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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

Ten words to cut from your writing

As Mark Twain famously wrote, "I didn't have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead." His point? Strong writing is lean writing.<p>When you want to make your writing more powerful, cut out words you don't need – such as the 10 included in this post:<p><b>1. Just:</b> The word "just" is a …

Coke, Nutella, Mentos And A Condom Make For One Exciting Experiment (VIDEO)

The Mentos and Coke experiment has just hit an extremely weird new level.<p>Using a Durex condom, Nutella and athletic tape, Italian YouTube user milleaccendini has allegedly accomplished an astonishing world record... though, we're kind of still scratching our heads on what exactly that new record is.<p>…

How Malaysia Airlines Flight HM370 could vanish without a trace

The world’s oceans remain gaping blind spots for air traffic controllers, and systems to accurately track planes offshore are years away<p><i>On Wednesday,</i> …

Airplanes

Let 3 sticks represent 30 and other Neanderthal math methods

Influenced by a petition signed by over 12,000 parents, Alberta's Education Minister, Jeff Johnson, announced recently that Alberta students will be required to memorize times tables as of September 2014. Liz Sandals, Ontario's Education Minister, followed suit with a statement expressing her view …

Farewell to gluten free: Why we are so easily fooled by pseudoscience and marketing gimmicks when it comes to food http://natpo.st/1iJPRAF