Enjoying The Perks Of A Lockdown-Free World

At this point, you’re probably very tired of hearing about Covid-19. This has been on just about everyone’s minds for the last couple of years, and it has caused a lot of disruption to most people’s lives. Of course, though, many countries are finally escaping the clutches of this virus, and life is starting to get back to normal again. But how exactly can you take advantage of this? This article will be exploring some of the perks of a lockdown-free world to give you an idea of how to make the most of your life as restrictions are eased.

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Mason Mount and Declan Rice Play Hoops on a Luxury Yacht (Video)

We’ve reached that point of the football calendar where there just isn’t much to talk about, outside of transfer rumors. Unfortunately, it’s been a very dull transfer window so far, and with preseason friendlies being, well, preseason friendlies and all the major summer international tournaments over, it’s time to take a look at what the major individual footballers are doing while on holiday.

Everyone needs an offseason to recharge and relax, even the most fit human beings on the planet, so let’s take a look at what they’ve been up to summer vacation.

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Sancho, Rashford and Pogba Hang Out with Rappers on Holiday

We’ve reached that point of the football calendar where there just isn’t much to talk about, outside of transfer rumors. Unfortunately, it’s been a very dull transfer window so far, and with preseason friendlies being, well, preseason friendlies and all the major summer international tournaments over, it’s time to take a look at what the major individual footballers are doing while on holiday.

Everyone needs an offseason to recharge and relax, even the most fit human beings on the planet, so let’s take a look at what they’ve been up to summer vacation.

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Fun Outdoor Activities You Have To Try Out At Least Once

Do you love outdoor sports activities? Spending some time outdoors has proven to be mentally and physically beneficial to your health, especially for older people. So, it’s always a good idea to plan regular outdoor activities to improve your health and general well being.

Fun outdoor activities can help to improve mood, activate dormant body cells, give you energy and even help you to get a good night’s sleep – and the best part is that they can be enjoyed all year round.

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4 Reasons Why Fishing is a Sport

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There have been endless debates on whether fishing is a sport or a hobby. Even if you are a committed fishing enthusiast, you may have this question at times. Unfortunately, mainstream media never presents fishing as physically stimulating but as a retirement hobby.

In most cases, older retired men are the faces of fishing fanatics. However, some millennials enjoy coming together to catch fish in a pond or lake. The shroud of tiredness and fatigue associated with fishing couldn’t be further from the truth.

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6 Tips On What To Expect When Flying On A Charter Flight

Flying first-class used to imply that you were living in the lap of luxury. You had plenty of legroom, a flight attendant who brought cold beverages and hot towels, and you got to board before the coach passengers. However, this is no longer the case. Flying first class is no longer as glamorous as it once was. As a result, charter flights are in high demand. 

A charter flight is an unscheduled flight that is not part of an airline’s regular schedule. A charter flight allows you to rent the entire plane and choose your own departure/arrival locations and times. Charter flights come in a variety of shapes and sizes.  [Read more…]

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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Three Most Iconic Stadiums of Australia

The legendary Melbourne Cricket Ground, historic Waca Stadium, and other sports arenas have become venues that have played a major role in building Australian national pride. The passion for cricket, tennis, Australian football, rugby, and football is something that makes Australians special. It is no wonder that every resident of Australia has been to a sports arena at least once.

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Outdoor Adventures That Are Worth Trying Out This Summer

Everything is slowly easing back to the “new normal.” Things are going back as it was, borders are opening and traveling is gradually allowed again worldwide. It is a perfect time since it’s almost summer now and there are many fun things that you can do out and under the sun. While summer vacations are not the same for everyone, many of us realize that it is now time to step up and do more outdoor adventures. 

If you are an adrenaline junkie, outdoor person, or a newbie who wants to push yourself out of your comfort zone, here are four outdoor activities that are worth trying. 

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Purdue Basketball Charter Flight Diverted Due to Mechanical Problems

The #24 ranked Purdue basketball team encountered some issues with their commute to College Park, to play the Maryland Terrapins. Last night, the team sent out a statement that said the Purdue basketball team “charter flight to Maryland was diverted to Indianapolis this evening, due to mechanical issues.”

“The team will change planes and depart at 9:30 p.m. ET, for Maryland from Indianapolis.” As you can see from the tweet below, the Boilermakers did eventually arrive in the DMV, and they are set to battle the Terps tonight.

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33 “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” Commuter/Geography Plot Holes, Mistakes

The 1987 John Hughes holiday classic “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” is considered by many to be the best Thanksgiving movie of all time. Many families, including my own, screen the ’80s film at family gatherings this week, and in some cases, those watch parties involve pointing out all the glaring plot holes. Such is the case in my family, which includes several engineers, a few pilots and other assorted non-stupid people.

Throw in a fact-finding journalist, in a holiday environment where the bourbon is free-flowing, and now you’ve got another layer added to this timeless tale of commuter headaches on steroids. PT&A is a story of extremist Murphy’s Law (“everything that can go wrong, will go wrong”), or basically taking American Airlines, anywhere, at any time. Hey oh!

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