On Demand Movies Save Big Bucks for Families

Going out to the movies can be a fun family activity, but is it really worth the cost? Going out will easily set you back over $40 to take a family of four to see a film. Add a bucket of popcorn and a couple of drinks, not to mention transportation costs, and you’ve spent well over $60. It would be much more cost effective to watch an on-demand movie in the comfort of your own home. In addition to saving money, there are many other reasons to choose watching an on-demand movie through a Cable Provider. Some of the other reasons are:

A New Role Model

On Saturday, 17-year Australian Jessica Watson arrived home after 210 days at sea. Even though her accomplishment will not be considered a recored by the World Speed Sailing Record Council, she is still the youngest person to circumnavigate the world unassisted. Her perserverance, determination, and willingness to take risks has inspired people not only in Australia but around the world. She is a true role model for young girls to look up to. For more of the story, click here.

Military Relief Efforts in Haiti Winding Down

January 12 was a devastating day for Haiti when an earthquake rocked the country and killed almost 250,000.  Since that time there have been many relief efforts to help the country get back on its feet.  From fundraisers to raise money and groups going to lend aid, everyone has stepped up to help Haiti.  The U.S. government sent 22,000 troops over to help with aid as well as maintaining order; however a recent release from Washington stated that it is time for the troops to pull out.  By June 1 only about 500 troops will remain.  To read the entire release click here.

Melting Glaciers

Global warming has become a very hot topic in recent years.  Many environmentalist, scientists, and even politicians believe very firmly in global warming and that there will severe consequences if we don’t do anything about it.  There are also many on the other side of the debate that feel global warming is somewhat of a conspiracy and nothing that we should be worried about.

Whatever side you are on, it is hard to ignore the facts.  A recent report showed that there are in fact several glaciers that have shown a significant decrease in size in recent years.  Warmer weather is the most obvious culprit  for this decline in glaciers from Alaska to Greenland.

The pictures are hard to deny.  Click here to see for yourself.

How to Pick a Winner on a Horse Race Like The Cheltenham Gold Cup

If you like to bet, you probably follow a lot of different sports, although the most common one for betting is the horse races. In a few days, one of the biggest races is coming to England and everyone is geared up and already taking bets. There are even companies that are offering one free bet when you use their services to make a bet of a certain amount or more. The amount change between the companies, but it goes to show that they are taking this very seriously and it looks like everyone wants a piece of the action. It normally isn’t very hard to pick the winner out for the Cheltenham Gold Cup, but this time might be a little bit different as the two leading horses have each won the race before and seem to be racing … Read the rest