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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Dad Goes Viral For Serenading His Daughter With Gorgeous Rendition Of ‘Ave Maria’ At Disney World

A volunteer firefighter has received worldwide praise after a video of him singing “Ave Maria” for his daughter at Disney World clocked up hundreds of thousands of views across social media. Justin Gigliello, from North Stonington in Connecticut was on holiday with his family ahead of his daughter’s seventh birthday when she spotted a pianist … Continued

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Woman With Gene Mutation Feels Virtually No Pain, Researchers Discover

A woman in Scotland who can feel virtually no pain has a mutation in a previously-unidentified gene, according to researchers. Jo Cameron, who lives near Loch Ness in the Highlands, also experiences very little anxiety or fear and may have enhanced wound healing. The 71-year-old said throughout her life she often did not notice cuts … Continued

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Woman Who Rescued A Dog With A Broken Spine Helps Him Learn To Walk With The Help Of Some Doggie Wheels

A retired civil servant who rescued a horrifically injured toy poodle from the Chinese meat trade has told how the adorable pooch –  who now has 1,000 Instagram followers – loves racing across her local beach on special doggie wheels. Dubbed Henry ‘Wee Wheels,’  the little dog won Sharon Warnock’s heart after he was found … Continued

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Student Goes Viral For Beekeeping In The Buff

A medical student has been creating something of a buzz across the rooftops of south-east London—by beekeeping in the buff. George Lodge, 23, of Bermondsey, who is in his fifth year studying medicine at University College London, began inspecting his hive in his birthday suit for a charity calendar to fund a research trip to Britain … Continued

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Flaming ‘Meteor’ Spotted Above LA Was A Trick All Along

Police in LA have issued a statement after residents were left confused by what appeared to be a large meteor streaking through the sky. A flame-like object flew over central LA on Wednesday night, leaving locals wondering if it was a rogue firework or a low-flying meteor. Residents took photos and speculated on Twitter, however … Continued

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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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