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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 They all seem rather run-of-the-mill now, unlike the days when these were just unpublished whispers.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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Einstein is Proved Right (Again)
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Deep in the Heart of Our Galaxy, Einstein is Proved Right Again. His theory of general relativity holds true even at the black hole near the center of our galaxy.

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"Total Eclipse of the Heart" Was Almost a Meat Loaf Song. It was written for him, but then detoured to Bonnie Tyler.

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The Atomic Bomb That Was Too Big To Use. The largest nuclear bomb ever made, Tsar Bomba, was actually a scaled-down version of the original design.

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6 Weirdly Specific Ideas Movies Have About Normal Bathrooms. You'll be surprised by the many times the same weird thing happens in a bathroom across different fictional worlds.

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What It’s Like to Apartment Hunt With a Boyfriend Who Has No Credit Score. He's a responsible guy, but couldn't prove it on paper.

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The 33 Most Romantic Moments In TV History. Get your hankies out.

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27 Hilariously Nasty Sounding Mushroom Species Names. They would be hurt by them if they had feelings.

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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe
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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe. Encountering something that overwhelms your previous experience can be terrifying or enlightening.

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Dominoes and Fire. See a chain reaction of dominoes—powered by candles, hot air, and burning sparklers.

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Alan Hale Jr. "The Skipper." Meet the man behind the Gilligan's Island character.

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The 9 Most Nightmarish Movies About Nuclear Attacks. None of them are as scary as growing up during the Cold War arms race.

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5 Tips from NASA for Photographing the Total Solar Eclipse on August 21. The secret is preparing ahead of time.

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The Bloody San Antonio Origins of Chili Con Carne. One of the possible origin stories goes back as far as an uprising in 1813.

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The United States of Movies. The most iconic film set in each state, plotted on a colorful map.

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7 Spacecraft NASA Has Landed on Mars. Some future civilization may discover it and call it a robot planet.

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