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Clever Game of Thrones Illustrations Show Each Episode’s Beautiful Death

I can't think of any other more beautiful artistic tribute to a television show than this one. <i>Beautiful Death</i>, by studio agency 360i and artist Robert M. Ball, is an illustrated series that shows us the death or deaths that occurred in each episode of the HBO hit show <i>Game of Thrones</i>. So far, each …

TV Series

Photogs Take Note: A Blood Moon Eclipse is Set to Take Place Early on April 15th

On April 15th, a rather rare astronomical event is taking place: the “blood moon.” While technically nothing more than a lunar eclipse, this …

Death in 'Game of Thrones' Never Looked So Beautiful

You could say that the deaths in <i>Game of Thrones</i> are pretty important — many would call them central to the plot. They're shocking and gruesome, but …

Wedding Planning, Ideas & Inspiration

20 Must-Haves for Your Game of Thrones Premiere Party

Winter is<p>coming <i>finally</i> over, and <i>Game of Thrones</i> is finally back! The premiere is April 6th, and we can’t wait. It’s time to celebrate, and no one knows how to celebrate like the characters on <i>Game of Thrones.</i> Kick off Season Four with a feast that would make all seven kingdoms of Westeros proud. We …

Cat Working as Train Station Master Is Japan’s Cutest Tourist Attraction

Tama the cat has been a part of the Japanese workforce for the past seven years. She works as a station master at Kishi station, a remote railway …

Cardboard Cities: Incredibly Detailed City Scenes Made of Cardboard

Just look at the above photo. It looks like an extremely well-lit photo of an abandoned wasteland in the middle of some old town, doesn’t it? Well, …

23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

Books

Extraordinary Gorilla Photography

I've never looked properly to a gorilla. I've always known that these are some powerful, gorgeous primates, but I would never guess that they are …

24 Hot & Spicy Recipes for Sriracha Week—or Any Week

From mapo tofu to jerk chicken, here are 24 spicy recipes guaranteed to make you sweat.<p>If you haven't figured it out already, we're big spice fiends here at <i>Bon Appétit</i>. So fiendish, in fact, that we're dedicating an entire week to foods that tingle our tongues, light our mouths on fire, and make us …

Cooking

7 Perfectly-Scored Wes Anderson Scenes

Love’s “Alone Again Or” From ‘Bottle Rocket’<p>"Around the time that Wes was finishing the <i>Bottle Rocket</i> short in 1992, we shared a mutual friend who …

The Greatest Living Animation Director Explains Why He's Retiring

In a rare interview, Hayao Miyazaki talks about why his latest movie The Wind Rises — which is opening with an English-language version in the U.S. this weekend — is also his last.<p>When <i>The Simpsons</i> paid tribute to animation legend Hayao Miyazaki in January, the video quickly went viral, becoming the …

Meet the Handsome Face of Namibia's Budding Vintage Craze

Meet Lourens Loux Gebhardt: internal auditor by trade, fashion designer by choice, and dapper gentleman for life. Dapper may even be an understatement for the impeccably groomed, fastidiously outfitted Namibian blogger, who goes by Loux. Despite his background in finance, Loux is known as the …

"The Moon Song" from "Her" Performed by Karen O, Spike Jonze and KK Barrett

25 Noir Films That Will Stand the Test of Time: A List by “Noirchaelogist” Eddie Muller

<i>Film noir</i> received its name in 1946 when French critic Nino Frank expressed his fascination with dark Hollywood melodramas of the time. But <i>noir</i> as a …

Why Eat Out Tonight When You Can Make This Amazing Spinach Salad Recipe Instead

Ready for an easy lunchtime salad that's super fresh and super easy to assemble? This recipe takes less than 5 minutes to prepare and you can toss it into a sealable container to enjoy at work! I always serve organic spinach (since spinach is one of the Dirty Dozen a.k.a. the dirtiest veggies …

Greens & Grains: The Salad Recipe That Has Won Our Hearts

Occasionally we get stuck on a certain genre of food. In the wintertime, it's usually soup, lasagna, stews or something equally as warm and comforting. This winter, however, has been a little different. This has been the winter of the greens and grain salad recipe.<p>Greens and grain salads are …

Kids Read to Cats with the “Book Buddies Program” at The Animal Rescue League of Berks County, Pennsylvania

The Animal Rescue League (ARL) of Berks County, Pennsylvania have implemented the “Book Buddies” program, a novel way to bring together shelter cats …

Photos that bear witness to modern slavery

Photographer Lisa Kristine travels the world documenting the unbearably harsh realities of modern-day slavery. She shares hauntingly beautiful images …

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How To Dress For Work: Mad Men Style

I’m a little bit addicted to watching <i>Mad Men</i> on Netflix at the moment. That’s why this week’s illustrated how-to is dedicated to the style of the <i>Mad</i> …

26 Vegan Versions Of Your Favorite Comfort Foods

A chocolate cupcake is always ready to listen.

Meet Yacouba Sawadogo – The Man Who Stopped the Desert

Yacouba Sawadogo is an exceptional man – he single-handedly managed to solve a crisis that even scientists and development organizations could not. …

A Refuge Where All The Animals Are One Big Happy Family

There’s something special going on at the Rocky Ridge Refuge in Arkansas, where every kind of critter from big fat ponies to goofy dogs to gentle …

The Civil War In Color

Source: The Daily Mail<p>The American Civil War took place between 1861 and 1865 after rifts between the slave-owning, anti-federalist South and the and …

War

Stuntmen from old movies