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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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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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Columbia/Chrysler

Portable Music: The Early Years – A Turntable For Your Car

We are all so accustomed to being able to take our music with us wherever we go that the thought of being without it, may come as a shock to the 'youngsters' out there. 'Tis true, we weren't always as mobile with our sounds as we are now, but that didn't mean the idea wasn't there

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Billie Weiss, Getty Images

Tom Brady Faces a $60,500 Tax Bill

Winning the Super Bowl MVP isn’t all that it’s crack up to be. Not when you find out you have to pay the IRS for the privilege of winning. Tom Brady of the New England Patriots won Super Bowl 49’s MVP award and now faces $60,500 tax bill.

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images

Man Doesn’t See Whale Because of Cell Phone

People are really into their phones these days, texting and taking photos (or selfies) seems to be the things that distract them. They are so into their phones they often miss things that are going on around them. Check out this video and you’ll see what I mean:

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Jerod Harris, Getty Images

Game of Thrones Villain Breaks 1,000 Year old Viking Record

The villain known as ‘The Mountain’ on game of Thrones, Hafthor Bjornsson, has been declared as the world’s strongest man. During the World’s Strongest ‘Viking’ competition he broke a 1,000 year old record.

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