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Gardening
Patrick Greve, YouTube

This Gardnening Wiz May Actually Be a Ninja

Gardening has never been so cool.

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Netflix
Netflix

Netflix Is Willing to Release Original Movies Into Theaters, But Only After They’re on Netflix

Yesterday, Indiewire film critic David Ehrlich ran an illuminating essay on Netflix’s testy relationship with the original films it releases, explaining how their model of bypassing theatrical release and going straight to streaming ultimately degrades the viewing experience and makes the movies harder to find and appreciate. (This comes hot on the heels of an official denunciation from the Federation of French Cinemas against the Cannes Film Festival for allowing TV into their lineup for the first time ever.) Clearly, his words went straight to the top of Netflix’s corporate office, as the online video giant has issued a letter to their shareholders assuring them that everything’s going to be fine and movies aren’t dead, probably.

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The Do-Over
Netflix

Netflix Says Users Have Watched 500 Million Hours of Adam Sandler Movies

One of Netflix’s biggest deals so far in the original movie space was with Adam Sandler, who signed on to make four films with the streaming service, and then recently re-upped with the online media titan for another four masterpieces. Maybe you have seen some of their collaborations so far, The Ridiculous 6, The Do-Over, and the just-released Sandy Wexler. If the figures Netflix just released are accurate, the odds are you have.

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Clint Eastwood Boards ‘The 15:17 to Paris’ True-Story Terrorist Movie

You may remember, a few years ago in 2015, reading a news story about two American soldiers and their buddy who saved a whole train full of people traveling to France from terrorist hijackers. It’s your classic tale of American bravery in the face of grave danger, and so is right up the alley of someone like Clint Eastwood. The actor-turned-director, whose latest efforts include American-bravery-in-the-face-of-grave-danger movies such as American Sniper and Sully, has decided to take on the story of the train, titled The 15:17 to Paris.

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cabin

Maine Cabin Masters Set As Guest Bartenders At Quarry Tap Room In Hallowell Monday (April 24)

Maine Cabin Masters is a great show on the DYI Network that features local Mainer and builder Chase Morrill, who teams up with his brother, sister and best friend to save and transform abandoned cabins buried deep in the remote woods of Maine...

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Category: Community, Offbeat
Matt the Owner at Edible Arrangements in Augusta, Maine
Matt the Owner at Edible Arrangements in Augusta, Maine

Edible Arrangements in Open in Augusta and it is Tasty [pics]

Edible Arrangements in Augusta is OPEN!  And it is alot more than I thought it was going to be!  They make those fun fruit arrangements I have seen...BUT they make a bunch of different smoothies.  YUMMM....

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KFC
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KFC Is Rolling Out The Chizza = Pizza + Fried Chicken Crust

Sheer brilliance.  I'm sure many people have been sitting around the dinner table eating pizza as a family when someone says 'Ya know what's missing?  Fried chicken crust'.  Right?  You've been there.  No?  Yea, me neither.  Not sure how I feel about this newest food craze.  

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Category: Food, Offbeat
Unicorn

Starbucks Unicorn Drink Comes With A FAT Price

So, they make a cute pretty drink...and now everyone is off the 'New Year's Resolution, Summer's coming and I need a hot bod diet' as they rush out to Starbucks for a drink named after a mythical creature.  'They' (whoever they are) say not to drink your calories...well, check this out.  

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Category: Education, Family, Offbeat
MaineMemory.net
MaineMemory.net

See the Destruction Caused By the 1948 Fire at the Original Palace Playland in Old Orchard Beach

Palace Playland along Maine's popular Old Orchard Beach has long entertained tourists and locals alike.

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Dancing
SwingNellia, YouTube

Watch the Cutest Senior Dancing Couple Cut the Fiercest Rug

These two have more moves than years between them.

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