Elizabeth Gorman

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Freedom in the World: Westeros

Share this story<p>Overview<p>Westeros, though traditionally known as the Seven Kingdoms, is a realm of nine feudal regions ruled by a paramount monarch …

Political Science

The 20 best foods to eat if you're trying to lose weight

Not all calories are created equal.<p>Different foods go through different metabolic pathways in the body.<p>They can have vastly different effects on …

Game Of Thrones shows Westeros' history a little clearer in the animated Conquest & Rebellion

It’s a question to vex even the most savvy marketer: In this age of streamable content, when nearly everything you could watch, read, or listen to is …

Does Everyone Need to Agree? How to Make Better, Faster Decisions | Inc.com

How can your company make better, faster decisions?<p>The key difference between a company that stays on the cutting edge and one that fades away, always boils down to one thing: Decisions. Every department or business unit has its own priorities and expertise, and most organizations make decisions …

Management

Elizabeth Hurley, 52, In A Bikini — The Diet & Fitness Tips That Erase Age

Everyone is taking about Elizabeth Hurley’s bikini body after she posted a smoldering video on Oct. 23. See what you have to do to look this good at …

Fitness

The 250 most-mentioned characters in A Song of Ice and Fire, arranged from most to least popular

The <i>Song of Ice and Fire</i> novels by George R.R. Martin are massive. With so much material to work with, tools to help manage it are appreciated, and …

TV Series

An Exclusive Look Inside Harvard's New Game of Thrones-Themed Class

Just as <i>Game of Thrones</i> fans are getting excited for the coming of the show’s seventh season, the professors behind a new Harvard class have revealed …

Dothraki Dialect Words in Games of Thrones [Korean Billy]

Being Socially Awkward Is Actually Awesome, According to Science

When I think back to the Bumper Boat Debacle of 1984, I can see the trappings of an awkward moment: I was in middle school; there were unknown …

When The One Percent Sent Its Kids to War

A century ago this week, the United States entered World War One. Unlike today, the children of America’s wealthiest families were the first into …

Military

11 Graphic Novels to Read If You're New to the Genre and Don't Know Where to Start

The comic book world — graphic novels in particular — can be an intimidating one, especially if you've never branched out there before. Comic book …

Margaret Atwood’s graphic novel about a bird-cat-man superhero is a real trip | Polygon

Here's the strange diet designed to slow down aging

When most people pick a diet, they're hoping they can trim a few inches off their waistlines.<p>But there's at least one diet out there that may be able to transform your health in different and more permanent ways.<p>There's evidence, at least a bit of it, that drastically cutting calories and eating a …

A few hours learning about North Tonawanda history

My husband and I visited North Tonawanda this morning, including the North Tonawanda History Museum. We had been there a few times before but they …

Visiting nature centers

On Tuesday my daughter and I took a short day trip to a couple local nature centers. I was putting the finishing touches on an article about nature …

Forever Young Magazine posted online

Here is a link to archived issues of Forever Young Magazine, which I write for on a regular basis. In the past they just posted select articles, now …

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Skinner-Tinkham House

The <b>Skinner-Tinkham House</b>, commonly known as the Barre Center Tavern, is located at Maple Street and Oak Orchard Road (New York State Route 98) in …

A Couple Nights on a Lazy Pond in the Catskills

Nestled in the sleepy hills of a once-bustling section of the Catskill Mountains in Sullivan County lie a number of former resorts and hotels, now …

Travel

3 Skills That All Emotionally Intelligent People Master

There are very many benefits to EI.<p><i>How can we improve our emotional intelligence, and what are the benefits? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Chade-Meng Tan, co-chair of a Nobel Peace</b> …

Game of Thrones vs history: which real characters and events inspired George RR Martin?

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The only thing that doesn't apply to myself would be the medication. It's not a "perfect" summary, but a pretty accurate picture of the …

Excerpt from the Winds of Winter

<b>ARIANNE</b> Artwork by Magali VilleneuveAll along the south coast of Cape Wrath rose crumbling stone watchtowers, raised in ancient days to give warning …

TV Series

Game of Unknowns Glossary: Every Major Song of Ice and Fire and Game of Thrones Fan Theory

Like the Spanish Inquisition before him, George R.R. Martin’s chief weapon is surprise. The author of the A Song of Ice and Fire series has packed …

TV Series

Saving Sammy B: A frigate's heroic legacy

<i>This story was originally published May 22, 2015, at 12:23 a.m. EST.</i><p>ABOARD THE FRIGATE SAMUEL B. ROBERTS, Mayport, Fla. – Senior Chief Gunner's Mate …

Mathematicians mapped out every “Game of Thrones” relationship to find the main character

Fans of the <i>Game of Thrones</i> books and TV series have long quarreled over who the true hero of the story is. Daenerys? Tyrion? Jon Snow? Hodor? Every time a character seems to be developing into a protagonist, he or she is brutally killed (video). Such is the perilous existence of the major players …

TV Series

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

Heroes and Villains in Game of Thrones

In this talk Dr Carolyne Larrington explores the popularity of Game of Thrones by examining the complexity of the characters, both the Heroes and …