Science has developed the perfect road trip: Here’s where it stops in Maine

Falmouth town officials view a map of Route One in this 2013 file photo. (The Forecaster file photo)

Earlier this year, Tracy Staedter of Discovery News asked Michigan State University doctoral candidate Randal Olson to use science and mathematics to derive the perfect American road trip. Olson had previously garnered some attention by computing the most efficient way to find Waldo in those “Where’s Waldo?” activity books, charting all the locations where the […]

Naked selfies, ‘Game of Thrones’ and lip sync battles: Maine’s Anna Kendrick wins the Internet

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Outside of politics — the realm in which author Stephen King and Gov. Paul LePage trade headline fodder — can anyone remember the last time a Mainer lit up the Internet like Portland native and award-winning actress Anna Kendrick? This week, Kendrick spun Twitter heads for the latest time by demanding HBO’s hit fantasy series “Game […]