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Gun Test: Montana Rifle Company Prairie Runner Video Review

/ Montana Rifle Co. Prairie Runner by OutdoorLife A good varmint rifle needs to deliver excellent accuracy and be configured so the shooter can see his hits (or misses). The Prairie Runner excels at both.  Chambered in.22/250, the Prairie Runner was one of our favorite guns to shoot at the 2016 Gun Test. Show More Summary

Major Flooding Claims Lives in West Virginia, Plus 5 Tips to Help You Stay Safe in the Event of a Flood

Photo by FirstEnergy Corp. Flooding in West Virginia Floods kill an average of 46 people each year in the United States, but severe flooding over the weekend has claimed more than half of that average in just one weather event. In all,...Show More Summary

Russian Man Buys Wood Crates for Firewood and Finds 79 AKs Inside

Have you ever walked down the street and found some cash laying on the ground? One time I found a $20 bill on the sidewalk when I was walking home from school, that was pretty cool. Not as cool as one lucky guy in Russia who found aShow More Summary

POTD: Salvo12 And Wait For The Flash

Neman L. shared this photo he took using a GoPro. It shows the muzzle flash coming out of his Stoeger M3500 suppressed with a SilencerCo Salvo12. He posted it in response to me posting this photo of my Mossberg 930 JMPro with Salvo 12. His is better. The post POTD: Salvo12 And Wait For The Flash appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

Meatless Monday: Bean Burgers

2 days agoHobbies / Crafts : Craftster

Are you ready for some backyard fun this 4th of July weekend? You’ve got your drink with the little umbrella, the baby pool filled and now you just need some burgers for the grill. Whip up a batch of Bean Burgers courtesy of Craftster Member Mangomerle that will have even the most hardcore meat eater […]

Why the World Is Better Than You Think in 10 Powerful Charts

When I published Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think in February 2012, I included about 80 charts in the back of the book showing very strong evidence that the world is getting better. Over the last five years, this trend has continued and accelerated. Show More Summary

Gun Lab: Lightweight Prototype AR from MG Arms

/ MG Arms Prototype AR by OutdoorLife This ultra-lightweight skeletonized prototype from MG Arms is so new it doesn't even have a name yet. Here's a sneak peek.

Whitetail Fawns on the Ground: Will They Make it to Fall?

Photo by National Park Service Most fawn mortality takes place in the first two weeks following birth. It’s official, the fawns are on the ground. Anyone who can count to two hundred backwards knows the results of last fall’s (roughly mid-November) rut are already on the ground. Show More Summary

‘HIT MAN’ Homemade Silencers (And Other Internet Hilarity)

I think i might have stumbled upon an internet equivalent of a comedy jackpot. In a HubPages post by ‘fr0gman’, the excerpts of a supposedly banned book HIT MAN: A Technical Manual For Independent Contractors detail how to build a “homemade silencer”. Show More Summary

Recipe: Grilled Bluegill With Cilantro-Lime Gremolata

Photo by David Draper This summer, save bigger bluegills for the grill. Remember those bluegills I told you how to scale last week? Well, you could certainly fry them, or instead, opt for a healthier and less messy alternative. I save...Show More Summary

Close Call: A Deer Hunter Falls Through the Ice

Photo by John Ritter Shawn Langstaff was crossing a frozen lake when the ice gave out.  At sunup November 20, 2006, Shawn Langstaff began walking across a frozen lake in South Dakota’s Waubay Wildlife Refuge toward an island where big bucks were rumored to hang out. Show More Summary

Four of the All-Time Worst Fishing Lures

Some are novelties, such as the Heddon miniature Coors beer-can crankbait, still being sold on the Internet. For only $7.46 plus shipping, you too can catch a bass on a beer can. You won’t catch very many, though, and the joke gets pretty thin in a hurry. 

Watermelon and Squash – Do Not Cross-pollinate

Q: I think I have a watermelon/squash hybrid in my garden. This came up this year where I planted squash. I didn’t plant watermelons this year but had planted watermelons in the spot last year. A: It’s probably not what you think. Although many members of the Cucurbit family interchange pollen to create hybrids, watermelons […]

Infographic: The Future of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles

Autonomous underwater vehicles could survey pipelines—or perform military missions

Firearms Food for Thought: Frangible Ammo Use

It just might be the unsung hero of the ammunition world: frangible rounds. Of course, it also seems to be widely misunderstood, not to mention underused. And while there aren’t a lot of companies out there manufacturing quality frangible rounds, there are a few. Show More Summary

Use the Tide to Your Advantage to Catch More Bass

Photo by David A. Brown High tide can provide access to shallow backwaters. Last week’s full moon boasted multiple talking points: it coincided with the summer solstice (June 20), and was the Algonquian Indians’ harvest-referencing “strawberry...Show More Summary

What Age Laydown Is The Most "Fishy?"

Old lay-down tree I’ve had numerous bass fishermen tell me that they prefer “fresh” laydowns for big bass. To be honest, this statement has always confused me, mostly because my best bass usually come off of dead trees, or at least laydowns that have been in the water for a year or so. Show More Summary

Meadow views and fantasy treehouses at Longwood Gardens

2 days agoHobbies / Gardening : Digging

Contrasting with the many formal and traditional gardens at Longwood Gardens (a Philadelphia-area estate garden I visited earlier this month), the 2-year-old Meadow Garden presents an appearance of wild nature. The meadow’s 86 rolling...Show More Summary

Olympian Thrasher Earns National Title Along with Christenson and Markowski

Proving once again that 2016 is the year of Ginny, the Rio-bound Ginny Thrasher backed up her Olympic spot by claiming a The post Olympian Thrasher Earns National Title Along with Christenson and Markowski appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.

A Helping Hand for Quail – Illinois’ Habitat Strike Team

New partnership based in quail range supports Illinois Recreational Access Program Springfield, Ill. – June 24, 2016 – Quail Forever and the The post A Helping Hand for Quail – Illinois’ Habitat Strike Team appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.

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