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The Curious Case of Hermits for Hire

The Curious Case of Hermits for Hire

Author: Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader / Source: Today I Found Out What do millionaires do to show off their wealth? Some buy exotic pets, big houses, or fancy cars. But 300 years ago, a fad erupted among wealthy Brits to buy people—not to make them...

Podcast Episode 149: The North Pond Hermit

Podcast Episode 149: The North Pond Hermit

Source: Futility Closet Image: Flickr Without any forethought or preparation, Christopher Knight walked into the Maine woods in 1986 and lived there in complete solitude for the next 27 years, subsisting on what he was able to steal from local cabins. In this week’s...

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