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Google’s use of AI to mimic humans is unethical and bad UX

Google CEO Sundar Pichai took a giant leap in the wrong direction this week. At his company’s I/O developer conference, Pichai wowed the crowd by using a virtual assistant to fool people, making unsuspecting humans the target of laughter and raising serious ethical questions about future uses for …

Google Assistant

Wall Street found a parasite growing in the US economy that could spur the next recession

Imagine a parasite living in the US economy, siphoning off the cash that has powered the middle class for decades. We know it's there, but no one — on the right or the left — is talking seriously about how to slow its growth.<p>This parasite is our healthcare system. It is already causing more damage …

Wall Street

'60 Minutes' just laid out the ugliest truth about the opioid crisis

Rannazzisi says he was pushed out of the agency in 2015 for aggressively going after the companies responsible for flooding pharmacies all across the country with opioid medications — primarily the distributors McKesson, Cardinal Health, and AmerisourceBergen. They control over 80% of the …

Obama Administration

Ralphie May, ‘Last Comic Standing’ Comedian, Dead at 45

<b>Update</b>: Nevada’s Clark County Coroner‘s office announced stand-up comedian Ralphie May died of natural causes from hypertensive cardiovascular …

Pie crust 101: Tips and tricks for taking your crust to the next level

When I tell people I grew up in a family of pie bakers, it's easy to imagine I'm bragging. My mother's pies are legendary — rich, velvety custard fillings or mounded fruit pies, each cradled in an ornately decorated crust, golden and with the most delicate layers. And don't get me started on my …

Baking

Roasted Butternut Squash, Apples, and Figs with Sage Brown Butter

If you only want to use one sheet pan and make 4 servings, divide this recipe in half, and save the extra half of your par-cooked butternut squash …

STUFFED ITALIAN BREAD

<b>Ingredients:</b><p>1 Italian loaf, about 12 inches long<br>1 stick butter, melted<br>1/8 cup olive oil<br>3 tsp minced onion<br>2-3 cloves garlic, grated<br>1 tbsp dijon …

Classic Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°. Microwave milk at HIGH for 1 1/2 minutes. Melt butter in a large skillet or Dutch oven over medium-low …

Recipes

Apple to ad industry: Tough luck, privacy comes first

Apple has unequivocally rejected an ad industry request to "rethink" a privacy-protecting browser feature set to arrive this month in the newest version of its Safari web browser.<p>Six ad industry groups said Thursday that a Safari 11 feature called intelligent tracking prevention breaks existing …

These Stocks Could Shock Everyone Very Shortly, Reveals Shark Tank Star O'Leary

Shark Tank star Kevin O'Leary, chairman of O'Shares ETF Investments, is bullish on mid-cap and small-cap stocks for the rest of 2017.<p>"The mid-cap …

Leaked Apple document shows how iPhone service eligibility is determined

A recently leaked Apple document seen by <i>Business Insider</i> gives specific details with images on how Apple handles whether an iPhone is eligible for service or replacement.<p>The 22-page document seen by <i>Business Insider</i> was leaked to Dropbox and features details for Apple Store technicians and …

Mobile Technology

Grilled Cheese Mason Jar Eggs

Step 2<p>Crack one egg into each jar and top with ¼ tablespoon butter, ¼ cup Fontina, ¼ teaspoon salt, and several grinds pepper. Crack a second egg …

The 10 most irresistible colognes, according to real women

When it comes to cologne, the first rule is a little goes a long way (someone tell that to our last Uber driver, please?). The second is to think …

After years of struggling to build wealth, I realized the key to having more money was just a new way of approaching it

<b>• This plan leaves only a little disposable income, requiring a reconfiguring of other expenditures.</b><p><b>• But, over time it helps pay down debt — and since savings are prioritized, increased retirement and college funds.</b><p>When my husband and I first started building a life together in our 20s, we treated …

Browned toast and potatoes are 'potential cancer risk', say food scientists

<b>Bread, chips and potatoes should be cooked to a golden yellow colour, rather than brown, to reduce our intake of a chemical which could cause cancer, government food scientists are warning.</b><p>Acrylamide is produced when starchy foods are roasted, fried or grilled for too long at high temperatures.<p>The …

Nutrition

The Food Lab: How to Roast the Best Potatoes of Your Life

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>The Brits get a bad rap for their cuisine, and in some cases rightfully so—the beef cooked until gray and the gravy-made-from-granules that I ate every Sunday while staying in England were not the height of culinary greatness— but dang if there aren't a lot of …

Best Ever Potato Salad

<i>The BEST EVER Potato Salad recipe from a friend’s grandmother, with a special secret ingredient in the dressing! It converted me from being a potato</i> …

Potatoes

The inflammation-fighting oil you’ll want to use with pretty much every meal

If you fight allergies, digestive problems, irritated skin, headaches, or even serious chronic health problems, then you might be familiar with …

Wellness

iOS 10.1.1 jailbreak cracks open iPhone 7, iPad Pro

A new jailbreak for iOS 10.1.1 has been released in beta form.<p>“Yalu” is the first jailbreak to support the iPhone 7 and you can get your hands on it now, but users are advised to wait for more stable releases.<p>The jailbreak was developed by Luca Todesco, who has made a name for himself by cracking …

IPhone 7

How to use Chrome Remote Desktop to help friends and family with new devices

If you’re anything like me, you spend basically all of your time on “holiday” not with family enjoying a nice cup of cocoa, but rather fixing and setting up all their devices. This can be annoying itself, but when you go back home, it can be even more of a pain helping out remotely without being …

Software

Modern life is killing our children: Cancer rate in young people up 40 per cent in 16 years

Modern life is killing children with the number of youngsters diagnosed with cancer rising 40 per cent in the past 16 years because of air pollution, pesticides, poor diets and radiation, scientists have warned.<p>New analysis of government statistics by researchers at the charity Children with Cancer …

How to Use Facebook Messenger Instant Video

All messaging apps will eventually offer the same feature set, or at least that's the vibe I'm starting to get. The latest copy-paste moment in this …

Sears workers reveal why the company is bleeding cash

The company's cash and equivalents have fallen to $276 million from $1.8 billion a year ago, Sears said Thursday.<p>The company's sales have been falling for years and it has been shutting down stores, selling real estate, and spinning off brands to stem the bleeding.<p>Since 2007, Sears has closed half …

Employment

This drug could boost your memory after a single dose

People suffering with memory loss could be a step closer to treatment after doctors discovered a drug that boosts the part of the brain responsible …

19 Healthy Foods You Should Give Your Dog

These are foods we normally wouldn't think to add to our dogs diet. They can be given as snacks, added as a flavor enhancer or made into homemade …

28 Best and Worst Foods for Acid Reflux

For those who are not familiar with the wrath that is acid reflux, here is a rundown of what this bothersome, digestion-related disorder entails. The …

Nutrition

World's Largest Cruise Ship Departs From England on First Voyage

The largest cruise ship ever will depart from England on Sunday and head toward The Netherlands with paying passengers for its inaugural voyage.<p>Royal …

Lawyer: 'Pawn Stars' star to fight felony drug, gun charges

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The lawyer representing "Pawn Stars" reality TV star "Chumlee" says he'll fight felony weapon and drug charges — and sex assault …

Crime

ADHD Is Fuel for Adventure

By second grade, it was clear that while Zack Smith could sit in a chair, he had no intention of staying in it. He was disruptive in class, spoke in a loud voice, and had a hard time taking turns with others. His parents fed him a ­series of medications for attention-deficit hyper­activity …