Kent Boucher

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Living on Other Planets: What Would It Be Like?

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live on the moon? What about Mars, or Venus or Mercury? We sure have and that's why we decided to …

Astronomy

Primal Health: Overcoming Human Captivity | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Jonathan Mead.</i><p>The average man’s life in modern times is not that different from a wild animal in a zoo.<p>Sure, …

Exercise

Booyah Pad Crasher Frog Review

If seeing a big bass explode on a topwater frog doesn’t get your heart pumping, you need to get your pulse checked. Seriously—make an appointment …

How to start a fire in the wild (using bow drill, hand drill, flint, and other methods)

Tips for Lighting Fires<p>Always light your fire from the upwind side. Make sure you lay the tinder, kindling, and fuel so that your fire will burn as …

A Beginner's Guide to Hunting Morel Mushrooms

<b>Morels are America's mushroom</b>, more so than any other. It may be because they're widespread, they're easy to identify, and they come up in the …

Bears free agent prudence could prove to be virtue come the NFL draft

On a day when the rest of the NFL defied logic by overpaying free agents and overreaching on trades, the Bears prudently stayed true to general manager Ryan Pace's day one pledge to become a draft-driven team again.<p>March madness, NFL style, began in earnest at 3 p.m. Tuesday with the Bears happily …

NFL

Venus From 33 Years Ago, and Why We Need to Explore

Venera 14 view of the surface of Venus<p>Venera 14 operated on the surface of Venus for 57 minutes on March 5, 1982. This image from the lander was …

When and where to find shed deer antlers

Shed Antler hunting, photo from Iowa DNR<p>×<p>When and where to find shed deer antlers<p>Shed Antler hunting, photo from Iowa DNR<p>From the middle of January …

New map of human genetics contains clues for Alzheimer's and cancer

Getting a handle on the epigenome<p>Alzheimer's disease may involve the immune system, and researchers might have figured out how to pinpoint the origin of a cancer that has spread prior to diagnosis. These are just some of the findings reported today in a series of studies published in the <i>Nature</i> …

An Inside Look at the Rock River Arms AR-15 Factory

Football Physics And The Science Of Deflategate

Does the ideal gas law explain 11 deflated footballs?<p>News reports say that 11 of the 12 game balls used by the New England Patriots in their AFC championship game against the Indianapolis Colts were deflated, showing about 2 pounds per square inch (psi) less pressure than the 13 psi required by the …

A Black Panther May Not Be What You Think

As the superhero of the same name sets box-office records, learn more about the misunderstood big cats.<p>As theatergoers around the world marvel at the new superhero movie <i>Black Panther</i>, we here at National Geographic wanted to share some facts about these real-life fascinating felines.<p>First things …