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The Actor Who Plays Tormund Just Shared The Best "Game Of Thrones" Behind-The-Scenes Video

They're both kissed by fire...and the music bug.

TV Series

15 Common Expressions Younger Kids Won't Understand

Etymology is fun! It’s especially fun to learn about the quaint old-fashioned practices that gave rise to some of the words we use. <i>Stereotype</i> comes …

In Finland's 'open prisons,' inmates have the keys

To find the inmates at the prison in Kerava, Finland, just walk down a tree-lined path and open the door to the greenhouse.<p>“It’s quite relaxing to be here,” says Hannu Kallio, a convicted drug smuggler. “We have bunnies.”<p>The 70 inmates in this facility go to work every day in the greenhouse. Today, …

Jimi Hendrix: how nine months in London made him a star - Telegraph

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<i>“What’s wrong with death sir? What are we so mortally afraid of? Why can’t we treat death with a certain amount of humanity and dignity, and decency, and God forbid, maybe even humor. Death is not the enemy, gentlemen. If we’re going to fight a disease, let’s fight one of the most terrible diseases of all, indifference.”</i><p>Patch Adams

Your favorite cartoon characters all meet gruesome deaths in these disturbing illustrations

The Pedophiles Who Didn't Want to Hurt Children

<i>Today, Luke Malone published a story on Matter, a publication of Medium, with the headline “You’re 16. You’re a Pedophile. You Don’t Want to Hurt</i> …

'Game of Thrones' Sean Bean on If His Character's Really Jon Snow's Father

<b>Warning: Spoiler Alert</b><p>So Sean Bean was on HuffPost Live the other day and a fan pointed out that there are theories that his character on "Game of …

32 Movies With Unbelievably Bleak Endings

These endings aren't just unhappy — they'll leave you feeling completely hopeless. SPOILERS AHEAD, obviously.

Horror

The Very First Color Photographs of the United States

You're looking at some of the very first color photographs of North America! A fascinating new photography book called <i>An American Odyssey</i> opens the archive of the Detroit Photographic Company to reveal America in brilliant color from the late 1880s to the early 1920s. Several thousand …

Grand Canyon

‘How I Met Your Mother’ May Get A Happier Ending For Fans On DVD, But Should It?

It’s probably safe to say that the finale for <i>How I Met Your Mother</i> was kinda rough for a lot of fans of the show. It’s easy to get invested in media properties to the point that any deviation from the fan consensus can be a shock to the system, like with <i>True Detective</i>.<p>Even though Carter Bays and …

Ukraine Diaspora Joins Kiev's 'Revolution'

Scientists Debunk The Myth That 10,000 Hours Of Practice Makes You An Expert

A theory Malcolm Gladwell popularized in Outliers–that 10,000 hours of practice can turn anyone into an expert–probably isn’t true, a new study says.<p>Can 10,000 hours of practice really make you an expert at anything? The widely touted theory, highlighted in a 1993 psychology paper and popularized …

Caribbean states demand reparations from European powers for slave trade

Most of the Caribbean nations have adopted a single plan to solicit from former slaving nations an apology, more aid and damages for 300 years of slavery, which they say have hobbled their economies and public health<p>A coalition of Caribbean countries has unveiled its demands for reparations from …

Provocative "FishLove" Portraits Promote Sustainable Fishing

<b>Gillian Anderson, Conger Eel</b><p>We've seen celebs and models posing with adorable little puppies or cute kittens before, but stripping down and hugging a fish is definitely a new approach to portraiture! Recently, British organization FishLove hired French photographer Denis Rouvre to develop this …

Fishing

Marijuana laws around the world: what you need to know

As Uruguay passes a landmark law allowing citizens to buy, grow and use cannabis, we take a look at drug laws in other countries around the world<p>Uruguay has become the first country in the world to make it legal to grow, sell and consume marijuana, but that doesn't mean there will be cannabis cafes …

Racial Comments Heard by Teenagers on a Daily Basis

<i>Racial Microaggressions</i> is a photo project by Fordham University student Kiyun Kim that addresses the racial comments that she and her peers succumb to on a daily basis. They may not be attacks from organized groups, shunning them for their cultural, ethnic, or religious backgrounds, but the words …

Stereotypes

The 20 Best TV Shows Of 2013

England had the Elizabethan one; comics had the 1930s, and television’s golden age is happening right now. The small screen has, many would argue, …

20 Dream-Like Photo Manipulations by Caras Ionut

Some photography purists resent photo manipulation, but others enjoy how it has opened up photography to new people and new ideas. Caras Ionut is a …

10 Things Kids Shouldn't Do (in 1819)

Childhood can be a dangerous time—especially if kids insist on not listening to their parents. Looking to curb incidents of youthful disobedience, …

The Working Titles of 14 Popular Movies

Most Hollywood movies go by a different name—also known as a working title—until the film is released in theaters. These cinematic pseudonyms can be …

Pulp Fiction

At 16, Ganesh got a job in Qatar. Two months later he was dead

Nepalese workers go to Qatar to find a way out of poverty. Instead, many are trapped into 12-hour days and nights in overcrowded, filthy camps. Some never make it home alive<p>Amid the urgent bustle of Kathmandu airport, you can see one of globalisation's most bitter sights. At the departure gate, …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Erase Bad Memories In Your Sleep

Re-exposing people to a fearful stimulus while they slept helped them get rid of their fear.<p>While the body sleeps, the brain is busy filing away the day's activities, processing memories so they can be recalled later on. Under the influence of Ambien, sleep has been shown to improve recall of bad …

7 Words That Came About from People Getting Them Wrong

People didn't always say "pea" or "newt." These seven words initially started as other words entirely.<p>1. Pea<p>Originally the word was "pease," and it …

Great Depression

Watch A Devastating Three-Minute Commercial That Tells A Better Story Than Most Movies

09.15.13 7 Comments<p>Goddammit, people who make commercials: stop being good at your job. It’s never a pleasant feeling when you realize you’re being emotionally manipulated by a big business trying to sell you a product, but between Fiona Apple’s “Pure Imagination” Chipotle ad and now Thai …

The National Book Awards Longlist for Young People’s Literature Announced