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Newly Discovered Ants Named After Game Of Thrones Dragons

Sometimes, research papers can be overly monotonous owning to their excruciating detailed analysis and reporting. That’s exactly how we feel whenever we read materials of such, but this one paper by Eli M. Samat, Georg Fischer and Evan P. Economo on the discovery of some new species of ants, entitled Inordinate Spinescence: Taxonomic Revision and Microtomography of the Pheidole cervicornis Species Group, managed to get our attention. While quite-a-mouthful, the paper’s title didn’t quite draw us to it; it was a report that points out that the researchers actually named two newly discovered species of ants after Daenerys Targaryen’s dragons from George R.R. Martin’s novel A Song of Ice and Fire, which was the basis of HBO series Game Of Thrones. Continue reading Newly Discovered Ants Named After Game Of Thrones Dragons

Watch Game of Thrones Opening Sequence Recreated With Paper Art

How do you draw attention to officially licensed Game of Thrones paper products like the limited edition collection notebooks? For Moleskine, it is to create the kick-ass Game of Thrones opening sequence with paper cutouts. And make no mistake here, there’s little animation involved even though the Milan-based studio behind it, Dadomani, is essentially an animation studio. The result is nothing short of awe-inspiring and while I was watching the video, I was kind of immerse in it, forgetting that the video isn’t the actual CGI opening sequence. Though, the opening soundtrack did help a little in that ‘immersion’ I spoke of. Continue reading Watch Game of Thrones Opening Sequence Recreated With Paper Art

Looks Like The Ewoks Could Use Some Star Wars-themed Wood Wallets

Wallet, like attire and hairstyle choice, speaks of one’s character and level of ‘stylishness’ and so, if you don’t want to be looking like you have lived in a cave for the entire life, then picking up a cool wallet seems like a good place to start. That said, here’s a super cool wallet from My Wood Wallets, handcrafted out of wood that would no doubt up your game in ‘who’s cooler?’ arena. You know what’s the best part about these wood wallets? Individuality and personalization. Individuality, because no two woods are the same and being wood, you have the freedom to request for personalized engraving with whatever you have in mind. Continue reading Looks Like The Ewoks Could Use Some Star Wars-themed Wood Wallets

RISK: Game of Thrones Edition is a Fitting Board Game for the Power and Territory-Obsessed TV Show

Enough of watching the conflicts and treachery happening in the land of Westeros and Essos and get down to the action yourself with the RISK: Game of Thrones Edition, well, maybe less the treachery part. The classic game of strategic conquest has been adapted into an epic battle for the Iron Throne, spread across two custom-designed game boards featuring land masses of the fictional Westeros and Essos. It couldn’t be more fitting, considering the award-winning TV series-based on George R. R. Martin’s series of fantasy novel, A Song of Ice and Fire, mainly revolves around the theme of warfare and well, world domination. Continue reading RISK: Game of Thrones Edition is a Fitting Board Game for the Power and Territory-Obsessed TV Show

Game of Thrones Hand of the King Pin USB Flash Drive

in ancient time, being the King or perhaps even the second-in-command, sounds like fun because there wasn’t a thing call Internet and seriously, besides hunting (and probably women and booze), there is really little to crave for other than power. that said, being the Hand of the King sounds like an exciting post, especially when Seven Kingdoms are at stake and being the Hand means you are the King’s aid, advisor and pretty much his mouth piece and could easily decide on his behalf. however, price there is to pay and it could very well be your life that you are putting on the line. then again, things need not to be so complicated and gloomy, cos’ you can always settle for a Game of Thrones Hand of the King Pin USB Flash Drive and be content with it. after all you’ve got what you wanted, don’t you? Continue reading Game of Thrones Hand of the King Pin USB Flash Drive

Official Game of Thrones The Night’s Watch by Ulysse Nardin

obviously, the era where the Game of Thrones supposedly played out didn’t have wrist watch, but that hasn’t stop luxury watch maker Ulysse Nardin and HBO from collaborating on the Official Game of Thrones “The Night’s Watch” Watch. let see if we are getting it right here: so if the Night’s Watch were to wear a watch, it will be this Night’s Watch? anyway, the time piece is based on Ulysse Nardin’s “Black Sea” rugged diving chronograph and though it is the ‘official Game of Thrones’ watch, it has anything but subtle elements that points to that association and among them includes the show’s logo inscribed on the caseback, and two ceramic links in the time piece’s rubber strap engraved with “The Night’s Watch” the case and “I am the sword in darkness” above. so, no. it doesn’t have swords protruding out like the revered Iron Throne had. if it did, it would be a weapon – not a watch, and no doubt painful to your wrist. that would be silly, wouldn’t it? Continue reading Official Game of Thrones The Night’s Watch by Ulysse Nardin

Game of Thrones The Iron Throne Life-size Replica

according to Torrent Freak’s Top10 List for 2012, Game of Thrones was last year’s most pirated US television series – a fact that’s hardly surprising considering that this fantasy action/drama based on George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels wasn’t made available to most parts of the world, but nevertheless, it doesn’t stop it from being crowned as one of the most watched series last year. regardless of which media outlet you are enjoying this epic fantasy production from (honestly, we don’t want to know either), chances are you are an epic fan and if you have like 30 grand to drop, you might want to score yourself one of these exact fiberglass replica of the notoriously intimidating throne to complete your Game of Thrones shrine. Continue reading Game of Thrones The Iron Throne Life-size Replica