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You, Too, Can Learn Dothraki at the Low Price of $19.99

Be just like this happy couple. (Photo via nerdreactor.com)

Game of Thrones obsessives, rejoice: starting in October, you can officially learn Dothraki, the language spoken by that super-hot neanderthal who married Daenerys in the first season of the show.

About 150 nerds and dorks are currently able to speak Dothraki, Cnet reports. After this $19.99 Living Language course hits the market, though, we expect fluency rates to balloon to at least 175 or even 180. Read More

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Rumor Roundup: Writing Slideshows About Hot Tech Ladies Sucks, But ‘It’s Hard to Say No to $500′

SMDH (Photo: Complex)

40 Sexist Stereotypes It was not a great week for women in tech. Between the Adria Richards fracas and Complex deciding the best way to contribute to the discourse was to throw up a slideshow of the “40 Hottest Women in Tech,” it’s almost as if the takeaway from Sheryl Sandberg’s book was Lean In… with yer boobs. The good news is that in order for the gender disparity in tech to shrink, we need to have conversations like this–even if they turn ugly or mean-spirited or upsetting. Read More