Jennifer Albrizio

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“Utterly Shocking”: Silicon Valley Slams White House for Ignoring A.I. Threat

The Trump administration just dismissed the single greatest challenge facing the U.S. economy.<p>If there’s one thing that labor economists and leaders in Silicon Valley generally seem to agree on, it’s that increasingly sophisticated technology is coming to replace American jobs. According to a new …

Donald Trump

Four Ways To Keep Your Body Strong As You Age

Did you know that we start to lose muscle mass from the age of 40 - slowly to start with but this accelerates over time at a rate of approximately …

Nutrition

8 Things to Know Before You Hike the Appalachian Trail

Before you tackle more than 2,000 miles of the greatest hiking trail in the world, read this.<p>Stretching more than 2,190 miles across 14 different states, the Appalachian Trail may be the best long-distance hiking route in the entire world. Each year, 3 million people trek at least a portion of the …

Hiking

Artificial intelligence finds its way into business through sales

Artificial intelligence (AI) had a coming out party of sorts in 2016. Even though it has been in development for decades, this year, with the perfect combination of cheap computing power and access to increasing amounts of data, it seems AI’s time has come.<p>Its first foray in business has been …

Why Cats Poop on Your Bed and Other Odd Pet Behaviors

Our furred and feathered companions do some mystifying things—here are some we can misinterpret.<p>When reader Hilary Brown’s cat, Wasabi, left a holiday gift that looked a lot like a lump of coal on her bed, we figured that was one mad kitty.<p>But was it?<p>Weird Animal Question of the Week asked experts: …

Pets

Degeneration nation: It takes a village of idiots to raise a kakistocracy like Donald Trump’s

<b>(Getty/Alex Wong/AP/Manuel Balce Ceneta/Carolyn Kaster/Getty/Drew Angerer/AP/Patrick Semansky)</b><p>Donald Trump’s government will be “for the benefit of knaves at the cost of fools”<p>Sophia A. McClennen<p>December 17, 2016 1:00pm (UTC)<p>Ever since Donald Trump launched his campaign last year we have searched …

It's time to plant your winter vegetable garden (and gloat on Facebook)

When it comes to year-round gardening, most Southern Californians have got it made.<p>While many parts in the country are fighting snow and sleet, we're ready to plant a winter vegetable garden (and then post about it on Instagram and Facebook to make our East Coast friends and relatives …

Obama points finger at Putin over US election hacks

President Barack Obama on Friday strongly suggested that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally authorized the computer hacks that American intelligence officials say were aimed at helping Republican Donald Trump win the Nov. 8 election.<p>But with only a month left in office, during a somber …

Brain, Mind, Body And The Disease Of Addiction

The standard definition of drug or alcohol addiction is that it's a chronic, incurable disease of the brain.<p>In a comprehensive report on the topic, published last month, the surgeon general gives this familiar definition a more positive spin. He eschews the "cure" word and focuses instead on the …

Consciousness

An Egg and Cheese Bread That Will Float Your Boat

Go make khachapuri adjaruli, the Georgian flatbread best enjoyed by tearing pieces off the ends and dunking them into the melty cheese egg</i> …

Breakfast

Solar Power Is Now The World's Cheapest Energy

The drop in price is driven by investments from developing nations.<p>Over the past six years, the cost of solar energy has dropped dramatically, to the point where it is now even cheaper than wind power in emerging markets like China and India. This may be largely due to rising investments in solar …

Renewable Energy

3 ETFs to Help You Make More Money in Retirement

Most financial advisorswill tell retirees to put most of their savings in bonds, which offer fixed income without the volatility -- so long as they aren't sold before maturity. That might seem wise as interest rates climb, but retirees can still consider buying a few high-yielding ETFs …

Street Artist Turns Walls Into Melting Optical Illusions

Argentinian street artist Felipe Pantone splashes his psychedelic wallpapers on city walls.<p>Immersive murals juxtapose chessboard grids with ribbons of saturated color. The divisions between geometric patterns and gradients are so effortlessly blended that the larger patterns seem created wth …

Automation Won't Create New Jobs Like Technology Did In The Past

“Increased productivity leads to more wealth, cheaper goods, greater spending power and ultimately, more jobs,” said the Wall Street Journal in the latest entry in the counterpoint to articles declaring the end of work.<p>People should trust things will work out and know the weight of historic …

Economics

Why Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google all desperately need you to know that the robots are coming

Instead, the biggest companies in tech, especially Facebook, Microsoft, Google, and Amazon, spent their 2016 hyping up something a little more abstract: their ongoing quests to build a so-called "general artificial intelligence," and all the extra smarts they're adding to the product while they're …

Inside the makeshift goldmines of Uganda: where poverty, child labour and exploitation reign

Buried in the earth in a rich seam carving its way from Lake Victoria in Uganda, lies the world's most prized metal, gold. But the fight to extract it is perilous and often deadly. <i>Guy Kelly</i> reports on conditions for the desperate workers who dig for it, and the people seeking a glimmer of hope<p>In …

Africa

22 ways to be healthier with minimal effort

The new year is a common time to think about self-improvement.<p>Luckily, there are lots of ways to better your lifestyle without throwing your daily …

Nutrition