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Getty Images, photo by Ian Waldie
Getty Images, photo by Ian Waldie

The Dark Side of the Moon is Really Turquoise not Black

According to astronomers, the dark side of the moon is not dark or black as originally thought. They say it’s really turquoise. The astronomers did studies for two years of measurements at Hawaii’s Mauna Loa observatory and used telescopes made to use two color filters and the result: turquoise.

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Getty Images, photo by, Spencer Platt
Getty Images, photo by, Spencer Platt

Siberian Man Runs Marathon in -36 Degree Weather

It was 36 degrees below zero and Boris Fyodorov from the Siberian village of Oymyakon, was hoping it was going to be colder. He decided the below zero temperature was the perfect time to run a marathon. The village Boris lives in is generally considered the coldest permanently inhabited village in the world.

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Photo from NOAA, Getty Images
Photo from NOAA, Getty Images

Mainers May Get View Of The Northern Lights

It's felt like we've been in Alaska over the past month, now Mainers may get some of the benefits of living in Alaska. Federal space weather forecaster Joe Kunches said the sun shot out a string solar flare late Tuesday, which should arrive here early Thursday.

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Getty Images, photo by Archive Photos
Getty Images, photo by Archive Photos

Girl Gets Tongue Stuck to a Flagpole

Just like in the movie ‘A Christmas Story’, 12 year old Maddie Gilmartin of East Kingston, New Hampshire got her tongue stuck to a flagpole. She was helping her father clear snow during a recent storm and wondered what would happen if she stuck her tongue to the pole. She never saw the movie, so she gave it a try thinking it would come right off, it didn’t.

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Christopher Furlong, Getty Images
Christopher Furlong, Getty Images

Historic Cold Gripping Millions Of Americans

This winter has been brutal. In Maine, we've had an ice storm with many losing power for days, we've had about double the amount of average snowfall and we've had historic cold weather. Maine isn't alone, record cold is gripping the midwest, northeast, and even the deep south.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Clear Snow And Ice From Your Roof And More

Central Maine has a lot of snow and ice already this early winter, it's been quite the job just keeping up with shoveling the steps, walkway and driveway. But, don't forget with all of this snow and ice, to clear off the roof and make sure all of your exits to your home are cleared of snow.

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Tracks
Photo by Sharon Buck

Sharon Found Some Tracks!

We had a visitor here at the studio today. Not sure who is was. Is anyone a good tracker? I'm sure Chad could tell me what it is. I can tell the difference between deer and moose but smaller creatures elude me

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Sharon Finish
Photo by Sharon Buck

Walk 365 Miles This Year! You Can Do It!

Get yourself off on the right foot this year!

Sorry for the pun but I couldn't help it!

This is a very simple way to start becoming active this year!

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Getty Images, photo by Peter Macdiamid
Getty Images, photo by Peter Macdiamid

New Zealand Runner Goes the Distance Without Sleeping for 86 Hours

In an amazing feat, runner Kim Allan from New Zealand ran 300 miles without taking a break or taking a nap. She was out to break the record of 302 miles and she did running 310 miles in 86 hours and 11 minutes.

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Getty Images, photo by Kevin C. Cox
Getty Images, photo by Kevin C. Cox

Randy’s College Football Wrap Up

Bowl season has started with the National Championship game coming on January 6 with Florida State and Auburn. This early in the bowl season there are a lot of teams with records of 8-5, 7-6 and some top 25 teams that just didn’t cut it for a larger bowl. Here’s Saturdays wrap up.

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