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12 Surprising Ways 'Game Of Thrones' Is Inspired By Actual History

With Game of Thrones' fifth season coming out soon, most fans can't wait to see what George R.R. Martin has thought up to stimulate, disturb, and depress us all. But what you might not realize is that many of the events of his A Song of Ice and Fire book series were taken from another set of books, usually called history books. 

The Women Of SCOTUS Stand Tall In This One-Of-A-Kind LEGO Set Honoring Them

For the first 192 years of its existence, the constitutionality of US law was decided by men alone. It wasn't until 1981 that President Reagan appointed Sandra Day O'Connor to become the first female justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. To celebrate this victory for gender equality, artist Maia Weinstock created a one of a kind LEGO set featuring the only four women to ever sit on our nation's highest court.

This Guy Creates Planets And Galaxies Using Household Objects

These are the results of the cosmic exploration of the WANDER Space Probe. But the fictional probe and all these scenes are actually the work of photographer Navid Baraty. He creates these realistic scenes by arranging common household objects on a scanner. With a little bit of post processing, he ends up with images that look as though they were taken by the Hubble telescope.