Kellen Perry

Kellen Perry

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Kellen Perry is a writer, editor, actor, producer, and graphic designer. He writes about television, current events, history, music, art, video games, food, literature, geography, and science for Ranker, Ranker InsightsGrunge, All That is Interesting, and anyone else that will have him. Kellen previously worked in broadcast news as an executive producer, editor, reporter, and anchor for FOX 26 KNPN in St. Joseph, MO. He has a BIS in English/Theater and an MAA in Integrated Media (thesis pending) from Missouri Western State University.

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  1. 18 Surprising and Revealing Facts About Charlie Chaplin

    18 Surprising and Revealing Facts About Charlie Chaplin

    Charlie Chaplin might just be one of the most famous people that ever lived. Young whippersnappers today might not know who he is, but the silent film legend had a ...
  2. 8 Facts About Prehistoric Sex That Show the Ways We Have - and Haven't - Evolved

    8 Facts About Prehistoric Sex That Show the Ways We Have - and Haven't - Evolved

    What was prehistoric sex like? How can we even know? Researchers use several methods to make educated guesses about the sex lives of prehistoric folk, ...
  3. How Phantom Limbs Can Trick Your Body in the Weirdest Ways

    How Phantom Limbs Can Trick Your Body in the Weirdest Ways

    When Royal Navy officer and British national hero Lord Nelson lost his arm in battle in 1797, he considered his "phantom limb pain" to be ...
  4. 7 Fascinating Facts About the Hanging Coffins of the Philippines

    7 Fascinating Facts About the Hanging Coffins of the Philippines

    There's a tribe in northern Philippines called the Igorot that traditionally bury their dead in so-called "hanging coffins" on a cliff near the ...
  5. 10 Surprising Reasons Why Humans Have Fingernails

    10 Surprising Reasons Why Humans Have Fingernails

    Have you ever looked down at your hands (perhaps while they were being painted in a nail salon) and thought: why do we have nails? One of the mysteries of ...
  6. Famous Misers and How They Lived

    Famous Misers and How They Lived

    Most people have met at least one miser in their lifetime. You know the type: no matter how rich they may be, they hoard their money and spend as little of it ...
  7. 12 Bizarre Facts About The Druids, The Prehistoric Hippies That History Forgot

    12 Bizarre Facts About The Druids, The Prehistoric Hippies That History Forgot

    The Druids were either an intellectual class or priestly class of Celts living in Gaul (a region that encompassed the majority of Western Europe and the British ...
  8. +vote 25 Adorable Pets Cleverly Dressed as Pokemon

    25 Adorable Pets Cleverly Dressed as Pokemon

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    What, you thought the Internet didn't have pictures of cute pets dressed as Pokemon? You must be new here. Pet Pokemon costumes make perfect sense, guys, as this ...
  9. 10 Ingenious Ways Booze Was Hidden During Prohibition

    10 Ingenious Ways Booze Was Hidden During Prohibition

    Mark Twain once said, "It is the prohibition that makes anything precious." The United States learned that lesson the hard way not long after January 17, ...
  10. +vote 25 Bizarre and Disturbing Victorian Christmas Cards

    25 Bizarre and Disturbing Victorian Christmas Cards

    203 votes
    There's something inherently twisted about Victorian culture: from creepy headless photos and exhausting courtship ...
  11. 12 People Who Overcame Brutal Bullying to Find Huge Success

    12 People Who Overcame Brutal Bullying to Find Huge Success

    Many think mild bullying is just a normal part of growing up. Some successful people who were bullied relentlessly, such as comedian Chris Rock, go ...
  12. +vote Creepy Stories & Legends About Area 51

    Creepy Stories & Legends About Area 51

    531 votes
    Let's get this out of the way: officially, "Area 51" is the common name given to a remote detachment of Edwards Air Force Base in Southern Nevada ...
  13. 25 Gruesome Historical Depictions of Torture

    25 Gruesome Historical Depictions of Torture

    Are you an up-and-coming black metal band looking for free album art? Are you ready to take the next big promotional step after your photoshoot in the woods? ...
  14. 26 Haunting, Powerful Illustrations From One Soldier's World War II Sketchbook

    26 Haunting, Powerful Illustrations From One Soldier's World War II Sketchbook

    Much of World War II's history comes to us through photographs, given the medium's growth in popularity and accessibility in the 20th century. But ...
  15. +vote 30 Weird Slang Terms Old-Timey Hobos Actually Used

    30 Weird Slang Terms Old-Timey Hobos Actually Used

    8,303 votes
    Are you tired of 21st century lingo like woke, fleek, tho, adorbs, or [INSERT HOT NEW SLANG HERE]? Maybe it's time to borrow a corn liquor-soaked page from late ...
  16. 10 Real Transparent Animals That Let You Take a Peek at Their Insides

    10 Real Transparent Animals That Let You Take a Peek at Their Insides

    Ever wish you could turn invisible? These creatures almost can. There are plenty of see through animals in the world, from transparent undersea creatures with ...
  17. 18 True Size Maps That Prove Maps Have Been Lying To You

    18 True Size Maps That Prove Maps Have Been Lying To You

    Maps, by their very nature, are big fat liars. Despite what the Flat-Earthers would have you believe, the world is indeed spherical, meaning any 2-D attempt to ...
  18. Declassified CIA Maps Reveal Top Secret 20th Century Cartography

    Declassified CIA Maps Reveal Top Secret 20th Century Cartography

    To celebrate 75 years as an agency, the CIA released dozens of declassified maps in 2016 - just a sliver of "the largest collection of maps in the ...
  19. Tattoo Photographs And Trends From The 19th Century

    Tattoo Photographs And Trends From The 19th Century

    Thanks to Congress passing the "Act for the Relief and Protection of American Seamen" in 1796, historians know what American tattoos from the 19th ...
  20. 10 Eerie Ghost Towns and the Disasters That Made Them

    10 Eerie Ghost Towns and the Disasters That Made Them

    It’s always fun in a post-apocalyptic story when the survivors return to ghost towns to rummage for supplies, right? Exploring the ruins of a once-thriving place ...
  21. Crazy and Controversial Explanations for the Decrease in Crime Rates

    Crazy and Controversial Explanations for the Decrease in Crime Rates

    It’s a fact: crime rates in America, on average, dropped by one-third during the 1990s. Today, violent crime has dropped by nearly half since the early ‘90s. Half!
  22. 10 Things You Didn't Know About Your Own Face

    10 Things You Didn't Know About Your Own Face

    You'd think by the time you reach your 20s or so, you'd know everything you need to know about your face. You have a pretty good idea how it all works and how to ...
  23. 8 Times the Olympics Ruined the Economies of Host Cities

    8 Times the Olympics Ruined the Economies of Host Cities

    In a 2014 editorial in The Washington Post on the economics of the Olympics, Steve Blakely wrote, "Olympics typically lose money at taxpayer expense ...
  24. Creepy Things You Didn't Know About Radiation Poisoning

    Creepy Things You Didn't Know About Radiation Poisoning

    Radiation poisoning is just one of many horrible ways to die, but it’s particularly gruesome. Name an awful symptom: chances are, it’s something you’ll experience ...
  25. What Happens to Your Body When You're in a Falling Elevator

    What Happens to Your Body When You're in a Falling Elevator

    What happens to your body in a falling elevator? Is it even possible to survive? The good news is that modern elevator technology makes these incidents ...

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