Day: July 12, 2017

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Sports fan from all over the country and even the rest of the world know that the Buffalo Bills are the members of the professional football team from Buffalo, New York. This team, which played seven of its eight home games in Orchard Park, competes in the National Football League, Eastern Division. The franchise started in 1960 as one of the American Football League’s charter members. The team was also first to join the NFL after the merger of the AFL and the NFL in 1970. The Buffalos have become famous when they won two consecutive AFL championships in 1964 and 1965. However, after the merger, the club has yet to win a single title. The franchise got its Buffalo Bills name after the All-American Football Conference Buffalo Bills team. The AAFC Buffalo Bills team, in turn, got its name from William Frederick Cody. It is also important to note that the Bills are not the only NFL franchise that hail from New York State. Other New York NFL teams are the New York Giants and the New York Jets.

Much like any other NFL teams, the Buffalo Bills sported many team traditions that have persisted throughout the years. First of which is the Buffalo Jills, who simply are the cheerleaders of the Buffalos. In 1960, Buffalo cheerleaders were composed of only 8 members and they were just known as the Buffalo Bills Cheerleaders. However, in recent years, a group of women who wore revealing wool costumes formed the Buffalo Jills. Unlike other NFL teams’ cheerleaders, the Buffalo Jills are not really sponsored by the team they are cheering for. Instead, they are sponsored by WGRF, WEDG, and WHTT stations of Citadel Broadcasting.

Still like other NFL franchises, the Buffalo Bills have also undergone several logo and uniform changes. In the 1960s, the team colors were white, royal blue and silver. These colors were very much similar to the ones used by the Detroit Lions. In 1962, the Bills changed not only their helmets from silver with blue numbers to white with a bison logo, but they also changed the colors to red, blue and white. In 1965, the team added blue and red stripes on the helmet. At present, the Bills wear scarlet helmets with two white, one navy blue, two nickel, and two royal blue stripes plus a white facemask. Meanwhile, the bison logo is now royal blue with a streak of scarlet, white horn, and an eyeball with a pupil that is royal blue. The most famous fight songs of the team include “Talkin Proud” by Alden Schutte, “Go Bills!” by Marv Levy, “Buffalo Bills Shout” by Buffalo Bills All-Star and “Feel the Power” by an unknown artist.

Even if the Buffalo Bills have not won a single championship since the 70s, the team boasts of very popular personalities. Probably the most popular player of the team is OJ Simpson, who was a running back in the class of 1985. Other Hall of Fame players from the Buffalo franchise include James Lofton, Thurman Thomas, and Marv Levy.

Freddie Brister is a huge fan of NFL and the Buffalo Bills. Check out his Buffalo Bills Gear or other articles about the Bills.
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In 1941, Walt Disney distributed his fourth animated feature, Dumbo. Based on the children’s book of the same name, written by Helen Aberson and drawn by Harold Perl, Dumbo follows the adventures of Jumbo, Jr., a baby elephant. Because of his unnaturally large ears, which give him the power to fly, Jumbo, Jr. is nicknamed “Dumbo.” His only friend, other than his mother, is Timothy the mouse.

When Disney submitted his first cut of Dumbo to RKO, their distributor at the time, the studio was dismayed to find the running time was only 64 minutes. George J. Schaefer, the president of RKO, demanded Disney either edit the feature down to a short film or beef it up to 70 minutes. Disney refused, and insisted Dumbo be released as an A picture, in the maximum number of theaters nation-wide. Schaefer reluctantly agreed.

It cost Disney only $ 813,000 to complete Dumbo, which was roughly half the cost of Snow White and a third of the cost of Pinocchio. Along with Snow White, it would be one of the only two feature to turn a profit for Disney during the 1940s. Its original release, in 1941, went on to gross $ 1.3 million – a monumental success at the time. Indeed, according to Wikipedia, Dumbo was supposed to grace the December cover of Time magazine, only to be dropped at the last minute to cover the December 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. Indeed, the Second World War would nearly break Disney’s young studio as they were quickly recruited by the United States government to animate a number of training and propaganda cartoons for the Armed Forces.

Dumbo earned the nomination for and subsequently won the 1941 Academy Awards for Original Music Score. It was also nominated for Best Song for Frank Churchill and Ned Washington’s “Baby Mine” and won the 1947 Cannes Film Festival award for Best Animation Design. The popularity of the film was capitalized on again during the 1949 re-release, making a massive profit for both RKO and Disney.

Dumbo was one of the first movies to be aired on television as part of Disney’s anthology series, solidifying its popularity for an entire new generation of American viewers. In 1981, it was the first Disney film to be released on VHS. In 2006, the 60th Anniversary Special Edition was released to wide acclaim, while a special edition “Big Top Edition” was released on DVD.

Steve Collins is an Author and Journalist based in Encino. A big Disney fan, he uses Disney Movie Club to complete his collection. Read his reviews of the movies he buys at the Disney Movie Club

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If you’re thinking about trying a raw food diet or adding more raw foods to your diet, you’ll find you feel better fast and many if not most of your ailments, diseases and health problems will disappear almost overnight and as a bonus lose weight fast too. I know from my own experience, first hand. And you’ll not have to buy and take supplements, invest in expensive weight loss programs, subject yourself to drugs or medications with all their risks, etc.

Many people have cured themselves of a host of ailments and diseases including breast cancer, fibromyalgia, arthritis, sinus problems, allergies, digestive problems, irritable bowel syndrome, acid reflux, chronic heartburn, sleeping problems, headaches, gum disease and chronic fatigue to name just a few just by changing their diet to living foods.

You won’t have to change your diet to all raw foods either to enjoy the benefits. Just by adding more raw foods to your diet you can start to feel better almost right away. The raw foods I’m referring to are fruits, fresh raw uncooked vegetables, nuts and seeds. The more of these you eat the better. Raw foods (also called living foods) can change your life – give you a lot more energy, end sleeping problems, end days at home sick in bed, and boost your immune system so you don’t get every cold when it goes around.

When you start eating more raw foods you’ll discover you have more energy and can think more clearly. Coupled by the fact that you’re having less physical pain and ailments you can focus and concentrate more easily on what you need to do every day. You’re not constantly distracted by nagging pains.

A side benefit of eating raw foods is that you lose weight fast and naturally depending on how much you add to your current diet. If you’re eating the standard American diet you may have weight loss problems along with a lot of other aches, pains and ailments that keep you from enjoying life to the fullest.

Some simple changes in your diet can change your life forever. Your family can benefit too as they see you getting healthier and will follow your lead.

Eating more raw foods is a simple change and not expensive either. Also you won’t be eating as much of the more expensive foods that you’re been feasting on.

Think about adding more raw foods to your diet and start to enjoy the good health you deserve. As a nurse and raw food expert I know the benefits first hand. Try some easy raw food diet recipes and you’ll see how simple it is to add more living foods to your diet.

For more tips on raw food diets, recipes, losing weight with raw foods, curing breast cancer, arthritis, fibromyalgia, sinus, digestive and sleeping issues, acid reflux, headaches, allergies, etc. see a nurse/raw food expert’s: and

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If you want to clean foreclosures for a living, it’s an excellent time to start this type of business. According to an article in “USA Today” entitled, ‘Trash-out’ firms clean up in foreclosure biz, “Entrepreneur Magazine named it one of the fastest growing businesses on its 2008 “Hot 100 Fastest Growing Businesses” list.

If you’re wondering why so many want to jump on the “clean foreclosures for a living” bandwagon, following are three more reasons why.

1. Room for Growth: When you clean foreclosures for a living, you have the opportunity to expand beyond just that. Foreclosure cleaners are multi-purpose business owners. Because they are expected to do everything from yard work to painting to hanging sheetrock, they can expand the business in any number of ways.

For example, after foreclosures are no longer in the news — and this is not going to happen for quite a while according to experts — they can focus on just real estate cleanup, or landscaping, or general contracting.

The point is, while a foreclosure cleaning business may start out as just that, it’s a business that can grow and change with the economic times. With so many opportunities for expansion, foreclosure clean out is a great business to start.

2. Self-Employment: To own a business is the American dream. And, statistics prove that self-employed individuals make more money than those who work for others. In fact, one of the quickest ways to become wealthy in the USA is to own your own business.

When you decide to clean foreclosures for a living, you’re taking the beginning steps to achieving personal wealth. And, there is no shortage of work, if recent statistics are anything to go by.

Why Foreclosure Cleanup Companies Are Booming

Consider this: According to Moody’s Economy, a leading provider of financial information to capital markets, approximately 2.8 million U.S. households will face foreclosure, turn over their homes to their lender or sell the properties for less than their mortgage’s value by the end of this year (2009).

Foreclosure cleanup companies can literally rake in the dough, which brings us to the last reason you may want to jump on the “clean foreclosures for a living” bandwagon.

3. It’s the Money Baby! Most businesses fail within the first three years. But, work is so plentiful for individuals who want to clean foreclosures right no, that you can make a success of this business immediately — if you go about it in the right way.

Even simple foreclosure cleanup and trashout jobs pay well. You can garner anywhere from several hundred (at a minimum) to several thousand dollars per job.

Each job is different, but the work has to get done. And, banks and real estate agencies pay to have it done. They have to because they’re not equipped to handle this type of work.

To learn everything you need on how to start a foreclosure cleanup business, log on to for 200 pages of first-hand information from the owner of a leading foreclosure cleanup company in Atlanta, GA.
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One of the most appealing qualities of heavy metal has always been its defiance of popular trends. While other genres of music groveled for ‘crossover appeal’ and mainstream acceptance, heavy metal has always been unapologetic about what it is. In the 1990’s, the plague of ‘nu metal’ struck. ‘Nu Metal’ fused watered down heavy metal riffs with mopey, introspective lyrics more commonly associated with bad ‘adult contemporary’ artists.

Fortunately, the cancerous tumor in the body of heavy metal is now in remission and the tide is turning back. Part of the cure has blown across the Norse sea like a cold winter monsoon and has now reached American shores. Amon Amarth is a band from Tumba, Sweden founded in 1992 who are the latest”and most commercially successful”proponent of a genre known as Viking metal. As the name implies, bands from the Viking metal genre sing about important topics such as sailing, lusting for adventure and conquest, furious winds and treacherous seas. Viking metal bands are too busy metaphorically conquering and pillaging to worry about such trivialities as their feelings, let alone grooming themselves.

Amon Amarth took their name from a location in J.R.R. Tolkiens Middle Earth, and their name means Mount Doom in the Elvish language of Sindarin. Drawing musical inspiration from bands such as Bolt Thrower and their Viking metal predecessors Bathory and Enslaved, who in turn took their cue from the great American band Manowar, Amon Amarth plays their own unique style of melodic death metal. While they are hesitant to identify themselves as Viking metal, they take most of their lyrical content from Viking history and Norse mythology.

The band signed with Metal Blade Records in 1998 and their popularity has skyrocketed worldwide. 2006s With Oden On Our Side earned the band headliner status in North American and has made them one of the most popular metal acts in the US.

Amon Amarth recently extended their deal with Metal Blade records and released their latest album in September 2008 called ‘Twilight of the Thunder God’. The album continues their thematic examination of their Viking ancestors, and has become their biggest seller to date.

Heavy metal is gaining strength and resuming its powerful greatness under the marauding sound of Amon Amarth. The band tours constantly, so dont miss their brutal onslaught when they come to a town near you.

David Glisan is heavy metal editor for The Savage Science, a website covering both MMA news and heavy metal music. He’s an avid MMA and boxing enthusiast as well, and reportsUFC news for several mainstream sports broadcasts and websites. He’s practiced several martial arts forms since childhood and holds a black belt in judo.

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New York City is home to a multitude of hotels. From budget to extraordinary all the options are there. For those who prefer traveling in style NYC will not disappoint. The following Five Star hotels are three of the finest that New York has to offer.

A Hotel for Every Season

The I.M. Pei-designed Four Seasons Hotel is one of the most acclaimed luxury hotels in New York City and is popular with travelers from across the globe. It is an extremely child-friendly hotel and is therefore specifically popular amongst families traveling to the Big Apple.

Boasting 364 oversized guestrooms including 61 suites the room amenities are guaranteed to blow your mind. Only the best of the best in terms of luxury products, furnishings and fittings adorn these rooms. The spa at this luxurious hotel blends contemporary knowledge with ancient wisdom and will delight your senses while relaxing your body and mind.

As it is located close to some of New York’s greatest attractions, the Four Seasons Hotel is very well-liked amongst travelers interested in doing a bit of sightseeing during their trip. American Museum of Natural History, Central Park, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Television and Radio and the Statue of Liberty are all accessible from the NYC hotel.

Dining at the L’Atelier de Jol Robuchon, the hotel’s signature restaurant will prove to be one of the most memorable meals you’ll experience in New York City. Offering the perfect blend of Asian and French cuisine legendary chef Jol Robuchon’s meals are not to be missed. If you’re looking for something a bit more casual the Four Seasons 57 hotel restaurant offers up classic American dishes and is open for breakfasts, lunches, dinners and Sunday brunches.

A Taste of Asia

In the heart of Manhattan lies one on New York’s most acclaimed hotels – The Mandarin Oriental recipient of the prestigious Mobil Five-Star award for 2007. Located on floors 35 to 54 of the Time Warner Center on Columbus Circle this exquisite hotel is home to 248 luxurious rooms and suites which all reflect a melting pot of oriental and Manhattan living.

Every single one of the rooms boasts a spectacular view of central park and the views of the New York City skyline at night are simply breathtaking.

Another feature that attracts many of the hotel’s guests is the luxurious spa which is located on the 35th floor of the Mandarin Oriental. Boasting amethyst crystal steam rooms, vitality pools, six multifunctional treatment rooms and relaxation lounges a day at this spa of “Ultimate Luxury” is a real treat. If you’re lucky enough to be spending some time at the Mandarin Oriental a Thai Yoga Massage is not to be missed.

Due to its prime location the Mandarin Oriental is located near to some of the best attractions in New York City, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Central Park and the Rockefeller Center. After a day of sightseeing there is nothing better than enjoying a sumptuous meal and at the Mandarin Oriental. Dining at this New York City hotel will delight all of your senses – sporting sublime views of Central Park Asiate on the 35th floor is renowned for its French and Japanese offerings, the more casual Lobby Lounge is the perfect spot to enjoy a light meal and MObar is THE location for pre or post dinner drinks. This prestigious hotel is a favorite amongst travelers to NYC looking for a bit of Five Star luxury.

The Ritz

The 33-story Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park is Mobil Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond hotel comprises 260 guestrooms and suites. With captivating views of Central Park and all the trimmings you’d expect from a Five Star hotel it is a popular choice amongst travelers to the Big Apple especially amongst those who like to take their pets along. The Ritz-Carlton, Central Park is actually one of the few completely pet-friendly hotels in New York City.

The La Prairie at The Ritz-Carlton Spa is an absolute treat for guests looking for a bit of pampering. This luxurious spa boasts six treatment rooms, steam rooms, a wet room, and every beauty and relaxation treatment that you can think of. The jetlag therapy is a must for travelers coming in to this hotel after a long international flight.

This is the perfect hotel from which to explore Central Park and its surrounding attractions. Central Park boasts two skating rinks, a pool, zoo and wildlife center and is home to several concerts and art showings through out the year. There is always something going on in Central Park and a stroll through it will never disappoint.

For a delicious afternoon tea, a light meal or a couple of cocktails the Star Lounge is the place you’ll want to go. For something a bit more substantial sampling the menu created by acclaimed Chef Laurent Tourondel at the newly renovated BLT Market is a must.

While I’ve only featured three of New York’s luxurious Five Star hotels there is an endless array of options when it comes to luxury travel in the Big Apple. Some other notable Five Star hotels include the Four Seasons Hotel, Mercer Hotel, Peninsula Hotel New York, St. Regis Hotel and the Trump International Hotel & Tower.

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