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Three Interesting Weather Facts About U.S. Bank Stadium And Super Bowl LII

Forbes News Feed - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 15:03
Here are 3 interesting weather facts about U.S. Bank Stadium and Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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This Is It, the Most Epic Photo of the Northern Lights Ever

Travel and Leisure - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 15:00
<p>Seeing the <a href="http://www.travelandleisure.com/slideshows/best-places-to-see-the-northern-lights" target="_blank">Northern Lights</a> in real life is nothing short of spectacular. Getting to watch a show put on by Mother Nature in some of the most remote corners of the world is certainly exhilarating, but for <a href="http://www.ollietaylorphotography.com/" target="_blank">photographer Ollie Taylor</a> that experience became even more magical when a rainbow broke out just as the auroras began to shine.</p><p>While out in Iceland <a href="https://www.instagram.com/ollietaylorphotography/" target="_blank">Taylor</a> was able to capture the image that includes a lake, a waterfall, a rainbow and the bright green aurora above.</p><p>“Just as the Sun drives weather on Earth, solar activity is responsible for disturbances in our space environment,” the <a href="http://www.esa.int/spaceinimages/Images/2018/01/Rainbow_aurora" target="_blank">European Space Agency wrote</a> about <a href="https://www.facebook.com/OllieTaylorPhotography" target="_blank">Taylor’s photo</a>. It added that this space weather activity gives rise to auroras, which are produced by “electrically charged atomic particles streaming from the Sun colliding with charged particles in our atmosphere.”</p><p>“I hunted for a clear sky patch in Iceland eager to shoot a ‘<a href="http://www.travelandleisure.com/trip-ideas/nature-travel/victoria-falls-africa" target="_blank">moon bow</a>.’ We drove some 600 kilometers north to get the clear skies in the Lake Mývatn area, and the Godafoss Waterfall,” Taylor <a href="http://www.esa.int/spaceinimages/Images/2018/01/Rainbow_aurora" target="_blank">told the ESA</a>. “Eventually, after hours of shooting, you could see full colour in the rainbow, luckily at an angle that also allowed the capture of the aurora when it gave us a display!”</p><p>Capturing an epic photo like this may be next to impossible to recreate, but you can go and check out the auroras for yourself all over the globe and give <a href="http://www.travelandleisure.com/photography/photographing-northern-lights" target="_blank">night photography a try</a>.</p><p>Right now is the perfect time to go see them as the auroras are typically at their height during the winter. Try and <a href="http://www.travelandleisure.com/trip-ideas/nature-travel/best-places-to-see-northern-lights-march" target="_blank">plan a trip by the end of March</a> to destinations like Russia, Canada, <a href="http://www.travelandleisure.com/trip-ideas/nature-travel/finland-when-to-see-northern-lights" target="_blank">Finland</a> and <a href="http://www.travelandleisure.com/trip-ideas/nature-travel/iceland-when-to-see-northern-lights" target="_blank">Iceland</a> to have the best chances of spotting the Northern Lights. Just make sure to stay for at least two or three nights, that way you’ll likely get at least one night of clear skies. And don’t forget to pack your camera.</p>
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This Beach in the Netherlands Is Having a Year-long Party

Travel and Leisure - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 14:32
<p>The seaside resort town of <a href="https://denhaag.com/en/feestaanzee" target="_blank">Scheveningen</a>, in the Netherlands, is celebrating its <a href="https://denhaag.com/en/feestaanzee" target="_blank">200th birthday</a> this year. And to mark the occasion, they're throwing a beach party that will last for the entirety of 2018.</p><p>To kick off its second centennial, about 10,000 people stripped down for the annual New Year's Dive by swimming in the North Sea, which averages about 43 degrees Fahrenheit during January.</p><p>According to <a href="https://www.lonelyplanet.com/news/2018/01/24/scheveningen-netherlands-200-years/" target="_blank"><em>Lonely Planet</em></a>, there are a number of other events that celebrate the historic. beachy resort, including Rings Beside the Sea, which is a huge sand art project measuring 492 x 984 feet, the Sand Sculpting World Championships in June, the International Fireworks Festival in August and the world’s biggest motocross beach race in November.</p><p>Plus if you’re into boat races, you can also see the finish line of the nine-month long Volvo Ocean Race in Scheveningen coming in late June.</p><p><strong>Related:</strong> <a href="http://www.travelandleisure.com/hotels-resorts/netherlands-empty-prisons-turned-hotels" target="_blank">The Netherlands Is Turning Its Empty Prisons Into Hotels</a></p><p>And there are tons of music festivals, opera performances and art exhibitions scattered throughout the year, so any time is a <a href="https://denhaag.com/en/feestaanzee" target="_blank">great time to visit</a>.</p>
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Manufacturing Business For Sale: Keeping Drivers Safer: Business For Sale

Business Now Mag - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 14:28
This is a business for sale that relates to making roads not only in the UK but globally safer. How you may ask. I have realised that most car manufactures are over pricing safety equipment that can p
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Good news for Main Street is freaking out Wall Street

CNN News Feed - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 14:01
1. Market mayhem: Main Street is feeling good right now -- maybe a little too good if you ask Wall Street.
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The Best Times to Visit Yellowstone

Travel and Leisure - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 14:00
<p>As the first national park in the world, a <a href="http://www.travelandleisure.com/trip-ideas/national-parks/yellowstone-national-park-service-verlyn-klinkenborg" target="_blank">trip to Yellowstone</a> offers travelers the chance to experience both stunning natural beauty as well as an important piece of history. Almost four million visitors travel to the park each year to see its famous hot springs and hundreds of geysers — including the legendary Old Faithful.</p><p>While an argument could be made for visiting during every season of the year, there are certain factors to consider when planning a visit to <a href="http://www.travelandleisure.com/trip-ideas/national-parks/yellowstone-national-park-guide" target="_blank">Yellowstone National Park</a>.</p><h2>The Cheapest Time to Visit Yellowstone</h2><p>Flights to the nearest major airport in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, are typically cheapest between October and February, which is the park’s low season. Prices for lodging begin to drop after Labor Day, once the summer crowds have diminished and children are back in school. Keep in mind that road closures begin in late September or October depending on weather, so be sure to plan accordingly.</p><h2>The Best Times to Visit Yellowstone</h2><h3>The Best Times to Avoid Crowds</h3><p>Although many people are hesitant to plan outdoor-based vacations during the winter, it can sometimes be the most rewarding. When winter arrives at Yellowstone National Park, snow blankets the mountainous landscape — and leaves the most popular attractions blissfully crowd-free. For the adventurous (and those willing to brave an albeit biting cold), Yellowstone is home to some of the most overlooked backcountry skiing in the country. Just be sure to check for road closures well in advance, as they can hinder your attempts to visit Yellowstone.</p><h3>The Best Time to Visit Yellowstone for Wildlife</h3><p>Wildlife can be viewed year-round at Yellowstone, though the seasons will impact what species you see.</p><p>March and April are the best months to view bear, while the winter months are best for wolves and bighorn sheep. Elk, moose, bison, and mountain goats can be spotted during the summer months, which is also the park’s busiest season.</p><p>Fall, on the other hand, is a great time to see bear, elk, and raptors — while enjoying more mild weather. Be sure to maintain a safe distance when viewing wildlife for both your safety, in addition to the animals' wellbeing. The park specifically asks that visitors <a href="http://www.travelandleisure.com/trip-ideas/national-parks/selfies-in-yellowstone" target="_blank">do not approach wildlife to take photographs</a> or selfies. </p><h2>The Best Time to Visit Yellowstone for Photography</h2><p>It can be argued that there is no bad time for photographers to make a pilgrimage to Yellowstone. But during peak season, there will definitely be other people in those shots. For travelers looking to photograph Yellowstone, it can be worthwhile to visit during the winter months, when the park is much less crowded (no families huddled around Old Faithful). The winter is also a beautiful time to photograph snowfall, and steam rising from the hot springs and geysers. </p><h3>The Best Weather in Yellowstone</h3><p>Due to its high elevation, the weather at Yellowstone can be unpredictable year-round. Spring and fall highs range from 30 to 60 degrees Fahrenheit, with lows sometimes approaching 0 degrees. Summer highs are usually between 70 and 80 degrees, though it's not unheard of for cold nights to bring frost and freezing temperatures.</p><p>As with all mountainous regions, the temperature can fluctuate greatly, depending on elevation. Average precipitation is fairly consistent across all seasons, meaning travelers don't need to worry about traveling during (or avoiding) a rainy season. </p><h2>The Worst Time to Visit Yellowstone</h2><p>Unless you're planning on skiing, winter may be one of the most uncomfortable times to visit Yellowstone, when the highs rarely exceed 20 degrees Fahrenheit.</p><p>Though if you'd rather bundle up than mingle with throngs of other travelers, winter can be preferable to summer, which is the busiest time of year at Yellowstone. </p>
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Where Will Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, And Other Cryptocurrencies Be Twenty Years From Now?

Forbes News Feed - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 13:37
Cryptocurrency investors should look beyond the recent market roller coaster.
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This New App Is Like Airbnb for Luxury and Vintage Cars

Travel and Leisure - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 13:30
<p>Although you may have dreams of crossing the country in a stylish vintage convertible, your budget may have other ideas. But that doesn’t mean you can’t — at least temporarily — drive around in the vintage car of your dreams.</p><p>A new app called <a href="https://driveshare.com/" target="_blank">DriveShare</a> is billing itself as an Airbnb-esque way to rent out vintage and luxury cars. Users can choose from a selection of about 600 unique cars around the country and rent them out directly from their owners.</p><p><strong>Related:</strong> <a href="http://www.travelandleisure.com/travel-tips/ground-transportation/how-get-cheaper-car-rentals" target="_blank">3 Secret Ways to Get Cheaper Car Rentals</a></p><p>“The popular vehicles are classics that are easy to drive and iconic, cars like Ford Mustangs and Porsche 911s,” Peter Zawadzki, the app’s creator, <a href="https://www.afar.com/magazine/driveshare-is-the-airbnb-of-cool-vintage-cars?" target="_blank">told AFAR</a>. “Cars that put a smile on everyone’s face.”</p><p>However, users can also find Lamborghinis, <a href="http://www.travelandleisure.com/cruises/norwegian-cruise-lines-ferrari-racetrack" target="_blank">Ferraris</a>, Porsches, Jaguars and many more iconic brands of car. The cars range from about $100 to $2,500 per day, depending on make and model.</p><p><strong>Related:</strong> <a href="http://www.travelandleisure.com/worlds-best/car-rental-agencies" target="_blank">The Best Car Rental Agencies for Your Money</a></p><p>Customers sign up for an account on DriveShare, wait for verification from the app’s insurance companies and then can sign up to drive. Once customers and owners reach an agreement, they meet for an exchange, tour of the car and key exchange.</p><p>Owners may also choose to rent out their cars solely for “static use,” if you just want to stage a photoshoot around a cool, vintage vehicle.</p><p>Those who like the idea of peer-to-peer car-sharing can also peruse apps like <a href="https://turo.com/" target="_blank">Turo</a> or <a href="https://www.getaround.com/" target="_blank">Getaround</a> to find other cars owned by locals while traveling.</p>
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Ryanair grows in Middle East with new Jordan flights

CNN News Feed - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 12:09
Europe's biggest low-cost airline is adding a new destination in the Middle East.
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Get a Two-night Stay at This Beach Resort in Florida for Only $196 Per Night

Travel and Leisure - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 12:01
<p><em>T+L launched Operation Vacation to inspire workers to use their days off and get away, offering exclusive travel discounts as incentive. For the latest deals on hotels, airfare, cruises, and trip packages, visit <a href="http://www.travelandleisure.com/operation-vacation" target="_blank"><strong>travelandleisure.com/operation-vacation</strong></a></em></p><p>Florida: 30 percent off <a href="https://www.hendersonbeachresort.com/" target="_blank">the Henderson</a>, a seaside manor on the sugar-white sands of the state’s Gulf Coast. Don’t miss the 10,000 square foot spa, which has treatments such as sea salt body scrubs and neroli blossom massages. </p><p>Operation Vacation includes:</p><p>*Two nights in a Gulf View, Pool View or Spa Queen/King rooms</p><p>*Complimentary parking</p><p>*2pm late check out</p><p>Original Price: From $280 per night</p><p><strong>T + L Price:</strong> From $196 per night; book by March 31 for travel through December 31, 2018.</p><p>Booking details: Use booking code TLPRO18 when calling 855-741-2777.</p><p>Availability: Blackout dates apply on holidays and holiday weekends (Memorial Day Weekend, Fourth of July Weekend, Labor Day Weekend). Based on availability</p>
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BBC Business News Feed: Airlines probed over 'confusing' seating policy

Business Now Mag - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 11:40
A review will examine whether passengers are deliberately split up so they pay to sit together.
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BBC Business News Feed: Amber Rudd hits back at Tory Brexiteers

Business Now Mag - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 11:37
The home secretary says ministers are more united on Brexit than critics claim.
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Manufacturing Business For Sale: Fireplace And Stove Marble And Granite Business For Sale

Business Now Mag - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 10:56
Fireplace and stove retail showroom marble quartz and granite business including 3 metre bridge saw 2 metre saw polishing bench vacuum bench fork lift truck and many extras
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Forbes China Celebrity Lister Kris Wu Makes History At Super Bowl Live Concert

Forbes News Feed - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 10:34
Wu is also a Super Bowl LII ambassador
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