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President Obama Proposes Wilderness Protections for Oil-rich Alaskan Coast

This week, President Barack Obama's administration announced that the Department of the Interior has released a new conservation plan for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) that will designate more than 12 million acres as wilderness, including...

Big Bore Silencer and Suppressed Bolt Carriers from Gemtech

My last day at SHOT I finally got to stop by one of my last vendors, Gemtech. Even near the end of the show, their huge booth was still packed with hardly any room to spare. The new products that were being showcased at SHOT includeShow More Summary

What's happening in the hive right now

This latest stretch of warm weather has come at the right time. This is the time of year when bees move from the lower box into the top box. The warm weather makes it easy for the bees to make this transition. I talked to some beekeepers who said their hives were heavy with honey going into the winter. Show More Summary

Ameriglo Sights

44 minutes agoHobbies / Hunting : The Firearm Blog

Ameriglo has a long history of making small arms sights and had a large portion of their product line on display at SHOT Show.Ameriglo has a reputation for good quality sights that are both durable and long-lasting, and they make them for a vast number of handguns. I stopped by their booth to take a […] Read More … The post Ameriglo Sights appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

Sun Devil MFG Adjustable Gas Key

48 minutes agoHobbies / Hunting : The Firearm Blog

Sun Devil Manufacturing released their new Adjustable Gas Key at the 2015 SHOT Show. Dubbed the ADIGS (adjustable drop in gas system), their new gas key is compatible with both AR15 and AR10 bolt carriers. It’s adjusted via a self locking...Show More Summary

An Incredible “First Buck Story” from Brent Rich

Today’s Wired To Hunt reader success story comes from Brent Rich who killed his first buck this year and got an especially exciting story to go along with it! Today we’re lucky that he’s chosen to share it with us. Enjoy, and join me in giving Brent a big congrats! – MK By Brent Rich […]

Inventory (of sorts)

If you follow me on Instagram, maybe you saw a photo of my honest craft room earlier this week? A hot mess, for sure. I've been busy cutting and sewing and have not put a single thing away since the...

Guerrilla Grip Mag Grip and Bullet Button Tool for CA AR15s

While walking the SHOT Show floor I stumbled upon a product from Guerrilla Worx. Their new Guerrilla Grip AR15 magazine grips include an integrated tool in the base of the grip for use with the bullet buttons used on AR15s in California. Show More Summary

Yes It Really Does Have Something to do with chess

For many, Scrabble is merely a board game. For others it is an intellectual pilgrimage. In this book, Stefan Fatsis, journalist and self-confessed word freak, goes in search of the people for whom Scrabble is life and affords us a glimpse...Show More Summary

Bruce Babbitt blasts Utah’s land transfer plan

5 hours agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Former Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt was the guest speaker at last week's Outdoor Retailer Industry Breakfast. Babitt took the opportunity to blast Utah Governor Gary Herbert's campaign to force the handover of 31 million acres of public lands. Show More Summary

Hoagy Carmichael Bamboo Rod Shop Interview Preview

5 hours agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Hoagy Carmichael -- donated his bamboo fly rod shop, itself formerly Everett Garrison's rod shop, to the Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum. His son Ben recently interviewed him about the shop, his relationship with Mr. Garrison, and more. The full edit will be released in mid to late February, 2015. LINK (via: New England On The Fly)

Morana Kranjec’s Folded Dresses

Croation-born Morana Kranjec’s presented her creations at the Vauxhall Fashion Scout exhibition during London Fashion Week. Despite the delicate nature, intricacies and separate pieces, the origami was stable enough to envelop the body. (via Trendhunter)

You Can Always Get Scammed

Even hobbies have their villains. People that spend the big money on huge quantities of cards, or even the big money on just one or two cards, definitely know that the card collecting "Hobby" as its known isn't immune to dirtbags. Like...Show More Summary

Birdchick Podcast #183 Birder Humor

I just can't stop giggling at this from a Tumblr. Remarkable semi-palmated sandpiper journey. Western seabirds taking a beating this winter from goop to possible starvation. How women can pee standing up starting on page 18 of this ...

The Sicilian Najdorf Defense ... and more

The Sicilian DragonPosted on January 27,2015 By GM Levan Aroshidze in Strategy & Game Review, Chess Openings, Beginner's Corner. The Dragon variation is probably the most aggressive and ambitious line of the Sicilian defense, but at the same time it is quite risky. Show More Summary

Attacking chess tactic

b2rbrk1/4Rppp/pp6/1pqP4/nQ6/P2B1N1P/1PP3P1/1K1R4 w - - 0 1White to move. How should White proceed?Level of difficulty: 2 out of 4 Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar

Gibraltar round 2 pairings

Full pairings: http://chess-results.com/tnr158561.aspx Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar

GM Ghaem Maghami convincing champion of Iran

The 2015 Iranian National Chess Championship (Men’s Final) took place from 20th to 27th January, 2015, in Mashad, the second most populous city in Iran and a major oasis along the ancient Silk Road connecting with Merv in the East.The event was an 11-round Swiss tournament consisting of 29 players. Show More Summary

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