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Jared Keever

Jared is a full-time writer living in southeast Georgia. His interests include history, bicycles, sailing, and literature. When not reading or writing he is either on a bike or wishing he were on a sailboat.

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5 Recent Cases Of Cannibal Cultures

Jared Keever

That cannibalism is a taboo subject might be a bit of an overstatement. Certainly the thought of eating another human’s flesh is troubling to most, but just why it is …

5 Shockingly Expensive Celebrity Drug Habits

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The name Scott Storch is known mainly to the most dedicated hip-hop fans. Storch was a hit producer in the early 2000s. By 2006 he had worked on records for …

5 Of The Largest Recent Charity Scams

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Anyone with a telephone is familiar with calls from charities seeking money. Such calls increase in number after a tragedy like an earthquake or a hurricane that makes landfall in …

5 Huge Companies That Did Business With The Nazis

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Henry Ford is considered to be a an American hero, and not without reason. Ford revolutionized the American auto industry. He is widely credited with implementing assembly line production and …

5 Musicians Who Took Their Own Lives

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“It’s better to burn out than to fade away,” Neil Young told fans in his 1978 song, “My My, Hey Hey (Out of the Blue).” The song was the acoustic …

5 American Heroes Who Were Socialists

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Barack Obama? He’s a socialist. Elizabeth Warren? Yep, a socialist too. The derision implied in the tone of this common accusation leveled against progressives on the American left proves one …

5 Old Diseases That Are Still Attacking Us

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Those who attended grade school in the 80s and early 90s likely played the popular educational video game The Oregon Trail. In the game, students assumed the role of the …

5 Terrifying Unsolved Serial Murder Cases

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When Gary Ridgway was arrested in 2001 and subsequently convicted in 2003 of 49 murders, it answered a question that police in Washington state had been asking for nearly two …

The 5 Most Spectacular Gunfights Of The 1900s

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The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral is probably the most famous gunfight in U.S. history. The events surrounding the iconic shootout have been made into at least 14 movies and …

5 Amazingly Elaborate Heists That Became Movies

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Diamond heists and bank robberies are common plots for some of the most popular movies. They are seemingly tailor-made for the silver screen. The story line of any sophisticated caper …

5 Bad Ideas That Are Great For Business

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Pared down to the basics, running a business should be easy. Choose a widget or service you think you can provide. Secure a location from which to conduct business. Set …

5 Great Writers Who Were Also Drunks

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“I remember Kingsley Amis, himself no slouch, saying that he could tell on what page of the novel Paul Scott had reached for the bottle and thrown caution to the …

5 Of The Hardest Drinking Journalists

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The drunk journalist is a well-worn stereotype. The mere mention of an alcoholic news reporter conjures images of old newsrooms, typewriters, cigarettes and bottles hidden in bottom desk drawers. Those …

5 Ways Amazon Is Taking Over The World

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When Jeff Bezos founded Amazon in 1994, he clearly had big plans. He originally called the company Cadabra but after some friends pointed out that the name sounded too much …

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