on gasoline but in short time the mass production and larger range of gasoline cars made them cheaper and more appealing to masses. (more…)
The golden times for dynasties are long gone but there are still some ruling dynasties. Most of them are ruling for centuries. Dynasties consist in nation leaders that are members of the same family.
The most important dynasties in recent European history include the Carolingians, the Capetians, the Habsburgs, the Stuarts, the Romanovs and the Hohenzollerns. Most European countries were ruled by monarchs until the end of 19th century. Now there are just few remaining dynasties in the world and most of them have reduced powers as most states have adopted parliamentary monarchy as form of gonvernment. (more…)
Created abut a century ago by German gymnast named Joseph Pilates, this method of workout focuses on control, concentration, precision and breathing. The method has known some addition over time, but the basics remain the same.
Pilates method aims to increase the control, flexibility and the strength of the whole body. Currently there are more than 30,000 Pilates trainers around the world and more than 12 million people practice this method of workout regularly. (more…)
Being a mom doesn’t mean that you lose your celebrity. For some already famous women the motherhood is another aspect that can even increase their celebrity. The top ten most famous moms list is full of actresses and singers that by becoming mothers gained even more popularity. Surprisingly, the most famous mom is not an actress or a singer, it’s a political figure.
Michelle Obama – the United States First Lady is mother of two girls, Malia, 11, and Sasha, 8. At the age of 47 she is considered among the best dressed women in America. (more…)