Alison Hamilton

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WATCH: This Map Shows How Indo-European Languages May Have Evolved

Here's where our modern languages came from.<p>This fascinating animated map provides one of the best demonstrations we've seen of how modern …

Cape Town's hybrid culture

The bookshop-café combo is nothing new and a shrewd move in a world where a cappuccino and the new Deon Meyer (a top Capetonian crime novelist) make smart commercial bedfellows. Cape Town, however, has taken the concept of such hybrid businesses to new levels with laundries in which you can buy art …

If You Could Go Anywhere: 10 Bucket-List Travel Destinations

A change of location can feed both body and mind. There is so much to see and do around the globe. The only question becomes where to begin. Attributed to Augustine of Hippo, "The world is a book, and those who don't travel read only one page." Start the next chapter of your journey today.<p><b>Begin</b> …

10 Video Games to Be Excited About at E3 2015

The Electronic Entertainment Expo, known as E3, kicks off Tuesday in Los Angeles, where fans will see Master Chief, Chun Li and the Millennium Falcon in action.<p>There will be virtual reality demos from Oculus Rift, a "Wizard"-like Nintendo competition, and plenty of presentations about hotly …

Special Forces

33 Of The Best TV Shows To Binge-Watch

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Why Daredevil Made It Hard for Me to Love Avengers: Age of Ultron

<i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> opened this weekend, and though it didn’t <i>quite</i> break the box-office records many had hoped it would, it still pulled in a staggering $191.3 million in its domestic debut. That means a <i>lot</i> of you saw it. And why wouldn’t you? It’s filled with characters you love and written …

Marvel Universe

Barcelona's best shopping by neighbourhood

Barcelona perhaps finally achieved peak hipster with the recent opening of Urban Outfitters, a massive statement of a shop in a central and symbolic location on the Plaça Catalunya, but the city has long had a tradition of quirky little boutiques, icily cool designer home-ware stores and artisanal …

Who Is Your 'Game of Thrones' Husband?

Moving to Westeros? Then you're going to need a sturdy hunk of man to help you fight ne'er-do-wells by day and keep your direwolf fur-lined bed warm at night. But which "Game of Thrones" hottie is the right husband for you? This simple quiz should help you out.

Game of Thrones

Meet Marvel's Avengers: An 'Age of Ultron' Character Guide

There are roughly 10,000 characters in Marvel's superhero smorgasbord "Avengers: Age of Ultron," opening May 1st nationwide. The sequel to the $1 billion+ grossing "Avengers" sees the super team facing down the evil robot Ultron and his ever-growing army of robotic doppelgängers. But if you haven't …

Comics

10 Gorgeous European Places You've Never Heard Of

You may think you know Europe's wonders from back to front. But newsflash: you don't. As with any well-trodden destination, the continent boasts a number of tucked-away treasures that would make even the most experienced traveler swoon.<p>The continent brims with uncrowded venues, like the islands of …

'Game of Thrones' Season 5 Premiere Recap: The King Is Fired, Long Live The King?

King vs. king. Queen vs. queen. Even dragons vs. their mother. "Game of Thrones" Season 5's April 12 premiere, "The Wars to Come," had a fitting title for an hour spent preparing for multiple battles ahead. It's about to get messier than drunk Tyrion in a wine barrel. Keep your shields up, …

TV Series

Game of Thrones's Sophie Turner: 'I’ve grown up with Sansa Stark - I really feel what she feels'

Interview: Playing Sansa Stark in Game of Thrones - growing up on set and facing peril on screen - has been quite an education for Sophie Turner<p>It feels appropriate that when I meet Sophie Turner, the 19-year-old actor who plays Sansa Stark in the phenomenally successful television series <b>Game of</b> …

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Watch 'Game Of Thrones' Jon Snow Crash Seth Myers' Dinner Party

The hype is strong for Season 5 of <i>Game of Thrones</i> which debuts on HBO this coming Sunday.<p>As part of that hype train, Jon Snow (Kit Harington) paid a visit to Late Night with Seth Myers.<p>The results are pretty hilarious.<p>I was never a big Seth Myers fan in the past, not because he wasn’t funny but …

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5 Things to Look Forward to in 'Game of Thrones' Season 5

The night may be dark and full of terrors, but -- thank the gods -- starting soon it will also be full of new "Game of Thrones" episodes. GoT Season 5 premieres Sunday, April 12 on HBO, and there are dozens of things we're excited to see from the mix of George R.R. Martin's books, "A Feast for …

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Quiz: Test Your 'Game Of Thrones' Knowledge

Sword fights, dragons, incest, murder and magic in the air? Then one thing’s for certain: 'Game of Thrones', the epic fantasy series created by …

TV Series

Viggo Mortensen: ‘Often people are desperate, so I do what needs to be done’

Viggo Mortensen is in his socks – he likes to go shoeless whenever he can – and is making a cup of tea. If this does not seem a thing of note, you’ve never watched Viggo brew. He carefully portions out green leaves from his own pouch into his personal silver vessel – a modern version of the South …

South America

Here’s how long binge-watching your favorite shows will take

House of Cards owes a bit of its popularity to binge watching. Once a season is dropped, we can watch as much or little as we like in one sitting. …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best of GQ<p>What Artur Samarin pulled off at a school in small-town Pennsylvania is one of the boldest hoaxes of our time.<p>By Daniel Riley15 hours …

Lifestyle

Watch President Obama interview David Simon about The Wire

Our President has great taste in fictional characters<p>The White House's YouTube account just published a video interview between President Obama and reporter, author, and creator of HBO crime drama <i>The Wire</i>, David Simon. Simon is the interviewee, and speaks frankly about the nation's policing …

Behind the scenes at Game of Thrones season 5

The Stark, Lannister, and Targaryen houses are back as the new season of Game of Thrones roars back on to our screens. Benji Wilson goes on set to find out what lies in store<p>When the Queen visited the Game of Thrones set in Northern Ireland last year she paused for a photo next to the Iron Throne, …

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This Guy Hid His Tiny House On Top Of A Huge Mountain. When You Walk Inside? WOW!

Going Of The Grid is a series on the Seekers Stories network where Laura Ling explores the lives of people who are completely disconnected from the …

9 Under-The-Radar Attractions In The U.S.

The Grand Canyon. The Statue of Liberty. Mount Rushmore. These iconic tourist attractions are definitely on everyone's must-see list, but there are also a number of hidden gems throughout the country that often go unnoticed. From a ride through the mountains of Nevada on a railway dating back 100 …

18 TV Shows That Were Canceled Before Their Time

With news that Looking is not coming back for a third season, it joins the list of series that left us far too soon.

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The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous

Its faith-based 12-step program dominates treatment in the United States. But researchers have debunked central tenets of AA doctrine and found dozens of other treatments more effective.<p>J.G. is a lawyer in his early 30s. He’s a fast talker and has the lean, sinewy build of a distance runner. His …

The top 50 apps for creative minds

There’s an ongoing argument in the technology world about whether tablets and smartphones are more focused on consumption than creativity. As time has gone on, though, the number of apps helping us do more than passively read, watch and listen has grown. Many also fall into a longer heritage of …

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SpaceX launches images into public domain

Elon Musk’s private spaceflight company SpaceX has conceded to pressure to free its images, and released a batch of more than 100 photos under the “copyleft” Creative Commons license.<p>As the first private spaceflight firm to win a contract to resupply the International Space Station, SpaceX is a …

Space Travel

HBO Wants to Extend 'Game of Thrones' Past 7 Seasons

Seven Kingdoms. Seven hells. But 10 years of "Game of Thrones"? As you might imagine, HBO is loath to part with its hugely popular show. However, author George R.R. Martin is writing seven books in his "A Song of Ice and Fire" series and TV showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss have said they're …

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20 Art Shows to See This Spring In NYC - PAPER

<i>The slush puddles may still be bottomless and our seasonal depression may still be raging, but March is here and with it, a bursting of spring art events. From massive international art fairs to tiny art haunted houses, emerging gallery exhibitions to major museum openings, and new work from Bjork</i> …

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