Did You Know Your Commute Doesn’t Have To Suck

Look at this word: commute. Now think about how that word made you feel. We’re guessing the answer is shaken, upset, angry, sick and a multitude of similarly horrifying words. But what if there was a way to make your commute more, well, fun. Yeah, that’s right, fun. Just because commuting is associated with going to and from work, doesn’t mean you can’t make it the best part of your day (apart from watching the latest episode of WWE: Smackdown before bed).

So, to help you make your commute less like the death from a thousand blades that it is, we have come up with a list of gear that could totally transform your life. Oh, don’t worry, there’s no need to thank us.

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Sweetbob’s Hipster Music Playlist: August 2017

I have found a lot of good music for this month’s playlist. This music playlist started with 15 songs when it started a few years ago, then to 20 and then 25 a few months ago. Well, this list is 30 songs this month.

I don’t expect it to be 30 going forward, but I was just finding so much great stuff the last couple weeks. I still have some leftovers that will be (hopefully) incorporated next month.

I usually try to post this either a few days before the month or a day or two into the next. You know I’m having issues either finding new stuff that I love…or have way too much and try to whittle the list down as much as possible. The rate of awesome music released the last two months was just insane.

I always keep an ear out for new music. I love discovering new bands/songs, it’s a habit from my days as a music journalist. Even though this is mostly a sports blog, I still add quite a bit of music and pop culture content. Keep sending me tracks via email or Twitter.

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Toy Crazy: Mattel’s WWE Elite Series 52

I’m a self-confessed vintage toy nerd. I collect vintage wrestling action figures from the 80’s & 90’s. I started purchasing some vintage toys out of nostalgia. Well, WWE and Mattel sucked me into their new stuff. I now buy a few figures a month. You can view photos of my collection on my Instagram account.

The lineup in Elite 52 is pretty good. It updates some current guys and two long-awaited flashbacks from the Attitude Era.

The WWE Superstars included in Elite 52 are Braun Strowman, Ken Shamrock, D’Lo Brown, Kofi Kingston, Xavier Woods and Seth Rollins.

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Move Over Surfers, the Paddle Board Is Here to Take Over!

One of the most enjoyable water sports to try on holiday is surfing. It’s fun, it’s easy to learn and there are very few accidents that can happen as a result of it. It doesn’t take long to get started and with so many instructors around at these holiday locations, you’re going to feel more than welcome into their surfing communities. However, surfing has one major flaw that people don’t seem to realize: it needs waves.

One of the most disappointing holiday experiences you could have is visiting a country that has a reputation for surfing, only to find out that you came during the wrong season. It’s an honest mistake that a lot of people make, and it’s not like your holiday has suddenly been wasted. But going to Hawaii for surfing and only being able to party and walk around is a bit disappointing.

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Why Would Anyone Play Indoor Soccer Over Outdoors? Here Are 4 Reasons

When it comes to sports, there’s nothing quite like a pure and clean game of soccer. There’s teamwork, individual skill and plenty of tricks involves that can set you apart from other players. It’s currently played by over 250 million people in over 200 countries, making it the world’s most popular sport. The rules are simple, the game can easily be set up, and it’s a lot of fun with your friends.

With such a loyal following, it makes you wonder why indoor soccer was ever invented. Out of all the indoor sports you could play, it doesn’t quite make sense why you would confine yourself to a gym or court instead of simply playing outside. However, here are 4 reasons why you should give indoor soccer a try no matter what skill level you are or how often to play soccer with your friends.

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The Best Trips To Take With The Family

Even though summer is coming to a close, there’s never a bad time of year to take a trip out with the family for a day or a weekend. This doesn’t have to mean a few days of sun in Europe or along the coast. A trip with the family just needs to be an adventure, and there are many different ways in which you could find something to get the whole family pumped for some bonding time.

At the end of the day, what matters most is that you’re all spending time together. It doesn’t matter what you do so much as who you’re spending it with. That being said, there are good trips to take and bad trips. A history lesson at the local museum might not be exactly what your children were hoping for when they wanted a break from school more than anything else. Here are some ideas for the best trips you could take with the family during this summer or perhaps even autumn if you need a little planning time.

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Exploring The Risks Of Different Sports

We love our sports on this little section of the web, and we’re sure you do too. But that doesn’t change the fact that sports can actually be very dangerous. If you’re not careful, you can get seriously hurt playing certain sports. In fact, you might be surprised by just how dangerous some of your favorite sports actually are. Let’s start by thinking about American Football.

A Nasty Bump On The Head

You might think that American Football is safer than something like Rugby. On the surface, the main difference seems to be that in American Football you are given a lot more padding. Of course, that wasn’t always the case, and when the sport first started, athletes were using leather caps which was why they were popularly referred to as ‘leatherheads.’ Of course, back then there wasn’t an issue with steroid usage in these types of sports, but that’s a discussion for another day. So what is the danger of playing American football.

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What Is The Future Of The Music Industry?

The music industry was so simple before the internet came along. The record company would sign a band, give them an advance to make an album, and then market it. If you wanted to listen to that album, you went into a record store and bought it. The label took their disproportionate cut, but the band still ended up making a decent amount of money. Everybody was a winner. When it came to touring, it was just promotion for the album, that was where all of the cash came from.

These days things look completely different. The internet has upended the way that the music industry works entirely. The jury is still out on whether that’s a good thing or not, but regardless of whether you like it or not, the way that you buy and listen to music is wildly different to what it was a couple of decades ago.

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