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Survival Skills Credited in Kayakers' Rescue in Arizona

Three kayakers stranded in Arizona after river debris pierced their rubber rafts were rescued thanks to their survival skills, which included making …

This terrifying GIF shows how much Arctic ice has disappeared in the last 20 years

National Geographic<p>During his announcement of the most sweeping reform to fight climate change last week (Aug. 2), President Obama mentioned how cartographers had to change their maps to reflect global warming’s effect on our planet.<p>“Shrinking ice caps forced National Geographic to make the biggest …

High hopes for fishing of invasive green crabs

P.E.I.'s first commercial green crab fishery is underway.<p>Fourteen fishermen have been granted licences from the federal Department of Fisheries and …

Three New Camp Stoves for Better Outdoor Cooking

At last week’s summer Outdoor Retailer convention in Salt Lake City a number of great new products were unveiled for the very first time. In addition …

‘Gentleman’ octopus taps prey on shoulder before attacking

The Pacific striped octopus taps its prey on the shoulder, kisses and cuddles while mating and feeds its partner<p>When it comes to good manners the Pacific striped octopus may be the king of the ocean.<p>Unlike other cephalopods which grab their prey and tackle it to the sea bed in a flurry of …

Boy who capsized in frigid water: 'God told me to paddle back'

SEQUIM, Wash. -- A 6-year-old boy is telling a harrowing story of survival after he and his grandfather's kayak capsized in Dungeness Bay near Sequim.<p>…

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Savage Axis II Review Begins

This Savage Axis II retails for $475 and comes loaded — with features, that is. Synthetic stock (lightweight, durable), Weaver Kaspa 3-9×40 scope …

Ivan Iskenderian, Australian Fisherman, Helps Remove Fishing Line From Whale's Mouth

World<p>An Australian fisherman says he had a close encounter with a whale when it apparently came looking for help.<p>Ivan Iskenderian was fishing with some friends in Middle Harbour, Sydney, when he spotted a whale in trouble swimming next to his boat, according to Seven Network, an Australian …

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A Lost Climber's Pack Emerges 30 Years After an Avalanche

In the summer of 1986, three young men and their guide were swept up in a giant avalanche that rolled down Mount Baker, burying everything in its …

Rabbit miraculously escapes avalanche

Footage of a snowboarder in Russia captures the moment a rabbit bounds into an avalanche, before amazingly managing to jump its way free<p>Never has the song <i>Run Rabbit Run</i> seemed so apt as in this video of a plucky bunny fighting its way out of an avalanche.<p>Filmed in Kamchatka in the far east of …

Climber Had Camera Rolling When Earthquake and Avalanche Struck Everest

German climber Jost Kobusch had his camera rolling at the Mount Everest basecamp when the 2015 Nepal earthquake struck this past weekend. His footage …

3 instructors guilty after avalanche death

3 instructors guilty after avalanche death <br>Friday August 7, 2015 - Email this article to a friend<p><b>The accident happened in Tignes, France, in December</b> …

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Mount Everest climber describes ‘horrible’ scene after Nepal earthquake triggers deadly avalanche

By Marissa Payne<p>Marissa Payne<p>Reporter<p>Bio Follow<p>A massive earthquake in Nepal triggered an avalanche on Mount Everest on Saturday, leaving at least 10 people dead on the mountain and several more injured. It is unclear if those who died were climbers or guides. The avalanche, according to Ang …

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Patagonia's First Food is Wild Idea Buffalo Jerky

Patagonia dabbed into the food & drink category two years ago for its 40th anniversary with New Belgium Brewing, but the alcoholic nature of the …

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The men who went up a mountain but came down a hill (after they found it was 23 millimetres too small)

Three English surveyors have gone up a mountain and come down a hill after successfully challenging the status of a Snowdonia summit<p>It was a young Hugh Grant, playing a cartographer sent to measure a Welsh peak, who became “The Englishman who went up a hill but came down a mountain” when he starred …

10 Places in Iceland to Connect with Earth and Nature

Driving through <b>Iceland</b>, the land of Fire and Ice, is a powerful journey. As you admire its landscapes, your mind and soul experience incredible …

The Firestarter Survival Bracelet Is Pretty Much The Ultimate Survival Tool

If Bear Grylls had five minutes, three raisins, and a stick we're pretty sure he'd come up with something almost entirely identical to the …

Why 10,000-Year-Old Gravity-Defying Rocks Haven't Toppled

Weird Science<p>Giant rocks stacked in seemingly gravity-defying poses could indicate that earthquakes on the San Andreas Fault can jump to another major fault in Southern California, which in turn could affect the severity of quakes in the region and how the state prepares for future temblors.<p>The …

Enter the Optical Illusion Graffiti Void

Don't worry—you can't actually fall down these rabbit holes.<p>When you stare into any of the abysses created by German graffitist 1010, the abysses stare back at you—or at least they appear to. Inspired by the relationship between optics and neurology, the Hamburg-based artist has amassed a cult …

Our Extinction Problem May Be Far, Far Worse Than We Think

New research suggests that 130,000 species are gone forever.<p>The sharp decline of land snail species in Hawaii may have frightening implications for the extinction rates of animals worldwide.<p>A multinational team of researchers argue that because the International Union for Conservation of Nature's …

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Featured Creature: Hummingbird Hawk-Moth | Blog | Nature | PBS

Animals all face the same challenges: finding enough to eat and surviving long enough to pass on their genes. While there are endless ways Nature has …

French couple who died in desert gave son extra water, sheriff said

<b>(CNN) —</b> A French couple who died while hiking in a New Mexico desert on a 100-degree day may have kept their 9-year-old son alive by giving him extra water rations, Otero County Sheriff Benny House said.<p>Ornella Steiner, 51, and David Steiner, 42, of Bourgogne, France, were found dead last week off …

A Florida Deputy Went Fishing And Ended Up Reeling In $12 Million Worth Of Cocaine

When you go fishing, and you cast your line into the blue waters (if you’re in New Jersey, the brown abyss) you cross your fingers and hope for a monstrous halibut, a juicy salmon, or if you’re lucky, a majestic swordfish. What you don’t expect is to find $12 million worth of the white, powdery …

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So You've Just Won The Lottery -- What's on Your Travel Bucket List?

I decided to take a few minutes from my busy day and ponder the thought. Having traveled to 85 countries, I consider myself blessed to have seen more than my fair share of the world.<p>You've just won the lottery and have a pile of cash you can use to travel wherever you want in the world, with …

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