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Texas Fish & Game
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
State Geographical Center - Sunrise: 7:26 | Sunset: 7:31
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Dinosaur Feathers Find in Ancient Amber
Instead of digging through rocks and rubble to find fossils, a group of Canadian paleontologists decided to dig through museums' amber collections instead. Their unique approach paid off when they discovered feathers and never-before-seen structures, which they think are something called dinofuzz. As described in Science Now,
Texas Man Accused Of Being A Drunk Is Actually The Victim Of Weird Disease
A 61-year-old man in Texas recently showed up at local emergency room complaining of dizziness. The nurses at the hospital tested his blood alcohol level and found that it was a whopping .37 percent---way higher than the .08 level allowed by Texas law for driving. For the last five years, the man had been suspected by his family and by doctors of being a closeted alcoholic, but he had claimed time and time again that when he had these spells he had not been drinking. In this case, it turns out, he wasn't.
Electrical Connections on Boats: Win the Never-Ending Battle Electrical connections on boats present a never-ending battle. They corrode and corrupt, shake free from vibrations, and those that need to be constantly disconnected and reconnected, such as the plug-ends in the back of a removable fishfinder or chartplotter, are easily damaged with use. So, how's a boater supposed to keep all of the accessories aboard humming smoothly along? Here are some tips and tricks that will help you keep the juice flowing.
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"Figure 8" your flounder Flounder have a bad habit of running under the boat as you are fiddling with the net. A great solution according to retired flounder guide Capt. Skip James is to "figure eight" them. To do this move the rod in a sweeping "figure eight" motion until a net can be grabbed or if the fish swims directly to the boat being caught and is nowhere near tired.
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"Dogs ride inside", says Ford It is a personal pet peeve -- pardon my pun. I hate to see dogs chained or loose in the beds of pickup trucks. Yes, yes, I know you profess to love them more than your wife, girlfriend, or anyone else, but sticking them in the truck bed just doesn't show it. (I expect to take some heat because I have clearly addressed this to guys, but I honestly have never seen a woman pickup driver with a dog or dogs chained in the bed.)
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Texas Fish & Game
Thursday, September 19, 2013
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California Poised to Impose Full Ban of Lead Bullets
California is on the verge of becoming the first state to impose a full ban on hunting with lead bullets -- with environmentalists and gun-rights advocates squaring off as Gov. Jerry Brown decides whether to sign the legislation.