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Given Amanda's penchant for swiping away hair to reveal smooth skin, it's surprising how quickly she has taken to her newest passion: eyelash extensions. Rather than pluck away lashes, she adds length and volume to create eyes that aim to smolder with a single blink.
Jack Berg, a doctor of chiropractic medicine, heads up the team at Diet Montana as they help patrons lose weight and discover healthier lifestyles. Dr. Berg leads this crusade by example, as he can frequently be seen going for runs around the city or wearing his marathon medals to the grocery store. He and his wellness coaches employ a five-step program when helping their clients slim down. These steps range from an intense fat-burning stage that they call "Boot Camp," all the way through to the final maintenance stage, which involves eating nutritious foods in healthy amounts to preserve newly svelte figures.
"Only the coolest place to go in Billings for great haircuts," reads the bio on Jim & Austin's Barber Shop's Facebook page. That description gets straight to the point, just like the old-school services at this barber shop. Here, guys can count on a trusty cut and shave without all the fuss. And while they wait for a turn in the barber's chair, they can sip on a refreshing, ice-cold retro soda pop.
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Since forming in the 1920s, the Harlem Globetrotters have continued to entertain millions of parents, children, and general basketball admirers with a trademark blend of athletic precision and razzle-dazzle showmanship. For the team's 2014 tour, a rotating [roster](http://gr.pn/PHdb6w) of Globetrotter favorites?including three female players?takes to the hardwood each game. Spectators might spot veteran guard [TNT](http://gr.pn/rOe0P4) sharing a behind-the-back pass with dunker [Quake](http://gr.pn/QTIGVh), whose high jump once cleared 7 feet, cruelly dashing his dreams of working in a ceiling-fan store. The Globetrotters might also present a study in contrasts with 5-foot-2 [Too Tall](http://gr.pn/PHdmPh) and 7-foot-4 [Stretch](http://gr.pn/1dYrbUt), the team?s tallest member. During each Globetrotters game, youngsters laugh along and witness the jovial jocks performing classic routines of unconventional passing and sudden transmutations of water into confetti. To infuse their visits with an extra shot of unpredictability, the Globetrotters also let fans in each city vote on special rules for every game; past rules have included the use of a four-point shot and the installation of a penalty box. Over the years, similar antics have followed the Globetrotters around the world, including to 122 countries and territories and all six continents on which basketballs grow naturally. The Globetrotters? extensive travels haven?t gone unnoticed: they?re one of the few teams to earn a spot in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as ambassadors of the sport.
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