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US fishery council halts commercial sardine fishing as Pacific Ocean numbers plunge

In the latest sign of ocean woes a US regional commission is halting commercial sardine fishing off America's West Coast as the number of fish in the …

Fishing trawler nearly capsizes after getting a tow from a Russian submarine

<b>A fishing trawler was dragged along sideways by a suspected Russian submarines recently, nearly killing four sailors.</b><p>Skipper Paul Murphy was helming …

James Bond-style pen with flare launcher and 'fishing line' included

Keen camper Nolan Brundige creates Endure Survival Pen to rival James Bond's gadgets after setting out to design multi-tool to save space on outdoor trips<p>If <b>James Bond</b> had a pen, it would probably be like this one - because it comes with a built-in flare gun to get you out of trouble if you get lost.<p>…

James Bond

US military commander: Russian military ‘far more capable’ than Soviet Union’s

A top U.S. military commander warned that Russia’s modern military is now “far more capable” than that of the Soviet Union, saying Moscow is “messaging” the United States that “they’re a global power.”<p>The warning over Russia’s military might from Adm. William Gortney, head of U.S. Northern Command, …

Beautiful EarthPorn Will Make You Feel Very, VERY Small

It's a big, big world, and these are big, BIG photos.<p>In a stunning series of round-the-world photo tours, online nonprofit AirPano shows us just how tiny we really are compared to our dazzling planet of teeming cities, sprawling mountains and wide-open waterfalls. It's pretty much the best …

Gliders

The world’s must-visit islands

With draws including Jurassic Park-like scenery, hand-blown glass and thousand-strong king penguin colonies, these five islands don’t need tropical beaches to thrill.<p>Often featuring unique geography, wildlife and culture, islands can easily become a world unto themselves. But to find the most …

How To Get Professional Travel Photos On Your Next Vacation

Ever wish you could leave vacation with professional-grade photos? Thanks to a travel photography company called Flytographer, this wish isn't as out-of-reach as it sounds.<p>Nicole Smith, a former Microsoft marketing consultant, started Flytographer in 2013. It all began with a series of bad photos …

4 Ways Entrepreneurship Changes You Forever

Every innovator and venture-seeker I've talked to about how entrepreneurship changes you agrees the change is deep and often irreversible.<p>Some things you do in life change you forever. Obvious examples may be falling in love, having a baby, graduating college or your first beer. For many--myself …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

Why You Shouldn't Book Flights Too Far In Advance

Are you one of those people who think it's never too early to book a flight? A recent study disproves that responsible theory, and it'll make you want to wait a few weeks to buy those plane tickets.<p>CheapAir, an online travel agency, recently analyzed 2014 flight data and found that while buying a …

Air Travel

President Obama's Budget: Five Small Steps Forward, One Big Step Back

On February 2, President Obama released a budget outline for fiscal year 2016 with many proposals that reflect Americans' most cherished values and priorities, according to opinion polls. The $4-trillion proposal is only a starting point for lengthy budget negotiations in the Republican-controlled …

30 Of The World’s Most Breathtaking Hiking Trails You Must Visit

Hikers brave the harshest climates, the highest peaks and most forbidding terrains to experience the Earth like no others possible could. Whether …

Hiking

No, Blue Collar and Middle-Skill Careers Aren't Second Rate

Plumber. Welder. Electrician. Construction manager. To many people, these careers sound dumb, dirty, and dangerous. They sound like careers for people who set their goals too low. They sound like careers for people who don't make a difference in the world.<p>How wrong these views are!<p>For almost 30 …

8 Google Maps Hacks That Will Change The Way You Travel

We knew Google Maps could show us the world. But we didn't know the app could pull quite so many game-changing travel tricks.<p>From booking a black car to planning a ski route, this little tool is primed to completely revamp the way we travel. Here are some of the smartest Google Maps hacks to enjoy …

Maps