2018 World Cup Matches Worth Missing Work For

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By Patrick Pierce

It’s finally here, and we couldn’t be anymore excited. The World Cup is ready for kick off, but for most of us working our daily nine to five, we’re going to miss the first game between Russia and Saudi Arabia, with the Opening Ceremony set to start at 3.30pm.

But the opener isn’t the only game that will see us stuck in the office. There are a number of fixtures that will kick off mid-afternoon, and some real crackers too.

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Animal Instagram Accounts: Better than All Other Social Media Combined

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Every time I say this to people I expect them to look at me like I’m a complete nut bar and totally disagree, but instead they verify my thesis: Animal Instagram accounts are by far the best types of social media accounts going these days. I would take it a step farther, and say that animal Instagram accounts are better than all types of social media profiles combined!

How did we get here? Well, you can read up the rest of our series on the ills of social media at the following links- Facebook, Twitter, smart phone addiction, Twitter, social media adversely affecting Generation X disproportionately.

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Why Twitter is Just Awful Now and What Could Be Done About It

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As Monty Burns said about labor negotiations in his time versus during his grandfather’s era- “Oh, it didn’t use to be like this. No, it didn’t use to be like this at all.” Twitter, without a doubt, was the most fun social media platform once upon a time, but that time has long passed.

At some point in 2016 it peaked, then went downhill, and seems to get worse every single time you login these days. Let’s take a look at what’s gone wrong with Twitter, and then later propose some ideas about what could be done about it.

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Reasons You Should Begin Playing Paintball

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By John O’Leary

There are plenty of fun activities that you can enjoy during your spare time. Just remember that some activities are better than others. If you choose the right activity, you’ll have a blast and you’ll be able to spend a significant amount of time with your friends. This is where paintball enters the picture. Paintball is undoubtedly one of the most fun activities in the world. If you’re not playing it, you should start immediately. Why? You’ll find out in the guide below.

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Why is PureVPN the Best for FIFA World Cup Streaming?

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The Blessings of Cord-Cutting

By Osama Khan

Those who understand the concept of cord-cutting also realize the importance of a VPN. Cord cutting has been around for a while now. Before that, people were dependent on their cable TV service to watch their favorite sports and entertainment content.

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WORST (or BEST) of the Indianapolis 500 Infield People Watching

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The Indianapolis 500 is the world’s highest attended single day event. Its total capacity is approximately 400,000 with about 125,000 located in the cheapest and most “festive” seats of the infield.

All newbies marvel at the sheer size of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway upon entering it the first time. The modern day answer to Circus Maximus is large enough to hypothetically house the Vatican, Churchill Downs, Yankee Stadium and the Rose Bowl all at the same time.

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Indy 500, Little 500, Broadripple: Bawdy Tales of Indianapolis Racing Weekend Hijinks

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A decade ago, I attended my first Indy 500, and it was in the infield.

My people watching that day became an essay which is among the site’s most popular posts of all time. A decade later, I returned to the Greatest Spectacle in Racing, ready once again to regale you with tales of auto racing’s zaniest fans, on racing’s biggest weekend.

This time we added two more settings- the Little 500 in Anderson (about an hour from the speedway) and Broadripple, the neighborhood boasting the hippest nightlife in all of nap town.

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As eSports Takes Off, eSports Media Coverage Also Booming

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eSports are taking off like a rocket ship, and with it so are ancillary gaming industry businesses. These action packed eSports encounters have a high spectator value and drive a huge amount of curious fans and gamers from all around the world to watch the events unfold.

 We’re talking about millions of eSports interested fans. This activity is a gold mine for advertisers who are willing to buy prime estate for ads in order to get the right exposure to their brands. Thus, a whole lot of money is pouring into this field. 

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Why is there so much money in the competitive eSports scene?

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By Bill Burke

It shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone that there is a serious amount of money in the competitive E-Sports scene today. What might however be much less known to people is what the cash-pumping channels that are filling the scene with money actually are. Therefore we have written an article taking a closer look at this!

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Gear Up & Game On!

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By James Connolly

There are so many factors that go into professional sport, the main aspect being the immense training each person puts themselves through. But you can also contribute some small part of their performance to the gear they wear and use every day.

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Will F3 Turned WRC-2 Japan Racer Takamoto Katsuta be a Spectacle in WRC 2018?

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World Rally Championship, aka WRC, is a rallying event that keeps motorsports fans thrilled almost all year long. The championship sets off by the end of January and concludes in November.

The main championship is supported by 3 different rallies: WRC-2, WRC-3 and Junior WRC. The difference between the events is that each event follows a different set of standards or rules. For instance, the WRC-2 follows the Super 2000, N4, R5 rules. Moreover, the WRC-2 event is restricted to only the production-based cars.

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Jose Mourinho to do World Cup Analysis for Kremlin Funded TV Channel

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho announced a new television gig today, and it’s certainly going to raise some eyebrows. Mourinho will be doing 2018 World Cup analysis/punditry, just like so many other managers who will have the summer off, but it’s for no ordinary employer.

Mourinho will be working for RT, a television network funded by the Kremlin, which has been labeled a foreign agent by the United States Federal government. Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, claim the findings of 17 top U.S. National intelligence agencies. RT is one of the media entities that has been caught up in the election interference mess, having now been labeled as a “foreign agent” by the U.S. government, and also dropped by some United States cable providers.

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