What to Expect from HBO's Game of Thrones Spin-Off

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HBO

What to Expect from HBO's Game of Thrones Spin-Off. The prequel is set thousands of years before the story we know.

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People are Already Making Questionable Decisions With Elon Musk’s Flamethrowers. While you may be concerned, you're surely not surprised.

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How the West Was Wired. When Ma Bell didn't want to spend money running phone lines to isolated farms, western homesteaders came up with their own plan.

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Why Harry Potter's Witch Hats Disappeared and Jedis Wear Robes. Costume inconsistencies in movie series are often artistic decisions that shouldn't be taken too seriously.

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The Difference Between Being Broke and Being Poor. When you're poor, you depend on "survival math."

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Do People Really Get Promoted to Their Level of Incompetence? A new study shows the Peter Principle holds true, at least for salespeople.

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The Race to Save Arctic Cities. They were designed and built for a climate that is changing rapidly.

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Seonduk, Korea’s Forward-Looking Queen. The country's first woman ruler ascended to the throne in 632 CE.

Sunset Boulevard: The Original Hollywood Exposé

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Paramount Pictures Home Entertainment

Sunset Boulevard: The Original Hollywood Exposé. For many viewers, the 1950 film was their first look at the sausage factories that make movies.

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The Metrosexual Knights Who Defended Medieval Korea. Young aristocrats were honored to join the Hwarang Boys Academy.

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The Mysterious Pilostyles is a Plant Within a Plant. It's a rare botanical parasite that has foregone its own photosynthesis, leaves, and roots.

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The Chinese-Born Doctor Who Brought Tofu to America. Dr. Yamei Kin was the first Chinese woman to earn an American medical degree.

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17 Red Flags That First-Time House Hunters Should Watch Out For. Sure, you can change things, but it might cost more than you can afford.

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Watch this Interesting Overview of the Current State of Human Bionics. Technology and imagination are giving us prosthetics that do more than just replace limbs.

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How Norman Conquerors Changed the Holy Roman Empire and the World Forever. They are responsible for many parts of the life you know.

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8 Bizarre Facts About Hieronymous Bosch. You would expect no less from the painter of The Garden of Earthly Delights.

The Fantastic and Troubled History of the Video Phone

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iStock

The Fantastic and Troubled History of the Video Phone. The technology was there, but no one could use it until the expense came down.

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The Internet is in Love With Casual Disney Princesses From Wreck-It Ralph 2. An entire film of just their slumber party would be a hit.

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Dude, She’s (Exactly 25 Percent) Out of Your League. Online dating gives us the tools to quantify aspirational dating behavior.

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7 Charts Explain Why America is Becoming Obese. It's a battle that must be fought on several fronts.

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Treating a Heart Attack in a Centaur. Two doctors and an emergency nurse speculate on where to place the defibrillator pads.

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The 100 Most Important Cat Pictures Of All Time. An essential reference gallery.

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Why Scientists are Infiltrating Music Festivals. It's not for research, but to present ideas to the crowds.

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Is It Possible to Overdose on Vitamins? Yes, so you should learn which ones may be dangerous.

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