Category Archives: Hobbies and Games – Other

Online Games at Pogocom

I recently discovered a great gaming site online that allows you to play really great games free of charge. You can also, for about $29.99 (special price through January 08) become a member and get more “members only games” as well as other advantages. The really cool thing about pogo? You can win money just

How to Play Ladder Golf

Before you can play a line must be set 5 paces from the ladder. This is the called the toss line. The toss line is 15 feet away but most players measure 5 paces from the game ladder to place the toss line. This allows for a closer toss line for children’s games. Ladder Golf

Weapons Policies at Sci Fi and Fantasy Conventions

Imagine, if you will, a Klingon without a weapon. How about Darth Vader without a light sabre? But try to get through the door of a Con with a 2-handed Claymore, and you may be sitting in the parking lot for the weekend. Most cons will allow weapons if they are part of a costume,

An Introduction to Renaissance Faires

Those romantic days of yore still live at renaissance faires all over the world. Always spelled with an ‘e’ at the end, and usually referred to as “faire” rather than “the faire” by regulars, faire is a way to step out of the stress and madness of the modern world and relax for a day

Fossil Fossils Tips for Fossil Hunting Fossil Hunting

When setting out to fossil hunt, there are several things to consider beforehand. Whether its choosing the right equipment and gear or knowing where to look and documenting your finds, these are just some of many tips for fossil hunting. Below is information for those who have an interest into paleontology and gathering fossils. Location,

The best Games to Improve Memory

Exercise strengthens and builds muscles. Memory games will strengthen and build your brain the same way. With memory a use it or lose it’ proposition, you’d do well to add memory games to your daily exercise program. There are board games like Trivial Pursuit, Concentration, and Go to the Head of the Class that rely

Tips for Fossil Hunting

Fossil hunting can be so exciting. To find the remains of a creature that lived thousands, if not millions, of years ago is absolutely thrilling. Actually, a fossil is not only about the remains of a dead animal or plant, it can also be the imprint that the creature/plant has made in the rock. This

Used Books on the Internet a Buyers Guide

When it comes to buying used books online, you need to consider three things: the safety of your credit/debit card number, the price of the book and the cost of shipping and handling. Big, established merchants tend to be more trustworthy, but it’s the little guy that usually offers the best prices. The good news

The Art of Story Telling

When I was a kid, Dad would tell me a story each morning as we waited for the school bus. This tale was often a series, that would not be started up again till next morn. That was how I came to look forward to those bleak dawn mornings (or at least partly did). Now,

How to Build a Horseshoe Pit

Building a perfect horseshoe pit will bring years of enjoyment. It’s a fun way to enjoy physical activity with family and friends. Once you’ve purchased a good set of horseshoes and you’ve played some games at your local park or friends’ homes, you’ll want to build your own horseshoe pit. The location of your permanent

The Types of Brain Teaser Worksheets that help Kids Learn

Brain teaser worksheets can teach your children important critical thinking skills. Not only will they expand your kid’s brain function, they are also a lot of fun. Brain teasers come in many different varieties. Some are associated with numbers, letters, or logic. Below are the major types of brain teaser worksheets for your kids. Brain

How to Make an Ecological Bag

An ecological bag is a responsible option for humans who are interested in preserving the natural environment, living in harmony with it, rather than destroying it. There are many ways of creating an ecological bag – from reusing already fabricated materials that would otherwise end up as waste in harmful landfill, to crafting something from

How to Win on Slot Machines

If you have a secret desire to win the lottery or some other kind of jackpot, you are not alone. While getting a lottery ticket is a somewhat mundane and quick event, casinos, on the other hand, have an enigmatic ambiance. This atmosphere, with hypnotic sounds and flashing lights, can be addictive. Gambling at a

Are Board Games or Video Games more Entertaining – Board

I think there equally entertaining to different generations . Board games very often represent some family time of fun with friends . They are more about fun rather than best scores . In each forum it is nice to win but the isolation that these video games bring and there content are worrying. Spending time

Gardening as a Hobby

Gardening is a great hobby for all sorts of reasons. It gets you outside and into nature. If you own even a postage stamp-sized plot of land, gardening gets you “in tune” with nature and makes you a willing participant in the ongoing creation of Earth. The same can also hold true even if you

Casino Rng Gamblers Bad Habits in a Casino

Fallacies and Fools to Avoid in the Casino   I like to gamble, so sue me.  I gamble more than I should, but I gamble less than would qualify me for joining gamblers anonymous in Seattle.  I would enjoy it a lot more however, if not for these infuriating traits of my fellow addicts, eh that

What is Letterboxing

Letterboxing is a fun hobby involving elements of treasure hunting, hiking and adventure, and is suitable for the whole family. This activity is said to have been started in England during the 19th century by a Victorian gentleman who hid his calling card in a bottle. Present day letterboxing has deviated quite a bit from

How to Put together a Jigsaw Puzzle

The most efficient way to build a puzzle is to separate all of the end pieces first. Once you have the end pieces together you can see the outline of the puzzle and go from there. As you do this don’t just throw the other pieces back in the box. Leave them right side up

What to know when Choosing a Metal Detector

A good quality metal detector is not cheap to buy, so it is worth taking the time to do a bit research.  You need to find out what to know before choosing a metal detector. The first thing to consider is what your budget is.  It’s no good checking out top of the range metal

Tips for Winning Internet Games

There are a whole range of Internet games that you can choose from.  Some Internet games are over in just a few minutes, where other Internet games may go on for as long as you want them to.  Some games may mean that you could win money, whilst others you may simply be playing for