Son of López-Cobos rising at his old orchestra

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra has made two appointments for September 2019: François López-Ferrer will be the Assistant Conductor for the CSO and May Festival. Wilbur Lin will be Assistant Conductor for the Cincinnati Pops and Conductor of the CS Youth Orchestra Philharmonic. François López-Ferrer is the son of the late Jesús López-Cobos, who was music…

Megan Rapinoe calls out Trump: ‘Your message is excluding people’

Megan Rapinoe has some blunt words for Donald Trump. In an interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper on Tuesday night, Rapinoe was asked what message she would share with Trump.  “Your message is excluding people. You’re excluding me, you’re excluding people that look like me, you’re excluding people of color, you’re excluding Americans that maybe support…

Yes, the nodding meme guy is Robert Redford not Zach Galifianakis

Large swaths of the internet were today years old when they learned the nodding GIF guy is actually Robert Redford. The classic reaction GIF, which is generally used to convey approval, is sourced from the 1972 film Jeremiah Johnson, in which Redford plays the titular role. Turns out, though, a nonzero number of people thought…

Dyson DC33 vacuum is $99 off at Walmart

TL;DR: The powerful Dyson DC33 vacuum is just the tool you need to keep your home germ- and dust-free — grab one at Walmart and save $99, bringing the price down to just $179.99. We know it’s all about robot vacuums now — Roomba has basically taken over the world, but not all of us…

Alaskan moose chills out next to sprinkler during record heat wave

If you’re trying to beat the heat, there’s always air conditioners, ice cream, and ceiling fans. But with no electric bill (or opposable thumbs) some wild animals have to get a bit creative.  A video surfaced this weekend of a moose in Anchorage, Alaska just chilling next to an oscillating sprinkler. According to the video’s…

8 Ways To Learn From Your Team And Succeed Together

Starting and running a company is a team effort. Yes, it takes a leader (entrepreneur), but you can’t do it alone, without a team. Maybe only you and a co-founder comprise the team at first, to provide key skills, back you up, and test your ideas. As the startup grows, the team has to be…

3 Women Share Their Single Most Transformative Moment

There’s this photo I like to look at sometimes, one my younger brother took of me in my mid-20s. I’m standing at the edge of a cliff. It’s windy and I’m laughing, and the horizon stretches out at my back. I remember the euphoria and clarity I felt, how I looked out across the ocean…