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The father of El Salvador's Bitcoin Beach received an anonymous donation of a cryptocurrency fortune - now the local economy runs on it

Jose Cabezas/Reuters Jose Cabezas/Reuters Michael Peterson became the so-called Father of Bitcoin Beach, Bloomberg Businessweek reported. Thanks to an anonymous donation, Peterson helped El Zonte widely adopt the currency. Lawmakers in El Salvador have since voted to adopt the cryptocurrency as legal tender. See more stories on Insider's business page. 47-year-old Michael Peterson fell in love with El Zonte, a Pacific-coast beach in El Salvador, 17 years ago when he visited for a sur...
Tags: California, US, Trends, Markets, Bloomberg, Bitcoin, Crypto, World Bank, Bloomberg Businessweek, El Salvador, Pacific, Cryptocurrency, Coindesk, Mike, Peterson, Michael Peterson


The Staircase: Dane DeHaan Joins HBO Max’s Limited True Crime Series

(Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images) Dane DeHaan (Chronicle, ZeroZeroZero, A Cure for Wellness) has joined HBO Max’s true-crime limited series The Staircase, exploring the life of Michael Peterson. The actor will play Clayton Peterson, Michael Peterson’s son (via Deadline). DeHaan is currently portraying antagonist Jim Dooley in Apple TV+’s Stephen King miniseries adaptation Lisey’s Story. New episodes stream every Friday. RELATED: Harley Quinn Season 3 Batman & Catwoman Sex Scene Removed by DC De...
Tags: Apple, TV, Movies, Drama, Stephen King, TV News, Streaming, Parker Posey, North Carolina, Peterson, Campos, Cohn, Antonio Campos, Michael Peterson, Dane DeHaan, DeHaan


Youth, gender, mental illness, abuse, co-defendant disparity all part of Tennessee capital case perhaps nearing an execution date

This new lengthy article in the Knoxville News Sentinel, headlined "How young is too young for a death sentence? Christa Pike fights move to set execution date," discusses a remarkable case from the Volunteer State. I could imagine spending an entire semester discussing this case with students because it engages so many sentencing issues, and here are just some of the particulars: What's the difference between being 17 years old and being 18? In Christa Gail Pike's case, her lawyers say, the di...
Tags: Law, Tennessee, Lee, U S Supreme Court, Knoxville, Morristown, Peterson, Simmons, Roper, Corps, Volunteer State, University of Tennessee, Knoxville News Sentinel, Pike, Tennessee Supreme Court, Christa


Discovery Channel's reality show 'Who Wants to Be An Astronaut?' will send the winner to the ISS. Its producers hope it will show that space travel can be made accessible to ordinary people.

The winner will journey to the ISS in 2022. Reuters Discovery Channel recently announced a new reality show that will send its winner to the ISS. The mission is expected to take place in 2022. Contestants will be expected to undergo "extreme" challenges based on real astronaut training. See more stories on Insider's business page. There's no shortage of companies offering to blast tourists into space. Elon Musk's SpaceX, Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin, and Richard Branson's...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, US, Trends, Earth, International Space Station, Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Iss, Branson, Bezos, Peterson, Ricci


Discovery Channel's reality show 'Who Wants to Be An Astronaut?' will send the winner to the ISS. Producers hope it will show that space travel can be made accessible to ordinary people.

The winner will journey to the ISS in 2022. Reuters Discovery Channel recently announced a new reality show that will send its winner to the ISS. The mission is expected to take place in 2022. Contestants will be expected to undergo "extreme" challenges based on real astronaut training. See more stories on Insider's business page. There's no shortage of companies offering to blast tourists into space. Elon Musk's SpaceX, Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin, and Richard Branson's...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, US, Trends, Earth, Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Iss, Discovery Channel, Branson, Bezos, Peterson, International Space Station ISS


Odessa Young Joins HBO Max’s True Crime Miniseries The Staircase

(Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images) Following the recent casting of Game of Thrones vet Sophie Turner, Variety brings word that The Stand actress Odessa Young has officially been cast in HBO Max’ upcoming true-crime drama The Staircase, based on the real-life of Michael Peterson who was convicted of murdering his second wife Kathleen in 2003. Young is set to portray the role of one of Michael Peterson’s adopted daughters named Martha Ratliff. The 23-year-old Australian actress’s notable film cred...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Drama, TV News, Streaming, Shirley, Parker Posey, North Carolina, Young, Colin Firth, Michael, Peterson, Campos, Cohn, Kathleen


How to win a bidding war: New homeowners share their strategies

After a futile, three-year search for a house of their own, apartment dwellers Arthur Grijalva and Michelle Moraveg considered moving back to El Paso — or living out their days renting a studio apartment. Perhaps, Moraveg thought, they could put their first child in a dresser drawer when they start their family. Then, after getting outbid again and again, the Texas transplants crafted their winning strategy for buying a Southern California home: Bid higher. Act fast. Streamline their offer. It w...
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Top 12 New Biobased Molecules: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to Industrial Biotech’s Inflection Point

17 years ago, Werpy and Peterson gave us the seminal “Top 12 Biobased Molecules” – how have they fared? What are the top 12 now, and the top 12 tomorrow? BioCognito’s Nathan Danielson and NCGA’s Sarah McKay have the answers, based on work recently appearing in Industrial Biotechnology.
Tags: 8-slide Guide, Peterson, Sarah McKay, NCGA, Industrial Biotech, Nathan Danielson, Werpy


Experiential learning: current contributions and future trends in practice

Nearly 40 years after the publication of David Kolb’s 1984 book, Experiential Learning: Learning as the source of learning and development, experiential learning remains one of the most influential theories of learning in management education. A recent entry in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Business and Management outlines the background, history, and future of experiential learning in management education based on Kolb’s original formulation.Experiential learning describes a four-phase pr...
Tags: Books, Business, Featured, Learning and development, Social Sciences, William James, Peterson, John Dewey, Kolb, Kay Peterson, Online products, Business & Economics, Learning Theory, Experiential Learning, David Kolb, Institute for Experiential Learning


Kobe Bryant’s Oscar-winning moment shines in new Hollywood mural

Artist muralist Brian Peterson poses with his family during the unveiling of Peterson’s mural at the Hollywood & Highland next to the Dolby Theatre of Kobe Bryant with his Oscar along with his NBA Championships on Thursday, June 3, 2021 in Hollywood. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Artist muralist Brian Peterson poses with his mom Kendall Straker during the unveiling of Peterson’s mural at the Hollywood & Highland next to the Dolby Theatre of Kobe Bryant with his Osc...
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The Staircase: Sophie Turner Joins HBO Max’s Limited True Crime Series

(Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Turner) Game of Thrones alum Sophie Turner has joined the ever-growing cast of HBO Max’s true-crime limited series The Staircase, exploring the life of Michael Peterson, according to Deadline. Turner will portray Margaret Ratliff, one of Peterson’s adopted daughters. RELATED: The Conjuring 3 Final Trailer Debuts Ahead of Friday Premiere Turner joins Colin Firth, Toni Collette, Juliette Binoche, Rosemarie DeWitt, and Parker Posey in the scripted eight-part ...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Drama, TV News, Streaming, Parker Posey, North Carolina, Turner, Peterson, Campos, Cohn, DeWitt, Antonio Campos, Kevin Mazur Getty, Michael Peterson


DA Says They Won’t Seek Death Penalty Again Even If Scott Peterson Gets New Trial

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Tags: News, Supreme Court, California, Local, Sacramento, Ap, Death Penalty, Associated Press, Modesto, Connor, San Francisco Bay, Gavin Newsom, HARRIS, Peterson, Superior Court, San Quentin State Prison


Civilians are rushing to sign up to space-travel competitions. Some are looking to push themselves to the limit, while others hope it will help their career ambitions.

The International Space Station as seen by astronauts from NASA's space shuttle Endeavour. on February 19, 2010. NASA The world's biggest space companies are making space travel accessible to the general public. SpaceX and Blue Origin are among the firms that have launched competitions to fly people to space. One candidate hopes it will lead to a career in the industry. Others want to test their resolve. See more stories on Insider's business page. The recently announced...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Trends, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, Iss, Musk, Max, Peterson, Charlie, Kennedy Space Center, Jeff Bezos Blue Origin, Getty Images According, Yusaku Maezawa


‘Too Painful To Endure Once Again’: Prosecutors Won’t Retry Death Penalty For Convicted Killer Scott Peterson

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‘Too Painful To Endure Once Again’: Prosecutors Won’t Retry Death Penalty For Convicted Killer Scott Peterson

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Wiesberger two clear in Denmark; Caldwell seven back; Dunne nursing neck injury

Bernd Wiesberger. Picture: Getty Images Clandeboye’s Jonathan Caldwell carded a level-par 71 to defending champion Bernd Wiesberger by seven strokes in the Made in HimmerLand in Denmark.He’s tied for 29th on four-under but Royal Dublin’s Niall Kearney missed the cut by two strokes on level par after a brace of 71s with Cormac Sharvin (71) four-over.Au...
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Parker Posey Joins Colin Firth and Toni Collette in Michael Peterson Limited Series ‘The Staircase’ at HBO Max

Parker Posey will star alongside Colin Firth, Toni Collette, Juliette Binoche and Rosemarie DeWitt in the HBO Max limited series “The Staircase.” The eight-parter is based on the docuseries of the same name and various books and reports on the Michael Peterson (Firth) case. Peterson was accused of murdering his wife, Kathleen (Collette), in 2001. He […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Parker Posey, Colin Firth, Peterson, Michael Peterson, Toni Collette, Rosemarie Dewitt, The Staircase, HBO Max, Michael Peterson Firth, Kathleen Collette, Colin Firth Toni Collette Juliette Binoche


The bankers, brokers, and big money transforming litigation finance from a lawyer's hustle to a multibillion-dollar asset class

From left: Ralph Sutton, Aviva Will, Brandon Baer, and Stuart Grant. David Lubarsky; Shane Nelson; Contingency Capital; Bench Walk Advisors; Marianne Ayala/Insider Litigation finance is growing, with a reported $11 billion invested or ready to invest in lawsuits. What was once a niche industry is now swarmed with consultants, bankers, and public companies. We spoke to over 25 funders, lawyers, and finance professionals to learn who's shaping the field. See more stories on Insider's...
Tags: Europe, New York, Australia, US, San Francisco, Trends, Colombia, Harvard, Credit Suisse, Italy, Romania, Venezuela, Volkswagen, Grant, Jefferies, Mastercard


Alta Loma girls soccer team rallies past Crescenta Valley to reach Division 3 final

RANCHO CUCAMONGA — Alta Loma girls soccer coach Ben Davies wasn’t especially worried when his team fell behind Crescenta Valley in the 10th minute of their CIF Southern Section Division 3 semifinal Saturday afternoon. He knows his team is far from inept on the offensive end. Junior Sarah Mahfoud tied the score in the first half, and then scored the game-winner in the second half as Alta Loma rallied for a 2-1 home victory. Alta Loma (10-2-3) will play at King in the finals next weekend, its firs...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, King, High School Sports, Peterson, Falcons, Davies, Braves, Santa Maria, Claremont, Crescenta Valley, Ben Davies, RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CIF Southern Section Division, Alta Loma


Juliette Binoche Joins Toni Collette, Colin Firth in HBO Max’s The Staircase

The cast of HBO Max’s crime drama The Staircase continues to grow, as Deadline reports that Juliette Binoche has joined the series and will star alongside Toni Collette, Colin Firth, Rosemarie DeWitt.   RELATED: Toni Collette Joins Colin Firth in HBO Max’s Crime Drama The Staircase Based on Jean-Xavier de Lestrade’s true-crime docuseries and various books and reports on the case, the limited series explores the life of Michael Peterson, his sprawling North Carolina family, and the suspicious d...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Drama, TV News, Streaming, North Carolina, Colin Firth, Juliette Binoche, Peterson, Campos, Cohn, Antonio Campos, Michael Peterson, Toni Collette, Binoche


‘Justice System Has Failed Here’: Scott Peterson’s Sister-In-Law Says She Has Evidence That Could Exonerate Him

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Tags: News, California, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Modesto, Medina, Scott, Peterson, Modesto Police Department, Aponte, Laci, Scott Peterson, Janey, Laci Peterson, Janey Peterson


America’s prison catastrophe: Can we undo it?

The United States is the world's largest prison warden. As of June 2020, America had the highest prisoner rate, with 655 prisoners per 100,000 of the national population. But according to experts, doing something the most doesn't mean doing it the best.The system is a failure both economically and in terms of the way inmates are treated, with many equating it to legal slavery. American prisons en masse are expensive, brutal, and ineffective, so why aren't we trying better alternatives? And what ...
Tags: Politics, Crime, Prison, Law, America, Policy, United States, Innovation, Inequality, Criminal Justice, Justice System, Social Change, Peterson, Echols, Marie Gottschalk, Shaka Senghor


‘Justice System Has Failed Here’: Scott Peterson’s Sister-In-Law Says She Has Evidence That Could Exonerate Him

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Toni Collette Joins Colin Firth in HBO Max’s Crime Drama The Staircase

According to Variety, Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress Toni Collette has officially signed on to star opposite Oscar winner Colin Firth in HBO Max’s upcoming limited series adaptation of The Staircase. It’s based upon Netflix’s true crime docuseries of the same name. Collette is set to portray the role of Kathleen Peterson, a corporate executive, mother, stepmother of five and wife of American novelist Michael Peterson who was convicted for the murder of Kathleen in 2003. RELATED: Toni Col...
Tags: TV, Movies, Drama, Netflix, United States, TV News, Streaming, True Crime, North Carolina, Colin Firth, Collette, Peterson, Campos, Cohn, Kathleen, Antonio Campos


‘The Staircase’ Series Casts Toni Collette as Kathleen Peterson

The Staircase has found its Kathleen Peterson in Toni Collette. Collette joins Colin Firth in the HBO Max limited series, which is based on the true crime docuseries of the same name. The series tells the story of Michael Peterson, who was convicted of murdering his wife Kathleen. Peterson’s defense team argued that Kathleen’s death was an accident caused when she fell down a narrow, dark staircase in the couple’s home. Deadline is reporting that Toni Collette is joining The Staircase cast a...
Tags: Movies, Casting, North Carolina, True Story, Colin Firth, Christine, Peterson, Campos, Cohn, Kathleen, Alford, Antonio Campos, Michael Peterson, Toni-Collette, Kathleen Peterson, The Staircase


Modesto Man, 38, Left With Major Injuries After Hit-And-Run In Delhi

DELHI (CBS13) — A Modesto man was left with major injuries have a hit-and-run in Delhi over the weekend. California Highway Patrol says, a little after midnight Sunday, officers got a report about a hit-and-run involving a car and a pedestrian near Stephens Street and Schendel Avenue. Officers found 38-year-old Modesto resident Jason Anthony Peterson lying in the shoulder. It appears Peterson was walking within the crosswalk when a sedan drove through and struck him. The car didn’t stop. Pet...
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Scott Peterson Makes Court Appearance On Tuesday For 2 Hearings

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Composer Wayne Peterson, 93 — Was At The Center Of A Pulitzer Prize Controversy

For 30 years, Mr. Peterson had been a composer, pianist and professor at San Francisco State University, respected by most musicians who knew his work and highly regarded by his students. The Pulitzer — and the ensuing squabble — changed his life. Another composition, Ralph Shapey’s hour-long piece for orchestra, “Concerto Fantastique,” had been the unanimous choice of the music jury — George Perle, Roger Reynolds and Harvey Sollberger, all distinguished composers and academics. Perle and Reyno...
Tags: Art, People, Peterson, Reynolds, San Francisco State University, Ralph Shapey, Perle, Wayne Peterson, Harvey Sollberger, 04.18.21, George Perle Roger Reynolds


Amazon's 30 bestselling audiobooks right now, from Matthew McConaughey's new memoir to the cult-favorite "Atomic Habits"

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider Audible has thousands of books and podcasts. You can start a free 30-day Audible trial here. Below, we compiled its 30 best-selling audiobooks among Audible users right now. The list ranges from former President Barack Obama's memoir to a cult-favorite romance series. If the warmer weather and COVID-19 vaccinations have you swapping your pandemic-era stationary bike fo...
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Delayed School COVID Results, Canceled Games and Contamination Concerns – More Trouble For CA COVID Lab

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