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40 Year Old Twinkie Still Looks Like a Twinkie

 

It was in 1976 when then-chemistry teacher Roger Bennatti at George Stevens Academy in Blue Hill, Maine started a four decade long unscientific study on Twinkies.

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Sarah Celebrates Her 6 Month Zipperversary And Discovers She’s A Google Sensation

I can not believe it was 6 months ago that I underwent a 10 1/2 hour surgery to help reduce the symptoms from Chiari Malformation.  I had a posterior fossa decompression and a craniocervial fusion...say what??  I had a brain lift and my head screwed on straight.  But...what excites me more today is that I'm a Google Star!

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Maine Civil War Vets Ashes Returning to Maine

 

Civil War veteran Jewett Williams’ ashes begin a motorcycle trip home to Maine. Williams died in an Oregon asylum, and the Patriot Guard Riders are bringing his remains to be buried in Togus National Cemetery.

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Natallia Hudyma, Thinkstock

20 Years Ago Injured Kerri Strug Helped The USA Olympic Gymnastic Team Win The GOLD

I can not believe this was 20 years ago.  I remember this, like it was yesterday.  You could hear the crowd go wild all across the globe, as Kerri put the 'Strug' in 'struggle', to do one last vault to help her team win the gold!  Watch her performance:

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Instagram via @holliss_bboy_skillitt

The Local Folklore Behind This West Paris Waterfall Casts a Violent Light on a Beautiful Place

Perhaps the popularity of this spot stems not from it's size or utility, but from the two-centuries old local folklore of how it earned it's name.

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Photo By: Renee Nelson
Photo By: Renee Nelson

Togus VA Rings In 150th Anniversary This November

Togus VA in Chelsea, Maine is celebrating its 150th anniversary come November! Togus has not only been around for 150 years, but was actually the nation's first Veterans Home ever established...

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Photo By: Jen Stanley
Photo By: Jen Stanley

The History Behind The Statues Of Augusta

I've been a resident of Sidney, Maine my whole life and strangely enough I've never once noticed statues in Augusta. Whether I was determined to get where I was going or the rotary always seemed too complicated to not focus all of my effort on, I never noticed memorials and monuments directly next to it. Along with the monuments at the rotary, I was told there are a couple outside of the museum as well. I figured I should brush up on my history and take a visit to find out what these works of art were all about.

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Five Fun Facts About The State Of Maine

Taken from VisitMaine.net, I gathered up the facts I found most interesting about Maine.

1. The first naval battle of the Revolutionary War was fought in Machias in 1775...

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The Story Of The Allagash Abductions

This is a case that Mulder and Scully would love to take on, it's the story of the Allagash Abductions. These took place 40 years ago in the summer of 1976.

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Do You Have One Of These In Your Cupboard? Sarah Wants It!

When I was a little girl, I had a tupperware cup.  It was, maybe 4oz, brown and I referred to it as my 'chocolate cup'.  It was my favorite cup to drink out of.  I had it for years...well, it felt like years but it was probably more like 4 years.  But, tragedy struck and my poor poor chocolate cup was melted on the stove.  

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