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Summer Tanager - LaffIte's Cove Spring 2014

Drone warfare: life on the new frontline

Safely ensconced behind flickering computer screens, military personnel are waging war in lands thousands of miles away. But is there a hidden human cost to remote-controlled combat?<p>Just a three-hour drive from Washington DC on the scenic Virginia coast, Langley Air Force Base is home to one of the …

Military

The Invention That Could End Obesity

A Michigan surgeon invented an apparatus that he believes tricks the brain into thinking the stomach is full. His Full Sense Device could be a lifesaver for millions of obese Americans and raises questions about how hunger — our most basic human impulse — even works.

Satellites and seafood: China keeps fishing fleet connected in disputed waters | Reuters

TANMEN China (Reuters) - On China’s southern Hainan island, a fishing boat captain shows a Reuters reporter around his aging vessel. He has one high-tech piece of kit, however: a satellite navigation system that gives him a direct link to the Chinese coastguard should he run into bad weather or a …

IDF: New video of mortar explosion - CNN Video

FAWN-BREASTED TANAGER Pipraeidea melanonota Displaying Feather, Eye and Bill Finery in Mindo in Northwestern ECUADOR. Tanager Photo by Peter Wendelken.

Five ways Apple could push headphone technology forward

Advertisement<p>25 Comments<p>Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images<p>In early May, the tech world was buzzing about a rumor posted on Secret that Apple might …

The Long History Of The Gaza Tunnels

During the current round of fighting in the Gaza Strip, Kareem, a 40-year-old Palestinian, witnessed a Hamas tunnel exposed.<p>"There is a chicken coop near us," said Kareem, who lives on the eastern edge of Gaza City, bordering on farmland. "We know it's a chicken coop."<p>But an Israeli attack, which …

Pentagon plan could help Ukraine target rebels’ missiles

In the Soviet era, great leaders had cities named after them. St. Petersburg, the imperial capital, was rechristened in honour of Lenin and Volgograd became Stalingrad. Now, as modern Russia strives to recapture its past glory, the practice seems ready for a revival.<p>"Sochi is Putingrad," says Marat …

How Do You Lose A Half-Million Birds?

In late July and August, something remarkable happens in the air above Lake Murray in South Carolina. Around sunset, hundreds of thousands of purple martins come streaming toward the center of the lake from every direction, swirling together in a massive flock that darkens the sky. After an hour or …

“Deep Dive” on Immigration

Faced with a life in poverty, of violence and far from their families, over 57,000 unaccompanied minors have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border since …

Here's How US Marines Evacuate An Embassy In A Hostile Country

The U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya, was evacuated on Saturday in response to intense insurgent fighting, according to the State Department.<p>A Marine quick reaction force led the evacuation with assistance from two USMC MV-22 Ospreys, three Air Force F-16 fighter jets, and an undisclosed number of …

Military

Cardinal Red

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Texas Valley Yellow-throated Warbler November 2012

Lincoln's Sparrow

Sissor-tailed Flycatcher - Laffite's Cove Spring 2014

Worm-eating Warbler - Laffite's Cove Spring 2014

Gray Catbird - Laffite's Cove Spring 2014

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Bourbon: A History of the American Spirit Is A Liquor Biography

Biographies have come a long way since we were all forced to read them in school. But as much as we like reading about the influential people of the …

A's vs. Mariners Game Postponed Due to Field Conditions at Oakland Coliseum

Despite no rain falling over O.co Coliseum in Oakland, the game between the Athletics and Mariners was postponed due to poor field conditions. The Athletics tweeted the news:<p>According to DonBest.com, the game won't be made up during what supposed to be a four-game series:<p>The reason for the …

Baseball

How to Debone Deer in 8 Minutes

I just returned from speaking at the Illinois Deer & Turkey Expo. I've been going to these deer shows for a long time, and I learn something new each …

Jumping Fish Are "Awesome." What's Making Them Jump Might Not Be

This short video gave me a good chuckle. Here you have a public beach and a man on a raft with a GoPro camera. He must have thought he was really …

Gun and Ammunition Sales Dropping in 2014

The sales of guns and ammunition both seem to have peaked and are now falling, Bloomberg Businessweek reports. The story cites a decline in …

Some Science On How Bass Contract And Fight "Colds"

Not long ago, I was having a conversation with my friend Jim Burris, who is not only an avid bass fisherman, but a fish biologist at Duke University …