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Why Bran is probably wrong about the Night King on ‘Game of Thrones’

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Game of Thrones subtly dropped one of the series’ biggest reveals in the second episode of Season 8. After seven years of mystery and endless theories, we finally have an answer to what the White Walkers want. 

“He wants to erase this world, and I am its memory,” Bran says of the Night King. “He’ll come for me. He’s tried before, with many Three-Eyed Ravens.”

But as straightforward as this end goal sounds, it’s actually a lot more complicated than Bran makes it out to be. (Typical.)

Yo bro I heard you were talkin' shit

Yo bro…

Why Bran is probably wrong about the Night King on ‘Game of Thrones’

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Game of Thrones subtly dropped one of the series’ biggest reveals in the second episode of Season 8. After seven years of mystery and endless theories, we finally have an answer to what the White Walkers want. 

“He wants to erase this world, and I am its memory,” Bran says of the Night King. “He’ll come for me. He’s tried before, with many Three-Eyed Ravens.”

But as straightforward as this end goal sounds, it’s actually a lot more complicated than Bran makes it out to be. (Typical.)

Yo bro I heard you were talkin' shit

Yo bro…

Stephen Colbert reveals the truth behind these Donald Trump ‘deepfakes’

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The era of “deepakes” has been a scary one a we live with the fear of how more nefarious people might manipulate videos in the future to create legitimate “fake news.” 

Thankfully, the folks at The Late Show with Stephen Colbert have found a way in to the subject that actually makes us laugh: by turning the concept on its head via President Donald Trump.

While the gag is pretty one note — Trump’s speeches are actually deepfakes of children throwing tantrums or of Vladimir Putin…

This scientist keeps winning money from people who bet against climate change

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James Annan keeps winning. 

Annan, a climate scientist and director of the Blue Skies Research Organization, has won numerous bets over the last decade against scientists from a variety of academic backgrounds. 

In short, people keep betting him that the world will cool or warm slightly, rather than continue on its accelerating warming trend. Annan hasn’t lost.

Most recently, Annan won $10,000 from two solar physicists at the Institute of Solar-Terrestrial Physics in Russia — Galina…

This scientist keeps winning money from people who bet against climate change

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James Annan keeps winning. 

Annan, a climate scientist and director of the Blue Skies Research Organization, has won numerous bets over the last decade against scientists from a variety of academic backgrounds. 

In short, people keep betting him that the world will cool or warm slightly, rather than continue on its accelerating warming trend. Annan hasn’t lost.

Most recently, Annan won $10,000 from two solar physicists at the Institute of Solar-Terrestrial Physics in Russia — Galina…

Russia names action star Steven Seagal as its special representative to the U.S.

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In an unconventional pick, action star Steven Seagal has been named as Russia’s special representative to the U.S.

The once-prolific actor has been recruited to deepen ties with the U.S. in the humanitarian field, assisting “cooperation in culture, arts, public and youth exchanges,” according to Russia’s foreign ministry.

While the 66-year-old star of ’90s martial arts flicks like Under Siege and…

Russia names action star Steven Seagal as its special representative to the U.S.

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In an unconventional pick, action star Steven Seagal has been named as Russia’s special representative to the U.S.

The once-prolific actor has been recruited to deepen ties with the U.S. in the humanitarian field, assisting “cooperation in culture, arts, public and youth exchanges,” according to Russia’s foreign ministry.

While the 66-year-old star of ’90s martial arts flicks like Under Siege and…

The Putin playing the piano meme is a source of constant joy

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You can always count on the internet to concoct a beautiful meme — especially one that involves a widely disliked world leader. 

Russian president Vladimir Putin with his shirtless horseback riding photos and likeness to Harry Potter villain Lord Voldemort has always been ripe for internet fodder. And yet it appears we have not had enough because a popular Putin meme is now resurfacing.  

An old video of Putin…

The Putin playing the piano meme is a source of constant joy

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You can always count on the internet to concoct a beautiful meme — especially one that involves a widely disliked world leader. 

Russian president Vladimir Putin with his shirtless horseback riding photos and likeness to Harry Potter villain Lord Voldemort has always been ripe for internet fodder. And yet it appears we have not had enough because a popular Putin meme is now resurfacing.  

An old video of Putin…

Did the White House delete a key question from Trump’s press conference with Putin?

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It’s been more than a week since Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin held a joint press conference in Helsinki, Finland, but new areas of concern keep on springing up.

On Tuesday night, for instance, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow called attention to the fact that it appears the official White House video of the event omits one key question from Reuters reporter Jeff Mason, to which Putin gave a controversial response.