Chicago Marathon

Date: October Location: Chicago, United States Race type: road Distance: Marathon Established: 1977 Course records: 2:05:41 (M; 2009-10-11,Samuel Wanjiru); 2:17:18 (F; 2002-10-13, Paula Radcliffe) Official site: www.chicagomarathon.com The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is a major marathon held yearly in Chicago in Cook County, Illinois, United States. Alongside the Boston, New York, London and Berlin […]

Ryder Cup 2012 Headed to Medinah Country Club and Ryder Cup 2014

Ryder Cup 2012 and 2014 news: Medinah Country Club, the site of many of the most memorable moments spanning 60 years of major championship golf, will host the 39th Ryder Cup, Sept. 25-30, 2012, marking the Illinois debut of golf’s most compelling event.

Protesters Pelt Tony Blair with Shoes and Eggs at Book Signing in Dublin (Video)

Watch Protesters Pelt Tony Blair with Shoes and Eggs at Book Signing in Dublin Video: BBC – Activists clashed with Irish police as they tried to push down a security barrier outside the bookshop Eggs and shoes have been thrown at the former prime minister Tony Blair as he attended a book signing in Dublin. […]

$1 Coins – Why The US Keeps Minting 1 Dollars Coins People Hate and Won’t Use

$1 Coins – Why The US Keeps Minting 1 Dollars Coins People Hate and Won’t Use (BBC): In hidden vaults across the country, the US government is building a stockpile of $1 coins. The hoard has topped $1.1bn – imagine a stack of coins reaching almost seven times higher than the International Space Station – […]

GM, Nissan Compete for Best Electric Car Deal – Chevrolet (Chevy) Volt & Nissan’s Leaf

GM, Nissan Compete for Best Electric Car Deal – Chevrolet (Chevy) Volt & Nissan’s Leaf: Just over a decade ago, electric cars were expensive niche vehicles for gadget lovers and celebrities. Now, Nissan and General Motors are competing to sell the most affordable electric car to middle-class America.

USA National Anthem Lyrics and Youtube Video

The national anthem of the United States of America is “The Star-Spangled Banner”.The lyrics come from “Defence of Fort McHenry”, a poem written in 1814 by the 35-year-old amateur poet Francis Scott Key after witnessing the bombardment of Fort McHenry by the British Royal Navy ships in Chesapeake Bay during the Battle of Fort McHenry […]