The creator of one of the year’s most anticipated games is under fire for saying his employees worked ‘100-hour weeks’ to make it

Rockstar Games co-founder Dan Houser said his employees worked “100-hour weeks” to finish its highly anticipated game “Red Dead Redemption 2.” He was criticized for creating harsh working conditions, which critics say are widespread in the gaming industry. Houser clarified that only a few employees worked that much, and only for a few weeks. “Additional effort is a choice,” he said. Rockstar Games co-founder Dan Houser is under fire for saying the company’s latest game, “Red Dead Redemption 2,” cost its employees 100-hour workweeks to finish. “We were working 100-hour weeks,” Houser told New York magazine. That works out to 20 hours a day if the employees are working five… Read More

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A New Jersey man says he has eaten plain cheese pizza for dinner every night for the last 37 years

Mike Roman, a man from Hackensack, New Jersey, says he has eaten pizza for dinner every night for the last 37 years. In addition to his daily cheese slice, the 41-year-old teacher also eats a peanut butter sandwich for lunch. He said he’s healthy because “pizza has three of the four basic food groups.” A North Jersey man says that for the last 37 years, he has had pizza for dinner every night. Mike Roman, who is from Hackensack, New Jersey, went on Tom La Vecchia’s “New Theory” podcast to discuss his dietary habit. We first saw the story when the North Jersey Record reported it. Speaking to La Vecchia,… Read More

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Angel’s Landing featured as one of the 50 best trails in the world

SALT LAKE CITY ? Zion National Park has made a habit of “landing” on lists of must-see places. Most recently, the park received some love from Lonely Planet, a well-known travel guide publisher and website. In its new book “Epic Hikes of the World,” Lonely Planet highlights “50 incredible hiking routes in 30 countries, from New Zealand to Peru, plus a further 150 suggestions.” And what hike should land a featured spot in the North America section? Utah’s very own Angel’s Landing. “Epic Hikes of the World” gives a first-person account of each highlighted trail. The book features beautiful photographs and illustrated maps. Additionally, it contains trip planning advice and… Read More

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Jeff Bezos defends spending his Amazon billions on space travel

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos defended his pursuit of space travel with his Blue Origin rocket venture, telling a crowd at Wired’s 25th anniversary summit in San Francisco that it’s only by taking big risks and pursuing personal visions that humanity can progress in meaningful ways. Bezos became the world’s richest person in July, thanks largely to increases in Amazon’s stock price. He has since faced criticism for how he decides to spend his wealth, although the executive did just announce a $2 billion nonprofit initiative to fund public preschools for low-income communities. “I will not spend one minute of my life on anything that I don’t think is contributing to… Read More

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My portfolio just lost $75,000 in 12 days — here’s why I’m not worried at all

A stock market crash, or a dip, can cause even smart investors to panic. Ramit Sethi is the author of a best-selling book on personal finance, and when the stock market dipped, he lost $75,000. He isn’t worried, because he knows successful investors play the long game, and that opting out of the stock market is far riskier than opting in. Last week the stock market took the world on a wild ride, and in response, the media went crazy with scary headlines like … Blip or downturn? What the market meltdown means for your money Is it time to sell before we hit bottom? Stock market meltdowns have become… Read More

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The 12 least expensive (but most dazzling) European cities

On a budget? Places like Paris and London are renowned for being pricey, but that doesn’t mean you have to rule out the entire continent. We polled travel pros to pick the top European cities for cost-conscious vacationers. From Brussels to Belgrade, these destinations deliver a memorable experience without breaking the bank. Ready, set, travel. … …read more Source:: AOL.com       

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Utah man who allegedly mailed ricin to White House to remain behind bars

SALT LAKE CITY — A Logan man who allegedly mailed ricin to President Donald Trump and other government leaders will remain behind bars after a judge deemed him a danger to the community Monday. Noting William Clyde Allen III has previously sent threatening letters to the CIA and Lackland Air Force Base in Texas, the judge cited concern for the 39-year-old man’s “escalating nature” of his alleged actions. “This may be part of large pattern of concern on your part about the government,” U.S. Magistrate Judge Dustin Pead told him during a detention hearing in federal court. Allen, 39, made a few indiscernible comments about the legality of mailing beans… Read More

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