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  • 'Irate male' assaulted Newfoundland officers with block of cheese, police say

    05/10/2024 12:09:05 PM PDT · by Loyalist · 50 replies
    CTV News ^ | May 10, 2024 | Canadian Press
    ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Police in Newfoundland say patrol officers were assaulted Thursday by a "very irate male" wielding a block of cheese. A media release from the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary says the incident occurred when officers responded to a disturbance at a residence in central St. John's, N.L., at around 9 p.m. The release says they encountered an angry man who then assaulted the officers with "a block of cheese." Police say they arrested the man, and charged him with assault, assaulting a police officer and breach of probation. He was taken to a lockup facility in St. John's...
  • 'Pro-Russian interference networks' exist in European countries, Belgian PM says

    04/12/2024 9:54:17 AM PDT · by Chad C. Mulligan · 63 replies
    Fox online ^ | 12 Apr 2024 | AP Staff Writer
    .....De Croo said that Belgian agencies are working closely with the Czech authorities after a pro-Russian influence operation was uncovered there. He said that probe showed that members of the European Parliament were approached and offered money to promote Russian propaganda.
  • Iditarod Trail Racer Kills Moose in Self-Defense

    03/14/2024 4:15:26 AM PDT · by marktwain · 18 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | March 11, 2022 | Dean Weingarten
    Iditarod five-time champion Dallas Seavey had to kill a moose in self-defense 14 miles out of the Skwentna checkpoint. It was 1:43 a.m. when race officials were notified on March 4th. In 2015, Dallas stated he carried a Taurus stainless .357 magnum on the Iditarod trail. In 2015, Seavey said he had to use the revolver to defend one of his dogs two years earlier. The dog still lost a leg in the attack. This year, in 2024, Dallas had to shoot a moose that was attacking his dogs in the first hundred miles of the race. It is unknown...
  • Scientists Fear 100% Fatal ‘Zombie Deer Disease’ Will Mutate to Infect Humans: ‘There Are no Contingency Plans’

    02/21/2024 3:10:19 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 134 replies
    New York Post ^ | Feb. 20, 2024 | Andrew Court
    Scientists are sounding the alarm over the spread of “zombie deer disease” amid fears it may evolve to infect humans. Late last year, experts confirmed Yellowstone National Park’s first case of the infection — officially known as chronic wasting disease — after a deer carcass found in the Wyoming area of the park tested positive for the highly contagious disease. Now, cases have been reported in deer, elk and moose in 33 states across the US, as well as in Canada, Norway and South Korea. The disease “damages portions of the brain and typically causes progressive loss of body condition,...
  • NATIONAL MOUSSE DAY - November 30

    11/30/2023 1:22:02 PM PST · by Red Badger · 22 replies
    National Day Calendar ^ | November 30, 2023 | Staff
    NATIONAL MOUSSE DAY On November 30th, National Mousse Day serves up a delicious treat that can be savory or sweet. What can we say about mousse? The word "mousse" in French means "foam." Typically, we whip egg whites or cream to make a mousse. Depending on the type of mousse, its consistency can vary from light and airy to thick and creamy. This versatile dish lends itself well to both desserts and savory recipes. In fact, several types of mousse can be served at the same meal. From a smokey salmon mousse as the first course to a tart lemon...
  • Elderly Man Attempts to Catch Python Near Kallang Bahru Coffee Shop, Gets Bitten

    11/18/2023 6:45:05 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    AsiaOne ^ | NOVEMBER 17, 2023 | Claudia Tan
    In trying to subdue a python and prevent it from potentially hurting others, one man ended up getting bitten by it instead. A python was spotted inside a drain about four to five metres from a coffee shop at Block 66 Kallang Bahru on Thursday (Nov 16) evening, reported Shin Min Daily News. Worried that the python would enter the coffee shop and harm the other patrons, a group of diners decided to try and pull it out of the drain. One of them, a 42-year-old construction worker surnamed Huang, told Shin Min that the group spent about 20 minutes...
  • Tom Horn has passed.

    10/22/2023 12:09:57 PM PDT · by waterhill · 62 replies
    Good man. Will be missed.
  • Rep. Mary Peltola’s husband was flying with 520 pounds of moose meat, antlers strapped to wing at time of fatal crash

    09/29/2023 11:44:12 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 77 replies
    New York Post ^ | Sep. 29, 2023 | Yaron Steinbuch
    The husband of Democratic Rep. Mary Peltola was ferrying more than 500 pounds of moose and antlers from a remote hunting camp in Alaska when his small plane crashed shortly after takeoff earlier this month, officials said. Eugene Peltola Jr., 57, the sole person aboard the Piper PA-18, was found conscious but died at the scene after it crashed Sept. 12 near the village of St. Mary’s, some 500 miles west of Fairbanks, the National Transportation Safety Board said in its initial report Thursday. Two days before the crash, Peltola took five hunters, a guide and equipment from Holy Cross...
  • Woman walking dog attacked by moose in Boulder County

    09/21/2023 11:33:50 AM PDT · by real saxophonist · 22 replies
    denver7 ^ | Sep 20, 2023 | Robert Garrison
    Woman walking dog attacked by moose in Boulder County By: Robert GarrisonSep 20, 2023 BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — A woman walking her dog was attacked by a moose near Ward in Boulder County. It happened Wednesday morning on the South Saint Vrain Trail, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife. The cow moose charged the woman, headbutting and stomping on her several times, CPW said. She was able to walk to a nearby neighbor’s house and got help. CPW said the woman was transported to a local hospital. The dog has minor injuries, and the neighbor reported it was leashed. Wildlife...
  • Wandering bull moose is captured in downtown Santa Fe, moved to habitat in northern New Mexico

    09/13/2023 2:40:57 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 31 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | September 13,2023 | AP
    SANTA FE — A wandering bull moose was captured in downtown Santa Fe and relocated to a suitable habitat in northern New Mexico, authorities said Tuesday. State Game and Fish officials and Animal Service Officers for the city said the moose was spotted around 8 a.m. near Fort Marcy Park. Officers set up a perimeter to protect residents and pedestrians in the park, which is a popular walking area. The moose was sedated with a tranquilizer dart and loaded onto a trailer before being evaluated by a state Department of Game and Fish veterinarian and determined to be in good...
  • Italian farmer, 74, crushed to death by thousands of falling parmesan-style cheese wheels

    08/09/2023 1:12:31 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 31 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 7, 2023 5:01pm | By Snejana Farberov
    It’s no gouda. A 74-year-old dairy farmer got creamed during a meltdown at his sprawling cheese warehouse in northern Italy on Sunday night when thousands of wheels of hard parmesan-style formaggio collapsed on top of him. Giacomo Chiapparini, the owner of the eponymous Chiapparini cheese-making company in Lombardy, was killed in the freak accident when giant shelves holding the 90lb wheels of grana padano cheese suddenly buckled. Chiapparini was using a machine to rotate and clean the cheese wheels at various stages of ripening when one of the metal shelves caved, creating a “domino effect,” firefighter Antonio Dusi told the...
  • National Cheese Day – June 4, 2023

    06/04/2023 7:24:01 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 35 replies
    National Today Website ^ | June 4, 2023 | National Day Staff
    June 4 is National Cheese Day. Not to be confused with other popular cheese related holidays like grilled cheese day, cheesecake day, or mac and cheese day. This day is in reverence of the queen of all dairy, the big cheese. Cheese and its many varieties are celebrated on National Cheese Day on June 4. History of National Cheese Day Cheese making is an ancient, some might even say sacred, craft. So ancient in fact it predates recorded history. It is speculated that the magic of cheese making began somewhere around 8000BCE shortly after the domestication of animals. Archeological digs...
  • Woman wins annual cheese-rolling race while unconscious

    05/30/2023 11:06:25 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 44 replies
    UPI ^ | MAY 30, 2023 / 12:55 PM | By Ben Hooper
    VIDEO AT LINK............... May 30 (UPI) -- The annual Cooper's Hill Cheese-Rolling race in England featured the winner of one round getting knocked unconscious and only learning of her victory when she woke up in a medical tent. The annual event in Brockworth, near Gloucester, featured multiple rounds of racers stumbling down the steep Cooper's Hill to chase a simulated wheel of double Gloucester cheese to earn a real wheel of cheese as a prize. Delaney Irving, 19, who traveled from Canada to participate in the cheese chase, ran in a women-only round and didn't discover she had won the...
  • Alaska woman shocked to find moose inside her house

    04/07/2023 2:43:54 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 47 replies
    A woman in Alaska recently got a major surprise when she found a moose making itself at home in her house. Barbara Nickels, of Soldotna, told AllGood News on Wednesday that she often leaves the door cracked so her dog, Jesse, can get out. But when she went to close the door after Jesse returned from his jaunt one day, Nickels said, she found that her pet had brought a large moose back in with him. “I think I stared at it for three or four second before it dawned on me — yes, he’s in the house,” she said...
  • Washington Post: 'Hungry Moose Fingered as Possible Factor in Climate Change'

    03/15/2023 8:57:35 AM PDT · by DFG · 36 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 03/15/2023 | P.J. Gladnick
    Warning! Warning! Moose are on the loose! And it turns out that a big culprit causing global warming could be none other than Bullwinkle or at least his real life cousins. The Washington Post eagerly issued this warning on Saturday in a story by Erin Blakemore, "Hungry moose fingered as possible factor in climate change." Don’t mess with moose. They’re big, they’re strong — and now researchers say they may be contributing to climate change. Yes, research suggests that moose may factor into a dramatic reduction in the amount of carbon stored in some forests. Wherever they feed, the large...
  • Researchers identify this mammal as latest potential cause of climate change, suggest balancing species

    03/13/2023 11:05:44 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 66 replies
    FOX News ^ | March 13, 2023 | By Aubrie Spady
    Researchers claim that moose are potentially a leading cause of climate change and that the species should be balanced, suggesting they are "one of the biggest potential single sources of carbon emissions from wooded parts of Norway." The Norwegian University of Science and Technology studied moose in Norwegian forests for several years and concluded that the species have a major effect on vegetation growth and are altering the carbon cycle by dining on tree buds. "Moose are an ecosystem engineer in the forest ecosystem, and strongly impact everything from the species composition and nutrient availability in the forest. A grown...
  • Minnesota dad uses moose antler to slaughter 77-year-old sex offender he claims was stalking daughter - before turning himself in to police station 'covered in blood'

    03/11/2023 8:28:49 PM PST · by algore · 63 replies
    A Minnesota father slaughtered a 77-year-old convicted sex offender using a moose antler and shovel after he accused the victim of stalking his young daughter. Levi Axtell, 27, walked into at the sheriff's office covered in blood and with his head in his hands as he admitted killing Lawrence Scully - who was jailed for molesting a six-year-old girl in 1979. Axtell, from Cook County, Minnesota, had long been suspicious of Scully parking his vehicle at locations where children were present. In 2018 Axtell filed an order of protection against the elderly man which was initially granted but later dropped....
  • Video: Alaska woman trampled by moose while walking her dog

    02/23/2023 6:39:38 AM PST · by Red Badger · 42 replies
    www.koco.com ^ | Updated: 11:06 PM CST Feb 21, 2023 | Staff
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An Alaska woman is recovering after she was kicked by a moose while walking her dog. The incident was caught on camera by someone driving by, who immediately stopped to help. VIDEO AT LINK................. Tracy Hansen and her dog Gunner do this walk every day. Three times a day, to be exact. But last Thursday night, their daily routine took a drastic turn when she was kicked in the head by a moose. "I thought someone had not been paying attention and hit me with a bike or something," Hansen told KTUU. Hansen was shocked, frightened and...
  • Company offers $1,000 to eat cheese before bed

    01/24/2023 7:50:02 AM PST · by Red Badger · 48 replies
    UPI ^ | JAN. 23, 2023 / 4:38 PM | By Ben Hooper
    Mattress-rating website Sleep Junkie is seeking five people to get paid $1,000 to participate in a study requiring them to snack on cheese before bed. Photo by Daria-Yakovleva/Pixabay.com Mattress-rating website Sleep Junkie is seeking five people to get paid $1,000 to participate in a study requiring them to snack on cheese before bed. Photo by Daria-Yakovleva/Pixabay.com Jan. 23 (UPI) -- A mattress-reviewing website is seeking study participants willing to get paid $1,000 to eat cheese snacks before going to sleep. Sleep Junkie announced it is seeking five "dairy dreamers" for a study that seeks to address the commonly held belief...
  • Trump Suggests He’d Be Willing to Exercise the Bull Moose Option in Cryptic Truth Social Post

    12/29/2022 7:00:21 AM PST · by AT7Saluki · 187 replies
    American Tribune ^ | 12/29/2022 | Will (staff)
    "The Republican Party of 1912 decided it would be better off renominating William Howard Taft, even though its voters would have preferred another Roosevelt term. The resulting split ushered in Woodrow Wilson and the first academic globalists, whose bright ideas laid the groundwork for a second world war on the eve of the conclusion of the first. ... But, despite the obvious differences, we’re heading for a 1912-repeat, in which the Republican Party ignores its own voters. The Republican machine has no intention of letting us choose Trump again: He is not a uniparty team player. They’d rather lose an...