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Sneak a Peek at the New Season of Game of Thrones

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Winter is coming—though probably not fast enough for Game of Thrones fans, who have more than two months to wait until the series makes its much anticipated return to HBO on April 24. In the meantime, here's a sneak peek of the sixth season, in photos.

Maisie Williams as Arya Stark. Photo by Macall B. Polay/HBO

Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister and Conleth Hill as Varys. Photo by Macall B. Polay/HBO

Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen. Photo by Macall B. Polay/HBO

John Bradley as Samwell Tarly and Hannah Murray as Gilly. Photo by Helen Sloan /HBO

Alfie Allen as Theon Greyjoy and Sophie Turner as Sansa Stark– photo Helen Sloan/HBO

Carice van Houten as Melisandre. Photo by Helen Sloan/HBO

Isaac Hempstead Wright as Bran Stark and Max von Sydow as the Three-Eyed Raven. Photo by Helen Sloan/HBO

Gwendoline Christie as Brienne of Tarth. Photo by Helen Sloan/HBO

Dean-Charles Chapman as King Tommen Baratheon, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister and Nell Tiger Free as Myrcella Baratheon. Photo by Helen Sloan/HBO

Gemma Whelan as Yara Greyjoy. Photo by Helen Sloan/HBO

Hannah Waddingham as Septa Unella and Natalie Dormer as Margaery Tyrell. Photo by Helen Sloan/HBO

Jonathan Pryce as the High Sparrow. Photo by Helen Sloan/HBO

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister. Photo by Helen Sloan/HBO

Nathalie Emmanuel as Missandei. Photo by Helen Sloan/HBO

Michael McElhatton as Roose Bolton and Iwan Rheon as Ramsay Bolton– photo Helen Sloan/HBO

Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister. Photo by Macall B. Polay/HBO

Patrick Malahide as Balon Greyjoy. Photo by Helen Sloan/HBO

Liam Cunningham as Davos Seaworth– photo Helen Sloan/HBO
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Can You Spot the Python Hiding in the Photo?
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A homeowner in Cooroy, Queensland, Australia came home to find a rather frightening surprise in his garage: what appeared to be a large snake was actually a pair of breeding pythons. Fortunately, the eagle-eyed experts at Sunshine Coast Snake Catchers, a professional reptile relocation service, noticed that there was a second snake and snapped this photo after removing the first one. Would you have been able to spot the second slithery guy? Take a look at the photo above and see.

Give up? Scroll down to see where it was hiding.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Lazy Cyclists Help Make These Massive Bike Graveyards in China
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When bike share programs go right, they can make life easier for commuters while reducing a city’s impact on the environment at the same time. When they don't go exactly as planned, they can create sprawling bicycle graveyards like the one seen in these photos.

The eerie scenes, recently spotlighted by WIRED, can be found throughout the city of Hangzhou, China. Like many large cities, Hangzhou is home to an official bike share program. But there are also private bike share companies that give cyclists the option to pick up a bike and leave it wherever they please rather than return it to an official docking station. The result is thousands of bikes scattered around the city like junk.

In response to complaints, the city of Hangzhou has begun collecting these abandoned bikes and storing them in lots. These aerial images are a good indication of the sheer number of bikers the city has—and they also have a creepy, post-apocalyptic vibe. Check out the photos below.

Bike graveyard in China.
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Bike graveyard in China.
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Bike graveyard in China.
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[h/t WIRED]

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