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World Naked Gardening Day is May 7th

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By Randall Bonner

World Naked Gardening Day is May 7th, are you prepared?

World Naked Gardening Day is an opportunity to pull weeds, plant flowers, and harvest vegetables while getting some sun where it doesn’t usually shine.

While you might get a little dirty, the intention is good, clean, fun in the sun, and a move towards becoming more comfortable in our skin with “non-sexual nudity.”

Photo used with permission of World Naked Gardening Day website

Inspired by World Naked Bike Ride events, Mark Storey (consulting editor for Nude & Natural magazine) and permaculturalist <a target="_blank" …read more

Source:: Wide Open Spaces

Maui police investigate possible murder, suicide

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By Web Staff

The Maui Police Dept. reports that at 9:47 a.m. Thursday, April 5, Wailuku patrol officers responded to a suspicious call off of Akalei Place in Kahului.

Upon arrival, officers discovered the body of 69-year-old Dominador Basuel outside the residence with what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. A small caliber handgun was recovered near Basuel’s body.

Checks within the residence revealed the body of his ex-wife, 67-year-old Leticia Basuel, who appeared to have wounds which were consistent with that of a bladed instrument.

Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

A Murder in the Second Degree and a suicide case have …read more

Source:: KHON2 News

Use a Raccoon Penis Bone to Fashion an Ancient Fishing Hook

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By David Smith

We bet you never knew that you could use a raccoon penis bone to make a fish hook. It’s really not that hard…er, I mean, it’s really a fairly simple process.

For ages man has fashioned fish hooks from all sorts of natural materials, including antler, bone, shell, wood, metal, and other materials. We’ve even seen a fish hook fashioned from plant materials by Ray Mears before.

Here, Shawn Woods utilizes a very unusual material to reproduce his ancient fish hook. Woods uses a very specific kind of bone from a raccoon…a raccoon penis bone.

The …read more

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This Jumping Mako Shark Puts on Quite a Show

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By David Smith

This crazy mako shark is a jumping fool. Four leaps that take it completely out of the water and high into the air. It’s the jumping king of the shark world.

Matt Watson, of the Ultimate Fishing Show or the ITM Fishing Show, grabbed his phone to quickly film this mako shark at the end of a fisherman’s line. It’s quite a fight, as the mako makes like an acrobat and leaps wildly to try to throw the hook.

The mako is the fastest shark in the world, swimming at an incredible 60 …read more

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A Giant Alaskan Humpback Was Filmed Feeding Right Next to Dock

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By Brad Smith

Seeing an Alaskan humpback whale this close is just a normal day for these folks.

In the great outdoors, everything is pretty much relative to where you live. What is everyday stuff to one person is a life changing encounter with wildlife for another. When it comes to the land of the midnight sun, watching Alaskan humpback whales eat entire schools of fish next to a dock is pretty much normal everyday life.

As you are about to see in this video, Captain Cy of Strike Zone Sportfishing was able to get the whole thing on tape.

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Will a Handheld Minigun Blast Through Body Armor?

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By Jake Hofer

The age old question, will a minigun shoot through body armor?

Well maybe it isn’t an age old question, whether a minigun will shoot through body armor, but it would still be interesting to know. This M134 Minigun is a 7.62x51mm NATO, six barrel rotary machine gun with an extremely high fire rate.

Watch this gatling style machine gun fire away at body armor.

The fire power of the gun is apparent as the shooter is thrown a bit back. Who would’ve guessed the large rounds wouldn’t have pierced the body armor, but it didn’t.

Miniguns are as …read more

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D+DH Innovation Zone: Carbon Express Maxima Arrows

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By Alan Clemons

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Lennie Rezmer of Carbon Express explains highlights found on the new Maxima Blue RZ arrow, which is two grains per inch lighter than the Maxima Red. From the producers of Deer & Deer Hunting TV on Sportsman Channel. D+DH Innovation Zone, Season 1, Ep. 25. Originally published May 6, 2016. Carbon Express Maxima Arrows +++++ Get the Best Information from Deer […]

The post D+DH Innovation Zone: Carbon Express Maxima Arrows appeared first on Deer & Deer Hunting | Whitetail Deer Hunting Tips.

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Drone Captures Aerial View of Humpback Whales in Feeding Frenzy

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By David Smith

A large number of humpback whales engage in feeding on massive schools of herring. The amazing footage is captured by drone camera.

Wildlife photographer and filmmaker Patrick Dykstra was in the fjords of Norway following herds of feeding humpback whales. The whales have grouped together to dine on giant schools of herring. Dykstra admitted that he’d never seen so many whales in one place.

Dykstra also filmed the whales using a drone, enabling him to capture the pods of whales herding the herring into inescapable situations. The lunging whales swallow vast numbers of the fish along with huge quantities of water.

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Puna man arrested on suspicion of multiple murders

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By Web Staff

Hawaii Island police arrested a Puna man early Friday morning on suspicion of multiple murders.

At approximately 1:30 a.m. May 6, officers responded to a disturbance call in the Leilani Estates subdivision in Puna.

Upon arrival, they observed a vehicle leaving the area. Officers stopped the vehicle and discovered the body of a female adult inside.

The driver of the vehicle was identified as 49-year-old John Ali Hoffman of Leilani Estates.

Checks at the home of the reported disturbance reveal two additional dead bodies in the house.

Hoffman was arrested on suspicion of three counts of second-degree murder, one count of first-degree murder and …read more

Source:: KHON2 News

Japanese Hunter Nails Duck with His Homemade Slingshot

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By Eric Nestor

A slingshot can prove to be a handy weapon.

This hunter in Japan with a homemade slingshot brings home a duck.

Watch as this hunter in Japan nails a duck with his homemade slingshot.

Think you need fancy equipment to hunt in an emergency situation? This hunter in Japan shows you how it’s done with homemade gear.

Armed with a homemade slingshot, this hunter landed a perfect head shot on a duck. In a pinch this homemade slingshot would bring meat to the table without the need of true ammunition. That would be …read more

Source:: Wide Open Spaces