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Better Call Saul Season 4 Features Gus Fring Like You’ve Never Seen Him Before

Expect to learn more about the super villain’s backstory: “He’s not the Gus that has it all figured out during Breaking Bad,” says Giancarlo Esposito.

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Study: Opioids for wisdom teeth removal increase long-term use | Island Packet

Those who were prescribed an opioid before or after their wisdom teeth removal are nearly 3 times as likely to go on to long-term use of the drug, according to a University of Michigan study published in the journal JAMA.

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Our 12 Favorite Ingredients to Order on Amazon

It includes a crunchy chile condiment you have to try—and the best coconut milk you can buy in the US.

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Vintage Disneyland photos show the park in the summer of 1969

Take a trip back in time with these pictures of Disneyland from the summer of 1969. See what's different and what stayed pretty much the same at the beloved California park.

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Burger King Just Brought Back Surge Soda, Be Still Your '90s Baby Heart

Kids of the '90s, get ready for a huge blast from the past. Remember Surge soda? It was originally introduced in 1997 by Coca-Cola to compete with PepsiCo's Mountain Dew — it had a good run for a few years, but popularity died down in by the end of…

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Trader Joe's workers and customers reveal their 56 favorite items

Trader Joe's has compiled a list of its 56 most popular products in celebration of its 50th year in business.

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59 Percent Of You Will Share This Article Without Even Reading It

A recent study found that 59 percent of all links shared on social networks aren't actually clicked on at all, implying that people are sharing articles without ever getting past the headlines.

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Don’t be fooled by the password email scam

An email being mass-mailed to thousands may fool some people into believing they’ve been hacked, but police say it’s not a real threat.

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These Stunning Pictures Show The Blood Moon During The Longest Lunar Eclipse Of The Century

The eclipse was visible on much of the Earth, except North and Central America, and lasted for nearly four hours Friday, with totality lasting for one hour, 42 minutes, and 57 seconds.

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    Where to find affordable housing in NYC

    Looking for affordable apartments in New York? Look no further: This guide to NYC’s housing lotteries has you covered.

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    1/2/3 BHK Flats For Rent and Sale In New Chandigarh, Mohali

    Acre and Acres have successfully assisted there clients to acquire, invest and afford their real estate assets. Those who are looking for 1/2/3bhk apartments, villa, flats in Tricity, we at acre an…

    Miscellaneous | Mid Century

    What Does Mid-Century Modern Really Mean?

    We put together a very high-level overview on the Mid-Mod design movement to provide insight on what makes a piece authentically Mid-Century Modern.

    Miscellaneous | Human interest

    11-year-old gets his college degree - CNN Video

    William Maillis may be young, but he already knows what his dream job is.

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      ‘It’s surreal’: Seattle’s Pike Place Fish Market sold to fish-throwing employees

      WATCH: Ryan Reese, a new owner of the Pike Place Fish Market, explains the origin of the fish tossing that has become a tourist attraction. (Alan Berner and Christine Clarridge / The Seattle Times)

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      Your library card now gets you free access to more than 30 NYC museums

      NYC's library card just got a Moviepass-sized upgrade. NYC library members can now access 33 cultural bastions throughout the city thanks to the new Culture Pas

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      LEGO made James Bond’s Aston Martin, complete with working ejector seat

      There’s a new Aston Martin DB5 on the market and it’s everything you’d expect from the vehicle used by James Bond in the movie Goldfinger. The only drawback: It’s too small to drive. LEGO has created a replica of the Aston Martin DB5 used by super

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      Curious Kids: If an insect is flying in a car while it is moving, does the insect have to move at the same speed?

      If the insect wants to stay right in front of your nose, it must fly forwards just a little bit when the car is speeding up. But when the car is at constant speed, it only needs to hover.

      Miscellaneous | Judaism

      Starbucks' flavored drinks lose Kosher certification - CBS News

      A top Kosher certification company has dropped Starbucks drinks with syrups, sauces, toppings and powders

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      How to shop smart and save money on Prime Day

      The much-anticipated Amazon Prime Day is almost here and shoppers are gearing up to score some major deals. The 36-hour mega-sale will start on Monday, July 16 at 3 p.m., and will feature over 1 million items for sale, according to Amazon. Last year’s P

      Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Chicago

      Time Out Tastemakers Uncover Hidden Chicago Gems

      Neighborhood bookstores, historic hotels, hidden speakeasies and more underappreciated Chicago locales to explore.

      Miscellaneous | Judaism

      Yes, Judaism Is Pro-Life | Daily Wire

      On Thursday, Avraham Bronstein, rabbi of the Hampton Synagogue in Westhampton Beach, New York, penned an op-ed for Ha’aretz, Israel’s most left-wing newspa

      Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Chicago

      Best Summer Concerts in Chicago From Festivals to Free Shows

      When summer arrives in Chicago, it's easy to find a concert. Don't miss a beat with the help of our guide to festivals, outdoor gigs, free shows and more.

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      The Preservation Battle of Grand Central

      Forty years ago, preservationists—including a former First Lady—fought to maintain the integrity of New York City’s historic railway station

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      13-mile trail from Baldwin Hills to the beach set to open in 2020

      The Park to Playa Trail would connect some of the area’s most popular walking and biking trails.

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      Costco employees share 25 things they'd love to tell shoppers but can't

      Costco membership doesn't entitle you to do whatever you want in the store, employees say. Here's what Costco workers wish they could tell members of the retail warehouse club.

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      Why Are Imitation Crab, Pork and Cheeseburgers Kosher?

      Even if the Torah forbids a food, one is still permitted to eat kosher food artificially flavored to taste like it. However, if it closely resembles the non-kosher food, it may be necessary to mark it as an imitation.

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      Dogs are leading California veterans out of the darkness

      The Pets and Vets program at Tony La Russa’s ARF is making a difference in the lives of veterans, who are matched with service dogs. Here are three stories of rescue at both ends of the leash…

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      Why Do Mosquitos Bite Some People More Than Others?

      Blood type, metabolism, exercise, shirt color and even drinking beer can make individuals especially delicious to mosquitoes

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      Rare US independence declaration found in UK archive

      A rare parchment copy of the American Declaration of Independence has been found at a British archive among the papers of an aristocrat who supported the rebels, officials have said. The manuscript was discovered at the West Sussex Record Office in the so

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      A bigger Amazon Prime Day 2018 arrives July 16 with more deals, devices and longer hours

      TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.

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      How Do Fireworks Actually Work? | Mental Floss

      Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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      The Hiker’s Guide to Leaving No Trace . . . and in One Piece | NRDC

      How to be responsible, pee responsibly, and handle animal encounters when you’re out in the wild, communing with nature.

      Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

      Why (and How) California Is Destroying Mountains of Weed | WIRED

      How exactly do you obliterate potentially tens of thousands of pounds of cannabis across the state? Not unlike how you get rid of yard trimmings.

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      Don’t Miss This Weekend’s Best Amazon Deals

      Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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      7 Secrets to Selling Your Clothes, According to Someone Who's Made Almost Six Figures Doing It

      Here's how to sell clothes online successfully, according to someone who's turned her digital closet into a nearly six-figure business.

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      Serving those who serve: Finding resources for veterans

      Sign up to use PATRIOTlink, a resource database that provides essential and critical assistance to struggling service members, veterans and their families.

      Miscellaneous | Random shit

      Man calls police on another man eating burrito on BART train

      Man calls police on another man eating burrito on BART train #Humor #Comedy #SanFrancisco #BayArea

      Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

      A Week In Los Angeles, CA, On A $36,400 Salary

      "After that, we make a stop at an awesome Mexican place and I order chips and guac. It's fantastic. I pick up my car and move it into the office lot. $5.45"

      Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

      The Best Affordable Wine for Every Occasion

      What to pick when drinking with Mom.

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      The future of the GOP looks a lot like this fast-growing community in Florida

      Will Trump get re-elected in 2020? It could come down to America’s most reliable voters: baby boomers

      Miscellaneous | Judaism

      Rabbi Jonathan Sacks: The Consolations of Mortality

      Before any of the deaths are mentioned we read about the strange ritual of the red heifer, which purified people who had been in contact with death – the archetypal source of impurity. That ritual, often deemed incomprehensible, is in fact deeply symbol

      Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

      What to Do If You Get Sick on Vacation

      A guide to getting well in another country, when you don’t have the comforts of home, don’t speak the language, and don’t know the local health-care system.

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      Why There Are No Christian Children in North Korea - Open Doors USA

      Lee Joo-Chan* (now in his 50s) is one of the thousands of North Koreans who grew up in a Christian family without knowing it.

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      How Russiagate Became Israelgate

      Earlier in the week, the Daily Caller reported that George Papadopoulos’s wife, an Italian lawyer named Simona Mangiante, said her husband had pleaded guilty in July to lying to the FBI to avoid charges by special counsel Robert Mueller’s team

      Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Chicago

      The Best Things To Do in the Summer in Chicago

      Make the most of summer in Chicago with our guide to the season's best things to do, including festivals, beaches, patios and more.

      Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Chicago

      Best Midwest Summer Music Festivals Near Chicago

      Take a road trip from Chicago and see some of your favorite bands at the best Midwestern summer music festivals.

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      The best beaches in NYC

      When you’re looking for some summertime fun like surfing, sunbathing or taco-eating, the best beaches NYC has to offer can help.

      Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

      NASA's Peggy Whitson Reveals How Astronauts Poop in Space | Inverse

      Ever wondered how astronauts poop on the International Space Station? NASA veteran Peggy Whitson has the answer. Whitson makes it clear in the interview that she really loved her time there, except for the whole bathroom aspect of space station life.

      Miscellaneous | Chicagoey Stuff

      The disappearing Chicago accent is layered with local history | Reasons to love Chicago

      Da dialect of da Daleys is becoming increasingly rare.

      Miscellaneous | Chicagoey Stuff

      Explaining Chicago to New Yorkers is supremely gratifying

      It's a delight to watch the slow-dawning revelation that another American city might give NYC a run for its money.

      Miscellaneous | Judaism

      Faith and Friendship - Covenant & Conversation - Parshah

      After all that had happened – the miracles, the exodus, the division of the sea, food from heaven, water from a rock, the revelation at Sinai and the covenant that went with it – the people, yet again, were complaining about the food. And not because

      Miscellaneous | Judaism

      May I Join a Protest on Shabbat? - Questions & Answers

      While an action may be halachically permitted, it may not be in keeping with the spirit of Shabbat and is therefore avoided.

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      After ‘Roseanne,’ we need more Trump-voter-friendly TV - NY Daily News

      "Roseanne" is dead, which may give the powers that control our culture an excuse to retreat into old, reflexively liberal habits.

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      Bill O'Reilly: Bill's Weekly Column - The Roseanne Dilemma

      The culture war heated up this week with the self-destruction of Roseanne Barr.  It’s a fascinating story that has wide implications for all Americans who care about free expression - but not in the way you might think.  

      Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

      New York’s lost neighborhoods

      All across NYC, the ghosts of old neighborhoods—demolished to make way for newer and flashier developments—can be found.

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      Ding. Hiss. Chirp. Broadway’s Best Sounds (Other Than the Songs).

      The Tony Award for best sound design is back after a several-year hiatus. We speak to the five nominees in the play category.

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      Why Old-Growth Forests Matter to Cities

      In cities around the U.S., old-growth forests bring unique ecological benefits and let us experience ancient landscapes.

      Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

      Where Has Teen Car Culture Gone?

      Something is missing in the lives of today’s adolescents: that magical coming-of-age feeling when a whole world opened up.

      Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

      Solo-Hiking the AT During a Summer of Political Chaos

      What happens when an African American woman decides to solo-hike the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine during a summer of bitter political upheaval? Everything you can imagine, from scary moments of racism to new friendships to soaring epiphanies ab

      Miscellaneous | Disneyland History

      Nat Geo: Vintage Photos of the "Happiest Place on Earth"

      In 1955, Walt Disney transformed a California orange grove into a scene right out of his imagination.

      Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

      Woman Who Filmed Oakland, Calif.’s BBQ Becky Speaks Out

      Michelle Snider, the woman behind the camera who confronted a fellow white woman after she called the police on Snider’s husband and his friends using charcoal at Oakland, Calif.’s Lake Merritt park, took to YouTube Sunday to answer the question every

      Miscellaneous | This is stuff I like

      10 Lawn Games For The Must Fun Summer Party Ever

      For adults, these classic lawn games bring a whole new level of fun outside. Here are the best outdoor games both grown ups and kids will love this summer.

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      6 Priceless Treasures Lost in Shipwrecks | Mental Floss

      Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

      Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

      43 Totally Fun Things To Do in L.A. This Week You Need to Know About [5-14-18 to 5-18-18]

      This week, from Monday, May 14 to Friday, May 18, features PAWS Cat Yoga, Beyond the Streets, LA Times Food Bowl Night Market, The Autry After Hours, Grunion Fish-tival, Venice Art Crawl, Uncorked Wine Festival, WhedonCon 2018 and MUCH more.

      Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

      June Gloom: What California Beaches Are Really Like in the Summer

      Find out what June Gloom is, when and where it happens in California, and what to do if you are visiting California during the summer months.

      Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

      Study: Two Spaces After a Period May Be Better Than One - The Atlantic

      A new study proves that half of people are correct. The other is also correct.

      Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

      Andy Got His Gun: An Idaho Soldier Returns Home After War Crimes Conviction/Sentence

      "I had a lot of seriously lonely moments, a lot of horrible, horrible thoughts over the last five and half years, but I think that comes with the territory of where I've been."

      Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

      The best things to do in NYC according to locals and Time Out Editors!

      According to critics and locals, these are the the best things to do in NYC. Discover amazing places to eat and drink, must-see museums and more.

      Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

      How to Eat Like a Local in L.A.'s Best Dining 'Hoods - Los Angeles Magazine

      6 reasons to brave traffic for a great dinner out

      Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

      Quiz: Call the Grammar Police | Mental Floss

      Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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      Listening to Music Helps Kids Bond With Their Parents, Research Confirms | Fatherly

      Parents who listen to music and engage in musical activities with their kids have better relationships with them as they grow up, new research shows.

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        The new magnetism of mid-size cities

        For many millennials, second cities are becoming their first choice

        Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

        Rooftop festival to feature NYC’s best subway performers

        You know you're a New Yorker when you have your subway regulars: The early-morning troubadour at the 7th Ave Q station, the evening poet on the 2/3 train to Cro

        Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Chicago

        Chicago Riverwalk kicks off summer season with free dog cruise, architecture tours and fireworks

        With no sign of snow in the immediate forecast, it's safe to say that spring has officially sprung, offering endless opportunities to be outside. The Chicago Ri

        Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

        Priscilla Yanez — Civil Service Worker or Spy?

        About month ago I sat down to interview Tina Real. Tina has memories of San Diego that span her eight decades here. What began as an interview of Tina herself quickly expanded to encompass her her…

        Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

        The Unexpected Word That Shows Up on Every Hacked-Password List

        Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

        Miscellaneous | Mid Century

        Weird History: What Ever Happened to the Home Intercom? | Apartment Therapy

        Weird history -- whatever happened to the intercom? We traced this home trend back in time.

        Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

        19 NYC Secrets Most New Yorkers Don't Know

        From an abandoned subway station to a colonial African burial ground lost for almost 300 years, we've rounded up the city’s best kept secrets.

        Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

        Take a Trip Through New York City in the Year 1911

        Back in 1911, the Swedish film production company Svenska Biografteatern visited New York City during a trip to America and shot footage of various street scenes. The film has survived through the years in mint condition, and YouTuber Guy Jones created this fascinating 8-minute edit after slowing down the footage to a natural rate and adding in ambient sounds.

        Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Chicago

        The 25 most Instagrammable places in Chicago

        Upgrade your Instagram game with our definitive guide to Chicago’s most likable sights

        Miscellaneous | Mid Century

        First look inside the TWA Hotel’s sleek, midcentury-inspired rooms - Curbed NY

        Get a peek inside the TWA Hotel’s new hotel rooms, which are inspired by midcentury modern design.

        Miscellaneous | Mid Century

        These photos show an idealized vision of midcentury America… with a subtle hint of weirdness

        Not much is known about Nina Leen, the Russian-born Life photographer who moved to New York in 1939 and proceeded to spend the next four decades making some of the best — and least remembered —…