Archives for June 2011

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Turkish Music

To check out new music you could grab a globe and spin it, letting a finger fall on a country and going from from there, or you could sit back and learn about Turkish music right here. This eliminates having to worry about your finger landing in the ocean and having to sift through hours of dolphin and whale sounds before you decide land-based mammal music is more your thing. Feel the tingle of yo …

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How To Get Helicopter In GTA 3 For PS2

Of all the vehicles you can take over not many are more fun than when you learn how to get a helicopter in GTA 3 for the PS2. The gameplay aspect that first put the Grand Theft Auto series on the map was its open-world. Having the ability to go off path from the developer's storyline and wreak any havoc you'd like is half the fun of the series, and Grand Theft Auto 3: Liberty City Stories …

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Independence Day Hangover Cures

A few weeks back, we ran a contest asking readers to submit their go-to hangover cures. With Fourth of July weekend now upon us (and all the drinking that comes with the holiday now imminent) we figured it might be a good time to share a few of those remedies with you. Here are Made Man’s top three reader-submitted hangover cures, guaranteed to help stave off your post-celebration nausea. Alright, …

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Plan Your Next Vacation

Do you need to plan your next vacation? The Great Recession brought many people down due to the collapse of the housing market, high unemployment, and many of those who are currently employed afraid to move on from their jobs in the case they can't find another. One of the many things that people will forgo in a bad economy is that of vacation time; with pay check shrinking, many are afraid th …

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Javier Colon: “Speak from your heart”

He just won the first season of NBC's The Voice. Then the star-in-the-making gave Made Man priceless words of wisdom for all guys, silver-throated or otherwise

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10 Best Places For Snow In December

For the best places for snow in December, there are places on two continents that can be trusted for sure snow. Rent a chalet for a ski-in ski-out holiday on any of these picturesque slopes. Hotels, restaurants and shops are all conveniently reached in these ski areas. The shuttle service available, warm fireplaces and outdoor activities add up to a lovely holiday at these best places for snow in …

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Free Movies Online Without Downloading

Grab some popcorn and check out these free movies online without downloading. With the advances with technology, watching videos from your computer is a very comfortable option. Downloading movies can come with a lot of risks and many fee-based sites can cost as much as local video stores. Finding free movies online without downloading can be a difficult task. Many free websites are covered with a …

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Lil Wayne Songs About Women

Lil Wayne songs about women show how one of the biggest stars in hip-hop has an appreciation for the fairer sex in his potent lyrics. These tracks moved on to become number one hits and secured his place as a top act in the world of music. His songs range from witty to dirty as the rapper goes over the many conquests during his life. The street wordsmith explores the rough and tumble life of the & …

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Quinceanera Traditions

From gowns to flowers, Quinceanera traditions still remains strong. Quinceanera is one of the most important celebrations in the life of a young Mexican girl. On her fifteenth birthday, a girl celebrates her passage to womanhood, gives thanks to God and is presented to the community as a woman. Although some Quinceanera traditions have changed, most customs such as the party, mass, gifts and more …

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Capital Of Spain

The Capital of Spain is Madrid, which is the largest city in the country. The Spanish Royal family and the Spanish Government reside in Madrid. The capital of Spain is rich in the color and flavor that is uniquely Spanish and is a very popular tourist destination, from the richness of the rising mountains, to the sparkling blue seas, to the perfectly manicured parks and historic monuments. Mad …

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Chris Brown Videos

Every true Chris Brown fan has probably already seen the best Chris Brown Videos of all time. Chris Brown first made himself known with the hit single "Run It!" in 2005, and he's been on the charts ever since. "Forever "This video is centered around, primarly, Chris dancing around a club. The video correlates with the song by showing him serenading a girl in the clu …

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Tupac Albums

Trying to come up with a list for the best Tupac albums is sure to generate heated debate among his fans - such was the quality of his work. Tupac Shakur was gunned down in 1996, but his music lives on in the six albums he released while alive and in the eight albums that were released following his death at only 25 years old. Tupac is a legend in the rap community, and so are his masterful albums …

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T.I. Albums

Menacing and swaggering are the best two words that people would call all T.I. albums. Those who aren't strongly familiar with the artist, might describe his split personality as bizarre. However, when T.I. is interviewed, he comes across as normal and relatable. A southern-based rapper, T.I. is a breath of fresh air in the ongoing east/west coast gangster rap rivalry. T.I.'s lyrics are st …

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Who Killed John Lennon?

Although there will always be questions surrounding his tragic death, who killed John Lennon has never been a mystery. The man who killed John Lennon lingered at the scene of the crime until he was arrested. Later identified as Mark David Chapman, the man who ultimately killed John Lennon loitered around the Lennon’s New York City apartment building for a few days before the shooting. To …

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Opinion: Video Games are Art

Following a U.S. Supreme Court decision to strike down a controversial video game violence law in California, a classic debate is once again relevant: Are video games art? Game Front columnist Jim Stark believes so. What's more, he believes that question was answered long before the law of the land officially recognized video games as a form of free speech. Head over to Game Front to read Stark's …

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Kid Rock Songs

Kid Rock songs evolved from rock songs you would hear at strip clubs into heartfelt country ballads. Lyrically, Kid Rock cleaned up his act over the years and stopped singing about partying and began writing lyrics about world events and emotions. In order to stay relevant and popular, a musician evolves as music trends change, even if it means leaving behind elements that once gained them popular …

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Indiana Senators

Indiana became a state in 1816, and soon after, two Indiana Senators were elected by the voters and sent to Washington D.C. Both newly elected Indiana Senators were Republicans, James Noble and Waller Taylor. Almost two hundred years later, the state of Indiana repeats history by electing the two current Republican Senators, Daniel Coats, who is up for re-election in 2012, and Richard Lugar, who f …

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2Nd President Of The United States

Thank John Adams, the 2nd president of the United States, for the barbeque, fireworks and parades on the 4th of July. Gushing about how we would celebrate Independence, he said, “It ought to be commemorated…with Pomp and Parade, with Shows, Games, Sports, Guns, Bells, Bonfires, and Illuminations from one End of this Continent to the other from this time forward forever more.” …

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Best Lyrics Of All Time

Words can heal or maim, calm or excite, and when you mix the right words with music, they turn into the best lyrics of all time. Lyrics can't become locked to a certain decade in time the way genres do, for sample the synth pop of the 80s. Embrace the thinking side of your emotions and let your brain and heart process these amazing lyrics. "What is my life without the heart at ris …

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Virtual Pet Games

There are a number of virtual pet games in which you have to feed, clean up after, love, and take to the bathroom a digital animal just as you would have to a real live pet. These virtual pet games can be used to teach responsibility and provide entertainment for those who do not or can not have pets. Facebook – Facebook has a number of virtual pet games. From tending to the far …

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Ben Franklin Biography

The Ben Franklin biography you read in school probably only emphasized the dry, political and scientific accomplishments of this founding father. What you may not know is that Franklin was not only our most notable Founding Father, he could out-pimp James Bond, and scheme better than P.T. Barnum. Born in Boston in 1706, Ben Franklin's father wanted him to enter the clergy. Luckily for the …

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If I Ever Feel Better Lyrics

The “If I Ever Feel Better” lyrics presaged the unexpected long and critically acclaimed career of French disco-inflected indie rock group Phoenix. With a combination of irony and whimsy, the lyrics created a template for many future Phoenix songs to come. “If I Ever Feel Better” was the first single from Phoenix’s fist album, “United.” The lyric …

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How To Make A Bow Out Of Ribbon

Learn how to make a bow out of ribbon to decorate presents, floral arrangements or for wedding or other special occasion decor. Most bows are derived from the basic bow and are adaptable to whatever size you want to make to suit your needs. Other materials can be used to make bows with, but for the purpose of this article, ribbon will be the material of choice. Ribbon can be purchased in varying c …

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Muddy Waters Biography

Muddy Waters was one of the greatest Blues musicians known to man and another link in the chain of what would evolve into Rock and Roll; our Muddy Waters biography is a brief introduction into his brilliance. According to records, he was born McKinley Morganfield on April 3, 1913, but later records have his date of birth listed as April 3, 1915. While the discrepancies in Muddy’s date of bir …

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Best Time To Visit Hawaii

The best time to visit Hawaii is whenever you can get away. The lush foliage, vibrant colored flowers, and white sandy beaches are enticing visitors year round to this tropical paradise.   The Islands. The six islands are very distinct and each island offers visitors a wide choice of activities, culture, and fun-packed experiences. You can go from the world-renowned Waikiki that is b …

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Arcade Shooting Games

Arcade shooting games separate the men from the boys and the women from the girls. People who are good at arcade shooting games have good eyesight, steady hands and the power to pay attention, despite any distractions. Arcade shooting games also have a huge fan following. So many, in fact, that vintage games end up in people's basements or game rooms. Some arcade shooting games end up in livin …

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Maximize Your Airline Rewards

The Points Guy tells us the best way to maximize airline miles and points and shares his favorite airline rewards credit cards

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Life on the World’s Best Airline

The citizens of Qatar, like the New York Yankees, live by a simple creed: “Good things happen more often than not when you have tons of money.” The Persian Gulf nation—spin your globe to Saudi Arabia and scan the eastern border—is slightly smaller in area than Connecticut with less than half the population (just 1.5 million people, three quarters of whom are temporary guest workers). Unlike Connec …

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Beatles Album Covers

From “Please Please Me” to “Let It Be,” The Beatles's album covers seemed to have evolved just as much as the music found on the records themselves. Early album covers such as “A Hard Day’s Night,” “Help” and “Beatles For Sale,” featured the Fab Four in classic portraits and poses, while “Revolver,” “Magical My …