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Katy J Blakey

Images and Tweets From the Crappy Cruise

Katy J Blakey
Katy J Blakey

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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Breaking Bad: An Oral History
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The Oral History of Breaking Bad. The people behind the groundbreaking show tell its story to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its premiere.

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Why We Didn’t See the Knights of Ren in The Last Jedi. Director Rian Johnson explains that there's nothing nefarious about their absence.

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The Little-Known History of Seafaring Pets. Sailors have been accompanied on voyages by dogs, cats, pigs, chickens, rabbits, and other animals—and not all of them were for dinner.

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A Neopets Romance. This married couple met online when they were 10 and 12 years old.

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How Americans of the 1960s Really Felt About Nuclear Fallout Shelters. Michigan State University surveyed 3514 adults about their feelings regarding preparedness for a nuclear war.

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Why Paris’s Greatest Art Nouveau Metro Stop Is No More. The Bastille station was the greatest of 141 metro stations designed by Hector Guimard at the turn of the 20th century.

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Your Coworkers are Not Your Friends. A bit of formality is appropriate among people who did not choose who they spend all day with.

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10 Graves That Are Remarkably Secure. They keep grave robbers out and zombies in.

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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You?
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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You? No, but there's a reason behind why people still think so.

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10 Misconceptions About U.S. Immigration. Every wave of newcomers has encountered resistance from those already here.

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21 Facts You Might Not Know About Rodney Dangerfield. He got no respect, but we'll never forget him.

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Watch a Man Build a Log Cabin by Himself in Four Minutes. It actually took months, but this is a fascinating yet relaxing time-lapse version.

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How Montana Gold Rushers Literally Threw Away a Fortune in Sapphires. Yogo Gulch still produces some of the finest sapphires in the world.

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New Details Emerge About Solo: A Star Wars Story. Including an official synopsis.

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The Starbucks Logo Has A Secret You’ve Never Noticed. She was too perfect to be real before a small design change.

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8 Major Milestones in Facial Transplant Surgeries. What was recently thought impossible has been accomplished quite a few times.

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