Amy Winfree

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Game of Thrones' Tommen Baratheon on His Character's Untimely Fate

<b>Warning:</b> This post contains spoilers for the sixth season of <i>Game of Thrones</i>.<p>The finale of <i>Game of Thrones</i>‘ sixth season saw Tommen Baratheon choose to …

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Ori and the Blind Forest has the most powerful opening to any game in 2015

It's unforgettable, and not enough of you have experienced it for yourselves<p><i>Every year the Polygon staff chooses 10 excellent games to award our Game of the Year honors, but that means some games we love don't quite make the cut. As with last year, we're running a series of opinion pieces by</i> …

Robert Downey Jr. And Chris Evans Surprised Everybody With The ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Trailer

Jimmy Kimmel has been living out a child’s dream this week. After hosting the cast of <i>Star Wars</i> on Monday night, Captain America and Iron Man stopped by on Tuesday night with a big surprise for his studio audience. Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. dropped by the show to discuss <i>Captain America:</i> …

9 Rooms That Prove You Can Be a Pet Owner Without Giving Up on Design

There's hope for pet owners everywhere.<p>To everyone who says, "I have a pet, so I cannot have nice things," there's hope. Here's proof that being a pet owner and having a gorgeous home aren't mutually exclusive.

Toast Stamp Transforms Bread Into Adorable Teddy Bears

Japan-based company Tokyu Hands has developed a playful way to enjoy your morning toast. This very easy little device quickly transforms a boring old square of bread into an adorable little teddy bear.<p>Simply press the mold into the uncooked bread to obtain the shape. Remove the cut edges, select …

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Why Dyson's robot vacuum took 16 years, and why it's headed to Japan first

Dyson almost launched a robot vacuum. Back in 2001, after three years in development. Its first effort, shown to the British public in London looked nothing (and we mean nothing) like the eventual 360 Eye unveiled today. Sixteen years is a long time in tech. The DC06, as it was called, never made …

EatinAsian Chronicles: Life Outside of Pho

I was in Chinatown recently and asked the owner of a restaurant why certain Vietnamese dishes weren't on the menu and he said, "People don't order what they don't know. We put on menu what people know." You get so used to ordering the same number associated with the dish you know that you forget to …

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50+ Indoor Swimming Pool Ideas: Taking a Dip in Style

We often tend to talk about bracing for the winter chill and how we need to revamp our wardrobe and prepare our home for the cold and unforgiving …

10 Easy Ways To Make Hanging Planters

Having fresh plants in the house is very refreshing. The plants looks beautiful and they don’t require a lot of maintenance. The only inconvenient …

Unique Bathtub and Shower Combo Designs for Modern Homes

It is fun to design a bathroom, and with so many beautiful styles and ideas to choose from, there is no way you can go wrong. A bathtub and shower …

Bubonic plague killed 20 villagers in Madagascar, health experts confirm

Announcement of one of worst outbreaks in years raises fears that disease could spread to towns and cities<p>Once feared as the Black Death – the rodent-borne disease that wiped out a third of the world's population in the Middle Ages – bubonic plague has killed 20 villagers in Madagascar in one of …

Indian women won't be safe until society changes, says gang-rape victim's father

On the anniversary of the Delhi gang-rape and murder which shamed India, the victim's father says nothing has changed and his family is still searching for justice<p>Women in India will never be safe until society changes its attitudes, the father of the Delhi gang-rape victim said on the anniversary …

Dear Prudence: I want to wait on sex with the woman I'm dating, even though we’ve already done it.

<i>Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is on Washingtonpost.com weekly to chat live with readers. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (</i><i>Sign up here</i> <i>to</i> …

Dear Prudence: My family is using nicknames my nephew made up, and it's awful.

<i>Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is on Washingtonpost.com weekly to chat live with readers. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (</i><i>Sign up here</i> <i>to</i> …

Schooled Podcast: The Flipped Classroom

To listen to Schooled, Episode 6, use the player below:<p>Welcome to “Schooled,” <b>Slate</b>’s new podcast about education.<p>Advertisement<p>Is school backward? In …

College affordability: Pell Grants are inadequate.

<i>This article</i> <i>originally appeared in</i> Inside Higher Ed<i>.</i><p>A recent <i>New York Times</i> op-ed blames the rules and regulations of the federal Pell Grant program …

Complicated pizza orders: The outsized role embarrassment plays in consumer behavior.

In a classic <i>Seinfeld</i> episode, a purveyor of highly sought-after soup has no patience for customers taking too long to order and so enforces a set of …

College papers: Students hate writing them. Professors hate grading them. Let’s stop assigning them.

Everybody in college hates papers. Students hate writing them so much that they buy, borrow, or steal them instead. Plagiarism is now so commonplace …

Kaushal v. Naz Foundation: The Supreme Court of India’s shockingly bad gay-rights decision

Here’s the logic of this week’s profoundly disappointing gay-rights decision by the Supreme Court of India. The majority passes a law that the …

Facebook self-censorship: What happens to the posts you don’t publish?

A couple of months ago, a friend of mine asked on Facebook:<p>Do you think that facebook tracks the stuff that people type and then erase before hitting …