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Game of Thrones Returns

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The Ethics of Loyalty: Game of ThronesStartlingly Contemporary Moral Compass. The actions of every character make one think about what they might do in such a situation.
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Game of Thrones is a favorite among cosplayers. Here are 21 cosplayers all decked out as proof.
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The “Honest Trailer” for Game of Thrones was written by fans of the female breast (so it may be NSFW). Otherwise, it's pretty funny.
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Here are the baby versions of animals that represent every state of the U.S. I don’t know why Kentucky got a gray squirrel, considering all the lovely Thoroughbred colts we have.
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A new tick-borne disease called Heartland Virus is striking more and more people. It won’t kill you, it just makes you feel like death warmed over.
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A 19th Century Guide To Courtship And Marriage in a series of stereographs. This was state-of-the-art storytelling before moving pictures became all the rage.
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How to flirt, according to science. It takes just a little practice and guidance to master this almost-lost art.
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14 Great Names for Bugs. Entomologists sometimes get a chance to leave a pun in the annals of science for eternity.

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The Magic of Making Marbles
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The Magic of Making Marbles. An expert glassblower shows us how it's done.

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The Marriage of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio. It burned brightly and then flamed out quickly.

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The 12 Best So-Bad-They're-Good Episodes of Star Trek. They come from four different series in the adventures of Starfleet.

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The Bizarre Case of New Zealand’s Exploding Pants. This illustrates the danger of new products that aren't thoroughly tested.

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Leather: Grown in a Lab, Without Cows. It's collagen produced by engineered yeast that is essentially the same as tanned animal skin.

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Watch a Rare Video of a Two-Faced Kitten. And learn what might cause a Janus cat to be born that way.

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5 Great Alarm Clocks for Reluctant Wakers. A novel idea could really get your attention first thing in the morning.

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Autumnal Equinox Traditions. How folks say goodbye to summer and hello to fall—at least in the Northern Hemisphere.

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The Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time
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The Story Behind the Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time. It was about a brownie recipe, but it escalated quickly.

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Why Is America Losing Ground in the Contest to Grow the World’s Biggest Pumpkin? The largest of the season have been grown in Europe two out of the last three years.

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Sorry, Not Sorry: When Apologizing Makes Things Worse. Adding an apology to a rejection doesn't make you appear any better.

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Driving in Germany is Much Better than Driving in America. And, considering the size of Germany, there's a lot less of it.

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This Cosplayer Transforms Himself into Real Life Versions of Disney Heroes. Jonathan Stryker is a master at becoming a cartoon.

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How the Star Trek Punch Became the Worst Fight Move on TV. A Star Trek stunt coordinator explains why they continue to use the double-handed punch.

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23 College Secrets Your Professors Will Never Tell You. Unless you ask, which is one thing you should do.

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This Guide Will Help You Choose Your Apples Wisely. There's one for every taste and purpose.

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