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A 10-year-old opera singer received a standing ovation from the ‘AGT’ judges and audience for her take on a classic aria

A 10-year-old opera singer stunned NBC’s “America’s Got Talent’s” judges and audience members with her impeccable rendition of a Puccini aria Tuesday. Emanne Beasha got all yeses from the four judges. Simon Cowell added that she is “absolutely fantastic.” Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. “America’s Got Talent” contestant Emanne […]
A 10-year-old opera singer received a standing ovation from the ‘AGT’ judges and audience for her take on a classic aria
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The Hungarian State Opera asked white singers to sign a card saying they were African-American in order to perform the show ‘Porgy and Bess’

The Hungarian State Opera is putting on a production of George Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess” with a predominately white cast. Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess” is set in an African-American neighbourhood in Charleston, South Carolina, in the early 1930s and traditionally has an all-black cast. The Hungarian State Opera changed the […]
The Hungarian State Opera asked white singers to sign a card saying they were African-American in order to perform the show ‘Porgy and Bess’
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9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Antonin Scalia

[credit provider=”Karin Cooper/Washington National Opera” url=”http://www.kennedy-centre.org/wno/”] Justice Antonin Scalia is known for many things—being conservative, cantankerous, and even a little scathing.But there’s another side to Scalia.
9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Antonin Scalia
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SPECIAL REPORT: The State Of Mobile Advertising Q2 2012

[credit provider=”Opera”] Advertisers are predicted to spend as much as $1.7 billion on mobile advertising this year, according to Mahi de Silva, Opera Software‘s evp/consumer mobile.To get a handle on this massive, and massively growing, ad space, de Silva gave Business Insider an advance look at Opera’s Q2 2012 “State of […]
SPECIAL REPORT: The State Of Mobile Advertising Q2 2012
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How Facebook Buying Opera Would Tie The Social Network To Apple

[credit provider=”Opera”] If Facebook were to acquire Opera, the independent mobile and desktop web browser, it would help Facebook build its own mobile phone.Every smartphone needs a strong browser, and Opera—which is strong in developing markets like Brazil and India—is a decent independent product. (Those markets are also where Facebook […]
How Facebook Buying Opera Would Tie The Social Network To Apple
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Facebook Is Looking At Another Big Acquisition: It Might Buy Web Browser Opera

[credit provider=”Apple”] Facebook is in talks to buy Opera, the company behind the Opera web browser, PocketLint reports.Opera has both a mobile web browsing app and a desktop browser, and it’s an alternative to Internet Explorer, Mozilla’s Firefox browser, Google’s Chrome browser and the Apple Safari browser.
Facebook Is Looking At Another Big Acquisition: It Might Buy Web Browser Opera
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The Study Saying Internet Explorer Users Are Dumb Is A Hoax

[credit provider=””Dumb and Dumber” screenshot”] Last week a research report saying Internet Explorer users are dumb from “psychometric consultant” company AptiQuant went viral on the web.We covered it here, as did the BBC, Forbes, the Telegraph, CNN and many others. The only problem with the coverage? We were all duped. […]
The Study Saying Internet Explorer Users Are Dumb Is A Hoax
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