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Unusual Fabrics Used for Ski Gear

Skiwear has progressed far beyond the clothing made of cotton that skiers of old used to don to protect themselves from the elements. These days. When you head off to one of the fabulous resorts in the French Alps, like La Tania, for a winter break, you'll have the choice of myriad hi-tech fabrics to keep you warm on the slopes. While you'll be...
Nov 13, 2014 |

Comparing Skiing in Europe With That of America

When it comes to enjoying their favorite sport, skiers and golfers have quite a lot in common. Each loves to go to that spot that for them feels kind of special, but also makes them feel comfortable. With skiers, though, when looking for a place to ski if you live in the United States it might seem much too costly to ski in Europe. Obviously there...
Nov 13, 2014 |

Top 3 Ski Resorts in Utah

Possibly the best ski resort in Utah, Alta Ski Resort is the go-to destination in Utah for serious skiers. Located around 43 km east of Salt Lake City, it is situated on the Wasatch Mountains atop the Little Cottonwood Canyon. Alta has a highly challenging terrain, comprising steeps and provides for tree skiing.
Nov 13, 2014 |

Items You Need When Going for a Skiing Expedition

If you are contemplating a ski holiday, you may be wondering exactly what you need. From ski clothing to keep you warm and ski equipment to ride on, finding the right items can prove overwhelming. It is important to ask yourself how much kit you will need before venturing into the stores to make your orders. Skiing has a reputation for being a...
Nov 13, 2014 |

Hezbollah buries militant Qantar, says Israel will be held accountable

Lebanon's Hezbollah group said on Monday that Israel would be held accountable for killing prominent militant Samir Qantar in an air strike in Syria, and accorded him an elaborate funeral of... Read More

Russia says black box from warplane downed by Turkey unreadable

Investigators in Moscow said on Monday they were unable to retrieve information from the damaged black box of a Russian warplane shot down by Turkey last month, data the Kremlin hoped would support... Read More

Exclusive: U.S. glossed over Oman's human rights record during Iran talks

By Jason Szep, Matt Spetalnick and Yara Bayoumy WASHINGTON/MUSCAT (Reuters) - As the United States negotiated this year’s nuclear pact with Iran, the State Department quietly agreed to spare the... Read More