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Numbers tell tales on ‘Game of Thrones’

“Game of Thrones,” the HBO sword-sorcery-and-sex series that begins its seventh season tonight, has spawned a geekier kind of game: doing data analytics to study who’s on top and who’ll get the ax (figuratively and literally). The Wall Street Journal delved deeply … Continue reading

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Q&A with ‘Game of Thrones’ master linguist

This season’s plot twists on HBO’s “Game of Thrones” are closely guarded secrets, but you can bet you’ll be hearing a lot from the horse lords known as the Dothraki, who have Queen Daenerys in their power as the season … Continue reading

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Who’ll win ‘Game of Thrones’? Play the market

She belongs to a political family who used to be in power. She’s leading the odds to take the reins of power again. And she’s a blonde. No, we’re not talking about Hillary Clinton: The powerful woman in question is Daenerys Targaryen, … Continue reading

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Five science tales that aren’t April Fool’s jokes

Unicorns are real! Scientists propose cloaking device to protect Earth from aliens! Glow-in-the-dark skin grown in lab! Those may sound like April Fool’s headlines, but they’re actually amped-up twists on real-life science. Check out five recent scientific revelations that take … Continue reading

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Will HBO finish ‘Game of Thrones’ first?

SPOKANE, Wash. — “Game of Thrones” author George R.R. Martin acknowledges that HBO could air the final episode of the show based on his books even before the last book in the series comes out — and he’s OK with … Continue reading

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