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'It Had Never Been Done on Television Before': The Oral History of Breaking Bad

Creator Vince Gilligan, stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul, and others reflect on how an offbeat show about a drug-dealing schoolteacher revolutionized television forever.<p>Television changed the night of January 20, 2008: <i>Breaking Bad</i>, a bold and singular drama about a downtrodden, dying high school …

Dad Turns His Sons’ Doodles Into Anime Characters, And The Result Is Amazing (Part IV)

Regular visitors to Bored Panda will no doubt be familiar with the incredible artwork of Thomas Romain. He's a French anime artist living in Tokyo …

Marriage is hard work: 7 ways to make it fun again

A few weeks ago, Pink announced to the world what she thought about marriage: "Monogamy is work!" she declared. But she didn't stop there — Pink revealed that sometimes she swoons over her husband, and other times, she cannot stand him. Celebrities — they really are just like us, huh?<p>Is marriage …

Inside India’s race to cool 1.3 billion people in a warming world

How do you cool 7.5 billion people on a warming planet?<p>When Rutam Vora was growing up in Vadodara, a city of about 2 million people near the western coast of India, his parents kept cool each summer by drenching bedsheets in water and hanging them in the windows of their house. When the scorching …

30 Easy, Safe and Fun Destinations for Your First Solo Adventure

Lima, Peru was my first destination as a solo traveler a few years ago when I was a senior in college. I actually stopped there on my way to Brazil …

The Next U.S. Total Eclipse Is in 2024. Here's Where to See It

It's good news for Texas and New England.<p>Did you watch the NASA live stream from Monday’s total solar eclipse and just wish you had made the trek to …

San Antonio

Disney to pull movies from Netflix, plans own streaming service | Reuters

(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) will stop providing new movies to Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) starting in 2019 and launch its own streaming service as the world’s biggest entertainment company tries to capture digital viewers who are dumping traditional television.<p>Disney’s defection, announced on …

5 awesome sleep-away summer camps for grown-ups

When it comes to going away to camp whether that means traditional out-in-the-woods, Native American-named summer sleepover camp, basketball camp or …

Stressed? It Might Be Because of Where You Live

There are a lot of factors that go into how stressed you feel on a day-to-day basis—your job, your relationships, your health, money, and the …

Holly Madison Serves Up Her Mom’s Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Seeing red! Holly Madison wanted a kitchen as cheerful as her disposition. When she and her husband, music producer Pasquale Rotella, bought this …

The Best Frozen Pastas From Trader Joe's For a Carb Fix in a Flash

Frozen pasta doesn't exactly sound like the most appetizing dinner, but trust us, Trader Joe's somehow makes it appealing. We're not ashamed to admit that sometimes a homemade dinner — even a fast and easy dinner — isn't in the cards for us, and in those hangry times, we turn to these frozen meals …

Italian Food

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

The Best Black Friday Deals of 2016

Steals and deals from Amazon, Target, Walmart and 13 other retailers.<p>The big retailers launch holiday sales the day after Halloween, and the flow of …

Obama meets his nemesis

Trump launched his political career by questioning Obama's place of birth. On Thursday, Obama showed Trump his new home.<p>They had never met before.<p>They have hated each other intensely from afar, each to the other the prime example of what so many Americans get wrong, and what they needed to run for …

Expertly Crafted Japanese Candies Look Like Exquisite Glass Sculptures of Animals

Candy maker extraordinaire and owner of sweets shop Ameshin Shinri Tezuka continues to wow Tokyo with his amazing <i>amezaiku</i> animals.<p>Amezaiku is an ancient art of candy crafting. Artists create skillfully sculpted sweets that depict impressively realistic animals, from expressive koi fish to seemingly …

Love, Lust, and Loss: A Photographic Memoir of the 80s

Love, Lust, and Loss: A Photographic Memoir of the 80s is both a visual coming of age story and Atlanta-based photographer Billy Howard’s homage to a …

Relationships

What Halloween Was Like the Year You Were Born

A look back at a 100 years of ghouls, goblins, and ghosts.<p>Ready for a spooky look back at the history of Halloween in America? Read on, if you dare.

This Couch Is Designed to Hold You All Night Long

Because is there anything better after a terrible day?<p>Everyone's experienced one of those deep, warm hugs that seem to have magical powers. Maybe from your mom, or spouse, or your kids when they are feeling really generous. The point is, sometimes you just need to be held after a terrible day. And …

HP's Sprocket might not be the best instant printer, but it's definitely the most fun

Today, I got hyped on a printer. HP’s new pocket-sized Sprocket printer made me smile; it made me laugh; and it became my favorite distraction. Sure, my interest in it is already waning, but wow a real laugh. That’s more excitement than most gadgets have inspired in me lately.<p>The Sprocket is HP’s …

A mysterious polio-like illness that paralyzes people may be surging this year

Before dinner on July 29, 3-year-old Carter Roberts of Chesterfield, Va., seemed perfectly healthy. That evening, he vomited. When he woke up the next morning with a slight fever of 99 degrees, his mother, Robin Roberts, figured that he was coming down with a cold. The next morning, she found him …

Public Health

PREMIERE: Photographer Sasha Frolova Frees the Female Form Via Her New Photo Series "Busts"

What makes an image controversial? Who exactly gets to decide that the female form is inherently vulgar? Why, in 2016, is sexuality still addressed in such absurd, archaic ways? If you've ever used social media, these are probably questions you've probably thought about, and the fact that none of …

The History of How We Discovered All the Planets in the Solar System

Satellites such as the Kepler have been working overtime to uncover hundreds of new planets in our galaxy. But how did we first discover the planets …

Astronomy

39 Brilliant Camping Hacks To Try On Your Next Trip

Nature don't fail me now.

Artemisia Gentileschi: The Rape Survivor And Her Revenge - DailyArtMagazine.com - Art History Stories

Artemisia Gentileschi was one of the best Italian Baroque painters. This strong woman painted plenty of paintings of strong and suffering women from …

Watch the cast of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' perform the score a cappella

"The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon" knew the perfect way to fete the latest addition to the "Star Wars" film universe: a cappella music.<p>As underwhelming as that might sound, Fallon, with help of "The Tonight Show" house band, The Roots, brought together the cast of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" …

Morning Light

Hospital Units Tailored To Older Patients Can Help Prevent Decline

Until March of this year, Janet Prochazka was active and outspoken, living by herself and working as a special education tutor. Then a bad fall landed her in the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital.<p>Doctors cared for her wounds and treated her pneumonia, but Prochazka, who is 75, didn't sleep …

Health Care

10 Valuable Lessons to Be Learned From Japanese Culture

10 Valuable Lessons to Be Learned From Japanese Culture<p>Updated on July 22, 2015<p>Living In Japan Changed My Life<p>I had the privilege of living in Japan …