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Nora Dunn: “SNL is a traumatic experience. It’s something you have to survive”

<b>Nora Dunn (AP/Chris Pizzello/NBC/Salon)</b><p>Salon exclusive: The comic talks Sweeney sisters, backstage pressures & her love/hate relationship with Jon Lovitz<p>Kera Bolonik<p>April 7, 2015 11:00pm (UTC)<p>Forty years ago this fall, on Oct. 11, 1975, "Saturday Night Live" premiered on NBC. It's the show that we …

Comedy

5 Books That Changed My Perspective of the World

"What is your favorite book?"<p>I've been asked this question numerous times throughout my life. Even now as a 19-year-old college student, I find this question nearly impossible to answer. I've read hundreds of books in my lifetime; how can I pick just one as superior to all the others?<p>I think this …

Test Your Wits with 8 Brainteasers from Idiotest

We bet you think you’re pretty smart (and if you’ve found your way to <i>mental_floss</i>, you probably are!). But common sense questions and brain-teasing …

Why It's OK to Laugh at Your Culture

Fresh Off the Boat co-creator Nahnatchka Khan explains why seeing the humor in your roots is the key to happiness.<p>Look at the history of TV <b></b>comedy in America and it seems like certain cultures are able to laugh at themselves more than others. Can you name the last Asian sitcom that was on network …

40 best holiday villas and apartments in Europe

FRANCE<p>La Jardin à la Francaise, Dordogne<p>For a group getaway that’s more Enchanted April than Peter’s Friends, this eight-bedroom manor house close to Périgueux is ideal. Built in 1611 but recently renovated, it also caters well for mixed age groups, with two family suites for guests with younger …

Apple's larger ‘iPad Pro’ expected in October

Reports indicate larger 12.9in iPad could be released in second half of 2015 with new USB ports aimed at business users<p>Apple’s rumoured “iPad Pro” has reportedly been delayed by production issues surrounding its bigger screen.<p>The 12.9in business-focused iPad will begin production in the second half …

10 Mnemonic Tricks for Never Forgetting Anything Again

<b>By Bruce Price</b><p>1. The rhyme.<p>For hundreds of years, schoolchildren started the study of American history with: "In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue."<p>…

10 Invaluable Web Apps and Tools for New Startups

Every day there are new startups launching, and beginning their -- hopefully successful -- journey, but not all startups consist of teams that are big in numbers, which means that many of the corporate and industry tools simply fall out of use; as they've been built with the big business in mind.<p>In …

Startups

This Beautiful Notes App Uses Hashtags To Organize Your Notes

Note taking apps are dime a dozen these days, but occasionally I stumble across a new one that does something smarter than the rest.<p>Letterspace, an app for iOS and Mac, is a beautifully designed free app that organizes your notes in an interesting new way we’ve seen on only social media so far: …

The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think

It is now one hundred years since drugs were first banned -- and all through this long century of waging war on drugs, we have been told a story about addiction by our teachers and by our governments. This story is so deeply ingrained in our minds that we take it for granted. It seems obvious. It …

Why Finding the Perfect Airline Seat Takes Detective Work

Most people have a few things they won’t board a plane without. For Randy Petersen, it’s a tape measure.<p>Petersen belongs to a small army of …

Travel tips: family friendly Menorca, plus deals of the week | Joanne O’Connor

Explore the underrated Menorca, stay in a YHA hostel and try Sardinia’s new Eurocamp<p><b>Why go?</b><br>It has a reputation as Mallorca and Ibiza’s sleepy little sister, but Menorca is starting to wake up. With beautiful coves and beaches, it has long been a hit with families, but has lacked grown-up places to …

Here’s the best time to buy airline tickets in 2015

Travelers are endlessly seeking ways to crack the code of erratic airline pricing in search of the cheapest fare. A recent report (pdf) by online travel search engine Expedia and the Airlines Reporting Corporation offers some answers.<p>Tuesday has long been considered the best day of the week to book …

European windstorm

This article is about storms crossing the Atlantic Ocean eastward and striking Europe. It is not to be confused with storms arising within Europe or …

10 Lines From Napoleon's Love Letters That Sound Like Crazy Texts

You might think Napoleon was a playboy, sleeping with the world’s most beautiful women. But his heart, head, and masculinity belonged to one woman: …

Relationships

In A 'Miraculous Year' For Movies, Edelstein Picks His Favorites

"It was a miraculous year," film critic David Edelstein tells <i>Fresh Air</i>'s Terry Gross. At a time when Hollywood is churning out Blockbusters and superhero movies that are guaranteed to make money at home and overseas, "it's really great when so many interesting movies, somehow or other, manage to …

10 Movies You Should Have Seen in 2013

Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures<p>There is nothing better than sitting back and having a marathon in your own living room over the holidays. As the year winds down, the list of must-sees piles up. We selected the best of the year's releases to appease every taste whether you prefer sci-fi …

Free Things to Do in Prague

TravelFree Things to Do<p>Not long ago, Prague was hailed—in hushed tones—as one of the greatest European cities vacationers had yet to discover. Those days are gone, and the city is now well known as a major destination for art, history, and culture. Naturally, its prices have grown along with its …

Prague

Aereo: the cloud based content upstart that could upend the TV industry

America’s most powerful broadcasters are trying to shut down an emerging TV recording service. If their case is heard, the implications could be far reaching.<p>Late on Friday (Oct. 11) the major free-to-air broadcasters filed a petition in the US supreme court against Aereo, a start up backed by …

The 76 Best Online Shopping Sites to Buy From

Get your clicking finger at the ready.<p>Shopping online can mean wading through endless Google Shopping results, or scrolling through old-faithfuls like ASOS and Zara without knowing where else to turn. To help you fulfill all your shopping wants (needs?) this season, we've created the definitive …

Clothing

20 Best Looks From Paris Fashion Week S/S 2014

31 Truly Unfortunate Food Product Names

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Yoyo

An Insider’s Thoughts on Voluntourism in Orphanages and Schools

Voluntourism. A word that is thrown around quite a bit in the travel world these days.<p>I left Portugal for what I thought would be three months of …

Back to nature: 13 of the world’s richest national parks

ONE OF the first mentions of a national park came from William Wordsworth in 1810. Looking out over England’s Lake District, he commented that it …

How to House-Sit Your Way Around the World

You've heard about pet-sitting, but what about house-sitting to save money while traveling? The basic idea is reciprocity: keep an eye on someone's home while they're away, and you get to stay in it for free. It's a win-win.<p>Photo Courtesy of Bart Speelman/Flickr. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget …

Budget Travel

The Best Way to Bring Souvenirs Home

Should I accumulate stuff over the course of a trip, this is my tried-and-true strategy for bringing it all home.<p>Pack a thin, lightweight duffel bag in your carry-on wheelie. Should you accumulate stuff over the course of your trip, you can check the wheelie on your return flight and use the duffel …

Dad Creates Super Mario Themed Bedroom For Daughter

This is the Super Mario Bros. themed bedroom that 38-year old father Dustin Carpenter created for his 13-year old daughter AJ. My bedroom? My bedroom …

10 Psychological Experiments That Could Never Happen Today

Nowadays, the American Psychological Association has a Code of Conduct in place when it comes to ethics in psychological experiments. Experimenters …

More Than Meets the Eye

Inside Flipboard / September 17, 2013<p>With today’s release, Flipboard is ready for iOS 7, the re-envisioned version of Apple’s mobile operating …