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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 …

Black History

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

After fruit was thinned to 8 inches apart, this 5-year-old tree still produced 84 large apples.<i><br>Photo by Saxon Holt/Photo Botanic</i><p>A knee-high heading …

Organic Gardening

India Could Leapfrog Advanced Countries By Adopting A Circular Economy

Alternatively, emerging economies could take on more “circular” approaches, where goods are designed to be recycled, “reverse logistics” networks …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Mobile Workbench With Built-in Table Miter Saws

Replace Worn Arm Rests on a Secondhand Chair // Furniture Upcycle<p>Jigsaw Table Like Table Saw?!<p>DIY Small/Portable/Convenient Workbench<p>PVC Class<p>On 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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Consciousness