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Carlin Becker

Carlin Becker is an Associate Content Editor at Rare. She is a 2014 graduate of James Madison University with a degree in English and two writing-related minors. After graduating, she briefly worked in marketing before taking up writing full-time. She has written for Red Alert Politics and Elite Daily and has lent her time to the Network of enlightened Women and Virginia for Johnson/Weld 2016.


Guy lets black widow spider crawl all over his bare hands just to see if it would bite him Caught on video Guy lets black widow spider crawl all over his bare hands just to see if it would bite him , Rare Staff 1:17pm, June 23
Johnny Depp admits his joke about killing President Trump “will be horrible,” then tells it anyway Caught on video Johnny Depp admits his joke about killing President Trump “will be horrible,” then tells it anyway , Rare Staff 9:34pm, June 22
Actress Olivia Wilde’s biggest (and cutest) fan just can’t wait to watch her Broadway debut Rare People Actress Olivia Wilde’s biggest (and cutest) fan just can’t wait to watch her Broadway debut , Rare Staff 4:54pm, June 22
Following the late singer’s tragic passing, Chris Cornell’s fans have been given one last music video Rare People Following the late singer’s tragic passing, Chris Cornell’s fans have been given one last music video , Rare Staff 4:36pm, June 22
Facing dozens of claims himself, Bill Cosby will teach others how to avoid sexual assault accusations Rare People Facing dozens of claims himself, Bill Cosby will teach others how to avoid sexual assault accusations , Rare Staff 4:33pm, June 22
A hungry New Zealand fur seal ripped a giant octopus to shreds during this fight to the death Around the world A hungry New Zealand fur seal ripped a giant octopus to shreds during this fight to the death , Rare Staff 2:51pm, June 22
A motorcyclist drove up to Trump protesters lying in the middle of the road and just kept going Caught on video A motorcyclist drove up to Trump protesters lying in the middle of the road and just kept going , Rare Staff 1:12pm, June 22
The Rock causes a traffic jam by stopping in the middle of the road to take a selfie with an excited fan Rare People The Rock causes a traffic jam by stopping in the middle of the road to take a selfie with an excited fan , Rare Staff 8:54pm, June 21
Prince Harry recalls the painful experience of walking behind his mother’s coffin at her funeral The Royal Family Prince Harry recalls the painful experience of walking behind his mother’s coffin at her funeral , Rare Staff 4:39pm, June 21
This paddleboarder wasn’t prepared when a giant squid tried to climb aboard for a ride Caught on video This paddleboarder wasn’t prepared when a giant squid tried to climb aboard for a ride , Rare Staff 2:38pm, June 21
A Miami Uber driver didn’t commit any traffic violations, but she was still fined for this bizarre reason Across the U.S.A. A Miami Uber driver didn’t commit any traffic violations, but she was still fined for this bizarre reason , Rare Staff 1:53pm, June 21
Heartbreaking video shows Philando Castile’s fiancée and her daughter crying just after he was killed Caught on video Heartbreaking video shows Philando Castile’s fiancée and her daughter crying just after he was killed , Rare Staff 1:26pm, June 21
Carrie Fisher’s siblings issue statements in response to the late actress’s toxicology report Rare People Carrie Fisher’s siblings issue statements in response to the late actress’s toxicology report , Rare Staff 9:43pm, June 20
Three-time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis makes a huge announcement about his acting career Rare People Three-time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis makes a huge announcement about his acting career , Rare Staff 9:17pm, June 20
Chris Cornell’s daughters and widow pen tear-jerking letters to the late singer after Father’s Day Rare People Chris Cornell’s daughters and widow pen tear-jerking letters to the late singer after Father’s Day , Rare Staff 5:34pm, June 20
A man will spend two years behind bars after he risked a baby’s life for a Facebook picture What's wrong with people A man will spend two years behind bars after he risked a baby’s life for a Facebook picture , Rare Staff 4:41pm, June 20
When police were notified of a shoplifting incident at Walmart, it was Batman who answered the call Across the U.S.A. When police were notified of a shoplifting incident at Walmart, it was Batman who answered the call , Rare Staff 3:52pm, June 20
A veteran flying two American flags in his yard is heartbroken after being ordered to take one down Across the U.S.A. A veteran flying two American flags in his yard is heartbroken after being ordered to take one down , Rare Staff 2:57pm, June 20
A cast member from one of the funniest movies of all time has died at the age of 63 Rare People A cast member from one of the funniest movies of all time has died at the age of 63 , Rare Staff 7:01pm, June 17
Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez take their blossoming relationship to the City of Love Rare People Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez take their blossoming relationship to the City of Love , Rare Staff 6:40pm, June 17
This 9-year-old girl’s rendition of Celine Dion’s “My Heart Will Go On” is truly stunning Rare People This 9-year-old girl’s rendition of Celine Dion’s “My Heart Will Go On” is truly stunning , Rare Staff 6:16pm, June 17
New dad Ryan Lochte gets his very first Father’s Day present from his fiancee and newborn son Rare People New dad Ryan Lochte gets his very first Father’s Day present from his fiancee and newborn son , Rare Staff 5:30pm, June 17
One scary moment during the Queen’s birthday parade nearly put an end to the whole celebration Rare People One scary moment during the Queen’s birthday parade nearly put an end to the whole celebration , Rare Staff 4:55pm, June 17
Serena Williams takes a relaxing vacation to France as she inches closer to her first baby’s arrival Rare People Serena Williams takes a relaxing vacation to France as she inches closer to her first baby’s arrival , Rare Staff 4:05pm, June 17
The first family heads to Camp David for the first time for a Father’s Day weekend getaway Rare People The first family heads to Camp David for the first time for a Father’s Day weekend getaway , Rare Staff 2:32pm, June 17
Bill Cosby’s wife immediately tore into the DA and the judge after the mistrial was declared Rare People Bill Cosby’s wife immediately tore into the DA and the judge after the mistrial was declared , Rare Staff 12:29pm, June 17
Prince George and Princess Charlotte nearly stole the show during the Queen’s birthday parade The Royal Family Prince George and Princess Charlotte nearly stole the show during the Queen’s birthday parade , Rare Staff 12:03pm, June 17
Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her “official” birthday with the annual Trooping the Colour parade The Royal Family Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her “official” birthday with the annual Trooping the Colour parade , Rare Staff 11:16am, June 17
Carrie Fisher’s daughter and brother react to the new coroner’s report detailing her cause of death Rare People Carrie Fisher’s daughter and brother react to the new coroner’s report detailing her cause of death , Rare Staff 10:34am, June 17
Coroner releases a new report on Carrie Fisher’s cause of death, and things were worse than we thought Rare People Coroner releases a new report on Carrie Fisher’s cause of death, and things were worse than we thought , Rare Staff 9:46pm, June 16