The Real-life Beth Harmon Trounced Men Before 'The Queen's
Vera Menchik with a chess board in the 1920s. ullstein bild/ullstein bild via Getty Images Vera Menchik, dubbed the "real-life Beth Harmon" by Chess.com, was a UK-based chess player in the early 20th century who became the first Women's World Chess Champion in 1927. She went on to become the first woman to play in top-level men's tournaments, Chess.com reports.
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Brands offering discounts to healthcare workers fighting
Leesa Purple: Purple always offer 10% off to first responders.Now, they've expanded that discount to include all healthcare workers. All you need is a valid ID to verify eligibility.; Lovesac: Now through May 31, healthcare workers and first responders (as well as teachers and active or retired military workers) can get 40% off their order.
REI Gear Up and Get Out deals 2020: 30% off outdoor gear
REI's annual Gear Up and Get Out sale kicks off Friday, November 13 th with deals of up to 30% off on outdoor gear from across the brand's website. This includes deep discounts on everything from camping tents and hiking boots to Patagonia fleece sweaters and smartwatches from Garmin.
Backcountry Black Friday 2020 deals: Arc'teryx, Patagonia
Specific deals include Patagonia gear and apparel up to 50% off, as well as up to 40% off on Backcountry brand duffel bags, 25% off Arc'teryx down jackets, and 25% off select Smith snow goggles. Patagonia's popular Nano Puff hooded down jacket is also up to 30% off in both women's and men's sizes while Arc'teryx's ultra-warm and high-quality
Patagonia Cyber Monday 2020 deals: Up to 60% off fleeces
With deals offering up to 60% off right now, you can find Patagonia's classic fleeces and vests for under $100 and premium insulated parkas at 50% off. Plus, Patagonia and Backcountry both offer free shipping on items over $50. You can find more great Cyber Monday 2020 style deals here. The best Cyber Monday 2020 Patagonia deals:
The Cancun Hotel Association is offering free overnights
The state of Quintana Roo, where Cancun is located, plans to open to tourists between June 8 and 10.. Maybe taking inspiration from Sicily — the Italian island offered to pay half of tourists' flight costs and a third of their hotel costs if they visit later this year — the Hotel Associations of Cancun, Puerto Morelos & Isla Mujeres, the Riviera Maya, Cozumel, and the Grand Costa Maya are
Atlantic City auctioning off chance to blow up Trump
The Trump administration is going out with a bang — literally. That's thanks to Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small, Sr., who's auctioning off the chance to push the button on the controlled implosion of the Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino.. At one time, it welcomed thousands of gamblers under its roof and employed more than a thousand people, but the casino shuttered in 2014.
2 things you should never say to a friend going through a
Instead of bashing a friend's ex, prioritize keeping their mind off of the breakup. Below-the-belt digs about a friend's ex aren't productive, Chan said. Instead, she suggested showing support for them in more tangible ways to get them out of a post-breakup funk.