Earlier we talked about how much you can earn if you are one of the best in sports. You can earn millions but that doesn’t come off for free. With sports, the prime association that comes to one’s mind is injuries. No matter what sport you think of, there will always be injuries, even golf, though it’s hard for me to believe that you can get injured while swinging; never happened to me. There have been cases where these injuries turn out to be fatal, but that’s the worst case scenario. This particular post discusses the most common injuries that are associated with different sports but there is no need to fret, even though these injuries are inevitable there always are ways to treat them. So this article does not in any way intend to demoralize you.
10. ACHILLES TENDINITIS
Achilles tendon is at the back of the ankle. If it is overused, it tends to inflame and that causes pain. This phenomenon is known as acute Achilles Tendinitis. If you leave this condition untreated, it will become worse and eventually make it impossible for you to run. This injury is experience by those who sportsman who frequently have to use their feet for running or jumping; so basically, almost all the sports.
Ever wondered exactly how much can you earn while if you are a good sportsman? Well, here’s a list of sportsmen who earn more than a lot of people can even dream of. The list comprises of two golfers, three soccer (football) players, two Basketball (NBA) players, a baseball player, an F1 racer and a legendary tennis player. So that basically makes an entire list of sports one could possibly want to play and these players are living proof that if you excel at your game, you will earn more than what is considered adequate in this world. The following list was released by Forbes so it you can believe the numbers without a second thought.
10. LIONEL MESSI, SOCCER PLAYER
Lionel Messi is a soccer player for Barcelona and he made it to the tenth spot earning a whopping 32.3 million dollars. Now one thing you need to understand is that being the best soccer player doesn’t necessarily mean that you get to earn the highest. Messi is the third-highest paid soccer player and he earns about fifty percent of his money from the club, Barcelona and the rest comes from sponsors such as Pepsi, Adidas etc. He had a wonderful year; score 53 goals, won fifth La Liga title and third Champions league trophy and it all happened before his 24th Birthday.
Talk about the luxuries in the world, you can keep throwing in your money and might still not be enough to get the best of the best. This post covers the most expensive homes in the world till date and you will be surprised to see the creative way people chose to spend their money. The mere design leaves your mouth wide open and you just want to be able to stay in a haven like that for once. That was the case with me at least. You remember the show called MTV Cribs where they would go to the homes of random celebrities and give you a walk-through. Let’s just say, that those houses were cute compared to what you are about to look at right now. Moreover, the mere size is astonishing; I don’t understand the point of a wide-spread house. I will personally always prefer smaller, cozy houses. Either way, read on to find out more; it’s quite fascinating.
10. DRACULA’S CASTLE
Dracula’s castle is valued at 80 million dollars. The good part is that in the year 1980, it was converted into a museum so you can go visit it any time and roam the corridors of this huge castle. Archduke Domini owns this castle. The house has 57 rooms, 17 bedrooms and is full of beautiful antique furniture. The mere smell of the wood is a delight.
How many people or bands can you think of if I ask you about the best music bands or best singers of all time? I for one, off the top of my head, could come up with only two namely; Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley. Even if you are not into music, you would at least know these two artists. They were brilliant. But that’s not all. The world isn’t that small you know. There are other people, singers and artists that were huge. I am music enthusiast and I only recently got to know about them. Frankly, it was very embarrassing when people asked me whether I had heard them and I said no. So take my advice, read through the following list and know the best of the best in the world of music.
10. JULIO IGLESIAS
Julio Iglesias makes it to the number ten position with 250,000,000 album sales. There are many other artists who claim to have sold these many albums but there wasn’t sufficient proof so we decided to honor Julio Iglesias with the number 10 position. It’s not the position that matters, it’s the number of album sales and it certainly is one big achievement. He used to be a goal keeper for Real Madrid but because of a car accident, he couldn’t play for long enough time. He was later very successful with his music career selling around 77 albums and doing about 5000 concerts.
The world will seem a lot less frightening after you go through this article. This particular post discusses the most brutal torture methods that were used by the earliest of civilizations. Let me tell you however that after knowing all these torture methods, referring to them as a ‘civilization’ is hardly appropriate. The world we live in is cruel, harsh and scary but that is nothing compared to what everything and everyone actually evolved from. Your pupils will dilate exponentially as you travel down the list so you might want to take it easy and go slow and do not make the mistake of imagining yourself in that position because it will be nothing less than painful.
10. DEATH BY BOILING
Have you ever felt the excruciating pain when something hot spills on you? If yes then you might be able to imagine what the pain involved with this particular method of execution. The unlucky condemned were lowered into a huge pot of water. The water was initially cold. Then a fire was lit underneath the pot. The water would slowly start to boil and the condemned prisoner in it was forced to boil along with it. This method of punishment is around 500,000 years old and is said to have been practiced in China. Man, China sure had some brutal punishments. It is also reported that this method of execution was legal in the United Kingdom in the 1500s.
vHave you ever imagined being your most productive self while sitting in an office building that resembles a police witness protection room or do you think you would reach a creative high if in a place that oozes organic freshness and color. A place that equips your mind to achieve its maximum potential, for your nerves to be in relaxation mode despite the work load. It comes as no surprise that big companies, specially tech intensive companies look forward to hiring competitive employees. To attract them they need to offer not just a handsome pay package but a place that not only matches up to the grandeur of a sky scrapper but also the perks of a lifetime hardwired into the very aesthetics of the place. Scroll below to find ten of the coolest most attractive headquarters in the world.
We have all seen and been impressed by The Incredibles and Finding Nemo, the animated films that were out of this world. That is the Pixar team for you. Looking at the picture above you see tiny miniature huts that are actual individual offices. The mere look of it has such a homely feel to it, something we are sure regular employees, would yearn for.
People, before you start moving down the list we must warn you that the images attached will be shocking, disturbing, and do have the tendency to make you sick. Kudos to us to prepare this for you then and actually research the topic to bring you the best we could. The diseases, infections, allergies, reactions, and what not listed below have to be the most gruesome and sickening of all things to grow on or inside your body. One look at the images and one feels the need to kneel in thankfulness to be better than so many. It truly requires strong guts to see something like that and the people who go through them, our heart goes out to them. None the less, how ever gut wrenching the images might be, these things should be known so that protective measures could be taken when ever possible. Dare to read on? We insist you should!
This horrible looking disease is caused by round worms which cause a certain kind of parasitic infection in your body. The infection leads to a lymphatic block which means that the skin is no longer able to shed the fluids. The fluids are thus held within the skin causing inflammation and resultant swelling. It is as painful as it looks. This disease is very common in South America, Central Africa, The Caribbean, and the Pacific Islands. Before you start visualizing that maybe this disease would not require your babe to get a Botox injection anymore, let us tell you that this is no laughing matter. If the infection is prolonged, which literally means a gazillion worms mutilating within your body.