Monthly Archives: March 2014




A dog will always understand you. This is because humans and dogs have had this connection for tens of thousands of years, thanks to behavioral and neural similarities in their brains, as well as sharing a similar social environment. Research shows that humans and dogs use similar brain mechanisms to process social information. This may support the successfulness of vocal communication between…




Hedda Berntsen, a very unique, awesome and all around skier from Norway announces her retirement from professional skiing following the 2014 season: “I have decided to retire from professional ski racing, and would like to thank my mom.The only person I know who loves skiing more than me is my mom. I couldn’t have been luckier with my mom – considering…


On Sunday, the 2014 Winter Paralympics came to an end with the closing ceremonies, as the nations proudly marched through the arena one final time to be acknowledged for their efforts in Sochi, Russia. With the games now in the books, we have a final tally for the medal count, which host nation Russia dominated from the jump. Russia earned…


Alpine Skiing: Bode Miller finished third in the World Cup Finals super-G, while overall leader Aksel Lund Svindal was a disappointing 16th and conceded he will fall from the top of the standings over the final two races. The six-time Olympic medalist Miller appeared to agonizingly miss his first World Cup win since 2011 by .01 of a second until the final…


Russia turned out a strong performance on the seventh day of the Sochi Paralympics, winning seven gold medals, three silver and four bronze. The gold medals included Men’s Alpine Skiing in Super Combined and Standing Visually Impaired. All in all, the Russian athletes grabbed 14 medals during the day. Petushkov is the hero of this Paralympics, winning a record-breaking five gold…