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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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10 Holiday Controversies
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10 Holiday Controversies. What were once personal choices are now public arguments about how it should be done.

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How Zarafa, France’s First Giraffe, Became a Cultural Sensation. Artists across the country wanted to draw or paint her.

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The 6 Big Superhero Movies Of 2017, Ranked From Worst To Best. It's hard to disagree with such a short list, but some fans will.

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When They Tried to Collect on a Nonexistent Debt, This Man Fought Back. Andrew Therrien took the harassment personally, and set out to find out who was behind it.

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Competitive creative dog grooming is an activity that makes dogs into an art medium. The documentary short Well Groomed follows two creative dog groomers through the biggest such contest at Groom Expo.

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Ada Blackjack, the Forgotten Sole Survivor of an Odd Arctic Expedition. She didn't know how to shoot or trap, but she had to make it back to her young son.

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The American Savings Crisis, Explained. Even if we could build savings in this economy, it wouldn't be worth the effort.

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12 Heroic U.S. Military Chaplains. They didn't want to kill, but served by their own sacrifice.

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How Animals are Excavated at the La Brea Tar Pits
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Excavating 101 at the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. See how paleontologists get those animals out of the ancient asphalt.

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Solving the Mystery of Lyme Disease. When a shocking number of children in one town developed rheumatoid arthritis, doctors and public health officials teamed up to find its cause.

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Horse Feathers: the Marx Brothers at Their Best. The 1932 film is better than its reputation.

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A Child Interviews Her Cat. Any cat owner can relate to the absolute accuracy of the cat's responses.

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10 Reasons Why We Already Know Rey Is a Skywalker. This speculation is derived from clues in The Force Awakens, and contains no spoilers for The last Jedi.

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The Netflix Movie A Christmas Prince is a Hit for All the Wrong Reasons. It might even be worth borrowing a Netflix password.

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Imagining the Jellyfish Apocalypse. As the ocean's ecosystems collapse, they are poised to take over.

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What Was FDR Doing On the "Date Which Will Live in Infamy"? Read how the president took the news of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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