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
What They Saw On His House Had Neighbors Afraid to Go Outside
It seemed like a scene out of the Bible or an Alfred Hitchcock movie: an enormous swarm of bees surrounded a Spring, Texas home on Friday and appeared to be searching for entry into the home. But it was the neighbors, not the occupants of the home, who were... Read more
Video: Shark swims near paddleboarders
New video shows a young great white shark swimming dangerously close to paddleboarders in Manhattan Beach. Local photographer Bo Bridges filmed the shark Monday morning using a drone, which flew over Manhattan Beach, KTLA reported. He reportedly spotted the shark about 100 feet off the coast while he and... Read more
Will Nissan’s 2015 Navara be the reflection of the new Frontier
With new Nissan trucks — a new Titan in January and a new Frontier coming later as a 2016 or early 2017 model — in the works, could the new Navara, just introduced in Asia, be the doppelganger for the North American Frontier? I suspect so, since it has... Read more
See that Pig? He’s About to Make One Bold Move
Where ever this pig was going — a slaughterhouse, a new farm, a fair — it decided it would rather risk jumping from the top of a moving truck than get to its final destination. As the truck was rolling down the road, the brave pig popped its head... Read more