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Two Major California Crops Go Head-To-Head

Sat, 3 Dec 2016 12:12:00 -0500

At $58 billion in revenue compared to $3-5 billion, wine certainly outpaces cannabis in California--for now. Shutterstock The wine business accounts for 325,000 jobs in Californiaand, according to Press Democrat’sBill Swindell,the cannabis business in the state is estimated to supportabout 300,000 jobs. Swindell claims the cannabis industry providesone of the biggest [...]


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Do New Yorkers Really Know More About Wine Than Londoners?

Sat, 3 Dec 2016 11:38:00 -0500

Do young people drink wine? Yes they do, at least in London and in New York. A study made in these two cities shows that they are even very interested in wine.


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Rolling Stones Pianist Chuck Leavell Worries About Climate Change, Hopes Trump Does The Right Thing

Sat, 3 Dec 2016 11:25:00 -0500

In the first part of this interview series, the great Rolling Stones and Allman Brothers keyboardist Chuck Leavell discussed the brand-new Stones LP “Blue and Lonely,” Mick Jagger, the differences between Keith Richards' and Eric Clapton’s guitar styles and more. Here, Leavell gives insight about the impending Trump administration and [...]


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Box Office: 'Moana' Passing $100M, 'Fantastic Beasts' At $170M, 'Doctor Strange' Hits $210M

Sat, 3 Dec 2016 11:00:00 -0500

'Moana', 'Fantastic Beasts,' 'Allied,' and 'Arrival' all had decent post-Thanksgiving holds on Friday.


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Box Office: Satan Tops God On Friday, Natalie Portman's 'Jackie' Shines In Five Theaters

Sat, 3 Dec 2016 10:45:00 -0500

Neither wide-ish release did well, but the scary supernatural thriller made a lot more (on more screens) than the faith-based holiday drama.


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Top 5 Christmas and Hanukkah Must Haves From 'Shark Tank'

Sat, 3 Dec 2016 10:01:00 -0500

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or even Chrismukkah, you may find something to your liking in this list of top five holiday must-haves that were pitched on ABC’s hit business reality show Shark Tank. Tipsy Elves You have been invited to an ugly Christmas sweater party, and the host [...]


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The 11 Most Clever Children's Products From Shark Tank11 Most Clever Children's Products From Shark TankFunBitesMod Mom FurnitureMyDrinkyNeatCheeksThe Home TYourself ExpressionMonkey MatHot Tot Children's HaircareMyself BeltsLollacupezpz

Sat, 3 Dec 2016 10:01:00 -0500

For seven seasons running, ABC's hit business reality showShark Tankhas given America a glimpse of the most innovative small businesses from across the country. Here's a look at 11 most clever children's products from the show.

Cut up fruit, cheese, sandwiches, brownies into squares, triangles and hearts with FunBites' patented food cutters. They're a godsend for picky eaters and children with special needs. Cost: $9.99 each.


"Quickly and easily creates bite-sizedfunkids can’t resist," said CEO Bobbie Rhoads. "Each two-piece set comes with a curved blade cutter to cut through any kid-friendly food and a matching popper top to pop out the bite-sized pieces."


Sales blasted fivefold after Rhoads appeared on Shark Tank in February 2015. Some $100,000 in orders poured in on Amazon.com alone in five days after the airing. FunBites went from being sold in 50 stores to more than 450 including Buy Buy Baby and Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY).FunBites has won more than 25 design and innovation awards includingKimberly ClarkHuggies Mom Inspired, Mom's Choice, Mom's Best, Parent Tested Parent Approved, Green Scene Mom and National Lekotek Able Play for Children with Special Needs like Autism.

Mod Mom toy boxes ($375-$550)are handmade in the U.S. among very few other well-made,modern-styletoy boxes on the market."These modern heirloom pieces can be passed down and/or repurposed and are eco-friendly and beautifully hand-crafted using old-fashioned woodworking techniques," said creatorKiersten Hathcock. "The designs are popular with families who love modern style and want their kids' furniture to blend in with the rest of their decor."

Hathcock made an on-air deal with Robert Herjavec in a 2011 episode but it never went through. Shark Tank doubled retail sales and led to an expansion into a full-fledged line of furniture and a partnership with an upholstery designer.

Mompreneur Brenda Lee Feldmandeveloped MyDrinky, a two-piece adjustable juice box holder, in 2013.The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office awarded her both a design and utility patent on MyDrinky ($9.95) in April 2015. It's sold at 180 boutiques and at Inchbug.com.

Kids dislike getting their faces wiped. Make it more fun and fuss free with NeatCheeks -- the firstflavored face wipes. Cost:$4.99 for a 25-count pack and $3.49 for a 12-count pack.


"NeatCheekswas created out of necessity because I did not want to fight face wiping anymore," said Danielle Stangler, founder and CEO. "We use natural stevia, a plant extract to flavor and moisturize.[...]


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The London Hotel Where Ideas Come To Life

Sat, 3 Dec 2016 10:00:00 -0500

LONDON –The private club turned hotel has everything you need to turn dreams into reality. Television studio included.


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The Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa: Cementing Grand Cayman's Place as a Caribbean Culinary Capital

Sat, 3 Dec 2016 09:46:00 -0500

The Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa, Cayman Islands There is a lot to love about the Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa, Cayman Islands:Kimpton’s first international resort andGrand Cayman's first new property in a decade. As the tallest building on island and Kimpton’s foray into the luxury market, the hotel cuts a [...]


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5 Reasons NASA Should Study Earth And They All Start With 'B'

Sat, 3 Dec 2016 09:07:00 -0500

5 reasons it is vital that NASA study the Earth and oddly, they all start with the letter "B."


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Youth Sports Viral Video Star Cody Paul Has Grown Up Just Fine, Thank You

Sat, 3 Dec 2016 01:13:00 -0500

VideoThere are many momentsthat can hit you upside the head withhow quickly time passes, and one of them happened in the last month: Cody Paul, the 12-year-old whose amazing moves on the football field became the Internet's first sports viral video, completed his college football career. The video above, produced by [...]


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Ranked: The 9 Best Atlanta Airport Hotels

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 22:55:00 -0500

If you've ever flown in or out of Atlanta, the world's busiest airport by passenger traffic, you know there are a lot of airport hotel options to choose from. In this feature, we cut through the noise and rank the top 9 Atlanta airport hotels to help you choose the perfect one for you.


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Rolling Stones' Chuck Leavell Discusses Breaking New Studio Release: 'Blue And Lonesome'

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 21:55:00 -0500

Chuck Leavell is neither British nor is he an official member of The Rolling Stones, but he might as well be: He has toured and recorded with the famous rock band now for more than three decades. As such, the venerable keyboardist, who hails from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, plays an important [...]


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Designer Dolls: Jeremy Scott Gives Barbie A Moschino Makeover

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 18:38:00 -0500

Ken has been taking some style tips from Moschino creative director, Jeremy Scott. The doll versions of Moschino creative director Jeremy Scott and supermodel Stella Maxwell are practically mirror reflections of reality. (Left photo courtesy of Barbie, right photo The MoschinoBarbie and Ken collector’s edition set is modeled after the designer himself [...]


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Nicholas Walters' Decision To Quit Against Vasyl Lomachenko Is Understandable, But Still Inexcusable

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 17:27:00 -0500

Boxing is a tough sport, but quitting on the stool is a transgression few fighters ever overcome. Nicholas Walters now has to climb that mountain.


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Amy Schumer In Talks For Sony's Live-Action 'Barbie'

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 17:00:00 -0500

Sony's theoretical 'Barbie' movie just became Sony's highly probable 'Barbie' movie.


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The Insanity Of Fighting Childhood Cancer By Selling Slurpees

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 16:47:00 -0500

7-Eleven's Slurpee® Slurp4Good™ fundraiser markets sugary drinks as a way to donate to cancer care at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. With nearly 34 teaspoons of sugar in each drink, is this any way to raise money for cancer?


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Aerin Lauder and Olivia Palermo Host A Holiday Dinner For AERIN Fashion Accessories

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 16:24:00 -0500

"It was important for me to work with someone that felt authentic to the brand and represented the modern woman of today," said Lauder.


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All-New 2017 Honda CR-V - Improved Across the Board

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 16:01:00 -0500

All-new 2017 Honda CR-V improves the vehicle in many ways. The top selling crossover SUV becomes even more competitive and should maintain its sales lead over Toyota RAV4, Ford Escape and Nissan Rogue.


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Natalie Portman as Jackie Kennedy Wears Piaget Jade and Gold Watch

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 15:05:00 -0500

Natalie Portman portrays "Jackie" Kennedy- one of the most famed First Ladies of the 20th century. She embodies the class of the era, wearing a replica of a Piaget jade and gold watch that Jackie actually owned.


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Luxury Gift Ideas for Travelers 2016

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 14:45:00 -0500

Usually, the man that has everything is the man that also racks up a bunch of frequent-flyer miles. Whether he is going on one of his many business conferences across the globe, or jetting off to some exotic locale for a long weekend, his time spent on trains, planes or [...]


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Trump's Carrier Deal Could Create Jobs -- And Policy Chaos

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 14:39:00 -0500

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 01: Vice President-elect Governor Mike Pence greeets President-elect Donald Trump as he takes the stage to speak to workers at Carrier air conditioning and heating on December 1, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images) The deal President-elect Trump scored with Carrier Corp. to keep [...]


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Pussy Riot on Surviving Trump: 'Think About People You Can Help. It Will Help You.'

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 14:15:00 -0500

The Russian musician-activist Nadya Tolokonnikova, no stranger to despotic rulers, spoke about how to weather four years of Donald Trump at Art Basel-Miami Beach.


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14 Surprising Facts About Health Savings Accounts (HSA)

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 13:25:00 -0500

A health savings account offers some of the best tax advantages available anywhere. In this article we cover those advantages and other tips on how to make the most of an HSA.


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The Best Value Wines To Pour At Book Club

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 12:52:00 -0500

I have been a card-carrying member of a book club for decades and there is one truth to every gathering we’ve had over the years: wine is always consumed. Sure, we talk about the books but wine is the special sauce. I also consider my book club gatherings to be [...]


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Does Voxels 'Crypto-To-Equity' Exchange Offer Glance Of VR Future?

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 12:29:00 -0500

Selling a cryptographic token to raise money for a company is nothing new, but using crypto tokens to buy an equity stake in a company is another twist. Now leading virtual reality (VR) world builder and marketplace Voxelus, co-founded by serial entrepreneur Halsey Minor behind CNET and Salesforce.com, is to [...]


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Inside The Most Star-Studded Parties at Art Basel Miami Beach 2016

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 12:23:00 -0500

See photos from the most exclusive celebrity parties at this year's Art Basel Miami Beach.


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