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Whiskey and coke

Cutting Whiskey With Diet Soda Will Get You Hammered

To the wild-eyed booze enthusiast, it is a sometimes-necessary evil to cut 80 proof whiskey with diet soda, to keep that girlish figure without having to throw your balls up over your shoulders and just do shots. Good news, friends -- it's also an efficient way to get tanked.

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Anderson and puppy

10 Crazy Things I Learned While Sick

Four days of coughing and sneezing and phlegm...I had to find other things to occupy my time.

Well, I found out 10 different things!

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Category: Comedy, Health, Lifestyle, Offbeat Tags: ,

Do You Want To Quit Facebook For A While Like Me?

There was a recent story that even though Valentine's Day is right around the corner, people are getting so fed up or frustrated with Facebook that they want to take a break from it for a while.

That's true for me! And here's why...

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Polar Bear
Getty Images, photo by Sean Gallup

Polar Bear Population 25,000 Strong + Growing

Experts have been saying for years that Global Warming was decimating the polar bear population at the Arctic Circle, but a surprising find in a new book, ‘Never Look a Polar Bear in the Eye’, shows there are more polar bears alive today than in the last 40 years.

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Ross Land, Getty Images
Ross Land, Getty Images

New Study Finds “Smart Meters” are Safe, but Still Critics Have Questions

The new independent study found that radio frequency emissions from Central Maine Power’s Smart Meters have levels of exposure that are lower that what the Federal Communications Commission say are safe! But, that is of little comfort to those who have concerns over the smart meters' safety concerns.

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Sharon Heart

The Fear of Breast Cancer

About 20 years ago, my family was living in Deltona, Florida. I was living with my sister in Fairfield. My parents had decided to move there in 1991 and they let me stay here in Maine with Wendy to finish my last year of high school.

While talking to my parents one day, my mom said she was having biopsies on the lumps they had removed from her breasts. They turned out to be benign, thank God.

Then about 10 years later, while doing a self breast exam, I found mine.

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Healthy Couple

6 Myths About Heart Disease Debunked to Keep You Healthy

February is American Heart Month, which is a good time to take stock of your ticker to make sure you’re doing all you can to remain healthy and happy.

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Category: Health, Lifestyle, Lists
Shaul Schwarz, Getty Images
Shaul Schwarz, Getty Images

Hand Washing is One of the Best Ways to Keep Healthy

I have become a total germ-a-phobe this winter. All the talk of the flu and seeing so many people with colds and 'flu-like' symptoms, well, I don’t want ANY part of that stuff!  One of the best ways to stay healthy and avoid a lot of nasty little things is simply to wash your hands.

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Christopher Furlong, Getty Images
Christopher Furlong, Getty Images

Students in Farmington Area are Getting Their Fruits +Veggies

I am very impressed. I know how easy it can be to not get your veggies and fruits.  However, recently about 85% of kids went through a lunch line at Mt. Blue High School's new food court to the salad bar to take more vegetables and fruits!

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Postal Worker

Amazingly Dedicated Woman Retires After 44 Years Without Taking a Sick Day

Deborah Ford really takes that whole “neither rain nor hail” mantra seriously.

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