Rare Contributor

Jay Croft

Jay Croft is a communications consultant and freelance writer/editor living in Atlanta. He was a newspaper journalist for 20 years, from Alaska to Florida and concluding at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Contract clients include The Coca-Cola Company and Verizon, Inc. Jay enjoys fitness, music and travel. Follow Jay on Twitter and check out his blog.

These 10 songs about the weather prove musicians love the rain (and wind, and sun) Across the U.S.A. These 10 songs about the weather prove musicians love the rain (and wind, and sun) , 8:00am, August 6
9 simple, everyday beauty tips woman swear by that men should be using too Rare Life 9 simple, everyday beauty tips woman swear by that men should be using too , 8:00am, August 5
These are the 10 celebrities you should be following on social media Rare Entertainment These are the 10 celebrities you should be following on social media , 2:39pm, July 31
These 11 crazy candy flavors will make you question everything Around the world These 11 crazy candy flavors will make you question everything , 11:39am, July 29
These are the 20 most tragic, unforgettable rock ‘n’ roll deaths of all time Rare Entertainment These are the 20 most tragic, unforgettable rock ‘n’ roll deaths of all time , 6:33pm, July 27
New research tells us what go-getters and office martyrs already know Business New research tells us what go-getters and office martyrs already know , 8:00am, July 18
The world’s 10 best water parks have some unbelievably crazy slides you have to see Around the world The world’s 10 best water parks have some unbelievably crazy slides you have to see , 8:00am, July 15
These 10 crazy vanity plates will make you facepalm in traffic Across the U.S.A. These 10 crazy vanity plates will make you facepalm in traffic , 8:00am, July 14
Most sunscreens don’t work — or they contain harmful ingredients Health and medicine Most sunscreens don’t work — or they contain harmful ingredients , 8:00am, July 12
Doctors say they’ve disovered the possible cause of Alzheimer’s disease Health and medicine Doctors say they’ve disovered the possible cause of Alzheimer’s disease , 6:25pm, July 10
11 iconic places with famous names — and how they got them Across the U.S.A. 11 iconic places with famous names — and how they got them , 8:00am, July 9
These are the 10 funniest comedians you should be following on social media Rare Humor These are the 10 funniest comedians you should be following on social media , 8:00am, July 6
An unusual product will soon protect against peanut allergies Health and medicine An unusual product will soon protect against peanut allergies , 8:00am, July 5
If you have trouble sleeping, doctors find this trick solves insomnia Health and medicine If you have trouble sleeping, doctors find this trick solves insomnia , 8:00am, July 4
The names of these 10 U.S. towns are enough to make you cringe Across the U.S.A. The names of these 10 U.S. towns are enough to make you cringe , 2:52pm, June 4
History proves these are the 10 most quotable movies of all time Rare Entertainment History proves these are the 10 most quotable movies of all time , 8:00am, June 3
Furiosa of “Mad Max” and 7 other badass women who have ruled action flicks Rare Entertainment Furiosa of “Mad Max” and 7 other badass women who have ruled action flicks , 2:05pm, June 1
Rare Under 40 poll: Most Americans are pessimistic about the future, but young people say they’re more often victims of this Across the U.S.A. Rare Under 40 poll: Most Americans are pessimistic about the future, but young people say they’re more often victims of this , 10:52am, June 1
Rare Under 40 poll: There’s one thing that scares young people even more than nuclear war, Ebola or ISIS The right to privacy Rare Under 40 poll: There’s one thing that scares young people even more than nuclear war, Ebola or ISIS , 10:38am, June 1
Rare Under 40 poll: These two key factors determine whether you’re likely to trust the police Police state Rare Under 40 poll: These two key factors determine whether you’re likely to trust the police , 10:30am, June 1
Rare Under 40 poll: How young people answered these questions on race explains why we all just can’t get along Race in America Rare Under 40 poll: How young people answered these questions on race explains why we all just can’t get along , 10:22am, June 1
This is why young people think they don’t need financial advice Rare News This is why young people think they don’t need financial advice , 8:00am, May 31
This is how parents see their kids, and it’s contributing to childhood obesity Health and medicine This is how parents see their kids, and it’s contributing to childhood obesity , 8:00am, May 30
Feeling down? Try moving to one of these top 10 happiest countries in the world Around the world Feeling down? Try moving to one of these top 10 happiest countries in the world , 8:00am, May 17
Close the fridge! New study says midnight snacks raise the risk of cancer Health and medicine Close the fridge! New study says midnight snacks raise the risk of cancer , 8:00am, May 9
11 unbelievable ice cream flavors that will make you scream Rare Life 11 unbelievable ice cream flavors that will make you scream , 8:00am, May 6
7 words and phrases to LITERALLY stop saying now Rare Life 7 words and phrases to LITERALLY stop saying now , 8:00am, May 4
Warning: Facebook is making you feel bad about yourself Health and medicine Warning: Facebook is making you feel bad about yourself , 8:00am, May 3
If you’re looking for summer reading, add one of these 7 must-read classics to your list Rare Life If you’re looking for summer reading, add one of these 7 must-read classics to your list , 8:00am, May 1
You stink! But I like it — sweat can spread happiness, report says Health and medicine You stink! But I like it — sweat can spread happiness, report says , 8:00am, May 1