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Alive or Dead? You Be The Judge… 15 Famous People Rumored To Be Alive After They Were Reported Dead

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There are many celebrities who have been rumored to be alive after they were reported dead, either because of false reports, hoaxes, rumors or conspiracy theories. 

You be the judge…. Are they really alive or dead as claimed?

Elvis Presley

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The King of Rock and Roll is one of the most famous examples of people who are believed to be alive by some fans, despite his official death in 1977. Some claim that he faked his death to escape fame or danger, and that he has been spotted in various places over the years.

Tupac Shakur

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The influential rapper and actor was shot and killed in 1996, but some fans believe that he survived and went into hiding. Some cite alleged clues in his songs, photos or sightings as evidence that he is still alive.

Michael Jackson

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The King of Pop died in 2009 from a drug overdose, but some fans refuse to accept his death and believe that he staged it to escape his troubles or to prepare for a comeback. Some claim that he has been seen in disguise or that his body double was buried instead.

Adolf Hitler

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The Nazi dictator and one of the most evil men in history committed suicide in 1945, but some conspiracy theorists believe that he escaped and lived in hiding in various countries, such as Argentina, Brazil or Japan. Some claim that there is no conclusive evidence of his death or that his body was replaced by a double.

Amelia Earhart

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The pioneering aviator and the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the globe. Her fate remains a mystery, but some believe that she survived and lived under a different name, or that she was captured by the Japanese.

D.B. Cooper

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The mysterious hijacker who parachuted from a plane with $200,000 in ransom money was never caught or identified. Some believe that he survived the 1971 jump and lived a normal life under an alias, or that he died and his body was never found.

Jim Morrison

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The charismatic lead singer of The Doors died in 1971 from a heart attack, but some fans believe that he faked his death to escape fame or legal troubles. Some claim that he moved to Africa or Paris and lived as a poet or a recluse.

Paul McCartney

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The legendary Beatles member is alive and well at 79 years old, but some conspiracy theorists believe that he died in 1966 and was replaced by a look-alike and sound-alike. Some claim that there are clues in the Beatles’ songs or album covers that reveal the truth.

Andy Kaufman

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The comedian and actor known for his eccentric and unpredictable performances died in 1984 from lung cancer, but some fans believe that he faked his death as part of a prank or a performance art. Some claim that he has been spotted in various places or that he will reveal himself someday.

Steve Jobs

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The co-founder and CEO of Apple died in 2011 from pancreatic cancer, but some conspiracy theorists believe that he is still alive and hiding somewhere. Some cite alleged photos or videos of him in Egypt, Brazil or India as evidence that he is still alive.

Bruce Lee

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The martial arts legend and actor died in 1973 from a cerebral edema, but some fans believe that he survived and went into hiding. Some claim that he faked his death to escape the Triads (the Hong Kong based organized crime group), who wanted to kill him for revealing their secrets, or that he became a Shaolin monk.

Princess Diana

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The beloved princess and humanitarian died in 1997 from injuries sustained in a car crash in Paris, but some conspiracy theorists believe that she was murdered by the British royal family or other powerful forces. Some claim that she is still alive and living under a new identity, or that she was pregnant with Dodi Fayed’s child at the time of her death.

Jeffrey Epstein

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The financier and convicted sex offender died in 2019 from an apparent suicide in his jail cell, but some conspiracy theorists believe that he was murdered by his powerful associates or that he escaped with the help of his connections. Some claim that he is still alive and hiding in Israel, Argentina or Russia.

Jesse James

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The notorious outlaw, and leader of the James-Younger Gang, died in 1882 from a gunshot wound inflicted by Robert Ford, one of his gang members. However, some historians and descendants believe that he faked his death and lived under various aliases until 1951. Some claim that he was buried in Granbury, Texas, instead of Kearney, Missouri.

Paul Walker

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The actor and star of the Fast and Furious franchise died in 2013 from injuries sustained in a car crash in California, but some conspiracy theorists believe that he faked his death and went into hiding. Some cite alleged photos or videos of him alive or discrepancies in his autopsy report as evidence that he is still alive.

So…. what do you think? Are Jim Morrison, Elvis and Michael Jackson hanging out somewhere playing music and laughing that they escaped the limelight?

6 Gas Station Chains With Food So Good It’s Worth Driving Out Of Your Way For

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We scoured the Internet to see what people had to say about gas station food. If you think the only things available are wrinkled hotdogs of indeterminate age, and day-glow slushies, we’ve got great, tasty news for you. Whether it ends up being part of a regular routine, or your only resource on a long car trip, we have the food info you need. Let’s look at 6 gas stations that folks can’t get enough of and see what they have for you to eat. Read 6 Gas Station Chains With Food So Good It’s Worth Driving Out Of Your Way For

18 of the World’s Deadliest Foods: How Many Are You Eating?

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Whether you eat to live, or live to eat, let’s make sure you live to see another day! These are some of the world’s deadliest foods. They can bring on extreme symptoms, ranging from paralysis to seizures, choking and even death, so don’t go tucking these into your lunchbox. Click for 18 of the World’s Deadliest Foods: How Many Are You Eating?

10 Of The Worst Tasting Drinks People Pretend To Like

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Hold onto your taste buds, because we’re about to embark on a flavor-filled adventure through the realm of beverages! Sure, we all need water to survive, but let’s be real – drinks are so much more than just basic hydration. Recently, the question of which beverages people secretly think taste awful sparked a fiery debate. Boozy elixirs, non-alcoholic refreshments, and everything in between were thrown into the mix. Brace yourself as we unveil the truth behind the drinks we pretend to love. Get ready for a wild ride of taste revelations! Read 10 Of The Worst Tasting Drinks People Pretend To Like

14 Of The Craziest Hacks People Use Mayonnaise For – Even In The Bedroom!

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After you click through this slide show you will never look at a jar of mayo the same way again. Trust us. Click for 14 Of The Craziest Hacks People Use Mayonnaise For – Even In The Bedroom!

Take Back Control: How to Identify and Tackle Medical Gaslighting

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What is medical gaslighting? Medical gaslighting refers to a situation in which healthcare providers dismiss or diminish the symptoms that an individual is experiencing, attempting to persuade them that the symptoms are attributed to an alternative cause or are mere figments of their imagination. Medical gaslighting can leave you questioning your own experience. And at worse can lead to undiagnosed serious illness.

Learn the signs and the ways in which you can take back control if this happens to you. Read: Take Back Control: How to Identify and Tackle Medical Gaslighting

Don’t Fall For These 17 Foods That Pretend To Be Healthy

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Have you heard the term “Dr. Google”? That’s when you turn to search engines and the Internet to provide health and medical information – and unless you know how to vet sources, it is a mine field of faulty information. Here are 17 foods that you might have heard are “healthy”, but we have the whole story. PS: the moment a food becomes a trend, research carefully. We’re looking at you bulletproof coffee!

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17 Of The Most Expensive Foods In The World: Would You Pay This Much To Eat Any Of These?

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These days our food budget is not going very far, even for everyday foods. And yet, there are still those who seek out extravagant foods, regardless of price. I guess we can live vicariously through these pictures. Maybe someday someone will bestow a 4-pound white truffle upon us, but until then, this will have to suffice.

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19 Of The World’s Most Overrated Foods

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We have foods we love, and those we won’t touch. We all have our own likes and dislikes, but what are the most overrated foods? That was the question posed on this Reddit thread by Even_Cause_3478. There were a lot of opinions. Some made sense to us, and some were things we had never thought of before!

What is the most overrated food in your opinion?

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Miracle at 30,000 Feet: What Happens When a Baby is Born During a Flight?

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Have you ever wondered What Happens If You Give Birth On a Plane? Who delivers the baby? Where do you deliver the baby? What is the child’s citizenship, and do they get free trips for life?

Is Cash Still King In Your Life? 13 Reasons People Still Carry Cash

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Cash. It never used to be controversial, but these days it appears that there are those on both sides of the coin (so to speak). For those of us of a certain age we can remember our mothers always telling us to keep a $20 bill in our shoe or bra, in case of emergencies. Now many of us struggle to find a coin to put in the meter.

Cash lovers, and those who never carry it. What’s the reasoning, either way? A Redditor was thinking the same thing, and asked the question, Do You Still Carry Cash? These are the answers they got. Read Is Cash Still King In Your Life? 13 Reasons People Still Carry Cash