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Spend Your Next Vacation Pretending to Be Daenerys Spend Your Next Vacation Pretending to Be Daenerys

Are you keen to immerse yourself in the world of Game of Thrones? Dying to stand on a rock outcropping featured in the show itself, make a stern face, and announce, “I am Daenerys Stormborn!”? Then you’ll have to book a ticket to Northern Ireland, where HBO is turning filming locations into a proper tourist…

Lifetime Will Stage Live Wedding Broadcasts Organized by David Freaking Tutera Lifetime Will Stage Live Wedding Broadcasts Organized by David Freaking Tutera

Lifetime has bagged David Tutera—whom you will likely recognize from his show on their competitor network, WE TV; and a major reality TV celebrity to me, somebody who spent the mid-2010s absolutely obsessed with his schtick—for an “eight-part reality event series.” Directly into my veins, thanks!

Every Day Is a Great Day to Revisit the Song 'Harper Valley P.T.A.'

For your information: It’s the fiftieth anniversary of perhaps the best song ever written about telling a bunch of interfering, judgemental hypocrites to eat shit.

Read Fanny Burney's Vivid Account of Her Own Mastectomy in the Early 19th Century  Read Fanny Burney's Vivid Account of Her Own Mastectomy in the Early 19th Century 

Two hundred and seven years ago this September, novelist Fanny Burney—whose works include Evelina and Cecilia—had a mastectomy. She wrote about the experience in detail that can only be described as excruciating.

Captain Marvel Has Landed and She Should Really Consider a Ponytail

The long-awaited trailer for Captain Marvel, starring Brie Larson, is finally here. She’s a fighter pilot! She falls from the heavens into a Blockbuster! She punches an old lady!

Have We Considered That Hemsworth Is Actually Thor? Have We Considered That Hemsworth Is Actually Thor?

As a nation, we need to consider the possibility that there is an X-File dedicated to the absolutely uncanny hotness of Chris Hemsworth. And if there isn’t one, there should be.

Freddie Oversteegen, Who Fought Nazis As a Teen Resistance Member, Dies at 92 Freddie Oversteegen, Who Fought Nazis As a Teen Resistance Member, Dies at 92

During World War II, Freddie Oversteegen and her older sister Truus made strategic use of the fact that so many people fail to take teenage girls seriously—by joining the Dutch resistance and killing Nazis.

Andrew Lloyd Webber Is Making a Cinderella Musical  Andrew Lloyd Webber Is Making a Cinderella Musical 

There are few things on this Earth as reliable as the fact that at any moment, someone is working on a new Cinderella adaptation. This time it’s *spins giant wheel* Andrew Lloyd Webber! Wow, yes, now that you mention it, the world does need a rock opera Cinderella.

Palace Source Denies This Is Meghan Markle's Dog Taking a Dump Palace Source Denies This Is Meghan Markle's Dog Taking a Dump

Did a local Miami news reporter get the scoop of a lifetime walking by Kensington Palace and spotting Meghan Markle picking up her own dog’s poop? “A source at the Palace” disputes it!

Madewell Now Manwell Madewell Now Manwell

Madewell, the bright star in the J. Crew universe, is adding clothing for men.

They're Back, They're in America, and They're Still Boning 

Outlander returns November 4, reuniting its audience once more with aspirational-y sexy middle-aged couple Claire and Jamie Fraser. Once more, they are on the verge of all-out war with Great Britain, because they are physically incapable of staying out of trouble.

Keira Knightley Knows Why People Don't Take Period Dramas Seriously Keira Knightley Knows Why People Don't Take Period Dramas Seriously

Keira Knightley has appeared in many, many period dramas, the latest being Colette, which is currently making the festival rounds. And over the years, she’s become convinced that they aren’t taken seriously because women love ’em. Just a bunch of girl stuff!

I Must Have Marie Antoinette's Desk  I Must Have Marie Antoinette's Desk 

My preference is always to purchase furniture that’s gently used but solidly made, rather than Ikea. That’s why I’m really hoping I can get a good deal on Marie Antoinette’s two gilded stools and Louis XIV ormolu-mounted writing table, up for auction in Paris. That’s basically the same as Craigslist, right?

The Coffee Filter Was Invented By a Woman Sick of Gross Coffee Grounds  The Coffee Filter Was Invented By a Woman Sick of Gross Coffee Grounds 

Fascinating fact of the day: The coffee filter was invented by a woman who loved coffee, but hated the whole rigamarole with those disgusting grounds.

You Don't Even Want to Know How Rich the Founder of Lululemon Is  You Don't Even Want to Know How Rich the Founder of Lululemon Is 

Next time you pull your overpriced leggings up over your butt, think of Lululemon founder Chip Wilson, who’s now reportedly one of the world’s 500 richest people on the basis on those flimsy scraps of fabric.

What Seamless Girdles Have to Do With the Moon Landing  What Seamless Girdles Have to Do With the Moon Landing 

Here’s a fun quirk of history: It was the expertise involved in developing the innovative Playtex Living Girdle that helped create the spacesuits that Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin wore all the way to the moon.

The Stolen Ruby Slippers Have Been Found! The Stolen Ruby Slippers Have Been Found!

The FBI has announced they’ve recovered a pair of Dorothy’s ruby slippers from MGM’s 1939 The Wizard of Oz classic, which have been missing since they were stolen over a decade ago.

American Girl's Puberty Bible The Care and Keeping of You Turns 20  American Girl's Puberty Bible The Care and Keeping of You Turns 20 

How did you get your information about puberty? If you were receiving those details sometime after September 1998, there’s a good chance it was from the cozy illustrations of American Girl’s The Care and Keeping of You: The Body Book for Girls.

Prince Harry Definitely Wanders Around Kensington Palace Warbling Songs from Hamilton  Prince Harry Definitely Wanders Around Kensington Palace Warbling Songs from Hamilton 

Picture this: Prince Harry roaming around his corner of Kensington Palace, warbling the lyrics to various songs from Hamilton. Apparently that’s a glimpse inside his and Meghan’s life together!

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