Teacher removed for ‘dangerous’ science projects; supporters rally
A popular Los Angeles high school science teacher has been suspended after students turned in projects that appeared dangerous to administrators, spurring a campaign calling for his return to the classroom. Students and parents have rallied around Greg Schiller after his suspension in February from the downtown Cortines School... Read more
State weighs draining boats to stem invasives’ drain on ecosystems
Texas boaters appear almost certain to be drafted as combatants in a battle aimed at slowing spread of zebra mussels, an invasive mollusk that can cripple inland fisheries and already has cost Texans more than $300 million because of its effects on crucial water supply infrastructure. The Texas Parks... Read more
Why You Should Care That Millions of Bats Are Infected With a Deadly Fungal Disease
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (TheBlaze/AP) — Though bats might not be the most favored of creatures among the general public, the mass death of millions already — and more to come — should be concerning given the far reaching effects it could have on the ecosystem. The fungal disease that has... Read more
5 worst home defense shotshells
So you’ve decided to use a shotgun for home defense, but you’re unsure what load to use in your scattergun. Double ought buck, one ounce slug, 2 ¾ inch or 3 inch, there are so many options. While this article won’t tell you which ones to use, it will show... Read more
(Video) ARES SCR – Is This The AR-15 Alternative Residents in Gun Control States Have Been Waiting For?
It was bound to happen. A gun with the same controls as the AR-15, but with none of the so called “military features” that gun control advocates like to ban in less than free states. Here we have the ARES Defense Systems, Inc. SCR (Sporting Configurable Rifle). The rifle... Read more
Obama Requests $1.1 Billion, DOJ $382.1 Million for Gun Control
President Obama has requested $1.1 billion and the Department of Justice (DOJ) asked for $382.1 million for gun control “to protect Americans from gun violence.” Included in the DOJ’s $382.1 million figure is a request for $2 million for smart gun technology grants. According to The Washington Beacon, Obama’s $1.1... Read more
Texas Congressman Introduces Bill to Allow Military Personnel to Carry Firearms on Base
Texas Congressman Steve Stockman has introduced a bill that would allow military personnel to carry firearms on military bases on American soil. Stockman took to USA Today in an op-ed to make the case for his bill. Here is an excerpt, The ban on allowing military personnel to carry... Read more
Protecting the Gulf: Texas A&M’s TABS Buoy System
When it comes to state spending and success rates, cost savings, and overall bang-for-your-buck bottom lines, it’s hard to beat Texas A&M University’s TABS buoy system that relays vital information all along the Texas gulf coast. With support from the Texas General Land Office, Texas A&M researchers have developed the only... Read more