The final season of ‘Game of Thrones’ might not air until 2019 and how are we supposed to live?


We have good news and bad news: Season 7 of Game of Thrones is apparently “amazing,” according to HBO boss Casey Bloys, but after it airs, you might have to wait until 2019 for Season 8 — and even longer for any of the potential prequels that HBO is developing. 

In a new interview with EW, Bloys laid out the timeline for the final two seasons of Game of Thrones and when we might expect to see a spinoff — reiterating that HBO and showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss are focused on sticking the landing with the final 13 episodes of the series before the network starts thinking about any offshoots.  Read more…

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France helpfully corrects Trump’s video on climate change


The White House released an animated explainer to go with Donald Trump’s speech about pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement Thursday. A day later, the French Ministry countered with its own version of the video.

SEE ALSO: 8 things Trump said about the Paris Climate Agreement that are total BS

The French version goes through the White House video (embedded above) frame by frame with corrections and fact-checks — and it manages to do so in only 40 seconds.

We’ve seen the @WhiteHouse video about the #ParisAccord. We disagree – so we’ve changed

— France Diplomacy🇫🇷 (@francediplo_EN) June 2, 2017 Read more…

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Artist combines animated cats with fidget spinners and it’s fascinating


Independent designer, Jonathon Odom created a gadget that is truly internet-worthyAccording to Odom, “Fidget spinners are supposed to help you focus, cat videos were invented to distract you. I combined the two, so they probably cancel each other out.”

Odom was inspired by a 19th century device called a zoetrope and fidget spinners which are an extremely popular stress-relief toy. The coolest part is that he blessed the world with instructions so you can make one yourself.

Don’t have a 3D printer lying around? You can buy an animated fidget spinner from Jonathon’s store here. Read more…

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This is maybe the best online resume tool yet


The tedious work of assembling tailored resumés can be one of the most time-consuming parts of the job hunt.

A tool called LaTeX Resume Generator on Product Hunt aims to do away with that process by way of a simple design generator.

Users can choose one of nine templates ranging from flashy to bare-bones. The program then walks you through an input form for each section with a streamlined interface.

Sections covered include personal information, education, experience, skills, and projects.

Once complete, you can download a PDF. No more messing with formats or annoying Word docs. 

The tool was created by Saad Quadri, a junior at Rutgers University majoring in computer science. Read more…

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Corporate recruitment event is a real-life episode of ‘The Office’ and it’s so cringe-y


Nothing gets perspective job applicants more excited about tax and consulting services like a group singalong!!!

PricewaterhouseCoopers has a campus program called Elevate for “high-achieving college students interested in learning about a fast-paced career in the professional services industry.” Basically, they’re trying to convince college students to apply for an internship or employment when they graduate.

Sounds exciting, right?

SEE ALSO: Facebook isn’t alone—moderating the internet is basically impossible

Well, a video shot at one of their events shows just what goes down, and it’s as cringe-y as you’d expect. Read more…

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Sad cock fails hard at rooster-ing, and we can’t stop laughing


Hey, little guy. You OK?

Youtube user Žiadny Šéf uploaded this video of a rooster trying and failing really hard at delivering a majestic rooster crow. 

The rooster winds up to give everyone a grand ol’ “cock-a-doodle-doo” and completely conks out at the end. It’s as if someone flipped his off switch during his big moment. Maybe he’s some kind of pre-pubescent rooster suffering from an unfortunate and embarrassing voice crack?

Whatever is happening here, it’s the saddest attempt at rooster-ing we’ve ever seen. 

(Tip: the more times you watch it, the harder you’ll laugh.) Read more…

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It doesn’t matter if Donald Trump still believes climate change is a hoax


One day after Donald Trump announced the U.S. withdrawal from the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change, the president’s own views on climate science are under increased scrutiny. And a Friday press briefing only muddied the waters further.

While taking a guest turn in the White House press room, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, who played a key role in advising Trump to leave the Paris Agreement, refused to answer basic yes or no questions on Trump’s climate change beliefs. 

SEE ALSO: 8 things Trump said about the Paris Climate Agreement that are total BS

Here’s how Pruitt responded to a question from an ABC News reporter, who asked: “I’m hoping you can clear this up once and for all. Yes or no, does the president believe that climate change is real and a threat to the American people?”  Read more…

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‘Wonder Woman’ is our Cry of the Week and we should’ve seen it coming


Warning: This post contains major Wonder Woman spoilers.

It would seem that 2017’s superhero movies are in the business of making us cry. After the unexpectedly emotional climax of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, viewers should be on guard for tears in Wonder Woman — because they are coming, make no mistake.

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For a lot of audience members, mostly women, the film’s mere existence is cause for joyfully tearing up a bit. It’s our first female-led comic book superhero movie of this magnitude, and it’s a damn good one at that. Gal Gadot embodies Diana with unironic sincerity and fierce fighting force — the hero we always wanted but didn’t deserve. Read more…

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