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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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Scientists Are Pushing For a Ban on Killer Robots
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A Growing Movement of Scientists is Pushing for a Ban on Killer Robots. Separating human judgment from war is a recipe for disaster.

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17 Homes You’ve Seen On TV And What They Look Like Off-Screen. Not shown: the tourists who stop and take pictures.

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The Curious Case of the Law of the Tongue. When orcas help you hunt whales, it's only right to share the meat with them.

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The Hunt for Mexico’s Heirloom Beans. A return to rare and exotic bean varieties has made the humble legume cool.

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Why Restaurants Became So Loud—And How to Fight Back. An ambience designed for "buzz" and "energy" can damage your hearing.

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Should America Go Cash-Free? Digital money is convenient, but total reliance on banks comes with costs.

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10 Out-of-This-World Facts About Plan 9 From Outer Space. What made it a bad movie also made it a lot of fun.

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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel
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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel. Action Comics #1000 celebrates the anniversary by reminding us of what the superhero is all about.

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North Carolina’s Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park and Museum. Detour your next road trip to enjoy this whimsical attraction.

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The Rise and Fall of the Hormel Girls, Who Sold America on SPAM. The drum and bugle corps made the act of eating canned meat feel patriotic.

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O Moldy Night: A Celebration of Molded Food. Outstanding dishes at an event in North Carolina ranged from the sublime to the disgusting.

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What It's Like To Be Latino In the U.S. The hyphen makes life difficult on both sides.

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A Real-life Lord of the Flies: the Troubling Legacy of the Robbers Cave Experiment. Muzafer Sherif manipulated boys at summer camp to hate each other in the 1950s, but they only learned the truth as elderly men.

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Ten Superstitions of Writers and Artists. They must have worked, since all these people became famous.

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On Pins and Needles: 11 Famous Knitters. The hobby never completely goes out of style.

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