About Amelia Mavis Christnot

Amelia Christnot is an Oglala Lakota, Kanien'kehá:ka and Metis Navy brat who settled in the wilds of Northern Maine. She considers herself another proud Maineiac. Her picture is from 1984 for purely Orwellian reasons.

Articles by Amelia Mavis Christnot

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Stunning Photos Capture Lake Michigan As It Thaws And Fills With Shards Of Ice That Look Like Glass

Lake Michigan has formed thousands of ice shards as spring begins to melt the frost caused by a polar vortex. The lake in the US Mid West has been frozen for most of winter after sub-zero temperatures hit parts of the US including Michigan and Illinois. During the peak of the polar vortex, temperatures fell … Continued

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Kate Middleton Superfan Shows How You Can Find The Duchess’ Glamorous Looks On A Shoestring Budget

An American charity worker has told how she is so enthralled by Kate Middleton that she has dedicated an Instagram account to pictures of herself in lookalike clothes. Kate superfan Julie James – dubbed a repliKate – has been styling her wardrobe to match the Duchess of Cambridge’s outfits since seeing the royal couple’s 2010 … Continued

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College Student Wins Free Qdoba For A Year And Is Being Praised For What He Decided To Do With It

A student who won a year’s supply of Mexican food has decided to give his prize away to a local homeless shelter. Cameron Koger, a student at Kansas State University, bagged the prize of free food at restaurant chain Qdoba for a year after winning a fan contest at a college basketball game earlier this … Continued

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Firefighters Are Accusing Popular Children’s Shows ‘Peppa Pig’ And ‘Fireman Sam’ Of Sexism

Children’s TV shows Fireman Sam and Peppa Pig have been accused of sexism amid a passionate debate online. The London Fire Brigade criticized Peppa Pig for using the term “fireman” instead of “firefighter” in an episode called “The Fire Engine.” Come on @peppapig, we’ve not been firemen for 30 years. You have a huge influence … Continued

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My Life Has Absolutely Improved’: Woman Ditches Service Job To Become Plus-Size Porn Star

A size 24 mum who spent years working in customer services has told how she has ditched listening to complaints all day in her 9 to 5 job for “bringing people joy” as a plus size porn star. Swapping the rat race for the sex industry, working as a Big Beautiful Woman (BBW), Asstyn Martyn … Continued

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Exposing Swiss Cheese To Hip-Hop Music Could Make It Taste Better

Exposing Swiss cheese to hip-hop music could make it taste better, according to new research. Researchers placed eight wheels of Emmental in wooden crates and exposed them for more than six months to round-the-clock music or sounds, ranging from Mozart to Led Zeppelin to A Tribe Called Quest, as part of a project called Cheese … Continued

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Conservative Politician Gets Trolled Hard After Suggesting That All Knives Should Be Fitted With GPS

MP Scott Mann has been mocked online after he suggested fitting all knives sold in the UK with GPS tracking to help cut down violent crime. The Conservative, who represents North Cornwall, wrote on Twitter: “Every knife sold in the UK should have a GPS tracker fitted in the handle. It’s time we had a … Continued

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Woman Describes The Frightening ‘Real-Life Jaws’ Moment When A Massive Shark Sank Its Teeth Into Her Companion

A math professor has described her “real-life Jaws” moment when a 12 foot shark sank its teeth into her companion’s wrist, sending a geyser of blood exploding through the sea, as he swam just feet away from her. Likening the carnivorous predators to “curious puppies,” despite witnessing the terrifying shark attack – which severed the … Continued

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Children And Teachers Are Getting All Decked Out As Their Favorite Literary Characters For World Book Day

Children and teachers across the United Kingdom today celebrated the magic of literature as they donned costumes to mark World Book Day. Characters from fictional favorites including Roald Dahl’s Matilda and David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny could be seen alongside Disney princesses and Marvel action heroes as schools marked the annual tradition, which today celebrates its … Continued

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Woman Shares The Incredibly Touching Reason Why This Shirt Is Hanging Up At Company In Pennsylvania

A company is honoring a long-term employee 10 years after his death by keeping his shirt hanging up. When Freddie, a metal finisher for York Corrugating in Pennsylvania, died aged 56 after working at the company for 30 years, his colleagues decided to leave his shirt on its hook where it remains. His niece, Kylie, … Continued

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This Proud Mom Is Rocking Her New Bod After Life Altering 137 Pound Weight Loss

Alexandra Symons of Queensland, Australia spent most of her life yo-yo dieting. She would lose 110 pounds only to gain it all back. But after her son Hudson was born, Symons wanted to enjoy swimming and the beach with him. However her insecurity about her appearance held her back. She explained to NEWS.com.au: “I wanted … Continued


Three Women Who Forged a Bond Over Shared Health Issues Arrange an Empowering Photoshoot

Radiating confidence, three stunning young women pose in their underwear after bonding on social media led to them daring to bare their stoma bags. All suffering with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) since their mid-teens, Sarah Anderson, 25, of Aberdeen, Scotland, Beth Gallagher, 24, of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, and Lydia Andrew, 23, of Nottingham, in the … Continued