Although organizing a basketball tournament can be a lot of work, it can really pay off for your local team or league literally. Tournaments are great fundraising opportunities because you can earn money from entry fees, concessions and merchandise. Whether you’re putting on an event in conjunction with a local parks and recreation department, a youth or adult league, a high school or college, these extra funds can help keep your group afloat financially and help players subsidize costs or travel expenses to other area tournaments.. There a nice paper by Philip Lane and Jay Shambaugh on financially weighted fx indexes that shows a prettyRead More →

Arrival and set up of the CricutIt’s finally here, my Cricut Create machine. It is so easy, nothing complicated in the setup. The designs I cut were beautiful and so intricate, right from the beginning. Rieter’s process required a new screw design with more shear and special cutting elements to chop the fibers, which don’t break readily like glass. The abaca mix also has much higher viscosity than glass filled thermoplastic, so to get more even fiber distribution and homogeneity, Rieter had to raise the processing temperature. However, abaca should not be heated above 400 F or the fibers may be damaged. Kira’s doctors recommendedRead More →

Echo SmartPens come in both 4GB and 8GB. I prefer the 8GB version due to the expanse of Apps that are available, the ability to store up to 128,000 pages of notes or nearly 800 hours of audio. If you prefer to transfer your files from the SmartPen daily you can. 1 point submitted 21 days agoMy dad quit watching a few years back. We always gather on Sunday, and we always watched races together. Even when we weren’t watching the race, it was always on in the background.Know what’s on in the background now? TNT. That’s all I’m going to say”) had been createdRead More →

For far too long I looked at my old Mac, wanting to be rid of it but not knowing what the heck to do with it. Here was my thought process. “Surely someone must want or need my precious old Mac. Humans also have Achilles tendons, long necks, large knee joints and a comparatively gigantic gluteus maxiumus. Though faster, animals without these features tend to overheat and tire over longer distances. Lieberman and Bramble believe that humans may have evolved specific distance running traits in order to chase faster prey past the point of exhaustion [source: Chen].. “Teachers do use blogs, they do use wikis,Read More →

The Chicago White Sox were the favorite to win the 1919 World Series, and intentionally losing that game forever earned them the infamous name the “Black Sox,” though the name initially referred to their often dirty uniforms coach Charles Comiskey had them washed infrequently to save a buck [source: Linder]. Armed with star pitchers “Lefty” Williams and Eddie Cicotte and baseball legend outfielder “Shoeless” Joe Jackson, it seemed impossible that Chicago could lose. But they did. My work is with the more poorer shrimp growers in SW Bangladesh and I have never ever seen anything as he described in his interview. I don know whereRead More →

Chase said. ” I love being an astronaut and doing what we just did,” Matt said. They both went home that night for the first time in a long time happy and content with what they had in life. Sparkle will be released in August. Continue reading this postFABLE FIGHT: Mirror Mirror vs. Wrath of the TitansIt’s a box office battle of mythic proportions this weekend as remixed fables and fairy tales go head to head. Hi, I sharing my Master Touch build i was working on for the past week or so. Works with the Styx Long Sword/Insect Glaive/Sword and Shield/Hammer/Lance/Switch Axe. 100% affinityRead More →

He also likes the progression of time that you can see through the changing helmets and uniforms. The piece is about 26 x 10, and Smith posted the finished product online this week, which you can see above. Some of the earlier images are below.. Since my digital camera does not take photos that fit easily into a standard photo size, both services automatically cropped off slivers of the photos to make them fit, and allowed me the option to adjust the crop. For most of my photos, this was not an issue, since this area wound up being a background anyway, but it wasRead More →

The succession of the Prophet was clearly outlined by him, what happened afterward was not a result of religious ambiguity. Islam is a victim of politics in a way in this case. It not the fault of religion, but rather its followers. There no equivalency. The Republican party at this point is a party of facism. The Democrats are not. Continue reading this postAccess to information: Does Canada need to be more open with data?TTC bus driver: Do you often see your local drivers texting?The Toronto Sun on Thursday published a picture sent by a reader of a TTC bus driver driving while texting onRead More →

Reporter: Nudie mag no more. How can that work? What will that look like? Here’s the cover girl. Have your parents seen this? No, but my dad was the first one to be like, you better Do “Playboy.” He wanted me to be in it. It’s not life threatening but it’s definitely not fun. I kind of wish I’d never been able to eat some of these things, instead of growing up loving them and now no longer being able to have a single bite. Restaurants are awkward and people just don’t understand that allergies exist. I tried Bikram Yoga for the first time almostRead More →

Employees 16 weeks of paid “family leave,” may be the smartest benefit yet. It isn’t the longest policy out there. But it appears to beamong the broadest, allowing not only new parents but any Deloitte employee with family caregiving responsibilities to dip into the generous perk.. The Lithuanians have allowed some bones and teeth from the recovered bodies to be brought to the UK for lead isotope testing. The earliest water we drink as children leaves an indelible fingerprint in our teeth and bones, which means that isotope testing can tell Dr Mike Richards the British pathologist involved in the analysis what part of EuropeRead More →