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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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What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots?
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What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots? Data from the MESSENGER probe proves the tiny planet is more interesting than we ever knew.

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How Antonio Banderas Conquered His Fear of Playing Picasso. The role of his hometown hero was intimidating before now.

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What Kind of Town Elects a Cat as its Mayor? The kind of town Talkeetna, Alaska, is.

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Where the Amish Go on Vacation. A neighborhood in Sarasota, Florida, is the place for an annual respite from normal work.

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8 Serious Hollywood Scenes That Looked Hilarious Before CGI. Don't let a look behind the scenes ruin your suspension of disbelief.

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A Cat Walks Into a Deli ... And the clerk helps him select a choice cut of meat.

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How Charles Dickens Imagined a Westworld-like Robot Theme Park Back In 1838. The Mudfog Association proposed using automatons to provide immersive entertainment.

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The Jewish Psychic Who Tricked Hitler. Erik Jan Hanussen was a master at manipulating gullible people, up to a point.

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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published
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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published. The erroneous reports gave us some enduring celebrity quotes.
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Looking Like a Flapper Meant a Diet of Celery and Cigarettes. For freedom-loving women of the Roaring Twenties, it was worth it to ditch the corset.

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7 Split-Second Movie Jokes You Totally Missed. Production designers know that only avid fans will ever find them on their own.

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Stories Behind 10 Of The Most Haunted Paintings In The World. You don't want to spend too much time staring at them.

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What Would A Guitar Sound Like If You Played 37 Guitar Pedals All At Once? Samuraiguitarist Steve Onotera decided to find out.

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Eddie Putera Recreates People’s Childhood Memories With Realistic Dioramas. His attention to detail is a real delight.

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The Hidden Dangers of Flexible Work Hours. When you can work any time, you risk ending up working all the time.

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38 Facts About Shakespeare’s 38 Plays. We are still learning about them 402 years after his death.

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