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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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


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


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


Pitbull Covered Toto’s Classic Song ‘Africa’ For The ‘Aquaman’ Soundtrack—And The Internet Has Opinions

American rapper Pitbull has recorded a cover version of Toto’s classic rock ballad “Africa”, to the bemusement of hundreds of listeners online. The cover, titled “Ocean To Ocean”, features on the soundtrack to new DC movie Aquaman and is believed to be a reference to the film’s water-based hero and Pitbull’s regular claim to be … Continued

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Mother-Of-Two Opens Up About Her Addiction To Eating Chalk And Cigarette Butts

A blind mum-of-two who suffers from a rare eating disorder which causes her to crave non-food substances has revealed how she has become addicted to gorging on cigarette butts and chalk. Heavy smoker Karen Kaheni, 42, from Barnsley, South Yorkshire, developed an overwhelming desire to munch on the ends of her JPS Blue cigarettes last … Continued

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Woman Credits Pole-Dancing For Making Her Stronger Than Ever After Losing Her Arm In Horrific Car Crash

A gym bunny who lost her right arm in a horrifying car crash revealed how she  feels stronger than ever—thanks to pole-dancing. A keen sportswoman, Becca Slater, 22, of Liverpool, England, filled her days with rowing, yoga, wakeboarding—a combination of water-skiing, snowboarding and surfing—pole-fitness and gym sessions. But, in January 2017, life changed forever for … Continued


Chrissy Teigen Admits She ‘Cannot Grasp’ UK Politics—And British People Know The Feeling ????

As the UK remained gripped by Brexit chaos, American model and author Chrissy Teigen conveyed the thoughts of many Brits as she admitted that, try as she might, she doesn’t understand it all. Shortly after a no-confidence vote was announced on Theresa May’s leadership of the Conservative Party, Teigen took to Twitter to say: “One of … Continued

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Theresa May Got Locked In Her Car Ahead Of Meeting With Angela Merkel—And Twitter Roasted Her For It ????

Prime Minister Theresa May was briefly locked inside her car when she went to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin. On her way to a meeting to discuss the current Brexit deal, the Prime Minister was trapped inside her vehicle while officials tried pulling the door handle to let her out. Mrs Merkel watched … Continued

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Couple Looks To Unusual Source For Their Christmas Day Meal—Roadkill ????

A handyman who will serve up “roast venison a la roadkill” on Christmas Day has confessed to scouring roads for fresh animal corpses every morning—despite being branded a “serial killer” by his girlfriend’s family. Driven by a desire to reduce waste, Jim Alexander, 41, has recovered nearly 50 dead animals—including deer, pheasant, rabbits and even … Continued