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Marijuana Study Finds CBD Can Cause Liver Damage

Forbes News Feed - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 21:34
Although CBD is often revered as a miracle drug, a new study finds that it could be causing liver damage.
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Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night's Release Trailer Features Shovel Knight, Teases Child Of Light Crossover

Game Informer News Feed - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 20:44
Publisher: 505 Games Developer: ArtPlay Release: June 18, 2019 Rating: Rating Pending Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC

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With today's launch of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, 505 Games released a new trailer showing off the game, along with some more details and hints on the game's DLC.

The trailer boasts robust crafting and character customization options and retro-styled challenges, along with 13 upcoming pieces of DLC, all of which will be free. Among these features are a classic mode, new game +, boss-rush mode, a roguelike dungeon, speedrun mode, three new characters, co-op, versus mode, online play, a "nightmare" difficulty, plus more.

The trailer goes on to show an uncomfortably beefed-up Shovel Knight mode in the game, using his signature shovel to metaphorically dig his enemies' graves.

Perhaps most intriguingly, however, a very familiar tune plays after the screen fades to black. The melody is unmistakably from Child of Light, but what exactly this means beyond a hinted crossover with the game is unclear.

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is now available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, with the Switch version launching next week on June 25. For more on the game, read about the game's full DLC plans, or look at our preview on one of its upcoming characters!

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New York Could Become First State To Be Completely Done With Private Prisons

Forbes News Feed - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 19:50
New York State has been leading the way in flexing its muscles with respect to the private prison industry. Let’s take a look at what these three policies in concert mean, and what may come next as Bill S5433 goes to the Assembly and ultimately the Governor for approval as soon as this week.
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Salesforce.com's Tableau Acquisition: Admitting Organic Innovation Failure?

Forbes News Feed - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 19:24
Last week, Salesforce announced the intention to acquire Tableau for $15.7B. Patrick Moorhead explores more into this announcement.
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Overwatch's Limited-Time Baptiste Event Starts Today

Game Informer News Feed - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 19:01
Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment Developer: Blizzard Entertainment Release: May 24, 2016 Rating: Teen Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC

Overwatch players recently got a chance to learn more about Baptiste through a short story, and today the company has revealed that we'll be able to earn a host of in-game goodies for the combat medic through a limited-time Baptiste Reunion Challenge. From today through July 1, players can earn a player icon, epic Battle Medic Baptiste skin, and a slew of sprays by winning matches in quick play, competitive, or arcade. 

In addition to the goods you can unlock by playing, you can earn more sprays by watching participating Twitch streamers in two-hour increments, topping off at six total hours.

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If you're not into Baptiste (or even if you are, really), today also marks the release of Overwatch's new Replays feature on all platforms. Here, you can watch previous matches from a variety of different perspectives. It's a great way to gloat or critique your own performance, depending on how well you fared in any given game.

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Entrepreneur: How Illinois Became the Only State to Legalize Weed Sales Without a Referendum

Business Now Mag - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 19:00
Illinois lawmakers managed to pass a bill because they dealt upfront with tough social justice issues.
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Entrepreneur: Avoid Negativity by Embracing This Hidden Part of Your Personality

Business Now Mag - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 18:30
Jack Canfield says that meeting your goals can be as easy as appealing to the person inside you.
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Digital Optimization Isn't Digital Transformation

Forbes News Feed - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 18:27
Optimizing your business with technology is not the same as digital transformation with a customer centric approach. Next generation technologies can enable digital transformation if they are properly utilized.
Categories: Business

The Division 2 Adds The 'Gunner' Specialization In Today's Update

Game Informer News Feed - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 18:23
Publisher: Ubisoft Developer: Ubisoft Massive Release: March 15, 2019 Rating: Not rated Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC

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In today's update for Tom Clancy's The Division 2, players can gain access to the new "gunner" specialization, which comes with the new rapid-fire minigun, the "banshee" skill, and the riot-foam grenade.

The minigun gives players a temporary boost in defense when in use, while raining down bullets upon targets for a short period of time. The "banshee" signature skill causes confusion for enemies – even when under cover – and the riot-foam grenade temporarily immobilizes opponents, leaving them open to attacks.

The specialization is free, but those without the year one pass will need to complete five in-game challenges to unlock it. Those with the pass will have instant access to the specialization, but can still complete the challenges for additional cosmetic items.

The Division 2 is available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and is coming to Google Stadia. For more on the game's future, catch up on where it's headed next, or read our review!

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Twitter Goes into Meltdown over Garlic Peeling Hack

Fine Dining Lovers News Feed - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 18:00
A video hack for the quick and easy way to peel garlic bulbs has gone viral on twitter, and it's blowing people's minds. Take a look.
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Entrepreneur: Why Apple Evangelist Oleksandr Kosovan Is Competing With His Favorite Company

Business Now Mag - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 18:00
He spent over a month's salary on his first Apple keyboard and lived in a dorm room while starting his business. This is his story.
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2020 Ford Explorer rated as high as 24 mpg combined

The Car Connection News Feed - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 18:00
The 2020 Ford Explorer is frugal for a full-size SUV, even with optional all-wheel drive. EPA ratings indicate it may be the thriftiest of its direct rivals. The EPA last week released its fuel economy estimates for the new SUV and show the 2020 Explorer will return up to 21 mpg city, 28 mpg highway, and 24 mpg combined. Those figures come with...
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How To Crush Your Competition Through Customer Service Kindness

Forbes News Feed - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 17:57
It’s entirely possible to vaporize your competition, one customer service interaction at a time. It’s a simple concept, but a profoundly effective strategy. Here’s how to go about it.
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Adults Can Visit Disneyland Paris for the Price of a Child Ticket This Summer

Travel and Leisure - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 17:48
<p>Not many sites in Paris are as popular as the Eiffel Tower or the Louvre, but <a href="https://www.disneylandparis.com/en-us/" target="_blank">Disneyland Paris</a> has made its own impact on the city, welcoming over 15 million people in 2018 according to last year’s <a href="http://www.teaconnect.org/images/files/328_669153_190522.pdf" target="_blank">Global Attractions Attendance Report</a>. And although Disney characters and the themed amusement park may be most popular among kids, what adult doesn’t secretly love the <a href="https://www.travelandleisure.com/trip-ideas/disney-vacations/why-visit-disneyland-paris" target="_blank">thrill of a ride</a> or a casual spotting of their favorite childhood Disney character?</p><p>Thanks to a new summer offer from <a href="https://www.travelandleisure.com/trip-ideas/disney-vacations/disneyland-paris" target="_blank">Disneyland Paris</a>, adults can now visit the amusement park for the same price as a child. For the resort’s MINI validity period — which typically includes weekday visits — the cost for both children and adults is $61.68, while the more desirable MAGIC and SUPER MAGIC dates are priced at $82.24 and $96.76, respectively. With Disneyland Paris’ <a href="https://www.disneylandparis.com/en-us/tickets/adult-at-child-price/" target="_blank">“Adult at Child Price” offer</a>, adults can save up to $37 off the gate ticket price, according to the resort’s booking site.</p><p>The special <a href="https://www.thesun.co.uk/travel/9287523/disneyland-paris-cheap-tickets-deal/" target="_blank">offer is available</a> for new bookings made by Sept. 29 for a one-day visit by Sept. 30, 2019. The offer’s MINI, MAGIC, and SUPER MAGIC tickets are valid starting the day following the date of purchase. These <a href="https://www.travelandleisure.com/trip-ideas/disney-vacations/disneyland-disney-world-tickets-discount" target="_blank">special offer</a> tickets are nonrefundable and a maximum of six tickets can be booked per order. The offer is not available at the park’s entrance.</p><p>At Disneyland Paris children under the age of 3 at the time of visit don't need a ticket.</p>
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I miss Davey G. Johnson

Auto Blog News Feed - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 17:47

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Entrepreneur: The Ugly Truth About 'Vanity Metrics': 3 Keys to Gaining an Accurate Picture

Business Now Mag - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 17:30
Data is hardly in short supply, which is why it's so important to understand what to measure and how it relates to your business.
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Queen Elizabeth's Former Villa in Malta Is for Sale

Travel and Leisure - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 17:29
<p>If you’ve ever dreamed of living just like <a href="https://www.travelandleisure.com/travel-tips/celebrity-travel/how-queen-elizabeth-travels" target="_blank">Queen Elizabeth</a>, now’s your chance. All you need is $6.7 million to do it.</p><p>The Queen’s one-time villa, <a href="https://www.homesofquality.com.mt/en/property/914956/Gwardamangia-Villa" target="_blank">Villa Guardamangia</a>, located in Malta, is officially for sale. According to <a href="https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/06/12/queens-former-malta-home-villa-guardamangia-sale-for5-million/" target="_blank"><em>The Telegraph</em></a>, the palazzo-style mansion nestled in the outskirts of the Maltese capital Valletta, served as an official royal residence immediately after Elizabeth’s marriage to Prince Phillip.</p><img alt="Villa Guardamangia "src="https://cdn-image.travelandleisure.com/sites/default/files/styles/1600x1000/public/1560350947/villa-guardamangia-MALTAHOME0619.jpg?itok=wDghZibz"><p>At the time, <em>The Telegraph</em> explained, the then-princess was not only a senior member of the royal family but also a Navy wife to her new husband. So, she lived in <a href="https://www.travelandleisure.com/travel-guide/malta" target="_blank">Malta</a> on and off from 1949 and 1951 while Philip served in the Royal Navy Mediterranean Fleet. It was a place the Queen herself remembered fondly during a trip to Malta in 2015.</p><p>"Visiting Malta is always very special for me,” she <a href="https://www.marieclaire.com/celebrity/a27945899/queen-elizabeth-malta-villa-guardamangia-for-sale/" target="_blank">said</a>. “I remember happy days here with Prince Philip when we were first married.”</p><p>During the trip, the former Maltese president Marie Louise Coleiro presented her and the Duke of Edinburgh with a watercolor of their one-time villa, <em>The Telegraph</em> noted.</p><p>However, since the couple moved out the mansion reportedly fell into disrepair. But, that doesn’t mean it’s not worth its hefty price tag.</p><p>The home, built in 1900 still comes with six bedrooms, three bathrooms, and a grand "sala nobile" living room. It also has various guest quarters and servant quarters. The property, <em>The Telegraph</em> added, has "great historical value" according to estate agents Homes of Quality. It also comes with stunning ocean views over Marsamxett Harbor.</p><p>The villa’s listing also noted the home’s spacious interior rooms along with its high ceilings. It added, “The main house is further complemented with stables, various guest/servant quarters, cellars, shelter etc. The property is just crying out for a great conversion and will make a superb residence or possibly a commercial venue.”</p><p>If you’re up for a little renovation work this home, and its history, can be yours. All you need to do is <a href="https://www.homesofquality.com.mt/en/property/914956/Gwardamangia-Villa" target="_blank">bid on it here</a>. </p>
Categories: Travel

English National Opera looking for 100,000 sq ft new home

Property Week News Feed - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 17:17
English National Opera (ENO) has launched a search for a new 100,000 sq ft world class production and office facility to become its next home in London.
Categories: Property