Finally: Someone did a climatological study of the world of Game Of Thrones

For fans of HBO’s Game Of Thrones, the current, pre-final season wasteland we’re inhabiting, which both lacks new episodes and is peppered with dangerous potential spoilers, is rough. Harrowing thought it has been, it’s nothing compared to the wait fans of the books have endured since 2011’s A Dance With Dragons came…

“Rogue” national park Twitter accounts are cropping up by the hour

It’s been a weird couple of days for the people who manage the social media for the National Parks Service. Rather than their usual jobs—which mostly seem to involve counting the days until spring and occasionally running a photo caption contest on a picture of an elk—they’ve been drawn into an ongoing battle with the…