Behind the Vietnam War Story of ‘P.O.W. Wife’ Valerie Kushner

When Valerie Kushner was on the cover of LIFE Magazine in 1972, there were 537 known prisoners of war in Vietnam and more than 1,000 men missing in action. As...

Here’s Where You Can See Every Total Solar Eclipse for the Next 50 Years

A total solar eclipse will obscure the sun in parts of 14 states across the U.S. on Aug. 21, a rare event that’s been called the “Great American Eclipse.”...

10 Reasons Jon Snow and Daenerys Might End Up Together on Game of Thrones...

Warning: This post contains spoilers for season seven of Game of Thrones. Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow finally met on Sunday night’s episode of Game of Thrones, and their initial...

Turns Out the Game of Thrones Characters Use Ikea Stuff to Keep Warm Just...

Game of Thrones is known for its epic battles, over-the-top settings, terrifying CGI pets — and for having the budget to make it all look amazing. So it’s more...

This Is Hurricane Irma’s Path and Forecast

Just days after Hurricane Harvey ravaged Texas, the U.S. is bracing itself for another heavy storm: Hurricane Irma. Irma, which has winds reaching up to 150 mph, is a Category...

Who Is Jon Snow’s Father? Breaking Down His Family Tree on Game of Thrones

Warning: This post contains spoilers for season seven of Game of Thrones. The truth about Jon Snow’s parents has been one of the most enduring mysteries of Game of Thrones...

Behind TIME’s ‘Hate in America’ Cover

Illustration by Edel Rodriguez for TIMEFor the Aug. 28 issue of TIME on hate in America we turned to artist Edel Rodriguez to create a cover to capture the...

Technology is Eating Fashion

1. Technology is eating fashion. By Marc C. Close in the Business of Fashion 2. This all-amputee softball team is changing the way we think about treating trauma. By Mark Oprea in...

The Clues About Jon Snow’s Real Parents You May Have Missed on Game of...

Warning: This post contains spoilers for season seven of Game of Thrones. Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen may have finally met in Sunday’s episode of Game of Thrones, but they’re...

18 Books to Read Before College (Or Long After)

Throughout history, college has served not only as preparation for professional life, but also as a period of intense personal growth. It’s often the first time away from home...

20 Tourist Traps to Avoid in Europe

Some tourist traps are obvious — you know, like anything that’s advertised on billboards on the side of highways. But others are a little more subtle, whether it’s bad...

When Is the Next Total Solar Eclipse in the U.S.?

A total solar eclipse will block out the sun across the U.S. on Aug. 21 in a major event that’s been dubbed the “Great American Eclipse” — but it...

Donald Trump Takes Center Stage at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

President Donald Trump is due to be forced out of office. The commander-in-chief has been caught in a plot with Russian President Vladimir Putin, and is desperately working to...

How Europe’s Young Backpackers Forged a New Wave of International Collaboration

This post is in partnership with History Today. The article below was originally published at History Today. In the years following the Second World War, western Europe, through private and...

Game of Thrones Hid a Surprising Detail About the Children of the Forest in...

Warning: This post contains spoilers for season seven of Game of Thrones. The fourth episode of Game of Thrones‘ seventh season saw Jon Snow take Daenerys Targaryen into the caves...