New $500,000 Dota 2 league announced by Epicenter organizer
Europe is hosting a lot of big Dota 2 events right now.
Epic Esports Events is set to expand its presence in esports even further.The tournament organizer behind the Epicenter event series is launching a new European and CIS league named the Epic League. The event will run from November 3 to December 13, and boasts a substantial $500,000 prize pool.Epic Esports Events announced eight competitors for the event, including the following teams:Team SecretAllianceTeam LiquidVirtus.proNatus VincereOGTeam NigmaVikin.ggNo other details were given on the league. It is unclear what format the event will use or how many other teams might participate. It is al...
Sharon Osbourne thinks about Keanu Reeves a lot
Sharon Osbourne thinks about Keanu Reeves “a lot”.The 68-year-old television star is married to Black Sabbath rocker Ozzy Osbourne but she admitted last year the ‘John Wick’ actor is one of her “favourite people”, and she’s now doubled down on her praise, saying the star is a “really nice guy”.Sharon insisted Ozzy isn’t bothered by her fleeting crushes on other men, as she also said she has the hots for Anderson Cooper, who’s openly gay.Sharon previously spoke about Keanu last year, when she said he’s one of the “best” people she’s been allowed to interview.
Where my competitive drive comes from
Where my competitive drive comes fromEverything always seemed to be so hard growing up. We didn’t have a lot of money back when I was a kid, so I couldn’t always go play golf tournaments as much as I wanted to and basically couldn’t afford a coach. I never got anything handed to me.Maybe that’s why I didn’t immediately gravitate toward the game of golf as a kid. Who knows? I was truthfully more interested in baseball when I was young. And I always liked playing basketball, too, even though I wasn’t quite big enough. As a child, it always felt like I was interested in anything but golf, and yet...
Only 12 perfect Pick’Ems remain after the Worlds 2020 semifinals
Suning spoiled a lot of predictions.
Only 12 participants remain in contention for a perfect Pick’Em going into the 2020 League of Legends World Championship final.It’s been an incredible 2020 World Championship event so far, with many great storylines. The two best teams remain at the tournament with DAMWON Gaming and Suning competing for the Summoner’s Cup. This means that the final round of Pick’Ems is left, and only 12 people have the chance to make a perfect run.Going into the last semifinal between Suning and Top Esports, 193 participants still had the chance to make the perfect Pick’Em. But a surprising victory for Suning ...
Weekly Forex Forecast - 25 October 2020
AUD/USDThe Australian dollar initially saw a lot of selling pressure during the course of the week, but then recovered a bit to get above the 0.71 handle. At this point, we are continuing to move based upon the idea of whether or not the Americans are going to do stimulus and the Reserve Bank of Australia is likely to cut interest rates as well, so this causes a lot of chaos. At this point, I still prefer to fade short-term rallies.USD/JPYThe US dollar initially tried to rally during the trading week, but then broke down rather significantly on Wednesday. At this point, more negative pressure ...
Gum boots? When the world's second most common form of litter becomes a pair of sneakers
Chewing gum is the world's second most common form of litter after cigarette butts. And with the global market for gum expected to grow to almost US$39 billion by 2027, people are already coming up with original ways of dealing with its waste, starting with making everyday products from recycled gum. This growth is notably fuelled by innovation in the sector, such as new sugar-free products. Currently worth US$29.9 billion, the global market for chewing gum is expected to grow to around US$38.6 billion by 2027, according to insights from ReportLinker. In the US, gum sales are likely to total a...
Ranked Valorant leaderboards revealed by Riot Games
There are some familiar names, but also a lot of newcomers.
Valorant has officially launched its ranked leaderboards, and some surprising names are included.Riot Games has officially unveiled the top 100 players in North America, Latin America, and Europe. Unsurprisingly, the list is rife with early Valorant esports standouts, but there are some surprising names that made the cut.The list includes a number of unknowns, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive converts, and even a few former Fortnite pros.Cloud9’s TenZ tops NA Valorant leaderboard ahead of XXiF, SkadoodleUnsurprisingly, North America’s Valorant leaderboard is packed with former CSGO stars. Sitt...
New on DVD: There's not a lot to be grateful for in 'Friendsgiving'
A group of friends spend a messy holiday together in new DVD releases for the week of Oct. 27.“Friendsgiving”: Reeling from a divorce and an ugly breakup, respectively, Molly (Malin Akerman) and Abby (Kat Dennings) have made plans to spend Thanksgiving together. Things immediately go awry when Abby is drunkenly ejected from a grocery store and Molly invites her new philanthropist flame (Jack Donnelly) to join the party, and they spiral from there. Their friend Lauren (Aisha Tyler) invites more acquaintances to crash and brings magic mushrooms into the mix; Molly’s mom (Jane Seymour) shows up o...
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The things they say:
"I feel like since we were all locked down, I had to do so much laundry and cleaning and cooking and toilet cleaning and it was like... it was so gross. It was a lot of work... We had five kids here home-schooling in this old abandoned house that Blake actually bought on this land... We found some old school desks. They were disgusting and we cleaned them out and the kids were, like, home-schooling in this cabin. It was very extreme." The COVID lockdown at boyfriend Blake Shelton's ranch home in Oklahoma has been hard work for Gwen Stefani.©2020 WENNProvided by SyndiGate Media Inc.
UFC Fight Island 6: Brian Ortega masterclass leaves Korean Zombie stunned
Dubai: A lot of things can happen to you when you’re out in the sporting wilderness. But if you can pick out the positives, like Brian Ortega did, it can only make you stronger.Ortega (15-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC), who had not fought for close to two years after suffering a brutal stoppage loss to Max Holloway at UFC 231 in December 2018, delivered the performance of a lifetime at Fight Island in Abu Dhabi on Sunday morning to totally outclass ‘Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jung (16-6 MMA, 6-3 UFC) and earn himself a potential shot at the flyweight champion Alexander Volkanovski.The 28-year-old Mexican-Ameri...