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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Nigerian Singer Doesn’t Like How Small His Name Is On Coachella Poster—So People Fixed It For Him ????

Childish Gambino, Tame Impala and Ariana Grande will headline this year’s Coachella festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California in April 2019. But one artist is not happy with how he appears on the bill. Shortly after the line-up was announced, Nigerian singer Burna Boy complained on Instagram that his name was “so … Continued

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Mom Quits Her ‘Rat Race’ Job And Sells Her Home To Travel The World With Her Daughters

Fed up with the rat race, a Scottish mum-of-two told how she quit her job and sold her £170,000 ($215,000) house so she could travel the world with her fiancé and young daughters. No stranger to making bold decisions, former Army medic Gillian McRobbie, 33, left the forces in 2010 to train as a nurse … Continued

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Ballsy Thief Tries To Steal A Bike From A Police Station—And It Doesn’t End Well For Him ????

It was almost the perfect crime: a would-be bicycle thief spotted his quarry in a quiet, tucked-away corner and chose his moment to swoop. There was just one problem, the quiet corner was outside a police station, and officers inside were watching his every move on CCTV. The police station in question was in Gladstone, … Continued

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After Being Ravaged By Flesh-Eating Bug, Former Vegan Turns To An All-Meat Diet

A former vegan who had part of her torso removed after catching a flesh-eating bug from a spider bite, has said she is “grateful” to the bacteria for turning her into a rare steak-eating carnivore. Following a poorly planned meat-less diet of just fruit, nuts, seeds and vegetables—after being horrified by a documentary exposing poor … Continued


Hilarious Meme Shows Just How Far Out Of Their Way People Will Go To Avoid Things—And It’s Too Accurate ????

Ah, sweet avoidance. During the in-between week separating Christmas and the coming year, running errands feels like a monumental task that you’d just rather not. Luckily, there’s a new meme that will remind you that you’re not alone. The viral sensation, which sees Twitter users taking the long way around an emoji map, is a … Continued

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Rat-Obsessed Woman Dressed Her Pet Rodents Up For Thousands Of Online Fans

A proud pet owner has revealed how videos of her rat pack of eight rodents, with names like Kim Karatshian and Gerrat Butler, all dressed up and performing everywhere from the office to the dining table, went viral on Instagram. Retail worker Anisah Hanna, 29, from Te Awamutu, New Zealand, loves filming her rats in unexpected … Continued


A Transformer Explosion Turned The Night Sky Blue In NYC—And Everyone Had The Same Thought

A bright blue light lit up the New York skyline on Thursday night after a transformer exploded at an energy facility. The blast prompted a brief fire at a sprawling Con Edison facility in Queens—but no injuries—and a spectacular illumination that generated a flurry of online commentary. The explosion affected subway service in the area … Continued

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Man Uses HIV Diagnosis As Inspiration To Knit A Complete Human Skeleton ????

An artist who knits sculptures of human body parts—ranging from an entire skeleton to a heart and intestines—revealed how his HIV diagnosis has led him to raise awareness of the condition through his work. Suffering with depression and anxiety, Ben Cuevas, 31, first began knitting in 2007 to ease his symptoms, as he tried to … Continued


These 10 LGBTQ+ Viral Moments From ’20gayteen’ Are Giving Us All The Feels ❤️

For people within the LGBTQ+ community, this year held a lot of moments to be proud of, from the advancement of human rights, to community members thriving, to new celebrity role models. In fact, due to the ongoing advancement of LGBTQ+ acceptance and celebration, the year was given a brand new nickname by social media … Continued

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Plane Passenger Realizes The Book They’re Reading Mentions The Exact Flight They’re On—And It’s Eerie AF ????

A passenger reading on a flight experienced a bizarre moment of coincidence when their book mentioned the same journey they were on. Reddit user oldtrader1 shared a picture of their ticket for flight BA 16 from Sydney, which stops at Singapore for fuel, along with their book referencing the same flight. The book I was … Continued

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Woman In The Middle Of IVF Treatment Discovers She Has Uterine Cancer

Keen to become a mother after her wedding, a care manager forced to have a hysterectomy after finding womb cancer when she went for IVF, hopes to try for a baby again—with her wife electing to carry their child. Marrying in 2016, Lauren and Leanne Clarke-Page, of Lower Stoke, Kent, England, went on to begin … Continued


Miley Cyrus Put A Feminist Spin On ‘Santa Baby’ And We Are So Here For It

Miley Cyrus put a feminist spin on classic Christmas song “Santa Baby” during an appearance on Jimmy Fallon’s talk show. During a sketch on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Cyrus told the host that she was unhappy with the lyrics to “Santa Baby,” originally recorded in 1953 by Eartha Kitt. The track features a woman … Continued