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An exclusive collection of Twain's pieces for The Atlantic Monthly marks the debut release in a new series featuring classic voices from the magazine.
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From lash marks on a slave's back to bombs bursting over Charleston, these pictures bring a turbulent era to life.
Electricity bills are confusing, and don't arrive until long after the damage is done. The fix to a system that's high in both costs and headaches lies in connecting consumers to their consumption--show people what they're using in real time, and make it easy to compare costs to kilowatts.