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Sneezing is Good For You

If you ever walk out into the sun on a nice bright day a sneeze, that is called ‘photic’, you are a "light sneezer" and that you can blame on your parents because it is an inherited trait with one in three people doing so.

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Diaper Derby
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A New Trend Called Elimination Communication Means a Diaper-Free Baby

It’s called "Elimination Communication", which refers to a method of potty training children diaper-free. It’s a way to save money from buying diapers and it also helps in the over-stuffing of landfills and keeps babies from developing diaper rash. The idea of EC is to train children to go potty, in the potty, sink and toilet; behind parked cars, wherever and whenever the child has to go, while never wearing a diaper.

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Kris McCabe
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Rangers From ‘North Woods Law’ Participating in Oakland 5K

Two of your favorite Maine Forest Rangers will be participating in the Pappa's 5K Run/Walk happening Saturday at Messalonskee High School. North Woods Law is a popular televsion on Animal Planet that features Maine Forest Rangers just doing their job...and the country loves it!

Officers Kris McCabe and David Ross will do the run! They'll sign autographs after.

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Quinn Rooney, Getty Images

We Love Them, But Computers + Smart Phones are Changing Our Brains + Lives

Gosh, we love them: our smartphones, tablets, and computers. We are linked in and most of the time loving it!  Do you ever wonder about the impact of these devices to our lives and our bodies? There an impact and it is can really change the way you think. I mean that literally. 

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Category: Health, Lifestyle
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Disgusting Ingredients That Aren’t on the Label

Here are some things you are eating but don’t know about because they are not on the ingredients panel on the items you buy. The ‘cochineal beetle’ is used to make red food dye, so if you ever ate tomato products, cherries or jams, you also ate beetles. ‘Beaver anal glands’ or ‘castoreum’, a mixture of anal secretion and urine, is used in vanilla and raspberry flavors and some perfumes.

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Giant African Snail
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Giant African Sanils Invade South Florida

Its bad enough Florida is dealing with a huge population of wild pythons, now in South Florida they are dealing with a new problem, giant African snails. The snails can eat through almost anything including stucco, hard plastic recycling bins and their shells are hard enough to blow-out a vehicle tire if run over.

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Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Andy Capwell’s Struggle To Quit Diet Soda

It's been almost two weeks since I had my last drink of diet soda. Let me backtrack a little on why I am trying to stop drinking diet soda, actually soda all together. About a year ago, my weight loss had got to its low point. I had dropped over 70 pounds and was feeling good.

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‘March for Babies’ + Support the March of Dimes in Walks Throughout Central Maine

It's time again to 'March for Babies' and support the March of Dimes. When you walk, you give hope to the more than half a million babies born too soon each year. The money you raise supports programs in your community that help moms have healthy, full-term pregnancies and it funds research to find answers to the problems that threaten our babies.

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‘What’s Wrong With Guys Hugging Hello?’ — Tiki Barber’s Take

Former NFL star Tiki Barber is here to give some advice on just about anything men want to know. This week, Tiki takes on "bro hugs", tipping, guy's weekends and ideas to kill some time.

Category: Health, Sports
Waffle House Waitress Saves Life
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Quick-Thinking Waffle House Waitress Saves Diabetic Customer’s Life

The food at Waffle House may not prolong your life, but the help sure will.

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Category: Food, Health, Offbeat

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