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11 Times 'Game Of Thrones' Was Inspired By True Stories From History

It's no secret that George R.R. Martin's fantasy epic borrows heavily from European history. I mean, if you make Ireland a little bigger, flip it …

13 Facts About The "Game Of Thrones" Music You Might Not Know

Didgeridoos and cellos and pianos, oh my!

Fall TV pilots 2018: The full list

Will the five broadcast networks find the next big thing this year?<p>While there’s a good chance you’ll never see most of what lies ahead, ABC, CBS, …

TV

Carrie Underwood makes powerful return to the stage after injuring her face

<b>(CNN) —</b> Carrie Underwood gave her first public performance since an accident in November left her with a broken wrist and a facial injury.<p>The singer, who appeared fully recovered, gave a powerful delivery of her new single "Cry Pretty" at the Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday. The crowd …

Country Music

7 Big Predictions For Game Of Thrones Season 8

Major prophecies based on hard evidence<p>Our watch has almost ended – the final season of <i>Game Of Thrones</i> is looming, and now that season seven's done, we've got a good idea about what season eight's going to involve.<p>George RR Martin is such an expert at foreshadowing (thanks to his predilection for …

28 Best Hiking Apps, Offline Maps, and Survival Guides

Preparing for a long road trip? Or going to hike a mountain trail?<p>It doesn’t matter whether you’re an absolute beginner or an expert in navigation — …

The World's Most Romantic Adventures

You're guaranteed to get some action on these heart-racing trips.<p>Grab your partner, lace up your matching boots, and summon your wild kindred spirits to take on these romantic adventures around the world.<p>Whether you prefer unmatched access to Earth’s most interesting species, a wintry cross-country …

The 25 richest, healthiest and happiest countries in the world

The Legatum Institute, a London based research institute released on Thursday its 10th annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks the …

Mountain: a movie that reaches new peaks of cinematography

The world’s high places are having a moment. Not only is there a minor publishing boom in books about our fascination with mountains, there have been some dramatic films too, partly driven by advances in technology that allow us to get intimate with these rugged landscapes in ways we never have …

Mountaineering

Understanding Modern Farmhouse Style

Comfy, cozy, and full of charm, classic farmhouse style is more popular than ever. Shows like HGTV's Fixer Upper showcase this nurturing style in all …

Demi Lovato Brought Transgender Politician Danica Roem as Her Date for the AMAs

The 2017 American Music Awards were filled with strong women—featuring a lineup that included Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez, Christina Aguilera (performing a Whitney Houston tribute), and Tracee Ellis Ross and her mother, Diana Ross. Demi Lovato added to the atmosphere of empowerment by inviting Virginia …

The Difference Between a Heart Attack, Stroke, and Cardiac Arrest

Heart attack, stroke, and cardiac arrest—you're probably familiar with all three and know that they're serious conditions requiring medical …

Star Wars: The Last Jedi – watch the full trailer

Official trailer airs for first time during NFL broadcast, but director says he is ‘legitimately torn’ about fans seeing it<p>Hold on to your lightsabers: the official trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi has been released.<p>The trailer, which premiered on ESPN during halftime of the Monday night …

Why do so many cars have 2.0-liter turbo engines? A closer look

Digging into the downsizing in so many automakers' engine bays.<p>In the 1960s, big V8s were all the rage. Then V6 engines became very popular. Today, if you're shopping for a new car or SUV, chances are it's going to be powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine.<p>Unless you're …

15 beautiful photographs that will convince you to rewrite your bucket list

Hiking

5 Reasons Why Fall is a Fantastic Time to Visit Montana

Pack a jacket, pull on a pair of hiking boots, and prepare to fall in love with fall in Montana. Fewer travelers visit the state this time of year, making autumn under the big sky a bit of a best kept secret. Whether you’re seeking solitude or an action-packed getaway, here are five reasons why …

The 100 best things to watch on Netflix right now

With all of the new original movies and TV shows coming to Netflix each month, it can become a bit overwhelming finding the perfect thing to watch.<p>We're here to help.<p>INSIDER rounded up a mix of current and classic TV shows and Oscar-winning and feel-good movies that should feed the need for …

Entertainment

Fall TV 2017: Return of ‘The Crown,’ ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ and more

By Hank Stuever<p>TV critic<p>With a frankly underwhelming harvest of <i>new</i> fall shows, we're fortunate to have so many good shows making their seasonal return. Here's a list with premiere dates, with my recommendations noted.<p>At the top of my can't-hardly-wait list is Netflix's <b>"The Crown"</b> (Dec. 8), which …

10 Places You've Seen Game of Thrones' Lena Headey Before

We love to hate her in Game of Thrones, and it seems that she was made for the role, but Cersei Lannister is definitely not Lena Headey's first big …

The Top 12 Talking Points From Taylor's LWYMMD Video

Music Videos

Matte Red BMW M3 With Brixton Forged Wheels

Going with a Matte Red wrap for your BMW M3 will undoubtedly raise the profile of your car. The beautiful red shade will also make your BMW M3 stand …

Mimosas review – Moroccan mountain trail movie maintains enigmatic air

Shot with non-professionals on location in the Atlas mountains, this dreamy, beautifully shot parable has been compared to Aguirre: The Wrath of God<p>Recently, British director Ben Rivers made a deeply strange Morocco-set movie, inspired by a Paul Bowles story, entitled The Sky Trembles and the Earth …

First Look: Kit Harington in BBC Historical Drama ‘Gunpowder’

The BBC has unveiled the first look at “Game of Thrones” actor Kit Harington in upcoming drama “Gunpowder,” a historical thriller also starring Liv …

Mimosas review – a fateful journey through Morocco

The vast landscapes of the Atlas mountains take the starring role as a dying sheikh is carried to his resting place<p>A dying sheikh must be taken to the medieval Moroccan city of Sijilmasa, despite the decidedly rocky route. When the sheikh dies prematurely, rogues Ahmed (Ahmed Hammoud) and Said …

Bushwick review – a heroine reduced to an avatar

Brittany Snow fights for survival when apocalypse descends on Brooklyn, but the action plays out like a video game<p>It takes two-thirds of the film to find out why exactly the apocalypse has broken out in the ethnically diverse Bushwick, one of Brooklyn’s gentrifying neighbourhoods. “I’m from here,” …

Logan Lucky review – Steven Soderbergh’s bank heist pays off

Channing Tatum and Adam Driver are joined by an almost unrecognisable Daniel Craig in this warm and witty crime caper<p>After announcing a hiatus from feature film-making back in 2013, Steven Soderbergh is officially back in the director’s chair (though it’s not as if he’s been away these past four …

Strike: The Cuckoo’s Calling review – JK Rowling’s detective dalliances come to life

Cormoran Strike is a very modern detective and this adaptation maintains a balance between raw authenticity and the hokier demands of the genre. Plus – revisiting the charged public mood in Diana: Seven Days<p>The body of a young model lies dead on a snowy London pavement, having fallen from a …

Diana Rigg: her life and career in pictures

12 'Game of Thrones' Locations You Can Visit for Less Than $10

Exploring the world of Westeros is as easy as planning a trip to the U.K., Morocco or Croatia, the big three when it comes to GoT filming locations. …

Photo Gallery: 16 incredible photos of Britain’s most scenic secret beaches

Chris Orange from the Remote Britain project spends his time photographing Britain’s remote spots. Here are 16 of his gorgeous images of little known …