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...

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...

How to Be Happier: This Week in Health

Need to put some pep in your step? Check out the new TIME Guide to Happiness, packed with science-backed tips for how to get happier at work, at home...

Personalized Medicine Is Finally Here

1. Personalized medicine — in the form of tailor-made vaccines that attack skin cancer — is finally here. By the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute 2. PBS is filling the local news coverage...

The Letters That Left New Yorkers Terrified of the ‘Son of Sam’

New Yorkers are marking a grim milestone on Thursday: 40 years since the serial killer David “Son of Sam” Berkowitz was arrested for terrorizing the city with his signature...

Every Scene From the Game of Thrones Season 7 Trailers We’ve Yet to See

Warning: This post contains spoilers for season seven of Game of Thrones. With only three episodes to go, season seven of Game of Thrones is more than halfway over. But...

You Can Trick Your Heart Into Thinking You Exercise

1. It’s possible to trick your heart into thinking you exercise. By the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute 2. Satellite GPS is vulnerable to hacking, so ships are returning to old-fashioned radio...

The World-Changing Evolution of Princess Diana

The flowers were remarkable. In the hours and days after the death of the Princess of Wales, mourners from all over the United Kingdom streamed to the gates of...

Remembering Arlene Gottfried: Legendary New York City Street Photographer

Arlene Gottfried chronicled life the way she saw it, thriving on the energy on the streets, roaming and recording everything she felt through a deeply empathetic and loving lens....

Adam Grant: The Differences Between Men and Women Are Vastly Exaggerated

Adam Grant is an organizational psychologist, Wharton’s top-rated professor and a New York Times bestselling author who shares insights every month in GRANTED. If you’ve read the recent memo by...

This Is How to Play Metroid: Samus Returns Like a Boss

Metroid: Samus Returns already plays like the side-scrolling Metroid game I didn’t know I wanted, and now there’s a definitive way to engage Samus on her latest adventure: an...

12 Questions Game of Thrones Needs to Answer in the Second Half of Season...

Warning: Spoilers for Game of Thrones and wild speculation about the future of the series ahead. There are just three episodes left in the shortened seventh season of Game of...

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...

Two Game of Thrones Theories Point Toward an Important Meeting for Jon Snow

Warning: This post contains spoilers for season seven of Game of Thrones. Although Jon Snow has been spending plenty of time getting to know their mother, he’s yet to come...

The Internet Just Found the Real-Life Doppelgänger of Regina George from Mean Girls and...

Although it’s been thirteen years since its release, fans across the world continue to adore the film Mean Girls. From Tina Fey’s mind came a high school comedy that...