• A Day To Remember: Lives Lost On The World's Roads

    28 days ago - By Forbes

    Each year 1.25 million people die from road crashes and tens of millions more are seriously injured or disabled. To commemorate those lives, the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims will be held on Sunday, November 19 with memorials, concerts, vigils, and candle lighting ceremonies.
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  • A Woman Who Prevented Katy Perry From Buying a Convent Must Pay $5 Million

    28 days ago - By Fortune

    Katy Perry will walk away from a years-long real estate squabble $1.57 million richer, after a jury decided a California businesswoman intentionally interfered with the pop star's plans to buy a Los Angeles property that was once a convent.
    Perry's $14.5 million bid for the 8-acre site of a former Sisters of the Most Holy and Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary convent in Los Angeles' Los Feliz neighborhood had been approved by Los Angeles' archbishop, the Associated Press reports .
    Perry planned to move into the main building and relocate a house of prayer on the property still...
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  • This $40 million robotic 'plantscraper' will feed over 5,000 people per year

    This $40 million robotic 'plantscraper' will feed over 5,000 people per year

    28 days ago - By Business Insider

    By 2050, the world's population is expected to swell to 9.6 billion , with around 66% living in urban areas. This projection is leaving many cities wondering how they will feed all those people.
    A Swedish food-tech company called Plantagon is proposing that cities consider building what it calls "plantscrapers" - office towers that contain giant indoor farms. Plantagon is constructing its first plantscraper in Linköping, Sweden.
    Called The World Food Building , the tower will operate hydroponically, meaning vegetables will grow without soil in a nutrient-rich, water-based solution. The...
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