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Images and Tweets From the Crappy Cruise

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Images and Tweets from the Carnival Triumph Cruise Ship. Passengers had little else to do but share their experiences while waiting for the disabled boat to be towed to shore.
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The 10 most dysfunctional couples in movie history. You know, it takes a lot of tension and drama to keep us interested for a two-hour film.
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New Study Points Toward Alien Earths Everywhere in the Galaxy. The nearest could be a mere 13 light years away -if you care to call that "near."
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15 Acclaimed Actors Who Look Nothing Like the Famous People They Played. It didn't matter a bit, thanks to raw talent and a great makeup department.
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Gorongosa pygmy chameleons are rarely seen and even more rarely photographed. And they can be cute, too!
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Is Winning Best Album The Worst Thing That Could Have Happened To Mumford & Sons? Other Grammy winners tend to see their careers go downhill after the award.
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10 Things You Didn't Know About Books You Read In High School. Not one of these was required reading at my school, although one was in elementary -and I read the others anyway.
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Buzzfeed featured two stories of long-lasting love for Valentines Day, one of a congressman, the other of a caretaker.
 

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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish
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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish. An entire family works together to build a new nest for the next generation.

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10 People Who Survived the Impossible. When their lives were at stake, they rose to the occasion.

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An Illustrated Look at the Terlingua Chili Cook-Off. In Texas, where chili cook-offs are practically everyday events, this one is the biggie, and it comes with a ton of history.

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Meet the Actor Behind the New Star Wars Character. Kelly Marie Tran spent years going to auditions, then in 2015, her life changed forever.

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The Hidden Science and Tech of the Byzantine Empire. The successor to the Roman Empire was responsible for breakthroughs in math, engineering, astronomy, and other sciences.

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Why the Movies Are So Obsessed With Capes. It's how a costume can add to the drama.

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The Origin Story of the Peace Sign. It was a call for nuclear disarmament almost 60 years ago.

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10 Ancient Textiles That Will Blow Your Mind. If only we could get our jeans and socks to last so long.

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Prescribing Booze During Prohibition
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The Lucrative Business of Prescribing Booze During Prohibition. Medicinal liquor was a legal loophole that everyone wanted to use.

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Russell Johnson: More Than "The Professor." The Gilligan's Island star was once a staple of Western movies and TV.

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How Nick Offerman Is Using Woodworking to Help Americans in Need. Would Works is a nonprofit organization that pays homeless people for helping in a woodworking shop.

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Mangilaluk’s Highway. The story of an Inuit boy who ran away from residential school illustrates the problems of an entire region.

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How I Trained My Cats. Chef Jun Yoshizuki explains how his cats can behave so well while he cooks for his YouTube videos.

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The Underrated Charm of Ice Fishing. Looking at vintage photographs of the pastime is quite charming, as long as we can stay warm inside while we do it.

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12 Terrible Pieces of Advice for Pregnant Women. When in doubt, ask your doctor.

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