Category Archives: The Internets

Maine “sea monster” the subject of recent post on science magazine’s website

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  A recent feature in coastal science publication Hakai Magazine uses an example from Maine to illustrate how scientists relied on fisherman in the 19th century. We love sea monsters here at #Maine, so we thought we’d share this post with you. Hakai’s Rachel Fritts writes about a Maine fisherman’s encounter with a “marine monster”: Poor […]

‘Space archaeologist’ and Bangor native Sarah Parcak unveils GlobalXplorer, funded by $1 million TED prize

During her TED Prize talk at TED2016, Sarah Parcak explains how the Pyramids of Giza continue to leave her speechless. Photo Credit: Bret Hartman/TED

Sarah Parcak, a world-renowned archaeologist and 1997 graduate of Bangor High School, on Monday announced the launch of her new initiative, GlobalXplorer, a citizen science and archaeology platform that will enlist people around the world to discover sites unknown to modern archaeologists. Parcak in November 2015 was named a TED fellow, a prestigious honor with an accompanying $1 […]

LePage weighs in on Twitter over Linda Bean controversy

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The controversy over President-elect Trump giving support to Linda Bean had some fresh gas thrown on the fire Thursday as Gov. Paul LePage blasted progressives for boycotting L.L. Bean products. Here is the tweet from LePage. It's reprehensible how progressives bullied @LindaLBeanMaine. Mainers & customers around globe cont. support of L.L. Bean! #mepolitics#MAGA — Paul R. […]

What people are saying about the Trump tweet in support of Linda Bean

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Thank you to Linda Bean of L.L.Bean for your great support and courage. People will support you even more now. Buy L.L.Bean. @LBPerfectMaine — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 12, 2017 LL Bean is currently trending on Twitter because of a social media fight being played out over LL Bean heiress and board member, Linda Bean, […]