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Missouri training teachers to carry concealed weapons in the classroom
WEST PLAINS, Mo. – From a hilltop west of this Ozarks town, trees stretch to the end of the world and only the low rumble of far-off thunder breaks the morning quiet. That is about to change. “On the command of ‘gun’!” the chief instructor calls out. “Two steps... Read more
Video: Bear Just Wants to Hang with Photographer
While photographing brown bears at the McNeil River State Game Sanctuary and Refuge, Drew Hamilton got a little closer to one furry friend than he may have liked. Hamilton worked with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game at the time and was at the refuge to observe and... Read more
See the Smoking Evidence One Man Recorded After He Was Struck by Lightning in His Yard
A sunny Saturday afternoon seemed to be the perfect time for Sean O’Connor of Atlanta to start some yard work. “Just as I picked up the rake, I heard a loud crashing sound,” O’Connor told WGCL-TV. “A few moments later I was picking myself up off the ground. I... Read more
How Women Are Concealing Firearms in Some Interesting New Ways
As the number of women holding concealed carry permits surges, ladies are confronting a problem: where should they actually conceal and carry their guns? Nearly 67,000 Texas women obtained concealed carry permits in 2013, WFAA-TV reported, and many are finding existing holster options insufficient. “Most holsters have been built... Read more
Caught on Video: Guys Learn That Attempting to Move an 11-Foot Alligator May Result in 80 Stitches
A man in Sulphur, Louisiana, required 80 stitches after he and his friends thought it would be a good idea to attempt to move an 11-foot alligator that was blocking a roadway. Glen Bonin thought they had a pretty good plan. They took their shirts off and threw them... Read more
Gun Store Famous for Political Signs Alleges Backlash From Their Bank That Could Shut Them Down
You’ve probably seen one of Tactical Firearms’ signs floating around on social media. The Texas gun store is famous for their snarky political signs. Here are a few examples.   Now, it seems like the shop may be facing some blowback, and the shop is wondering if it’s political... Read more
GoPro-Equipped Drone Captures $24 Million Yacht Going Up in Flames
Kurt Roll, a boat captain in San Diego, told Mashable that he captured images of a magnificent yacht on fire in a nearby marina, using a DJI Phantom quadcopter with a GoPro camera attached. About 100 workers on site at the time were evacuated, reported KGTV-TV in San Diego. “The fire started... Read more
Bacon Preservative Is Being Tested for a Surprising New Use
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A preservative used to cure bacon is being tested as poison for the nation’s estimated 5 million feral hogs. Descendants of both escaped domestic pigs and imported Eurasian boars, the swine cost the U.S. about $1.5 billion a year — including $800 million in damage to... Read more