James Fedorko

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Pan-Fried Butter Beans and Greens

We’re happy to conclude our month of farmers’ market finds with a skillet dinner from Dishing Up the Dirt, the beautiful new cookbook from Oregon …

10 Big-Batch Meatless Meals — Recipes from The Kitchn

There's something comforting about making an extra-large casserole or a giant pot of soup — it's that assurance that you'll have plenty on hand for …

Cooking

This man did a 22,000 mile road trip of North America — these are the 25 spots he says you can't miss

Does America Need Another Prison?

WHITESBURG, Ky. — If it wasn’t for his family’s bond to the mountainside where he grew up, Aaron Boggs might have fled by now.<p>His home is Letcher County, a rugged and remote part of eastern Kentucky sustained for generations by a coal industry that now hardly exists. He remains here out of a sense …

Natural Gas

How Do You Solve a Problem Like ‘Isle of Dogs’?

When you see Wes Anderson’s <i>Isle of Dogs,</i> which opened in a limited run and will go wide this weekend, you will undoubtedly be bowled over by the …

Isle of Dogs

Toxic management cost an award-winning game studio its best developers

How the $36 billion video game industry burns out its best employees<p>In 2012, on a light-drenched stage amid screams and cheers, <i>Star Trek</i> actress Zoe Saldana announced Spike Video Game Awards’ game of the year: <i>The Walking Dead</i>. The win was a huge coup for its relatively small developer, Telltale …

Self-Driving Uber Car Kills Pedestrian in Arizona, Where Robots Roam

SAN FRANCISCO — Arizona officials saw opportunity when Uber and other companies began testing driverless cars a few years ago. Promising to keep oversight light, they invited the companies to test their robotic vehicles on the state’s roads.<p>Then on Sunday night, an autonomous car operated by Uber — …

Autonomous Vehicle

Share Tips - Investigations - BuzzFeed News

From left to right: Ben Smith, Editor-in-Chief; Janine Gibson, Editor-in-Chief, UK; Shani O. Hilton, Head of News, US; and Mark Schoofs, Investigations & Projects Editor. Jon Premosch for BuzzFeed News<p>Tell us what you know<p>Have you come across evidence of corruption, crime, or wrongdoing? Do you …

Kurt Vonnegut’s Rules for Writers

How To Apply Them to Non-Fiction Writing<p>“My reason for writing is unfortunately in line with Hitler’s and Stalin’s: I think writers should serve …

The crisis in modern masculinity

Luridly retro ideas of what it means to be a man have caused a dangerous rush of testosterone around the world – from Modi’s Hindu supremacism to Trump’s nuclear brinkmanship<p>On the evening of 30 January 1948, five months after the independence and partition of India, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was …

Masculinity

Here's every weapon the US Army gives to its soldiers

It goes without saying that the US Army is continuously testing and adding new weapons to its arsenal.<p>For example, the Army recently began to replace the M9 and M11 pistols with the M17 and M18, but has only delivered them to soldiers in the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell in Kentucky. …

U.S. Army

The search for dead Russian mercenaries in Syria

For two weeks now, families of the Russian mercenaries killed in Syria have been waiting for their loved ones' remains to be brought back to Russia. …

Tech companies should stop pretending AI won’t destroy jobs - MIT Technology Review

I took an Uber to an artificial-­intelligence conference at MIT one recent morning, and the driver asked me how long it would take for autonomous …

Artificial Intelligence

The Father Of The Internet Sees His Invention Reflected Back Through A 'Black Mirror'

In 1984, two men were thinking a lot about the Internet. One of them invented it. The other is an artist who would see its impact on society with uncanny prescience.<p>First is the man often called "the father of the Internet," Vint Cerf. Between the early 1970s and early '80s, he led a team of …

Black Mirror

The "father of artificial intelligence" says singularity is 30 years away

You’ve probably been told that the singularity is coming. It is that long-awaited point in time — likely, a point in our very near future — when …

Taliban appeals to American people to ‘rationally’ rethink war effort

KABUL — Taliban insurgents on Wednesday issued an extraordinary, 17,000-word appeal to the “American people,” asking them to pressure U.S. officials to end the 16-year-old conflict in Afghanistan and asserting that the protracted American “occupation” had brought only death, corruption and drugs to …

Afghanistan

This Buffalo Chickpea Chili Is Loaded with Veggies

Growing up in the heartland of the Midwest, I come from a family who loves their chili thick and packed full of just about everything. I have a hard …

How to Not Die in America 

On the second Tuesday in June, I start to feel fluish. If this is 2016 and I’m still a freelance writer, I’m losing money immediately on the …

General Hospital

Earl Grey Buns

1. <b>Make the Earl Grey Sugar:</b> Add the sugar and loose-leaf tea to the bowl of a food processor or blender. Pulse until the tea is finely ground and …

Dessert

From ‘Psycho’ to ‘Get Out’: A History of Horror at the Oscars

On January 23rd, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced this year’s Oscar nominees – including <i>Get Out</i>, which earned nominations …

Horror

15 Books You Can Read in a Day

Good books and short books aren't mutually exclusive.<p>Is your New Year’s resolution to read and finish more books? Same. It’s easy to get mired in a …

I Lived On 51% Of My Income —& Saved $17,000

Two days before my 29th birthday, I shared a thought I’d been sitting on with my girlfriends: What if I didn’t shop for a year?<p>I didn’t come up with …

Raids in New Jersey town target ultra-Orthodox Jews accused of welfare fraud. 'What is going on here?'

It was a spectacle nobody in this sleepy New Jersey town would forget.<p>Early one Monday morning, police and FBI agents in bulletproof vests bounded up the steps of suburban townhouses and split levels, threatening to break down the doors, hauling out in handcuffs husbands and wives in the …

20+ Slow-Cooker Recipes Everyone Should Learn How to Make

If you're new to slow-cooking or need to refresh your routine, we have you covered. These recipes span from chicken fajitas to bolognese pasta sauce. Just throw the ingredients into your CrockPot and come home to dinner served.

4 ways Donald Trump has convinced his base “the Russia story is a total fabrication”

<i>This is Mic’s daily read on Donald Trump’s America. Welcome to the political newsletter that would love to know how committed Jim Justice really was</i> …

Donald Trump

Hunter S. Thompson Typed Out The Great Gatsby & A Farewell to Arms Word for Word: A Method for Learning How to Write Like the Masters

The word <i>quixotic</i> derives, of course, from Miguel Cervantes’ irreverent early 17th century satire, <i>Don Quixote</i>. From the novel’s eponymous character it …

Literature

How Different—and Dangerous—Is Terrorism Today?

On Sunday, just hours after three men launched an assault on London Bridge, British Prime Minister Theresa May stepped in front of 10 Downing Street and told the world, “We believe we are experiencing a new trend in the threat we face.” In many ways, the attack in the British capital, as well as …

AI is already beating us at our own game

Although modern AI systems still have trouble deciding whether or not to flip that stranded tortoise in their path, they're already outpacing the intellectual capabilities of their creators in a wide variety of fields. From beating grandmaster Go players to outguessing cardiac surgeons, lipreading …

Artificial Intelligence

The 6 Habits of the World's Most Creative People

Looking for tricks to expand your creative productivity? Here are 6 strategies by history’s most creative minds.<p>I expend a huge amount of my time and …

Creativity