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‘Game Of Thrones’: Sean Bean Reacts To Purple Wedding Shocker

Ned Stark’s death in “Game of Thrones” Season 1 serves as the original shocker from the HBO show, so it is only right that Sean Bean, the man who …

TV Series

'Game of Thrones': 8 Hints About What Comes Next (Video)

Is Tyrion guilty or innocent? Will Jaime go to battle? And how many slaves will join Daenerys' cause?<p>The last few weeks of <i>Game of Thrones</i> has …

George R.R. Martin: The Rolling Stone Interview

The novelist goes deep on the future of his books and the TV series they begat<p>On a cold night in January, George R.R. Martin sits inside the Jean …

TV Series

Game of Thrones’ New Hunk Michiel Huisman on the Revamped Daario Naharis

Notice something different about Daario Naharis? The actor who plays Daenerys Targaryen’s suave love interest discusses peeing on camera and ‘Orphan …

HBO releases synopses for episodes 5-7 of Game of Thrones season 4

With the fourth season of <b>Game of Thrones</b> now in full swing, HBO has released synopses and titles for episodes 5, 6 and 7 of the epic fantasy</i> …

This Is Why You'll Be Eating a Ton of Chicken This Year

U.S. consumers will confront high prices at the grocery store this year, as everyday staples—like limes, lettuce and beef—face global shortages

Agriculture

Malaysia Airlines MH370 search team investigate washed-up objects

Pieces of sheet metal have washed ashore in Western Australia near the designated search area in Indian Ocean<p>Authorities are investigating “interesting” metallic objects which washed ashore in Australia to determine if they are from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.<p>Police in Western Australia …

Airplanes

These images of world cities from 'space' are not what they seem

These high-quality images may look like photographs of world cities at night taken by astronauts from the International Space Station – but they are painstakingly constructed from public map data and finessed by artist Marc Khachfe<p>• Interactive gallery: the fall and rise of Detroit?

FYI: Does Thinking Too Hard Wear You Out?

If it does, it's all in your head.<p>The brain makes up about 1⁄50 of our body weight but consumes about one fifth of the oxygen we breathe. It's natural to assume that overtaxing the cerebrum would leave one feeling lethargic, but that's not quite true. The brain uses most of its energy just to …

Doctorow Ruminates On How A 'Brain' Becomes A Mind

When does our brain become our mind? Our heart? How does it become us, whatever we are? And how do we live with memories when they begin to burst inside?<p>E.L. Doctorow's new novel is called <i>Andrew's Brain</i>, and it plunges inside the brain of a man who tells the story of trying to outrun the memories …

Gravitational Waves: Einstein Was Right, Again, Maybe

Cosmologists hope for a field-rocking announcement next week.<p>What's the latest cosmology gossip? According to the Guardian, the field is awash with rumors that next week, American scientists will announce the detection of gravitational waves: incredibly small ripples carrying energy across the void …

Scientists Baffled by Mysterious Force Tossing Stars Out of Our Galaxy

Something is hitting stars in our Milky Way galaxy with such force that they are reaching the million-plus mile-per-hour velocity needed to break …

Universe

Travel tips: holidays in Cornwall and this week's best breaks at home and away

The Rame Peninsula, walking in the Yorkshire Dales, and off-season Ibiza<p>Take me there: Rame Peninsula, Cornwall<p><b>Why go?</b><br>This is the closest Cornwall gets to "overlooked". Just the other side of the Tamar Bridge – or, even better, reached by ferry from Plymouth – it's known as the "forgotten corner" …

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Will Malaysia Airlines MH370 finally give up its terrible secret?

The Boeing 777 continued to send signals to satellites for more than six hours after its last message: 'All right, good night.' As 14 countries continue the hunt, new questions are being asked<p>After a week of false leads, U-turns, wild speculation and outright contradictions, it was hard to believe …