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Frankie Has A ‘Severe Pancake Warning’ For Maine [VIDEO]

How can you forget Frankie MacDonald? He was a video hit with his enthusiastic winter weather forecast that kept us up to date on the latest storm conditions. Well now there is  another storm brewing throughout Maine. This storm is non-weather related and it involves a popular Portland diner and a 2 year old child. Here’s what you missed at Marcy’s Diner.

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Handout, Getty Images
Handout, Getty Images

Shania Twain Goes Blond

Not only is Shania Twain going to Rock This Country on her comeback tour this summer, but  she’s also going to rock a new hairdo. The country superstar has traded in her  famous brown locks for a shimmering golden look.

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Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images

Canadian Donut Shop Makes $100 Donuts

Dolicious Donuts in Canada has made the ‘Donutopia’, a donut with a price tag of $100. This is not your ordinary donut, in fact, it takes 5 hours to make one so they need a 48 hour notice if you want one.

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Scott Olson, Getty Images

Michigan Coast Guard Saves Dog From Frozen Water

During a meeting of the Frankfort Coast Guard in Michigan, someone noticed a dog jump into the water. Frozen water between Lake Michigan and Betsie Lake and the guard rushed out to save the dog.

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NASA Goddard Photo and Video, Flickr

Fun With Maps! The U.S.-Canadian Border Has Some Interesting Twists and Turns

I love this. There are 8,000 markers that define the border between the sister nations of Canada and the United States, establishing the 'no touching zone'. ( MOM, Canada is touching me again!!)  This video will explain a lot of the 'whys' of all of that. 

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Elderly Woman Gets HUGE Valentine’s Surprise!

Thank you, Tiffany Estabrook, for telling me to get the tissues. I needed them.

These children in Canada give back to a woman whose simple gesture has touched them for the past 7 years.

And she is so deserving.

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Jason Segel - Getty Images/iStockphoto

Jason Segel Saddles up to Star in Syrup Siphoning Caper on the Silver Screen

What turned out to be a sticky situation last year when Canadian police busted a major maple syrup heist now has Hollywood's attention and Sony pictures has scheduled Jason Segel to play the lead.

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Quebec Village Evacuated + Maine Crews on Scene: One Death Reported [UPDATE]


According to the AP, one person has died after the train carrying crude oil derailed.

Fire crews from Maine are helping at a disaster in Quebec. Following a train derailment, 80 tankers of gasoline caught fire forcing the village of Lac-Megantic, in the province of Quebec, to be evacuated.

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Getty Images, photo by Streeter Lecka
Getty Images, photo by Streeter Lecka

Some Canadians Think Their New Money Smells Like Maple Syrup

New plastic based Canadian money was introduced in November of 2011 and has now begun circulating around the country, and something seems strange about the new currency. Some Canadians seems to think it smells exactly like Canadian maple syrup. A newspaper tested the $100 bills by sniffing them and the consensus was they smell like syrup.

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Getty Images, photo by Sean Gallup
Getty Images, photo by Sean Gallup

2.5 Billion Year Old Water Found in Ontario, Canada

At a depth of 1.5 miles below the Earth’s surface, in a mine near Timmins, Ontario, a pocket of water was discovered that is 2.5 billion years old. According to University of Toronto Earth scientist Barbara Lollar, when the rocks of the mine were formed, Canada was the ocean floor

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