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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 store 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: #16 Fear of Mirrors
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    31 Phobias: #16 Fear of Mirrors

    2 weeks ago

    An irrational fear of mirrors is known as Eisoptrophobia or Catoptrophobia. It is alarming to know how many people are affected by this. Not just afraid of the actual mirror itself, but the images (reflections) that it...

  • Your Waiter
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    Your Waiter

    4 months ago

    Did you know that most waiters & waitresses make below minimum wage? They are to be compensated by their employer if the tips they receive doesn't add up to the minimum wage, very few use this option.

  • Today's Roller Derby
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    Today's Roller Derby

    3 months ago

    Unlike the roller derby you may have seen or heard about during the 70's & 80's, today's roller derby is very much real. It is taken seriously by its athletes and millions of fans around the world.

  • David Cassidy Passes Away
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    David Cassidy Passes Away

    11 days ago

    David Bruce Cassidy was born on April 12, 1950 in New York City, NY. Unfortunately, he passed away on November 21, 2017 at the age of 67.

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

    5 months ago

    Liber de Coquina (aka The Book of Cookery) is a 14th century cookbook where the first recipe to lasagna is believed to have been recorded. It is the easiest recipe to follow on the Internet. #Hubpages

  • HAARP Suspected in U.S. Natural Disasters
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    HAARP Suspected in U.S. Natural Disasters

    4 months ago

    It is widely known and no secret that HAARP can and has manipulated the weather all over the world. However, scientists are starting to believe that HAARP may be the cause of recent natural disasters.

  • The Oldest & Most Original Way to Cook Rabbit
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    The Oldest & Most Original Way to Cook Rabbit

    5 months ago

    Cooking rabbit to some may sound like it would be a bit more trouble than it's worth, and honestly... it is. One thing is for sure - it doesn't taste like chicken.

  • 31 Phobias: #14 the Fear of Germs
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    31 Phobias: #14 the Fear of Germs

    5 months ago

    Most people with the fear of germs are labeled a "germophobe/germaphobe" and that would correct. However, the term Mysophobia is now used to not be confused with the fear of Germany - Germanophobia.

  • Captain Santa & the Christmas Tree Ship
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    Captain Santa & the Christmas Tree Ship

    4 months ago

    A tragic, true story of Captain Herman Schuenemann and the ship Rouse Simmons (aka Captain Santa & The Christmas Tree Ship).

  • Clothes Dryer Not Working?
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    Clothes Dryer Not Working?

    11 months ago

    Before you do something that may cost you more money than it should, or something irrational such as throwing it out, wait a minute...you may be able to repair yourself. It's quite simple - really.

  • 31 Phobias: #15 the Fear of Gifts
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    31 Phobias: #15 the Fear of Gifts

    4 months 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!

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

    2 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

    19 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?

  • The (Oldest) Most Original Cabbage and Noodles Recipe (W/Sausage & Onions)
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    The (Oldest) Most Original Cabbage and Noodles Recipe (W/Sausage & Onions)

    5 months ago

    A simple and popular European dish that's been Americanized. A recipe so easy to make and costs so little it's crazy how delicious AND addictive it is! You can even add your own special touch to it

  • Way Too Close for Comfort
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    Way Too Close for Comfort

    3 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

    6 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.

  • Ketchup Obsession
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    Ketchup Obsession

    3 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

    2 years 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 the Fear of Food (Leftovers)
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    31 Phobias: #11 the Fear of Food (Leftovers)

    3 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: #10 the Fear of Automobiles
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    31 Phobias: #10 the Fear of Automobiles

    5 months ago

    This is my tenth edition to my "31 Phobias Collection", the fear of the automobile. Motorphobia is the fear of automobiles. It's a rare phobia and a troublesome one at that.

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

    5 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

    5 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: #7 the Fear of Water/Drowning
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    31 Phobias: #7 the Fear of Water/Drowning

    5 months ago

    My seventh edition to my "31 Phobias Collection" is Aquaphobia. Aquaphobia is generally known for as a fear of water, but drowning falls generally in the same category and considered the same phobia.

  • 31 Phobias: #5 the Fear of Heights, Falling & Flying
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    31 Phobias: #5 the Fear of Heights, Falling & Flying

    5 months ago

    My next edition to my"31 Phobias Collection" are three common phobias all rolled into one. The fear of heights (acrophobia), falling (barophobia) and flying (aerophobia) all seem similar - but are not

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

    5 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 the Fear of Being Abducted
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    31 Phobias: #3 the Fear of Being Abducted

    5 months 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 the Fear of Being Watched
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    31 Phobias: #2 the Fear of Being Watched

    5 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

  • 31 Phobias: #1 the Fear of the Boogeyman
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    31 Phobias: #1 the Fear of the Boogeyman

    5 months ago

    My first edition to my "31 Phobias" collection is the fear of "the boogeyman". Those who are terribly afraid and extremely fearful of the bogeyman is considered to have a phobia known as Bogeyphobia.

  • Pirates and the Jolly Roger
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    Pirates and the Jolly Roger

    2 years 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.

  • The Infamous Tequila Worm
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    The Infamous Tequila Worm

    3 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*

  • My Adventure in Colorado
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    My Adventure in Colorado

    3 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?

    3 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 why...

  • Orville Redenbacher Biography
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    Orville Redenbacher Biography

    19 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 Christmas?
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    What's the Deal with Christmas?

    5 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

    15 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 today. Times...

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

    5 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.

  • 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

    6 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...

  • The (Oldest) Most Original Tomato Soup Recipe
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    The (Oldest) Most Original Tomato Soup Recipe

    6 months ago

    Tomato soup was a common item found on the household menu when I was a child. However, since then, I have come across the (oldest) most original tomato soup recipe on the Internet. After careful research & comparisons...

  • The Original Caesar Dressing Recipe
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    The Original Caesar Dressing Recipe

    3 months ago

    This is the original Caesar dressing recipe. You will not only know who came up with this marvelous concoction, but where it was discovered and why it was so important to create.

  • Stuffed Cabbage From the Old Country
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    Stuffed Cabbage From the Old Country

    6 months ago

    Stuffed cabbage is one of my favorite meals. A full serving of stuffed cabbage with a side of mashed potatoes and I'm good. I love everybody's stuffed cabbage, but I really LOVED my grandma's secret chicken stuffed...

  • A Totally Vintage Meatloaf Recipe
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    A Totally Vintage Meatloaf Recipe

    4 months ago

    When I discovered a scribbled-on scrap of paper in an antique dresser's drawer, little did I know I had found my ticket to a truly awe-inspiring meatloaf.

  • Secret BBQ Sauce Recipe for Beer Boiled Chicken Wings
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    Secret BBQ Sauce Recipe for Beer Boiled Chicken Wings

    5 months ago

    - This is the perfect sauce that was intended for use with Beer Boiled Chicken Wings. The chicken water came from the outstanding recipe "Chicken Mashed Potatoes".

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

    5 months 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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