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The Best “Game Of Thrones” Fan Art

The Game of Thrones series is superlative in many ways, from its status as the all-time most pirated TV show to its creator’s uncanny ability to kill off all the characters we hold dear.

We would like to take a moment to add another item to the list of things at which the George R.R. Martin saga excels: inspiring fans to produce some truly stunning–and totally geeky–art.

As we await our latest Thrones fix (and of course, the return of Jon Snow), have a look at the series’ best artistic depictions below:

Game of Thrones art Grimhel

Jon Snow, Lyanna Stark, Arya Stark, and Theon Greyjoy by Grimhel. Source: DeviantArt

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The Life And Death Of An iPhone

Statistics service Statista reports that in 2012, over 44.3 million smartphone users in the United States used an Apple iPhone. To get an idea of how huge that number is, imagine nearly every person in Ukraine right now, and then picture them holding an iPhone.

Clearly the Apple product is an indispensable part of millions of Americans’ lives, but just how does it come into being? What does its “life” look like?

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What We Love This Week, Volume CXXVIII

First Color Photo NYC

Mulberry Street, New York Source: Vintage Everyday

The First Color Photographs Of The United States

First Colorized Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon Source: Vintage Everyday

On some subconscious level, most of us imagine that the world before, say, 1920 existed in black and white. And why not? That’s what the photographic record of the era would have us believe. But as far back as 1889–14 years before the more well-known Autochrome–the Photochrom process was producing color photography. The images here, produced by the Detroit Photographic Company in the late 1800s and early 1900s, are the first color photographs of the United States. From New York to the Rockies to the redwoods, see more of the collection at Vintage Everyday.

Statue Of Liberty Colorized

Sunset from the Battery, New York Source: Vintage Everyday

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