A collection of photos of one family in eastern Kentucky. And the few that were chosen for a magazine slide show. No sensationalism here, nosiree!
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The Terrible Thing of Alpha Nine! Space explorers go to Alpha Nine to check out the monster, which turns out to be what you've secretly thought space aliens were really all about. (via Dark Roasted Blend)
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Doctors are Baffled and Intrigued by the Girl Who Doesn't Age. At 16, she's the size of  a toddler, but no one knows why.
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Buzz Aldrin has only two passions: space exploration and hip-hop. He celebrates the 40th anniversary of the moon landing by recording with Snoop Dogg and Talib Kweli. (via Gorilla Mask)
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A Chinese version of Popeye makes an appearance in a 1976 martial arts movie. No, he's not a cartoon, he just plays one in the movies.
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The top 10 plants for removing indoor toxins. Three of these are thriving in my home -how about yours?
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May as well end your Morning Cup on an uplifting note. Read about the Monster of the Andes, The Meanest Man in America, and 7 other Prolific Serial Killers.