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Like A Tablet…But On Your Skin! [VIDEO]

Shut the front door!!  I knew it was a matter of time before we would have something like this.  It really is amazing how far we've come in our lifetime.  I can only imagine how things will be for my grand-kids...or even theirs.

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Category: Offbeat, Technology
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Handout, Getty Images

Rope Used to Hang Saddam Hussein Up For Auction

Many served during the Iraq War; I know a lot of soldiers from Maine who were there. Saddam Hussein, who was the president of Iraq for more than 23 years, was captured and hanged for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of his own people.

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Sarah's Tat

Sarah Got A Tattoo!!

I can't believe I finally got a tattoo.  Years and years, I have always wanted to get one.  I finally mustered up the courage and got one.  Call it a midlife crisis or just wanting something sentimental engraved into my body, either way, I have no regrets.

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Category: Lifestyle, Offbeat
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Are You Planning On Seeing 50 Shades Of Grey This Weekend?

50 Shades of Grey hasn't even hit the theaters yet, and already has record breaking ticket sales.  Surely, that has Anastasia Steel biting her bottom lip and saying "holy crap."  But, if you are hoping to see this steamy flick this weekend...my advice to you is to purchase your tickets now.  Of course, if you still can.

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Category: Movies, Offbeat
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David Silverman, Getty Images

The First and Last Sardine Factories in Maine

The first sardine factory in Maine was opened on February 9, 1876 in Eastport. The Wolff & Reesing Cannery was the first in America to can sardine, before that, sardine were imported from Europe.

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Peter Macdiamid, Getty Images

Rare Monkey Eaten By Otters at Zoo

Not something you hear about every day, a group of otters eating a monkey at a zoo. A rare golden tamarin monkey at the Bristol Zoo in England fell into the otter’s lake and got trapped in a drainage value and then was eaten by the otters.

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Category: Offbeat
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Brandy Clark and Dwight Yoakam Perform ‘Hold My Hand’ at the 2015 Grammy Awards

Country newcomer Brandy Clark teamed up with veteran Dwight Yoakam to perform her beautiful ballad, 'Hold My Hand,' at the 2015 Grammy Awards.

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Sean Gallup, Getty Images

Auburn Student Eating Bugs For Every Meal

An Auburn University student decided to take on the challenge of eating bugs for every meal for a month. Cam Brantley-Rios is trying to bring awareness as to how good bugs are for you. He says crickets and worms are high in protein but low in fat not to mention they have a low carbon footprint.

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Marvel Reacts to James Gunn’s Idea For ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2’: “Whoa, That’s Risky”

Not much is known about ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2’ yet, and that’s just the way Marvel wants it. But, just because we know nothing about ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2’ doesn’t mean that Marvel knows nothing about it. Director James Gunn said he sat down with the studio to detail his vision for the upcoming superhero sequel, and their reaction was, “Whoa. That’s risky.”

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People Helping People…A Thing Of The Past?

I encountered a situation last Thursday that continues to weigh heavy on my brain.  It was morning and I was on my way into work.  It was early and snowing.  On route 17, I came across a pick-up truck stuck in a snowbank.  It was dark and as I approached it and saw that the occupants were alone, I began to slow down to offer them help.  That's what I should do, right?

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Category: Offbeat, Opinion

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