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In 'Great Scott,' Joyce DiDonato Leads An Opera Within An Opera

You don't often hear "football" and "bel canto" in the same sentence. How about the same opera?<p>The new production <i>Great Scott</i>, which premiered Friday at the Dallas Opera, pulls that off with a meta-story of sorts: It's an opera about a struggling opera company, whose future just happens to hinge on …

This Pakistan-born entrepreneur is building a promising food marketplace in the US

Pakistan-born entrepreneur and founder of food industry marketplace Foodem, Kash Rehman, initially started his career as a telecommunications …

Startups

The First UK TV Ad To Show Someone Using An E-Cigarette Was Immediately Banned

It is now effectively the third time the ad, for e-cig brand VIP, has been banned. The latest ad was reworked from a previous version to feature a glamorous woman inhaling and exhaling e-cigarette vapor and ran with two different voiceovers, one talking about the "great taste" and another saying …

Awesome Clay Refrigerator Requires Zero Energy to Keep Food Cool

An Indian entrepreneur has created a refrigerator made entirely from clay that keeps food cool without using any electricity. Mansukhbhai Raghavbhai …

No, climate change won’t kill the planet. But it’ll kill plenty of people.

“It’s not warming, it’s dying.” That’s the message from the man behind the “I ♥ NY” logo, Milton Glaser. The message comes with a logo and buttons …

U.S. Already Teaches Climate Change In Schools

EPA chief Gina McCarthy told <i>Irish America</i> magazine In an interview published Friday that climate change should be taught in schools, which inspired <i>The Hill</i> to evoke the most abused cliché in journalism:<p>“The comments from McCarthy, who is the face of President Obama’s signature climate rule on …

Scientists Create Cheap, Efficient Spray-On Solar Cells

For the first time, scientists have figured out a way to create efficient, affordable spray-on solar cells. While the concept itself isn’t something …

These Rooftop Solar Panels Double As Extra Housing For Crowded Cities

In Frankfurt, Germany, a team of students has found a new way to make buildings “climate neutral” without raising rents: Build a new rooftop apartment with each installation.<p>The usual way to add solar power to a building is just to attach some panels to the roof. But a new design goes a step …

Rose-Like Nano Coating Could Keep Airborne Viruses Out of Planes

<i>Photo via Shutterstock</i><p>In another awesome project inspired by nature, scientists developed a new type of nano coating that makes a surface stay wet or …

Nanotech