"As the Game of Thrones universe expands more and more with each season, new characters are introduced at a breakneck rate.
While many shows would struggle with the task of juggling so many unique identities, GoT's writing staff and casting department take the pains necessary to develop the denizens of Westeros into living, breathing, feeling men and women who make the unique struggles of their outlandish world relatable by revealing their humanity to the audience.
Then, of course, they get their heads crushed by eight-foot human killing machines."
"Amazon's delivery drones will be flying soon.
The Federal Aviation Administration has approved limited research and testing for the company's Prime Air delivery service.
Amazon had to seek new approval because last month the FAA approved an aircraft Amazon is no longer testing.
The CEO's vision is to deliver packages from the warehouse to your door in less than 30 minutes."
"Jerry Hugel, 83, his wife, 80-year-old Marie Hugel, their tenant 70-year-old Gloria Greco and friend Walter Vonthadden, 76, were found dead in their two-story Floral Park home apparently suffocated by the noxious gas.
Investigators believe a car left accidentally idling in a basement garage filled the house with the odorless fumes, sources said."
Once Trapped Atop Coney Island Cyclone, but Forever Stuck on It - NYTimes.com
"At age 87, the wood-and-steel Cyclone, if not quite as popular as it was in Coney Island’s heyday, remains remarkably alluring. The older it gets, the more classic it seems, attracting more than its share of characters: tourists riding for history’s sake, teenagers riding for riding’s sake, current and former Brooklynites riding for nostalgia’s sake and roller coaster fanatics, like Mr. Myers, riding for an intimate connection to the ride from which many a more modern coaster has borrowed."