Shark eyes designed to catch photons in twilight zone
The unique eye structure of deep-sea bioluminescent sharks helps them survive in the twilight zone, a study has found. Detailed mapping of the eye structure of five species of bioluminescent sharks reveals they have a higher rod densities than other sharks, report a team of international researchers in the... Read more
Missouri Voters Overwhelmingly Vote to Amend State Constitution to Protect Gun Rights
The following story is via the NRA-ILA. By an overwhelming margin of 61 to 39 percent, Missouri voters have adopted an amendment backed by the National Rifle Association (NRA) to their state constitution strengthening the Right to Keep and Bear Arms. Senate Joint Resolution 36 declares that right to... Read more
California’s giant sea bass making a comeback after near extinction
UC Santa Barbara researchers are asking recreational divers to participate in a giant sea bass census this week. According to researchers these fish can grow to more than 600 pounds and are making a comeback from the brink of extinction. The species, sometimes called black sea bass, were heavily... Read more
Gun rights group calls out White House over definition of Second Amendment
Gun Owners of America posted an open letter to President Obama Tuesday to correct what they feel is a false description of the Second Amendment on the White House website. The gun rights group, who claim to represent some 300,000 members and supporters, state that the abbreviated explanation on... Read more
Three Opah Fish Caught in One Day by Lucky California Anglers
A trio of fishermen from Southern California managed to nab a rare accomplishment: the capture of three behemoth opahs in a single fishing trip. According to Excel Long Range Fishing, anglers Armando Castillo, Joe Ludow, and Travis Savala all got their own opah near San Martin. The anglers’ fish... Read more
Cabela’s Exclusive 1911 Pistols
Magnum Research announced the introduction of four Desert Eagle 1911 guns to be sold exclusively through the outdoor retailer Cabela’s. The first two guns use cast carbon steel frames with a gray Cerakote finish. The matte black slides are machined from solid billets of steel. A 5″ barrel “G”... Read more
Debunking The Steel Case Ammo Myth
Like many of you, I’ve heard people claim for years that steel-cased ammo will increase wear and tear on your firearms. The “conventional wisdom” is that steel-case ammo is harder than brass-cased ammo, a “fact” that this video seems to debunk. Thoughts? Source: BearingArms.com Read more
Hippo tot is tossed around by crocodile after young animal is snatched while its mother had her back turned
Splashing around in the water with macabre glee, a crocodile flings a young hippo calf around in its jaws like a rag doll. The giant predator reared out of the water to reveal the tiny carcass after apparently snatching its prey while its mother’s back was turned. Amateur photographer... Read more