Red Sox minor leaguer ignites ‘all-out brawl’ by dropping pitcher with single punch

Red Sox minor leaguer ignites ‘all-out brawl’ by charging the mound and dropping the pitcher with a single punch after being beaned with a pitch A Boston Red Sox minor leaguer sparked a brawl during a Double-A game in Maine this week by charging the mound and punching an opposing pitcher  Portland Sea Dogs first … Read more

Arctic winter 2022 sea ice the 10th-lowest on record: NASA 

Rising temperatures mean that Arctic sea ice isn’t spreading nearly as widely as it used to in the winter, NASA has revealed.  According to the space agency’s National Snow and Ice Data Center, Arctic sea ice peaked at 5.75 million square miles (14.88 million square km) on February 25.    This is roughly 297,300 square miles (770,000 square … Read more

Bridgerton author Julia Quinn describes the trip she took to England that inspired her famous novels

Bridgerton author Julia Quinn talks about her travels and looks back on the trip she took to England in her teens that inspired her famous novels By York Membery for the Daily Mail Published: 15:47 GMT, 22 March 2022 | Updated: 15:47 GMT, 22 March 2022 Bridgerton author Julia Quinn checks in to our travel … Read more

High School basketball announcers fired for calling two girls ‘extremely overweight’ on hot mic

Maine High School basketball announcers are fired after getting caught on hot mic saying two ‘awful’ female players were ‘extremely overweight’ Jim Carter and Steve Shaw were preparing to call a game on WHOU-FM’s livestream while another game was going on in front of them  In a video posted to Twitter, you can hear either … Read more

He’s a mountain rescue cat! Orion braves the elements as he climbs Wales’ highest summit Snowdon

He’s a mountain rescue cat! Orion braves the elements as he climbs Wales’ highest summit Snowdon with a bit of help from his owner who took him home from animal shelter Orion the rescue cat climbed Mount Snowdon and Sugar Loaf Mountain in Wales earlier this year with his owner Katie, 31, and her pet … Read more

Dome-shaped house that runs purely on all-natural energy from the sun goes on the market for $690K

A sustainable, off-the-grid dome-shaped house that runs purely on all-natural energy from the sun has gone on the market for $690,000 – and it’s the perfect place for someone to reconnect with nature. The quirky, 1,477-square-foot home, in Kennebunkport, Maine, was built in 2003. It is described as a ‘monolithic dome’ and is made out … Read more

‘Cannibal’ solar flares trigger spectacular Northern Lights display across the US

A ‘cannibal’ solar flare triggered a spectacular Northern Lights show across Northern parts of the United States on Wednesday, with the hues seen as far south as California and Connecticut.  It came as the result of three outbursts from the sun, called coronal mass ejections (CMEs), since Monday. The third outburst overtook the two previous … Read more

Researchers find evidence of prehistoric human activity in Falkland Islands

Scientists have discovered evidence of prehistoric humans on the Falkland Islands, upending the idea that European explorers were the first people to set foot on archipelago. A group of researchers, led by those at the University of Maine, have discovered animal bones, charcoal records dating back 8,000 years and other evidence of human activity that … Read more

Private island off Maine coast for sale – $339,000 with cottage complete with OUTHOUSE and NO shower

A remote, private island off the coast of Maine with a charming cottage but no heat or running water is looking for a hardy buyer, one that won’t mind washing up in the brisk Atlantic Ocean waters or relieving themselves in the nearby outhouse.  The cabin – and outhouse – are located on Duck Ledges … Read more

Stunning drone photography captures red, orange gold and PURPLE fall leaves across the US

Stunning drone footage and photographs shows trees across the United States exploding into vibrant fall colors.    New England states famed for their dazzling fall displays – New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont, put on a typically-brilliant show, with their forests a mass of red, yellow and orange, as well as the odd green tree that’s yet … Read more