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  • This Russian-Designed, Amphibious Truck with Self-Inflating Tires Looks Badass

    02/12/2016 5:17:05 PM PST · by Rebelbase · 21 replies
    Twistedsifter.com ^ | current | Staff
    Designed to handle the harsh and unforgiving Russian environment, SHERP is an amphibious truck with self-inflating tires that can go across land, water and everything in between-including obstacles 70 cm (27.5 in) high. Based out of Saint Petersburg, the first SHERP prototype was built in 2012 by Aleksey Garagashyan. Four years later, SHERP is now available for sale to the public with based models starting just under US$50,000. According to Jalopnik: It weighs just 2,866 pounds dry, so while it might only have a 44.3 horsepower 1.5 liter Kubota V1505 four-cylinder diesel linked to a five-speed manual, it will still...
  • Video: Super-Powered Russian ATV That Can “Walk” Across Broken Ice

    02/12/2016 3:19:04 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    Outdoorhub ^ | 2/10/16 | Daniel Xu
    We’re not sure if this is an ATV, or just a really small tank. Produced in St. Petersburg, Russia, the Sherp ATV is touted as one of the most durable and versatile ATVs on the market. It weighs just under 3,000 pounds and comes equipped with a 44.3 horsepower Kubota V1505 diesel engine, giving it a modest 28 mph on land. What is truly impressive about the Sherp is that it is aquatic as well, thanks to its giant, self-inflating tires. That makes getting across a lake with open ice a breeze, although it still looks pretty scary. Don’t worry...
  • How I Quit my Smartphone Addiction and Really Started Living

    02/12/2016 1:41:11 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 53 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Thursday 11 February 2016 | Jenna Woginrich
    I don't like being bothered or bossed around. I hated that anyone, for any reason, could interrupt my life, and I could interrupt my life just the same The phone rings: it's my friend checking to see if I can pick her up on the way to a dinner party. I ask her where she is and as she explains, I reach as far as I can across the countertop for a pen. I scribble the address in my trusty notebook I keep in my back pocket. I tell her I'll be at her place in about 20 minutes, give...
  • Spider Kills Snake in a Battle Between Australia’s Deadly Animals

    02/12/2016 1:29:02 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 37 replies
    The National ^ | February 12, 2016
    A spindly spider took on a brown snake and won in an Australian bush battle of deadly animals. Farmer Patrick Lees, from Weethalle about 400 kilometres west of Sydney, said he found the spindly-looking 'daddy-long-legs' spider with the snake on Saturday. 'The snake was already dead, I made sure of that before I took the photo,' he said about the snake which is known for its deadly venom.
  • How to Watch the Titans of Mavericks Surf Competition Streaming Online

    02/12/2016 12:57:24 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Friday, February 12, 2016 | Dianne de Guzman
    The Titans of Mavericks competition is known for being difficult to watch in person, with surfers being as far out as a half-mile from the beach. This year, it is even tougher to watch near the water, due to the beach being closed to the public and no arranged festival for spectators. Thick morning fog did help much either. Red Bull TV is offering more comprehensive viewer experience. Those interested can see the options below. Streaming devices: Apple TV has a pre-installed channel for Red Bull TV. On Roku players, Amazon Fire, Chromecast and Nexus Player, there is a free,...
  • India: Goa proposes reclassifying peacock as 'vermin'

    02/12/2016 12:12:17 PM PST · by sparklite2 · 14 replies
    BBC News ^ | 2/12/2016
    An Indian state has proposed reclassifying the country's national bird - the peacock - as vermin, local media report. Goa's Agriculture Minister Ramesh Tawadkar said peacocks were damaging crops and could be culled. Monkeys, wild boars and wild bison, Goa's state animal, would also be culled under the plans.
  • 'Death by GPS' in desert

    02/11/2016 8:31:39 PM PST · by Utilizer · 181 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | January 30, 2011 12:00 AM | Tom Knudson
    Five harrowing days after becoming stuck on a remote backcountry road in Death Valley National Park in August 2009, Alicia Sanchez lay down next to her Jeep Cherokee and prepared to die. Then she heard a voice. "I called as I approached, asking if she was okay," wrote Ranger Amber Nattrass in a park report. "She was waving frantically and screaming, 'My baby is dead, my baby is dead.' " In the SUV, Nattrass found Sanchez's lifeless 6-year-old son Carlos on the front seat. "She told me they walked 10 miles but couldn't find any help (and) had run out...
  • Understanding Cliven Bundy

    02/11/2016 2:48:15 PM PST · by frankenMonkey · 14 replies
    Blog West ^ | APRIL 21, 2014 | Leisl Carr Childers
    It is awful watching the news media objectify Cliven Bundy and there is no easy corrective to the situation. It may help, however, to know a little more about Bundy’s history and what he means when he says that his family has ranched in the area since the late nineteenth century.
  • Is Bigfoot Hiding in Northwest New Mexico?

    02/11/2016 2:08:37 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 97 replies
    KOAT ^ | Feb 11, 2016 | Sasha Lenninger
    Video purports to capture mythical creature, There have been sightings of him all over the world, and now researchers said they have spotted Bigfoot in the San Juan River. Just a few years ago, researchers shot infrared video of a creature in the Jemez. But they aren’t the only ones who think Bigfoot is in New Mexico. Leading expert Dr. Jeff Meldrum will be in Gallup Thursday talking about his findings. He will show video of what he says is Bigfoot on the San Juan River. Meldrum will be joined by New Mexico naturalist Rob Kryder, who believed Sasquatch...
  • U.S. Attorneys General Say States Should Ignore Obama’s ‘Illegal’ Climate Rules

    02/11/2016 9:52:48 AM PST · by rktman · 14 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 2/11/2016 | Dr. Benny Peiser
    Mr. Obama’s six years of governance-through-executive-order make his a fragile legacy. Unilateral gambits can be reversed by the next President, and the other branches of government are finally reasserting their constitutional powers. As anarchic as politics can seem these days, the American system of government is still on track—sometimes.—Editorial, The Wall Street Journal, 11 February 2016
  • 'Yeti' Caught on Camera in Spanish Ski Resort

    02/10/2016 12:25:09 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 41 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 09 Feb 2016 | Amanda Howard
    A video of a furry figure in Formigal in the Pyrenees has emerged, prompting many to wonder – does this finally prove that the abominable snowman exists?Scared skiers and snowboarders in the resort of Formigal, in the Pyrenees, are keeping their eyes peeled for a large yeti-like monster that has been spotted roaming the slopes of the ski resort in north-eastern Spain. The creature has been caught on camera by a holidaymaker – could this finally be the evidence needed to convince the world that the abominable snowman actually exists? The slightly shaky and grainy footage appears to show a...
  • Got 40 Minutes To Watch A Beautiful PCT Hike ?

    02/09/2016 10:02:09 PM PST · by Yosemitest · 22 replies
    www.YouTube.com ^ | Dec 2, 2015 | Casey Gannon & Colin Arisman
    Only the Essential: Pacific Crest Trail Documentary Wild Confluence Published on Dec 2, 2015 The cinematic story of a 2668 mile thru-hike on America's premiere long distance footpath, the Pacific Crest Trail. Learn more at http://www.wildconfluence.com/ote In the summer of 2013 Casey Gannon and Colin Arisman thru-hiked the Pacific Crest Trail with cameras in hand. "Only The Essential" is the story of their 5 month, 2668 mile journey on foot from Mexico to Canada across the wilderness of California, Oregon, and Washington. Filmed entirely by hikers.
  • Report: Jupiter man arrested for tossing gator into Wendy’s

    02/09/2016 1:52:40 PM PST · by Gamecock · 41 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | Feb. 8, 2016
    A Jupiter man was arrested for throwing a live alligator into a Wendy’s restaurant drive-through east of Loxahatchee, according to our news partners at WPTV News Channel 5. Joshua James, 23, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, illegally killing, possessing or capturing an alligator, and second-degree larceny petit theft, according to the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office. He has not been released on bail as of Monday afternoon. WPTV reports that the incident occurred in October, but James had only been arrested recently by U.S. Marshals. Officials with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission told WPTV that James...
  • Residents Of Massachusetts.Are You All Saying,"So This Is Global Warming"?

    02/08/2016 4:06:36 PM PST · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 29 replies
    Todays "Blizzard From Hell" has got to have all of you laughing at John Kerry and Obama. Especially in the lower southeastern corner. So tonights weather event is due to global warming, ha? And as usual, everytime there is a severe winter event, we never hear an explanation from Kerry/Gore/Obama. And we are the insane wacko's for denying Global Warming?
  • DPMS G2: A Better AR for Hunting

    02/07/2016 12:23:45 AM PST · by RC one · 32 replies
    Field and Stream ^ | January 16, 2014 | The Editors
    When DPMS was founded, one of the core principals was getting ARs into hunters' hands. While the original AR design wasn't ideal for most hunting scenarios, the DPMS G2 is certainly another step in the right direction. Chambered in .308, this gun is light and should handle extremely well. The gun features a carbon fiber handguard, a plunger ejector on the bolt, and will retail for about $1,699.Video at link
  • Aiguille du Midi Wing Suit Fly Through (Absolutely INSANE!)

    02/06/2016 2:24:34 PM PST · by Rebelbase · 21 replies
    Liveleak ^ | 2/6/16 | Staff
    Flying through a narrow gap of granite cliffs at Aiguille du Midi in France. The depth goes down 200' into the Abyss. http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=1ca_1454781280
  • Massive Waves at Mavericks, But Titans Surf Contest on Hold Due to Super Bowl 50 Blackout

    02/06/2016 2:18:39 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 2/6 | Robert Handa
    Despite 20-foot waves with 40-foot faces, this weekend is being treated like a holiday, with blackout dates surrounding the big game in Santa Clara. The huge events surrounding the Super Bowl, as well as the resources needed to accommodate the big game, will leave the Titans of Mavericks Surf contest on the sidelines this week. The Pillar Point Harbor patrol continues to monitor the El Niño-powered waves pounding the Mavericks surf area in Half Moon Bay. Deputy Harbormaster Cary Smith says the 20-foot waves with 40-foot faces would be ideal for the contest. But Thursday is the first day of...
  • Did a little bird watching today and thought about SwampSniper.

    02/06/2016 10:52:59 AM PST · by Islander7 · 93 replies
    Bird of the day ^ | 2 FEB 16 | Islander7
    Hey there! Been missing your bird threads. Looked out the window this morning and saw several doves fighting over the bird feeders. Inspired me to ease up the road a bit to an osprey nest I've been keeping an eye on. The pair there have raised their fledges for at least the past four years. This is likely their time using this nest as the rotting pine sways precariously in even the slightest breeze. At any rate, I thought about you. Hope you are well and able to get out. Enjoy!
  • New 'Johnny Cash' Tarantula Uproots Spider Family Tree (14 new species found in U.S.)

    02/04/2016 8:56:25 PM PST · by dayglored · 79 replies
    National Geographic ^ | Feb 4, 2016 | Michael Greshko
    A challenging, years-long survey has uncovered 14 new species of U.S. tarantula, including one named after Johnny Cash. Some, like Aphonopelma madera, live on forested "sky islands," mountains surrounded on all sides by Arizona's deserts. Others, like the tiny Aphonopelma atomicum, nestle themselves in silk-lined burrows near Nevada's nuclear test sites. And Aphonopelma johnnycashi, named for the legendary country musician, makes its home near Folsom Prison, California. True to form, adult males are mostly black, a getup of which Cash--the Man in Black--would have no doubt been proud. (Also see "New Tarantula (Not Beetle) Named After John Lennon.") To uncover...
  • Video shows only known US jaguar roaming Arizona mountains

    02/03/2016 9:04:22 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb. 3, 2016 11:58 PM EST | Astrid Galvan
    The only known wild jaguar in the United States is seen roaming around a creek and other parts of a mountain range in southern Arizona in the first publicly released video of the giant cat. "El Jefe" -- Spanish for "the boss" -- has been living in the Santa Rita Mountains about 25 miles south of downtown Tucson for over three years, according to the Center for Biological Diversity. El Jefe is about 7 years old and is one of only four or five jaguars that have been spotted in the U.S. in the last 20 years. He's the only...
  • MUST SEE TO BELIEVE!!! Lightning Strike Almost Kills 2 Men

    02/02/2016 9:39:51 PM PST · by Cats Pajamas · 20 replies
    2 men lucky to be alive after Lighting struck there boat shed in Sydney Australia
  • Hidden Population of Up to 200 Lions Found in Remote Ethiopia

    02/02/2016 1:52:39 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    New Scientist ^ | 1 February 2016
    in the savannah of Alatash National Park, the lion sleeps tonight. This remote part of north-west Ethiopia was considered a possible habitat for lions, but it is seldom visited by people. Now an expedition by the University of Oxford’s Conservation Research Unit has discovered that lions are indeed alive and well in the park – a rare extension of their known range. “During my professional career I have had to revise the lion distribution map many times,” says Hans Bauer, who led the expedition. “I have deleted one population after the other. This is the first and probably the last...
  • Hear The Cry of Birds

    02/02/2016 12:02:22 PM PST · by Revski · 7 replies
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 2/2/16 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    Hear the cry of the red-shoulder hawk and colorful Colombian Parakeets, (Perija), that is listed as critically endangered, and threatened species, their voices are of my grandchild, and myself.
  • Goat Farmer Knits Cute Broncos Sweaters For Her 150 Kids [Video at link]

    Goat Farmer Knits Cute Broncos Sweaters For Her 150 KidsFebruary 1, 2016 9:05 PM Filed Under: Denver Broncos, Driving To The Championship, Rebecca Herberg, Super Bowl 50 CBS4’s Jamie Leary has packed her bags and is driving to California for Super Bowl 50. She left early Monday morning heading west trying to get ahead of the storm and will be filing reports about the Denver Broncos along the way.Her first stop was at a goat farm just outside of Montrose.MONTROSE, Colo. (CBS4) – Nestled on over 400 acres of private property sits a small cabin with a lot of love...
  • Is American gun culture racist and paranoid?

    02/02/2016 7:25:28 AM PST · by rktman · 31 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 2/1/2016 | Gary Mauser
    "A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes."-Mark Twain Canada's leading newspapers, including The Globe and Mail and The National Post, recently gave sympathetic reviews to a book by A.J. Somerset that portrayed American gun culture as racist and paranoid. In his book, Arms: The Culture and Credo of the Gun, Somerset's approach to American gun culture is to search for what he calls "the Wellspring of Crazy." As he says, "This is the gun culture I am after in this book: the weird stuff." Somerset dissects movie dialogues and relates...
  • Myanmar’s Unemployed Elephants

    01/31/2016 11:06:27 AM PST · by beaversmom · 10 replies
    You Tube ^ | January 31, 2016
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  • Cold Case Squad Resolves 47-Year-Old Missing Person Report in Jefferson County

    01/30/2016 9:30:33 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    ptleader.com ^ | Jan 29, 2016 | Patrick J. Sullivan
    Camper went into the mountains in 1968, body found in 1975, remains identified in 2015 By Patrick J. Sullivan of the Leader Jan 29, 2016 0 Camper went missing in Olympic Mountains in 1968 A forensic artist in 2000 made a sketch from the skull found in the Olympic Mountains in 1975. In 2015, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office’s Cold Case Squad confirmed that the remains belonged to a camper who went missing in 1968. Images courtesy Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office cold case squad has resolved a 47-year-old mystery of a Tacoma man who went missing...
  • These 23 photos show why I’m proud to call Oregon my home.

    01/30/2016 1:43:25 PM PST · by Twotone · 41 replies
    That Oregon Life ^ | Jan. 25, 2016 | Tyler James
    Am I proud to call Oregon my home? You're damn right I am. Do we have problems here? Of course we do, everywhere has problems. But the thing about Oregon is, if you've ever lived here you can probably agree Oregon is truly is a special place to live, and our problems are really very minimal compared to so many other places you could live.
  • Dangerous Motorcycle Ride Mountain Edge - India

    If your idea of a perfect day involves an adrenaline-infused rush from a scary motorcycle ride you'll like this one.
  • Dog Joins Half Marathon, Finishes 7th

    01/25/2016 5:07:54 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    NBC DFW ^ | 1/25 | Ari Mason
    What started as a typical tough half-marathon ended as anything but when a bloodhound joined the race and snagged a seventh-place finish. According to Runner's World, Ludivine the hound slipped away from her backyard the morning of Jan. 16 and found her way to the starting line of the Trackless Train Trek Half Marathon in the sleepy town of Elkmont, Alabama. "All I did was open the door, and she ran the race on her own accord," Ludivine's owner, April Hamlin, told Runner's World. Keith Henry, 38, who won the race, said he spotted Ludivine sniffing around while he was...
  • The Eagles Are Nesting!

    01/25/2016 3:29:39 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 38 replies
    Minnesota DNR ^ | 1/25/16 | Minnesota DNR
    It's that time of year, again. I've been watching this cam for a week or so and this is the first day that one of the eagles has been sitting on the nest. I can't tell if she's trying to lay an egg or if she is sitting on one. This cam has much better resolution than years past, especially full screen. They have add a light source so you can watch after sundown. Got a favorite eagle/raptor cam link you'd like to share? Post them here so we can all enjoy them as spring approaches!
  • 2 Suspects Flee From Officers into El Dorado County Forest, Call 911 on Verge of Freezing to Death

    01/25/2016 11:58:22 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Jan 24, 2016 | Rhea Mahbubani
    Authorities say a police pursuit turned into a rescue mission after two men fled into a wooded area of El Dorado County and later called 911 for help, saying they were freezing. The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office has identified the men as Triston Crossland, a 30-year-old parolee from Eureka, and Derrick Dionno, a 32-year-old probationer from Hayfork who had four outstanding warrants for his arrest. The pursuit began after the men decided to run away from their car when it was stopped by a California Department of Fish and Wildlife officer, authorities said. During the chase, one of the...
  • Fujairah Shark Attack: 4-Metre Killer Jumps Into Boat [Video]

    01/25/2016 11:46:43 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Monday, January 25, 2016
    Emirati captain, boat crew escape attack An Emirati captain and his boat crew survived a shark attack off the coast of Fujairah, Al Bayan reports. According to the report, the shark weighed two tonnes and was approximately four metres in length. The Emirati, identified as Hamza Hamid Al Shara, said he and his crew were in shock when the shark jumped into the boat. “Fortunately, the shark hit a barrier and fell in the middle. “We managed to catch it and one of our crew members got injured in the bargain,” he said. Mahmoud Hamid Al Shara, head of...
  • 1 Rifle That Can Fire 23 Calibers? The Scavenger 6 Survival Rifle

    01/25/2016 6:55:06 AM PST · by The Working Man · 35 replies
    Weapons Media ^ | January, 2016 | Staff
    Tim Ralston has been the subject of a handful of Discovery Channel and History Channels spots, and was the inventor of the Chiappa X-Caliber as well as other firearms. His niche is survival or "bug out", and the ability to scavenge ammo is a top priority. The most common feedback from X-Caliber fans was "make it multi-shot!" In answer, Tim presents the Scavenger 6. It's a rifle that can fire 21 different calibers and swap between them in seconds . . .
  • Niagara Falls may slow to a trickle [snip]

    01/25/2016 6:00:37 AM PST · by Daffynition · 53 replies
    FoxBoston ^ | Jan 25, 2016 | Cox Media Group National Content Desk
    Niagara Falls, a distinct collective of three waterfalls that straddle the border of the U.S. and Canada, will go dry in the next two or three years. But it will only happen on the American side of the falls in New York. For some, this will be the second time in their lifetime that the falls have dried. In 1969 researchers stopped the flow of water to study the effects of erosion and buildup of rock at the base of the falls. That year, people traveled from all over the world to see the landmark without water.
  • Spock the house cat is so big, he gets mistaken for wild animal

    01/24/2016 1:47:12 AM PST · by Daffynition · 70 replies
    AccessAtlanta.com ^ | Jan. 19 2016 | staff reporter
    SAN JOSE, Calif. — Spock the cat is suffering from a case of mistaken identity. Spock’s owner wants her neighbors to know that he really is just a lovable and mischievous domestic cat, and not a bobcat or other wild animal. Collen Pizarev told the San Jose Mercury News that a neighbor accused her of harboring a bobcat, after seeing her 27-pound, 46-inch Maine Coon peering out the window. Another neighbor mistook the massive cat for a lynx.
  • Officials announce 2016 RAGBRAI route

    01/24/2016 12:35:49 AM PST · by iowamark · 5 replies
    KCCI TV ^ | 1/23/2016 | Alex Kirkpatrick
    DES MOINES, Iowa: Officials announced Saturday evening the 2016 RAGBRAI route stops for cyclists. The course is a southern Iowa route that will lead cyclists through 420 miles of terrain. RAGBRAI officials said they expect more than 10,000 riders. RAGBRAI begins July 23 and ends July 30. STOPS 1. Glenwood 2. Shenandoah 3. Creston 4. Leon 5. Centerville 6. Ottumwas 7. Washington 8. Muscatine
  • Snakes Are Not Finding New Homes in the Suburbs: Expert

    01/22/2016 6:06:29 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 27 replies
    TIMES Live ^ | 21 January, 2016 | Wim Pretorius
    Despite several recent cases of snakes slithering into people's homes, the reptiles are not taking up residence in the suburbs, says a reptile expert. Snakes became more active and came out of hiding with the first major rains of the year, which was also when most snakebite cases occurred, herpetologist Johan Marais said on Thursday. "Most of these cases happen from January to April, during the warm and wet season. "Every year people see a lot of snakes this time of the year and think that it's strange. Then the next year they forget and the same thing happens again,"...
  • Veteran plows snow with wheelchair

    01/21/2016 2:23:11 PM PST · by snarkpup · 7 replies
    WOWT News ^ | Thu 1:14 PM, Jan 21, 2016 | Brain Mastre
    "I don't want kids or parents having to go through the snow and possibly trip or hurt themselves," said Anderson. "I had a half-dozen people stop to take a picture because they hadn't seen a chair like this before."
  • Yemeni Boy Becomes Master of Rock Balancing

    01/21/2016 9:56:48 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Thursday, January 21, 2016
    Says be began doing this after watching it on TVA 19-year-old Yemeni has demonstrated an unprecedented skill in rock-balancing, becoming one of the world’s best-known persons in such an art. Rock balancing is an art, discipline or hobby in which rocks are balanced on top of one another in various positions. There are no tricks involved to aid in the balancing, such as adhesives, wires, supports or rings. Salah Mohammed Baithan has hit headlines in many publications worldwide for such skills, with the latest report about him published in the US magazine ‘The Strange,’ which classified him as second...
  • Survivor: Kaoh Rong

    01/20/2016 12:08:06 PM PST · by EveningStar · 20 replies
    Multiple links in body of thread | January 20, 2016
    Survivor: Kaoh Rong is the 32nd season of Survivor (for those unfamiliar with the show, there are two seasons each year). It begins Wednesday, February 17, 2016 on CBS at 8/7c with a special 90 minute episode. References: Official Survivor site at CBSWikipedia article As with Survivor 28, there will be eighteen new players - no returning players - divided into three tribes of six players each, based on brains, brawn, and beauty. A twist for this season: Two idols can be combined into an idol that can be played after the votes are read. Survivor host Jeff Probst reveals...
  • Silverbacked Gorillas Engaged in Sparring Match

    The video was shot at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium back in October. The action starts around the :32 mark, when one gorilla crosses in front of the other, leading that one to charge and collide into him. The two shove and swipe at each other for about 15 seconds before one of the apes backs off.
  • MUSLIM MAN FALLS IN LOVE WITH BLONDE MANNEQUIN

    01/19/2016 3:45:43 PM PST · by MrBambaLaMamba · 70 replies
    Youtube ^ | 1/13/2016 | BIRMINGHAM CRUSADER ENGLAND
    Nothing resembling a female is safe from the Muslim horde.
  • SilencerCo Turns Heads with Robocop-Like 9mm Handgun

    01/19/2016 11:29:48 AM PST · by b4its2late · 41 replies
    Military.com ^ | Jan 19, 2016 | Brendan McGarry
    LAS VEGAS -- SilencerCo turned heads at this year's SHOT Show in Las Vegas with its latest prototype of the Maxim 9, a futuristic-looking 9mm pistol that sort of resembles the gun from the "RoboCop" movies. "This is the world's first integrally suppressed 9mm handgun that is hearing safe with all types of 9mm ammunition," Jason Schauble, a marketing official for the company, said on Monday at range day the Boulder Rifle & Pistol Club outside Vegas. "It's definitely the coolest thing you'll see this week. I guarantee it." Designers indeed looked to futuristic science-fiction movies for ideas, including "RoboCop"...
  • OATH Expanding and Fragmenting Slugs

    01/19/2016 6:37:15 AM PST · by Jed Eckert · 29 replies
    alloutdoor.com ^ | 1/14/2016 | Oleg Volk
    Taking 12ga to a whole new level of destruction. 12ga slugs have been rightly known as good stoppers on dangerous game, but tend to over-penetrate in hominids. OATH Ammunition has two new designs that solve over-penetration along with greatly improving reliability in box-fed shotguns. Above is their 1.25oz 1600fps all-copper slug designed to expand to an incredible 2.5" and penetrate just enough to punch through a hostile human with little energy left to harm anyone downrange. If you've ever heard the expression: "a hole big enough to toss a cat through," consider that cats can fit any opening larger than...
  • Snotty Katie Couric Interviews Cruz on Climate Change – Video

    01/17/2016 6:33:40 PM PST · by Jack Hydrazine · 27 replies
    IceAgeNow.info ^ | 17JAN2016 | Youtube
    See if you agree that she’s being snotty. Do all those scientists and the Pope have it wrong? asks Couric. “Satellite data show that for the last 17 years there has been no significant recorded warming,” Cruz calmly answers. “None.”It’as a partisan agenda, Cruz insists. The solution is always “more government control of the environment, of the economy, of energy, and our lives.” (Until watching this, I didn’t know that both of his Cruz’s parents were scientists.)Video at link.
  • Protesters Plan to Meet on Twin Cities Bridge on MLK Day

    01/17/2016 3:40:39 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 24 replies
    KSTP.com ^ | 1/17/16 | AP
    Protesters from the group Black Lives Matter plan to meet on a Mississippi River bridge that connects Minneapolis and St. Paul during a Martin Luther King Day rally. Activists plan to meet at 3:30 p.m. Monday on the Minneapolis and St. Paul sides of the Lake Street-Marshall Avenue Bridge. The two groups then will march toward each other and meet in the middle of the bridge.
  • Florida launches python hunt

    01/16/2016 9:49:57 AM PST · by george76 · 96 replies
    CNN ^ | Jan 16, 2016
    Burmese python invasive to Everglades. The Burmese python, one of the largest snakes in the world, is running amok in Florida. Well, more like slithering amok. So much so that on Saturday, state officials kick off a month-long competition designed to remove as many of the colossal constrictors from the Everglades as possible. More than 600 people have signed up for the Python Challenge, according to Carli Segelson, a spokeswoman for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, which organized the event. A cash prize goes to the hunter who captures -- dead or alive -- the most Burmese pythons,...
  • You may be powerless to stop a drone from hovering over your own yard

    01/13/2016 6:49:44 PM PST · by Paladin2 · 49 replies
    WAPO ^ | jan 13, 2016 | Andrea Peterson and Matt McFarland
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  • Texas Open Carry & Wal-Mart Greeters May Clash

    01/12/2016 11:13:52 AM PST · by Jed Eckert · 17 replies
    alloutdoor.com ^ | 1/7/16 | Russ Chastain
    Law requires stores to verify carry license or turn them away.More laws, more problems. That's always the way it is. The more rules you have, the more trouble it is for everyone. And in this case, stores like Wal-Mart are reportedly bearing the brunt. Texas recently began allowing open carry of handguns by folks who are licensed for concealed carry, and naturally, some folks are doing just that. But that creates a problem for retailers who sell alcoholic beverages such as beer and wine. Apparently, Texas has a law that dictates that any business selling alcolohic beverages cannot "knowingly allow"...