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Well, no one asked for it, but here it is: The 2017 Power Rankings of 2nd Tier Sports. This is by no means an objective list. This is merely the musings of an overly excited mind about leisure activities. To start, the major sports (football, hockey, baseball, etc) have been removed from competition due to their obvious unfair advantage. In the interest of fairness, the “sports” have been grouped by the type of venue. Indoor Spelling Bee There is a certain amount of standing involved. Dog Show Hey, pageantry is pageantry. Cup Stacking More than just the song. Bowling The only sport...

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The average person gets about 2-3 weeks per year to leave work behind and pursue their own interests. For some it means tackling put-off projects, traveling to parts unknown, or even just sloth. "How I spent My Summer Vacation" - Sloth Enthusiast What a person does with this allotted time says a lot about themselves and where they are in life. Not just in terms of financial security but motivation. How a person spends their money is one thing. We all have regrettable purchases. (I'm looking at you Cuisinart Convection Bread Maker. Only used twice). How NOT to spend your...

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If you've ever been to the land down under, (where women glow and men plunder), then you'll know how deadly the land, sea, and animals can be.  Here's a quick list of things that will either kill you or ruin your weekend: Giant spiders  extremely poisonous snails and fish saltwater crocodiles jellyfish sharks 40 foot waves the oppressive heat of the outback and over half of the top 10 list of most venomous snakes are found there In the interest of equal time, and to not dissuade you from booking a vacation there, here is... A short list of great...

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Some weeks back, a few of us at Proozy were having some water-cooler talk about the ultimate camping spot. All the usual suspects were there: Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Yosemite, and even the 50 yard line of the new US Bank Stadium. (With a caveat of "not during a Vikings game, of course"). Then someone offered the most exclusive woods retreat known throughout the nation: Camp David in rural Maryland. Not knowing much about the little-talked-about Presidential retreat, I did what all lazy people do: I checked Wikipedia. As it turns out, since it was built in 1935, every president has...

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Camping has always been a big deal in my family. It still is. As a matter of fact, roughly a quarter of the items on my wedding gift registry were camping related. It seems like the evening meal around the campfire gets all of the attention. Everyone has a recipe for "THE GREATEST" something or other dish that their parents made for them when they were children. But one thing that could use a little shout out is the campfire breakfast. I've noticed that my parents' generation has developed an appreciation for this as well. Perhaps they're on to something. ...

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