The UN Gun Conference Taking Place Right Now That You’ll Likely Want to Know About
A United Nations panel on small arms is gathering in New York this week, which has prompted some concern that it would push a gun control agenda that could reach the United States. The Program of Action to Prevent, Combat, and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and... Read more
Video: Joggers Caught in Tense Confrontation with Alberta Black Bear
Bears are inquisitive creatures, but sometimes that curiosity can turn lethal. Two joggers in Alberta are counting themselves lucky after they escaped a lengthy face-off with a young black bear. According to CTV News, Bruce Allan and Greg Armour were running through a wooded trail near Fort McMurrary on... Read more
How Italians Test Bullet Proof Vests (VIDEO)
The fact that this is even an option for these folks is a little scary.  I suppose there is just some data that needs to be collected that requires this sort of test.  Needless to say, don’t try this one at home. Source: AhmedHan via Youtube Read more
Angler hooks huge fish under Lake Livingston dam
Lake Livingston (KETK) — An East Texas angler was in for a surprise when he hooked a huge paddlefish below the Lake Livingston dam. Sam Brown said he accidently caught the fish when he was trying to hook catfish. Immediately following a quick picture, the fish was released back... Read more
Animal welfare groups petition feds to end lead ammo use on public lands
The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is leading a dozen animal protection organizations in asking the federal government to prohibit the use of traditional ammunition on public lands. The petition calls upon the Department of the Interior to require the use of non-lead ammunition when discharging a... Read more
Supreme Court rules for stricter scrutiny of gun purchases (VIDEO)
The Supreme Court on Monday tightened restrictions on gun purchases, ruling that buyers must take care to explicitly state on their federal purchase form whether they intend to keep or sell their newly-bought gun to someone else. The 5-4 ruling was seen as the biggest test of gun rights... Read more
What a Venomous Snake Attacking a Water Balloon Looks Like in Slow Motion
Nature shows might want to demonstrate the striking capabilities of some poisonous snakes, but how is one to do so with minimal risk of a deadly bite? How about take a hint from BBC Earth’s show, which taunted a puff adder snake with a red water balloon. The effect... Read more
Education Was the ‘Weapon’ This Student Was Allegedly Suspended for Having Even Really a Weapon?
Are paperclips dangerous weapons? Redditors tackled the question over the weekend, after user FatManManFat posted a picture of an alleged disciplinary note to the site on Saturday. “My friends (sic) little brother got suspended for having a weapon in school,” FatManManFat wrote. “His parents are furious.” “Sean was brought... Read more