- A game played between two teams of five players each, the object being to throw a ball through an elevated basket on the opponent's side of a rectangular court. Players may move the ball by dribbling or passing with the hands.
- The inflated, spherical ball used in this game.
1827 – The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad is incorporated, becoming the first railroad in America offering commercial transportation of both people and freight. 1849 – Regular steamboat service from the west to the east coast of the United States begins with the arrival of the SS California in San Francisco Bay, 4 months 22 days after [...]
Susan’s journey began long before she began writing, but it was her turn as author that helped inspire women and children to find the inventor within. It was through her books that she found another calling as a public speaker. I recently asked Susan Casey a few questions about who she is, and what inspired [...]
Evan Savar has been inventing for as long as he can remember. At the age of 21, he has already found some success with a trophy picture stand, a talking gift wrap bow and a silicone flat-screen TV effect, reports Las Vegas Review-Journal. Inventions, he said, just come to him. Take his latest one — [...]
The entire town of Scenic, South Dakota is up for sale, and boy is it scenic! The property is posted on buyscenicsd.com, which offers video tours of various locations. Cow skulls adorn the sign for the Longhorn Saloon, which advertises tobacco, lunch and dancing — in that order. 46-Acres (approximately 12 acres in town-lots & [...]
Basketball legend Charles Barkley wants to give cash-hungry entrepreneurs his money. Called “Earn Chuck’s Bucks”, he’s looked for a the best business-plans and says he’ll give the best one $25,000 to help fund that business. Want to Earn Chuck’s Bucks? Here’s all you’ve got to do: Submit your business plan in 3,900 characters or less. [...]