Elin Hedkvist

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Elon Musk says we need to regulate AI before it becomes a danger to humanity

Elon Musk’s thoughts on artificial intelligence are pretty well known at this point. He famously compared work on AI to “summoning the demon,” and has warned time and time again that the technology poses an existential risk to humanity. At a gathering of US governors this weekend, he repeated these …

Jordan Travel Guide | The Planet D Advenure Travel Blog

Travel Styles:<p>The magnificent Petra and The Blue Mosque of Amman, The Arabian Desert and Wadi Rum, the stomping grounds of Lawrence of Arabia …

Travel

The Difference Between Potstickers, Wontons, and Gyoza

Dumplings are a broad term to describe pieces of dough that envelope some sort of meat or veggie filling. Potstickers, wontons, and gyoza are all …

Food & Dining

20 Essential Books to Prepare You for What's Next

A handy reading list featuring not-so-speculative dystopian fiction, political memoirs, and cautionary tales from Nazi Germany.<p>One of the many stark differences between the 44th and 45th Presidents of the United States is their attitude toward literature. Barack Obama has credited books as his …

Books

Karaage is the Japanese method for making superior fried chicken

What strikes me about the Japanese relationship with fried chicken is the frequency of consumption—more often than a once-in-a-while indulgence. In …

7 Takeout-Destroying Recipes to Celebrate Chinese New Year With  - Chowhound

There are so many different delicious types of Chinese food and they are all jam packed with flavor. Spicy, sweet, savoury, you name it. For many, …

Food & Dining

Transcript: President Obama on What Books Mean to Him

<i>Michiko Kakutani, the chief book critic for The New York Times, interviewed President Obama about literature on Friday at the White House. Here are excerpts from the conversation, which have been edited and condensed.</i><p><b>These books that you gave to your daughter Malia</b> <b>on the Kindle,</b> <b>what were they? S</b><b>ome</b> …

Books

Anna Jones’ colourful Mexican recipes to bring sunshine in winter

Every year we spend a few weeks with my sister in LA. Her house is cut into a hillside to the east of the city and sits at the top of steps brightly painted with hearts. Nearby, there’s a billboard that reads “I like you very much” by a taco stand that announces itself with rainbow parasols. It …

Food Preservation

17 DIY Sauces, Spices and Spreads That Snub the Pre-Packaged Stuff

<i>For many of us, 2016 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2017! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>With so many easy-to-grab condiments, spreads and spices …

Wine Collecting Tips & Mistakes to Avoid

Think you don’t have the space or the budget to start a wine cellar? Think again. With a few tips, a stellar collection can be within everyone's …

How to Brown Meat So It's Actually, You Know, Brown

By Claire Saffitz<p>No matter what your mom told you, gray taco meat does not count as "browned." Here's how to brown meat so it's crispy and delicious.<p>For the record, when you brown ground meat in a pan, it should be, well, brown and crispy. If it's gray and mealy like mom’s taco meat used to be, …

Cooking

27 Books Every Woman In America Should Read

These novels, essay collections, memoirs, histories, and more will help you understand why there is no feminism without intersectionality, why we should remember our history before we repeat it, and why Roe v. Wade is a lot more tenuous than you might think.

Feminism

Healthy breakfast recipes that'll actually keep you full

It's perhaps the most important meal of the day, but are you doing it right?<p>Sure, a bowl of cereal — even organic cereal with hormone-free milk — may …

3 women travel writers who made history

In the course of history, there’s been female writers, female bushwhackers, but also female bushwhacking writers. In other words, travel writers …

How to Make Roasted Chicken Stock in a Slow Cooker

If you’ve ever wondered why restaurant dishes taste so much richer than what you make at home, a roasted, concentrated chicken stock is the likely …

Cooking

An Animated Introduction to the Feminist Philosophy of Simone de Beauvoir

How influential are the writings of Simone de Beauvoir? So influential that even the rushed, by all accounts shoddy first English translation …

20 Books to Read Before They Become Movies

Be prepared. And smug.<p>If you're anything like us, you probably like to read the book before seeing the movie. This year, as usual, Hollywood is adapting a slew of books — fiction and nonfiction — into films, some of which you may already be familiar with. If you want to prepare yourself for the …

Books

In 2017, I want to expand my reading horizons

Put down the phone and pick up a book<p>At the end of each year, I take stock of the books I completed over the last 12 months. For the past couple of years, I’ve followed through on one of my annual goals: read a book a week. If I toss my phone into a different room, that’s relatively easy to …

Books

17 Leftovers You're Probably Eating Wrong

Fire up that waffle iron!<p><i>Submissions have been lightly edited for length/clarity.</i>

Cooking

11 Books You Should Get Yourself Now That The Holidays Are Over

Every holiday season, you spend weeks picking out the perfect presents for your friends and loved ones, painstakingly selecting thoughtful gifts that …

From ashwaganda to ghee: these are the superfood trends of 2017

If you have an insatiable appetite for new superfoods, here’s a guide to the ones you need to know in 2017.<p><i>This article originally appeared on</i> …

The Book Rioters' Favorite Books of December 2016

We asked our contributors to share the best book they read this month. We’ve got fiction, nonfiction, YA, and much, much more– there are book …

Books

Turmeric Chicken Skewers with Cilantro-Coconut Lime Dip Recipe - Chowhound

1Combine cilantro stems, white pepper, coriander, and garlic in a mortar and pestle and pound into a fine paste. This can also be done in a small …

Turmeric

The art of choosing the perfect glass for your craft cocktails

Does a cocktail in any glass taste as sweet? According to experts in Los Angeles' thriving cocktail community the answer is, well, yeah.<p>That's not to say fancy glasses don't play a role at the bar.<p>"The first judgment is with the eyes," says Vincenzo Marianella, universally acknowledged as one of …

Mad Men

These are Amazon’s picks for best books this January

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If you're looking for something to keep you occupied before bed or on your commute to work this, January, we suggest checking out Amazon's …

21 bars with the world's most incredible views

Instead of working up a thirst sightseeing, drink in both booze and views at bars that look out at the world's most amazing sites.<p>We've rounded up …

São Paulo

25 of the Most Exciting Book Releases for 2017

<i>This week we’re looking to the year ahead by tracking down the most anticipated pieces of pop culture in 2017. Below, 25 books we can’t wait to get</i> …

10 Tips For Traveling With One Backpack

<b>Authored by Andrew McGuire</b><p>Traveling with one backpack is a skill to be learned and perfected. Even the most seasoned travelers fight the urge to over …

Backpacking

We Have Found the Perfect Egg Recipe!

My favorite desserts star any derivative of whipped egg whites, be it meringue, soufflé, or marshmallows, so when I saw this savory recipe for "egg clouds" from <b>The Perfect Egg</b> by Teri Lyn Fisher and Jenny Park, I scrambled to make it. The concept is simple: beat egg whites until stiff, then form …

Breakfast