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Lidar-Lite 360 Mirror Scanner

One of our favorite roboticists, r3n33, has been up to some magic with lite and mirrors. R3n33 has used a spinning mirror to get a 360 degree view with a LIDAR-lite sensor, without moving the sensor itself. The results speak for themselves, but here’s what r3n33 had to say about it: This is my idea [...]

Best Bird of the Weekend (Second of July 2015)

2 months agoHobbies / Birding : 10,000 Birds

Perfect summer weekends make me feel like the War Boy Nux in Mad Max: Fury Road does when he says,...

Video Hatch: “Mayfly”

2 months agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

This short film from Vaidas Uselis features amazing footage of mayflies and dry fly fishing in Norwegian forest lakes.

9-Year-Old Lands 600-Pound Sturgeon

Photo via Great River Fishing Adventures I’m an adult, and the thought of reeling in a 600-pound sturgeon is exhausting, but that’s exactly what New Jersey native Kegan Rothman did last month in British Columbia after a two-hour battle,...Show More Summary

Who Will Win, Cat or PhantomX Hexapod?

Ok, Ok, this actually isn’t a battle between a cat and a Hexapod, but its a video with a cat and a hexapod, so that counts for something, right? This video, uploaded to user NOXGENUS RECORDINGS on YouTube, features a Trossen Robotics PhantomX AX Hexapod with Dynamixel AX-18 servos running Phoenix Code. The user mentions [...]

Bumblebees Can’t Handle the Heat, Can’t Escape the Kitchen

There’s plenty to grumble about if you’re a bumblebee. When humans aren’t mooching off your free pollination services, they’re blasting you with deadly, disorienting toxins or encroaching on your ever-dwindling wildflower habitats. Plus, you’re constantly fighting off invasions of parasitic mites that threaten to collapse your colonies. Show More Summary

Mid Summer Update

I know in my last post, I said I was going to blog more, not that great, but here I am.  Work, Business, Family and other stuff has kept me off the water more then I would have chosen. I have only fished 3 small tournaments thus far,...Show More Summary

What is the State Bird of Minnesota?

2 months agoHobbies / Birding : 10,000 Birds

Picture this: you are on a lake, with dusk just beginning to fall. The surface of the water is calm,...

Video Hatch: “In Our Time”

2 months agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

This short film from Jensen Fly Fishing features impressive footage of fly fishing in New Zealand.

Tippets: Tenkara Mousing, C&R Techniques for Steelhead, B.C. Fishing Ban

2 months agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

“Fish with a tenkara rod long enough and you will start looking for ways to push the envelope,” writes Tom Sadler. Read more about his foray into mousing with a tenkara rod via Hatch Magazine. In a recent instructional video, … more...

Dinosaur Hunting – the Guns of Jurassic World

Reviving over 20 years of nostalgia, Jurassic World came out of the gate with a record setting opening weekend. Watching the movie, I know I couldn’t be the only one considering the ages old debate: What gun would you take dinosaur hunting? This article will be as light as possible on spoilers. Show More Summary

Video Hatch: “Fly fishing: Hemsedal, Norway”

2 months agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

This short film from André Folkedal offers footage of fly fishing for brown trout, set in the beautiful landscape and rivers of Norway.


"I was looking for no less than a new way of living in this world for our entire society," says Clay Shank. "Like, 'What's the alternative to this capitalistic system that we have here'?" Today, we bring you "700," the story of ClayShow More Summary

Tippets: Zimmerman on Carp Flies, C&R for Tiger Muskies

2 months agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Jay Zimmerman, author of the recent book “Best Carp Flies, The: How to Tie and Fish Them,” talks about the evolution of carp fishing as well as the philosophy behind a well-tied fly in a recent podcast episode on The Itinerant … mor...

Fair Chase: Hunting Like the Ancients

Debuting today on Vimeo, Fair Chase follows a team of top-notch long-distance runners as they pursue and attempt to kill a pronghorn antelope on foot, a practice known as persistence hunting. Scholars believe this method is how ancient...Show More Summary

New Episodes of SportingDog Adventures Air This Week

2 months agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

Delavan (June 30, 2015) – Eight networks welcome the return of SportingDog Adventures this week, beginning with a vortex of ducks in Saskatchewan, Canada! “We deployed our newest weapon in the field, Cabela’s Northern Flight Vortex, and it was beyond effective on this show’s hunt,” says Jeff Fuller, Host and Executive Producer. Show More Summary

Go Baby Panda, Go!

Summer Fridays can be tough. Sometimes it takes a little pick-me-up to get you through the painfully slow crawl of minutes between clocking in and happy hour. Some weeks, that comes in the form of a historic Supreme Court decision on marriage equality. Show More Summary

Running the Coast: Official Trailer

2 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

What happens when the world's largest migration intersects with a thousand miles of passionate, sleep deprived anglers? This multi-year odyssey following the Striped Bass, logs the mayhem of the striped bass migration,and shows the challenge of finding a fish that can appear anywhere from the Chesapeake Bay to Portland Maine. Show More Summary

GLOCK Receives Telly Awards for G43 Product Release Video

2 months agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

SMYRNA, Ga. – Jun. 23, 2015- GLOCK, Inc. was honored for the G43 Product Release broadcast commercials and Internet video at the 36th Annual Telly Awards, announced last week. In partnership with Rogin Entertainment, the Awards were received in five varied categories. Show More Summary

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