Author: Kaitlyn Farley

Kaitlyn is MediaFeed’s senior editor. She is a graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, specializing in social justice and investigative reporting. She has worked at various radio stations and newsrooms, covering higher-education, local politics, natural disasters and investigative and watchdog stories related to Title IX and transparency issues.

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The highest-paid dead celebrities

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Every year, Forbes releases its list of the highest-paying dead celebrities. Unsurprisingly, many of these celebrities see huge increases in their estates after their heirs, businesses or estates …

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The most haunted places in America

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Some sites and landmarks are more … shall we say, storied, than others. That’s especially true of places that have been ravished by disease, war, heartache, …

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Chilling last words of death row inmates

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‘I want the press to know this’ You may have heard of last meals on death row, but what about last words? From bizarre food puns to …

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The world’s most valuable Hollywood memorabilia

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Tiaras and cars and dresses, oh my!   We all love movies, but how much would you be willing to pay for celebrity and movie memorabilia? Good …

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In photos: The world’s most fabulous fall foliage

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Fall may mean it’s getting chillier out, but sweater weather season also means that fall foliage is coming! These beautiful photos of fall foliage from around …

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Strangest unsolved mysteries of all time

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The world is a crazy place. We’ve found skeletons wrapped in tree roots, bleeding walls, mysterious unending fires, and more. The creepiest part? The reasons for …

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Last meals of some of America’s most notorious convicted criminals

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Some death row inmates aren’t just famous for their heinous crimes, but their elaborate and even odd final meals. From requests for one cup of coffee …

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Terrifying jobs that no longer exist, thankfully

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“When I grow up, I want to capture and sell rats from pubs!” Said no one in the 21st century ever (well, at least almost no …

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These wild historic facts sound fake but aren’t

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Every day, weird but true things happen and take the world by storm, like when a raccoon scaled a New York City skyscraper back in 2018. …

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Here’s how many Americans think Biden is responsible for rising inflation

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  Editor’s Note: Updated for July 2022.   Just under half of Americans think President Joe Biden is highly responsibility for the current inflation trend, according …

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50 ways to make an easy extra $100 a day

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Busy but kind of broke? Join the club. The internet is full of lists about ways to make $100 a day in passive income, but if …

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Poll: Most Americans don’t think Trump or Biden should run in 2024

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Most Americans don’t think President Joe Biden or former president Donald Trump should run for president again in 2024, according to a YouGov and The Economist …

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Your state’s most popular fast food chains

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When COVID-19 shut down many indoor dining options during the pandemic, more Americans decided to hop in their cars and pull through drive-thrus for a quick …

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Having a summer barbecue? Grill up America’s favorite hot dogs!

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Ah, summer barbecue season. While some people prefer a perfectly grilled steak made with their favorite, ride-or-die grill hacks, it’s hard to beat how cheap, easy and yummy a grilled hot …

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Apple, Costco & Google: These are the world’s favorite US brands

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Everyone shops, no matter where in the world you live. But what are the most valuable U.S. brands? Statista used data from Brand Finance to find out just …

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30 genius ways to save cash on food right now

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Outside of housing and transportation, Americans spend more on food than any other category. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2020 the average U.S. …

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Just how many Americans identify as LGBT+?

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With Pride Month under way, LGBT+ Americans and allies are celebrating with parades, festivals drag shows and more. So, how many Americans actually identify as LGBT? …

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Here’s where Americans have saved the most for retirement

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For many Americans, not having enough saved up for retirement is a real fear. Which state you live in can have a major effect on how …

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This ‘Dirty Dancing’ clip set to a Muppets tune is the joy you need today

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There is a rare and beautiful creature stalking the internet and she has done the unimaginable, the inconceivable, the unheard of, the hysterical.  She is Amanda …

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Do Americans think they can afford medical bills after retirement?

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Retirement is called the golden years for a reason. After a lifetime of hard work, it’s time focus on yourself and your hobbies and passions, like …

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Grilling for Memorial Day? These are America’s favorite proteins

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Ah, grilling. Americans love going to the backyard, lighting up the grill and serving barbecue to their friends and families. If you’re daydreaming about summer barbecues already, you’re probably also …

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Here’s how many Americans think Biden is responsible for rising inflation

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Nearly half of Americans think President Joe Biden is highly responsibility for the current inflation trend, according to a YouGov and The Economist survey reported by Statista. …

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35 soaringly beautiful US lighthouses

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There are roughly 700 lighthouses in the United States — so many, in fact,  it could take quite a few trips to visit each and every …

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Do Americans think Biden is responsible for the US unemployment rate?

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Statista recently reported that 36% of Americans think President Joe Biden was highly responsible for the current trend in the U.S. unemployment rate, according to a survey by The …

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Landing at these airports will blow your mind

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Are you planning your next trip? If you’re traveling to any of the following locations, your arrival may be some of the most stunning views you’ll …

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39 facts about one of the most popular national parks in America

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If you’re stuck at home but are yearning for adventure, look no further than Glacier National Park. You don’t need to visit this park in person …

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25 budget-friendly tips for traveling with pets

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Traveling can already be costly, but add a pet and your prices could be even more anxiety-inducing. But sometimes traveling with a pet is unavoidable, be …

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This president’s approval ratings tanked the fastest

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While most Americans disapprove of President Joe Biden, a Statista poll using data from Gallup sought to find out which president the majority of Americans (at least 51%) disapproved …

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Does this anti-jaywalking campaign go too far?

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Jaywalking. We’ve all done it. In most places, it’s a crime and it can be very dangerous, but it’s not as bad as stealing or running …

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30 facts about death you may (or may not) want to know

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By now, you’ve probably already heard the famous Benjamin Franklin quote: “In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” While …