2014 World Championship CandidatesMarch 11th-April 1st, 2014 (Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia) Round #2 # Name Flag Rating Result Name Flag Rating 2.1 Aronian 2809 1-0 Mamedyarov 2757 2.2 Topalov 2785 ½-½ Anand 2773 2.3 Svidler 2758 1-0 Andreikin 2709 2.4 Kramnik 2810 1-0 Karjakin 2766 Games Blood boils in Khanty-Mansiysk…3/4 games decisive Peter Svidler gets into the […]
They may be playing baseball and hunting turkeys down in Florida, but winter refuses to let go most everywhere else. So what's a hunter to do? Anyone near Columbus, Ohio this weekend is hereby cordially invited to personally join meShow More Summary
As someone who uses a lot of GoPro cameras, I can tell you part of the fun is figuring out new things to attach them to in order to get better, more interesting shots. This video, however, takes the cake. It's a bit of a stretch for fishing, but hey, pelicans live on the water, and they do try to steal your bait or catch frequently. Show More Summary
KRISS debuted their new Enhanced Series at the 2014 SHOT Show. Their new Enhanced Vector CRB and SBR models feature an M4 stock adapter along with a Magpul UBR stock and a set of Magpul MBUS flip-up sights. They’re extected to ship around Q2 of 2014 with a MSRP of $1,995. Check out Kriss-USA.com for […] Read More …
March 13, 2014 05:46Appeal to the Baltic FederationsElections for the next president of FIDE, the International Chess Federation, will take place in August 2014 in Tromsø, Norway. The elections for president of any major sports federation...Show More Summary
Chiron Global’s martial arts armor has been described as Iron Man-like, but we’d call it a cross between the Dark Knight and Darth Vader. But hey, splitting hairs. You get the point. Technology, super heroes, ninjas—dark forces shrouded in mystery.
Richard Benfield is gradually infiltrating this blog, one Ranter at a time. He’s the Central State Connecticut U. geography professor named the world’s leading authority on garden tourism – and that was before his Garden Tourism book was even published. So naturally he’s been to Buffalo, the city leading the charge for garden tourism with […]
Full standings: http://chess-results.com/tnr125125.aspx Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar
Q: We have a Zeon zoysia lawn and I am stumped.These start out with one blackish spot and then about 24 hours later we have a STRAIGHT brown strip. We have tried various fungus stuff but nothing touches it. A couple of days later another brown straight stripe appears. It is only in the backyard […]
Casting a fly rod with the wind blowing the line into your body is probably the toughest casting situation you can face. Yes, when you’re new to casting in the wind it can be a challenge to cast directly upwind, but a tight loop, high line speed and the right casting plane can all make […]
By Mark Kenyon Happy Friday! Last weekend at this time I was heading to Iowa for some shed hunting fun, but this Saturday and Sunday I’m back in Michigan and stuck with the foot or two of snow we still have stretched across most the land. None the less, big antlers are still on my […]
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) announced on Tuesday that recent testing of hunter-harvested deer from 2013 showed no signs of chronic wasting disease (CWD). Missouri's history with the disease began in 2010 when a captive deer in Linn Co...
Great review of the Sig P227 on Guns America. I only got a chance to hold the P227 at this past SHOT Show. It is surprisingly slender for a double stack 45. Click here for the review.
“Here’s an idea for a blog,” wrote Donna Osburn, a wildlife rehabilitator from Kentucky. “What’s your best misidentification of a...
My sore muscles today are payment for a beautiful gardening day yesterday. I puttered about, hefting bags of mulch and decomposed granite, repotting a few containers, planting a couple of mahonias (after 5 months in nursery pots in my back yard — the shame!), pruning, and generally getting things done and getting dirty. Show More Summary
THE GIVEAWAY: One blog reader will win a spot in Project Life Lessons, Expert photo tips, journaling solutions and organizing ideas for Project Life Scrapbookers, co-taught by Elise Blaha Cripe, Annette Haring and Megan Anderson. ABOUT THE CLASS: Set yourself...
En definitiva, somos peones de un tablero de ajedrez. No nos podemos detener, nuestro destino es seguir hacia delante. When all is said and done, we're all pawns on a chessboard. We cannot hold back: it's our fate to keep going forward. (Epigraph.) [Thanks to Ruth] [...to do with chess index]
Time for a spring fling giveaway! I’m thrilled to offer you some amazing gifts from amazing M&T Sponsors, wahoo!! Make sure to read through each one and enter at the bottom to win! Fort Magic Imagination Kit: Fort Magic is an patented...Show More Summary
Yo Babe, eat your heart out. GEOBASS episode 1 takes place on one of the most hostile waterways of Colombia. So no guarantees on an episode 2. Brought to you by Costa
Starting next month, millions of young California salmon could be migrating to the ocean in tanker trucks instead of swimming downstream in the Sacramento River State and federal wildlife officials have announced a plan to move hatchery-raised...Show More Summary