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Watch 'Game of Thrones' mysteries explained (or disproved) with science

Sure, works of fiction are hardly subject to the rules of science, but the folks behind <i>It's OK To Be Smart</i> set out to explain many of the enigmas surrounding <i>Game of Thrones.</i> In the PBS digital short that awaits after the break, topics like the plausibility of Daenerys' dragons, winters that last a …

Just four months until we can understand dogs! Dog-to-English translator to become a reality

Anxious to know what your dog is thinking? The wait could soon be over as a ‘dog-to-English’ translator is set to become a reality in just four …

The lie that won’t die: “We don’t know enough about marijuana!”

Drug warriors insist we still don’t know enough about its possible therapeutic properties. It’s simply not true<p>Speaking recently with the <i>Los Angeles Times</i>, UCLA professor and former Washington state "pot czar" Mark Kleiman implied that we as a society are largely ignorant when it comes to the …

Photos+ lets you watch the GIFs you've saved on iPhone

A pro camera roll app that also bundles in maps and EXIF data viewing<p>If you want to watch a GIF you've saved to your iPhone, you've thus far been mostly out of luck. In order to watch that urban samurai GIF on your phone, you need to drop it into an iMessage, or view it on the web. Photos+ is a new …

Mini John Cooper Works Concept

Mini John Cooper Works over its latest hatch—conceptually.<p>It’s a good thing Mini builds small cars, because its lineup is pretty darn crowded. With the three-door hardtop, convertible, coupe, roadster, Clubman, Paceman, Countryman, and John Cooper Works iterations of all of those sharing showroom …

Automotive Design

YouTube Reveals Its Top 10 Videos of 2013

There are more than 6 billion hours of videos watched on YouTube each month so it’s certainly a barometer of what may be viral or popular in the mainstream. With that, the Google-owned video site is once again releasing its annual list of the top videos and channels of 2013.<p>Perhaps unsurprisingly, …

Slow Cooker Sugar + Roasted Garlic Pot Roast Sandwiches

Crockpot Brown Sugar + Roasted Garlic Pulled Pot Roast Sandwiches.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 13, 2013 139<p>It’s Friday. Let’s do this thang.<p>This crockpot …

New Music: Meek Mill “Ooh Kill Em” (Kendrick Lamar Response)

He gave fair warning with the title of his vicious diss record towards Cassidy, now Meek Mill goes for the big dogs with another response “Ooh Kill …

The Best Kept Beach Secrets

Crowds? No thank you! Beach Tomato rounds up five gorgeous, off-the-beaten-track beaches.

The Best Beaches in the U.S.

With 12,383 miles of coastline in the United States, finding the best beach escape is no small task. Andrew Skwarek picks eight great sandy spots …

10 Best All-Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean

<b>UPDATED FOR 2015:</b> See Best Caribbean All-Inclusives for 2015<p>Ever since Club Med promised the alluring "antidote to civilization," all-inclusive …

Airports

Introducing: The Acid

With no location, no names, and no images, <b>The Acid</b> are arguably the first identity free outfit. Their self-titled debut EP, which has no official …

New Music

Footage of Plants and Insects Magnified Thousands of Times

They look as if they’re a complete fabrication of one’s imagination, but they aren’t. German photographer Stefan Diller has managed to create worlds …

The quest is to clone a mammoth. The question is: should we do it?

The idea would make headlines around the world and bring tears of joy to the planet's journalists. An adorable baby woolly mammoth, tottering on its …

Stunning Shots of Fly Geyser, Nevada's Hidden Treasure

As you all know by now, we love finding extraordinary destinations off the beaten path like Lake Baikal in Siberia. Today, we bring you another one which can only be described as surreal or otherworldly. Fly Geyser (or Fly Ranch Geyser) is a a small geothermal geyser that is located approximately …

National Parks

Best Ever Barbecued Ribs

This go-to recipe for classic barbecued ribs embraces what we refer to as our "oven-cheat" method -- a technique that'll get you ultra-tender meat …

'Flee the United States as Fast as You Can'

My favorite tip for never getting busted used to be, "Never carry more marijuana than you can eat." Although this advice is still effective, my new favorite tip is, "Flee the United States as fast as you can." Although there is currently a paradigm shift in the awareness of inhumane and unfair acts …

5 Bands You Should Be Listening To This Weekend

Lucky for you, we at FILTER love listening to everything and have compiled a list of bands we think you should be listening to right now!<p>Below, we have provided a list of five artists that have been taking our ears on the best summer vacation they could have possibly asked for. Tune in for a wild …

From Fox News to Rush: Secrets of the right’s lie machine

Conservative media plays by its rules, and bends truth to back whatever argument they’ve decided to make that day<p>One key factor that has altered campaign coverage comes from the corporate right in the form of “conservative” media. If there has been a vacuum created by the downsizing of newsrooms, …

New Music: Ludacris “I Don’t Give a F**k”

Ludacris saves the best ’til last with his fifth and final #IDGAFFridays offering, “I Don’t Give a F**k.” The title track from his new <i>DTP Presents: I</i> …