Ian Blay

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These Guys Spent Years Editing All Of 'Breaking Bad' Into A 2-Hour Movie

Binge-watching made easy.<p><b>UPDATE:</b> 5:10 p.m ― <b></b>The “Breaking Bad” movie created by Lucas Stoll and Gaylor Morestin has since been removed from Vimeo due to copyright issues.<p><b>PREVIOUSLY:</b><p>For everyone out there who’s thinking of watching (or rewatching) the entirety of “Breaking Bad” but doesn’t want to …

Hotels With Over-The-Top Poolside Experiences

<i>For</i> Condé Nast Traveler, by Paul Rubio.<p>From foot-washing attendants to cabanas with verandas, here are our favorite poolside experiences and amenities from around the globe.<p>See our list of the best resorts in the U.S.<p><b>1. Faena Hotel Miami Beach, Florida</b><p>Pool life is the good life at this posh Miami …

Why This Mexican-American Designed A Video Game That Simulates Border Crossings

The artist based the game on his parents' experiences.<p>Texas artist Gonzalo Alvarez is hoping to show just how perilous crossing the border can be through a video game.<p>The 23-year-old illustrator and game designer recently released his art installation “Borders,” which features a retro arcade-style …

Border Crossings

Trump's Victory Jeopardizes Global Security and Enables Authoritarianism Around the World

With Trump’s victory, the world has decisively entered a period of increasing unpredictability and instability.<p>Angry American voters who feel slighted by the Washington establishment have had their say. A stunned world must now come to terms with what the election of Donald Trump as the 45th …

Canyon Ranch Debuts New East Coast Residences

Explore the perks at Massachusetts’s new wellness-centric community…<p>Canyon Ranch—the venerable wellness brand that helms spa properties in Arizona, …

Why We Are Mourning the Death of Fine Dining

The casual-culinary revolution has a rich tradition in critical condition…<p><b>With its arsenal of top-flight chefs and iPhone-friendly dishes, the</b> …

The Dos and Don'ts of Linkedin Lead Generation: Grow Your List and Community a Better Way

Every week, I receive yet another unsolicited newsletter in my inbox from a LinkedIn connection. I can only assume that some brilliant marketer(s) out there has advised people to export their LinkedIn contacts and add them to their "list".<p>I don't know about you, but this is the quickest way to make …

Social Media

Tired All the Time? Try These 8 Natural Energy Boosters

<i>By: Jessica Cassity</i><p>You don't have to feel drained on a daily basis. Here's how to keep your energy tank full. If you're running low right now, try these instant pick-me-ups.<p>If you're tired all the time you're not alone. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have gone so far as to call …

Melissa Chandon's 'American Weekend' Offers Warm Shades Of Nostalgia!

<i>Photo courtesy of LAArtParty.com; Melissa Chandon at opening reception on June 25, 2016 at Skidmore Contemporary Art</i><p>On Saturday, June 25, I was at my usual art haunt... Bergamot Station Arts Center (in Santa Monica) rushing... while attempting to see as many new exhibitions as possible. As I …

10 Stocks That Haven't Dropped in 5 Years

<i>By Ashley Redmond, Contributor</i><p>There are close to 3,000 companies on the world's largest stock exchange, the New York Stock Exchange. So when you're looking to invest in a reliable company, it can be difficult to find the best stocks.<p><i>Visit GOBankingRates for the latest finance news, tips and more >>></i><p>…

Investing

Can You Use A Reverse Mortgage In Place Of Pension?

Traditionally, retirement plans look to three integers: savings, pension and Social Security. But this may be changing in modern times. Since many employers no longer offer pensions, and with more Americans working until older ages but with few savings to show for it (60% of people do not have …

Dalai Lama Says Key To Happiness Is Letting Go

We all want to find and sustain happiness. And for the Dalai Lama, this inner peace may be easily found by doing one thing: determining that whatever is bothering you no longer exist. Well, sort of.<p>Of course, reaching this plain of enlightenment is far easier said (or read about) than done.<p>In an …

Mindfulness

Mac Miller Totally Destroys Donald Trump On 'The Nightly Show'

"Let me 'white-splain' this to you."<p>Donald Trump probably wants to build a wall between himself and Mac Miller right now.<p>The presidential candidate threatened to sue the rapper over his platinum song, "Donald Trump," and he even dissed him on Twitter, calling the Pittsburgh native an "ungrateful …

Donald Trump

All 17 Super Mario Bros. games, ranked

Nintendo says that today is Mario Day (March 10 … MAR10 … get it?), so let’s celebrate it by listing the Italian plumber’s main adventures.<p>The Mario franchise is the best-selling in gaming history, with sales exceeding 500 million copies. Mario is global icon that has appeared on everything from …

Facebook Just Added Data to Help Brands See If They’re Driving Offline Sales

Facebook Atlas, the social platform's ad server that extends far beyond its own site and apps, is getting a few noteworthy updates today.<p>The Menlo …

Articles about 8 modern homes lush indoor plants on Dwell.com - Dwell

With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers.<p>It's no surprise that the most unique mailboxes came from the bygone era of Cadillacs, colorful toasters, atomic clocks, and...<p>Southern California often conjures up visions of sun, sand, and …

Houseplants

Articles about 8 prefabs under 1000 square feet on Dwell.com - Dwell

Graham Hill shares another view of the near-magical efficiency of his 350-square-foot apartment in New York.<p>A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over $11,000 has become an inspiration...<p>Add a dash of design to your morning coffee with these …

Prefab Homes

The 9 Best Marketing And Sales Analytics - Every Manager Should Know About

Sales and marketing analytics are essential to unlocking commercially relevant insights, increasing revenue and profitability, and improving brand perception. With the help of the right analytics, you can uncover new markets, new audience niches, areas for future development and much more. Let’s …

Marketing

How LinkedIn has helped kill cold calling once and for all

If you dread making cold calls, you're not alone. I mean, who doesn't? But the good news? You don't have to.<p>Not anymore. LinkedIn has changed the game as far as getting in touch with people you don't yet know. Picking up the phone still has its merits, but it's not the best way of introducing …

This Agency Made a Gift Registry Asking for Absurdly Lavish Presents for Its New Office

Doner is coming out, and it wants the world to know. The agency has chosen an amusing way to announce its move into a new office in Los Angeles via a …

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Design

Wrestlemania Matches: The Norton Anthology of Literature Edition

<i>Wrestlemania Matches: The Norton Anthology Of Literature Edition</i><p>Brett Hart of Darkness vs. Sgt. Slaughter House Five<p>Rowdy Roddy Pippa Longstockings vs. Jimmy 'Lord Of The Superflies' Snooka<p>Kane Mutiny And Captain O' Captain Lou Albino vs. The On The Road Warriors<p>The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter Hearst …

How Searching for the Right Real Estate Agent is Like Trying to Find Your Soul Mate

The initial contact you have with the real estate agent before you sign the contract is like the courting phase of a relationship. They say all the right things and do all the right things to impress you. First impressions are everything and commitment to the relationship is what keeps you going. …

Real Estate

The 7-1/2-Hour O.J. Simpson Doc Everyone Will Be Talking About This Summer

O.J.: Made in America is part true crime, part cultural history, and the most powerful and essential documentary about race, class, and gender in America in years.<p>About five hours into the ESPN documentary <i>O.J.: Made in America</i>, which will air on the network this summer, journalist Celia Farber — …

These Inception-Like Images Will Blow Your Mind

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The Two Movies We'll Be Talking About For The Rest Of The Year

Nate Parker's The Birth of a Nation and Kenneth Lonergan's Manchester by the Sea set the Sundance Film Festival aflame.<p><i>Manchester by the Sea</i> contains the saddest goddamn invitation to lunch you'll ever find in the movie — the sort of scene that floors you with its emotional rawness, all of it …

How skyscrapers reveal the rise and fall of American fortunes

By Emily Badger<p>, Reporter<p>Jason Barr is an economist who studies skyscrapers. Or, as he jokes, <i>skynomics</i>: <i></i>how construction costs and condo prices shape the skyline, <i></i>how building booms chase business cycles, why new record-breaking towers reach the heights they do.<p>"Fundamentally," he says, "the skyline …

Skyscrapers

8 Ways You Should Be Using LinkedIn (but Probably Aren’t)

LinkedIn, that workhorse of social networks, lacks a lot of the excitement of its peers. It doesn't have Facebook's 1 billion daily active users, …

A Claw Machine Dispenses Sunscreen on This Cool Beachside Bus Shelter Ad

Sun protection has become a game at Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia.<p>Cancer Institute NSW, JCDecaux, UM and Soap Creative teamed up to build …