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Breaking Bad Refresher

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Wanna catch up on Breaking Bad in time for the season premiere August 11? Here's an epic refresher that will remind you of where the storyline stands.
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Every Amusement Ride, Ranked from Least Scary To Scariest. Select your favorites, so you don't waste your time at the county fair.
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Sea otters can be master trolls. Watch this one taunt a poor frustrated dog from the safety of the water.
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The Cheerios ad featuring a mixed-race family riled some folks so much that the YouTube comments had to be shut down. But when kids were shown the ad, they didn't even notice anything out of the ordinary.
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20 songs that directly address dead bandmates. Because when they die on you, you have to write a song to deal with your grief.
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America’s One-Child Policy. More and more people are waking up to the fact that they just can't afford another one.
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Haute Pockets: The frozen foodstuff gets an artisanal makeover. It turns out that the kids that grew up on them, well, they grew up.
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Life Before Air Conditioning. We not only walked six miles to school uphill both ways, we also used traditional architecture to keep cool.

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Scientists Are Pushing For a Ban on Killer Robots
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A Growing Movement of Scientists is Pushing for a Ban on Killer Robots. Separating human judgment from war is a recipe for disaster.

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17 Homes You’ve Seen On TV And What They Look Like Off-Screen. Not shown: the tourists who stop and take pictures.

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The Curious Case of the Law of the Tongue. When orcas help you hunt whales, it's only right to share the meat with them.

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The Hunt for Mexico’s Heirloom Beans. A return to rare and exotic bean varieties has made the humble legume cool.

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Why Restaurants Became So Loud—And How to Fight Back. An ambience designed for "buzz" and "energy" can damage your hearing.

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Should America Go Cash-Free? Digital money is convenient, but total reliance on banks comes with costs.

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10 Out-of-This-World Facts About Plan 9 From Outer Space. What made it a bad movie also made it a lot of fun.

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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel
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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel. Action Comics #1000 celebrates the anniversary by reminding us of what the superhero is all about.

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North Carolina’s Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park and Museum. Detour your next road trip to enjoy this whimsical attraction.

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The Rise and Fall of the Hormel Girls, Who Sold America on SPAM. The drum and bugle corps made the act of eating canned meat feel patriotic.

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O Moldy Night: A Celebration of Molded Food. Outstanding dishes at an event in North Carolina ranged from the sublime to the disgusting.

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What It's Like To Be Latino In the U.S. The hyphen makes life difficult on both sides.

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A Real-life Lord of the Flies: the Troubling Legacy of the Robbers Cave Experiment. Muzafer Sherif manipulated boys at summer camp to hate each other in the 1950s, but they only learned the truth as elderly men.

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Ten Superstitions of Writers and Artists. They must have worked, since all these people became famous.

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On Pins and Needles: 11 Famous Knitters. The hobby never completely goes out of style.

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