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Jeffrey Grubb

Put Me in the Movies

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Jeff Grubb and his fiancee Stephanie did their own set of engagement pictures, using whatever clothing and props they could come up with and filling in the rest with Photoshop. The results are a lot of fun, because they reference many of their favorite movies.
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Caño Cristales, the "River of Five Colors" in Colombia, is actually clear as a bell. The colors come from the bright plants growing in, atop, and underneath it.
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There's a nose growing on this man's forehead! Of course, there's a perfectly good explanation.
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Fox Television will present a new Batman show with no Batman. Gotham will feature Commissioner Gordon as a crime fighter facing super villains with only cops to help him.
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Madame Nhu was the "Dragon Lady" of South Vietnam until 1963, when she disappeared for the next 50 years. A new book chronicles her rise to power with material from Nhu herself and a diary she left behind.
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Psst! Wanna see a sea sponge that looks like Cookie Monster? It's a clear case of pareidolia, but you'll laugh when you see it.
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The 10 Juiciest Presidential Sex Scandals. They all seem rather run-of-the-mill now, unlike the days when these were just unpublished whispers.
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Tickle is what happens when reality TV melds with the classic sitcom. Just find the wackiest character on an existing show, give him a spinoff, and save on SAG salaries.
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The House of Blood. Make your home look like a bloody mess with these products for all budgets.

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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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The Man Who Made John Gotti the Most Powerful Mobster in New York
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The German Who Made John Gotti the Most Powerful Mobster in New York. Hitman Joe Watts parlayed his insider knowledge into both money and respect.

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Why Boaty McBoatface is the Meme that Just Won’t Die. The good news is that it may mean the end of naming polls.

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The False Cheer of Office Parties Can’t Cure the Loneliness Epidemic. In other words, don't rely on your workplace for long-lasting friendships.

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Inside Connecticut’s Secret Museum of Retro-Future Oddities. The Space Age Museum has aliens, robots, rockets, and spaceships that you'll only see online, as the museum is not open to the public.

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What To Do If Your Parachute Fails. Told in a hurry because you Googled this when it happened to you.

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American Employers' Mindless Obsession with College Degrees. Requiring one is a shortcut for eliminating job candidates more than a necessary career qualification.

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11 Beloved Movies That Were Box Office Flops. Many of them were way ahead of their time.

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