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Plagiarism is an increasingly large issue in modern society, as access to other people’s information becomes more readily available. However, it’s not just students who plagiarize other people’s work. There’s a surprisingly large problem in many different areas of life. These are just a few of the many famous people who have been accused of…

Fair warning, loyal cinema fans who haven’t yet read the book: SPOILERS ABOUND BELOW. Author Suzanne Collins has pretty well spelled out that Panem, the fictional setting of her Hunger Games novels-turned-blockbusters, is a post-apocalyptic North America. And while penning the stories might make her an authority on these matters, a little between-the-lines reading makes it…

If you’re a horror fan, you’ve likely come across the word ‘creepypasta’ more than a few times. These modern-day equivalents to folklore have been circulating the world wide web for nearly a decade, gaining in popularity when The New York Times did a story on them in 2010. Many creepypastas are stand-alone stories, but there…

Julius Caesar was known to say that he preferred a victory obtained by intelligence to one obtained by force, and George Washington once wrote, “The necessity of procuring good intelligence is apparent, and need not be further urged.” Dozens of novelists and other writers have been spies or intelligence agents. They’re fascinating, mysterious people whose biographies…

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