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A behind-the-scenes look at booze fantasia Lost Spirits Distillery

The Jules Verne of booze leads the way.

In a nondescript warehouse space just outside the Area15 arts and entertainment complex, we’re about to be submerged in a faux-aquatic fantasia of fish with human faces and 105-proof whiskey. And, of course, there’ll be a moment when the lights go down and ’90s novelty relic Big Mouth Billy Bass serenades us with Gloria Gaynor’s “I Will Survive.”

It’s all part of entering the “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea” tasting room.

“Welcome to the Nautilus, if you will,” says Bryan Davis as he heralds guests into a re-creation of the submarine from

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Plan Busines

Plans for largest US solar field north of Vegas scrapped

The push to transition from carbon-emitting fuel sources to renewable energy is hitting a roadblock in Nevada, where solar power developers are abandoning plans to build what would have been the United States’ largest array of solar panels in the desert north of Las Vegas.

“Battle Born Solar Project” developers this week withdrew their application with the federal Bureau of Land Management, which oversees the Moapa Valley hilltop where the panels were planned, KLAS-TV Las Vegas reported.

California-based Arevia Power told the television station that its solar panels would be set far enough back on Mormon Mesa to

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Business Motivation

Black participation rising in gymnastics

TOKYO (AP) — There’s a phenomenon that happens every time Simone Biles appears on a screen inside Power Moves Gymnastics & Fitness.

As if flipping a switch, the young women of color on the gym’s competitive team spring to life, fueled by the jolt of adrenaline that comes with watching the reigning Olympic champion test the limits of their sport.

“They just get this motivation that’s just unreal,” said DeLissa Walker, who co-owns the gym just outside New York City with her sister Candice. “And we’re like, ‘Wow, they’re really inspired.’ … They’re like ‘This can be me.’”

Maybe because

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Circle K jumps into cryptocurrency by rolling out a huge Bitcoin ATM network

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Despite what you may personally think about cryptocurrency, it continues to eek its way into our everyday lives. On Thursday, the Circle K convenience store chain announced that it has cut a deal with Bitcoin Depot to create a Bitcoin ATM network that will encompass more than 700 machines.

The company isn’t even waiting around for consumer buy-in; it has crypto ATMs installed in its stores across 30 states.

According to reports, the ATMs will work much like a regular ATM does, except for the fact that users are given instant access to bitcoins

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Business News

Germany Toughens Rules for Travel From Spain, Netherlands | Business News

BERLIN (AP) — Germany is listing Spain and the Netherlands as “high-incidence areas,” meaning that most people arriving from those countries who aren’t fully vaccinated will have to go into quarantine from next week.

The national disease control center, the Robert Koch Institute, said Friday that the change will take effect on Tuesday.

The change of status in the middle of the summer travel season will inconvenience some people traveling from Spain, a hugely popular tourist destination for Germans, and likely put off more would-be vacationers.

Spain and the Netherlands were already on a list of “risk areas,” the lowest

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Business Property

Faraday Future and Property Solutions Acquisition Corp. Announce Closing of Business Combination; Faraday Future to Trade on NASDAQ Under Ticker “FFIE” Beginning on July 22, 2021

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Faraday Future (“FF”), a California-based global shared intelligent mobility ecosystem company, announced that it has completed its previously announced merger with Property Solutions Acquisition Corp. (“PSAC”), a special purpose acquisition company. The transaction, which was approved by PSAC’s stockholders in a special meeting held on July 20, 2021, resulted in the combined company being renamed “Faraday Future Intelligent Electric Inc.”, with its common stock and warrants to commence trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market on July 22, 2021 under the ticker symbols “FFIE” and “FFIE.WS”, respectively.

“Today is a new chapter in FF’s history, and we

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