I am waiting for the animal whacks to call for the captains imprisonment, and halting all whale watching. My issues is did they let the whale go to waste or did they cut it up ans use it? It wasn’t a pretty sight, but whale watchers on the Princess Cruise Lines’ Sapphire Princess enjoying a trip along the Alaskan/Canadian Inside Passage got more than they bargained for when they arrived at the port of Vancouver, BC and discovered a dead, 70-ton fin whale stuck to the bow. Via AP.
No, not really Bear Grills, but A Boulder County, Colo. man fired three rounds from a shotgun at a real bear he discovered inside his home early this morning, wounding the animal. The incident marked the third such home intrusion by a black bear in the county in the past four days. All occurred while residents were home The Boulder Daily Camera.
Here’s a fishing-related story that, quite frankly, leaves us speechless. A New York-based gay rights group alleges the Huntington (Ore) Lion’s Club violated state anti-discrimination laws because it refused to grant a couples’ discount to two avowed lesbians who entered its annual Catfish Derby in May. “I wasn’t making any statement against lesbians…I was just trying to run a catfish derby,” said derby chairman Mike Raney. In the Baker City Herald.
Sources say a private Los Angeles gun collector paid $95,600 for the Remington .41 cal. double derringer found hidden in gangster John Dillinger’s sock at the time of his Tucson, Ariz. arrest in January 1932. Pre-sale estimates for the auction that concluded Saturday were placed between $35,000 and $45,000. The Arizona Daily Star and via AP.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – At 52, Dr. William Petit faces years – perhaps decades – of emotionally draining court hearings before the two men charged with murdering his family in a 2007 home invasion may be convicted and executed. Read more
This is not a typical TB news alert however we feel it is an important issue when it deals with the state taking your kids. Should the State be allowed to arrest you if your child is Fat? What is the limit? How fat is fat? What if your child is thin ? How thin is to thin? This case is being watched closely, if the mother looses then any child considered to be in an unhealthy condition for bad eating habits fat or thin, The child can be removed from the care of the parents and the parents can be charged criminally. At this point the only cases that have succeed in this area have been misdemeanors, this is the first felony case of its kind. This is serious folks. Read more
Zip lock bag
1/2 roll of shop type paper towels
2 tlb of baby oil
2 tlb of waterless baby bath
2 cups of water
Cut roll of paper towels in half, remove center cardboard, mix liquid ingredients, place in zip lock bag, pour on top of paper towels, Each roll of towels makes 2 sets of wipes. Let them sit for about 1 hour all the liquid has enough time to absorb the entire 1/2 roll. Place in the car your pack or use at home.
Get a roll of the shop type paper towels. Separate the paper towels and place them, stacked in layers, in a container with a tight-fitting lid to coat. I use an old square Tupperware container. Read more
Fill a large tuna or simaler can with fine sand and saturate it with gasoline, kerosene, alcohol, etc. Move the fuel source away from the can and light, depending on can size it will burn more than long enough to cook your meal.
1 Bar – Naphtha soap (or slimier bar soap)
1 cup – Baking soda
1/2 cup – Borax
Grate the Naphtha soap into small pieces with cheese grater, or food processor, mix with other ingredients. Store in a large zip lock bag, or other lidded container. Use 1-2 Tablespoons per load of laundry depending on water softness.
Works just as well or better than the expensive stuff.
You could probably assert he’s “smarter than the average bear.” That’s because some campers in NYs northeastern Adirondacks have recently found one particular bruin has learned to compromise The BearVault 500, a “bear proof” cannister used to store food in areas inhabited by the animals. We’re trying to work on a new design that we can hopefully test on,” said BearVault’s Jamie Hogan. Mnpls Star-Tribune.
In an ordeal that lasted more than an hour, the owner of a wildlife rescue company pulled a 14-foot Burmese python from inside an E. Manatee, Fla. drainage pipe, where the big snake may have lived for years. Justin Matthews said he plans to use the snake to teach the public why the species shouldn’t be kept as pets. The Bradenton Herald.
Working at UC It was clear research is not about the truth but grants and government money. The global warming scare has produced a huge downpour of money for research. Any mystery why so many scientists claim some belief in global warming?
The climate industry is costing taxpayers $79 billion and counting. (A monopsony is where there is only one buyer or provider of funds)
The Science and Public Policy Institute announces the publication of Climate Money, a study by Joanne Nova revealing that the federal Government has a near-monopsony on climate science funding. This distorts the science towards self-serving alarmism. Key findings: Read more
After one of the alligators at Savannah’s Oatland Island Wildlife Center was observed swallowing a sandal that fell into an exhibit Thursday, the animal was removed for observation. When the potential intestinal obstruction was not regurgitated as hoped, the 5-footer was sedated, its mouth spread wide, while gutsy animal care technician Allison Ballentine reached down its throat and into the stomach to retrieve the shoe. Story and photo series at WJBF-TV.
If the president does not have to pay fines, or be accountable, and his staff does not have to pay taxes why should we. His staff said that lots of people do what the president does it is not big deal. So if you have to go to court on a fine use the president defense, Just say “the white house say it is no big deal, even the president does it” Read more
July 25, 2009 9:10 AM EDT
LONDON – Harry Patch, the last British army veteran of World War I, has died at 111, the nursing home where he lived said Saturday.The Fletcher House care home in Wells, southwest England, said Patch died early Saturday.”He just quietly slipped away at 9 a.m. this morning,” said care home manager Andrew Larpent. “It was how he would have wanted it, without having to be moved to hospitals but here, peacefully with his friends and carers.” Read more
Living in New Jersey will cause you to go over the edge especially if you are a wild animal
It’s been a wild week indeed for Boonton, NJ Police Officer Tom Cacciabeve. First, he responded to a report of a black bear that swiped packages of chicken, hamburgers, sausage, steaks and a loaf of bread from a home’s freezer. Later in the week he was called to assist officers who were forced to use Mace to subdue and capture an aggressive groundhog that attacked a citizen. Protect and serve. In the Daily Record.
With all the print news papers going out of business the Boston Herald picked a bad time to quit accepting advertising. But I bet they still advertise sex, XXX movies, and any other sleazy or other inappropriate thing you can think of. Under pressure from anti-gun groups, the Boston Herald has announced it will discontinue the distribution of Uncle Henry’s Swap or Sell it Guide, a Maine-based periodical that accepted ads for firearms. “There’s concern that firearms for sale in the book end up on the streets of Boston, and we didn’t want any part of that,” said a Herald spokesperson. In The Boston Globe.
‘Surge in global temps since 1977 can be attributed to a 1976 climate shift in the Pacific Ocean’
A new peer-reviewed climate study is presenting a head on challenge to man-made global warming claims. The study by three climate researchers appears in the July 23, 2009 edition of Journal of Geophysical Research. Read more
A fashion-conscious Houston carjacker, after being shot by his 74-year-old victim, ran into a nearby house, broke a window to escape but those gansta-stylish baggy pants that require color coordination with your boxers apparently became stuck…so he left them behind like a parting gift. His mother told him to always wear clean underwear since he was an accident waiting to happen. He ran into a 74 year old who was not going to be his victim.
The pantless-perpetrator was apprehended several blocks away by authorities.