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James Timothy Peters (James Peters)

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James Peters was born an "army brat" in the early seventies and has lived in Northwest Indiana (also known as "the Region") most of his life.

His interests include (but not limited to) the paranormal, UFOs and alien encounters, cryptzoology, religion, politics, and other strange, abnormal oddities.

He has a blog and a small online storeĀ and would appreciate it if you took a peek - leave a comment, vote (if applicable) and participate in poll's when offered.
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  • 31 Phobias: #15 Fear of Gifts
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    31 Phobias: #15 Fear of Gifts

    3 weeks ago

    With Christmas, birthdays, Valentines's Day, etc. and other annual events that usually involves "gifts", people who suffer from Doronophobia dread these gatherings for fear of "getting gifts". Honest!

  • Another Reason I Want a Wall Built
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    Another Reason I Want a Wall Built

    8 months ago

    Do NOT be fooled into thinking that having the idea of a wall being built as racist. In fact, if there ever was a Hub on Hubpages that could possibly change your thoughts on the subject...this is it.

  • How to Replace a Deadbolt Lock
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    How to Replace a Deadbolt Lock

    8 months ago

    It's easier than you think when it comes to replacing a deadbolt lock. Make sure you have the instructions and the proper tools before beginning this simple, home improvement safety project. Good luck

  • The Dandelion
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    The Dandelion

    3 months ago

    The dandelion. It's a weed...? Or is it? It wasn't always considered a weed; the most dreaded lawn destroyers of all time. It was once praised and considered a useful flower...what the hell happened?

  • NASA Bombs the Moon
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    NASA Bombs the Moon

    8 months ago

    NASA bombs the Moon in search for water. However, conspiracy theorist are suggesting a more sinister motive. You decide.

  • Way too Close for Comfort
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    Way too Close for Comfort

    9 months ago

    Things got out of hand, could have gotten WAY out of hand. Talk about a well taught lesson...? You better believe it! I will never try to pull a prank like this again. Ever! And neither should you.

  • Meat Glue
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    Meat Glue

    2 months ago

    This is how to make four dollars ($4) a pound of stew meat look like twenty-five dollars ($25) a pound of prime filet.

  • Barbecuing Chicken & Applying the Sauce
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    Barbecuing Chicken & Applying the Sauce

    9 months ago

    Everybody asks, "When do I apply the BBQ sauce when barbecuing chicken?" The answer is fairly easy to remember, "When the chicken is done cooking." LEARN how to apply BBQ sauce without making a mess!

  • Ketchup Obsession
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    Ketchup Obsession

    4 months ago

    Are you or someone you know obsessed with ketchup? Is ketchup preferred over ALL other condiments? If so, guess what? Chances are, there may be some serious mental issues that may need talking out.

  • Homemade Banana Gum
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    Homemade Banana Gum

    8 months ago

    The myth that chewing 'homemade banana gum' will give psychedelic effects similar to LSD hallucinations, has been in question since its discovery in the early 1990's.

  • 31 Phobias: #11 Fear of Food (Leftovers)
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    31 Phobias: #11 Fear of Food (Leftovers)

    11 months ago

    This is my eleventh edition to my "31 Phobias Collection". Cibophobia is the fear of food and often mistaken as anorexia (a dangerous disorder). Cibophobia, a very rare phobia, is hard to recognize.

  • 31 Phobias: #9 Fear of Electricity
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    31 Phobias: #9 Fear of Electricity

    11 months ago

    My ninth edition to my "31 Phobias Collection" is the fear of electricity. Electrophobia is a condition what medical doctors consider a person has who is deathly afraid of electricity.

  • 31 Phobias: #8 The Fear of Small Animals
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    31 Phobias: #8 The Fear of Small Animals

    10 months ago

    My eighth edition to my "31 Phobias Collection" is Microzoophobia, the fear of small animals. It is among the most common phobias in the Western hemisphere. Cats, dogs, snakes and even rabbits.

  • 31 Phobias: #4 The Fear of Sharks
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    31 Phobias: #4 The Fear of Sharks

    10 months ago

    My fourth edition to my "31 Phobias Collection" is the fear of SHARKS. This true phobia is not just being eaten by one, they can even be afraid of being sexually molested by one as well.

  • 31 Phobias: #3 Being Abducted
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    31 Phobias: #3 Being Abducted

    5 weeks ago

    My third edition to my "31 Phobias Collection" is the fear of being abducted. Allphobia is the fear of being abducted. Whether by assailants or outer space aliens, abduction is far too real.

  • 31 Phobias: #2 Being Watched
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    31 Phobias: #2 Being Watched

    10 months ago

    The second edition to my "31 Phobias Collection" is the fear of being watched. Scopophobia is the fear of being seen; the fear of drawing attention to oneself. It's an odd phobia but not that uncommon

  • Pirates and the Jolly Roger
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    Pirates and the Jolly Roger

    7 months ago

    Each pirate had their own symbol, usually called the "Jolly Roger". Not all pirates flew the same flag. So which flag truly is the "Jolly Roger"? You'd be surprised to find out.

  • 31 Phobias: #6 Fear of Terrorism
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    31 Phobias: #6 Fear of Terrorism

    10 months ago

    My sixth edition to my "31 Phobias Collection" is Terrorphobia. This phobia is rather new to the list of other phobias. Ever since 9/11, Terrorphobia has been on the rise - thanks to the government.

  • Hammond, Indiana's
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    Hammond, Indiana's

    10 months ago

    Hammond, Indiana is hosting its 10th annual "Festival of the Lakes" of 2013. From July 17 -20, all are invited to come out and celebrate our appreciation of Wolf Lake, Lake George & Lake Michigan.

  • The Infamous Tequila Worm
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    The Infamous Tequila Worm

    10 months ago

    Many wonder why there is a worm in some tequila bottles and what purpose does it serve. This Hub will explain in detail on why there is a worm in some tequila bottles. *Poll participation appreciated*

  • The Correct & Proper Way to Sharpen a Knife
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    The Correct & Proper Way to Sharpen a Knife

    10 months ago

    Most people believe that they know the correct & proper way to sharpen a knife. Unfortunately, most of these people are terribly mistaken. Let me show you the correct & proper way to sharpen a knife.

  • Cleaning Wooden Floors
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    Cleaning Wooden Floors

    10 months ago

    Cleaning wooden floors can become quite a hassle if not done properly. You may leave behind a dull film on your wooden floors, causing them to look worn and dingy. I'll show you the correct way.

  • My Adventure in Colorado
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    My Adventure in Colorado

    10 months ago

    Before the end of 2012, I took a journey to Colorado to see what this MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION was all about. I also spent most of my time outdoors messing around by the river and a frozen waterfall. Colorado is a...

  • What's the Deal with St. Valentines Day?
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    What's the Deal with St. Valentines Day?

    9 months ago

    St. Valentine's Day is an old holiday, however, it's intentions had NOTHING to do with romance and love. It wasn't until the 1300's that authors and poets associated love & romance with St. Valentine's Day. Find out...

  • Charles "Old Hoss" Radbourn Biography
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    Charles "Old Hoss" Radbourn Biography

    10 months ago

    A quick biography on an 'almost' forgotten baseball legend, Charles Gardner "Old Hoss" Radbourn. He still holds the record for the most wins in a single season with 62 in 1884, however, that record is...

  • Orville Redenbacher Biography
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    Orville Redenbacher Biography

    2 months ago

    Mr. Orville Redenbacher. I'm sure you're familiar with the name, especially if you're from and/or live in Indiana. His brand of popcorn is legendary for having the MOST kernels popped and being the fluffiest. Here's a...

  • What's the Deal with Black Friday?
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    What's the Deal with Black Friday?

    10 months ago

    Black Friday is NOT a national holiday, but retailers throughout the United States give consumers tremendous discounts on TOP brand products. But how did Black Friday come to be? Who started it and why?

  • What's the Deal with Christmas?
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    What's the Deal with Christmas?

    10 months ago

    What's the deal with Christmas anyway? Was there ever a REAL Santa Claus (St. Nick)? What does Jesus Christ have to do with Christmas being celebrated on December 25th? Find this out and more!

  • How to Become the Most Perfect Getaway Driver
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    How to Become the Most Perfect Getaway Driver

    10 months ago

    Have you ever thought that you'd be an excellent "getaway driver" if you had to be? Sure you have, we all have. Here's a few ideas that were thrown my way by a former getaway driver if they had to do it...

  • How to Cook Brains
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    How to Cook Brains

    10 months ago

    Did you know that you can cook and eat brains? That's right, in fact I'll even tell you how to properly store your brains before preparation.

  • How to Decorate For Valentine's Day
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    How to Decorate For Valentine's Day

    9 months ago

    No need to wonder if it's even worth it to decorate for St. Valentine's Day. With these easy tips & ideas your Valentine's Day theme will be a snap.

  • Lauers Pub, Inc.
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    Lauers Pub, Inc.

    13 months ago

    Here's a REVIEW for Lauers Pub. It's one of the LAST neighborhood bars in Calumet City, Illinois. Located at 31 154th Place, Calumet City, Illinois - 1.708.891.9748

  • Gertrude "Ma" Rainey Biography
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    Gertrude "Ma" Rainey Biography

    10 months ago

    A surprisingly interesting Hub on of the earliest known Blues singer, Gertrude "Ma" Rainey. An unbelievable woman with an even more unbelievable voice. She's a true gift from God.

  • How to Get Through a Haunted House when You're Scared
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    How to Get Through a Haunted House when You're Scared

    2 months ago

    Ever want to know what to do when you're about to enter a haunted house? Whether it's man-made or a real haunted house, I have some excellent ideas for those who are about to enter one and would like to make it out...

  • What's Under Your Stove?
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    What's Under Your Stove?

    3 years ago

    When was the last time you cleaned under your stove? It's been a while...me too. Well, today was the day for me to tackle that unfavorable chore. I found that it was just as disgusting as it was interesting. It didn't...

  • What's the Deal with Thanksgiving?
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    What's the Deal with Thanksgiving?

    10 months ago

    Ever wonder if it really was the pilgrims that had the first Thanksgiving Day feast with the Native Americans? Why is the turkey the popular cuisine when it comes to a Thanksgiving dinner?

  • The (Oldest) Most Original Caesar Salad Dressing Recipe
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    The (Oldest) Most Original Caesar Salad Dressing Recipe

    14 months ago

    I had the privilege (luck) of obtaining an old china buffet. It was given to me by its newly acquired owner, who obviously had no idea what to do with it when they suddenly were given ownership. They quickly went...

  • The (Oldest) Most Original Meatloaf Recipe
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    The (Oldest) Most Original Meatloaf Recipe

    10 months ago

    I had the privilege (luck) of obtaining an old china buffet. It was given to me by its newly acquired owner, who obviously had no idea what to do with it when they suddenly were given ownership. They quickly went...

  • TryJimmy's Beer Boiled Chicken Wings
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    TryJimmy's Beer Boiled Chicken Wings

    2 years ago

    This is a recipe for Beer Boiled Chicken Wings that was discovered by my friends and I in my father's garage. These Beer Boiled Chicken Wings are great plain, but even better with a Secret BBQ Sauce!

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