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June 21, 2018 5:09 PM Ancient Greek sounds transfix audience in Athens

ATHENS (Reuters) - Hymns sung to the Greek gods thousands of years ago resonated from ancient musical instruments in Athens on Thursday, transporting a transfixed audience to antiquity. The phorminx, the kitharis, the krotala and the aulos - string and wind instruments reconstructed by musical group Lyravlos - echoed among marble statues in Athens’s 31

June 20, 2018 1:01 PM C02 shortage threatens World Cup beer supply

Rory Smith, CNN • Published 20th June 2018 The football World Cup usually means barbeques, beer, and big summer parties, but these plans could fall flat for many Europeans this year. A massive shortage of carbon dioxide gas used to inject the fizz into many canned and bottled beverages is said to be threatening stocks of beer and soda. High summer temperatures 53

May 24, 2018 2:09 PM Gov. Mead, journalist kick off Wyoming Energy Summit

Gov. Mead, journalist kick off Wyoming Energy Summit The Wyoming Energy Summit, a symposium for exploring the future of carbon-based energy and its relation to the Wyoming economy, was held at the University of Wyoming. The Laramie Boomerang reports Gov. Matt Mead and energy journalist and author Robert Bryce kicked off the summit Wednesday with discussions 55

May 15, 2018 3:55 PM Your Next Desk Lamp: A Plant That Glows?

A researcher at MIT is working to create a spray that would turn an average houseplant into a cordless, environmentally friendly light The glow emanating from the leaves of this watercress is the result of plant nanobionics, in which live plants are given unusual characteristics through the introduction of microscopic nanoparticles. It’s a new area of research 42

May 10, 2018 6:45 PM Rhode Island announces plans for Volkswagen settlement money

Rhode Island announces plans for Volkswagen settlement money Rhode Island plans to use the $14.4 million it's getting from the national Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal settlement to replace public buses that run on diesel fuel with electric vehicles, and to install high-speed electric vehicle charging stations. The plan for the funds was announced 49

April 19, 2018 3:08 PM Ghost in the machine: Indian motorcycles may self-start

There may be a ghost in the machine in about 3,300 Indian brand motorcycles. The engines can start by themselves because of a faulty switch. The Minnesota company started a recall Thursday of 11 models from the 2018 model year. Documents posted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration say corrosion in the switch can cause an electrical short 77

April 12, 2018 11:14 AM New Zealand may have just killed its oil industry

New Zealand has stunned the energy industry by slapping a new cap on drilling for oil and gas in its waters as part of efforts to combat climate change. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Thursday that the government will "no longer be granting any new offshore oil and gas exploration permits." "This is another step on our transition away from fossil 79

April 9, 2018 11:23 PM California's air regulator says state could back some emissions rule changes

NEW YORK (Reuters) - California’s top clean air regulator told Reuters on Monday the state is willing to give automakers more flexibility to comply with vehicle greenhouse-gas emissions rules even as her agency prepares to fight the Trump administration over car and truck pollution standards. Mary Nichols, who chairs the California Air Resources Board 67

April 2, 2018 10:30 PM EPA's Pruitt plans to ease Obama-era automobile emissions standards

The Obama Administration imposed standards which would have required automakers to nearly double the average fuel economy of new cars and light trucks by the year 2025 to 54.5 miles per gallon; Doug McKelway reports on changes coming to this regulation. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said Monday it would revise automobile 124

April 2, 2018 2:10 PM Larry Ellison Buys Joel Silver's $38 Million Malibu Carbon Beach Home

Larry Ellison is continuing his domination of Malibu beachfront real estate ... scooping up his 12th property in the area for an astounding $38 million. Ellison -- the billionaire co-founder of Oracle -- just bought the 7-bedroom, 8-bath home from movie producer Joel Silver. Silver originally listed the home for $52 million ... so technically, Ellison 67