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Jeremy has been an Internet based writer for the past seven years.
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College Student Returns $690 Million Check

Because his late father was an Air Force veteran, 22-year-old Allen Smith gets a check from the VA every month. The $650 helps pay his college expenses but, like many students, he could always use some more.

He got a lot more earlier this month, when he opened his VA check and was staring right at the staggering sum of $690 million.

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Man Wins Roach-Eating Contest, Then Dies

When faced with eating something really disgusting—like, say, a cockroach—one strategy would be to think to yourself, "At least this won't kill me," before chowing down.

That technique wouldn't have worked, however, for Edward Archbold. On Friday, the 32-year-old entered a roach-eating contest at Ben Siegel Reptile Store in Deerfield Beach, Florida, and won after devouring "dozens" of three-inch discoid roaches in a four-minute time period.

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Military Dad Surprises Family In Front of 85,000 at College Football Game

When Tammy Faile and her two children were chosen as the military family of the game for South Carolina's match up Saturday against the University of Georgia, they probably expected some sort of message from their husband and father Sgt. First Class Scott Faile, who is stationed in South Korea.

And that's what they got at halftime, a video message on the University of South Carolina’s Williams-Brice stadium's Jumbotron.

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JetBlue Will Fly You Out of the Country If Your Candidate Loses the Election

As the Presidential campaign heads into the home stretch, expect more and more folks to pull an Alec Baldwin and declare they will be exiting the country if their favored candidate is not victorious. While people (Baldwin included) rarely ever follow through with these threats, this year JetBlue is making it a bit easier for folks to decamp to foreign soil if their guy suffers electoral defeat.

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