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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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

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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

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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

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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

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Man Tells Why He Left His Job To Become A Real Life Spider-Man

Quitting a dead end job with just $300 to his name, a former security guard revealed how he became a real-life Spider-Man, after his dead grandmother visited him in a dream. Ricky Mena, 35, launched his non-profit business, Heart of a Hero, following the extraordinary visitation, during which they watched a movie together, where the Marvel … Continued

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Aquarium Apologizes For Calling Otter ‘Thicc’ In Viral Tweet After Backlash

An aquarium in California has apologized after sharing a picture of one of its otters on Twitter with a caption calling it “thicc” and “an absolute unit”. The original tweet about Abby the otter from the Monterey Bay Aquarium has been liked nearly 20,000 times since it was posted on Tuesday evening and the overwhelming number … Continued

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Air Force Pilot Who Penned Award-Winning Novel In Combat Zones Hopes Writing Can Help Others With PTSD

A pilot turned author, who won an award for his first novel—landing a publisher by Skype from a toilet in an African war zone—found writing in trouble spots therapeutic, claiming it could help people to tackle post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD.) Following his parents 65-year-old Jean and Ken Jennings, 64, into the Air Force in … Continued

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Cash Rains Down On New Jersey Highway, Causing Accidents As People Scramble To Pick It Up

Commuters in New Jersey were treated to an early Christmas present on Thursday morning as cash rained down from the sky across a highway in the state. Bills of different denominations floated through the air between the snow in East Rutherford, New Jersey—near New York, after what appeared to be a traffic accident between a … Continued

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Prince Louis’ Cheeky Grin Steals The Show In Royal Family Christmas Card

A grinning Prince Louis takes center stage in the Royal family’s 2018 Christmas cards. With smiles all round, the Duchess of Cambridge is seen cradling baby Louis—who is now almost eight months old—as she rests against a tree trunk in woodland at their Anmer Hall home in Norfolk with the Duke of Cambridge. Three-year-old Charlotte … Continued