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Demand for electricity is dropping — and that could shake the power industry to its core

The weekend started Friday night with layoff news from GE's power division, in two locations.<p>First, there was Greenville County, South Carolina, where GE Power is one of the largest employers with 3,400 workers.<p>"Based on the current challenges in the power industry and a significant decline in …

Natural Gas

9 Packing Mistakes Everybody Makes and How to Avoid Them

Don't do these things when packing for your next vacation.<p>While you won’t be seeing anything about it at the Met or the Louvre anytime soon, packing …

‘Fake news’ study finds incorrect information can’t be corrected simply by pointing out it’s false

New research suggests that higher intelligence can act as a buffer against fake news. The study, published in the scientific journal Intelligence, …

Fake News

New York City has a charming 4,000-person island that most people have never heard of — here's what it's like

New Yorkers rarely explore the tourist destinations in their own city.<p>I've never been to the Statue of Liberty, for example, and have visited the Empire State Building only once, when I was barely old enough to walk.<p>But there's a destination in the city that New Yorkers and tourists alike have …

New England

Grammar schools 'contrary to common good' - Archbishop of Canterbury

<b>The Archbishop of Canterbury has criticised grammar schools as "contrary to the notion of the common good".</b><p>Speaking in the House of Lords, the Most Rev Justin Welby called for education to focus on "drawing the best out of every person", rather than a selective approach.<p>He said governments should …

Elections

Efforts to beat cancer hamstrung by cuts to local anti-smoking services

Efforts to prevent unnecessary cancer deaths are being hamstrung by “staggering cuts” to public health which have seen councils slash spending on …

World's cheapest solar power to be generated in Mexico

Mexico is on track to generate the world’s cheapest solar power — with prices as low as 1.77¢/kWh, according to Mexico’s Centro Nacional de Control …

Scientists Glimpse Houston's Flooded Future In Updated Rainfall Data

After Hurricane Harvey, some Texas residents, politicians and scientists are wondering whether the whole U.S. system for predicting floods is any good.<p>The storm's deluge flooded parts of southeast Texas that had rarely, or never, been underwater before. Some areas got more than 50 inches of rain in …

Extreme Weather

iPhone X Review: So Refined, It Converted This Android User

Anyone who knows me personally or has read my articles and tweets knows that I’m not exactly an Apple fan. I’ve been vocal about my preference for Android’s endless customization over iOS’s controlling, restricting ways; I was very, very critical of the iPhone 8; I poked fun at the iPhone 7′s …

Japan Is Literally Working Itself To Death: How Can It Stop?

The journalist reportedly died with her cellphone in her hand.<p>NHK, Japan’s state-run news channel, reluctantly admitted this year that overwork had caused the death of a 31-year-old NHK female reporter in 2013. The Labor Standards Board reached the conclusion in 2014 but it was not publicized. Miwa …

Japan