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James Baldwin, We Still Need You Now

It’s not difficult to understand why the words of James Baldwin initially spoke to director Raoul Peck. After all, his unfortunately prescient writing was ahead of its time. Peck’s emotionally powerful new documentary, “I Am Not Your Negro,” is based on Baldwin’s final, unfinished manuscript – a …

Raspberry Pi Commands Cheat Sheet

Those just starting out with the Raspberry Pi mini PC, or anyone who would like a refresh and has been away from the hardware, may be interested in a …

A guide to staying online if the internet or social media gets blocked in your country

For digital rights activists, an important milestone came in 2016 with the adoption of the UN Human Rights Council resolution on promoting and protecting the freedom of users online. Yet, 51 intentional disruptions of the internet and electronic communications took place in the first 10 months of …

Privacy

Create Small Fruit Trees with This Pruning Method - Organic Gardening

Many fruit trees — including semidwarf varieties — can easily grow to 15 feet and taller. Anyone who has tried to manage one of these large trees in …

India Could Leapfrog Advanced Countries By Adopting A Circular Economy

We have to slowly fix our economy to make it more sustainable. Growing countries like India could avoid the mistakes the first time.<p>As sleeping economic giants like India grow, the worry is they’ll take on the same bad habits as advanced countries: the same diets, the same levels of car use, the …

A Weird New Property Of Water Points To Big Possibilities

Water stays frozen at temperatures well above boiling when it’s trapped inside carbon nanotubes.<p>The discovery reveals another unexpected property of water. And that strange behavior has scientists salivating at the thought of possible applications.<p>Water is a pretty unusual substance to begin with. …

Protons

We Might Save the Internal Combustion Engine by Flipping it on Itself

Engineers hope to stave off the death of the internal combustion engine by perfecting the opposed piston design.<p>It's commonly understood that the internal combustion engine has to die. Nations have considered banning fuel-burning vehicles beyond a certain future date, though none of these proposals …

Internal Combustion Engine

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable, According to a Green Beret

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

Self-help

Scientists Have Identified an Antibody That Neutralises 98% of HIV Strains

We're closer than ever to an HIV vaccine.<p>Scientists have discovered an antibody produced by an HIV-positive patient that neutralises 98 percent of …

Microbiology

Mobile Workbench With Built-in Table Miter Saws

Introduction: Mobile Workbench With Built-in Table & Miter Saws<p>I've been looking at a lot of similar workbenches for a while, trying to find the …

How to Clear Old Debt From Your Credit Report

Trying to get your credit score back on track? There are lots of things you'll need to do — like start using credit wisely instead of as a crutch. …

Personal Finance

How to remove yourself from the Internet: A 5-step guide to going MIA online

How do I erase myself from the internet? With growing concerns over online privacy and government surveillance, what was once a seemingly unthinkable …

Internet

Sixty-five rules for life

Israelis who want to be healthy but don’t know how to or are confused by conflicting reports are advised to read the Hebrew translation of a …

New York Times

Most Of Us Are Driving While Unconscious

Properly using your brain is the key to speed.<p>I knew I'd gotten it all wrong just a fraction of a second before my little live-axle race car spun 180 degrees at the top of Laguna Seca's famous "Corkscrew." There's a little hump right before you make the left turn for the four-story drop and I'd had …

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