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Jon Snow just did the one thing every Stark does before they die

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Of all the great houses in Game of Thrones, House Stark is the one best known for adhering to a sense of honor. They are a strong, stalwart house who prize justice and fairness, and compared to families like the Martells, Tyrells, and Lannisters they’re the least scheme-y nobles in Westeros. 

On the one hand, that’s great! House Stark are the good guys and every story needs those. On the other hand, that honor has been the cause of death of every dead Stark on the show. 

SEE ALSO: All the…

Jon Snow just did the one thing every Stark does before they die

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Of all the great houses in Game of Thrones, House Stark is the one best known for adhering to a sense of honor. They are a strong, stalwart house who prize justice and fairness, and compared to families like the Martells, Tyrells, and Lannisters they’re the least scheme-y nobles in Westeros. 

On the one hand, that’s great! House Stark are the good guys and every story needs those. On the other hand, that honor has been the cause of death of every dead Stark on the show. 

SEE ALSO: All the…

Google helps digitally preserve historic places like Notre Dame

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The world watched in despair on Monday as fire engulfed one of the western world’s most treasured landmarks, Notre Dame

The cause of the fire is still unknown, but a disaster like this is not unprecedented. Thanks to climate change, armed conflict, development, and human action, threats to historical places are all too common

Surprisingly, one of the best ways to prepare for those threats is not just structural re-enforcements or other physical defensive measures, but technology.

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Europe passes new copyright law that might change the internet forever

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The European Parliament has backed a copyright reform law that aims to protect content creators from unauthorized usage of their work, but also brings forth some rules that are radically different from the way internet functions now. 

The Copyright Directive, at one point known as the law that will kill memes, was passed with 348 votes for and 278 against. The Directive has undergone many revisions before arriving at its current state, but it still has several clauses which are highly…

Protesters shine torches, lights onto the Sydney Opera House

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More than 1,000 protesters, armed with torches, flashlights and smartphones, shone lights on the sails of the Sydney Opera House in Australia on Tuesday night.

Protesters sought to obscure a promotion for a horse racing event called The Everest, after the state of New South Wales’ government strong-armed its way into ensuring the projection on the building would take place.

SEE ALSO: Why putting crisp packs in mail boxes as an act of protest isn’t as effective as you’d think

The Sydney Opera…

Protesters shine torches, lights onto the Sydney Opera House

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More than 1,000 protesters, armed with torches, flashlights and smartphones, shone lights on the sails of the Sydney Opera House in Australia on Tuesday night.

Protesters sought to obscure a promotion for a horse racing event called The Everest, after the state of New South Wales’ government strong-armed its way into ensuring the projection on the building would take place.

SEE ALSO: Why putting crisp packs in mail boxes as an act of protest isn’t as effective as you’d think

The Sydney Opera…

Turkey hopes to add its underwater ‘Sunken City’ to the World Heritage List

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Sivrice mayor Ebubekir Irmak hopes the historic underwater city — which has been submerged since 1830 — will be added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. Read more…

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Turkey hopes to add its underwater ‘Sunken City’ to the World Heritage List

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Sivrice mayor Ebubekir Irmak hopes the historic underwater city — which has been submerged since 1830 — will be added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. Read more…

More about Mashable Video, Turkey, Unesco, Underwater, and Ancient City

Turkey hopes to add its underwater ‘Sunken City’ to the World Heritage List

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Sivrice mayor Ebubekir Irmak hopes the historic underwater city — which has been submerged since 1830 — will be added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. Read more…

More about Mashable Video, Turkey, Unesco, Underwater, and Ancient City

Turkey hopes to add its underwater ‘Sunken City’ to the World Heritage List

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Sivrice mayor Ebubekir Irmak hopes the historic underwater city — which has been submerged since 1830 — will be added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. Read more…

More about Mashable Video, Turkey, Unesco, Underwater, and Ancient City