Browsing: Lifestyle

A Brief History On February 1, 1941, the inaugural horse racing meet at Golden Gate Fields was held in Berkeley, California, United States.  Although thoroughbred racing has remained a beloved sport throughout the centuries, what you may not know is just how old it really is. With origins dating all the way back to 4500 BC, it was a favorite pastime among the nomadic tribesmen of central Asia – which brings us to our roundup of the world’s most prestigious horse racing events. Saddle up! Digging Deeper The Dubai World Cup Founded in 1996, the Dubai World Cup may be the least…

A Brief History In 1939, German scientist Adolf Friedrich Johann Butenandt won the Noble Prize in Chemistry for his work on sex hormones, while Croatian-Swiss scientist Leopold Ruzicka co-won for his work on polymethylenes and higher terpenes. Both men had previously and independently partially synthesized testosterone from a cholesterol base. Digging Deeper Testosterone is the primary male sexual hormone in humans and is also what is called an anabolic steroid, an androgen that helps males build the heavier muscular and skeletal body mass that differentiates men from women. Testosterone keeps men healthy and strong, prevents osteoporosis and contributes to male…

A Brief History On April 29, 2011, the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton took place at Westminster Abbey in London, United Kingdom.  The challenge is indeed real when the wedding day is almost near, hence to lessen the stress brides have, some of them allow mothers to choose the best flower girl dresses along with the best accessories such as cute fascinator and jewelries that would suit their daughters well, may the dresses be in different fabrics, for as long as the girls are comfortable and they look good and fabulous. Digging Deeper Lace flower girl dresses are…

A Brief History On May 25, 2019, we celebrate another National Wine Day, and there certainly is a lot to celebrate!  There are wines for just about every occasion, and even specialty wines such as Game of Thrones wines to capitalize on the popularity of the iconic cable television series.  Even President Trump had his own line of “Trump” wines.  Wine for drinking when eating meat, pasta, seafood or whatever, they make a wine to accompany what you are eating.  Of course, being an alcoholic beverage, wine is also used for toasting, and Champagne, a bubbly variety of wine you…

A Brief History On May 21, 2011, Christian radio broadcaster Harold Camping had predicted that the world as we know it would end, with the return of Jesus Christ and the advent of the “Rapture,” followed by months of fire and brimstone resulting in the destruction of Earth. If you were paying attention on that date, you will note that the end of times did not in fact begin on May 21, 2011! Many people have predicted the end of the world or the end of the world as we know it, and so far, each has been wrong.  We…

1 2 3 55