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Which turtles do you like better?
Which turtles do you like better?

TMNT – Take Our Poll – Then Vs. Now

Turtles in a half shell...turtle power!  Cowabunga Dude!  The big box stores are all about the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles since the recent release of their new movie: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Out of the Shadows.  I saw a display over the weekend that was selling TMNT movies...the older version along with the new updated version of the turtles.  It got me thinking...

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Category: Movies, Offbeat, Opinion, Poll
Ted talk on paper towel usage, youtube.com
Ted talk on paper towel usage, youtube.com

How to Use Fewer Paper Towels and Still Have Clean Dry Hands!

Paper towels! So easy to use, but how to use fewer paper towels AND still get your hands clean? Check out this video.

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Bangor Daily News
Bangor Daily News

VIDEO: The Famous 40-Year-Old Maine Twinkie

Ever wonder if a Twinkie really had a decades-long shelf life? Wonder no more. Here's the proof.

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Category: Newsletter, Offbeat
Andreas Rentz, Getty Images
Andreas Rentz, Getty Images

Support Local Farmers By Shopping At Farmer’s Markets In Central Maine

With summer rolling on, local farmer's markets are popping up again all throughout Maine! Let's work to support these local farmers by giving back to our communities and eating fresher products...

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Maine Highways Ain’t So Bad

Having traveled from Maine to Pennsylvania recently I have to say some of the best highways I travels on where right here in Maine.

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Sunburn Fail
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10 Ways To Soothe A Sunburn

I have a sunburn.  After spending 2 glorious days in the sunshine, I burned my skin, I sure did.  But, as a 37-year-old adult, I can't complain.  I should have known better.  I do know better.  I should have put on sunblock, sat in the shade and avoided the sun.  But it was hard to do and toasted my delicate fair skin.  So, now I'm out searching for ways to soothe the ouch a bit.  

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Mainers Google Search These Dad-Related Things The Most

We hope you enjoyed your Father's Day. Maybe you treated Dad to a barbecue or even bought him a nice gift. Maybe you even used Google to research a gift idea for Dad. Estately.com researched what each of the U.S. states Google searched more than any of the other states. So what do Mainers Google search the most when it comes to Dad related things?

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Justin Sullivan, Getty images
Justin Sullivan, Getty images

No Red Lobster in Maine But Popular Elsewhere Thanks to Beyonce

 

You may or may not know there are no Red Lobsters in Maine. There used to be but not anymore. Why would go to Red Lobster in Maine when you can go down the corner and buy fresh lobster a lot cheaper.

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It's a pillow
It's a pillow

Check Out The Father’s Day Gift Sarah Had Made For Her Husband

It's so hard to get the perfect gift for that special dad.  I wanted to share this sooner, but then the secret would have been revealed and it wouldn't have been a surprise.  Now you can see this great idea AND maybe do it for a birthday or another special occasion.  I took a very special t-shirt and had it turned into a pillowcase that fits a Euro pillow.  

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The Most Popular States to Visit in America: Does Maine Make The List?

Is the title of vacationland misleading?

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