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15 Things Never to Say to a Chicagoan

<i>By Joel Reese for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p><b>1) Michael Jordan? Overrated.</b><p>You didn't just say that. Now you'll have to brace yourself as the Chicagoans in the room inundate you with a staggering list of accomplishments (10-time NBA scoring leader, 6-time NBA champion, 5-time MVP) that prove His Royal …

20 Creative DIY Place Cards for Your Thanksgiving Table

Arrange a chic Thanksgiving setup with these simple do-it-yourself place holders.<p>Not only will they look pretty, but with props like rosemary and clementines, they'll make the whole room smell amazing.

15 Reasons Why Vinegar is the Ultimate Cleaning Solution

The secret fix to most household messes was already in your kitchen cupboard.<p><b>1. Kitchen Surfaces and Utensils</b><p>Vinegar has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that make it a good choice for cleaning in the kitchen. Mix equal parts white vinegar and water, then pour it into a spray bottle. Use …

Why 'The Walking Dead' Casts So Many Actors From HBO’s Hit Show ‘The Wire’

When the fifth season premieres, we'll see a few new faces including "The Wire" alum Seth Gilliam. He's now the third actor from the hit HBO series to join "The Walking Dead" ensemble after Chad Coleman (Tyreese) and Lawrence Gilliard Jr. (Bob).<p>We caught up with series creator Robert Kirkman at New …

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How a human lung is kept alive and breathing for a transplant

Lung in a box. Very cool.<p>To extend the time an organ can last before it’s transplanted into a recipient, engineers have developed the Organ Care System — which is essentially a box pumping blood and oxygen to the lung.<p>What’s especially neat about the OCS is that they can actually be used to improve imperfect donor lungs by flushing it with antibiotics and nutrients. Like refurbishing a lung, sort of. Putting donor lungs through the OCS helps increase and improve the number of potential donor …

25 Places To Party Before You Die

"Our website is not about exploiting destinations," David S. Miller, a senior editor at Matador Network, told Business Insider. "Matador and our brand has always been about traveling in a respectful way and trying to connect with local people."<p>Which is why when they decided to take on the project, …

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Insane Clown Posse Sues the FBI for Thinking They Are a Gang

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The "horrorcore" rap group Insane Clown Posse filed a federal lawsuit against the FBI and the …

How a massive meth bust in China is tied to traditional medicine

Police in Southern China seized 3 tonnes (more than 6,600 lbs) of methamphetamine in a drug raid this week in a small village in Guangdong, and arrested 182 people in connection with the raid, including a local former Communist Party chief.<p>Boshe, population 14,000, is one of China’s biggest …

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