JY3502 profile image77

John Young (JY3502)

Joined 10 years ago from Florence, South Carolina

  • 933
  • 314
  • 18
  • How People Use Defense Mechanisms

    How People Use Defense Mechanisms

    2 years ago

    There are many ways to escape stress. Some take the form of defense mechanisms. Others use sports, hobbies, travel, reading, movies and a host of other activities for short-term release.

  • What Are Personal Boundaries?

    What Are Personal Boundaries?

    2 years ago

    Boundaries are safety zones we place around ourselves and family. They let us form healthy relationships and permit others to understand how they should behave.

  • Defining Aggressive Behavior

    Defining Aggressive Behavior

    2 years ago

    Aggression is action motivated by angry emotions or hostile intentions, inflicting pain, intimidation, or emotional suffering on others. Acts of aggression intentionally cause pain or harm to others.

  • Coping With Conflict and Confrontation

    Coping With Conflict and Confrontation

    2 years ago

    Conflict is painful. It brings out anger, fear, and anxiety, and most try to avoid it. However, it can be a positive experience when handled correctly. It's a natural part of an imperfect world.

  • A Christian Perspective on Being Single

    A Christian Perspective on Being Single

    2 years ago

    Many of us tend to assume single people are missing out on something.

  • Dreamland's Lilliputia, the Midget City

    Dreamland's Lilliputia, the Midget City

    4 years ago

    The pint sized community had its own parliament, beach with midget lifeguards, theatre, stables with small ponies, Chinese laundrymen and a fire department that put out purposely set fires hourly.

  • Stories of the Sand Dollar

    Stories of the Sand Dollar

    4 years ago

    Not so long ago, Children were told stories about sand dollars. They were pressed sand, or more colorfully, mermaid money. Sand dollars look like round white coins, thus their name.

  • Curse of

    Curse of "The Little Rascals"

    4 years ago

    Between 1922 and 1944 there were 221 Our Gang films produced. Out of the 176 actors who participated in the show only a handful gained star status in the comedy series. They became known as The Little Rascals beginning in the mid-1950s, when 80 of the original "talkies" were syndicated for...

  • Brief History of Personal Ads

    Brief History of Personal Ads

    8 years ago

    Surprisingly, personal ads are nothing new.They began appearing in newspapers about 300 years ago. It’s thought the first personal ad was a matrimonial advertisement appearing in a British publication July 19, 1695. In the 18th century, most...

  • Diane Downs: Martyr or Murderess?

    Diane Downs: Martyr or Murderess?

    4 years ago

    "Somebody just shot my kids!" was all Diane Downs kept screaming as emergency room staff scrambled to her assistance. Diane didn't give any answers right away, avoiding the identity of the shooter.

  • Cold Blooded Outlaw Sam Brown

    Cold Blooded Outlaw Sam Brown

    4 years ago

    Sam Brown was said to be the meanest, cold blooded killer ever to set foot in Nevada Territory. He was known to have killed between 15 to 20 odd men, some for absolutely no reason whatsoever.

  • The Outlaw

    The Outlaw "Dirty Dave" Rudabaugh

    4 years ago

    Rudabaugh was a notorious cattle rustler, stagecoach and train robber during the 1870s and 80s. He was known to have ridden with the infamous “Billy the Kid” and some say, the only man Billy ever feared.

  • Serial Killer

    Serial Killer "Arsenic Annie"

    4 years ago

    Anna Marie Hahn became the first woman to be executed by electrocution in the United States. Anna’s crime was murdering a number of elderly people with arsenic and other poisons. Her atrocious and heartless acts earned her the name of “Arsenic Annie.”

  • 9

    "Oatman Massacre" at Gila River

    4 years ago

    During the 1800's many pioneers braved the journey across the Western frontier headed for Ca. Many didn’t make it. The "Oatman Massacre" made National headlines.

  • Old West Marshals in Indian Territory

    Old West Marshals in Indian Territory

    4 years ago

    Many John Wayne fans may not be aware the character of Rooster Cogburn in “True Grit,” was based on a real person. His name was Calvin Whitson, the only one-eyed deputy marshal in Judge Parker's court. The evidence is mostly circumstantial but strongly indicates Whitson was the "real" Rooster...

  • 14

    "The Texas Eyeball Killer" Case

    8 years ago

    Charles Albright is far from being the most notorious serial killer in American history. His list of victims only includes 3 women, all known prostitutes in Dallas, TX. What makes him standout was he committed his first murder at the age of 57 and...

  • Secrets of the Lincoln Memorial

    Secrets of the Lincoln Memorial

    8 years ago

    In 1867, two years after Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, the Lincoln Memorial was commissioned. But, it would be many years before it saw completion. And not many are aware there are few mysterious speculations concerning its history along with a...

  • The Ruthless Outlaw Cullen Baker

    The Ruthless Outlaw Cullen Baker

    4 years ago

    Cullen Montgomery Baker was without a doubt, one of meanest, cold blooded killers in the Old West. He once shot and killed a black slave woman simply because he didn’t like her looks and Cullen Baker did not like black people. At least a dozen dead men were left by him and those who rode with him....

  • Early Ozark Superstitions

    Early Ozark Superstitions

    4 years ago

    The Ozark Mountains of the 1800's were full of superstitions, some still remain. Practices and daily life in these mountain communities, today might be regarded as strange.

  • Building Matchstick Models

    Building Matchstick Models

    8 months ago

    Building matchstick models is becoming an increasingly popular hobby, and it would be even more popular if people knew a little more about it.

  • Bald Faced Truth About Hairless Dogs

    Bald Faced Truth About Hairless Dogs

    4 years ago

    Hairless dogs tend to be cleaner and don’t have the annoying odor of other dogs since they don’t have hair which can trap dirt. Additionally, they require much less grooming.

  • Terrifying Tale of Slaughterhouse Canyon

    Terrifying Tale of Slaughterhouse Canyon

    4 years ago

    There are several variations to the Slaughterhouse Canyon legend. Although there are differences in the tales, the premise of the story is the same.

  • 6

    "Little Britches" and "Cattle Annie"

    4 years ago

    Cattle Annie and Little Britches are mostly forgotten in western history, but not in Oklahoma and Indian Territories. There, they were thee two most famous female outlaws ever to strap on a six gun.

  • The Old West Wagon Trains

    The Old West Wagon Trains

    4 years ago

    Life on a wagon train could be extremely harsh. These hardy souls arose very early each morning before dawn to prepare for the day. A normal routine would be to start the fire, prepare breakfast, gather the livestock, reload the wagon and hitch up the team. Around 7:00 a.m. they headed out.

  • The Great Depression,

    The Great Depression, "Black Tuesday"

    4 years ago

    On October 29th, thereafter known as "Black Tuesday," after nearly a decade of prosperity, the United States was catapulted into economic ruin.

  • Whatever Happened to CB Radio?

    Whatever Happened to CB Radio?

    4 years ago

    CB's beccame popular during the 1970's. Partly because of the 1973 oil crisis and a nationwide 55 mph speed limit. CB’s were used to help truckers locate stations having fuel and avoiding speed traps

  • Great Internet Hoaxes: The Bonsai Kitten Prank

    Great Internet Hoaxes: The Bonsai Kitten Prank

    2 years ago

    One of the all-time great internet hoaxes was the Bonsai Kitten Hoax, where a group of MIT students set up a fake website that fooled many. The website depicted methods for growing bonsai-style kittens.

  • The Man Who Captured Geronimo

    The Man Who Captured Geronimo

    4 years ago

    Perhaps you never heard of him. He was best friends with Wyatt Earp, witnessed the gunfight at the O.K Corral, a mayor of Tombstone, Arizona and captured Geronimo without firing a single shot.

  • Mystery of the Ica Stones

    Mystery of the Ica Stones

    3 years ago

    The Ica stones are a collection of supposedly ancient rocks carved with images of dinosaurs and what seem to be people using advanced technology. The collection consists of approximately 15,000 stones of varying size…some as large as a...

  • The Puritans' Massachusetts Bay Colony

    The Puritans' Massachusetts Bay Colony

    4 years ago

    The Massachusetts Bay Colony was an English settlement on the New England coast of North America in the early 1600’s. It was formed by Puritan settlers fleeing religious persecution in England around what is known today as the cities of Boston and Salem.

  • Fort Courage, Home Of F-Troop

    Fort Courage, Home Of F-Troop

    7 years ago

    Fort Courage is a modern Trading Post just off of Interstate 40 in Houck, Arizona that was inspired by the television show F-Troop. Supposedly, the Fort Courage Trading Post is the "Home of F Troop" from the 60's TV series. However, the entire show was actually shot on the Warner Brother’s back lot...

  • How to Get Along With Southerners

    How to Get Along With Southerners

    4 years ago

    I guess you could classify me as a Yankee “transplant”. Where I live, that’s the term southern folks use to describe outsiders who come to stay.

  • Should Parents Spank Their Children?

    Should Parents Spank Their Children?

    4 years ago

    Although it was the accepted norm of earlier times, many self proclaimed experts question the effectiveness of spanking. Some view it as a barbaric anachronism left over from an unenlightened era.


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://maven.io/company/pages/privacy

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)