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Who will win Game of Thrones? AI has the answer

And other stories from the stranger side of life

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Spoiler alert: students at the Technical University of Munich have developed an app to predict which character is most likely to claim the coveted Iron Throne in Game of Thrones.

The artificial intelligence software analysed data on who has lived and died so far to come up with survival chances for the remaining contenders, and concluded that Daenerys Targaryen has the best chance of being the last person standing.

Drunk woman accidentally orders Uber to Newcastle

A drunk woman has been landed with a £275 bill after she accidentally booked an Uber from London to Newcastle. Helen Dryden actually wanted to travel to Guildford, but she had forgotten to update her settings, so her ‘home’ was still listed as Newcastle, where she went to university. By the time the mistake was discovered, she had travelled as far north as Milton Keynes.

Woman conscious again after 28 years in vegetative state

A woman has regained full consciousness after 28 years in a vegetative state. Munira Abdulla suffered a severe brain injury following a car crash in the United Arab Emirates in 1991. Her son, Omar Webair said: “I never gave up on her because I always had a feeling that one day she will wake up.” 

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