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Teen Who Walked 5 Hours to Get to Work Now Drives, Thanks to GoFundMe Campaign

A California teen used to walk nearly five hours to and from work every day, but thanks to the kindness of local police officers and support from …

Empathy

Scary reason you should never let your dog lick your face

If you're a dog lover, then you know there's nothing sweeter than your pup cuddling up in your lap and giving you some smooches. They're showing you their love, and just want some attention in return!<p>We've always heard that our dog's tongue is cleaner than the toilet, right?<p>Well, not exactly. …

Pets

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A Philip Randolph: For Jobs and Freedom

Gordon Parks, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Pictures That Changed the World

The words “Lord, plant my feet on higher ground” rang out from the churches of Alabama, as black Americans opened their hymnals to sing. The year was …

Black History

Revealed: how ethnic minority graduates lose out on jobs

A groundbreaking study identifies significant disparities in life chances among UK students<p>Ethnic minority graduates in Britain are much less likely to be employed than their white peers six months after graduation – and many can expect to earn less for years afterwards.<p>This dramatic divergence in …

Higher Education

7 racial justice activists talk about the evolution of Black History Month

If there’s one thing racial justice activists want you to know about black history, it’s that black history is far from over.<p>We're all encouraged to …

ABC’s top executive resigns, network names first black broadcast channel president

In a move that surprised many in the television industry on Wednesday, ABC abruptly announced the resignation of its entertainment president, Paul Lee, who has been in charge of programming since 2010 and helped develop multiple popular shows for the network, from “Scandal” to “Revenge.”<p>ABC then …

TV

Study: Bigger Walleye Live In Lakes With Ciscoes

Trophy walleye hunters, you'll want to take notes.<p>A 2009 study, published in the <i>North American Journal of Fisheries Management,</i> found that in lakes …

Mountain Lion Under Minivan Prompts Hound Hunting Reversal in Oregon

After Oregon residents complained of cougar sightings near playgrounds, school bus stops, and under one woman's van, the Oregon House approved a bill …

Bird-Eating Deep-Sea Dwellers Prove You Don't Know Everything About Fish Behavior

The monkfish (pictured below) is definitely one of the most hideous looking fish in the ocean. But, if you frequent posh seafood joints, you might …

Police Bust Walleye Poaching Ring in Minnesota

Authorities in Minnesota have busted what appears to be a massive gamefish poaching ring that allegedly used nets to haul thousands of pounds of …

Beaver Attack: Angler Killed by Rodent in Belarus

A fisherman on a trip with two friends to Lake Shestakov in Balarus bled to death after being attacked by a beaver when he tried to get a close-up …

Man Lands Heaviest Fish Ever Caught in Arizona

An Arizona man with one of the coolest nicknames (and personalized license plates) around just hauled in the largest fish ever recorded in the state …

Best Fishing "Sideshow" Story: Winner Announced

Let me start by saying that I was quite impressed with the depth and emotion of the comments by all who replied to my rather loaded question of …

Study: Asian Carp Already in the Great Lakes

A new study suggests that Asian carp, the bane of pretty much everyone and the one species we all hope never makes it to the Great Lakes, is in fact …

Make Time to Chase Rumors and Fish Unfamiliar Waters

How many times have you or one of your buddies said something to this effect: <i>I hear there's good INSERT SPECIES HERE fishing over at INSERT BODY OF</i> …

Utah 'Mountain Man' Captured: Hunters Lead Authorities to Fugitive Hiding in Wilderness for 6 Years

A pair of Utah hunters are being credited for the capture of a notorious fugitive after they encountered the man in the woods.<p>From this story on …

Man Faces Charges for Shooting Deer in PA Walmart Parking Lot

You can find literally everything you need to hunt deer at Walmart, including, apparently, the deer...<p>From this story on cbslocal.com: <i><br>An Indiana</i> …

Great White Shark Drags Charter Boat for 5 Miles

Here's one that's ripe for a <i>Jaws</i> joke: A Canadian tourist out for a leisurely day of charter boat fishing off Florida's coast hooked into a massive …

Stickbaits for Trout: Match Your Lure to the Size of Your River

Growing up, I pretty much threw nothing but spinners during the spring trout season. My dad, my grandfather, and I were Panther Martin men. It wasn't …

The Golden Rules of Buying Bass Lures

It's usually around early May that I see bass fishermen (at least the ones that procrastinate) make a dash to the tackle shop to load up on new baits …

Underwater robot seeks out endangered sturgeons

In previous years, scientists had tracked the migrational routes of tagged sturgeons off the mid-Atlantic coast. In the current study, the …

Remote Controls

Fisherman reels in 50lb 'Beast of Billericay' catfish after it eluded anglers for more than 20 years

• Pete Hudd reels in 50lb 4oz catfish during late night fishing session<br>• Anglers claim to have hooked the elusive fish before - but it has always broken …

South African fisherman becomes first person ever to be convicted of killing a great white shark

• Leon Bekker was fishing from the shore using heavy duty tackle<br>• He was fined £8,500 under the Marine Living Resources Act<p>By<p>A south African man has …

Retake the Lake With High-Tech Fishing Lures

The newest trends in lure tech will have you reeling in the big ones.<p>The newest trends in lure tech will have you reeling in the big ones.

Bass Facts and Myths: 19 Things You Didn't Know About Bass

While I'm irritating every hard-core bass angler reading this, let's pull the covers off the greatest of all excuses for not catching bass: the cold …

Dangerous Fish: 10 Fish You Need to Handle With Care

Outside of the ones that can eat a human being whole, fish aren't generally thought of as being dangerous to your health. There are some, however, …