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Rare Piebald Fawn Born in Michigan

Photos via MLive.Com/Youtube.com A piebald fawn born at a tourist attraction, called Deer Tracks Junction, has become a big draw for visitors to this Grand Rapids, Michigan, farm. Less than one percent of deer are piebalds, which have...Show More Summary

NWTF Gives Testimony During House Committee to Encourage Active Forest Management

2 months agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The National Wild Turkey Federation’s (NWTF) Chief Conservation Officer Becky Humphries testified today at the House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Federal Lands regarding legislation to address forest policy reform and encourage active forest management. Show More Summary

Robots aren’t great at understanding laundry.

The roboticists at UC Berkeley are really ramping up their game with a very clever robot named BRETT (Berkeley Robot for the Elimination of Tedious Tasks). BRETT has been challenged with the task of understanding and folding various bits of laundry. What seems like a very simple task is actually quite problematic from the viewpoint [...]

Sportsman Channel “Realtree Hunting Camp Tuesday” presented by Nikon Showcases Monster Bucks, Elite Archers and Major League Bowhunters

2 months agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

NEW BERLIN, WI (June 4, 2015) – Sportsman Channel’s Realtree Hunting Camp Tuesday presented by Nikon(8-11 p.m. ET/PT) is the place to be for viewers interested in seeing major league bowhunters engaged in pursuing monster bucks in the savage outdoors. Show More Summary

Stuff

2 months agoHobbies / Knitting : Yarn Miracle

The sheep I’ve been working on since around book fair time is close to finished. He’s only missing a head and ears. Oh, and a tail. Disassembled toys can be confusing to look at. Or maybe just disturbing. I used … Continue reading ?

How Did T. Rex Have Sex?

Dear reader, you and I have had some good times here. Together we’ve learned about oral sex in bats, golden showers with porcupines, and even the real meaning of “doggy style.” Now I have three words for you: Tyrannosaurus rex sex. I...Show More Summary

You're Free!

In need of a little pick-me-up to carry you into the weekend? The video above shows Hume, a koala that had been a patient at the Australia National Zoo’s wildlife hospital for two years, being released back into the wild. OriginallyShow More Summary

Do Not Feed Baby Birds Ham

2 months agoHobbies / Birding : 10,000 Birds

Wildlife rehabilitators are a multi-tasking lot. Not only do we take care of zillions of injured and orphaned birds/mammals/reptiles/whatever, we...

Vertigo!

June peonies, March sheds. Sitting down long enough to do a post is a real struggle in June. But I have a PSA to write, a great need to take the time to write about something that happened to me, because I hope it will help someone, anyone out there who's suffering from vertigo--unexplained dizziness, with no other symptoms. Show More Summary

Robotic Exoskeleton Soccer Match

The roboticists at UC Berkeley are working the design of a robotic exoskeleton with a low price point. There are other robotic exoskeletons in existence right now, HULC being developed for the military in the United States, and Cyberdyne’s HAL being leased to the elderly for medical purposes in Japan, but each of these projects [...]

Video Hatch: “Ultra-FishN”

2 months agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

This short film from Matt Galland combines ultra-running and backcountry fishing, for some beautiful footage of both countryside and fish.

McPhail Wins Gold, Sanderson Silver in Munich World Cup

2 months agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (May 30, 2015) – Michael McPhail continued his winning ways by picking up his second consecutive gold medal in two weeks, this time at the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Munich, Germany. Show More Summary

Going It Alone

Andrew Fields wasn’t looking for a miracle. The Ph.D. candidate at Stony Brook University's School of Marine and Atmospheric Science was just doing some routine genetic sampling of his study organism, the critically endangered smalltooth sawfish. Show More Summary

Have you ever seen a Cockroach launch a Bird?

UC Berkeley’s Biomimetic Millisystems Lab is up to something interesting! VelociRoach and H2Bird are a robot team that works together to take flight! There are so many angles to look at this work from, whether it be the fact that they are mimicking the biology of cockroaches and birds, using sensors to determine the proper [...]

Tracy Grazia Joins NWTF Conservation Staff

2 months agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) and the USDA Forest Service (USFS) have named Tracy Grazia as the new NWTF/USFS Making Tracks Program Coordinator. Grazia is responsible for coordinating and promoting theShow More Summary

Ani-Logics Partners with Winchester Deadly Passion

2 months agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

MINNETONKA, Minn.; (June 1, 2015) — Winchester Deadly Passion with Melissa Bachman is proud to announce a new partnership with Ani-Logics for the remainder of 2015 and into 2016. Ani-Logics is a deer nutrition feed company specializing...Show More Summary

How Close is Too Close: Bobcat vs. Coyote

An Arlington, Texas resident bicycling through River Legacy Park early last month encountered and filmed a wild bobcat and coyote engaged in a stand off.   The video, later posted to YouTube by a man identifying himself as John Snow, shows an obviously agitated bobcat staring down an oblivious coyote. Show More Summary

Aztech Scenic Design: Taking 3D Printing To The Limit

What can you do with a 3D printer today? There is a whole lot of misinformation out there: technology-oblivious and badly informed people will readily try to convince you that you can print “anything” with a 3D printer. While that argument is easily disproven, the category of 3D printing opponents (i.e. those that cannot or

Back at it!

First off, apologize to you long time readers that made the transition to the new site, as you have not been rewarded with new content here.  I am planning on changing that, effective immediately.  While I am not going to promise a new...Show More Summary

Work Sharp Guided Sharpening System

Sharpening is not a natural act for mankind. When Homo sapiens began using cutting tools, which were flint or obsidian, we never sharpened the dull ones. We threw them away, thus delighting paleontologists yet unborn, and whacked off...Show More Summary

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