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George Orwell Explains How “Newspeak” Works, the Official Language of His Totalitarian Dystopia in 1984

As we noted yesterday, and you likely noticed elsewhere, George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel <i>1984</i> shot to the top of the charts—or the Amazon …

Portable solar panel and battery brings clean energy on the go

It’s good for 60 smartphone charges<p>Setting up most compact solar panel systems entail connecting a number of complicated components, from the panels themselves to battery packs and power-management devices. But a new product line from SolPad promises a fully integrated system that generates, …

Clean Energy

Top 10 U.S. sanctuary cities face roughly $2.27 billion in cuts by Trump policy

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s attempt to strip municipalities of federal dollars for shielding illegal immigrants threatens $2.27 billion in annual funds for the nation’s 10 largest cities, a Reuters analysis of federal grants found.<p>Maya Casillas, 7, attends a vigil in response to …

A 4-Step Regimen for Setting Goals That Always Moves You Forward

When you set lofty goals, even failure produces little wins.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you read certain self-help literature, you may get the impression that some people don’t have any goals in life. Even worse -- you may be one of those people.<p>In actuality, …

Brazil orders 11.5 million yellow fever vaccines amid worst outbreak in years

Brazil's health ministry has ordered some 11.5 million doses of yellow fever vaccines as the South American grapples with a disease that has killed …

7 Ways to Be Calmer, More Mature… and More Productive

I was recently in a business meeting with two men who disagreed on a plan of action. Is this uncommon in the workplace? Nope. Can it be …

Inside Look: The World's Largest Tech Companies Are Making Massive AI Investments

From artificial intelligence (AI) that can recognize faces, choose music for you based on your mood, and even drive your car, the technology has come a long way in recent years. Although the concept of intelligent machines has been around since ancient history as part of Greek mythology, only in …

Google Search

6 Practices that “Work” to Accelerate Student Learning

In education, we are often inundated with programs, curriculums, and frameworks that are “guaranteed to increase student learning”. Promises of a …

How to Design a Large Scale Responsive Site

Responsive design has evolved considerably since it was first defined by Ethan Marcotte in 2010. The discussion now isn’t whether you should develop …

Banana Upside Down Cake

5K<p>2K<p>In the winter, we often turn to the tropics to get our fruit fixes. Bananas are the most popular fruit in America, and they’re quite popular …

First look at 'Golden Exits' with Jason Schwartzman, Chloë Sevigny and Beastie Boys' Adam Horovitz

The intersections of the personal and professional lives of young people in the creative enclaves of New York and Los Angeles have become a recent Sundance staple. Yet no one assays this territory quite like Alex Ross Perry. The Brooklyn-based writer-director steps into the spotlight of the …

Film Festivals

China’s war on coal continues — the country just canceled 104 new coal plants

Because China is such a behemoth, its energy decisions absolutely dwarf anything any other country is doing right now. Case in point: Over the weekend, the Chinese government ordered 13 provinces to cancel 104 coal-fired projects in development, amounting to a whopping 120 gigawatts of capacity in …

China