On PR Newswire: Doomsday Clock, Oscar Night Predictions, Most Expensive Home in U.S.

With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists. Here are some of this week’s most newsworthy releases you might have missed.

The most expensive home in the United States

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Most Expensive Home in the U.S. Lists for $250 Million

Developer Bruce Makowsky, known for curating, designing and bringing to life some of the most stunning homes in the country, has unveiled his greatest masterpiece, a brand new $250 million spec house located at 924 Bel Air Road in Los Angeles. Setting a record for the country’s most expensive home ever listed for sale, the 38,000-square-foot, new construction home, plus an additional 17,000 square feet of entertainment decks, includes two master suites; 10 oversized VIP guest suites; 21 luxury bathrooms; three gourmet kitchens; five bars; a massage studio/wellness spa; state-of-the-art fitness center; 85-foot glass tile infinity swimming pool; 40-seat 4K Dolby Atmos Theater; four-lane bowling alley/lounge; sprawling auto gallery with cars valued at more than $30 million; seven-person full time staff; over 100 curated art installations; an outdoor hydraulic pop-up theater; two fully stocked champagne/wine cellars; massive assorted candy wall; and the most advanced home tech system in the country. See the full release to learn more about the house.

CareerBuilder Survey Reveals This Year’s Most Outrageous Employee Excuses for Being Late

Are you chronically late for work? The good news is, you’re not alone. According to a new CareerBuilder survey, when asked how often they come in late to work, more than 1 in 4 workers (29%) admitted they do it at least once a month — up from 25% last year — and 16% say it’s a weekly occurrence for them — up 3 percentage points since last year. More than 2,600 hiring and human resource managers (of which, more than 2,300 are in the private sector) and more than 3,400 workers across industries participated in the nationwide survey, conducted online by Harris Poll from Nov. 16 and Dec. 6, 2016. See the full release to see the excuses.

Predicting the Academy Award Winners

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Movie Experts at Redbox Share Tips for Predicting the Academy Award Winners

For the first time, the movie experts at Redbox, America’s destination for affordable new-release movie and game rentals, shared tips on Jan. 24 for predicting the winners on Oscar Night. The movie experts —Lori Flynn, vice president of content; Eric Litynski, director of purchasing; and Joe Killian, director of purchasing — have racked up 75 years’ of combined experience in the movie industry. They’ve watched, critiqued and often enjoyed well over 15,000 movies in their lifetimes. See the full release to learn how to predict Oscar winners.

Doomsday Clock Moves Ahead: It Is Now Two And A Half Minutes To Midnight

It is now two and a half minutes to midnight.  For the first time in the 70-year history of the Doomsday Clock, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists‘ Science and Security Board has moved the hands of the iconic clock 30 seconds closer to midnight. The decision to move the hands of the Doomsday Clock is made by the Science and Security Board of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists in consultation with the Bulletin‘s Board of Sponsors, which includes 15 Nobel Laureates. See the full release for more details on the Clock.

Rod Stewart And Cyndi Lauper

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Rod Stewart and Very Special Guest Cyndi Lauper to Join Forces For One Of Summer’s Most Anticipated Tours

Two of music’s most acclaimed artists and powerhouse live performers will tour together this summer when Rod Stewart is joined by special guest Cyndi Lauper for an 18-city tour beginning Thursday, July 6.  Produced by Live Nation, the tour begins Thursday, July 6 in Florida and includes stops in New York, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, Texas, and more. They will give fans a first look into their tour during joint interviews on Today and Watch What Happens Live on Jan. 25 and Access Hollywood on Jan. 27.  See the full release for the tour’s complete schedule.

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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists.  He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.

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