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2019’s Nail-biting True Crime Podcasts Are Still Fresh For The New Decade

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There is a theory that true-crime podcasts are to women what World War II facts are to men. We each obsessively love consuming them. In fact, a recent study concluded that 75% of true-crime podcast listeners are women. Fortunately, 2019 did not disappoint in delivering nail-biting binge-worthy content for us to indulge in during the next school pickup line.

‘Culpable’

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When 21-year-old Christian Andreacchio was found dead from a gunshot wound in the upstairs bathroom of his home in Meridian, Mississippi, it only took investigators 45 minutes and an autopsy to rule the death as a suicide. What Culpable accomplishes in its 20 episode season breaks the case wide open.

‘Monster: The Zodiac Killer’

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With over 12 million downloads in its first two months, Monster: The Zodiac Killer takes a deep dive into the chilling cold case of the California serial killings. Featuring interviews with investigators, journalists and victims’ family members, the documentary podcast uncovers every nitty-gritty detail and promises to keep listeners hiding under their covers at night.

‘To Live And Die In LA’

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Working with private investigator Jayden Brant, journalist Neil Strauss sets out to uncover what really happened to Macedonian actress Adea Shabani when she disappeared from her Hollywood apartment in 2018. With later episodes airing details and revelations nearly in real-time, listeners get to feel what it’s like to be at the heart of an investigation.

‘Root Of Evil’

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TNT entered the podcast game with this companion piece to their I Am the Night limited series. When The Black Dahlia, Elizabeth Short, was brutally murdered in 1947 many believed George Hodel did it. Now over 70 years later, the Hodel family is opening up to reveal the dark and twisted secrets that have haunted their generations.

‘The Dropout’

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While not covering a grizzly murder or chilling disappearance, The Dropout examines a crime where truth seems almost stranger than fiction. Elizabeth Holmes set out to change the medical industry yet today stands on trial for fraud allegations. This Nightline production peels back the curtains at Theranos to reveal a story you never knew that were dying to hear.

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Time To Seal Those Deals: The Best and Worst Bargains at Costco

If anyone is hunting for a good bargain, one of their first hunting grounds should always be Costco. Where else can someone find peanut butter the size of their heads, or twenty-packs of toothpaste? But sometimes our eyes are bigger than our closets. Before the check-out counter, check out this list to see which Costco deals are worth taking home and which are best left on the shelves.

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These Are The Many Things 2000s Kids Will Never Understand

Not even the latest and greatest technology can take the place of some of these nostalgic classics. From hairstyles to frustrating tech to pet rocks, there are some experiences and true struggles that 2000s kids will never understand. So grab your pre-printed Mapquest directions, because we’re taking a trip down memory lane.

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Everyone Has Been Using These Household Items Wrong All Along

Just when we thought we had this whole “living” thing down, these helpful Internet hacks are here to show us we’ve been doing it all wrong. From the most head-scratching to the most seemingly obvious, here are all of the household items that have gone misunderstood for all of these years.

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