Princeton professors Ann Case and Angus Deaton appeared on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition today to speak about their 2015 paper that found an unprecedented increase in midlife mortality in white Americans.
What’s a celebrity-laden, ritzy dinner party without a bit of Maine lobster?
Canadian humorist and radio host Stuart McLean died on Wednesday after a battle with melanoma. He was 68. McLean hosted the The Vinyl Cafe, which originated on Canadian radio, but soon made its way onto MPBN. Perhaps by proximity, Mainers enjoyed with the uniquely Canadian stories. His programs often included stories about “Dave and Morley,” […]
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 […]
Girl Scout cookie season is upon us, and with it comes the opportunity to binge eat two boxes while cooped up under a blanket on a cold February night. You earned it. Are you having trouble choosing which box to start with? Do you just want to follow the crowd and choose everyone’s favorite? Fear […]
A video posted earlier Tuesday on Facebook of a diver recovering an all-terrain vehicle from Long Lake in Sinclair gave us some laughs this afternoon. The diver, Greg Canders of Canders Diving Service, found something a little smaller than an ATV. As we know, Allen’s Coffee Flavored Brandy is Maine’s favorite hard liquor, continually dominating yearly sales charts. But, […]