Alaska Man Uses .45 Handgun to Kill 9ft Grizzly Trying to Get Into His House
Not going to include this one in our formal count of defensive gun uses since we usually don’t count animal encounters, but it is certainly an example of using a firearm to possibly save lives. In this case, an Alaska man had to use his .45ACP handgun to shoot... Read more
Battle of man vs. fish captured by photographer
SARASOTA, Fla. — The old adage ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’ holds true for the picture of Nick Halloran fighting a huge tarpon from his paddle board. The young avid fisherman, who lives in Lakewood Ranch, had a summer goal to catch a tarpon from his stand-up... Read more
He Was Simply Trying to Kill a Spider…With a Blowtorch…Guess How It Ended
SEATTLE (AP) — A man who used a can of spray paint and a lighter as a makeshift blowtorch to kill a spider in his laundry room started a blaze that caused $60,000 worth of damage, Seattle fire officials said Wednesday. The man and his mother got out of the... Read more
House of Representatives Votes to Block Virtually ALL of Washington DC’s Gun Laws
The House of Representatives today voted in favor of Washington DC gun owners. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) today offered an amendment to the House Spending Bill today that would essentially defund all gun control efforts in the nation’s capital. The amendment reads as follows, None of the funds made... Read more
Do sharks help predict hurricanes? (VIDEO)
MIAMI — Researchers in Florida are testing an unorthodox method of forecasting hurricanes. They’re trying to determine if sharks and other large fish can help them reliably predict the deadly storms. Hurricane Charlie packed wicked winds and killed more than a dozen people. Ten years and millions of dollars... Read more
Federal judge sides with open carry group in free speech suit (VIDEO)
Gun rights group Open Carry Tarrant County (OCTC) won the first round of a federal lawsuit against an effort by Arlington, Texas to prevent them from handing out literature at city intersections. The group had filed suit in May against the city to prevent enforcement of a local ordinance... Read more
Fisherman Describes Reeling In 482-Pound Halibut
(SANTA ANA, Calif.) — The California man who reeled in a 482-pound halibut off the coast of Alaska says his bait had an extra something at the end that, he joked, could have made the difference in snagging a fish nearly five times the weight of his usual catch.... Read more
Watch Something That Happens to Millions of Drivers a Year but Is Rarely Caught on Camera
In the U.S. alone, it is estimated that more than 1 million car-deer collisions happen each year. Odds are you probably know someone who has hit a deer. Still, the shock and trauma of such damaging events are rarely caught on camera. But in Russia where many have dashboard-mounted... Read more