Katy J Blakey
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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How Raiders of the Lost Ark Continues to Influence Pop Culture
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How Raiders of the Lost Ark Continues to Influence Pop Culture. When creating heroic tales, filmmakers still ask, "What would Indiana Jones do?"

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The Unexplained Dancing Plague and Other Epidemics of Yore. The power of suggestion is still the most logical explanation.

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Reanimation! Science Stories About Frankenstein. This seven-part video series features conversations with scientists on Mary Shelley's book and the issues it addresses.

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George Lucas's Plan for Star Wars 7 through 9, Starring Mid-Chlorians. No matter how much you dislike any of the new Star Wars films, you can tell yourself it could have been so much worse.

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The Recipes of Cleopatra. Her elixirs were well-regarded in the fields of cosmetics, gynecology, and alchemy.

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The Iroquois Theater Disaster. More than 600 people died in the stampede and conflagration, which led to new safety standards.

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The Secret to Loving Your Life. The first step is giving up on the notion that you are in control.

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10 TV Characters Who Were Inspired By Real People. Not all of them were happy about it.

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17 Pieces Of Advice For New Dads
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17 Pieces Of Advice For New Dads That Are Actually Really Helpful. You can never spend too much time bonding with your child.

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Raccoon and the Light. The cute animated story of a raccoon that found a flashlight shows what forest creatures do in the dark.

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Behind the Scenes at the National Zoo’s Kitchen. Catering to the needs and preferences of 1800 animals is no picnic.

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The Stanford Prison Experiment was Massively Influential, But Fraudulent. Shocking experiments become classics, while their irregularities and the failure to replicate their results are barely noticed.

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4 True Crime Stories Starring Famous Historical Figures. Featuring Abraham Lincoln, Arthur Conan Doyle, Queen Elizabeth, and Colonel Sanders.

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Bark In The Park Event Goes Sideways. What could possibly go wrong when you combine good dogs and flying baseballs?

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What Do Women Want? Pockets! There's no good reason we can't stash a phone as easily as men do.

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Why Father's Day Was 58 Years in the Making. It wasn't an official holiday until 1972!

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