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Sansa's Hair in the 'Game of Thrones' Season 7 Premiere Is a Big Clue About Cersei

<i>Game of Thrones</i>' Season 7 premiere was full of feminist moments, as the women (and girls) of the series took center stage. But you probably missed …

Qatar Airways: What it's like flying through Doha right now

Strange images of Hamad International Airport in Doha circled the world early last month. After a diplomatic row that saw Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, …

This Is the Only Way to Make an Omelette

Recipe tried and tested by Eggslut's master chef, Alvin Cailan.<p>Alvin Cailan did not serve omelettes at his wildly popular LA food truck-turned-restaurant Eggslut. "I was coming off of an extensive French restaurant background. Omelettes were a big pain in my butt," he says. French-style eggs were …

Breakfast

Hong Kong food: 40 dishes we can't live without

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hong Kongers have a passion for Hong Kong food that eclipses their love for politics, shopping, gambling, and even -- gasp -- stocks.<p>The city is home to some of the most food-obsessed people in the world and produces an extraordinary array of food items ranging from the stubbornly …

Hong Kong

'It's the closest thing to the moon': my space odyssey to Iceland

‘It’s the elemental childhood fantasy, isn’t it, to see space in some way,” says photographer Robert Ormerod. “I think I wanted to be an astronaut, and then that enthusiasm got replaced by other things. But there are those people who never lose it, and I’m interested in what they do with that …

European Travel

Hong Kong's most scenic drives

<b>(CNN) —</b> It may not seem like it from the middle of a traffic jam in the narrow backstreets of Wan Chai, but Hong Kong is a destination made for driving.<p>Yes, downtown snarl-ups are a way of life, but Hong Kong's visually arresting cityscape is as spectacular at a snail's pace as it is when viewed …

Hong Kong

Machu Picchu to trial timed entry tickets in bid to control tourist numbers

It’s one of the world’s most famous ancient sites – the remains of an Inca citadel in Peru’s Sacred Valley – but as visitor numbers have boomed a visit to Machu Picchu has become associated with tourist crowds and selfie-sticks, rather than as a place of mystical beauty.<p>This summer, under pressure …

South America

Watch Kate Moss in Never-Before-Seen Footage From Calvin Klein’s ’90s Obsession Campaign

Watching young Kate Moss, dotted with freckles and sand, blink against the sun is cause for déjà vu. We’ve seen this somehow before—those delicate, clasped arms and hair raked with seawater—only this time, unguarded, she lets out a wordless flicker of exasperation directed at her boyfriend behind …

Watch George Takei, Stephen Hawking, Bill Nye, and Neil DeGrasse Tyson Argue Over Who Had the Best Futurama Cameo

Over the seven seasons and nearly 20 years that <i>Futurama</i> was on the air, the series had some pretty stellar guest stars, including Lucy Liu, Al Gore, …

Take better screenshots in macOS with these hidden features

One of my favorite Mac features is the ease at which you can take and edit screenshots using Apple’s default tools. Using one of several keyboard shortcuts, I can take a screenshot of exactly what I want to capture, and edit it all (or not) in Preview.<p>Here are those keyboard shortcuts I was talking …

Cabin Crew Members Reveal Their Tips for Packing the Perfect Carry-On

Packing with a carry-on is an art, and who better to ask how to become a master packer than those that work at 39,000 feet? Cabin crews will fly to …

Should You Get a Wall Oven? Your Budget Is the Main Factor.

If you're considering a wall oven and cooktop instead of (or to replace your existing) a range, the first thing to be aware of is cost. The wall …

Kitchens

Someone posted the codes to every United cockpit online

Over the weekend, someone inadvertently leaked United Airline’s cockpit door codes online online.<p>Anyone who wants to access a cockpit needs a code to get in. Even then, the pilots can override and block their entrance, but merely having the codes would be a coup for anyone looking to cause mischief …

Five things you need to know about Alberto Giacometti

1. He moved in illustrious circles<p>Alberto Giacometti was born in Switzerland in 1901 and moved to Paris in 1922 to train as an artist. The city was …

Art

6 of the Most Gorgeous Kitchen Windows in the World

Boasting natural light in your kitchen is enviable enough, but when your windows are also gorgeous, well, that's when we start to get <i>really</i> jealous. …

Outdoor Spaces

The 5 Best Costco Appetizers to Buy (and What to Skip)

If you're a Costco regular, then there's no doubt you're well acquainted with just how often this massive store can come to the rescue when you're …

Cooking

Flora Shedden: how to bake a perfect loaf of bread

The building permissions are finally in place for ARAN bakery. At last, we can start work. The biggest job involves dropping the entire bakery ceiling. The timber dates back 200 years and, as much as I would love to keep the old beams, I have been told that everything must go – joists, beams and …

Bread

BLU's $180 Life One X2 Mini sports a 5-inch 1080p display, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, and Marshmallow (???)

BLU has a history of producing affordable phones with decent-enough specs. Some may have had software issues in the past (including a spyware …

This NASA hot-fire engine test video will blow you away

Hold onto your hat while you immerse yourself in a spectacular 360-degree view of a powerful NASA engine during a blazing hot-fire test.<p>NASA's RS-25 engine is an absolute beast. The space agency posted a 360-degree video last week showing the engine during a hot-fire test in Mississippi on February …

Space Exploration

10 amazing things to do in Vancouver

1. Walk all along the waterfront<p>Winding for 13 miles along Vancouver's waterfront, the Seawall creates a natural walking tour of the city. The path …

Diva demands and peeing on seats: Why flight attendants hate working in business class more than economy

It was during training for his new job as a flight attendant in a business class cabin that Brad* realised what he was in for.<p>“Each instructor shared …

To ski or not to ski? Are the Alps fun without hurtling downhill?

I’ve never felt so out of place. We are standing in bulky, mismatched clothes we’ve never worn before, borrowed from friends. People jostle us as they squeeze inside the funicular train that will take us to the top of the mountain. Everybody wears a helmet and goggles, and carries skis and sticks. …

Skiing

Airline pilot reveals what frightens him most about flying and the worst thing passengers can do in an emergency

From nervously eyeing the fuel gauge in an emergency to a crew member breaking his arm during turbulence, a pilot has revealed his scariest moments …

Clean Bandit claim UK Christmas number one

Clean Bandit have claimed the coveted Christmas number one in the UK with their single 'Rockabye'.<p>The classical crossover trio fuses the genre with …

23 Maps That Will Change The Way You Look At Britain Forever

Map porn, basically.

Google Maps

Northern Lights to be visible over UK on Wednesday night

Skies above the UK are set to turn technicolour on Wednesday night with the rare arrival of the Northern Lights.<p>Aurora Watch UK has issued an alert …

LivingSocial was once worth $6 billion — now its main competitor is buying it for a 'non-material' amount

Groupon announced the purchase during its quarterly earnings report on Wednesday. The deal is expected to close in the next month, and Groupon looks to increase its customer base significantly and shake its fiercest competitor in one fell swoop.<p>For LivingSocial, the acquisition marks the close of a …