Those Game of Thrones Ravens Are Based on Real Birds Who Also Had Important...

Warning: This post contains spoilers for season seven of Game of Thrones. “Ravens. We need to send ravens,” Bran Stark said at the beginning of “Eastwatch,” the action-packed fifth episode...

This Tiny Game of Thrones Detail Could Mean the End for Littlefinger

Warning: This post contains spoilers for season seven of Game of Thrones. Sansa Stark seemed to take to her new role as Regent of the North in Sunday’s episode of...

Inside Facebook’s Plan to Take Virtual Reality Mainstream

Last week I logged into my Facebook account to chat with some friends and browse through photos and videos, as any one of Facebook’s fellow 1.32 billion daily users...

Shining a New Light on the Middle Ages

1. The Middle Ages get a bad rap. This project is shining a new light on medieval times. By Emily Goodling at Stanford University 2. Why do we think poor people...

Who Will Die in the Battle Beyond the Wall on Game of Thrones?

Warning: This post contains spoilers for season seven of Game of Thrones. The final scene of Sunday’s episode of Game of Thrones saw Westeros’ magnificent seven — Jon Snow, Tormund,...

‘Uncharted: The Lost Legacy’ Is Even Prettier Than Its Stunning Predecessor

Lush blades of grass sway in the wind as I jog toward the tower. The sun’s warm, apricot glow is visible in a puddle’s reflection to my right. When...

Celebrate Friendship With LIFE’s Most Memorable Pictures of Pals

Looking at this survey of 25 of the best photos of BFFs from LIFE Magazine’s archive of iconic 20th-century photography, one fact is immediately clear: whether you’re the biggest...

Here’s Your Guide to Loyalty in the Game of Thrones Universe

In the world of Game of Thrones, betrayal is the status quo. From Ned Stark’s beheading to the Red Wedding to Jon Snow’s murder at the hands of his...

10 Nintendo Switch Accessories No Owner Should Be Without

Nintendo’s hybrid games console, dubbed the “Switch” because it can pipe games either to TVs or mobile screens perched between hands, exemplifies the company’s insurgent philosophy. It is both...

Inside the Elaborate Hoax That Made British Society Believe in Fairies

One of the greatest hoaxes of the 20th century began with a sensational headline: Fairies Photographed! The yarn endured for six decades, until a rather disappointing confession in the...

Abraham Quintanilla, Brother of the Late Singer Selena, Is Wanted in Texas

Abraham Quintanilla, the brother of the late singer Selena, is one of the top 10 most wanted fugitives in Corpus Christi, Texas, authorities confirmed Wednesday. The 53-year-old, who often goes...

Artificial Sweeteners Don’t Help You Lose Weight: This Week in Health

Sometimes foods don’t live up to their nutritional hype. This week’s health news revealed that artificial sweeteners may not be helpful weight loss aids, and meal kits may not...

Why No One Has Successfully Reinvented Email

1. This is why nobody has successfully reinvented email. By Pete Pachal in Mashable 2. To stave off Alzheimer’s disease in the future, get a good night’s sleep now. By Tamara Bhandari...

This Tiny Game of Thrones Detail May Reveal How the White Walkers Will Get...

Warning: This post contains spoilers for season seven of Game of Thrones. Although we didn’t see the White Walkers in Sunday’s episode of Game of Thrones, the threat of the...

Here’s Everything in Sony’s Huge New PlayStation 4 Update

Sony just revealed that its next big PlayStation 4 update, dubbed version 5.00, will roll out immediately to select beta subscribers. It’s packed to brimming with changes, including a...